IELTS Listening Practice Test 48

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SECTION 1:

Questions 1-5

Complete the form below.

Write NO MORE THAN ONE WORD OR A NUMBER for each answer.

PAN ASIAN AIRWAYS
LOST PROPERTY REPORT FORM

Example                                                                   Answer
First Name                                                               Kirsty

Surname: Allen

Address: (1)………………………… Windham Road Richmond

Postcode: (2) ……………………….

Home tel. 020 8927 7651

Mobile tel. (3)………………………..

Flight Number: (4)…………………………….

Seat Number: (5)……………………………….

From New York

To London Heathrow

Questions 6 -8

Circle THREE letters A – F.

What items did Kirsty’s bag contain?

A. 17 pounds

B. pens

C. her passport

D. a book

E. 200 dollars

F. her house keys

Questions 9 and 10

Choose a letter (A – D) that correctly answers questions 9 and 10.

9 What has Kirsty done regarding the loss of her credit card?

A. Informed the police but not the credit card company.

B. Informed the credit card company but not the police.

C. Informed both the police and the credit card company.

D. Informed neither the police nor the credit card company.

10. What must Kirsty do after the call regarding her lost handbag?

A. Call back after 1 1/2 hours.

B. Just wait for a call back.

C. Call back after 1 1/2 hours if she has heard nothing.

D. Call back the next day if she has heard nothing.

SECTION 2

Questions 11 -14

Label the locations on the map below

ielts listening practice test 48

Questions 15 – 20 

Complete the notes below.

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

Notes on Student Facilities

Students’ Union                                 Very cheap
Bookshop
Food and drink available
Parties!
Offices – travel, welfare etc.
Open 8am -12 midnight

Library                                                 Must register
Tours every (15)………………………. for 2 weeks.
Open 9am – 9pm (later during (16)………………………………..)

Refectory                                             Cheap meals
Lunch 12 noon – 3pm
Dinner (17)…………………….. -8.30pm
Types of food – favourites
healthy
ethnic
(18)
vegan
Sports Hall                                          Must join Athletic Union which – lets me use facilities
lets me play for teams
(19)………………………….. me all year
Discount Card                                    Costs (20) £…………………………….
Gives me discounts on all uni. services

SECTION 3

Questions 21 – 25 

Complete the table below 

Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

  John  Jane 
Day of Arrival Thursday (21)……………………………
Subjects Studying economics
maths
french
(22)…………………………..
history
music
Monday’s 9am lecture french history
Monday’s 2pm lecture maths (23)…………………………..
Wednesday afternoon sport selected (24)…………………………. volleyball
Location of Sport sports hall (25)…………………………..

Questions 26 – 29

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

26 Students can choose from how many essay titles for their first assignment?_______________________________________________________

27 Where did John travel during the summer?_______________________________________________________

28 What is the word limit for the essays?_______________________________________________________

29 When must the first essay be handed in by?_______________________________________________________

Question 30

Circle the correct letter A – C.

30. Where will John and Jane meet up later that day?

A. the economics course office

B. the economics common room

C. the campus cafeteria

SECTION 4

Questions 31 – 34

Choose the correct letters A – C.

31. Japan relies on oil tankers because…….

A. the country consists of islands.

B. the country has no pipeline network.

C. the country has no natural oil resources.

32. Professor Wilson says that oil tankers are…….

A. very safe.

B. quite safe.

C. quite unsafe.

33. According to Professor Wilson, the main cause of oil slicks is…..

A. accidents while loading and unloading oil.

B. collisions.

C. deliberate releases of oil.

34. According to Professor Wilson, slicks are rarely burned off nowadays because……

A. the oil is refined.

B. it usually doesn’t work.

C. it creates too much air pollution.

Questions 35 – 39

Complete the notes below.

Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS.

Oil exploration clean-up techniques

Techniques Advantages Disadvantages
The Containment Boom Cheap and easy Only good when there are (35)………………………..
Chemical Detergents Good for treating (36)……………………………. Chemicals remain in the water + kill marine life.
The Sponge Oil remains permanently in the sponge. The sponge mats turn into (37)…………………………….
Bacteria Cheap
Easy to administer
Totally (38)………………………….
(39)…………………………..

Question 40

Complete the notes below.

Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS.

Optional essay question.

Remember to check out the faculty’s notice boards. You will find:

  • reading lists
  • essay questions
  • (40)………………………………………..

Answer key:

  1. 48
  2. R16 GH7
  3. 07754 897 432
  4. PA 365
  5. E6
  6. B
  7. D
  8. E
  9. C
  10. C
  11. Student’s Union
  12. University Library
  13. Hall of Residence
  14. Sports Hall
  15. 2 hours
  16. Final exams
  17. 6 pm
  18. Vegetarian
  19. (Fully) insures
  20. £50
  21. Tuesday
  22. Economics
  23. free/nothing
  24. Squash
  25. Main sports hall
  26. About 10
  27. Africa and Asia
  28. 4000 words
  29. 30th October
  30. B
  31. C
  32. B
  33. B
  34. B
  35. Very calm seas
  36. Larger slicks
  37. Toxic waste
  38. Eco-friendly
  39. No (discernable) drawbacks/none
  40. Deadline for submission

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