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IELTS Listening Practice Test 28 Printable

Section 3

Questions 21-24
Choose the correct letter, A, B or C

Assignment on sleep and dreams

21 Luke read that one reason why we often forget dreams is that
A our memories cannot cope with too much information.
B we might otherwise be confused about what is real.
C we do not think they are important.

22 What do Luke and Susie agree about dreams predicting the future?
A It may just be due to chance.
B It only happens with certain types of event.
C It happens more often than some people think.

23 Susie says that a study on pre-school children having a short nap in the day
A had controversial results.
B used faulty research methodology.
C failed to reach any clear conclusions.

24 In their last assignment, both students had problems with
A statistical analysis.
B making an action plan.
C self-assessment.
Questions 25-30
Complete the flow chart below.
Write ONE WORD ONLY for each answer.

Assignment plan

Decide on research question:
Is there a relationship between hours of sleep and number of dreams?
Decide on the sample:
Twelve students from the 25 _____ department
Decide on methodology:
Decide on procedure:
Answers on 26 _____
Check ethical guidelines for working with 27 _____
Ensure that risk is assessed and 28 _____ is kept to a minimum
Answer the results
Calculate the correlation and make a 29 _____
 30 _____ the research

Section 4

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

Health benefits of dance

Recent findings:
• All forms of dance produce various hormones associated with feelings of
• Dancing with others has a more positive impact than dancing alone.
• An experiment on university students suggested that dance
increases 31 _____
• For those with mental illness, dance could be used as a form of
32 _____

Benefits of dance for older people:
• accessible for people with low levels of 33 _____
• reduces the risk of heart disease
• better 34 _____ reduces the risk of accidents
• improves 35 _____ function by making it work faster
• improves participants’ general well-being
• gives people more 36 _____ to take exercise
• can lessen the feeling of 37 _____ , very common in older people

Benefits of Zumba:
• A study at The University of Wisconsin showed that doing Zumba for
40 minutes uses up as many 38 _____ as other quite intense forms
of exercise.
• The American Journal of Health Behavior study showed that:
– women suffering from 39 _____ benefited from doing Zumba.
– Zumba became a 40 _____ for the participants.

Answer Keys

Listening Section 1
1. frame
2. 195
3. payment
4. Grandparents
5. colour / color
6. hand
7. background
8. focus
9. ten/10 days
10. plastic
Listening Section 2
11. C
12. B
13. A
14. A
15. C
16. D
17. A
18. B
19&20. B, C
Listening Section 3
21. B
22. A
23. C
24. C
25. history
26. paper
27. humans / people
28. stress
29. graph
30. evaluate
Listening Section 4
31. creativity
32. therapy
33. fitness
34. balance
35. brain
36. motivation
37. isolation
38. calories
39. obesity
40. habit

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