IELTS Listening Practice Test 99

IELTS Listening Practice Test 99
IELTS Listening Practice Test 99


Questions 1-7

Complete the following notes by using A NUMBER or NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

University Geography Field Trip

Time:                                                                                                            next week (a two-day trip) (Example)

Destination:                                                                                              the Warrangamba Dam and 1_______________

Matching course:                                                                                    Environmental Science

Departing time of coach:                                                                     at 2_next Monday

Length of journey there:                                                                     3 ___________________ roughly and three hours back

First day’s activity:                                                                                4 _________________

Spending the night:                                                                               in 5 ___________________

Meals provided:                                                                                      in the form of 6 ___________________

Sydney’s daily water consumption: 

                                                                                                                      equal to the water to fill 7_______________ full-size

                                                                                                                      Olympic swimming pools

Second day’s activity:                                                                           go to the water plant to see how to purify

                                                                                                                      the water for drinking

Questions 8-10

Choose THREE letters, A-F

Which THREE things does Cesar recommend bringing?

A. binoculars
B. camera
C. penknife
D. map
E. raincoat
F. mobile phone


Questions 11-15

Complete the sentences below.

Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

11. The last programme in the present series is _______________.

12. ___________________ has been rewarded as ‘Consumer of the Month’ for her persistent effort to see through a result of a complaint.

13. She took ___________________ of photographs on her tour in Europe.

14. What happened to her photos after she gave them to Top-Class Photo Services for developing ?

15. The photo services compensated her ______________ for the loss in the end.

Questions 16-20

Choose the correct letter, A-D.

16. What is the problem that many listeners write about?

A. Sale prices.
B. Bad quality stuff.
C. Faulty goods.
D. Bad assistant.

17. How much was the sale price of the belt that Mr Alvin liked?

A. $200.
B. $100.
C. $150.
D. $300.

18. Why should the consumer make a complaint about bad articles or service?

A. To cause a fuss.
B. It won’t do what is claimed for.
C. Ask the shopkeeper for a favour.
D. The shopkeeper should be responsible for it.

19. What should a consumer do when complaining in person?

A. Get a receipt for what you buy.
B. Speak to someone in authority.
C. Talk directly to the assistant.
D. Ask to see the seller.

20. What should a customer do when complaining on the phone?

A. Speak directly to the owner.
B. Ask for the manager.
C. Write a complaining letter.
D. Find out with whom you discuss the matter.


Questions 21-22

Complete the notes below.


Student Record Card

Name:                                                                                          David Simons

Address:                                                                                       15 Market Ave., Hornsby

Student Number:                                                                       21 _______________

Prerequisites completed

                                                                                                      YES                                            NO

Screen Studies Course:                                                               √

18 credit points:                                                                            √

If no, reasons:                                                                                22___________________

Question 23

Complete the notes below.

Write TWO DATES for the answer,

23. The final date of the examination should be ______________ or __________________

Questions 24-25

Choose the correct letters, A-D.

24. Dr Richardson explains that the set exercises

A. require reference to a wide range of resources.
B. should be at least 250 words in length.
C. focus on key terms and concepts in media studies.
D. do not have answers.

25. Dr Richardson explains that essays 1 and 2

A. are to be the same length.
B. should both be analytical.
C. both emphasize studies of audiences.
D. should be especially easy for David.

Questions 26-28

Complete the table by writing ONE or TWO appropriate letters (M, T, A or J) as explained below.

mechanical                                                                    M

theoretical                                                                      T

analytical                                                                        A

journalistic                                                                     J

How does Dr Richardson describe each of the assignments ?

Assignments                                                                                  Description

Set exercises                                                                                             26____________

Assignment 1                                                                                            27____________

Assignment 2                                                                                           A (Example)

Assignment 3                                                                                           28____________

Question 29

Choose the correct answer.

29. Which two time slots does Dr Richardson suggest David use for his essay?

A. The six o’clock and the midmorning.
B. The breakfast and the six o’clock.
C. The midmorning and midnight.
D. The midday and the ten o’clock.

Question 30

Answer the question below.

Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for the answer.

30. What will David do before he decides which part of the programmes to use?


Question 31

Choose the correct letter, A – C.

31. What does John Upton compare a computer virus to?

A. A biological organism.
B. A corrupt programme.
C. An irritating person.

Questions 32-35

Complete the flow chart. Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

8-1Question 36

Choose the correct letter, A-C.

  1. What does the speaker find surprising?

A. The rise in the number of software infections.
B. The determination of those who develop viruses.
C. The fact that people blame their own computers.

Questions 37-40

List FOUR ways of combating viruses. Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

37 _____________________________

38 _____________________________

39 _____________________________

40 _____________________________


Answer keys:

Section 1, Questions 7-70

1. (the) Water Treatment Plant
2. 8 o’clock/ 8 am
3. 2.5 hours
4. visit (the) dam / see dam functioning
5. (a) youth hostel
6. breakfast (and) supper / evening meal ‘ .
7. 600
8-10. B; E; F (in any order)

Section 2, Questions 11-20

11. Consumer’s Choice
12. Patty Ching
13. 10 roll of films/ 360 photos
14. vanished / disappeared
15. $2,000 /2,000 dollars
16. A
17. B
18. D
19. B
20. D

Section 3, Questions 21-30

  1. C97H85
  2. has / got an exemption /(has) practical experience
  3. June 20(th); June 25{th) (in either order)
  4. C
  5. B
  6. M
  7. T ; A (in either order)
  8. J
  9. A
  10. collect a sample / collect sample programmes

Section 4, Questions 31-40

  1. A
  2. (the) first model
  3. Core Wars
  4. entertainment
  5. pastime
  6. 6
    37-40. be (very) careful; avoid trouble; understand them / viruses; be (well) prepared (in any order).


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