Practice Test 2

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IELTS Listening Practice Test 2

In Listening Test 2, you will hear 4 audio recordings and answer questions 1-40. You will have time to check your answers.

Section 1 is a conversation between an agent from City house services and a customer who wants to have her house cleaned.

Section 2 is a monologue by a security worker from Sydney airport, introducing the day to day operations of Australian quarantine services.

Section 3 is a conversation between a librarian and a student explaining how to use the facilities in the library.

Section 4 is a lecture about crocodiles’ notices and it’s living habits.

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Section 1

Questions 1-10

Q. 1-4

Write ONE WORD ONLY for each answer.

HOUSE SERVICE INFORMATION 

Location: 1_________London

Postcode: SW105

Rooms: two 2 _________ Bedrooms

The other room used as: an 3 _________

Downstairs: kitchen-diner, conservatory, and 4 _________

Pets: 2 dogs and 3 cats

Q. 5-7

Choose the correct answers A-C and write them next to 5-7 on your answer sheet

5Which of these extra services does the agent agree to do?

A Change the bed linen

B Do some gardening work

C Clean the glass

6What does the customer want to be cleaned every 3 months?

A Curtains

B Carpets

C Mats

7 What does the customer want to be done with clothes?

A Wash and iron the clothes

B Iron the clothes

C Clean and dry the clothes

Q. 8-10

Complete the sentences below.

Write ONE WORD/OR NUMBER for each answer.

8The Agent’s address is 12_________ Road.

9Her house will get cleaned next _________

10The maximum time of cleaning service is_________

Section 2

Questions 11-20

Q. 11-17

Choose the correct answers A-C and write them next to 11-17on your answer sheet

11The main purpose of service is to 

A Educate people

B Persuade people to fly

C Provide people with comfort

12 The number of people working at Sydney Airport is

A 200

B 360

C 440

13 Dogs are chosen according to

A. their ability to stay calm

B their friendliness

C their skill at locating narcotics

14The number of postal items processed last year amounted to

A 4,400

B 52,000

C 72,000

15 People carrying items that are not allowed

A Will get arrested

B Will be refused on board

C Will be given a warning

16 Which of the following is NOT allowed to be taken on the flight?

A Carry-on items

B Plant seeds

C Parcels

17 What is the proper security protocol for a pocket knife found in a carry-on suitcase?

A It is returned to the passenger after the examination.

B. It is thrown away in a safe receptacle.

C It is passed on to higher-level authorities

Q. 18-20

Complete the sentences below

Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

18 The acceptable material for packing goods in Australia is _________

19 The belongings most of the time are refused due to problems with the _________

20The customs must be given notice of the goods from _________ days before it arrives in Australia.

Section 3

Questions 21-30

Q. 21-26

Write the correct letter A -F  next to   21-26 on your answer sheet

A Video Resource Centre
B Reading Room
C Food Service Centre
D Periodicals Sections
E Enquiry Desk
F Satellite TV Station

21 

22 

23 

24 

25 

26

Q. 27-30

Complete the sentences below.

Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

27 If you need to find information on a certain book, you can use _________ check-out cards.

28 If you want to find information in a specific field, use the _________ guides.

29 Computers in some _________ cannot be linked to the network.’

30 You can find more information in a _________ on my desk.

Section 4

Questions 31-40

Q. 31-35

Choose the correct answers A-C and write them next to 31-35on your answer sheet

31 The students thought there were no crocodiles in Northern Africa because

A North Africa contains very little wildlife for the crocodile to prey on.

B She found no mention in the literature of their existence there.

C. there is very little water in Africa.

32 Crocodiles live in groups of about

A 28

B 38

C 46

33 African crocodiles usually live in areas with

A hot, dry climates.

B hot, wet rainforests.

C warm, wet climates.

34 Crocodiles in dry areas live in caves located 

A underground.

B in mountainsides.

C underwater.

35 What change caused changes in crocodile populations in North Africa?

A They were driven away by a fierce predator.

B Crocodiles evolved from desert creatures to wetland creatures.

C North Africa used to be a wetland and slowly turned to a desert in overtime.

Q. 36-40

Complete the sentences below.

Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS/OR A NUMBER for each answer.

36 Desert crocodiles sometimes live in places with dry periods that last up to _________ months.

37 A hole dug by a female crocodile in which to lay eggs can have a _________ of up to 60cm.

38 Local people do not _________ crocodiles.

39 Crocodiles _________ out of fear when humans populate their habitat.

40 Researchers want to study more about population size, _________, and relations to other populations of crocodiles.

Answers 

Section 1

1. Southwest
2. Double
3. office
4. lounge
5. A
6. B
7. B
8. Amyes
9. Thursday
10. 3

Section 2

11. A
12. C
13. A
14. B
15. C
16. B
17. B
18. paper
19. package labels
20. 2 to 10

Section 3

21. B
22. D
23. C
24. A
25. F
26. E
27. pink and yellow
28. subject
29. universities
30. labeled blue folder

Section 4

31. B
32. A
33. C
34. A
35. C
36. 8
37. depth
38. fear
39. attack
40. migration patterns