Practice Test 51

In the Listening Test 51, you will hear 4 audio recordings and answer questions 1-40 based on what you hear.

Section 1 is a conversation between a man and a receptionist on the subject of joining a surgery.

Section 2 is a man giving a guide talk to new students at a university library.

Section 3 is a conversation among tutor and 3 students discussing their work.

Section 4 is a lecture on earth science.

Section 1

Questions 1-10

Questions 1-5

Complete the form below.

Write NO MORE THAN ONE WORD OR A NUMBER for each answer.

Oakham Surgery

New Patient Form

Questions 6-10

Circle the correct letters A-C. Write answers next to 6-10 on your answer sheet.

6 When is Mike’s wife’s first appointment?

A Friday 21st at 2.00 pm.

B Friday 21st at 2.30 pm.

C Friday 21st at 3.30 pm.

7 What is the surgery’s phone number?

A 7253 9819

B 7253 9829

C 7523 9829

8 What is the name of the girl with whom Mike is speaking at the surgery?

A Rachel

B Elizabeth

C Angela

9 What’s the night doctor’s mobile number?

A 0506 759 3856

B 0506 759 3857

C 0506 758 3856

10 Which of the following does the surgery NOT make a charge for?

A Travel vaccinations

B Consultations

C Insurance reports


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Section 2

Questions 11-20

Questions 11-16

Complete the notes below.


Notes on Library

Joining Library You will need A completed application form.
12 ____________
Two passport photos.
Opening Hours Library Reception 8 am – 10 pm 13 ______________

9 am–5 pm (- 6.30 on 14___________

(Mon-Sat: closed on Sundays)

Borrowing Undergraduates 4 books
Postgraduates  15______________

Borrowing for2 weeks +  16 __________ books renewals (in person)

No renewals over the phone

Late return penalty: £2 per week

Questions 17-20

Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS AND/OR A NUMBER for each answer.Label the library layout below.

Ground Floor reception; 17 __________bathrooms; 18 ___________
First Floor 19 ______________section
Second Floor Science Section
20________ Stack System


Section 3

Questions 21-30

Questions 21-24


21 When will Simon begin writing his essay?_________________

22 According to Simon, what kind of problems did Jaguar have in the 1970s and 80s?__________________

23 What is the word limit for the essay?______________________

24 What is the preferable method for handing in the essay?_____________________

Questions 25 – 27

Complete the sentences below.

Write NO MORE THAN 3 WORDS for each answer.

25 Jennifer wants to write about how____________are used by supermarkets.

26 Jennifer found some publications in the library_______________ to help her analysis.

27 The tutor warned Jennifer about _____________________ in her work.

Questions 28-30

Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

Complete the tutor’s summary notes on Melanie below.

Notes on Student Essays

Student Melanie needs a 28 ___________ as she has been unwell with the flu. She will get a 29__________from the doctor. She’s going to write about 30___________in the UK and their effect on housing trends. She should be on track with the essay by the end of the weekend.

Section 4

Questions 31-40

Questions 31-33

Choose the correct letters A-C. Write answers next to 31-33 on your answer sheet.

31 The Pacific is more prone to tsunami because__

A it has many faults.

B its faults undergo subduction.

C its tectonic plates are bigger than elsewhere.

32 The biggest tsunamis are usually created by___

A undersea volcanic eruptions.

B undersea earthquakes.

C undersea landslides.

33 Tsunamis are difficult to detect in deep water because of___

A their wavelength.

B their high speed.

C their wave rate.

Questions 34 and 35

Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

List the two ways which the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration have set up to detect tsunami.

34 _____________________________

35 _____________________________

Questions 36-40

When Happened Cause Deaths Caused Wave Height
1992 36_____________ none 3 feet
1992 Underwater


none 37___________
1998 38____________ 1200 23 feet
1998 Underwater

volcanic eruption

3000 40 feet
1896 Underwater


39__________ 35 feet
8000 years ago Underwater


40___________ 30 feet


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Section 1

1 Jacobs
2 Rod
3 Highfield
4 NH 87 18 12 C
5 Dr (Kevin) White
6 A
7 B
8 C
9 A
10  B

Section 2

11 5-pound fee
12 University card
13 Daily
14 Friday(s)
15 6
16 1 week
17 Computers
18 Non-leading section
19 Arts
20 Basement

Section 3

21 Tomorrow
22 Reliability
23 4000 words
24 E-mail attachment
25 Market surveys
26 Stack system
27 Plagiarism/ using their conclusions
28 Extension
29 Doctor’s note/ certificate
30 Mortgage interest rates

Section 4

31 B
32 B
33 A
34 Seismic detection system
35 Buoys (at sea)
36 Offshore landslide
37 No wave/ zero feet
38 Submarine earthquake
39 26,000 people
40 None


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