IELTS Listening Practice Test 12

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IELTS Listening Practice Test 12

SECTION 1: QUESTIONS 1-10

Questions 1-10

Complete the form below.

Write ONE WORD AND/OR A NUMBER for each answer.

                                                                   OPENING A BANK ACCOUNT
Example Answer
Application for a Current bank account
Type of current account: The  “1……………….” account
Full name of applicant:  Pleter Henes
Date of birth: 2………………. (dd/mm/yyyy)
Joint account holder(s): No
Current address: 3……………….
Time at current address: 4……………….
Previous address: Rlelsdorf 2, Utrecht, Holland
Telephone: work 5……………….
home 796431
Occupation 6……………….
Identity (security): Name of his 7……………….: Siti
Opening sum: € 8……………….to be transferred from Fransen Bank, Utrecht
Statement: Every 9……………….
Requests: Supply information about the bank’s 10……………….service

SECTION 2: QUESTIONS 11-20

Questions 11-13

Choose the correct letter, A, B or C

THE HISTORY OF ROSEWOOD HOUSE

11. When the writer Sebastian George first saw Rosewood House, he

A. thought he might rent it.

B. felt it was too expensive for him.

C. was unsure whether to buy it.

 

12. Before buying the house, ‘George had

A. experienced severe family problems.

B. struggled to become a successful author.

C. suffered a serious illness.

 

13. According to the speaker, George viewed Rosewood House as

A. a rich source of material for his books.

B. a way to escape from his work.

C. a typical building of the region.

 

Questions 14 –17

Label the map below.

Write the correct letter, A-J, next to questions 14-17. 

14. Pear Alley

15. Mulberry Garden

16. Shop

17. Tea Room

 

Questions 18-20

Complete the sentences below.

Write ONE WORD ONLY for each answer.

RIVER WALK

You can walk through the 18……………… that goes along the river bank. You can go over the 19……………… and then into a wooded area. On your way back, you could also go up to the 20………………

 

SECTION 3:

QUESTIONS 21-30

Questions 21-24

Complete the sentences below.

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

                                                                                  MARKETING ASSIGNMENT

For their assignment, the students must investigate one part of the 21……………… The method the students must use to collect data is 22……………… In total, the students must interview 23……………… people. Jack thinks the music preferences of 24……………… listeners are similar.

 

Questions 25–30

Complete the notes below.

Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS for each answer.

                                                                       Marketing Survey: Music Preferences
Age group of interviewee
  • 25 or under
  • 45 or over
Music preferences
  • Pop
  • 25………………
  • Folk
  • Easy listening
  • 26………………
Medium for listening to music
  • Radio
  • CD
  • TV
  • 27………………
Source of music
  • Music shops
  • 28………………
  • Internet
Places for listening to music
  • Disco
  • Pub
  • 29………………
  • Concert hall
  • 30………………

SECTION 4: QUESTIONS 31-40

Questions 31-34

Choose the correct letter, A, B or C

31. According to the speaker, it is not clear

A. when the farming economy was introduced to Ireland.

B. why people began to farm in Ireland.

C. where the early Irish farmers came from.

 

32. What point does the speaker make about breeding animals in Neolithic Ireland?

A. Their numbers must have been above a certain level.

B. They were under threat from wild animals.

C. Some species died out during this period.

 

33. What does the speaker say about the transportation of animals?

A. Livestock would have limited the distance the farmers could sail.

B. Neolithic boats were too primitive to have been used.

C. Probably only a few breeding animals were imported.

 

34 What is the main evidence for cereal crops in Neolithic Ireland?

A. the remains of burnt grain in pots

B. the marks left on pots by grains

C. the patterns painted on the surface of pots

 

Questions 35-40

Complete the sentences below.

Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS for each answer.

STONE TOOLS

  • Ploughs could either have been pulled by 35………………or by cattle.
  • The farmers needed homes which were permanent dwellings.
  • In the final stages of axe-making, 36……………… and sand were necessary for grinding and polishing.
  • Irish axes were exported from Ireland to 37……………… and England.

POTTERY MAKING

  • The colonisers used clay to make pots.
  • The 38……………… of the pots was often polished to make them watertight.
  • Clay from 39……………… areas was generally used.
  • Decoration was only put around the 40……………… of the earliest pots.
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Answers

1. select

2. 01.1973

3. 15 Riverside

4. 2/two weeks

5. 616295

6. engineer

7. mother

8. 000

9. month

10. internet

11. C

12. A

13. C

14. H

15. F

16. B

17. D

18. field

19. footbridge

20. viewpoint

21. entertainment industry

22. telephone interviews

23. 30/thirty

24. male and female

25. jazz

26. classical

27. concerts

28. department stores

29. club

30. opera house

31. C

32. A

33. B

34. B

35. people

36. water

37. Scotland

38. outside

39. local

40. tops

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