IELTS Listening Practice Test 10 with Answers

IELTS Listening Practice Test 10

In the Listening Test 10, you will hear 4 audio recordings and answer questions 1-40.

Section 1 is a telephonic conversation between Yuki who is a student from Japan and Mrs Grey in London, England who is going to provide homestay accommodation.

Section 2 is an immigration officer at a British embassy explaining the visa application process to a group of people who wish to go to the United Kingdom.

Section 3 is a conversation between the Market researcher officer questioning an elderly couple in a shopping mall about how their environmental awareness affects their shopping decisions.

Section 4 is a university lecture on good study habits and developing a study plan.

Audio

 

Section 1

Questions 1-10

Choose the correct letter, A-C

Mrs Grey ……………………..

A. recognised the caller

B. was expecting the call that day

C. waited for a call for a day or two

Example: C

Question 1

Choose the correct letter, A-C

1. Mrs Grey ………………………….

A. does not have any pets

B. had just put the kettle on for coffee when the call came

C. is impressed by Yuki waiting up late to call

Question 2-3

Complete the following sentence with NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

Yuki’s teacher says English people 2………………………. or go 3………………………….. after dinner.

 Question 4-5

Write NO MORE THAN ONE WORD or A TIME for each answer

4. About what time does Mrs Grey expect Fred to get back? …………………………

5. Who is the oldest among Yuki, Richard, and Ann? ……………………………

Question 6

Choose the correct letter, A-C

A. Ann is studying away at university.

B. Yuki will have his own room at the Grey’s.

C. Yuki is the Grey family’s first Japanese homestay student.

Question 7-10

Complete the following notes written by Mrs Grey with NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

Arrive Heathrow 7………………………………, 15th at 10:30 a.m.

Japan Airlines flight 8…………………………….

Lots of 9…………………………….. (so, take station wagon)

Write 10……………………………..

Also check : IELTS Listening preparation tips

Section 2 

Question 11-20

Question 11-12

Choose the correct letters, A-C

11. Why is the visa officer showing slides of forms?

A. The forms can be downloaded from ukvisas.gov.uk.

B. Copies of the forms are available in the visa office.

C. To reduce costs

12. Which of the following people don’t need an entry clearance before entering the UK?

A. Citizens of one of the European Economic Area countries

B. Visa nationals

C. Foreigners who intend to live in the UK with a British spouse

Question 13-15

Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

List three reasons why the holder of a valid UK visa may be refused entry to the UK on arrival.

13. ………………………………….

14. ………………………………….

15. ………………………………….

Question 16

Choose ONE letter, A-C

16. UK visas are usually ……………………………..

valid for three months

multiple entries

complete with the names of people the holder will stay with

Question 17

Answer the following question in NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS.

17. On the questionnaire, what question follows Country of Nationality? ……………………………….

Question 18-20

Choose THREE letters, A-F

The visa officer says sponsored visitors to the UK ………………………….

A. must have friends or relatives in the UK

B. can stay in the UK for less than six months

C. should leave the UK at the end of the visit

D. need to fill out a special application form

E. should have enough money to live on without working

F. cannot apply for a housing benefit

Section 3 

Question 21-30

Question 21-23

Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

What are the first three things that Joan says she is worried about?

21. …………………………….

22. …………………………….

23. …………………………….

Question 24

Choose the correct letter, A-C

24. Bob’s company

A. advises environmentally responsible companies and consumers

B. helps such companies educate consumers

C. advises consumers to buy green products

Question 25

Write ONE WORD for your answer.

25. What type of pollutant does Joan say is found at high levels in two Arctic animals? ………………………..

Question 26-27

Choose TWO letters, A-E

Why did John and Joan buy a new fridge?

A. Their old one was not working well.

B. Their old one was too large.

C. To save energy

D. They didn’t like the old one.

E. To save money on electricity bills

Question 28-30

Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

28. What are POPs? ……………………….

29. What type of illness does Joan mention? ………………………….

30. Where do John and Joan get most of their vegetables from? ………………………..

Section 4

Question 31-40

Question 31-32

Complete the following sentence.

Write NO MORE THAN ONE WORD for each answer.

The professor says studying properly uses our 31…………………………. and gives us 32……………………………..

Question 33-34

Write ONE WORD ONLY for each answer.

What two things does the professor say can be challenged by crosswords and computer games?

33. ………………………..

34. ………………………..

Question 35-37

Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer

What two immediate benefits of physical exercise does the professor mention?

35. …………………………….

36. ……………………………. and memory

37. The professor says we do things better when we do them in places that we ………………………….. a particular activity.

Question 38

Choose the correct letter, A-C

38. The professor says it is good to study in a library because of …………………….

A. the quiet

B. the academic atmosphere

C. the relaxing environment

Question 39-40

Complete the sentence with NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS for each answer.

The professor says questions raised before you start studying are like 39…………………………. and every forty or fifty minutes you should think back and 40………………………….

Answers

Section 1

1. C

2. watch television

3. to the pub

4. 8 p.m

5. Yuki

6. B

7. next Wednesday

8. JA2674

9. luggage

10. a big sign

Section 2

11. C

12. A

13. charged circumstances

14. false information

15. untold important facts

16. B

17. Current Location

18. B

19. C

20. E

Section 3

21. melting ice caps

22. tigers going extinct

23. her grandchildren’s future

24. A

25. PCBs

26. C

27. E

28. persistent organic pollutants

29. cancer

30. their own garden

Section 4

31. creativity

32. satisfaction

33. minds

34. reflexes

35. a positive mind

36. increasing creativity

37. associate with

38. B

39. little hooks

40. relax

Continue with…Test 11

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