IELTS Listening Actual Test

IELTS Listening Practice Test 18 With Answers

Section 1

IELTS Listening Practice Test 18 With Answers

Questions 1-9

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

ENQUIRY ABOUT BOOKCASES

Example
Number of bookcases available:  two

Both bookcases
Width: 1…………….. 
Made of: 2…………….. 

First bookcase
Cost: 3…………….. 
Colour: 4……………… 
Number of shelves: six (four are 5………… )

Second bookcase
Colour: dark brown
Other features: almost 80 years old, has a 6………..  at the bottom, has glass 7…………….. 
Cost: 8……………. 

Details of seller
Name: Mrs 9……………… 
Address: 41 Oak Rise, Stanton.

Question 10

Choose the correct letter, AB or C.
Which map shows the correct location of the seller’s house?………….

Section 2

IELTS Listening Practice Test 18 With Answers

Questions 11 – 13

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

Charity Art Sale

The paintings will be displayed in the Star Gallery and in a nearby 11  . The sale of pictures will begin at 12   on Thursday, and there will be refreshments beforehand. The money raised will all be used to help 13  children in New Zealand and other countries.

Questions 14-20

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

ArtistPersonal InformationType of painting
Don Studley• daughter is recovering from a problem with her back
• self-taught artist
• pictures of the 14 of New Zealand
James Chang• originally from Taiwan
• had a number of 15 there
• 16 paintings
• strong colours
Natalie Stevens• has shown pictures in many countries
• is an artist and a website 17
• soft colours, various media
• mainly does 18
Christine Shin• lived in New Zealand for 19
• Korean
• paintings are based on 20
• watercolours of New Zealand landscapes

Section 3

IELTS Listening Practice Test 18 With Answers

Questions 21, 22
Complete the notes below.
Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS AND/OR A NUMBER for each answer.

Research details:
Title of project: 21…………… 
Focus of project: entertainment away from 22…………….
Questions 23-26
Choose the correct letters A-C.

23 Which chart shows the percentage of cinema seats provided by the different cinema houses?
A Chart A
B Chart B
C Chart C

IELTS Listening Practice Test 5 Section 3 graph 1

24 Which graph shows the relative popularity of different cinemas?
A Graph A
B Graph B
C Graph C

IELTS Listening Practice Test 5 Section 3 graph 2

25 What did Rosie and Mike realise about the two theatres?
A The prices were very similar
B They were equally popular
C They offered the same facilities

26 Which graph shows comparative attendance for cinema and theatre?
A Graph A
B Graph B
C Graph C

IELTS Listening Practice Test 5 Section 3 graph 2

Questions 27-30
Complete the chart about the different music clubs below.
Choose the correct words in the list.

A. Poor
B. OK
C. Excellent

ClubType of musicQuality of venue
The Blues ClubBlues27 ……………..
The SansueSouth American28 ……………..
Pier HotelFolk29 ………………
Baldrock CafeRock30 ………………

Section 4

IELTS Listening Practice Test 18 With Answers

Questions 31-32
Complete the notes using NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS AND/OR A NUMBER for each answer.

Main focus of lecture: the impact of 31………………  on the occurrence of dust storms.

Two main types of impact: 1. break up ground surface, e.g. off-road vehicle use
2. remove protective plants, e.g. 32……………. 
Questions 33-36
Complete the table using NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS AND/OR A NUMBER for each answer.

Name of areaDetails
USA ‘dust bowl’Caused by mismanagement of farmland
Decade renamed the 33……………
West AfricaSteady rise in dust storms over 20-ear period
ArizonaWorst dust clouds arise from 34……………………
Dust deposits are hazardous to 35……………………..
SaharaIncreased wind erosion has occurred along with long-term 36…………………

Questions 37-40
Complete the flow chart using NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS AND/OR A NUMBER for each answer.Intensive 37……………….  in Central Asian RepublicsDrop in water in major tributariesTotal volume of water in lake reduced by 38………….. Increase in wind-blown materialLake has become more 39…………..Serious effects on 40…………..  nearby.

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