IELTS MASTER | IELTS Listening Test 125

IELTS Listening Test 125

Part 1: Questions 1-4
Complete the form below. Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS AND/ OR A NUMBER for each answer.

Rental request
Name: Brook Fields

Age: (1)
Length of time in Brisbane: (2)
Present address: Unit 4, (3) Crescent
Post code: 5217
Preferred accommodation: unit/ apartment with 2 bedrooms and (4)

Questions 5-10
Choose the correct letter A, B or C.

5. What will keep the apartment cool in summer?
A air conditioning
B sea breezes
C ceiling fans

6. Brook thinks the kitchen is
A nice and small
B nice and modern
C nice and big

7. The lounge room floor is
A wooden
B tiled
C carpeted

8. The rent for the new apartment is
A $280 per week
B $300 per week
C negotiable

9. Brook will pay the rent by
A cheque
B cash
C direct credit

10. Which utility is included in the rent?
A water charges
B the power bill
C telephone and internet account

Part 2: Questions 11-14
Complete the sentences below. Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS for each answer.

11. Many happen around cars.
12. Night time travel on should be avoided.
13. In the event of a break-down in a lonely place, wait in the car for help from a police car or another
14. When being followed, if there is no police station nearby, find an open garage or store or go straight to an

Question 15
Choose the correct letter A, B or C.

15. Which map shows the correct location of the police station (marked P)?


Question 16
Choose the correct letter A, B or C.

16. When people breathe air which contains oxygen levels of 10%-14% they suffer
A mental impairment
B complete collapse
C loss of physical coordination

Questions 17-20
Match the toxic gas in the box to the effects below.

Choose your answers from the box and write the letters A-D next to questions 17-20.

Toxic gases

A carbon dioxide
B nitrogen oxide
C carbon monoxide
D hydrogen sulphide

17. It hurts the lungs
18. It makes you breathe faster
19. You cannot see it or smell it
20. It numbs the respiratory tract

Part 3: Questions 21-27
Complete the notes below. Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

Research proposal – key elements
• An effective (21) – keep it brief
• Abstract – i.e. (22) of my research
• Introduction and/ or (23) – relevant books and articles – show similarities to my theory but also how it is (24)
• Methods – work plan: outline (25) ; participants, samples etc.
• Discussion (of (26) ) – significance of findings and future use; also any weaknesses
(27) – participants’ consent and approval from Ethics Committee

Questions 28-30
Complete the summary below. Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS for each answer.

Archie should consider three things: what he wants to (28) ; why he wants to do it and how he is going to carry it out. He should pay attention to organization; maintain (29) ; and not repeat himself unnecessarily. Correct citation is important as is style. He needs to have a clear sense of direction and reserve details for (30)

Part 4: Questions 31-36
Match the hat color in the box to the descriptions below.

Choose your answers from the box and write the letters A-F next to questions 31-36.

31. A creative response – be inventive
32. An emotional response – use intuition
33. A managerial response – take control
34. An optimistic response – be encouraging
35. A pessimistic response – be wary
36. A rational response – focus on data

Hat Color
A Black
B Blue
C Green
D Red
E White
F Yellow

Questions 37-40
Complete the flow chart below. Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS for each answer.
The Stepladder Technique

Step 1: (37)………………..members presented with task

Step 2: a (38)………………….of two members is created

Step 3: 3rd member added; discuss (39)…………….together

Step 4: repeat the process adding the 4th member

Step 5: all members reach a (40)……………..

(37)                 (38)
(39)                 (40)

1. 25
2. one year
3. 5 trade winds
4. two bathrooms
5. C
6. B
7. A
8. B
9. C
10. A
11. serious assaults
12. isolated roads
13. emergency vehicle
14. occupied house
15. B
16. A
17. B
18. A
19. C
20. D
21. title
22. aim
23. literature review
24. different
25. data collection process
26. potential outcomes
27. ethical considerations
28. accomplish
29. focus
30. major issues
31. C
32. D
33. B
34. F
35. A
36. E
37. individual
38. core group
39. options
40. final decision