IELTS Listening Practice Test 27 With Answer

IELTS-Listening-Practice-Test-27-With-Answers

IELTS Listening Section 1

Questions 1-6

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

EXPENSES CLAIM INFORMATION – GB AIRLINES

Customer name: Mr 1………….. 
Date of Departure: 2……………  2016
Flight Number: GB1011
Flight: From 3……………  to London Heathrow, UK
Departure Time: 4…………..  p.m.
Expenses Claimed: 5  Hotel, 73 euros
Taxis, 6…………..  .

Questions 7-10

Complete the sentences below with NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS AND/OR A NUMBER.

7 The customer had the…………….option for his previous flight.
8 There are three meal options without meat: vegetarian, vegan, and………..  .
9 The vegan option doesn’t contain any………….  , eggs, fowl, or honey.
10 The meal option for the customer’s flight to Kiev must be changed……………..before the departure time.

IELTS Listening Section 2

IELTS Listening Practice Test 27 With Answers

Questions 11-14

You are going to hear a radio interview with a self-publishing expert. What FOUR things does she say new writers need to make sure they have before they self-publish?

 A an impeccably edited novel
 B another finished novel
 C a solid marketing plan
 D a budget
 E a new novel in progress
 F a lot of money on the side
 G a good understanding of grammar

Questions 15-17

Choose the correct letter, AB or C.

15 Patricia Abaddon’s first novel
 A was a commercial success.
 В had mediocre sales.
 C performed terribly.

16 For the first year after his novel’s publication, Patricia Abaddon
 A avoided checking how many copies he sold.
 В was depressed about the results.
 C was relatively happy with how the novel was doing.

17 Patricia Abaddon subscribed to writing magazines because
 A she wanted to find out about writing competitions.
 В it was a good way to build a fan base.
 C she wanted to read advice from professionals.

Questions 18-20

Complete the sentences below with NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS.
18 Patricia Abaddon published her second novel under a……………..because she didn’t want her readers to know about her first novel.
19 Patricia Abaddon used her website and her pages on……………to promote her second novel.
20 By the time her second novel was out, Patricia Abaddon wanted her third novel to be………… 

IELTS Listening Section 3

IELTS Listening Practice Test 27 With Answers

Questions 21-23

Complete the sentences below.
Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

Effects of weather on mood
21 Phil and Stella’s goal is to  the hypothesis that weather has an effect on a person’s mood.
22 They expect to find that ‘good’ weather (weather which is  ) has a positive effect on a person’s mood.
23 Stella defines effect on mood’ as a  in the way a person feels.

Questions 24-27

What information was given by each writer?
Choose your answers from the box and write the letters A-F next to Questions 24-27.

24 Vickers………………………. 
25 Whiteboume………………… 
26 Haverton…………………….. 
27 Stanfield………………. 

A the benefits of moving to a warmer environment
В the type of weather with the worst effect on mood
C how past events affect attitudes to weather
D the important effect of stress on mood
E the important effect of hours of sunshine on mood
F psychological problems due to having to cope with bad weather

Questions 28-30

Choose THREE letters A-H
Which THREE things do Phil and Stella still have to decide on?

 A how to analyse their results
 B their methods of presentation
 C the design of their questionnaire
 D the location of their survey
 E weather variables to be measured
 F the dates of their survey
 G the size of their survey
 H the source of data on weather variables

IELTS Listening Section 4

IELTS Listening Practice Test 27 With Answers

Questions 31-32

Choose TWO letters A-F
Which two of the following problems are causing concern to educational authorities in the USA?

 A differences between rich and poor students
 B high numbers dropping out of education
 C falling standards of students
 D poor results compared with other nationalities
 E low scores of overseas students
 F differences between rural and urban students

Questions 33-34

Choose TWO letters A-F
According to the speaker, what are two advantages of reducing class sizes?

 A more employment for teachers
 B improvement in general health of the population
 C reduction in number of days taken off sick by teachers
 D better use of existing buildings and resources
 E better level of education of workforce
 F availability of better qualified teachers

Questions 35-40

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

StateSchools involvedNumber of students participatingKey findingsProblems
Tennesseeabout 70 schoolsin total 35……………. significant benefit especially for 36……………..  pupils– lack of agreement on implications of data
California37…………….  schools1.8 millionvery little benefit– shortage of 38………………  , especially poorer areas
– no proper method for 39……………..  of project
Wisconsin14 schools (with pupils from 40…………….  families)similar results to Tennessee project
Answer Key
Listening Test 26