IELTS Listening Practice Test 2

by | Mar 25, 2020 | IELTS Tests, Listening

IELTS Listening Practice Test 2

SECTION 1 : QUESTIONS 1-10

Questions 1-9

Complete the notes below.

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

                                                                          ENQUIRY ABOUT BOOKCASES

Example                                                   Answer

Number of bookcases available:            ...two

Both bookcases
Width: 1……………….. (cm)
Made of: 2………………..
First bookcase
Cost: 3……………….. pounds
Colour: 4………………..
Number of shelves: six (four are 5………………..)
Second bookcase
Colour: dark brown
Other features – almost 80 years old
– has a 6……………….. at the bottom
– has glass 7………………..
Cost: 8……………….. pounds
Details of seller 
Name:  Mrs 9………………..
Address:  41 Oak Rise. Stanton.

Question 10

Choose the correct letter A. B or C.

10 Which map shows the correct location of the seller’s house?

A. A

B. B

C. C

SECTION 2: QUESTIONS 11-20

Questions 11-13

Complete the summary below.

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

Charity Art Sale

The paintings will be displayed in the Star Gallery and in a nearby 11…………………

The sale of pictures will begin at 12……………….. (pm) on Thursday, and there will be refreshments beforehand.

The money raised will all be used to help 13……………….. children in New Zealand and other countries.

Questions 14-20

Complete the table below.

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

Artist Personal information Type of painting
Don Studley •   daughter is recovering from a problem with her back

•   self-taught artist

• pictures of the 14……………….. of New Zealand
James Chang •    originally from Taiwan

♦    had a number of 15………………..there

•   16……………….. paintings

•   strong colours

Natalie

Stevens

•   has shown pictures in many countries

•   is an artist and a website 17………………..

•   soft colours, various media

•   mainly does 18………………..

Christine Shin •   lived in New Zealand for 19………………..

•   Korean

•   paintings are based on 20………………..

•   watercolours of New Zealand landscapes

SECTION 3: QUESTIONS 21-30

Questions 21-25

What instructions were the students given about their project?

Write the correct letter A. B or C next to Questions 21-25.

21. Choose a writer from a list provided.

22. Get biographical information from the Internet

23. Study a collection of poems.

24. Make a one-hour video.

25. Refer to key facts in the writer’s life.

A they must do this
B they can do this if they want to
C they can’t do this

Questions 26-30

Complete the notes below.

Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

Other requirements for the project

extract chosen from the author’s work must reflect the 26……………….. of the author.

students must find sound effects and 27……………….. to match the texts they choose.

students must use a 28……………….. of computer software programs to make the video.

students must include information about the 29……………….. of all material

Criteria for assessment

completion of all components – 25%

30……………….. (must represent the essence of author’s work) – 50% artistic and technical design of video – 25%

SECTION 4: QUESTIONS 31-40

Questions 31-33

Choose the correct answer A. B or C

31 ’Extremophiles’ are life forms that can live in

A. isolated areas.

B. hostile conditions.

C. new habitats.

 

32 The researchers think that some of the organisms they found in Antarctica are

A. new species.

B. ancient colonies.

C. types of insects.

 

33 The researchers were the first people to find life forms in Antarctica

A. in the soil.

B. under the rock surface.

C. on the rocks

 

Questions 34-40

Complete the sentences below.

Write ONE WORD for each answer.

                                                                           How the extremophiles survive

Access to the sun’s heat can create a 34……………….. for some organisms. The deeper the soil, the higher the 35……………….. of salt. Salt can protect organisms against the effects of 36……………….. even at very low temperatures.

All living things must have access to 37……………….. water. Salt plays a part in the process of 38……………….. which prevents freezing. The environment of 39……………….. is similar to the dry valleys of Antarctica. This research may provide evidence of the existence of extraterrestrial life forms and their possible 40……………….. on other planets.

 

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Answers

1. 75

2. wood

3. 15

4. cream

5. adjustable

6. cupboard

7. doors

8. 95

9. Blake

10. B

11. cafe/café

12. 7:30/7.30

13. (the) disabled

14. birds

15. (art) exhibitions

16. abstract

17. designer

18. portraits

19. two/2 years/yrs

20. photographs/photos

21. A

22. C

23. B

24. C

25. B

26. interests and style/ style and interests

27. visuals

28. range

29. source/sources

30. content

31. B

32. B

33. A

34. microclimate

35. concentration

36. frost

37. liquid

38. supercooling

39. Mars

40. locations

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