IELTS Listening Practice Test 76

ielts-listening-practice-test-76

SECTION 1

Questions 1-10

Complete the notes below.

Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS ANDIOR A NUMBER for each answer.

Example                                                                                                Answer
Title of 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 station.

SECTION 2

Questions 11-13

Which team will do each of the following jobs?

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

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 ANDIOR 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 21-25

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 ANDIOR 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

SECTION 4

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…………………….

Answer keys:

1. 75
2 cheque/check
3. 15
4. 25
5. 10 minute(s’)/min(s’)
6. conference pack
7. South
8. library
9. 5
10. 21A
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
21. reference
22. textbooks
23. secondary
24. primary
25. back
26. overdue books/ones
27.  7 working days
28-30. IN ANY ORDER
C
E
F
31. B
32. A
33. B
35. 1,450
36. disease
37. (wealthy) prince
38. diet
39. attack humans
40. leadership

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