IELTS Listening Practice Test 41 – with Answers
- 1 Audio
- 2 Section 1
- 3 Section 2
- 4 Section 3
- 5 Section 4
- 6 Answers
In Listening Test 41, you will hear 4 audio recordings and answer questions 1-40 based on what you hear.
Section 1 is a conversation between a computer technician and the woman whose computer has crashed.
Section 2 is a monologue by the water project manager of a charity called Charity Water.
Section 3 is a conversation between a student and a university advisor.
Section 4 is a lecture on the behaviour of primates.
Complete the form below.
Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS AND/OR A NUMBER for each answer.
Tom’s Computer Maintenance
Customer Information Form
Date: Sunday, 12th May
Reason for call: computer problem
What happened: screen 1 ________
The computer is 2 ________ – not running on battery
Activity when the problem occurred: 3 ________
Possible diagnosis: a virus
Anti-virus programme: 4 ________
Location: 5 ________
Time scheduled for visit: 6 ________
Street address: 14 7 ________ Crescent, 2F3
Customer Name: Sandra 8 ________
Name on buzzer: the same as above
Fee: 9 ________ for the first hour’s work, then £40 per hour
Estimated time for job: less than 10 ________
Choose the correct answers A-C and write them next to 11-17 on your answer sheet’
11 The speaker’s job requires
A a great deal of walking.
B extensive travel.
C clean water.
12 Why is this story being told?
A to promote Charity-Water
B for entertainment purposes
C to encourage Helen
13 Why do charity workers usually surprise communities?
A It makes people happy.
B It is difficult to spread the news.
C It makes their work easier.
14 When villagers heard of the charity workers’ arrival, they
A had a party.
B were suspicious.
C took no notice.
15 Helen is feeling
A ecstatic about her new life.
B curious about the charity workers.
C nostalgic about her old life.
16 What did the speaker notice about Helen?
A that she had bathed recently
B the care she took with her appearance
C that she was wearing a green uniform
17 Making someone feel beautiful was
A part of the speaker’s job description.
B an unexpected bonus for the speaker.
C of little importance to the speaker.
In what THREE ways did the new well improve Helen’s life?
Choose THREE letters A-G
A Her children enjoyed better health
B It increased her household income
C It gave her more free time
D She got a leadership position
E She had more choices and options
F She made new friends in her village
G It allowed her to go to school
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Complete the sentences below.
Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS AND/OR A NUMBER for each answer.
21 Jessica is interviewing Dr Kitching for ________ for the school newspaper.
22 Everyone Jessica knows is rather ________ about how to ask for references.
23 Dr Kitching gives Jessica permission ________ to their conversation.
24 Dr Kitching writes more than ________ a year.
25 The majority of ________ are in the spring or early summer when students start thinking about their future.
Complete the flow-chart below.
Choose FIVE answers from the box and write the correct letter A-G next to questions 26-30.
STEPS TO TAKE WHEN ASKING FOR A REFERENCE AFTER GRADUATION
Start with a(n) 26 ________
Say what 27 ________ you took and when you took it.
Give any 28 ________ to identify yourself.
Follow up with a(n) 29 ________
Ask for a(n) 30 ________
E telephone call
Complete the notes below.
Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.
Date: 6th November
Lecture Topic Primate Behaviour
Review – Last lecture we talked about how physical features apply to:
Human evolution is not just about how people have 32 ________ but also about how our behaviour evolved.
The most notable thing about humans is not just that they walk on two legs but that they can
Primate Cognitive Abilities
Cognition = the amount of 34 ________ that goes into a behaviour.
It’s difficult to come up with 35 ________ to measure cognition.
How sentient are the 36 ________
Sentient = there is 37 ________ conscious thought.
Behaviours that support the presence of conscious thought in primates:
Various sorts of 38 ________ (helping others without benefit)
“Machiavellian Intelligence” or deliberate 39 ________
Chimps can be language-trained – highly intelligent.
Cognition and intelligence in primates have deep 40 ________ ramifications.
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|3.||On the/using the Internet|
|5.||Morning side (area)|
|10.||Half an hour|
|31.||the fossil record|
|33.||reason and/or imagine|
|40.||moral and political|