IELTS MASTER | IELTS Listening Test 68

IELTS Listening Test 68

Part 1: Questions 1-4
Choose the correct letter A, B or C.

Types of membership – 2

1. How much is the life-time membership of the Society?
A £1,535
B £1,935
C £1,537

2. How much does the ordinary membership cost per year?
A £293
B £396
C £193

3. What are the opening times on week-days?
A 9 am to 10 pm
B 10 am to 9 pm
C 10 am to 5 pm

4. What is the arts programme at the Society like?
A limited
B wide
C interesting

Questions 5-10
Complete the notes below. Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS AND/OR A NUMBER.

Name Margaret (5)
Address 55 (6)
Postcode (7)
Work number 0207 895 2220 Extension (8)
Payment terms by (9)
Guest restrictions one per (10)

Part 2: Questions 11 and 12
Choose TWO letters A-E.

What TWO changes to the organization of this year’s festival are mentioned?
A free parking
B free refreshments
C new uniforms
D free concert
E large tents

Questions 13-15
Complete the table below. Write NO MORE THAN ONE WORD AND/OR A NUMBER for each answer.

TeamsPurposeMeeting pointTime
Beach timepick up litterbeach (13)…………..8 am
Town teamarrange (14)………………village hall(15)…………….am


Questions 16-20
Choose the correct letter A, B or C.

16. What does the speaker say about the judges in the competitions?
A Most people judging will have some experience
B None of the judges will have experience
C Every judge will be experienced

17. The winner in each of the competitions will
A be given vouchers
B be awarded a cash prize
C receive book-tokens

18. The profits from the marathon will be given to the Children’s Hospital to help
A buy new specialist equipment
B decorate the hospital wards
C provide books for the children

19. Wardens will be needed at the car park because
A they helped organize the parking well last year
B the parking last year was disorganized
C they will be needed to collect parking fees

20. Bags will be provided by the council
A for all the rubbish
B only for food rubbish
C only for material that can be recycled

Part 3: Questions 21-23
Choose the correct letter A, B or C.

21. In the practice exams, the students did
A two exams altogether
B seven exams in total
C eleven exams in total

22. Adam thinks that essay papers are
A inappropriate for assessing theoretical medical knowledge
B not good for assessing practical medical knowledge
C suitable for testing theoretical medical knowledge

23. Mary criticizes multiple-choice questions, because
A they require detailed instructions
B they benefit women more than men
C they favour men rather than women

Questions 24 and 25
Choose TWO letters A-E.

Which TWO aspects of the role-play examination are mentioned?
A the rest stations
B 24 test stations
C the recording
D the examiners
E the simulated patients

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

In the problem-solving tests, students had to work in groups of four people and (26) to solve a problem. As they discussed the problem, (27) watched them. As well as assessing the ability to speak, the problem-solving tested if people can (28) , organize their thoughts and demonstrate they can be part of a (29) Re-sits of the final exams are held in September. After that any problems are dealt with by (30)

Part 4: Questions 31-33
Choose the correct letter A, B or C.

31. The Indian Ocean differs from the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans
A by being closed in to the north
B by being warmer than both
C by extending into cold regions

32. Approximately how much of the world’s total ocean area does the Indian Ocean constitute?
A 7%
B 20%
C 25%

33. The island of Madagascar is
A the tip of a submerged ridge
B the result of a volcanic eruption
C structurally part of the continent of Africa

Questions 34 and 35
Complete the sentences below. Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS for each answer.

34. Oceanographers and meteorologists are monitoring changes in the Indian ocean’s temperature and
35. An assessment is being made of the impact of the changes on low-lying and

Questions 36-40
Complete the flow-chart below. Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer .

Data Processing

Step 1: Ship off Antarctica

Step 2: Buoys anchored at sea

Step 3: Five buoys off Antarctica which are (36)………….and icebergs

Step 4: Satellites recording the (37)……………of icebergs

Step 5: (38)……………data received at institute

Step 6: Constantly processed by a (39)…………of computers

Step 7: Data collated

Step 8: Then analysed by (40)……………around the world

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

1. C
2. C
3. B
4. B
5. Rochester
6. stone avenue
7. MA7 4PQ
8. 6633
9. (monthly) instalments
10. fortnight
11. B
12. D
13. shop
14. seating
15. 9.30
16. A
17. B
18. A
19. B
20. C
21. B
22. A
23. C
24. B
25. E
26. prioritize
27. examiners
28. listen
29. team
30. appeal
31. A
32. B
33. C
34. acidity
35. habitals, people
36. observing ice packs
37. size
38. raw
39. bank
40. experts