IELTS MASTER | ielts listening test 179

ielts listening test 179

Part 1: Questions 1-5
Complete the form below. Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS OR A NUMBER.

BEST FITNESS CENTER
Registration form
Membership status: New

Member details:
Name: Tom (1)
Reason for joining: To train for a (2)
Extra activities: Tennis (3)
Home telephone: (4)
Date of birth: (5) January 1977

Questions 6-10
Complete the table below. Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS AND/ OR A NUMBER for each answer.

(6)
(7)
(8)
(9)
(10)



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

11. In 1482, Brimley Castel
A was destroyed by fire
B was rebuilt
C was built for the first time

12. The castle was originally built as
A a gift
B defence against attacks
C a prison

13. The castle first opened to the public in
A 1944
B 1964
C 1924

14. The most unusual feature of the castle is
A the tower
B the water mill
C the window

Questions 15-20
Complete the notes below. Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS AND/ OR A NUMBER for each answer.

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



Part 3: Questions 21-25
Complete the notes below. Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS AND/ OR A NUMBER for each answer.

Sally and Ben are from the: (21)

New library planning meeting notes – Sally Winter
Projected time until opening: (22) months

Improvements:
(23) design
• Reading rooms with (24) Pods for quiet study
• Over 20% use of (25) energy

Questions 26-30
Complete the notes below. Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS AND/ OR A NUMBER for each answer.

(26)
(27)
(28)
(29)
(30)



Part 4: Questions 31-35
Complete the notes below. Write NO MORE THAN ONE WORD AND/ OR A NUMBER for each answer.

Lecture notes

Topic: Great Pacific Garbage Patch

General info
• A swirl of marine litter (31)
• Located in the North Pacific Ocean
• Large area, not sure of exact size

Description
• Made of plastics, chemical (32)  other litter
• Low density, hard to see
• Held together by (33)  and movement of the water

History
• First described in (34)
• Measured plastic in the North Pacific using estimates from Sea of Japan
• Named by Curtis (35)

Questions 36-40
Choose the correct letter A, B, C or D.

36. The Great Pacific Garbage Patch is formed by
A coastal waters
B wind material
C oceanic currents

37. The scientific information about where ocean plastics come from
A does not exist
B has been published
C is very definitive

38. How much of the ocean litter consists of fishing gear?
A less than half
B more than half
C half

39. What is the most surprising thing about the Great Pacific Garbage Patch?
A how big it is
B how easy it is to clean up
C how there is one identifiable source

40. Why do the size estimates of the Garbage Patch vary so much?
A the media exaggerates the problem
B concentration standards are too high
C sampling is a complicated process



  1. Wintle
  2. Run/ charity run
  3. Swimming
  4. 3138859
  5. 13/ thirteen
  6. £25/ 25 pounds
  7. Dance
  8. Club lounge
  9. 3/ three
  10. Personal trainer
  11. C
  12. A
  13. B
  14. C
  15. Animals
  16. River/ river system
  17. 3/ three
  18. Nature survey
  19. Tree house
  20. 14/ fourteen
  21. Student association
  22. 18/ eighteen
  23. Open plan
  24. Individual
  25. Wind
  26. 30/ thirty
  27. Local council
  28. Digital
  29. Benches
  30. 22/ twenty-second
  31. Particles
  32. Waste
  33. Structure
  34. 1968
  35. Meyer
  36. C
  37. A
  38. B
  39. A
  40. C


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