IELTS Listening Practice Test 10

IELTS Listening Section 4

Question 31 -33

Choose the correct answer, A-C

31 ‘Extremophiles’ are life forms that can live in
A isolated areas.
B hostile conditions.
C new habitats.

32 The researchers think that some of the organisms they found in Antarctica are
A new species.
B ancient colonies.
C types of insects.

33 The researchers were the first people to find life forms in Antarctica
A in the soil.
B under the rock surface.
C on the rocks.

Question 34-40

Complete the sentences below.
Write ONE WORD for each answer.

How the extremophiles survive
34 Access to the sun’s heat can create a for some organisms.
35 The deeper the soil, the higher the of salt.
36 Salt can protect organisms against the effects of , even at very low temperatures.
37 All living things must have access to water.
38 Salt plays a part in the process of , which prevents freezing.
39 The environment of is similar to the dry valleys of Antarctica.
40 This research may provide evidence of the existence of extraterrestrial life forms and their possible on other planets.

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