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IELTS Listening Practice Test 23 – Full Answer


Questions 1-4
1. The respondent works in
 A the professions
 B business
 C other

2. The respondent has a salary of
 A £ 0-15,000 a year
 B £ 15,000-35,000 a year
 C over £35,000 a year

3. The respondent watched TV for
 A relaxation
 B entertainment
 C information

4. Every day the respondent watches TV for
 A 30 min – 1 hour
 B 1 hour – 2 hours
 C more than 2 hours

Questions 5-7
Choose TWO letters A-E

5. The respondent mainly watches TV
 A in the early morning
 B around midday
 C in the afternoon
 D in the early evening
 E at night

6. On the new channel the respondent would like to see more
 A children’s programmes
 B documentaries
 C local service programmes
 D travel programmes
 E health programmes

7. The respondent would advise the new channel to
 A spend more money on drama
 B train their broadcasters to higher standards
 C improve sound quality
 D broadcast interviews with famous people
 E talk more to customers

Questions 8-10
Circle the correct letter A-C

8. The respondent feels that adverts should occur only
 A 10 minutes
 B 15 minutes
 C 20 minutes

9. The respondent would like to attend special promotions if
 A expenses are paid
 B he is invited specially
 C they are held locally

10. The respondent would like to receive
 A no mail
 B requested mail
 C all mail


Questions 11-14
Circle FOUR letters A-G

Which FOUR activities of the Union are mentioned by the speaker?

 A raising money for good causes
 B political campaigning
 C running a new agency
 D running a supermarket
 E providing cheap tickets
 F helping with accommodation
 G providing catering services

Questions 15 and 16
Circle TWO letters A-E

Which TWO of the following can you get advice about from the Union?
 A immigration
 B grants
 C medical problems
 D personal problems
 E legal matters

Questions 17-20
Write the appropriate letters A-C against questions 17-20.

What are the locations of the following places in Radford?
A part of the Metro Tower Building
B in the main square in the centre of the town
C some distance from the centre of the town

17. the hi-tech fitness centre ………………….
18. the ice rink ………………….
19. the new cinema ………………….
20. the Theatre Royal ………………….


Questions 21-23
Complete the notes below. Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS OR A NUMBER for each answer.

Hand-in-date: (21) ………………….
Length: (22) …………………. to ………………….
Extra programme offered on: (23) ………………….

Question 24-26
Complete the table below.

Questions 27-30

What is Dr Simon’s opinions on the following points?
Tick column A if he is in favour
Tick column B if he has no strong opinion either way
Tick column C if he is against


Questions 31-37
Circle the correct letters A-C

31. The driest continent is
 A Australia
 B Africa
 C Antarctica

32. The evaporation rate in Australia is
 A lower than Africa
 B higher than Africa
 C about the same as Africa

33. Rainfall in Australia hardly penetrates the soil because
 A the soil is too hard
 B the soil is too hot
 C plants use it up

34. In sandy soils water can
 A evaporate quickly
 B seep down to rock
 C wash the soil away

35. Water is mainly pumped up for
 A people to drink
 B animals to drink
 C watering crops

36. Natural springs are located
 A in unexplored parts of Australia
 B quite commonly over all Australia
 C in a few areas of Australia

37. Underground water supplies
 A 18% of Australia’s water
 B 48% of Australia’s water
 C 80% of Australia’s water

Questions 38-40
Circle THREE letters A-E

Which THREE of the following uses of dam water are mentioned?
 A providing water for livestock
 B watering farmland
 C providing water for industry
 D controlling flood water
 E producing hydro-electric power



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