Practice Test 10

In Listening Test 10, you will hear 4 audio recordings and answer questions 1-40 based on them.

Section 1 is a telephonic conversation between Yuki who is a student from Japan and Mrs. Grey in London, England who is going to provide homestay accommodation.

Section 2 is an immigration officer at a British embassy explaining the visa application process to a group of people who wish to go to the United Kingdom.

Section 3 is a conversation between the Market researcher officer questioning an elderly couple in a shopping mall about how their environmental awareness affects their shopping decisions.

Section 4 is a university lecture on good study habits and developing a study plan.

Questions 1-10

Choose the correct letter, A-C

Mrs Grey ____________

A recognised the caller

B was expecting the call that day

C waited for a call for a day or two

Example: C

Q. 1

Choose the correct answers A-C and write them next to 1 on your answer sheet.

1 Mrs Grey ____________

A does not have any pets

B had just put the kettle on for coffee when the call came

C is impressed by Yuki waiting up late to call

Q. 2-3

Complete the following sentence with NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

Yuki’s teacher says English people 2 ____________ or go

3 ____________ after dinner.

Q. 4-5

Write NO MORE THAN ONE WORD or A TIME for each answer

4 About what time does Mrs Grey expect Fred to get back? ____________

5 Who is the oldest among Yuki, Richard, and Ann? ____________

Q. 6

Choose the correct answers A-C and write them next to 6 on your answer sheet.

A Ann is studying away at university.

B Yuki will have his own room at the Grey’s.

C Yuki is the Grey family’s first Japanese homestay student.

Q. 7-10

Complete the following notes written by Mrs Grey with NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

Arrive Heathrow 7 ____________, 15th at 10:30 a.m.

Japan Airlines flight 8 ____________

Lots of 9 ____________ (so, take station wagon)

Write 10 ____________

Section 2

Question 11-20


Choose the correct answers A-C and write them next to 11-12on your answer sheet.

11 Why is the visa officer showing slides of forms?

A The forms can be downloaded from

B Copies of the forms are available in the visa office.

C To reduce costs

12 Which of the following people don’t need an entry clearance before entering the UK?

A Citizens of one of the European Economic Area countries

B Visa nationals

C Foreigners who intend to live in the UK with a British spouse

Q. 13-15

Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

List three reasons why the holder of a valid UK visa may be refused entry to the UK on arrival.

13 ____________

14 ____________

15 ____________

Q. 16

Choose the correct answers A-C and write them next to 16 on your answer sheet.

16 UK visas are usually ____________

A valid for three months

B multiple entries

C complete with the names of people the holder will stay with

Q. 17

Answer the following question in NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS.

17 On the questionnaire, what question follows Country of Nationality? ____________

Q. 18-20

Choose THREE correct answers A-E and write them next to 18-20 on your answer sheet

The visa officer says sponsored visitors to the UK ____________

A must have friends or relatives in the UK

B can stay in the UK for less than six months

C should leave the UK at the end of the visit

D need to fill out a special application form

E should have enough money to live on without working

F cannot apply for a housing benefit

Section 3

Question 21-30

Q. 21-23

Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

What are the first three things that Joan says she is worried about?

21 ____________

22 ____________

23 ____________

Q. 24

Choose the correct letter, A-C

24 Bob’s company

A advises environmentally responsible companies and consumers

B helps such companies educate consumers

C advises consumers to buy green products

Q. 25

Write ONE WORD for your answer.

25 What type of pollutant does Joan say is found at high levels in two Arctic animals? ____________.

Q. 26-27

Choose TWO letters, A-E

Why did John and Joan buy a new fridge?

A Their old one was not working well.

B Their old one was too large.

C To save energy

D They didn’t like the old one.

E To save money on electricity bills

Q. 28-30

Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

28 What are POPs? ____________

29 What type of illness does Joan mention? ____________

30 Where do John and Joan get most of their vegetables from? ____________

Section 4

Question 31-40

Q. 31-32

Complete the following sentence.

Write NO MORE THAN ONE WORD for each answer.

The professor says studying properly uses our 31 ____________and gives us
32 ____________

Q. 33-34

Write ONE WORD ONLY for each answer.

What two things does the professor say can be challenged by crosswords and computer games?

33 ____________

34 ____________

Q. 35-37

Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer

What two immediate benefits of physical exercise does the professor mention?

35 ____________

36 ____________ and memory

37 The professor says we do things better when we do them in places that we ____________ a particular activity.

Q. 38

Choose the correct letter, A-C

38 The professor says it is good to study in a library because of ____________

A the quiet

B the academic atmosphere

C the relaxing environment

Q. 39-40

Complete the sentence with NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS for each answer.

The professor says questions raised before you start studying are like
39 ____________and every forty or fifty minutes you should think back and
40 ____________



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Section 1

1. C
2. watch television
3. to the pub
4. 8 p.m
5. Yuki
6. B
7. next Wednesday
8. JA2674
9. luggage
10. a big sign

Section 2

11. C
12. A
13. charged circumstances
14. false information
15. untold important facts
16. B
17. Current Location
18. B
19. C
20. E

Section 3

21. melting ice caps
22. tigers going extinct
23. her grandchildren’s future
24. A
25. PCBs
26. C
27. E
28. persistent organic pollutants
29. cancer
30. their own garden

Section 4

31. creativity
32. satisfaction
33. minds
34. reflexes
35. a positive mind
36. increasing creativity
37. associate with
38. B
39. little hooks
40. relax


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