IELTS Listening Practice Test 8

Section 3

Questions 21-24

Choose the right answer A-C

21. The professor says that super highways
A lead to better lifestyles.
B are a feature of wealthy cities.
C result in more city suburbs.

22. The student thinks people
A like the advantages of the suburbs.
B rarely go into the city for entertainment.
C enjoy living in the city.

23. The professor suggests that in five years’ time
A City Link will be choked by traffic.
B public transport will be more popular.
C roads will cost ten times more to build.

24. The student believes that highways
A encourage a higher standard of driving.
B result in lower levels of pollution.
C discourage the use of old cars.

Questions 25 and 26

Label the graphs below

25 __________
26 __________

Questions 27 and 28

Choose TWO letters A-F.
Which TWO facts are mentioned about Copenhagen?

A live street theatre encouraged
B 30% of citizens walk to work
C introduction of parking metres
D annual reduction of parking spots
E free city bicycles
F free public transport

Questions 29 and 30

Choose TWO letters A-F.
Which TWO reasons are given for the low popularity of public transport?

A buses slower than cars
B low use means reduced service
C private cars safer
D public transport expensive
E frequent stopping inconvenient
F making connections takes time

SECTION 4

Question 31 and 32

Complete the notes below
Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS AND/OR A NUMBER for each answer.

Reasons for preserving food

• Available all year
• For 31 __________
• In case of 32 __________

Question 33-37

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

Method of preservationAdvantageDisadvantage
Ultra-high temperature (UHT milk)33 __________Spoils the taste
CanningInexpensiveRisk of 34 __________
RefrigerationStays fresh without processingRequires 35 __________
36 __________EffectiveTime-consuming
DryingLong-lasting, light and 37 __________Loses nutritional value
Question 38-40

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

38 __________
39 __________
40 __________

Answer Keys

1. Sun(day) 2nd July21. C
2. Marina22. A
3. 9.30/9.30 am23. A
4. 1000/1,000/a thousand/one thousand24. B
5. Hong Kong25. Sydney
6. (team) captain/captain26. Frankfurt
7. parents’ permission27. A OR D IN EITHER ORDER
8. life jackets/20 life jackets/twenty life jackets28. A OR D IN EITHER ORDER
9. clothes/clothing/set of clothes29. B OR F IN EITHER ORDER
10. name30. B OR F IN EITHER ORDER
11. stamps and coins31. export/transit (overseas)
12. (shrill) call32. food shortages
13. sense of smell33. lasts longer/lasts much longer
14. fly34. food-poisoning/poisoning
15. introduced animals35. electricity/electricity supply/supply of electricity/power
16. (scientific) research36. chemical preservation/add (adding) chemicals/using chemicals
17. global education37. cheap to store
18. eggs (are) collected38. (hot) soup
19. chicks (are) reared39. (heated) belt
20. 8540. dry powder
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