IELTS MASTER | IELTS Listening Test 95

IELTS Listening Test 95

Part 1: Questions 1-10
Complete the form below. Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS OR A NUMBER for each answer.

Council Youth Scheme
Application for funding for group project

Name: Ralph Pearson

Contact address: (1) Drayton, DR68AB
Telephone number: 01453 586098

Name of group: Community Youth Theatre Group
Description of group: amateur theatre group ((2) members)
Involved in drama (3) and

Amount of money requested: (4) £
Description of project: to produce a short (5) play for young children
Money needed for: (6) for scenery
Cost of (7)

How source of funding will be credited
• Acknowledged in the (9) given to audience

Other organisations approached for funding (and outcome)
• National Youth Services – money was (10)

Part 2: Questions 11-15
Choose the correct letter A, B or C.

11. Joanne says that visitors to Darwin are often surprised by
A the number of young people.
B the casual atmosphere.
C the range of cultures.

12 To enjoy cultural activities, the people of Darwin tend to
A travel to southern Australia.
B bring in artists from other areas.
C involve themselves in production.

13. The Chinese temple in Darwin
A is no longer used for its original purpose.
B was rebuilt after its destruction in a storm.
C was demolished to make room for new buildings.

14. The main problem with travelling by bicycle is
A the climate.
B the traffic.
C the hills

15. What does Joanne say about swimming in the sea?
A It is essential to wear a protective suit.
B Swimming is only safe during the winter.
C You should stay in certain restricted areas.

Questions 16-20
What can you find at each of the places below?

Choose your answers from the list and write correct letter A-H next to questions 16-20.

A a flower market
B a chance to feed the fish
C good nightlife
D international arts and crafts
E good cheap international food
F a trip to catch fish
G shops and seafood restaurants
H a wide range of different plants

16. ‘Aquascene’
17. Smith Street Mall
18. Cullen Bay Marina
19. Fannie Bay
20. Mitchell Street

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

Effects on weather on mood
21. Phil and Stella’s goal is to the hypothesis that weather has an effect on a person’s mood.

22. They expect to find that ‘good’ weather (weather which is ) has a positive effect on a person’s mood.

23. Stella defines effect on mood’ as a in the way a person feels.

Questions 24-27
What information was given by each writer?

Choose your answers from the list below and write correct letters A-F next to questions 24-27.

A the benefits of moving to a warmer environment
B the type of weather with the worst effect on mood
C how past events affect attitudes to weather
D the important effect of stress on mood
E the important effect of hours of sunshine on mood
F psychological problems due to having to cope with bad weather

24. Vickers
25. Whitebourne
26. Haverton
27. Stanfield

Questions 28-30
Choose THREE letters A-H.

Which THREE things do Phil and Stella still have to decide on?

A how to analyse their results
B their methods of presentation
C the design of their questionnaire
D the location of their survey
E weather variables to be measured
F the dates of their survey
G the size of their survey
H the source of data on weather variables

Part 4: Questions 31 and 32
Choose TWO letters A-F

Which TWO of the following problems are causing concern to educational authorities in the USA?

A differences between rich and poor students
B high numbers dropping out of education
C falling standards of students
D poor results compared with other nationalities
E low scores of overseas students
F differences between rural and urban students

Questions 33 and 34
Choose TWO letters A-F

According to the speaker, what are two advantages of reducing class sizes?

A more employment for teachers
B improvement in general health of the population
C reduction in number of days taken off sick by teachers
D better use of existing buildings and resources
E better level of education of workforce
F availability of better qualified teachers

Questions 35-40
Complete the table below. Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS AND/ OR A NUMBER for each answer.

USA Research Projects into Class Size

StateSchools involvedNumber of students participatingKey findingsProblems
Tennesseeabout 70 schoolsin total (35)………….significant benefit especially for (36)……………..pupilslack of agreement on implications of data
California(37)……………..schools1.8 millionvery little benefit– shortage of (38)……………especially in poorer areas
– no proper method for (39)……………of project
Wisconsin14 schools with pupils from (40)……………familiessimilar results to Tennessee project

(35)                    (36)
(37)                    (38)
(39)                   (40)

1. 230 south road
2. 18
3. activities (and) workshops
4. £250
5. interactive
6. materials
7. insurance
8. publicity
9. programme
10. not available/ unvailable
11. A
12. C
13. B
14. A
15. C
16. B
17. E
18. G
19. H
20. C
21. investigate
22. sunny (and) warm
23. change
24. F
25. D
26. C
27. B
28. B
29. F
30. H
31. A
32. D
33. B
34. E
35. 12000
36. minority
37. all
38. teachers
39. evaluation
40. poor