IELTS Listening Practice Test 95

IELTS Listening Practice Test 95

In the Listening Test 95, you will hear 4 audio recordings and answer questions 1-40 based on them.

Section 1 is a conversation between a student and a woman about admission in the university.

Section 2 is a lecture by an Indian sociologist on Indian youth.

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

Section 4 is a monologue on the waste recycling process.


Section 1

Questions 1-10

Questions 1-4

Choose the correct answer, A, B, C or D

1. How did the student get the university prospectus?

A. From the woman.

B. From the Internet.

C. From a friend.

D. During a visit to the university.

2. What is the A-level requirement for the course?




D. There is no clear requirement.

3. What A-levels is the student taking?

A. He doesn’t say.

B. He hasn’t started his A-levels yet.

C. Politics, a language and another subject.

D. Economics, geography and history.

4. Who can use the language lab?

A. Only students who have chosen to study a language.

B. Only students who are preparing for work abroad.

C. Students who have chosen one of the five languages offered on the course.

D. Any student.

Questions 5-7

Answer the following questions using NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS/NUMBERS for each answer.

5. Who decides the country in which the student will work in year three?

6. How many students went to work in either Singapore or Brunei this year?

7. What is the advantage of translating or checking translations?

Questions 8-10

Complete the following sentences using NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each gap.

8. The women points out that the student can teach English and ______________ together.

9. First year students can study a language or do a project, but are ___________________ on one.

10. There are no department ______________________ for first-year students.

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Section 2

Questions 11-20

Questions 11-15

Answer the following questions using NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS for each answer.

11. According to Mr. Singh, on which thing do many people make superficial observations?________________

12. According to Mr. Singh, how quickly do cultures change?________________

13. How many children does Mr. Singh have?________________

14. According to Mr. Singh, what are young Indians not concerned about?________________

15. According to Mr. Singh, what great advantage do young Indians have?________________

Questions 16-20

Complete the following sentences using NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each gap.

16. According to Mr. Singh, the biggest problem for young Indians is that their parents ………………………. them too much at school.

17. ………………………. is becoming more widely available to people in India.

18. Mr. Singh believes that the best way to be successful is to be ………………………

19. Mr. Singh believes that Western methods plus the ………………………. are an excellent mix.

20. Mr. Singh says his generation could only dream, but the new one can …………………….. too.

Section 3

Questions 21-30

Questions 21-25

Answer the following questions using NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS AND/OR NUMBERS for each answer.

21. When is the deadline for handing in dissertations?

22. What should the word count exclude?

23. Who must approve the dissertation topic?

24. How long should the research take?

25. What will the students probably spend the second half of April doing?

Questions 26-30

Complete the following statements using NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each gap.

26. The professor recommends referring to _________________ dissertations.

27. The students already have a printed ___________________ to help them with their dissertations.

28. Helen Trailforth’s book is named _______________________

29. The library has a ______________________ for getting books back from other students if you need them.

30. The professor says that questionnaires may not get interviewees real ________________________.

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Section 4

Questions 31-40

Questions 31-34

Complete the notes using NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each gap.

Lack of preparation can lead to contamination, e.g. forgetting to remove 31_______________ or including the 32_______________ of material. The 33______________ at the processing facility removes contaminants, but processors may refuse 34_________________ materials.

Questions 35-37

Complete the following sentences using NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each gap.

35. MRF is the short form for _____________.

36. At the MRF, trucks are______________.

37. Trucks leave the materials on the_________________.

Questions 38-40

Answer the following questions using NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

38. What are the two types of sorting?________________

39. What closes the recycling loop?________________

40. What is the current recycling rate?________________


Section 1

1. B

2. C

3. D

4. D

5. (the) student

6. none/ 0

7. (quite) well paid/ (the) pay

8. do aid work

9. (only) assessed

10. scholarships

Section 2

11. rock music

12. very slowly

13. two/ 2

14. politics

15. mobility

16. push/are pushing

17. education

18. creative

19. Indian value system

20. achieve

Section 3

21. 28th May

22. contents, references, bibliography

23. (your) personal tutor

24. 8-10 weeks

25. (extra) research

26. other/ previous students

27. research guide

28. Dissertation Research Techniques

29. recall system

30. feelings and opinions

Section 4

31. container lids

32. wrong type

33. sorting process

34. heavily contaminated

35. material recovery facility

36. weighed

37. tipping floor

38. manual (and) automatic

39. buying recycled products

40. 33.9%


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