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IELTS Listening Practice Test 28

IELTS Listening Practice Test 28 – with Answers

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In the Listening Test 28, you will hear 4 audio recordings and answer questions 1-40.

Section 1 is a conversation between a travel agent and a customer about booking transport for a trip.

Section 2 is a conversation among a group of people and a tour guide about the Bestley Castle.

Section 3 is a conversation among 3 university students about a presentation.

Section 4 is a lecture on nuclear fusion.

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Section 1

Question 1-10

Questions 1 and 2

Complete the notes below.

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

The caller works as a teacher

1. There will be ……………. passengers on the train. 

2. The students leave the school ……………….

Questions 3-8

Complete the notes below.

Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS AND/ OR A NUMBER for each answer.

Name of client: 3 ………………..

Address: Down Language School, Down House, 4 …………….. Brighton

Contact number: 5 …………… to be contacted on 01273512634

Pick-up time: 6 ………………..

Return time: 7 ………………

Purpose of hire: visit Stonehenge and 8 ……………

Questions 9 and 10

Answer the questions below using NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

9. What does the cost of hiring the coach include?

10. Who does the customer have to speak to before confirming the booking?

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Section 2

Question 11-20

Questions 11-15

Match the places. 

Write the correct letter A-H next to the Questions 11-15.

IELTS Listening Practice Test 28

11. tourist information 

12. car park

13. museum

14. picnic area

15. gift shop

Questions 16-18

Choose THREE letters A-F.

Which THREE activities or events do you need to pay to get in?

A. museum

B. castle

C. fireworks

D. gardens

E. rock concert

F. jazz concert

Questions 19 and 20

Answer the questions below.

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

19. How often is the charity event held? ………………………

20. Who does Age Concern help? …………………………

Also check :

Section 3

Questions 21-30

Questions 21-26

Choose the correct letter A, B or C

21. Before giving his presentation, Paul is worried about ……………………..

A. choosing what information to use.

B. not remembering what to say.

C. organizing the projection equipment.

22. Paul’s friends advise him not to ……………………

A. speak about popular periods.

B. talk at length about art history.

C. speak too quickly in the presentation.

23. Why does Paul like the idea of the timeline?

A. It will be visually pleasing.

B. It will save some time.

C. It will keep him focused.

24. Paul is going to show famous works of art to ……………………

A. show people that he has good taste.

B. make people think about what counts as art.

C. prove that modern art isn’t as good as classic art.

25. Paul wants his presentation to …………………..

A. change personal opinions.

B. create a big fight.

C. start an exciting debate.

26. What does Isabel say about modern artists?

A. They are skillful.

B. They paint like children.

C. They have a sense of freedom.

Questions 27-30

Complete the notes below. 

Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS for each answer.

TIPS TO FIND PICTURES

• go to fine art section in 27 …………………….

• ask 28 …………………. for access to slide bank

• if not, use the 29 ……………………..

• find pictures using a 30 ………………………

Section 4

Questions 31-40IELTS Ebooks CTA

Questions 31-33

Choose the correct letter A, B or C.

31. What does the speaker say about newspapers?

A. they never report developments in science accurately

B. he became interested in his subject because of a newspaper report

C. they only report developments in renewable energy technology

32. What significant event took place in 1956?

A. scientists discovered a new source of energy

B. a new type of power station came into service

C. Helium was first produced from hydrogen

33. What does the speaker consider to be the main problem with nuclear fusion?

A. irresponsible scientists make false claims on the subject

B. it takes too long to produce the required reaction

C. the reaction has not produced usable quantities of energy

Questions 34 and 35

Complete the sentences below.

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

34. Temperatures of at least ………………. degrees are needed for fusion to take place.

35. Creating the pressure required in a ………………. is a major technological problem.

Questions 36-40

Complete the summary below.

Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS for each answer.

In order for nuclear fusion to produce useful quantities of energy isotopes of hydrogen must be brought together at extremely high temperatures and pressures. A number of 36 …………….. will suspend the fuel so that it does not come into contact with the sides of the 37 ……………… Another one will raise the temperature of the fuel pellet to that required to start the 38 …………… Extra energy released in this process will be used to produce 39 …………….. that can be used to generate electricity. It is believed that the amount of energy that can be produced from 40 …………….. of fusion fuel is equivalent to that which can be produced from 10000 tonnes of fossil fuel.

Answers

Section 1

1. 34

2. on Monday

3. Paul Scott

4. hill street

5. school secretary

6. 7.30

7. 11 pm

8. bath

9. tax and insurance

10. school accountant

Section 2

11. F

12. G

13. D

14. B

15. H

16. B

17. C

18. E

19. every year

20. elderly people

Section 3

21. A

22. B

23. B

24. B

25. C

26. C

27. library

28. staff

29. computers

30. search engine

Section 4

31. B

32. B

33. C

34. 100 million

35. fusion reactor

36. lasers

37. reactor

38. reaction

39. steam

40. 1 kg

Continue with…Test 29

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