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Listening Reference: Cambridge Book 11 - Hiring a Public Room listening answers.

Hiring a Public Room: IELTS Listening Mock Test 10

Mock Test IELTS: Listening Section 1

Questions 1-10

Complete the notes below.

Write ONE WORD AND/OR A NUMBER for each answer.

HIRING A PUBLIC ROOM

Example

●   the Main Hall – seats ……….200……….

Room and cost

●   the 1………….. Room – seats 100

●   Cost of Main Hall for Saturday evening: 2 £……………

      + £250 deposit (3…………… payment is required)

●   Cost includes use of tables and chairs and also 4……………..

●   Additional charge for use of the kitchen: £25

Before the event

●   Will need a 5……………. licence

●   Need to contact caretaker (Mr Evans) in advance to arrange 6…………….

During the event

●   The building is no smoking

●   The bank should use the 7…………….. door at the back

●   Don’t touch the system that controls the volume

●   For microphones, contact the caretaker

After the event

●   Need to know the 8……………. for the cleaning cupboard

●   The 9…………….. must be washed and rubbish placed in black bags

●   All 10……………. Must be taken down

●   Chairs and tables must be piled up

Mock Test IELTS: Listening Section 2

Questions 11-20

Complete the notes below.

Write ONE WORD for each answer.

Fiddy Working Heritage Farm

Advice about visiting the farm

Visitors should

●   take care not to harm any 11……………..

●   not touch any 12…………….

●   wear 13…………….

●   not bring 14……………. into the farm, with certain exceptions.

Questions 15-20

Label the map below.

Write the correct letter A-I, next to Questions 15-20.

15   Scarecrow                  …………..
16   Maze                           …………..
17   Café                             …………..
18   Black Barn                  …………..
19   Covered picnic area …………..
20   Fiddy House               …………..

Mock Test IELTS: Listening Section 3

Questions 21-30

Choose the correct letter, AB or C.

Study on Gender in Physics

21   The students in Akira Miyake’s study were all majoring in

A   physics.
B   psychology or physics.
C   science, technology, engineering or mathematics.

22   The aim of Miyake’s study was to investigate

A   what kind of women choose to study physics.
B   a way of improving women’s performance in physics.
C   whether fewer women than men study physics at college.

23   The female physics students were wrong to believe that

A   the teachers marked them in an unfair way.
B   the male students expected them to do badly.
C   their test results were lower than the male students’.

24   Miyake’s team asked the students to write about

A   what they enjoyed about studying physics.
B   the successful experiences of other people.
C   something that was important to them personally.

25   What was the aim of the writing exercise done by the subjects?

A   to reduce stress
B   to strengthen verbal ability
C   to encourage logical thinking

26   What surprised the researchers about the study?

A   how few students managed to get A grades
B   the positive impact it had on physics results for women
C   the difference between male and female performance

27   Greg and Lisa think Miyake’s results could have been affected by

A   the length of the writing task.
B   the number of students who took part.
C   the information the students were given.

28   Greg and Lisa decide that in their own project, they will compare the effects of

A   two different writing tasks.
B   a writing task with an oral task.
C   two different oral tasks.

29   The main finding of Smolinsky’s research was that class teamwork activities

A   were most effective when done by all-women groups.
B   had no effect on the performance of men or women.
C   improved the results of men more than of women.

30   What will Lisa and Greg do next?

A   talk to a professor
B   observe a science class
C   look at the science timetable

Mock Test IELTS: Listening Section 4

Questions 31-40.

Complete the notes below.

Write ONE WORD ONLY for each answer.

Ocean Biodiversity

Biodiversity hotspots

●   areas containing many different species

●   important for locating targets for 31……………

●   at first only identified on land

Boris Worm, 2005

●   identified hotspots for large ocean predators, e.g. sharks

●   found the ocean hotspots:

     –   were not always rich in 32………………

     –   had higher temperatures at the 33……………..

     –   had sufficient 34…………….. in the water

Lisa Ballance, 2007

●   looked for hotspots for marine 35……………..

●   found these were all located where ocean currents meet

Census of Marine Life

●   found new ocean species living:

     –   under the 36………………

     –   near volcanoes on the ocean floor

Global Marine Species Assessment

●   want to list endangered ocean species, considering:

     –   population size

     –   geographical distribution

     –   rate of 37……………….

●   Aim: to assess 20,000 species and make a distribution 38………………. for each one

Recommendations to retain ocean biodiversity

●   increase the number of ocean reserves

●   establish 39……………… corridors (e.g. for turtles)

●   reduce fishing quotas

●   catch fish only for the purpose of 40……………..

1   Charlton
2   (£) 115 / a/one hundred (and) fifteen
3   cash
4   parking
5   music
6   entry
7   stage
8   code
9   floor/ floors
10   decoration / decorations

11   animal / animals
12   tool / tools
13   shoes
14   dog / dogs
15   F
16   G
17   D
18   H
19   C
20   A

21   C
22   B
23   B
24   C
25   A
26   B
27   C
28   A
29   B
30   A

31   conservation
32   food/ foods
33   surface
34   oxygen/ O2
35   mammals
36   ice
37   decline / declining /decrease
38   map
39   migration
40   consumption

Mock Test IELTS: Listening