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IELTS online test volume 1

Practice Test 1

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

Questions 1-5

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

1

Why are plankton introduced in the conversation?

2

What is a rumour and myth debunked by Paula?

3

What is Paula’s field of interest that she mentioned during the conversation?

4

Why did Paula primarily visit the forests in Africa for her sabbatical?

5

Why was Joe mentioned during the conversation between Catherine and Paula?

Questions 6-10

Complete the notes below. Write no more than two words for each answer.

6

Deforestation deprives plants and animals of their natural  .

7

The forest fires were burnt for  .

8

Minimalism and veganism help battle  .

9

The net oxygen produced by the Amazon forests is  .

10

Rotting trees in the Amazon forest produce   .

Section 2  Questions 11-20

Questions 11-15

Match the following questions in the column A with their responses in column B based on the monologue:

panama Papers were leaked by 11 A). 2.6 terabytes
ICIJ is a global body comprising 12 B). 12 countries
The Offshore firm ran operations in 13 C). UK
Amount of data leaked is 14 D). Investigative journalists
Mossack Fonseca has strong connections with the 15 E). John Doe

All Options :

A A
B B
C C
D D
E E

Questions 16-20

Answer in ONE or TWO words only:

16

Several US companies were charged for conspiracy for the   

17

Illegal activities such as tax evasions are carried out through   

18

Mossack Fonseca didn’t comment on the leak because of 

19

Businesses use tax havens for immunity against criminal invasions and  

20

Offshore asset management makes it easy to get around   

Section 3  Questions 21-30

Questions 21-25

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

21

Why does Mathew think online courses empower people like himself?

22

What is a common opinion shared between Mathew and Bates?

23

What does Bates think about online certification programs?

24

Why has Mathew applied for an online certification?

25

Mathew has decided to move to California because

Questions 26-30

Complete the following table based on the conversation you hear between Tom and Henry. Answer in not more than four words.

26

Bates and Mathew agree to disagree because of a

27

Two things that cannot be experienced with classroom learning

28

Bates thinks that online instructors are often lonely and

29

For teachers, there is a greater scope for improvement in

30

An important cue that can help a teacher understand the effectiveness of their teaching

Section 4  Questions 31-40

Questions 31-35

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.

31

Spatial memories cannot be processed through the hippocampus.

32

Training during sleep can harness the true potential of the hippocampus

33

Extensive studies on the hippocampus revealed that it is exclusive to memory creation.

34

Association between a scent and a memory is facilitated by the limbic system.

35

Hippocampus is part of a larger system controlling the human instincts and emotions.

Questions 36-40

Answer the following questions in ONE or TWO words only

36

Cell degeneration in the hippocampus leads to

37

Between ages 30 to 80, Hippocampus shrinks by at least

38

Right hippocampus damage results in trouble recalling

39

Patients suffering from what condition have problem creating explicit memories?

40

Damage to the hippocampus impairs creation and storage of

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