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IELTS online test volume 1

Practice Test 6

IELTS Paper-- Listening

Total Questions : 40

Total Marks :40

Duration :00:40

Listening Transcript

You will hear a number of different recordings and you will have to answer questions based on what you hear. There will be time for you to read the instructions and questions and you will have a chance to check your work. All the recordings will be played only once. The test is in four sections. At the end of the test, you will be given 10 minutes to transfer your answers to an answer sheet. Now turn to Section 1.

Section 1  Questions 1-10

Qustions 1-5

Complete the notes below. Write no more than two words and/or a number for each answer.

1

Mike has recently been on a trip to the  with his wife and kids.

2

Mike decided to refrain from social media after reading the book Digital Minimalism by 

3

Digital Minimalism: To do the best work of our lives, we have to be    about our time.  

4

We live in an era where    is one of the most important and valuable things ever.

5

With social media being an integral part of our lives, we have to    and rebuild our equation with social media. 

Questions 6-8

Choose the correct answer based on the conversation; there might be one or more than one correct answer

6

How can we steer clear from the negative impact of attention economy?

7

Why do we face trouble with digital technologies?

8

How do we achieve “selective indulgence” ?

Questions 9-10

Answer in ONE or TWO words only. 

9

Social media primarily operates on the fear of  .

10

How many days would a typical digital detox last?

Section 2  Questions 11-20

Questions 11-15

Based on the passage that you will be listening, answer the following questions by writing a YES if the statements are true with respect to the writer’s claims and NO if the statements are false.

11

Recycling and consuming less might not be the most effective strategies to battle climate change.

12

Reuse economy is marginally better than the linear economy, with the latter being a highly unsustainable model.

13

Linear economy accounts for the most amount of non-recyclable waste being generated.

14

Reuse economy is devoid of recyclable waste, giving it a massive edge over linear economy.

15

Circular economy is a more sustainable and a superior model when compared to the reuse economy as well.

Questions 16-20

Listen to the conversation about circular economy. For questions 16-20, complete the sentences. Write no more than three words for each answer.

The circular economy model is sustainable across several fronts. For one, it ensures that there is zero non-recyclable waste production, next, it ensures that  16
, non-toxic chemicals, and less waste generating operating procedures are implemented, making it a  17
  industrial system. Non-recyclable waste can be eliminated when the goods are produced in a way by which they can be  18
   by the end of their lifespan for recycling and reuse. While circular economy can be kickstarted at the producer’s end, it can only be truly achieved when its principles are also applied across the  19
  end as well. Buy-and-consume model must be replaced with renting, sharing, and 20
, to achieve a truly holistic circular economy.

Section 3  Questions 21-30

Questions 21-25

Complete the notes below. Write no more than two words and/or a number for each answer.

21

Conner is applying for an undergraduate course specialising in .

22

Engineering mathematics is primarily reliant on integral and .

23

A clear overview of limits, polynomials, and  can prove helpful whilst learning engineering mathematics.

24

Derivative of a constant function, power function, and  function are a few topics to be revised without fail.

25

Finding the derivative of a function’s function is also commonly known as the  in differentiation.

Questions 26-30

Answer in ONE or TWO words only. 

26

A method of integration that helps solve problems with greater ease.

27

The substitution method of integration has how many subcategories?

28

A concept generally useful across engineering mathematics in general.

29

What is an important tool in third and fourth semesters?

30

What kind of evaluation system does Conner’s university follow?

Section 4  Listen to the conversation about mental models. For questions 31-35 Complete the sentences. Write no more than three words for each answer.

Questions 31-35

Listen to the conversation about mental models. For questions 31-35 Complete the sentences. Write no more than three words for each answer.

Mental models are extremely influential as they help us both understand as well as fine tune our perception of the world. They can also be deemed as the  31
   to understanding the world around us. With increasingly complexity around us, our mind may not be equipped to  32
   through such intricacy, requiring us to depend on mental models for better clarity and perspective about our everyday life. Also, one can very easily attribute one’s thought quality to the quality of one’s  33
   . Continuing on the subject of mental models, one must understand that both quality and  34
  play an important role. Moreover, familiarity with a  35
   of mental models can prepare people to deal with everyday life better.

Questions 36-40

Based on the following passage that you will be listening, answer the following questions by writing a YES if the statements are true with respect to the writer’s claims and NO if the statements are false.

36

Humans by nature are specialists rather than generalists.

37

Specialists often fall prey to being blindsided about other disciplines.

38

Mental models promote unidimensional thinking.

39

Blindspots in knowledge can be avoided by focusing on a select few mental models.

40

Knowledge sharing is instrumental in developing better mental models.

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