IELTS Listening Practice Test 27 with answers

IELTS Listening Practice Test 27
IELTS Listening Practice Test 27

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Section 1

You will hear a number of different recordings and you have to answer questions on what you hear. There will be time for you to read the instructions and questions and you will have a chance to check your work.

All the recordings will be played once only. The test is in 4 Sections. At the end of the test you will be given 10 minutes to transfer your answers to an answersheet.

Section One – Questions 1-10

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

KATE   
Her first impressions of the town  Example : quiet 
Type of accomodation (1)
Her feelings about the accommodation  (2)
Her feelings about the other students  (3)
Name of course  Environmental studies 
Difficulties experienced on the course  (4)
Suggestions for improving the course  (5)

 

LUKI  
First type of accommodation  (6)
Problems with the first accommodation  (7)
Second type of accommodation  (8)
Name of course  (9)
Comments about the course  Computer room busy
Suggestions for improving the course  (10)

 

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Section  2

Questions 11-20

Complete the notes below. Use NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer

There are many kinds of bicycles available:

  • racing
  • touring
  • (11) ……………………………………….
  • ordinary

They vary in price and (12) ………………………………………….

Prices range from $50.00 to (13) ……………………………………

Single speed cycles are suitable for (14) ……………………………

Three speed cycles are suitable for (15) …………………………….

Five and ten speed cycles are suitable for longer distances, hills and (16) ……………………………………….

Ten speed bikes are better because they are (17) ………………………. in price but (18) …………………………………

Buying a cycle is like (19) …………………………….

The size of the bicycle is determined by the size of the (20) ……………………………………….

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Section 3

Section Three – Questions 21-32

Questions 21-24

Circle the correct answer.

21. At first, Fiona thinks that Martin’s tutorial topic is

A inappropriate

B dull

C interesting

D fascinating

22. According to Martin, the banana

A has only recently been cultivated

B is economical to grow

C is good for your health

D is his favourite food

23. Fiona listens to Martin because she

A wants to know more about bananas

B has nothing else to do today

C is interested in the economy of Australia

D wants to help Martin

24. According to Martin, bananas were introduced into Australia from

A India

B England

C China

D Africa

Questions 25-30

Complete Martin’s notes Use NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

Commercially grown banana plant:

Each banana tree produces (25) ……………………… of bananas.

On modern plantations in tropical conditions, a tree can bear fruit after (26) ……………………………

Banana trees prefer to grow (27) …………………………. and they require rich soil and (28) …………………………. The fruit is often protected by (29) ………………………………….

Ripe bananas emit a gas which helps other (30) ……………………………

 Questions 31 and 32

Circle the TWO correct boxes.

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Section 4

Section Four – Questions 33-41

Questions 33-35

Circle the correct answer

According to the first speaker:

33. The focus of the lecture series is on

A organising work and study          

B maintaining a healthy lifestyle      

C coping with homesickness

D settling in at university

34. The lecture will be given by

A the president of the Union      

B the campus doctor                

 C  a sports celebrity

 D a health expert

35. This week’s lecture is on

A campus food          

B dieting   

C sensible eating                

D saving money

Questions 36-39

Complete the notes. Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

A balanced diet:

A balanced diet will give you enough vitamins for normal daily living.

Vitamins in food can be lost through (36) …………………………………………

Types of vitamins:

(a) Fat soluble vitamins are stored by the body.

(b) Water soluble vitamins – not stored, so you need a (37) ……………………………………….

Getting enough vitamins

Eat (38) ……………………………………………….. of foods.

Buy plenty of vegetables and store them in (39) ……………………………………….

Questions 40-41

Complete the diagram by writing NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS in the boxes provided.

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Answers

Section 1

1  student accommodation/ hostel

2  awful food

3  not friendly/ kept to themselves

4  lecturers (too) busy

5  regular meetings/ meetings with lecturers/ fortnightly meetings

6  family/ homestay

7  lot of noise/ children made noise/ difficult to study

8  student house

9  (Bachelor of) Computing

10  reserve computer time

Section 2

11  mountain

12  quality

13  $2,000

14  short/casual rides

15  town riding/ shopping

16  serious touring

17  similar/ almost the same

18  better quality (components)

19  buying clothes

20  frame

Section 3

21  B

22  C

23  D

24  B

25  one bunch

26  15 months

27  uphill/ on hillsides

28  lots of/plenty of water

29  plastic bags

30  bananas (to) ripen/ ones (to) ripen

31  & 32 : C, D (in either order)

Section 4

33  B

34  D

35  C

36  cooking

37  (regular) daily intake

38  (a) variety

39  the dark/ the fridge/ a cool place/ a dark place

40  eat in moderation/ not too much

41  eat lots/ eat most

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