IELTS MASTER | IELTS Listening Test 154

IELTS Listening Test 154

Part 1: Questions 1-10
Complete the form below. Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS OR A NUMBER.

Name: Patrick Jones
Address: (1) , Greendale
Contact number: (2)
Size of car engine: 1200cc
Type of car: Manufacturer: Hewton
Model: (3)
Year: 1997
Previous insurance company: (4)
Any insurance claims in the last five year? Yes
If yes, give brief details: Car was (5) in 1999
Name(s) of other driver(s): Simon (6)
Relationship to main driver: (7)
Uses of car: Social and (8)
Start date: 31st January
Recommended insurance arrangement: Name of company: (9)
Annual Cost: (10) $

Part 2: Questions 11 and 12
Label the map below. Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS.


Questions 13-18
Complete the table below. Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS OR A NUMBER.

AttractionFurther information
Main booking office
First boat: 8 am
Last boat: (13)………….pm
Palace– has lovely (14)……………..
STOP B: (15)……………..– has good (16)……………….of city centre
STOP C:Museum– bookshop specializing in the (17)………………of the local area
STOP D:Entertainment Complex– (18)……………….cinema
– bowling alley
– video games arcade

(13)                     (14)
(15)                     (16)
(17)                     (18)

Questions 19 and 20

19. How often do the Top Bus Company tours run?
20. Where can you catch a Number One Sightseeing Tour from?

Part 3: Questions 21-26
Choose the correct letter A, B or C.

21. The Antarctic Centre was established in Christchurch because
A New Zealand is a member of the Antarctic Treaty
B Christchurch is geographically well positioned
C the climate of Christchurch is suitable

22. One role of the Antarctic Centre is to
A provide expeditions with suitable equipment
B provide researchers with financial assistance
C ensure that research is internationally relevant

23. The purpose of the Visitors’ Centre is to
A provide accommodation
B run training sessions
C show people what Antarctica is like

24. Dr Merrywhether says that Antarctica is
A unlike any other country
B extremely beautiful
C too cold for tourists

25. According to Dr Merrywhether, Antarctica is very cold because
A of the shape of the continent
B it is surrounded by a frozen sea
C it is an extremely dry continent

26. Dr Merrywhether thinks Antarctica was part of another continent because
A he has done his own research in the area
B there is geological evidence of this
C it is very close to South America

Questions 27 and 28
Complete the table below. Write ONE WORD OR TWO NUMBERS.


1870polar search meeting
(27)……………to………….1st international polar year
1957Antarctic treaty was proposed
1959Antarctic treaty was (28)…………………….


Questions 29 and 30
Choose TWO letters A-E.

Which TWO achievements of the Antarctic Treaty are mentioned by the speakers?
A no military use
B animals protected
C historic sites reserved
D no nuclear testing
E fishing rites protected

Part 4: Questions 31-35
Choose the correct letter A, B or C.

Left and Right Handedness in Sport
31. Anita first felt the Matthews article was of value when she realised
A how it would help her difficulties with left-handedness
B the relevance of connections he made with music
C the impressive size of his research project

32. Anita feels that the findings on handedness will be of value in
A helping sportspeople identify their weaknesses
B aiding sportspeople as they plan tactics for each game
C developing suitable training programmes for sportspeople

33. Anita feels that most sports coaches
A know nothing about the influence of handedness
B focus on the wrong aspects of performance
C underestimate what science has to offer sport

34. A German study showed there was greater ‘mixed handedness’ in musicians who
A started playing instruments in early youth
B play a string instrument such as the violin
C practise a great deal on their instrument

35. Studies on ape behaviour show that
A apes which always use the same hand to get food are most successful
B apes have the same proportion of left- and right-handers as humans
C more apes are left-handed than right-handed

Questions 36-40
Complete the table below. Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS OR A NUMBER.

SportBest lateralityComments
Hockeymixed laterality– hockey stick has to be used in (36)……………
– mixed-handed players found to be much more (37)……………than others
Tennissingle laterality– gives a larger relevant field of (38)…………..
– cross lateral players make (39)……………….too late
Gymnasticscross laterality– gymnasts’ (40)……………… important for performances

(36)                   (37)
(38)                   (39)

1. 27 bank road
2. 730453
3. sable
4. northern star
5. stolen
6. Paynter
7. brother in law
8. to work
9. red flag
10. 450
11. city bridge
12. newton
13. 6.30
14. garden
15. restaurant
17. history
18. 7 screen
19. every 20 minutes
20. central station
21. B
22. A
23. C
24. B
25. A
26. B
27. 1882 to 1883
28. signed
29. A
30. D
31. C
32. B
33. C
34. A
35. A
36. 2 directions
37. confident
38. vision
39. corrections
40. balance