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IELTS Listening Test 159

Part 1: Question 1-10
Complete the form below. Write NO MORE THAN ONE WORD OR A NUMBER.


Application for a: Current bank account
Type of current account: The (1) account
Full name of applicant: Pieter Henes
Date of birth: (2)
Joint account holders: No
Current address: (3) Exeter
Time at current address: (4)
Previous address: Rielsdorf 2, Utrecht, Holland
Telephone: work (5)
Occupation: (6)
Identity (security): Name of his (7) :Siti
Opening sum: (8) £ to be transferred from Fransen Bank, Utrecht
Statements: Every (9)
Requests: Supply information about the bank’s (10) service

Part 2: Question 11-13
Choose the correct letter A, B and C.

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

Question 14-17
Label the map below. Write correct letters A-J next to questions 14-17.

(14)                (15)
(16)                (17)

Question 18-20
Complete the sentences below. Write ONE WORD ONLY.

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

Part 3: Question 21-24
Complete the sentences below. Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS OR A NUMBER.

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.

Question 25-30
Complete the notes below. Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS.

Age group of interviewee
• 25 or under
• 45 or over

Music preferences
• Pop
• Folk
• Easy listening

Medium for listening to music
• Radio
• CD
• TV

Source of music
• Music shops
• Internet

Places for listening to music
• Disco
• Pub
• Concert Hall

Part 4: Question 31-34
Choose the correct letter A, B or C.

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 loo 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

Question 35-40
Complete the sentences below. Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS each answer.

35. Ploughs could either have been pulled by or by cattle.
• The farmers needed homes which were permanent dwellings.
36. In the final stages of axe-making and were necessary for grinding and polishing.
37. Irish axes were exported from Ireland to and England.

• The colonisers used clay to make pots.

38. The of the pots was often polished to make them watertight.
39. Clay from areas was generally used.
40. Decoration was only put around the of the earliest pots.

1. select
2. 27-1-1973
3. 15 riverside
4. 2 weeks
5. 616295
6. engineer
7. mother
8. 2,000
9. month
10. internet
11. C
12. A
13. C
14. H
15. F
16. B
17. D
18. field
19. footbridge
20. viewpoint
21. entertainment industry
22. telephone interviews
23. 30
24. male and female
25. jazz
26. classical
27. concerts
28. department stores
29. club
30. opera house
31. C
32. A
33. A
34. B
35. people
36. water, sand
37. scotland
38. outside
39. local
40. tops