IELTS Listening Practice Test 7 With Answers

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Bankside Recruitment Agency with answers and audio

This is IELTS Listening Test 7. Bankside Recruitment AgencyAnswers are given at the end of each test.

Part 1: Questions 1-10
Complete the notes below. Write ONE WORD AND/ OR A NUMBER for each answer.

Bankside Recruitment Agency

• Address of agency: 497 Eastside, Docklands
• Name of agent: Becky (1)…………….. 
• Phone number: 07866510333
• Best to call her in the: (2)……………… 

Typical jobs
• Clerical and admin roles, mainly in the finance industry
• Must have good (3)……………..  skills
• Jobs are usually for at least one (4)……………….. 
• Pay is usually £ (5)…………………..  per hour

Registration process
• Wear a (6)……………….  to the interview
• Must bring your (7)………………..  to the interview
• They will ask questions about each applicant’s (8)………….. 

Advantages of using an agency
• The (9)………………..  you receive at the interview will benefit you
• Will get access to vacancies which are not advertised
• Less (10)…………………  is involved in applying for jobs

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

Matthews Island Holidays

11. According to the speaker, the company
 A has been in business for longer than most of its competitors
 B arranges holidays to more destinations than its competitors
 C has more customers than its competitors

12. Where can customers meet the tour manager before traveling to the Isle of Man?
 A Liverpool
 B Heysham
 C Luton

13. How many lunches are included in the price of the holiday?
 A three
 B four
 C five

14. Customers have to pay extra for
 A guaranteeing themselves a larger room
 B booking at short notice
 C transferring to another date

Questions 15-20
Complete the table below. Write ONE WORD AND/ OR A NUMBER for each answer.


Bankside Recruitment Agency listening answers

(15)……………….. 
(16)……………….. 
(17)……………….. 
(18)……………….. 
(19)……………….. 
(20)……………….. 

Part 3: Questions 21-26
What did findings of previous research claim about the personality traits of a child is likely to have because of their position in the family?

Choose SIX answers from the list A-H below.

Personality traits
A outgoing
B selfish
C independent
D attention-seeking
E introverted
F cooperative
G caring
H competitive

Position in family
21. the eldest child…………………. 
22. a middle child………………. 
23. the youngest child………………… 
24. a twin……………..
25. an only child………………… 
26. a child with much older siblings……………….. 

Questions 27 and 28
Choose the correct letter A, B or C.

27. What do the speakers say about the evidence relating to birth order and academic success?
 A There is conflicting evidence about whether oldest children perform best in intelligence tests
 B There is little doubt that birth order has less influence on academic achievement than socio-economic status
 C Some studies have neglected to include important factors such as family side

28. What does Ruth think is surprising about the difference in oldest children’s academic performance
 A It is mainly thanks to their roles as teachers for their younger siblings
 B The advantages they have only lead to a slightly higher level of achievement
 C The extra parental attention they receive at a young age makes little difference

Questions 29 and 30
Choose TWO letter, A-E.

Which TWO experiences of sibling rivalry do the speakers agree has been valuable for them?

 A learning to share
 B learning to stand up for oneself
 C learning to be a good loser
 D learning to be tolerant
 E learning to say sorry

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

The Eucalyptus Tree in Australia

Importance
• It provides (31)……………………  and food for a wide range of species
• Its leaves provide (32)………………  which is used to make a disinfectant

Reasons for present decline in number:
Diseases:
 Mundulla Yellows
o Cause:
– lime used for making (33)……………………  was absorbed
– trees were unable to take in necessary iron through their roots
• Bell-miner Associated Die-back
o Cause:
– (34)……………………   feed on eucalyptus leaves
– they secrete a substance containing sugar
– bell-miner birds are attracted by this and keep away other species

Bushfires:
Willian Jackson’s theory:
• High frequency bushfires have impact on vegetation, resulting in the growth of (35)……………….. 

• Mid frequency bushfires result in the growth of eucalyptus forests, because they:
o make more (36)…………………..   available to the trees
o maintain the quality of the (37)……………… 

• Low frequency bushfires result in the growth of (38)…………………….  rainforest which is:
o a (39)…………………….  ecosystem
o an ideal environment for the (40)………………………..  of the bell-miner

  1. Jamieson
  2. Afternoon
  3. Communication
  4. Week
  5. 10/ten
  6. Suit
  7. Passport
  8. Personality
  9. Feedback
  10. Time
  11. A
  12. B
  13. A
  14. C
  15. River
  16. 1422
  17. Top
  18. Pass
  19. Steam
  20. Capital
  21. G
  22. F
  23. A
  24. E
  25. B
  26. C
  27. C
  28. A
  29. B
  30. D
  31. Shelter
  32. Oil
  33. Roads
  34. Insects
  35. Grass
  36. Water
  37. Soil
  38. Dry
  39. Simple
  40. Nests


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