IELTS Listening Practice Test – 5

Practice Test for IELTS Listening: This is the 05th test of our LISTENING 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 woman talking to man who works in a Tourist Information Office.

Section 2 is Tour leader talking to some tourists.

Section 3 is a discussion between Steve & Melisa about their Commerce course.

Section 4 is a talk on some well known personality tests.

You can check your answers & calculate your band scores at the end of this test. It is strongly advised to print the sample answer sheet and mark your answers on the sheet itself.

Practice Test for IELTS Listening - TEST 13

For majority of questions in the Listening paper, you’ll hear two or more potential answers to each question, but only one will be correct. The incorrect answers are called distractors.


Practice Test for IELTS Listening

SECTION 1

Audio – Section 1

Questions 1-10

Complete the notes below.

Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS for each answer.

NameLocationCostNotes
Belvedere Gardens Hotelopposite Grimes Tower$50 per night including
(1) ………………………….
breakfast
highly recommended
(2) ………………………….
served each evening
Belfield Grande HotelOn the south side of Edgeware
(3) ………………………….
$55 per night, $10 discount if
(4) ………………………….
price inclusive of
(5) ………………………….
served in the guests’
(6) ………………………….
(7) …………………………. HotelAt the entrance to the
(8) …………………………. zone
$28 weekdays and $40 on
weekends and
(9) ………………………….
must book well
(10) ………………………….
HOTELS

SECTION 2

Audio – Section 2

Questions 11-16

Now look at the plan of King’s Cross station below.

Write the correct letter, A-H

Practice Test for IELTS Listening
11. Left luggage office ➡️ ……………….
12. Underground station ➡️ ……………….
13. Burgerland ➡️ ……………….
14. Ticket office ➡️ ……………….
15. Pizzeria ➡️ ……………….
16. Platform 9 3/4 ➡️ ……………….

Questions 17-20

Choose the correct letter – A,B or C

17. The tour is going to …

A) visit all major London landmarks

B) visit selected London landmarks only

C) only visit one of London landmark

18. Tour members …

A) may be unfamiliar with the Underground

B) are all equally familiar with the Underground.

C) are all unfamiliar with the Underground

19. The tour group is intending to …

A) take a morning train

B) avoid trains crowded with shoppers

C) avoid the rush hour

20. Seating on Underground trains …

A) has been previously reserved

B) can be guaranteed for those with a disability

C) is never guaranteed

SECTION 3

Audio – Section 3

Questions 21

Choose the correct letter – A, B or C

21. The construction of the new faculty building will …

A) finish during the summer

B) conclude during the first term

C) be approved during the summer

Questions 22-23

Choose TWO letters, A-E

22/23. The two main sources of funding for the project were ..

A) government money

B) a college grant

C) alumni donations

D) the commerce faculty

E) an unnamed patron

Questions 24-25

Choose TWO letters. A-E

24/25. What two new items are added to the plans?

A) a larger gym

B) a relaxation room

C) a science lab

D) a hardware zone

E) lecture rooms

Questions 26-30

Write the correct letter- A,B or C

What does Melisa think about the following modules?

A. She will study it

B. She won’t study it

C. She might study it

Modules

26. International Markets ➡️ ………………….

27. Product Placement ➡️ ………………….

28. Organisational Behaviour ➡️ ………………….

29. Managing people ➡️ ………………….

30. Public Relations ➡️ ………………….

SECTION 4

Audio – Section 4

Questions 31-32

Complete the sentences below.

Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS for each answer.

31. It seems that personality tests are part of our ………………………. as they fulfil a basic human need to understand motivation.

32. Understanding why we communicate and ………………………. others, in the way that we do, is revealed by personality tests.

Questions 33-40

Complete the table below.

Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

Test typeWhat is assessedWho uses itAccuracyAdvantage/Disadvantage
Graphology
(Handwriting test)
Handwriting i.e how letters are formedcareer officers or potential employersbelieved to have
(33) …………………. by the British Psychological Society
can be biased by an (34) …………………. subjectivity. However, it’s quick and easy to use
Rorschach
(Ink blot test)
individual reactions to a series of ink blots on pieces of cardrespected mental
(35) ………………….
like the Tavistock Clinic
critics regard it merely as a pseudoscience whilst others hold it in high regarda major problem of the test is that it is affected by (36) ………………….
Luscher
(Color test)
individual response to
(37) …………………. that are ranked in order of preference
doctors, psychologists, government agencies and universitiesseemingly a
(38) …………………. of psychological assessment
a benefit of the test is that it is sensitive enough to respond to individual mood changes
TAT
(Thematic Apperception Test)
how an individual creates stories based on a set of cards featuring
(39) …………………. in
ambiguous scenes
those working in psychological research and forensic sciencedue to the
(40) …………………. a universally-agreed method of scoring and standardised cards, individual comparisons are problematic
the fact that it is quick and simple to use is a big advantage

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  1. CONTINENTAL
  2. BUFFET DINNER
  3. COMMON
  4. BOOKED ONLINE
  5. ALL MEALS
  6. LOUNGE
  7. MAPLE VIEW
  8. PEDESTRIAN
  9. BANK HOLIDAYS
  10. IN ADVANCE
  11. G
  12. H
  13. E
  14. F
  15. C
  16. B
  17. B
  18. A
  19. C
  20. C
  21. A
  22. B/E
  23. B/E
  24. A/B
  25. A/B
  26. C
  27. B
  28. A
  29. A
  30. C
  31. EVERYDAY LIVES
  32. CO-OPERATE WITH
  33. ZERO VALIDITY
  34. ELEMENT OF
  35. HEALTH ORGANISATIONS
  36. CULTURAL BIAS/FACTORS
  37. COLOURED CARDS
  38. CONVINCING TOOL
  39. GROUP OF PEOPLE
  40. LACK OF
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About Practice test for IELTS Listening [TEST 5]

This IELTS Listening practice test falls under “Moderate-to-Difficult” category. So, if you are scoring 30+/40 in this practice test you are highly likely to hit band 7 and above in the real exam setting.

I hope you find this 05th test of our ‘LISTENING 200+ Practice Test Series’ useful. If you need PDF copy & official transcript of this test, please write down your Email ID in the comment section below.

Wish you best of luck in your exam.

Happy learning !!

Rajit

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  • 10/11/2021 at 8:55 AM
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    I am a high school student and this series is really helpful for me, therefore i really want download the pdf version. My email is ling03012005@gmail.com. Thank you!

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