IELTS MASTER | IELTS Listening Test 40

IELTS Listening Test 40

Part 1: Questions 1-6

How does the owner answer? Write
A if she says YES, DEFINITELY
B if she says MAYBE
C if she says DEFINITELY NOT

House free of damp?   B

1. Current gas safety certificate?
2. Gas inspection within last twelve months?
3. Electricity checked in last five years?
4. Sufficient electric sockets?
5. Fire detection equipment that works?
6. Previous tenants all returned keys?

Questions 7-10
Choose the correct letter A-C.

7. On which floor is the storeroom?
A first
B second
C third

8. What is the temperature of the hot water?
A 55
B 60
C 70

9. How big is the garden?
A 20 m2
B 90 m2
C 150 m2

10. What size is the television?
A 70 cm
B 80 cm
C 90 cm

Part 2: Questions 11 and 12
Choose the correct letter A-C.

11. At the Wildlife Haven there are not any
A telephone or radios
B radios or TVs
C telephones or TVs

12. The guests were told to
A collect their luggage from the bus
B wait to be shown to their rooms
C find their own rooms

Questions 13-15
Complete the form below. Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

Beachcombers and rock-hoppersExploring rock pools
Guided forest walkAway from (13)……………
Beach expeditionTo catch lunch
Moonlight forest walkDeparts at (14)……………..
(15)………………….Departs at sundown


Questions 16-20
Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

What THREE items of clothing does the speaker recommend for the national park?

Which TWO things in the national park does the speaker give a warning about?

Part 3: Questions 21-30
Complete the notes below. Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS AND/ OR A NUMBER for each answer.

Course: Communication in Business
Course code: CB162
Dates: From (21) to (22)

Please give your comments on the following aspect of the course:

Good pointsSuggestions for improvement
Course organization– (23)…………….
– useful to have (24)…………… beginning of course
– too much work in (25)……………..of the course – could be more evenly balanced
Course delivery– good (26)…………………..– some (27)…………….sessions went too long
Materials and equipment– good (28)…………………– not enough copies of key texts available
– need more computers
Testing and evaluation– quick feedback from oral presentations
– making criteria for oral presentations known in advance
– too much (29)……………….
– can we know criteria for making final exams?
Other comments– excellent (30)…………………

(23)                         (24)
(25)                         (26)
(27)                         (28)
(29)                         (30)

Part 4: Questions 31-34
Answer the questions below. Write NO MORE THAN ONE WORD AND/ OR A NUMBER for each answer.

31. Where was a Stone Age rubbish dump found?

32. In Medieval Times what type of waste was most common?

33. What did science link with waste?

34. Which invention is the biggest problem for the environment?

Questions 35-37

List THREE factors which led to the increase in waste.

Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS for each answer.


Questions 38-40

Which country uses the highest proportion of each method of waste disposal?

Choose your answers from the options below A-F.

A Denmark
B Germany
C Japan
D Switzerland

38. incineration
39. landfill
40. recycling

1. A
2. A
3. B
4. C
5. B
6. A
7. C
8. B
9. C
10. B
11. B
12. C
13. walking tracks
14. 7
15. waterfall walk
16. footwear
17. socks
18. hat
19. spiders
20. wild berries
21. 5 May
22. 16 July
23. (was) clear
24. (course) outline
25. 2nd half
26. (standard of) teaching
27. (group) discussion
28. handouts
29. written work
30. student support
31. Norway
32. organic
33. disease
34. plastic
35. mass manufacturing
36. packaging
37. disposable goods
38. C
39. E
40. D

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