Practice Test 75

In the Listening Test 75, 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 customer service manager of a bank.

Section 2 is a guide giving information to the visitor about the country house and garden.

Section 3 is a conversation between 2 students about a marketing assignment they are working on.

Section 4 is a lecture on Farming at the ancient island.

Section 1

Question 1-10

Questions 1-10

Complete the form below.

Write ONE WORD AND/OR A NUMBER for each answer.


Example Answer
Application for a Current bank account
Type of current account: The 1___________________” account
Full name of applicant:  Peter Henes
Date of birth: 2 ___________________________- (dd/mm/yyyy)
Joint account holder(s): No
Current address: 3 _________________________________
Time at current address: 4 __________________________________
Previous address: Rlelsdorf 2, Utrecht, Holland
Telephone: work 5 __________________________________

home 796431

Occupation 6 ________________________________
Identity (security): Name of his 7 _________________________________: Siti
Opening sum: € 8 ___________________________________to be transferred from Fransen Bank, Utrecht
Statement: Every 9 ______________________________
Requests: Supply information about the bank’s 10 ___________________________________ service

Section 2

Questions 11-20

Questions 11-13

Choose the correct letter, A, B, or C. Write answers next to 11-13 on your answer sheet.


11 When the writer Sebastian George first saw Rosewood House, he

A thought he might rent it.

B felt it was too expensive for him.

C was unsure whether to buy it.

12 Before buying the house, George had

A experienced severe family problems.

B struggled to become a successful author.

C suffered a serious illness.

13 According to the speaker, George viewed Rosewood House as

A a rich source of material for his books.

B a way to escape from his work.

C a typical building of the region.

Questions 14-17

Label the map below.

Write the correct letter, A-J, next to questions 14-17.

14 Pear Alley_________________

15 Mulberry Garden______________

16 Shop_____________________

17 Tea Room____________________

Questions 18-20

Complete the sentences below.

Write ONE WORD ONLY for each answer.


18 You can walk through the _____________________ that goes along the river bank.

19 You can go over the _________________________ and then into a wooded area.

20 On your way back, you could also go up to the _________________________

Section 3

Questions 21-30

Questions 21-24

Complete the sentences below.



21 For their assignment, the students must investigate one part of the _________________________________

22 The method the students must use to collect data is __________________________________

23 In total, the students must interview __________________________________people.

24 Jack thinks the music preferences of __________________________________ listeners are similar.

Questions 25-30

Complete the notes below.

Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS for each answer.

Marketing Survey: Music Preferences

The age group of the interviewee

25 or under

45 or over

Music preferences




Easy listening


Medium for listening to music





Source of music

Music shops



Places for listening to music




Concert hall


Section 4

Questions 31-40

Questions 31-34 

Choose the correct letter, A, B or C. Write answers next to 31-34  on your answer sheet.


31 According to the speaker, it is not clear

A when the farming economy was introduced to Ireland.

B why people began to farm in Ireland.

C where the early Irish farmers came from.

32 What point does the speaker make about breeding animals in Neolithic Ireland?

A Their numbers must have been above a certain level.

B They were under threat from wild animals.

C Some species died out during this period.

33 What does the speaker say about the transportation of animals?

A Livestock would have limited the distance the farmers could sail.

B Neolithic boats were too primitive to have been used.

C Probably only a few breeding animals were imported.

34 What is the main evidence for cereal crops in Neolithic Ireland?

A the remains of burnt grain in pots

B the marks left on pots by grains

C the patterns painted on the surface of pots

Questions 35-40

Complete the sentences below.

Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS for each answer.


Ploughs could either have been pulled by 35_________________________________or by cattle.

The farmers needed homes which were permanent dwellings.

In the final stages of axe-making, 36______________________________and______________________________were necessary for grinding and polishing.

Irish axes were exported from Ireland to 37___________________________________and England.


The colonisers used clay to make pots.

The 38_____________________________________of the pots was often polished to make them watertight.

Clay from39________________________________areas was generally used.

The decoration was only put around the 40____________________________________of the earliest pots.


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Section 1

1 Select
2 27.01.1973
3 15 Riverside
4 2 weeks
5 616295
6 engineer
7 mother
8 2.000
9 month
10 internet

Section 2

11 C
12 A
13 C
14 H
15 F
16 B
17 D
18 field
19 footbridge
20 viewpoint

Section 3

21 entertainment industry
22 telephone interviews
23 30/thirty
24 male and female
25 jazz
26 classical
27 concerts
28 department stores
29 club
30 opera house

Section 4

31 C
32 A
33 A
34 B
35 people
36 water or sand (in any order)
37 Scotland
38 outside
39 local
40 tops


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