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IELTS Listening Practice Test 7

IELTS Listening Practice Test 7

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In the Listening Test 7, you will hear 4 audio recordings and answer questions 1-40. You will hear the recordings only once.

Section 1 is a conversation between 2 friends about their new school.

Section 2 is an introduction to some London parks.

Section 3 is Bob asking questions to 3 students about a survey.

Section 4 is a monologue about Oxford and Cambridge Universities.

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Section 1

Questions 1-10

Choose the correct letter, A-C

John thinks the new school is ………………………

A. worse than the old one

B. better than the old one

C. the same as the old one

Example: B

Question 1 

Choose the correct letter, A-C

 1. Joan thinks John should start his article by …………………….

A. describing the new school’s buildings

B. comparing the new school with the old school

C. introducing the new school’s headmaster

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Question 2 

Write ONE WORD ONLY for your answer

2. What is the name of the French teacher at the old school?………………………

Question 3-4 

Choose TWO letters, A-E

The new headmaster told the school ………………..

A. they must study hard for their futures

B. his ideas on education

C. he is progressive

D. keeping fit is good

E. exercising the brain makes it more creative

Question 5 

Complete the following sentence with TWO WORDS

5. The headmaster said exercise can “put you in a ………………………”.

Question 6-7 

Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS for each answer

Name two types of equipment Joan says is in the gym

6. ……………………………………..

7. ……………………………………..

Question 8 

Choose the correct letter, A-C

8. John has been to the fitness centre

A. every day for two weeks

B. on alternate days for two weeks

C. most days for two weeks

Question 9-10 

Complete each sentence with TWO WORDS

9. Joan is doing a ……………………….

10. The old music teacher’s name is …………………………

Section 2 

Questions 11-20

Question 11 

Complete the following sentence with TWO WORDS

11. The parks in London were established by order of a King or Queen of England are called …………………………

Question 12 

Choose the correct letter, A-C

12. King Henry VII got the land for Hyde Park from ………………..

A. religious people

B. his family

C. the government

Question 13-14 

Complete the following sentence with NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS.

Today’s World Expos date back to the 13…………………… in 14……………………..

Question 15 

Choose the correct letter, A-C

15. The speaker says people who like Hyde Park include ……………………..

A. people who live near the park

B. visitors

C. university students

Question 16-20 

Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer

16. What is the name of the place where people gather in Hyde Park to argue? …………………………

17. What was the name of Queen Victoria’s husband? ……………………………

18. Westminster Palace is known today as the ……………………………..

19. At what time on Sundays does the Queen’s lifeguard change at Whitehall? ………………………….

20. Greenwich Park contains the National Maritime Museum, the Queen’s House, the Old Royal Observatory, and the …………………………….

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Section 3

Questions 21-30

Question 21-22 

Choose TWO letters, A-E

For his major, Bob can’t decide between and ……………………

A. sustainable development

B. economics

C. environmental studies

D. resource management

E. sociology

Question 23 

Answer the following question in ONE WORD

23. What type of questions will Bob ask? ………………………..

Question 24-25 

Choose TWO letters, A-E

Jed thinks …………………..

A. global warming is a false alarm

B. some environmental groups care more about pandas than people

C. global warning is very’ serious

D. climate change is partly caused by human activity

E. environmental groups are objective

Question 26-28 

Choose THREE letters, A-F

Sue says …………………..

A. she has taken an environmental economics course

B. Jed likes tape recorders

C. crop yields drop when average temperatures exceed 30 degrees

D. Jed should learn what he is talking about

E. terrorism is the most serious global problem

F. species could disappear with global warming

Question 29-30 

Complete the following sentences with TWO WORDS for each answer

29. Ann says farmland could be ruined by the intrusion of ……………………….

30. Jed’s major worry is worldwide ……………………………

Section 4 

Questions 31-40

Question 31-35

Insert the letter, A-E in Column 2 to the corresponding event or date in Column 1

31. 1167 ………………

32. A historian gave a lecture to top Oxford teachers …………………

33. 1190 ………………

34. 13th century ……………….

35. Records of teaching at Oxford ………………

A. Oxford University’s tradition of international exchanges started.

 B. English students banned from a French university.

 C. Merton College founded.

D. 1188

E. 1096

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Question 36 

Complete the following sentence with A NUMBER

36. A total of Oxford colleges accept both men and women ……………………..

Question 37-38 

Complete the following sentence.

Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer

In the bar chart below, Column A represents Oxford University students from 37………………………. and Column C students from 38 ………………………..

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Question 39 

Choose the correct letter, A-C

39. King Henry III ……………………

A. said Cambridge students had to make their own accommodation arrangements

B. ordered hostels to be built for the students

C. recognised Cambridge as a seat of learning

Question 40 

Answer the question in ONE WORD AND A NUMBER

40. When did Cambridge University start to award degrees to women? ……………………….

Answer

Section 1

1.B

2.Smith

3.B

4.D

5.better mood

6.exercise bikes

7.rowing machines

8.B

9.video project

10.Clark

Section 2

11.royal parks

12.A

13.Great Exhibition

14.1851

15.A

16.Speakers’ Corner

17.Albert

18.Houses of Parliament

19.10 am

20.Royal Naval College

Section 3

21.C

22.E

23.open-ended

24.A

25.B

26.C

27.D

28.E

29.salt water

30.economic slowdown

Section 4

31.B

32.D

33.A

34.C

35.E

36.38

37.other European countries

38.north America

39.C

40.late 1940s

Continue with…Test 8

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Nafia Zuhana is an experienced content writer and IELTS Trainer. Currently, she is guiding students who are appearing for IELTS General and Academic exams through ieltsmaterial.com. With an 8.5 score herself, she trains and provides test takers with strategies, tips, and nuances on how to crack the IELTS Exam. She holds a degree in Master of Arts – Creative Writing, Oxford Brookes University, UK. She has worked with The Hindu for over a year as an English language trainer.

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