IELTS Listening Practice Test 11

IELTS Listening Practice Test 11

In the Listening Test 11, you will hear 4 audio recordings and answer questions 1-40 based on these recordings.

Section 1 is a university student radio station broadcast.

Section 2 is a speech given at the annual meeting of an international computer company by the company president.

Section 3 is a conversation between Ms Mary and Mr Hays one of their former teacher highschool teachers.

Section 4 is a lecture on the achievement of the ancient Aztecs of Central America.

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Section 1

Questions 1-10

Choose the correct letter, A-C

The radio station broadcasts …………………………

A. national news and local news

B. campus news only

C. Portsmouth news

Example: C

Question 1-3

Choose the correct letters, A-C

1. The first part of the news will be ……………………..

A. entertainment

B. academic

C. sports

2. Mike is most likely to be studying …………………….

A. history

B. animal psychology

C. physics

3. How many goals did Molly Mbeka score against Southampton?

A. Three

B. Four

C. Five

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Question 4-5

Complete the following sentences with NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS for each answer

4. Susie Smith’s nickname is …………………………

5. Molly Mbeka comes from the country of ………………………

Question 6

Choose ONE letter, A-C

6. How many goals did Molly Mbeka score in international matches last year?

A. 25

B. A few more than 25

C. A lot more than 25

Question 7-10

Answer the following questions in NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS OR A NUMBER for each answer.

7. Why didn’t Bristol University’s two best players play against Portsmouth University? ………………………………..

8. Where does the bad news come from? ……………………………

9. What is Mike’s favourite beer? ……………………………

10. What is the radio station’s telephone number? …………………………..

Section 2

Question 11-20

Question 11-13

Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS for each answer.

Name three types of people in the audience

11. ……………………………..

12. ……………………………..

13. ……………………………..

Question 14-15

Choose TWO letters, A-E

Why were sales of the company’s new mobile phones disappointing?

A. The company didn’t promote them.

B. Poor market research

C. Lack of experience

D. Competitors were ready with new models.

E. Not easy to break into the cell phone market

Question 16

Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for your answer

16. In addition to reliability, what quality will the company stress in its next mobile phone marketing campaign? ……………………………

Question 17-20

Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS for each answer

17. The company’s professional digital cameras are selling well in the field of …………………………..

List two things that have reduced the company’s costs.

18. ……………………………….

19. ……………………………….

20. The company is not involved in digital music because of fierce competition, high legal fees, and ……………………………

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Section 3

Question 21-30

Question 21-23

Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS for each answer

21. What does Mary want to talk about with Mr Hays? …………………………….

22. Where are Mary’s parents? ……………………………….

23. Name one of Mary’s favourite places in the city where she lives …………………………

Question 24-25

Choose TWO letters, A-E

Which statements are correct?

A. Mary lives close to the countryside.

B. Mr Hays lives far from the sea.

C. Mary is enthusiastic about her university studies.

D. Mary used to like German.

E. Mary was good at German.

Question 26-29

Write ONE WORD for each answer.

26. When did Mary last talk with her mother or father?

27. What industry do Mary’s parents work in?

28. What city are Mary and Mr Hays meeting in?.

29. What high school club was Mary the president of?

Question 30

Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS for your answer

30. Where will Mary go as soon as she returns to university? ……………………………..

Section 4

Question 31-40

Question 31-34

Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer

31. Today, what stands on the site of Tenochtitlan? …………………………

32. The Aztecs prevented soil run-off by ………………………..

33. To prepare for chinampas, the Aztecs first ……………………..

34. The Aztecs used those floating gardens to plant vegetables like (name any 3 kinds of vegetables) ………………………

Question 35-38

Complete the table below.

Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS OR A NUMBER for each answer.

Data on the Aztec’s Calendar Stone
The number of years needed to make it 35 ……………………………..
Dimensions             Thickness: 3 feet
  Diameter. 36 ………………………. feet
  Weight: approx 24 tons
Number of months in a year 18
The number of days in each month 37 …………………………….
English meaning of “Nemontemi” 38 …………………………….

Question 39-40

Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

39. Apart from angry gods, what did the Aztecs blame for disease? …………………………….

40. What did Aztec doctors do to treat an illness? ………………………………..

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Answers

Section 1

1. C

2. B

3. B

4. Blond Dynamite

5. Ghana

6. A

7. injury

8. Students’ Union

9. Bitter

10. 8759 765

Section 2

11. board member

12. staff member

13. stockholder

14. C

15. E

16. long battery life

17. medical imaging

18. interest sourcing

19. energy efficiency

20. minimum

Section 3

21. university

22. New Zealand

23. Canterbury Cathedral

24. A

25. E

26. Easter

27. filming

28. London

29. Chess

30. debating society

Section 4

31. Mexico City

32. building terraces

33. dug canals

34. beans, chilli peppers, avocados, squash, tomatoes ( any three of these )

35. 52

36. 12

37. 20

38. sacrificial days

39. bad birth signs

40. using herbal medicine

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