IELTS Listening Actual Test

IELTS Listening Practice Test 12 With Answers

Section 1

Questions 1-10

Complete the notes below
Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS AND/OR A NUMBER for each answer.

Example
Type of event: Dragon Boat Race

Day and date:  1…………….. 
Place: Brighton 2…………………
Registration time:  3…………….. 

Sponsorship

• Aim to raise over 4……………  pounds as a team and get a free t-shirt
• Free prize draw for trip to 5………….. 

Team details
  • Must have crew of 20 and elect a 6…………..
  • Participants under 18 need to have 7…………..  to enter
  • Need to hire 8…………..
  • Advised to bring extra 9……………
  • Must choose a 10……………..  for the team.

Section 2

IELTS Listening Practice Test 12 With Answers

Questions 11 -15

Pictures of kiwis are found on 11………….. 
The name ‘kiwi’ comes from its 12………… 
The kiwi has poor sight but a good 13…………. 
Kiwis cannot 14………….
Kiwis are endangered by 15………… 

Questions 16 and 17

Complete the notes below
Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS AND/OR A NUMBER for each answer.

Stage of programProgram involves
16………..Looking at kiwi survival needs
ActionPutting science into practice
17…………Schools and the website
Questions 18-20

Complete the flowchart below
Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS AND/OR A NUMBER for each answer.

18…………..

19………….. 

Chicks returned to wild

Result: Survival rate increased from 5% to 20……………

Section 3

IELTS Listening Practice Test 12 With Answers

Questions 21-24

Choose the right answer A-C

21 The professor says that super highways
A lead to better lifestyles.
B are a feature of wealthy cities.
C result in more city suburbs.

22 The student thinks people
A like the advantages of the suburbs.
B rarely go into the city for entertainment.
C enjoy living in the city.

23 The professor suggests that in five years’ time
A City Link will be choked by traffic
B public transport will be more popular
C roads will cost ten times more to build

24 The student believes that highways
A encourage a higher standard of driving
B result in lower levels of pollution
C discourage the use of old cars

Questions 25 and 26

Label the graphs below

Questions 27 and 28

Choose TWO letters A-F.
Which TWO facts are mentioned about Copenhagen?

 A live street theatre encouraged
 B 30% of citizens walk to work
 C introduction of parking metres
 D annual reduction of parking spots
 E free city bicycles
 F free public transport

Questions 29 and 30

Choose TWO letters A-F.
Which TWO reasons are given for the low popularity of public transport?

 A buses slower than cars
 B low use means reduced service
 C private cars safer
 D public transport expensive
 E frequent stopping inconvenient
 F making connections takes time

SECTION 4

IELTS Listening Practice Test 12 With Answers

Question 31 and 32

Complete the notes below
Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS AND/OR A NUMBER for each answer.

Reasons for preserving food
  • Available all year
  • For 31…………..
  • In case of 32………….
Question 33-37

Complete the table
Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS AND/OR A NUMBER for each answer.

Method of preservationAdvantageDisadvantage
Ultra-high temperature (UHT milk)33…………..Spoils the taste
CanningInexpensiveRisk of 34……………
RefrigerationStays fresh without processingRequires 35…………..
36…………..EffectiveTime-consuming
DryingLong-lasting, light and 37…………..Loses nutritional value
Question 38-40

Label the diagram
Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS AND/OR A NUMBER for each answer.

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