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IELTS Listening Practice Test 40 - with Answers
IELTS Listening Practice Test 40 – with Answers

IELTS Listening Practice Test 40 – with Answers

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

Section 1 is a conversation between 2 friends who are planning to go visit an art gallery.

Section 2 you will hear a tour guide talking about Newgrange Passage Tomb in Ireland. 

Section 3 is a dialogue between a doctor and a patient. 

Section 4 is a lecture on Photography.

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Section 1

Questions 1-10

Q. 1-7

Complete the notes below.

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

Visiting Gaudi’s Exhibition

Example                                                                                                   Answer

Day of visit:                                                                                             tomorrow

Laurel’s schedule: 

Class at college until 1 __________

Jason’s schedule:

He says that his lecture finishes at 2 __________

Gallery’s name: Tate

Jason suggests they meet at the 3 __________ at 12.30

Laurel suggests they meet at the gallery’s 4 __________

Tickets prices:

Jason does not get a concession so be will pay 5 __________

Laurel will pay 6 __________ because she gets a concession.

 They will get there in Jason’s 7 __________

Q. 8-10

Complete the sentences below.

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

Address:

8 Flat: __________                            9 Number: __________
10 Street: __________                   Avenue, West Hampstead

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Section 2

Questions 11-20

Q. 11-16

Label the diagram below.

Choose SIX answers from the box and write the correct letter A-H.

IELTS Listening Practice Test 40

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12

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14

15

16

Q. 17-20

Complete the sentences below.

Write ONLY ONE WORD for each answer.

The Winter Solstice at Newgrange

17 Anyone may join the gathering of people at Newgrange for the Solstice sunrise; however, access to the chamber itself is __________
18 Access to the chamber is decided in advance by __________

19  The winners of the draw will be notified by the middle of __________

20 Each winner may bring a __________

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Section 3

Questions 21-30

Q. 21-24

Choose the correct answers A-C and write them next to 21-24 on your answer sheet.

21 What is the doctor’s name?

A Dr Garrison

B Dr Peters

C Dr Smith

22 The patient is looking for a remedy for his

A obesity.

B lack of exercise.

C stomach complaint.

23 How often does the patient exercise?

A about once a month

B every five days

C every hour

24 What does the doctor think?

A that the patient should make a list of what he likes to eat

B. that the patient should change his lifestyle

C. that there is no point in the patient going on exercising so hard

Q. 25-30

Complete the summary below.

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

Patient’s Diet:

Breakfast is to consist of hot water with squeezed lemon juice, which should be followed
25 __________ later by juice and cereal or toast. Organic honey or jam is permitted, but no

26 __________,  salt, or sugar is allowed. Lunch is to be a sandwich with salad and for dinner
27 __________ of brown rice or pasta with vegetables and fish. For dessert, you can have a piece of fruit or 28 __________ that can be bought from the shop opposite the 29 __________ in High Street. The patient must also absolutely abstain from
30 __________ and cigarettes.

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Sections 4

Question 31-40

Complete the notes below.

Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS for each answer.

Notes from Photography Lecture 2

Exposure = the amount of light you let strike your 31 __________

A good photographer must know:

How much light is required

How to control light reaching the film

How much light is required:

Usually determined by camera’s 32 __________ light metre.

How to control light reaching film:

Usually taken care of by aperture and shutter 33 __________

An aperture is simply a 34 __________that lets light pass through.

– aperture size is 35 __________ in f-numbers.

– a smaller f-number allows more light in.

The shutter has a 36 __________ role.

– prevents light from reaching film until the 37 __________ of exposure.

– opens for a predetermined amount of time.

– shutter 38 __________ is expressed in fractions of a second.

Overexposure = 39 __________  than necessary to capture an image.

– pale shades and poor, washed-out colours.

Underexposure = not enough light to capture an image.

– dark image, poor details and 40 __________

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Section 1

1. 11.30
2. 12.15
3. Tube
4. Ticket office
5. 15
6. 10
7. Van
8. 6
9. 83
10. Alexandra

Section 2

11. B
12. H
13. C
14. D
15. F
16. E
17. Limited
18. Lottery
19. October
20. Guest

Section 3

21. C
22. C
23. A
24. B
25. 20/Twenty minutes
26. Butter
27. 100 grammes/ a small quantity
28. Organic yoghurt
29. Town hall
30. Alcohol, coffee

Section 4

31. Film
32. Inbuilt
33. Settings
34. Hole
35. Described
36. Crucial
37. Instant
38. Speed
39. More light
40. Shadows

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