IELTS Listening Practice Test 6 with Answers

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This is IELTS Listening Practice Test 6. Answers are given at the end of the test.

Festival information Listening Audio

Part 1: Questions 1-4
Complete the notes below. Write ONE WORD ONLY for each answer.


(1)…………….. 
(2)…………….. 
(3)…………….. 
(4)…………….. 

Festival information Listening IELTS

Questions 5-10
Complete the notes below. Write ONE WORD ONLY for each answer.

Workshops:
• Making (5)……………………  food
• (children only) making (6)………………… 
• (adults only) making toys from (7)………………….  using various tools

Outdoor activities
• Swimming in the (8)………………. 
• Walking in the woods, led by an expert on (9)………………… 

See the festival organisers’ (10)………………….  for more information

Part 2: Questions 11-14
Choose the correct letter A, B, or C.

Minster Park

11. The park was originally established
 A as an amenity provided by the city council
 B as land belonging to a private house
 C as a shared area set up by the local community

12. Why is there a statue of Diane Gosforth in the park?
 A she was a resident who helped to lead a campaign
 B she was a council member responsible for giving the public access
 C she was a senior worker at the park for many years

13. During the first World War the park was mainly used for
 A exercises by troops
 B growing vegetables
 C public meetings

14. When did the physical transformation of the park begin?
 A 203
 B 2015
 C 2016

Questions 15-20
Label the map below.

IELTS Listening Test 6 – LiLy pond

15. statue of Diane Gosforth…………… 
16. wooden sculptures………………… 
17. playground…………….. 
18. maze……………. 
19. tennis courts……………. 
20. fitness area…………………… 

Part 3: Questions 21 and 22
Choose TWO letters A-E.

Which TWO groups of people is the display primarily intended for?
 A student from the English department
 B residents of the local area
 C the university’s teaching staff
 D potential new students
 E students from other departments

21……………

22……………..

Questions 23 and 24
Choose TWO letter A-E.

What are Cathy and Graham’s TWO reasons for choosing the novelist Charles Dickens?
 A his speeches inspired others to try to improve society
 B he used his publications to draw attention to social problems
 C his novels are well know now
 D he was consulted on a number of social issues
 E his reputation has changed in recent times

23…………

24……………

Questions 25-30
What topic do Cathy and Graham choose to illustrate with each novel? Choose SIX answers from the list below.

Topics
A poverty
B education
C Dicken’s travels
D entertainment
E crime and the law
F wealth
G medicine
H a woman’s life

Novels by Dickens
25. The Pickwick Papers………………….. 
26. Oliver Twist…………………….. 
27. Nicholas Nickleby……………………… 
28. Martin Chuzzlewit……………………… 
29. Bleak House……………………
30. Little Dorrit…………. 

Part 4: Questions 31-40
Complete the notes below. Write ONE WORD ONLY for each answer.

Agricultural programme in Mozambique

How the programme was organised
• It focused on a dry and arid region in Chicualacuala district near the Limpopo river
• People depended on the forest to provide charcoal as a source of income
• (31)……………..  was seen as the main priority to ensure the supply of water
• Most of the work organised by farmer’s associations was done by (32)………………………. 
• Fenced areas were created to keep animals away from crops
• The programme provided
o (33)……………….  for the fences
o (34)………………………..  for the suitable crops
o Water pumps
• The farmers provided
o Labour
o (35)…………………………..  for the fences on their land

Further developments
• The marketing of produce was sometimes difficult due to lack of (36) …………..
• Training was therefore provided in methods of food (37)……………………. 
• Farmers made special places where (38)……………………..  could be kept
• Local people later suggested keeping (39)…………………… 

Evaluation and lessons learned
• Agricultural production increased improving incomes and food security
• Enough time must be allowed, particularly for the (40)…………………..  phase of the programme


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