IELTS Listening Practice Test – Exercise 368

Part 1: Questions 1-10
Complete the notes below. Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS OR A NUMBER for each answer.

Venue: (1) 
Invitations (Tony)
Who to invite: John and his wife
The (2) 
All the teachers
All the (3) 
Date for sending invitations: (4) 
Present (Lisa)
Collect money during the: (5) 
Suggested amount per person: (6) 
Check prices for: CD Players
Coffee maker
Ask guests to bring: snacks
Ask student representative to prepare a: (10) 

Part 2: Questions 11-15
Choose the correct letter, A, B or C.

11. To find out how much holidays cost, you should press button
 A one
 B two
 C three

12. Travelite currently offer walking holidays
 A only in Western Europe
 B all over Europe
 C outside Europe

13. The walks offered by Travelite
 A cater for a range of walking abilities
 B are planned by guides from the local area
 C are for people with good fitness levels

14. On Travelite holidays, people holidaying alone pay
 A the same as other clients
 B only a little more than other clients
 C extra only if they stay in a large room

15. Entertainment is provided
 A when guests request it
 B most nights
 C every night

Questions 16-20
Complete the table below. Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS OR A NUMBER.

Length of holidayCost per personSpecial offers included in price
3 days(16) $……………..pick up from the (17)……………….
7 days$ 350– book of (18)……………..
– maps
14 days(19) $…………… above plus membership of a (20)…………….

(16)                         (17) 
(18)                         (19) 

Part 3: Questions 21-26
Complete the table below. Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS OR A NUMBER.

Experiment numberEquipmentPurpose
Experiment 1(21)…………….and a tableto show how things move on a cushion of air
Experiment 2lots of paperclipsto show why we need standard (22)……………
Experiment 3(23)……………..and a jar of waterto show how (24)……………..grow
Experiment 4cardboard, colored pens and a (25)……………….to teach children about how (26)…………….is made up
Experiment 5a drill, an old record, a pin, paper, a boltto make a record player in order to learn about recording sound

(21)                  (22) 
(23)                 (24) 
(25)                 (26) 

Questions 27-30

What problems do the speakers identify for each experiment?
Choose your answers from the box and write the letters A-H next to questions 27-30

Experiment 1: (27) 
Experiment 2: (28) 
Experiment 3: (29) 
Experiment 4: (Example) F
Experiment 5: (30) 

A too messy
B too boring
C too difficult
D too much equipment
E too long
F too easy
G too noisy
H too dangerous

Part 4: Questions 31-34
Complete the notes below. Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS OR A NUMBER.

Length largest caught: 16 mts
Weight heaviest: (31)  kgs
Skeleton cartilage
Skin texture rough barbs
Swimming aide fins and (32) 
Food gathered from the ocean (33) 
Sharks locate food by using their (34) 

Questions 35-38

35. Shark meshing uses nets laid
 A along the coastline
 B at an angle to the beach
 C from the beach to the sea

36. Other places that have taken up shark meshing include
 A South Africa
 B New Zealand
 C Tahiti

37. The average number of sharks caught in nets each year is
 A 15
 B 150
 C 1,500

38. Most sharks are caught in
 A spring
 B summer
 C winter

Questions 39 and 40
Which TWO factors reduce the benefits of shark nets?

 A nets wrongly positioned
 B strong waves and currents
 C too many fish
 D sharks cat holes in nets
 E moving sands
 F nets too short
 G holes in nets scare sharks

1. college dining room
2. office staff
3. students
4. 10 december
5. coffee break
6. 6
7. set of dictionaries
8. music
9. photos
10. speech
11. B
12. A
13. A
14. A
15. B
16. 180
17. nearest station
18. local history
19. 690
20. walking club
21. 20 balloons
22. units of measurement
23. rock salt
24. crystals
25. string
26. light
27. H
28. B
29. E
30. C
31. 795
32. tail
33. floor
34. sense of smell
35. A
36. A
37. B
38. B
39. B
40. E



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