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IELTS Listening Practice Test 29 Printable

Section 3

Questions 21 and 22
Choose TWO letters, A-E.
Which TWO points does Adam make about his experiment on artificial sweeteners?

A The results were what he had predicted.
B The experiment was simple to set up.
C A large sample of people was tested.
D The subjects were unaware of what they were drinking.
E The test was repeated several times for each person.
Questions 23 and 24
Choose TWO letters, A-E.
Which TWO problems did Rosie have when measuring the fat content of nuts?

A She used the wrong sort of nuts.
B She used an unsuitable chemical.
C She did not grind the nuts finely enough.
D The information on the nut package was incorrect.
E The weighing scales may have been unsuitable.
Questions 25-30
Choose the correct letter, A, B or C.

25 Adam suggests that restaurants could reduce obesity if their menus
A offered fewer options.
B had more low-calorie foods.
C were organised in a particular way.

26 The students agree that food manufacturers deliberately
A make calorie counts hard to understand.
B fail to provide accurate calorie counts.
C use ineffective methods to reduce calories.

27 What does Rosie say about levels of exercise in England?
A The amount recommended is much too low.
B Most people overestimate how much they do.
C Women now exercise more than they used to.

28 Adam refers to the location and width of stairs in a train station to illustrate
A practical changes that can influence people’s behaviour.
B methods of helping people who have mobility problems.
C ways of preventing accidents by controlling crowd movement.

29 What do the students agree about including reference to exercise in their presentation?
A They should probably leave it out.
B They need to do more research on it.
C They should discuss this with their tutor.

30 What are the students going to do next for their presentation?
A prepare some slides for it
B find out how long they have for it
C decide on its content and organisation

Section 4

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


Interest in knitting
• Knitting has a long history around the world.
• We imagine someone like a 31 _____ knitting.
• A 32 _____ ago, knitting was expected to disappear.
• The number of knitting classes is now increasing.
• People are buying more 33 _____ for knitting nowadays.

Benefits of knitting
• gives support in times of 34 _____ difficulty
• requires only 35 _____ skills and little money to start
• reduces stress in a busy life

Early knitting
• The origins are not known.
• Findings show early knitted items to be 36 _____ in shape.
• The first needles were made of natural materials such as wood and 37 _____
• Early yarns felt 38 _____ to touch.
• Wool became the most popular yarn for spinning.
• Geographical areas had their own 39 _____ of knitting.
• Everyday tasks like looking after 40 _____ were done while knitting.

Answer Keys

Listening Section 1
1 park
2 blue
3 reference
4 story
5 rain
6 snack
7 medication
8 helmet
9 tent
10 199
Listening Section 2
11&12 A, C
13&14 B, C
15 D
16 F
17 A
18 H
19 C
20 G
Listening Section 3
21&22 C, D
23&24 C, E
25 C
26 A
27 B
28 A
29 A
30 C
Listening Section 4
31 grandmother
32 decade
33 equipment
34 economic
35 basic
36 round
37 bone
38 rough
39 style
40 sheep

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