IELTS Listening Practice Test 50

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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.

WESTLEY PUBLIC LIBRARY
MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION FORM

FIRST NAME                                                     Peter

ADDRESS                                                             Flat 5
53  (1)……………………………..
Finsbury

POSTCODE                                                          (2)………………………………

DATE OF BIRTH                                                8th July (3)…………………………….

HOME TEL                                                          None

MOBILE TEL                                                      (4)………………………………………

PROOF OF RESIDENCE PROVIDED           (5)………………………………………

Questions 6 – 8

Circle THREE letters A – F.

What type of books does Peter like?

A. Wildlife books
B. Romance books
C. Travel books
D. Historical novels
E. Science Fiction novels
F. Mystery books

Question 9 – 10

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

9. How much does it cost to join the library?

____________________________________

10. How much does it cost to rent a DVD?

____________________________________

SECTION 2

Questions 11 -14

List FOUR reasons given for people needing blood transfusions.

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

Write your answers in boxes 11 -14 on your answer sheet.

11 __________________________________

12 __________________________________

13 __________________________________

14 __________________________________

Questions 15-20

Complete the 2 sets of notes below.

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

Blood

Types of Blood                                O, A, B + AB

Component Parts

PART USED FOR
red blood cells (15)……………………………… to cells
white blood cells help patients’ (16)……………………………..
platelets blood clotting
plasma (17)………………………………….. the other blood parts

GIVING BLOOD

DAYS                                                    Wednesday + next 2 days

WHERE                                               Westley General Hospital. (18)……………………………… Department

WHEN                                                  Between 9.00am and (19)………………………………..

MUST                                                   be healthy
be (20) or over
weigh more than 110 pounds
have had no tattoos this year
not have donated blood within past 56 days

SECTION 3

Question 21-27

Complete the notes below.

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

Computer Labs

The 4 labs below can be used by undergraduates. Other computer labs can only be used by postgraduates and (21)…………………………………

 Lab Locations                    Wimborne                                                    Johnson Building
Franklin                                                        Computer Sciences Building
Salisbury                                                       (22)………………………………
Court                                                              Johnson Building

Reservations                       (23)…………………………. a day unless computers are free
Write reservation in book (24)…………………………………….
(Penalty for erasing someone else’s reservation – 1 year ban)

User Name                         jamessmith2

Password                            (25)……………………………………

Printing                              Pick up print outs from (26)……………………………….. in Franklin
Costs (27)…………………………………..

Questions 28 – 30

Choose the correct letters A – C.

28. The introductory computer course that James decides to take is…

A. beginner.

B. intermediate.

C. advanced.

29. The computer laboratory for James’ introductory computer course is in…

A. Wimborne

B. Franklin

C. Court

30. James will take his introductory computer course…

A. on Thursday at 2.00pm.

B. on Tuesday at 4.30pm.

C. on Tuesday at 5.00pm

SECTION 4:

Question 31 – 35

Complete the notes below 

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

The Shinkansen or Bullet Train

Safety                             No deaths (bar 1 from passenger misadventure) since its launch in (31)………………………………

Speed                             Holds world train record for (32)……………………………….. of 261.8 kph.
500 series Nozumi’s fastest speed is 300kph.

Punctuality                   Punctual to within the second.
All bullet trains for 1 year were a total of (33)……………………………… late.

History                          First used on Tokyo to Osaka route.
Old models have now been retired.
300, 500 and 700 are recent models.

Services                         Nozomi trains stop at the (34)…………………………………
Hikari stop more frequently.
Kodama trains stop at (35)……………………………………..

Question 36 – 40

Complete the sentences below.

Write NO MORE THAN 3 WORDS for each answer.

36. French TGV locomotives pull the T6V trains from both ends using a …………………………………..

37. Japanese ground is unsuitable for the TGV type of train because it is ………………………………… and the tracks frequently curve horizontally and vertically.

38. An extra advantage of the Japanese electric car system is that it can act as a …………………………………….

39. Even after the power supply is cut off in the electric car system, electricity is still produced by ………………………

40. Huge improvements in power, operability and safety administration have been made possible by advances in …………………….

Answer keys

  1. Green Street
  2. 7434
  3. 1976
  4. 06634 982 746
  5. (An addressed) letter
  6. A
  7. D
  8. F
  9. Free/nothing
  10. $6 ($60 deposit)
  11. accidents/ burns
  12. heart surgery/ organ transplants
  13. patients with leukaemia/ cancer
  14. premature babies
  15. Carrying/ carry oxygen
  16. Immune/ defence system
  17. Carrying/ carries/ carry
  18. Outpatients
  19. 4.30pm
  20. 17
  21. Staff
  22. Library
  23. 2 hours
  24. In pen
  25. Biology
  26. Tray
  27. Nothing
  28. A
  29. B
  30. C
  31. 1964
  32. Fastest average speed
  33. 12 seconds
  34. Most important stations
  35. All stations
  36. Centralised power system
  37. Flimsy
  38. Brake
  39. Magnetic Induction
  40. Semiconductor technologies

BONUS EXERCISE: GAP-FILLING 

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