IELTS Listening Practice Test 76

IELTS-Listening-Practice-Test-76

In the Listening Test 76, you will hear 4 audio recordings and answer questions 1-40.

Section 1 is a telephone conversation between a woman and the reservations clerk at the conference centre. 

Section 2 is an introductory talk to a group of temporary workers at an international travel exhibition.

Section 3 is a conversation between a librarian and a student. 

Section 4 is a lecture on Lions.

Audio

Section 1

Questions 1-10

Questions 1-10

Complete the notes below.

Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS AND/OR A NUMBER for each answer.

Example Answer
Title of the conference: Future Direction in Computing
Three-day cost:  £ 1……………………..
Payment by  2……………………..  or on arrival
Accommodation: Conference Centre

  • £ 3……………………..  per night
  • near to conference rooms

Guest House

  • £ 4……………………..  per night
  • approximately 5…………………….. walk from Conference centre
Further documents to be sent:
  • 6……………………..
  • an application form
Location: Conference Centre is on 7…………………….. Park Road, next to the 8……………………..

Taxi costs £ 9……………………. or take bus number 10……………………..  from the station.

SECTION 2

Questions 11-20

Questions 11-13

Choose THREE answers from the box and write the correct letter, A-D, next to questions 11-13.

Which team will do each of the following jobs?

Teams

A. the blue team

B. the yellow team

C. the green team

D. the red team

11. checking entrance tickets …………

12. preparing refreshments …………

13. directing car-park traffic …………

Questions 14-20

Complete the table below.

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

Travel Expo
Temporary Staff Orientation Programme 

Time  Event Details
9:30 am Talk by Anne Smith
  • information about pay
  • will give out the 14………….. forms
10:00 am Talk by Peter Chen
  • will discuss Conference Centre plan
  • will explain about arrangements for 15…………….. and fire exits
10:30 am Coffee Break
  • go to Staff Canteen on the 16………………………..
11:00 am Video Presentation
  • go to 17…………………………..
  • video title: 18…………………..
12:00 Buffet Lunch
  • go to the 19……………………. on 1st floor
1:00 pm Meet the 20…………………….  
3:00 pm Finish  

Section 3

Questions 21-30

Questions 21-25

Complete the summary below.

Write ONE WORD ONLY for each answer.

The School of Education Libraries

The libraries on both sites provide internet access and have a variety of 21………………… materials on education.

The Castle Road library has books on sociology, together with 22…………………… and other resources relevant to the majority of 23…………………… school subjects.

The Fordham library includes resources for teaching in 24…………………… education and special needs.

Current issues of periodicals are available at both libraries, although 25…………………. issues are only available at Fordham.

Questions 26 and 27

Answer the questions below.

Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS AND/OR A NUMBER for each answer.

26. Which books cannot be renewed by telephone or email?___________________

27. How much time is allowed to return recalled books?__________________

Questions 28-30

Choose THREE letters, A-G.

Which THREE topics do this term’s study skills workshops cover?

A. An introduction to the Internet

B. How to carry out research for a dissertation

C. Making good use of the whole range of library services

D. Planning a dissertation

E. Standard requirements when writing a dissertation

F. Using the Internet when doing research

G. What books and technical resources are available in the library

Also check: IELTS Listening preparation tips

Section 4

Questions 31-40

Questions 31-34

Choose the correct letter, A, B or C.

31. When did Asiatic lions develop as a separate sub-species?

A. about 10,000 years ago

B. about 100,000 years ago

C. about 1,000,000 years ago

32. Pictures of Asiatic lions can be seen on ancient coins from

A. Greece.

B. The Middle East.

C. India.

33. Asiatic lions disappeared from Europe

A. 2,500 years ago.

B. 2,000 years ago.

C. 1,900 years ago.

34. Very few African lions have

A. a long mane.

B. a coat with varied colours.

C. a fold of skin on their stomach.

Questions 35-40

Complete the sentences below.

Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS AND/OR A NUMBER for each answer.

THE GIR SANCTUARY

35. The sanctuary has an area of approximately……………………square kilometres.

36. One threat to the lions in the sanctuary is…………………….

37. The ancestors of the Gir Sanctuary lions were protected by a…………………….

38. A large part of the lions’……………………consists of animals belonging to local farmers.

39. The lions sometimes…………………….especially when water is short.

40. In ancient India, a man would light a lion as a test of…………………….

Answers

Section 1

1. 75

2. cheque/check

3. 15

4. 25

5. 10 minutes

6. conference pack

7. South

8. library

9. 5

10. 21 A

Section 2

11. D

12. A

13. C

14. tax

15. security

16. ground floor

17. lecture room 311

18. Safety at Work

19. Main Hall

20. team leaders

Section 3

21. reference

22. textbooks

23. secondary

24. primary

25. back

26. overdue books/ones

27.  7 working days

28. C, E, F (in any order)

29. C, E, F (in any order)

30. C, E, F (in any order)

Section 4

31. B

32. A

33. B

34. C

35. 1,450

36. disease

37. (wealthy) prince

38. diet

39. attack humans

40. leadership

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