IELTS MASTER | IELTS Listening Test 85

IELTS Listening Test 85

Part 1: Questions 1-10
Complete the form below. Write ONE WORD OR A NUMBER for each answer.

CITY TRANSPORT LOST PROPERTY ENQUIRY
Main item lost: suitcase
Description of main item: black with thin (1) stripes
Other items: a set of (2) keys
Some documents
A (3) in a box
A blue (4)
Journey details
Date and time: 2-2.30 pm on (5)
Basic route: caller travelled from the (6) to Highbury
Mode of travel: caller thinks she left suitcase in a (7)

Personal details
Name: Lisa (8)
Address: 15A (9) Rd. Highbury
Phone number: (10)




Part 2: Questions 11-15
Label the map below. Write correct letter A-H next to questions 11-15.

11. supermarket
12. climbing supplies store
13. museum
14. bike hire
15. café

Questions 16-20
What comment does the speaker make about each of the following tracks?

Write correct letter A, B or C next to questions 16-20.

Track
16. North point
17. Silver river
18. Valley crossing
19. Stonebridge
20. Henderson ridge

A It is possible to get lost here.
B It only offers basic accommodation.
C It requires physical strength.




Part 3: Questions 21-25
Choose the correct letter A, B or C.

21. Why has James chosen to do a case study on the company Furniture Rossi?
A It has enjoyed global success.
B It is still in a developmental phase.
C It is an example of a foreign company being rebranded for Australia.

22. According to James, why did Luca Rossi start a furniture company?
A Furniture-making was already a family occupation.
B Rossi saw a need for hand-crafted furniture.
C The work Rossi had done previously was unrewarding.

23. What gave Furniture Rossi a competitive advantage over other furniture companies?
A its staff
B its lower prices
C its locally sourced products

24. What does the tutor recommend James does when writing the second draft of his case study?
A provide more detailed references
B check for written accuracy
C add his own views

25. What do the tutor and James agree was wrong with James’ last presentation?
A It was too short.
B It focused too much on statistics.
C There was not enough interaction with the audience.

Questions 26-30
Complete the flow chart below. Choose FIVE answers from the list below and write the correct letter A-G next to questions 26-30.

A website
B locations
C designs
D TV advertising campaigns
E quality
F values
G software programs

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




Part 4: Questions 31-36
Complete the notes below. Write ONE WORD for each answer.

ROCK ART
Why rock art is important to researchers
It provides evidence about
• Evolution
(31)

Global similarities in rock art
• Humans often had large (32)
• Animals were common but a (33) was always drawn from the side or from above.
• Unlikely that contact through (34) resulted in similar artistic styles

Why our ancestors produced rock art
Research suggests rock art was produced
• Firstly for reasons of (35)
• Later for social, spiritual and (36) reasons.

Questions 37-40
Answer the questions below. Write ONE WORD ONLY for each answer.

What TWO images drawn by Aboriginal people show their contact with Europeans?
(37)
(38)

Which human activities does the lecturer say are the main threats to Aboriginal rock art?
(39)
• Vandalism
(40)

1. white
2. office
3. camera
4. umbrella
5. 13 May
6. airport
7. taxi
8. docherty
9. river
10. 07979605437
11. G
12. D
13. A
14. E
15. C
16. B
17. A
18. C
19. C
20. A
21. B
22. A
23. A
24. C
25. B
26. E
27. B
28. G
29. A
30. F
31. migration
32. eyes
33. lizard
34. trade
35. survival
36. political
37. ships
38. horses
39. industry
40. tourism





5 responses to “IELTS Listening Test 85”

  1. Ono says:

    Thanks a lot. It was really helpful for me. From MOngolia.

  2. Gus says:

    Thank you very much, these exercises have helped me to improve my score significantly, practicing daily at least one hour allowed me to go from an average of 30 points to 34, and even higher. I have not enough words to express my gratitude.

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