IELTS Listening Practice Test 24 Printable -
IELTS Listening Practice Test 24 Printable

IELTS Listening Practice Test 24 Printable

Section 3


Questions 21-23

Which THREE symptoms of compulsive eating disorder are mentioned?
Choose THREE letters A-F.
A overeating
B excess weight
C weight loss
D constant hunger
E depression
F continuous eating

Questions 24-28

Complete the flow chart below.
Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS for each answer.


IELTS Listening Practice Test 24 - Compulsive eating disorder flowchart

Questions 29 and 30

Complete the sentencesbelow.
Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS for each answer.

29. What disease can sufferers of compulsive eating develop? ____________
30. Which organisation offers help to people suffering from compulsive eating disorder? _________

Section 4

Questions 31-33

Choose the correct letter, A, B or C.

31 What does the speaker say about newspapers?
A They never report developments in science accurately.
B He became interested in his subject because of a newspaper report.
C They only report developments in renewable energy technology.

32 What significant event took place in 1956?
A Scientists discovered a new source of energy.
B A new type of power station came into service.
C Helium was first produced from hydrogen.

33 What does the speaker consider to be the main problem with nuclear fusion?
A Irresponsible scientists make false claims on the subject.
B It takes too long to produce the required reaction.
C The reaction has not produced usable quantities of energy.

Questions 34, 35

Complete the sentences below.
34 Temperatures of at least ______ degrees are needed for fusion to take place.
35 Creating the pressure required in a ______ is a major technological problem.

Questions 36-40

Complete the summary below.
Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS for each answer.

In order for nuclear fusion to produce useful quantities of energy, isotopes of hydrogen must be brought together at extremely high temperatures and pressures. A number of 36______ will suspend the fuel so that it does not come into contact with the sides of the 37______. Another one will raise the temperature of the fuel pellet to that required to start the 38______ .
Extra energy released in this process will be used to produce 3 ______  that can be used to generate electricity. It is believed that the amount of energy that can be produced from 40______  of fusion fuel is equivalent to that which can be produced from 10,000 tonnes of fossil fuel.

Answer Keys

Listening Section 1
1. 34/thirty-four
2. on Monday
3. Paul Scott
4. Hill Street
5. (the) school secretary
6. 7.30/seven thirty
7. 11 pm/eleven p.m. latest
8. Bath
9. tax and insurance
10. (the) school accountant
Listening Section 2
11. B
12. C
13. study skills
14. castle and museum
15. academic staff
16. 150
17. Trade Fair
18- 20. A, D, E
Listening Section 3
21 – 23. A, B, E
24. eating snacks
25. loses control
26. embarrassed
27. extreme diets
28. eating again
29. diabetes
30. Overeaters Anonymous
Listening Section 4
31. B
32. B
33. C
34. 100 million / 100000000
35. fusion reactor
36. lasers
37. reactor
38. (fusion) reaction
39. steam
40. 1/one kilogram/kg

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