IELTS Listening Practice Test 1 Printable

IELTS Listening Practice Test 1 Printable and PDF version

Section 3

Questions 21–30

Questions 21–25
Choose the correct letter, A, B or C.

Global Design Competition

21 Students entering the design competition have to
A produce an energy-efficient design.
B adapt an existing energy-saving appliance.
C develop a new use for current technology.

22 John chose a dishwasher because he wanted to make dishwashers
A more appealing.
B more common.
C more economical.

23 The stone in John’s ‘Rockpool’ design is used
A for decoration.
B to switch it on.
C to stop water escaping.

24 In the holding chamber, the carbon dioxide
A changes back to a gas.
B dries the dishes.
C is allowed to cool.

25 At the end of the cleaning process, the carbon dioxide
A is released into the air.
B is disposed of with the waste.
C is collected ready to be re-used.

Questions 26–30
Complete the notes below.
Write ONE WORD ONLY for each answer.
• John needs help preparing for his 26 ________ .
• The professor advises John to make a 27 ________ of his design.
• John’s main problem is getting good quality 28 ________ .
• The professor suggests John apply for a 29 ________ .
• The professor will check the 30 ________ information in John’s written
report.

SECTION 4

Questions 31–40
Complete the notes below.
Write ONE WORD ONLY for each answer.

THE SPIRIT BEAR

General facts
• It is a white bear belonging to the black bear family.
• Its colour comes from an uncommon 31 ________.
• Local people believe that it has unusual 32 ________.
• They protect the bear from 33 ________.

Habitat
• The bear’s relationship with the forest is complex.
• Tree roots stop 34 ________ along salmon streams.
• The bears’ feeding habits provide nutrients for forest vegetation.
• It is currently found on a small number of 35 ________.

Threats
• Habitat is being lost due to deforestation and construction of
36 ________ by logging companies.
• Unrestricted 37 ________ is affecting the salmon supply.
• The bears’ existence is also threatened by their low rate of 38 ________.

Going forward
• Interested parties are working together.
• Logging companies must improve their 39 ________ of logging.
• Maintenance and 40 ________ of the spirit bears’ territory is needed.

Answer Keys

1. Ardleigh
2. newspaper
3. theme
4. tent
5. castle
6. beach/beaches
7. 2020
8. flight
9. 429
10. dinner
11, 12. IN EITHER ORDER: A, C
13. health problems
14. safety rules
15. plan
16. joining
17. free entry
18. peak
19. guests
20. photo card / photo cards
21. C
22. A
23. B
24. A
25. C
26. presentation
27. model
28. material/materials
29. grant
30. technical
31. gene
32. power/powers
33. strangers
34. erosion
35. islands
36. roads
37. fishing
38. reproduction
39. method/methods
40. expansion
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