IELTS Listening Practice Test 26 -

IELTS Listening Practice Test 26

Section 4

Questions 31-33
Complete the notes below.
Write ONE WORD ONL Yfor each answer.

The Tiger Shark
• Origin of name: its dark bands
• Size: 6.5 metres (maximum)
• Preferred habitat: near to the 31
• Typical food: other sea creatures but also 32 produced by humans
• Raine Island area: studies show tiger sharks are mainly found here during
the 33 (when turtles are nesting)
Questions 34-38
Complete the flow-chart below.
Write ONE WORD ONLY for each answer.

Pieces of 34 were attached to lines as bait
The lines were 35

The hooked shark was brought to the 36 and secured
The shark was measured and tagged, and tissue removed for research
Larger sharks: an acoustic tag was fitted or a 37 was attached
The shark was 38 and could be tracked

Questions 39, 40
Choose the correct letter, A, B or C.

39 The purpose of the research was to understand the tiger sharks’
A reproductive patterns.
B migration patterns.
C feeding patterns.

40 Observations showed that, in general, tiger sharks
A change depths frequently.
B usually avoid the surface of the water.
C often spend long periods on the ocean floor.

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