IELTS Listening Practice Test 69

ielts-listening-practice-test-69

SECTION 1

Questions 1-3

Circle the correct answer.

Example

Sergeant Brown Is going to speak about

A comfort.
(B) safety.
C the police.
D Mr Fogcrty.

1. Sergeant Brown is

A. the community patrol officer.
B. the university security officer.
C. the community police adviser.
D. the university liaison officer.

2. Sergeant Brown

A. lives locally and is not married.
B. lives on the campus and has two daughters.
C. has a son at the university.
D. doesn’t live on the campus with his daughters.

3. Sergeant Brown has been a police officer for

A. 5 years.
B. 10 years.
C. 15 years.
D. 20 years.

Questions 4 – 6

Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

4. The most dangerous place around the campus is………………………………………

5. The most dangerous place in town is…………………………………..

6. It is dangerous because of……………………………………………….

Questions 7-8

Circle TWO answers A-E.

Which TWO items should a student always carry?

A. a personal alarm
B. valuables
C. their passport
D. jewellery
E. some identification

Questions 9 – 10

Circle TWO letters A – E.

Which TWO things does Sergeant Brown recommend a student should do?

A. walk home in pairs
B. use public transport
C. drive home
D. arrange to be home at a certain time
E. not carry a lot of cash

SECTION 2

Questions 11 – 13

Circle THREE letters A – E.

What are John and Sarah discussing?

A. the amount of work in the second year
B. the importance of medieval history
C. studying material in a different language
D. when their exams will finish
E. the level of work in the second year

Questions 14 and 15

Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

14 Why is Sarah working in the market?
……………………………………………………………………….
15 How many courses must John and Sarah choose?
……………………………………………………………………….

Questions 16-20

Write A NUMBER or NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each space.

Course Credits Tutor Recommended reading Requirements 
Medieval Society 20 Dr Smith Study pack 17_____________
Development of Technology 20 Mr Milts Bouchier’s 18________________ None
The Crusades I 10 19__________ Allison & McKay’s The First Crusades’ French
The Crusades II 10 Dr Shaker & Professor Lord Mallen’s ‘A General History of the Crusades’ French
Peasants and Kings 16______ Dr Reeves Hobart’s ‘Introduction to the Middle Ages’ 20___________

SECTION 3

Questions 21-25

Circle the correct fetters A – C.

21. Dr Mullet was particularly impressed by Fayed’s

A. final year dissertation.
B. application form.
C. exam results.

22. After he took his exams, Fayed felt

A. nervous.
B. anxious.
C. happy.

23. Dr Mullet accepts people for the MA course because of

A. their exam results.
B. their ability to play games.
C. a variety of reasons.

24. What did Fayed initially go to university to study?

A. economics.
B. booms and crashes.
C. history.

25. The course Fayed is applying for is concerned with

A. the developing world.
B. the development of banks.
C. the economics of work.

Questions 26-30

Complete Dr Mullet’s notes on his interview with Fayed in NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each space.

INTERVIEW WITH FAYED

Worried! Far from his country. 26___________________________

Will go to study in 27_________________________  if not accepted here.

After university wants to work 28________________________

Now going to visit 29___________________________

My decision – when? 30_____________________________

SECTION 4

Questions 31 – 35

Complete each sentence with NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS.

31 The public has more knowledge of vitamins than other pans……………………………..

32 The public doesn’t always cat………………………………………

33 There is a widespread belief that Vitamin C can………………………………………

34 Vitamin A helps you see………………………………………

35 Many people wrongly think that taking vitamin supplements can…………………………

Questions 34 – 40

Complete each space with NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS or A NUMBER.

Vitamin Name  Helps the body  Daily need  Where to get it
A Retinol have good vision,

36__________ infection

750 mg liver, butter, egg yolks, milk
D Calciferol form healthy bones and 37___________ veries with age sunlight, cod liver oil
E Tocopherol control fat 38______ mg wheatgerm, oils, eggs, butter
K   coagulate blood varies green vegetables, liver, eggs
B complex   metabolise carbohydrates form healthy tissue and 39___________ varies yeast, cereals, milk, cheese, offal
C Ascorbic aid fight infection, fight scurvy 30 mg 40____________

Answer keys:

  1. D
  2. C
  3. C
  4. The park/ MacGowan Fields
  5. the town centre
  6. fighting and robberies/ muggings
  7. A or E
  8. E or A
  9. A or D
  10. D or A
  11. A
  12. C
  13. E
  14. to buy books/for extra cash
  15. four/4
  16. 20/twenty
  17. none
  18. History of Science
  19. Dr Clare
  20. French
  21. A
  22. B
  23. C
  24. C
  25. A
  26. homesick/homesickness
  27. England
  28. in his/own country
  29. (friends in ) Germany
  30. tomorrow
  31. of nutrition
  32. a healthy diet
  33. cure colds/flu
  34. in the dark
  35. make you intelligent
  36. fight/fight off
  37. strong teeth
  38. 10-12 mg
  39. red blood cells
  40. fruit and vegetables

BONUS EXERCISE: GAP-FILLING 

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