IELTS Listening Practice Test 31 With Answers

IELTS-Listening-Practice-Test-31-With-Answers

IELTS Listening Section 1

Questions 1-3

Answer the questions below.
Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.
1 What is going to be closed down? 
2 What does Peter want to organise? 
3 What does Joan suggest they get people to do? 

Questions 4-6

Choose the correct letter, A, B or C.

4 Which of the following might they need?
A an orchestra
B a caterer
C a telephonist

5 Where will they probably hold the meeting?
A the youth club
B somebody’s living room
C the village hall

6 When do they decide to hold the meeting?
A they haven’t decided yet
B at the weekend
C some time during the week

Questions 7-10

Complete the sentences below.
Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS for each answer.
7 Dr Perkins is the best person to describe the……………at the clinic.
8 Joan often meets Mr Sims’ wife……………  .
9 The editor of the newspaper might let them advertise………………. 
10  …………………will be needed to go from door to door posting leaflets.

IELTS Listening Section 2

IELTS Listening Practice Test 31 With Answers

Questions 11-14

Choose the correct letter. A, B or C.

11 What can visitors use free of charge?
A pushchairs
B child carriers
C coats and bags

12 Which of the following can visitors buy at the shop?
A coins
B refreshments
C postcards

13 When did the Grand Opening of the baths occur?
A 1894
B 1897
C 1994

14 The Romans built on the site
A after the Celts.
B before the Celts.
C at the same time as the Celts.

Questions 15-20

IELTS Listening Practice Test 31 With Answers

Complete the summary below.
Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS AND/OR A NUMBER for each answer.
The Great Bath is 15……………  deep. Around the bath area are alcoves where there were 16……………  and tables where bathers could relax. The water temperature of the Sacred Spring is 17……….. . The water is rich in 18…………… . In Roman times, the Sacred Spring was well-known for its 19………….. . The Temple was constructed between 20…………….  AD.

IELTS Listening Section 3

IELTS Listening Practice Test 31 With Answers

Questions 21-25

Answer the questions below.
Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS AND/OR A NUMBER for each answer.
21 What is John researching? 
22 Apart from pollution, what would John like to see reduced? 
23 According to John’s tutor, what can cars sometimes act as? 
24 How much does John’s tutor pay to drive into London? 
25 In Singapore, what do car owners use to pay their road tax? 

Questions 26-30

IELTS Listening Practice Test 31 With Answers

Complete the sentences below.
Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS AND/OR A NUMBER for each answer.
26 In Athens, cars can only enter the city center on……………. .
27 ‘BRT’ stands for ‘bus………………… ’.
28 In London, after a new road tax was introduced, moped and bicycle use increased by………………. 
29 Both Japan and Holland provide………………..  for those cycling to train stations.
30 In the USA, police officers on bikes make more……………..  than those in patrol cars.

IELTS Listening Section 4

Questions 31-34

Complete the sentences below.
Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS for each answer.
31 The lecture is intended mainly for those entering the………………  but is relevant to all students present.
32 The lecturer believes that too…………….  a specialization can be damaging.
33 The number of……………….  who were also writers is surprising.
34 The speaker believes that literature provides a…………………  which medical schools do not.

Questions 35-40

IELTS Listening Practice Test 31 With Answers

What is said about each of these books?
Choose your answers from the box and write the letters A-H next to questions 35-40
A It conveys the thrill of scientific discovery.
B It is of interest to any natural historian.
C This is a classic of scientific writing.
D It is about the life of a scientist.
E This book is now sometimes used in schools.
F This is also a good travel book.
G This book examines the dark side of human nature.
H This book was a response to another book.

35 A Short History of Nearly Everything 
36 Wonderful Life 
37 The Rise and Fall of the Third Chimpanzee 
38 The Water Babies 
39 The Emperor of Scent 
40 On The Origin of Species 

Answer Key
Listening Test 30