IELTS Listening Practice Test 50

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ielts-listening-practice-test-50

In the Listening Test 50, you will hear 4 audio recordings and answer questions 1-40.

Section 1 is a conversation between a man and a woman as the man joins a local library.

Section 2 is a radio presenter interviewing a doctor.

Section 3 is a conversation among 3 people about the use of university computers.

Section 4 is an extract from a university seminar given by a student. 

Audio

Section 1

Questions 1-10

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

FULL NAME Peter Adrien 1…………….
ADDRESS Flat 5 53 2……………….. Street Finsbury
POSTCODE 3…………………..
DATE OF BIRTH  8th July 4………………………..
HOME TEL   none
MOBILE TEL 5…………………………
PROOF OF RESIDENCE PROVIDED a letter

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 11-20

Questions 11-14

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

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

List FOUR reasons given for people needing blood transfusions.

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 9.00 am 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

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Section 3

Questions 21-30

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 2.00 pm.

B. on Tuesday at 4.30 pm.

C. on Tuesday at 5.00 pm

Section 4

Questions 31-40

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 the 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 …………………….

Answers

Section 1

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)

Section 2

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. 4.30 pm

20. 17

Section 3

21. Staff

22. Library

23. 2 hours

24. In pen

25. Biology

26. Tray

27. Nothing

28. A

29. B

30. C

Section 4

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

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