IELTS Listening Practice Test 4


Section 2

Questions 11-20

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


11 Why did a port originally develop at Manham?
A It was safe from enemy attack
B It was convenient for river transport
C It had a good position on the sea coast

12 What caused Manham’s sudden expansion during the Industrial Revolution?
A the improvement in mining techniques
B the increase in demand for metals
C the discovery of tin in the area

13 Why did rocks have to be sent away from Manham to be processed?
A shortage of fuel
B poor transport systems
C lack of skills among local people

14 What happened when the port declined in the twentieth century?
A The workers went away
B Traditional skills were lost
C Buildings were used for new purposes

15 What did the Manham Trust hope to do?
A discover the location of the original port
B provide jobs for the unemployed
C rebuild the port complex

Questions 16-20
Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS for each answer.
Complete the table below.

Tourist attractions in Manham
PlaceFeatures and activitiesAdvice
copper mineSpecially adapted miners’ 16 take visitors into the mountainthe mine is 17 and enclosed — unsuitable for children and animals
village schoolclassrooms and a special exhibition of 18 a 19 is recommended
“The George” (old sailing ship)the ship’s wheel (was lost but has now been restored)children shouldn’t use the 20

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