IELTS Listening Practice Test 40

IELTS LISTENING PRACTICE TEST 40 BY IELTSMATERIAL.COM

SECTION 1

Questions 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 1230
  • 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……………………………..

Questions 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

SECTION 2

Questions 11 – 16

Label the diagram below.

Choose SIX answers from the box and write the correct letter, A – H, next to questions 11 – 16.

IELTS Listening Practice Test 40

Questions 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 ………………………………..

SECTION 3

Questions 21 – 24

Choose the best answer A, B, or C.

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 docs 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

Questions 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 the High Street. The patient must also absolutely abstain from 30………………….. and cigarettes.

SECTION 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: 1. how much light is required
    2. how to control light reaching film
  1. how much light is required:
    Usually determined by camera’s 32…………………………. light metre
  2. 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 image
    – pale shades and poor, washed-out colours
  • Underexposure = not enough light to capture image
    – dark image, poor details and 40………………….

Answer key

  1. 1130
  2. 12.15
  3. Tube
  4. Ticket office
  5. 15
  6. 10
  7. Van
  8. 6
  9. 83
  10. Alexandra
  11. B
  12. H
  13. C
  14. D
  15. F
  16. E
  17. Limited
  18. Lottery
  19. October
  20. Guest
  21. C
  22. C
  23. A
  24. B
  25. 20/Twenty minutes
  26. Butter
  27. 100 grammes/ a small quantity
  28. Organic yogurt
  29. Town hall
  30. Alcohol, coffee
  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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