IELTS Listening Practice Test 20 Printable

IELTS Listening Practice Test 20 Printable

Section 3

Questions 21-30

Choose the correct letter: A, B or C.

21 Bill was ill. What was wrong?
A A cold
B A food allergy
C A severe pain in his head

22 Bill and Sarah
A live near each other.
B have never worked on a project together.
C have plans for later that evening.

23 Bill and Sarah have to
A research and write a survey questionnaire.
B ask shopkeepers questions.
C submit their project via the internet.

24 What does Sarah want Bill to do?
A Visit the library
B Write a list of questions
C Use a computer

25 Which of the following items will be included in Bill and Sarah’s research?
A Deodorants and cosmetics
B Electrical goods
C Food and clothing

26 With what aspect of the project does Bill express concern?
A Meeting the project’s timeline
B Invading people’s privacy
C Finding enough reference material

27 What does Bill plan to do for the rest of the day?
A Review the notes from the previous week
B Prepare for his next meeting with Sarah
C Find people to participate in the research

28 What does Sarah do for Bill?
A Lets him borrow her book
B Gives him a copy of her notes
C Promises to help him study

29 What does Sarah have to do at the library?
A Research
B Meet Bill
C Collect some books

30 Where do Bill and Sarah agree to meet the next day?
A In the library
B In class
C In the laboratory

Section 4

Questions 31, 32

Choose the correct letter: A, B or C.

31 Who is giving this talk?
A An artist
B An art critic
C A curator

32 Why did the speaker choose to speak about Joan Miró?
A Because a new work by Miró was recently added to the gallery
B Because he thought Miró would appeal to people with different tastes
C Because he felt everyone would be familiar with Joan Miró’s art

Questions 33-35

Which THREE features below are mentioned by the speaker as characteristic of Joan Miró’s art? Choose THREE letters: A-G.

A Themes from Spanish history
B The use of primary colours
C Influence of surrealism
D Complex geometric forms
E Large paintings
F Equal number of sculptures and paintings
G Birds and trees

Questions 36-40


Woman and 36 ____1982A 37 ____ in BarcelonaTall sculpture, covered in 38 ____
Woman39 ____National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.Large canvas, bright colours
Seated Woman II1939Guggenheim Museum, New YorkPainted when Miró was influenced by the 40 ____ in Spain

Answer Keys

Listening Section 1
1. (ancient) Greek
2. Bengali
3. 2 / two
4. 6994
5. Databases
6. 4 / four
7. £60
8. June
9. 16
10. 6 PM/p. m.
Listening Section 2
11. University
12. 3 / three
13. office
14. meetings
15. required books
16. ID passes
17. Physics
18. shop
19. Biology
20. (memorial) fountain
Listening Section 3
21. C
22. A
23. A
24. C
25. A
26. B
27. A
28. B
29. C
30. C
Listening Section 4
31. C
32. B
33-35 (in any order). B, E, G
36. bird
37. park
38. mosaic
39. 1976
40. civil war