Cambridge IELTS 16 [Holiday rental] Listening Test 4 with answers

Cambridge IELTS 16 Listening Test 4 [Holiday rental] Answers, Audio, PDF: This is the 54th test of our ‘LISTENING 200+🎧 Practice Test Series’.

This test is divided into four parts – Part 1, 2, 3 and 4.

Part 1 is about Holiday rental.

Part 2 is about local council report on traffic and highways.

Part 3 is about Bike-sharing schemes.

Part 4 is about The extinction of dodo bird.

You can check your answers & calculate your IELTS Listening academic/general band scores at the end of this test. It is strongly advised to print the IELTS Listening answer sheet and mark your answers on the sheet as well.

Don’t be worried if you see technical terms in the questions. These will usually be explained to you for your understanding of the concept.

Cambridge IELTS 16 Listening Test 4 [with Answers]

IELTS 16 Holiday rental with answers [Part 1]

Audio – Section 1

Questions 1-10

Complete the notes below.

Write ONE WORD AND/OR A NUMBER for each answer.

Holiday Rental

Owners’ names: Jack Fitzgerald and Shirley Fitzgerald

Granary Cottage
☑️ available for week beginning (1) …………………. May
☑️ cost for the week: (2) £………………….

(3) …………………. Cottage
☑️ cost for the week: £480
☑️ building was originally a (4) ………………….
☑️ walk through doors from living room into a (5) ………………….
☑️ several (6) …………………. spaces at the front
☑️ bathroom has a shower
☑️ Central heating and stove that burns (7) ………………….
☑️ views of old (8) …………………. from living room
☑️ view of hilltop (9) …………………. from the bedroom

Payment
☑️ deposit: £144
☑️ deadline for final payment: end of (10) ………………….

Cambridge IELTS 16 Listening Test 4 [Part 2]

Audio – Section 2

Questions 11-14

Choose the correct letter – A, B or C.

Local Council report on traffic and highways

11) A survey found people’s main concern about traffic in the area was

A. cuts to public transport

B. poor maintenance of roads

C. changes in the type of traffic

12) Which change will shortly be made to the cycle path next to the river?

A. It will be widened.

B. It will be extended.

C. It will be resurfaced.

13) Plans for a pedestrian crossing have been postponed because

A. the Post office has moved

B. the proposed location is unsafe

C. funding is not available at present

14) On Station road, notices have been erected

A. telling cyclists not to leave their bikes outside the station ticket office

B. asking motorists to switch off engines when waiting at the level crossing

C. warning pedestrians to leave enough time when crossing the railway line

Questions 15-20

Label the map below.

Write the correct letter, A-I, next to questions 15-20

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15) New car park…………………….
16) New cricket pitch…………………….
17) Children’s playground…………………….
18) Skateboard ramp…………………….
19) Pavilion…………………….
20) Notice board…………………….

IELTS 16 Listening Test 4 [Part 3]

Audio – Section 3

Questions 21-22

Choose TWO letters, A-E.

Which TWO benefits of city bike-sharing schemes do the students agree are the most important?

A. reducing noise pollution
B. reducing traffic congestion
C. improving air quality
D. encouraging health and fitness
E. making cycling affordable

Questions 23-24

Choose TWO letters, A-E.

Which TWO things do the students think are necessary for successful bike-sharing schemes?

A. Bikes should have a GPS system.
B. The app should be easy to use.
C. Public awareness should be raised.
D. Only one scheme should be available.
E. There should be a large network of cycle lanes.

Questions 25-30

Choose SIX answers from the box, Write letters A-G.

What is the speakers’ opinion of the bike-sharing schemes in each of the following cities?

Opinion of bike-sharing scheme

A. They agree it has been disappointing.
B. They think it should be cheaper.
C. They are surprised it has been so successful.
D. They agree that more investment is required
E. They think the system has been well designed.
F. They disagree about the reasons for its success.
G. They think it has expanded too quickly.

25) Amsterdam…………………….
26) Dublin…………………….
27) London…………………….
28) Buenos Aires…………………….
29) New York…………………….
30) Sydney…………………….

Cambridge 16 The Extinction of Dodo Bird [Part 4]

Audio – Section 4

Questions 31-40

Complete the notes below.

Write ONE WORD ONLY for each answer.

The extinction of the Dodo Bird

The dod was a large flightless bird which used to inhabit the island of Mauritius.

History
☑️ 1507 – Portuguese ships transporting (31) …………………. stopped at the island to collect food and water.
☑️ 1638 – The Dutch established a (32) …………………. on the island.
☑️ They killed the dodo birds for their meat.
☑️ The last one was killed in 1681.

Description
☑️ The only record we have is written descriptions and pictures (possibly unreliable).
☑️ A Dutch painting suggests the dodo was very (33) …………………. .
☑️ The only remaining soft tissues is a dried (34) …………………. .
☑️ Recent studies of a dodo skeleton suggest the birds were capable of rapid (35) …………………. .
☑️ It’s thought they were able to use their small wings to maintain (36) …………………. .
☑️ Their (37) …………………. was of average size.
☑️ Their sense of (38) …………………. enabled them to find.

Reasons for extinction
☑️ Hunting was probably not the main cause.
☑️ Sailors brought dogs and monkeys.
☑️ (39) …………………. also escaped onto the island and ate the birds’ eggs.
☑️ The arrival of farming meant the (40) …………………. was destroyed.

  1. 28th
  2. 550
  3. CHERVIL
  4. GARAGE
  5. GARDEN
  6. PARKING
  7. WOOD
  8. BRIDGE
  9. MONUMENT
  10. MARCH
  11. C
  12. A
  13. B
  14. C
  15. F
  16. A
  17. I
  18. E
  19. H
  20. B or C
  21. B or C
  22. B or C
  23. B or C
  24. C
  25. F
  26. D
  27. E
  28. B
  29. A
  30. SPICE(S)
  31. COLONY/SETTLEMENT
  32. FAT
  33. HEAD
  34. MOVEMENT
  35. BALANCE/BALANCING
  36. BRAIN
  37. SMELL
  38. RATS
  39. FOREST

About Cambridge IELTS 16 Listening Test 4 with Answers

This Cambridge IELTS 16 Listening Test 4 [Holiday rental] Answers, Audio, PDF falls under ‘Moderate’ category. So, if you are scoring 32+/40 in this practice test you are highly likely to get band 7 and above in the real exam setting.

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