IELTS Listening Practice Test – 46

IELTS Listening free pdf practice test: This is the 46th test of our ‘LISTENING 200+🎧 Practice Test Series’. All tests are based on real exam pattern and correspond to the actual level of difficulty you may find in the IELTS.

This test is divided into four sections – Section 1, 2, 3 and 4.

Section 1 is a series of telephone conversations between an international student and some people.

Section 2 is a guide talk about cooking Ginger on a radio broadcast.

Section 3 is an interview about ‘Global Warming’.

Section 4 is an extract from a talk about how students can look after their own health.

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.

Remember to use the locating words in each note to help you follow the information in the recording. For example, names, places, dates, nouns etc.

IELTS Listening free pdf practice test- SECTION 1

Audio – Section 1

Questions 1-10

Complete the notes below.

Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

COMPUTING TECHNOLOGY 25TH CONFERENCE

Contact University ➡️New South Wales University
Conference date ➡️(1) …………………….
Conference venue ➡️(2) …………………….
Reservation phone no. ➡️(3) …………………….
Cost ➡️$360 for 4 days
Student rate ➡️$180 for 4 days or (4) …………………….
Contact person ➡️(5) …………………….
Candidate’s name ➡️John Helstone, a computing tech. student
from (6) ……………………. University
Take action fast!
Closing date for talk ➡️(7) …………………….
Send outline including ➡️(8) …………………….
Maximum length ➡️300 words
Also send ➡️(9) …………………….
E-mail address ➡️(10) ……………………[email protected]

IELTS Listening free pdf practice test- SECTION 2

Audio – Section 2

Questions 11-14

Complete the notes as you listen.

Use NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

Weekly Cooking Corner – Gingers
☑️ Ginger is a spicy-tasting root related to the bamboo family and has variety of uses in the kitchen.

☑️ The Chinese used ginger principally for (11) ……………………. .

☑️ Ginger was first grown in (12) ……………………. and ……………………. .

☑️ Spice traders were able to get (13) ……………………. for ginger.

☑️ Ginger was introduced to Australia in the (14) ……………………. century.

Questions 15-17

Complete the table below.

Use NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

GINGER PRODUCTION IN AUSTRALIA

CauseEffect
High rainfall in Queensland(15) ……………………. for growing ginger.
High (16) …………………….Australian ginger was not price competitive.
(17) …………………….Supplies of ginger ran low.

Questions 18-20

Complete the fact sheet below.

Use NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

Facts about Buderim Cooperative

Cooperative was formed with (18) £……………………. and two wooden vats and (19) ……………………. of raw ginger.

40% of ginger is used in (20) ……………………. .

60% of ginger exported to Asia, Europe and elsewhere.

IELTS Listening free pdf practice test- SECTION 3

Audio – Section 3

Questions 21-25

Complete the notes below.

Use NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

IELTS Listening free pdf practice test- TEST 46

Questions 26-27

Complete the table.

Use NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

Methods used to measure temperatureLocation of instruments
From thermometers in buoysin the sea
When water is drawn through the (26) ……………………. of shipsin the sea
ATSR (infrared detector)(27) …………………….

Questions 28-30

Choose THREE letters, A-F.

Which THREE advantages of the ATSR are mentioned by Dr. Parkinson?

A. is located in two places
B. measures very accurately
C. produces large volume of data
D. correct to within 3 degrees centigrade
E. can view 500 kilo-meters at a time
F. lasts two and a half years

IELTS Listening free pdf practice test- SECTION 4

Audio – Section 4

Questions 31-40

Complete the notes below.

Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

HOW TO MAKE PERSONAL CONTROL OF ONE’S HEALTH

☑️ (31) ……………………. should take charge of their health.
☑️ The single greatest threat to health is (32) …………………….
☑️ Disturbing findings about men’s health – the group who was at most risk of early death is (33) …………………….

Possible causes are⬇️
☑️ drinking too much alcohol;
☑️ heavy smoking;
☑️ (34) …………………….;
☑️ no adequate exercise

Environmental factors affecting health⬇️
☑️ air or water pollution
☑️ the threat of (35) ……………………. is most under-rated

Personal control of one’s health⬇️
☑️ A well-funded education campaign will help enhance (36) ……………………., and many illnesses could be prevented by (37) …………………….
☑️ Do exercises for (38) ……………………. so you may find someone to join you
☑️ Make adequate (39) ……………………. to prevent sports injury
☑️ Reduce injuries by using (40) ……………………. techniques

  1. 15-18 SEPTEMBER
  2. (THE) PACIFIC HOTEL
  3. 07 9444 1233
  4. $50 A DAY
  5. (PROFESSOR) DORFMAN
  6. LONDON
  7. LAST FRIDAY
  8. (AN) INTERESTING TITLE
  9. (A) SHORT/BRIEF CV
  10. ADMIN
  11. MEDICINE/MEDICAL PURPOSES
  12. CHINA, INDIA
  13. A GOOD PRICE/ A LOT OF MONEY
  14. (EARLY) 20TH
  15. PERFECT/IDEAL (CONDITIONS)
  16. PRODUCTION COST(S)/COST OF PRODUCTION
  17. THE SECOND WORLD WAR/WORLD WAR II
  18. 25
  19. 14 TONS
  20. AUSTRALIA
  21. HUMAN ACTIVITIES
  22. GET WARMER
  23. INFLUENCES
  24. EARTH’S TEMPERATURE
  25. (THE) OCEANS
  26. ENGINES
  27. (IN) SPACE/(IN) ORBIT/ABOVE US/ON THE EARTH
  28. B/C/E (in any order)
  29. B/C/E (in any order)
  30. B/C/E (in any order)
  31. PATIENTS
  32. SMOKING
  33. YOUNG MEN
  34. HEAVY DIET
  35. (THE) SUN
  36. PUBLIC HEALTH (STANDARDS)
  37. HEALTHY LIFESTYLE (CHOICES)
  38. FUN/A PLEASURE
  39. WARM-UP
  40. CROSS-TRAINING

About this test

IELTS Listening free pdf practice test- TEST 46 falls under ‘Easy’ category. So, if you are scoring 36+/40 in this practice test you are highly likely to get band 7 and above in the real exam setting.

I hope you find this 46th test of our online ‘LISTENING 200+🎧 Practice Test Series’ useful. For the PDF copy & official transcript of this test, tell us in the comment section below.

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Rajit

Rajit Kaushal is the Co-founder and an active blogger at 'CIC Talks'. He is best known for his rich expertise in IELTS & Canadian Immigration🇨🇦. You can reach out to him at [email protected]

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