IELTS Listening Practice Test 100

IELTS Listening Practice Test 100
IELTS Listening Practice Test 100

In the Listening Test 100, you will hear 4 audio recordings and answer questions 1-40 based on said recordings.

Section 1 is a telephone conversation between an overseas student and a group of people discussing an international conference on computing technology.

Section 2 is a guide talking about cooking ginger on the radio broadcast.

Section 3 is an interview about global warming.

 Section 4 is an extract from a talk about preventive medicine and how students can look after their own health.



Section 1

Questions 1-10

Questions 1-10

Complete the notes below.

Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.


Contact University: (Example) New South Wales University
Conference start date:   1__________________
Conference location:   2__________________
Reservation phone No.:   3__________________
Cost:  $360 for 4 days
Student rate:  $180 for 4 days or 4__________________
Contact person:  5__________________
Candidate’s name: John Helatone, a computing technology student from 6__________________University
Take action fast!  
Closing date for talk:  7__________________
Send outline including:   8__________________
Maximum length:   300 words
Also send:  9__________________
E-mail address:

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Section 2

Questions 11-20

Questions 11-14

Complete the notes as you listen. Use NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

Weekly Cooking Corner – Gingers

Ginger is a spicy-tasting root related to the bamboo family and has a variety of uses in the kitchen. (Example)

The Chinese used ginger principally for 11___________________.

Ginger was first grown in 12____________________ and ______________________

Spice traders were able to get 13__________________ for ginger.

Ginger was introduced to Australia in the 14__________________ century.

Questions 15-17

Complete the table below.

Use NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

Ginger Production in Australia
Cause Effect
High rainfall in Queensland 15_________________
High 16___________________ Australian ginger was not price competitive
17_________________ Supplies of ginger ran low

Questions 18-20

Complete the fact sheet below.

Use NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.


Cooperative was formed with  £ 18______________ and two wooden vats and 19_______________ of raw ginger.

40% of ginger is used in 20_________________.

60% of ginger exported to Asia, Europe and elsewhere.

Also check :

Section 3

Questions 21-30

Questions 21-25

Complete the notes below.

Use NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

Opinions about Global Temperature

Scientists want to know whether global warming is caused by 21____________________ .

Insulation may cause the Earth to 22_____________________.

There are many 23___________________ on the global climate.

The 24______________________ does not remain static.

We cannot understand the global climate without understanding 25____________________.

Questions 26-27

Complete the table.

Use NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

The method used to measure temperature Location of instruments
From thermometers in buoys in the sea
When water is drawn through the 26________________ of ships   in the sea
ATSR (infra-red detector) 27__________________

Questions 28-30

Choose THREE letters, A-F

Which THREE advantages of the ATSR are mentioned by Dr Parkinson?

A. Is located In two places

B. measures very accurately

C. produces large amounts of data

D. correct to within 3 degrees centigrade

E. can view 500 kilometers at a time

F. lasts two and a half years

Section 4

Questions 31-40

Questions 31-40

Complete the notes below.

Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

How to Make Personal Control of One’s Health

31_____________________ should take charge of their health.

The single greatest threat to health is 32__________________.

Disturbing findings about men’s health • the group who was at most risk of early death is 33_____________________.

Possible causes are:

drinking too much alcohol;

heavy smoking;


no adequate exercise.

Environmental factors affecting health:

air or water pollution

the threat of 35______________ is most under-rated.

Personal control of one’s health:

A well-funded education campaign will help enhance 36_________________

and many illnesses could be prevented by 37______________________.

Do exercises for 38______________________ so you may find someone to join you.

Make adequate 39______________________ to prevent sports injury.

Reduce injuries by using 40____________________ techniques.



Section 1

1. 15-18 September/ 15th to 18th September

2. (the) Pacific Hotel

3. 07 9444 1233

4. $50 a day

5. (Professor) Dorfman.

6. London

7. last Friday

8. (an) interesting title

9. (a) short/brief CV

10. admin

Section 2

11. medicine/medical purposes

12. China, India (in either order)

13. a good price / (a) lot of money

14. (early) 20th

15. Perfect / Ideal (conditions)

16. production cost(s) / cost of production

17. The Second World War/ World War II

18. 25

19. 14 tons

20. Australia

Section 3

21. Human activities

22. Get warmer

23. Influences

24. Earth’s temperature

25. (the) oceans

26. Engines

27. (in) space/(in) orbit/ above us / on the Earth

28. B, C, E (in any order)

29. B, C, E (in any order)

30. B, C, E (in any order)

Section 4

31. Patients

32. smoking

33. young men

34. heavy diet

35. (the) sun

36 .public health (standards)

37 .healthy lifestyle (choices)

38. fun/pleasure

39. warm-up

40. cross-training

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