Practice Test 68

In the Listening Test 68, you will hear 4 audio recordings and answer questions 1-40.

Section 1 is a conversation between a woman and a man talking about their work at a city library.

Section 2 is a radio interview about a lakeside resort.

Section 3 is a conversation between two students talking about a class assignment about wild bird rescue and rehabilitation.

Section 4 is a lecture on the Great Barrier Reef.

Section 1

Questions 1-10

Questions 1-5

Complete the information below.


City Library

Head Librarian Example: Mrs. Phillips
Hours 1____________ to 4: 30
Ground floor 2_________________
Second floor Adult collection
Third floor 3__________________
Book carts
Brown cart books to re-shelve
Black cart books to 4_________________
White cart books to 5_________________

Questions 6-10

Complete the library schedule below.


Activity Location Day and Time
Story Time Children’s Room 6____________ at 11:00
7_____________ Reference Room Saturday at 8___________
Lecture Series 9_____________ Room Friday at 10____________


Section 2

Questions 11-20

Questions 11-15 

Choose FIVE letters, A—I. Write answers next to 11-15 on your answer sheet.

Which FIVE activities are available at Golden Lake Resort?

A swimming

B boating

C waterskiing

D fishing

E tennis

F golf

G horseback riding

H hiking

I arts and crafts

Questions 16-20

Complete the schedule below.

Write NO MORE THAN ONE WORD for each answer.

Night Activity
Sunday 16___________________
Monday Dessert Night
Tuesday 17___________________ Night
Wednesday 18___________________
Thursday 19___________________
Friday Talent Show
Saturday 20___________________

Section 3

Questions 21-30

Questions 21-23

Choose THREE letters, A-E. Write answers next to 21-23 on your answer sheet.

Which THREE things are the students required to submit to their professor?

A a written summary

B maps

C a case study

D charts and graphs

E a list of resources used

F a video

Questions 24 and 25

Answer the questions below.

Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

24 What two sources of information will the students use when preparing their presentation?__________________

25 What will the students show during their presentation?__________________

Questions 26-30

Choose the correct letter, A, B, or C. Write answers next to 26-30 on your answer sheet.

26 Only rescue birds that are

A all alone

B obviously hurt

C sitting on the ground

27 Protect yourself by wearing

A gloves

B a hat

C protective glasses

28 Put the bird in a

A cage

B box

C bag

29 Keep the bird calm by

A petting it

B talking to it

C leaving it alone

30 When transporting the bird,

A speak quietly

B play music

C drive very slowly

Section 4

Questions 31-40

Questions 31-33

Complete the information about the Great Barrier Reef.

Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS for each answer.

The Great Barrier Reef is made up of 3.000 31______________and 60032______________. Over 400 kinds of 33___________ can be found there.

Questions 34-38 

Choose FIVE letters, A-I. Wrrite answers next to 34-38 on your answer sheet.

Which FIVE of these kinds of animals inhabiting the Great Barrier Reef are mentioned?

A sharks

B starfish

C seahorses

D clams

E whales

F dolphins

G sea turtles

H crocodiles

I frogs

Questions 39 and 40 

Answer the questions below.

Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

39 What causes coral bleaching?________________

40 What has been one response to this problem?________________


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Section 1

1 8:30
2 reference books
3 children’s books
4 be repaired/repair
5 be sold/sell
6 Thursday
7 (family) movies
8 2:30
9 meeting
10 6:30

Section 2

11 A
12 B
13 D
14 G
15 I
16 film/movie
17 discussion
18 lectures
19 games
20 dancea

Section 3

21 A
22 C
23 E
24 interviews, journals
25 photos (of birds)
26 B
27 A
28 B
29 C
30 A

Section 4

31 individual reefs/coral reefs
32 islands
33 coral(s)
34 A
35 D
36 E
37 H
38 I
39 rising temperatures
40 shading the reef/shading

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