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IELTS Practice Cambridge 8 Listening Test 2 C8T2

IELTS Practice Cambridge 8 Listening Test 2 C8T2

 

Section 1: Questions 1-3
Complete the form below. Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS OR A NUMBER.

TOTAL INSURANCE INCIDENT REPORT
Name: Michael Alexander
Address: 24 Mainly Street, (1) , Sydney
Shipping agent: (2)
Place of origin: China
Date of arrival: (3)
Reference number: 601ACK

Questions 4-10
Complete the table below. Write ONE WORD OR A NUMBER.

(4)                    (5)
(6)                    (7)
(8)                    (9)
(10)

Section 2: Question 11
Choose the correct letter A, B or C.

11. According to the speaker, the main purposes of the park are
A education and entertainment
B research and education
C research and entertainment

Questions 12-14
Label the plan below. Write NO MORE THAN WORDS.

(12)
(13)
(14)

Questions 15-20
Choose the correct letter A, B or C.

15. When are the experimental areas closed to the public?
A all the year round
B almost all the year
C a short time every year

16. How can you move around the park?
A by tram, walking or bicycle
B by solar car or bicycle
C by bicycle, walking or bus

17. The rare breed animals kept in the park include
A hens and horses
B goats and cows
C goats and hens

18. What is the main purpose of having the Rare Breeds Section?
A to save unusual animals
B to keep a variety of breeds
C to educate the public

19. What can you see in the park at the present time?
A the arrival of wild birds
B fruit tree blossom
C a demonstration of fishing

20. The shop contains books about
A animals
B local traditions
C the history of the park

Section 3: Questions 21-24
Choose the correct letter A, B or C.

Honey Bees in Australia
21. Where in Australia have Asian honey bees been found in the past?
A Queensland
B New South Wales
C several states

22. A problem with Asian honey bees is that they
A attack native bees
B carry parasites
C damage crops

23. What point is made about Australian bees?
A Their honey varies in quality
B Their size stops them from pollinating some flowers
C They are sold to customers abroad

24. Grant Freeman says that if Asian honey bees got into Australia,
A the country’s economy would be affected
B they could be used in the study of allergies
C certain areas of agriculture would benefit

Questions 25-30
Complete the summary below. Write ONE WORD ONLY.

LOOKING FOR ASIAN HONEY BEES
Birds called Rainbow Bee Eaters eat only (25) and cough up small bits of skeleton and other products in a pellet.
Researchers go to the locations the bee eaters like to use for (26)
They collect the pellets and take them to a (27) for analysis.
Here (28) is used to soften them, and the researchers look for the (29) of Asian bees in the pellets.
The benefit of this research is that the result is more (30) than searching for live Asian bees.

Section 4: Questions 31-36
Choose the correct letter A, B or C.

Research on questions about doctors
31. In order to set up her research programme, Shona got
A advice from personal friends in other countries
B help from students in- other countries
C information from her tutor’s contacts in other countries

32. What types of people were included in the research?
A young people in their first job
B men who were working
C women who were unemployed

33. Shona says that in her questionnaire her aim was
A to get a wide range of data
B to limit people’s responses
C to guide people through interviews.

34. What do Shona’s initial results show about medical services in Britain?
A Current concerns are misrepresented by the press
B Financial issues are critical to the government
C Reforms within hospitals have been unsuccessful

35. Shona needs to do further research in order to
A present the government with her findings
B decide the level of extra funding needed
C identify the preferences of the public

36. Shona has learnt from the research project that
A it is important to plan projects carefully
B people do not like answering questions
C colleagues do not always agree

Questions 37-40
Which statement applies to each of the following people who were interviewed by Shona?

Choose FOUR answers from the box and write the correct letter, A-F, next to questions 37-40.

(37)                  (38)
(39)                  (40)

 

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Cambridge 8 Listening Test 2 Answers

1. milperra
2. first class movers
3. 28 november
4. screen
5. bathroom
6. door
7. 140
8. leg
9. plates
10. 60
11. B
12. forest
13. fish farms
14. market garden
15. C
16. A
17. C
18. B
19. C
20. A
21. A
22. B
23. C
24. A
25. insects
26. feeding
27. laboratory
28. water
29. wings
30. reliable
31. B
32. B
33. A
34. A
35. C
36. C
37. B
38. F
39. D
40. C

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