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IELTS Listening Test 169

Part 1: Questions 1-4
1. The respondent works in
A the professions
B business
C other

2. The respondent has a salary of
A £ 0-15,000 a year
B £ 15,000-35,000 a year
C over £35,000 a year

3. The respondent watched TV for
A relaxation
B entertainment
C information

4. Every day the respondent watches TV for
A 30 min – 1 hour
B 1 hour – 2 hours
C more than 2 hours

Questions 5-7
Choose TWO letters A-E

5. The respondent mainly watches TV
A in the early morning
B around midday
C in the afternoon
D in the early evening
E at night

6. On the new channel the respondent would like to see more
A children’s programmes
B documentaries
C local service programmes
D travel programmes
E health programmes

7. The respondent would advise the new channel to
A spend more money on drama
B train their broadcasters to higher standards
C improve sound quality
D broadcast interviews with famous people
E talk more to customers

Questions 8-10
Circle the correct letter A-C

8. The respondent feels that adverts should occur only
A 10 minutes
B 15 minutes
C 20 minutes

9. The respondent would like to attend special promotions if
A expenses are paid
B he is invited specially
C they are held locally

10. The respondent would like to receive
A no mail
B requested mail
C all mail

Part 2: Questions 11-14
Circle FOUR letters A-G

Which FOUR activities of the Union are mentioned by the speaker?

A raising money for good causes
B political campaigning
C running a new agency
D running a supermarket
E providing cheap tickets
F helping with accommodation
G providing catering services

Questions 15 and 16
Circle TWO letters A-E

Which TWO of the following can you get advice about from the Union?
A immigration
B grants
C medical problems
D personal problems
E legal matters

Questions 17-20
Write the appropriate letters A-C against questions 17-20.

What are the locations of the following places in Radford?
A part of the Metro Tower Building
B in the main square in the centre of the town
C some distance from the centre of the town

17. the hi-tech fitness centre
18. the ice rink
19. the new cinema
20. the Theatre Royal

Part 3: Questions 21-23
Complete the notes below. Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS OR A NUMBER for each answer.

Hand-in-date: (21)
Length: (22) to
Extra programme offered on: (23)

Question 24-26
Complete the table below.


31 Januarybasic bibliography
7 February(24)………………..
February – March(25)……………….
(26)……………….to……………….write up work
21 Mayhand in work


Questions 27-30

What is Dr Simon’s opinions on the following points?
Tick column A if he is in favour
Tick column B if he has no strong opinion either way
Tick column C if he is against

27. Buying a computer
28. Reading previous year’s dissertation
29. Using questionnaires as main research instrument
30. Interviewing tutors

(27)                     (28)
(29)                     (30)

Part 4: Questions 31-37
Circle the correct letters A-C

31. The driest continent is
A Australia
B Africa
C Antarctica

32. The evaporation rate in Australia is
A lower than Africa
B higher than Africa
C about the same as Africa

33. Rainfall in Australia hardly penetrates the soil because
A the soil is too hard
B the soil is too hot
C plants use it up

34. In sandy soils water can
A evaporate quickly
B seep down to rock
C wash the soil away

35. Water is mainly pumped up for
A people to drink
B animals to drink
C watering crops

36. Natural springs are located
A in unexplored parts of Australia
B quite commonly over all Australia
C in a few areas of Australia

37. Underground water supplies
A 18% of Australia’s water
B 48% of Australia’s water
C 80% of Australia’s water

Questions 38-40
Circle THREE letters A-E

Which THREE of the following uses of dam water are mentioned?
A providing water for livestock
B watering farmland
C providing water for industry
D controlling flood water
E producing hydro-electric power

1. B
2. C
3. A
4. B
5. A, E
6. A, C
7. C, E
8. B
9. C
10. B
11. A
12. C
13. E
14. G
15. B
16. E
17. C
18. A
19. A
20. B
21. 21 May
22. 18000-20000
23. research methods
24. plan
25. research
26. march to may
27. A
28. A
29. C
30. B
31. C
32. B
33. C
34. B
35. B
36. C
37. A
38. B
39. D
40. E