IELTS Listening Practice Test 3

by | Mar 25, 2020 | IELTS Tests, Listening

IELTS Listening Practice Test 3

SECTION 1: QUESTIONS 1-10

Questions 1-6

Complete the form below.

Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS or A NUMBER for each answer.

CUSTOMER ORDER FORM

Example:

ORDER PLACED BY:            John Carter

ACCOUNT NUMBER  1………………..

COMPANY NAME      2 ………………..

Envelopes

  • Size        A4 normal
  • Colour     3………………..
  • Quantity  4………………..

Photocopy paper

  • Colour     5 ………………..
  • Quantity  6 ………………..

Questions 7-9

ListTHREEadditional things that the man requests.

WriteNO MORE THAN THREE WORDSfor each answer. 

  • 7  ………………..
  • 8  ………………..
  • 9 ………………..

Question 10

Complete the notes.

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

Special instructions:
Deliver goods 10………………..

SECTION 2 : QUESTIONS 11-20

Questions 11-20

Complete the notes below.

Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

Artist’s Exhibition

General details:

  • Place: 11……………….. No. 1 12………………..
  • Dates: 6th October – 13 ………………..

Display details:

  • jewellery
  • furniture
  • ceramics
  • 14 ………………..
  • sculpture

Expect to see: crockery in the shape of 15 ………………..

silver jewellery, e.g. large rings containing 16……………….. a shoe sculpture made out of 17………………..

Go to demonstrations called: 18………………..

Artist’s Conservatory

Courses include:

  • Chinese brush painting
  • 19………………..
  • silk painting

Fees include:

  • Studio use
  • Access to the shop
  • Supply of 20………………..

SECTION 3 : QUESTIONS 21-30

Questions 21-23

Complete the sentences below.

Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

According to Alison Sharp, bear ancestors date back 21……………….. years.

Scientists think bears were originally in the same family as 22…………………

The Cave Bear was not dangerous because it 23…………………

Questions 24-28

Choose the correct bear species in each question.

24. Which is the most recent species?

25. Which is the largest looking bear?

26. Which is the smallest bear?

27. Which bear eats plants?

28. Which bear eats insects?

Questions 29-30

Check TWO letters A-F.

Which TWO actions are mentioned to help bears survive?

A. breeding bears in captivity

B. encouraging a more humane attitude

C. keeping bears in national parks

D. enforcing international laws

E. buying the speaker’s book

F. writing to the United Nations

SECTION 4 : QUESTIONS 31-40

Questions 31-36

Choose the correct letters A-C.

31. The speaker compares a solar eclipse today to a

A. religious experience.

B. scientific event.

C. popular spectacle.

 

32 The speaker says that the dark spot of an eclipse is

A. simple to predict.

B. easy to explain.

C. randomly occurring.

 

33 Concerning an eclipse, the ancient Chinese were

A. fascinated.

B. rational.

C. terrified.

 

34 For the speaker, the most impressive aspect of an eclipse is the

A. exceptional beauty of the sky.

B. chance for scientific study.

C. effect of the moon on the sun.

 

35 Eclipses occur rarely because of the size of the

A. moon.

B. sun.

C. earth.

 

36 In predicting eclipses, the Babylonians were restricted by their

A. religious attitudes.

B. inaccurate observations.

C. limited ability to calculate.

Questions 37-40

Complete the table below.

Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

Date of eclipse Scientists Observation
1715 Halley 37……………….. who

accurately predicted an eclipse

1868 Janssen and Lockyer discovered 38………………..
1878 Watson believed he had found 39………………..
1919 Einstein realised astronomers had misunderstood 40………………..

 

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Answers

1. 692411

2. Rainbow Communications

3. white

4. two/2 boxes

5. light blue

6. 10 packs/ten packs

7. (coloured) (floppy) disks

8. (a/one) wall calendar

9. (a/new) catalogue

10. before 11.30/not after 11.30

11. Royal Museum

12. Queen’s Park Road/Rd

13. 10th Dec(ember)

14. metal work

15. (garden)vegetables

16. coloured stones

17. (white) paper

18. Face to Face

19. pencil drawing

20. all materials

21. forty/40 million

22. dogs/the dog

23. (only ate) plants

24. (The) Polar Bear

25. (The) Brown Bear

26. (The) Sun bear

27. (The) Giant Panda

28. (The) Sloth Bear

29,30 B,E (Any Order)

31. C

32. B

33. C

34. B

35. A

36. C

37. (the) first person

38. (a)new element/helium

39. (the) lost planet/(the) new planet/Vulcan

40. gravity

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