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IELTS Practice Cambridge Book 5 Listening Test 2 C5T2

Section 1: Questions 1-10
Complete the notes below using NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS AND/OR A NUMBER for each answer.

Library Information
Minimum joining age (Example): 18 years (Answer)

For registration, must take
• two (1) and
• two forms of I.D. e.g. driving licence, (2)

Cost to join per year (without current student card): (3) £
Number of items allowed: (members of public) (4)
Login times: four weeks
Fines start at (5) £
Computers can be booked up to (6) hours in advance
Library holds most national papers, a (7) , and magazines need (8) to use photocopier

Creative Writing class
• tutor is John (9) and
• held on (10) evenings

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

11. In 1993 Dan Pearman went to Ecuador
A as a tourist guide
B as part of his studies
C as a voluntary worker

12. Dan’s neighbour was successful in business because he
A employed carpenters from the area
B was the most skilled craftsman in the town
C found it easy to reach customers

13. Dan says the charity relies on
A getting enough bicycles to send regularly
B finding new areas which need the bicycles
C charging for the bicycles it sends abroad

14. What does Dan say about the town of Rivas?
A It has received the greatest number of bikes
B It has almost as many bikes as Amsterdam
C Its economy has been totally transformed

15. What problem did the charity face in August 2000?
A It couldn’t meet its overheads
B It had to delay sending the bikes
C It was criticized in the British media

Questions 16 and 17

Write NO MORE THAN ONE WORD OR A NUMBER for each answer.

16. How much money did the charity receive when it won an award?
17. What is the charity currently hoping to buy?

Questions 18-20

Which THREE things can the general public do to help the charity Pedal Power?

A organise a bicycle collection
B repair the donated bikes
C donate their unwanted tools
D do voluntary work in its office
E hold an event to raise money
F identify areas that need bikes
G write to the government

Section 3: Questions 21-30
Choose the table below. Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS AND/OR A NUMBER for each answer.

(21)                   (22)
(23)                  (24)
(25)                  (26)
(27)                  (28)
(29)                  (30)

Section 4: Questions 31-40
Complete the notes below. Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS AND/OR A NUMBER for each answer.

• more than (31) times as big as the UK
• most of the area is classified as (32)

(33) is integrated with technical support
• stations contain accommodation, work areas, a kitchen, a (34) and a gym
• supplies were brought to Zero One station by sledge from a (35) at the edge of the ice 15 km away
• problem of snow build-ups solved by building stations on (36) with adjustable legs

• average daily requirement for an adult in Antarctica is approximately (37) kilocalories
• rations for field work prepared by process of freeze-drying

The most important research focuses on climate change, including
– measuring changes in the ice-cap (because of effects on sea levels and (38) )
– analysing air from bubbles in ice to measure (39) caused by human activity

Many openings for (40) people including
– research assistants, administrative and technical positions

1. photos
2. bank statement
3. 125 per year
4. 8
5. 1.50
6. 48
7. local papers
8. cards
9. grantigham
10. friday
11. C
12. C
13. A
14. C
15. A
16. pound 75,000
17. computers
18. C
19. E
20. F
21. home
22. come to dinner
23. technical
24. slang
25. cooperating
26. persuading
27. editing
28. complete
29. experiment
30. long
31. 58
32. desert
33. science
34. small hospital
35. ship
36. platforms
37. 3500
38. currents
39. pollution
40. young

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