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Cambridge 1 Listening Test 2 [with Answers]

Cambridge IELTS 1 Listening Test 2 with answers, downloadable pdf and audio transcript.

Total no. of Questions: 40

Approx. Time: 30 mins

SECTION 1

Questions 1-10

Complete the notes below.

Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

KATE
Her first impressions of the townExampleQuiet
Type of accommodation(1) …………………….
Her feelings about the accommodation(2) …………………….
Her feelings about the other students(3) …………………….
Name of courseEnvironmental Studies
Difficulties experienced on the course(4) …………………….
Suggestions for improving the course(5) …………………….
LUKI
First type of accommodation(6) …………………….
Problems with the first accommodation(7) …………………….
Second type of accommodation(8) …………………….
Name of the course(9) …………………….
Comments about the courseComputer room busy
Suggestions for improving the course(10) …………………….

SECTION 2

Questions 11-20

Complete the notes below.

Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

There are many kinds of bicycles available:
racing
touring
(11) …………………….
ordinary

They vary in price and (12) ……………………. .

Prices range from $50.00 to (13) ……………………. .

Single speed cycles are suitable for (14) ……………………. .

Three speed cycles are suitable for (15) ……………………. .

Five and ten speed cycles are suitable for longer distances, hills and (16) ……………………. .

Ten speed bikes are better because they are (17) ……………………. in price but (18) ……………………. .

Buying a cycle is like (19) ……………………. .

The size of the bicycle is determined by the size of the (20) …………………….

SECTION 3

Questions 21-24

Circle the appropriate letter.

Q21. At first Fiona thinks that Martin’s tutorial topic is…

A. inappropriate.

B. dull.

C. interesting.

D. fascinating.

Q22. According to Martin, the banana…

A. has only recently been cultivated.

B. is economical to grow.

C. is good for your health.

D. is his favourite food.

Q23. Fiona listens to Martin because she…

A. wants to know more about bananas.

B. has nothing else to do today.

C. is interested in the economy of Australia.

D. wants to help Martin.

Q24. According to Martin, bananas were introduced into Australia from…

A. India

B. Englan

C. China

D. Africa

Questions 25-30

Complete the notes below .

Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

COMMERCIALLY GROWN BANANA PLANT

Each banana tree produces (25) ……………………. of bananas.

On modern plantations in tropical conditions a tree can bear fruit after (26) ……………………. .

Banana trees prefer to grow (27) ……………………. and they require rich soil and (28) ……………………. . The fruit is often protected by (29) ……………………. .

Ripe bananas emit a gas which helps other (30) ……………………. .

Questions 31 and 32

Circle the TWO correct boxes.

Cambridge IELTS 1 Listening Test 2 transcript

SECTION 4

Questions 33-35

Circle the correct/appropriate letter.

Q33. According to first speaker, the focus of the lecture series is on…

A. organising work and study

B. maintaining a healthy lifestyle

C. coping with homesickness

D. settling in at university

Q34. According to first speaker, The lecture will be given by…

A. the president of the union

B. the campus doctor

C. a sports celebrity

D. a health expert

Q35. According to second speaker, This week’s lecture is on…

A. campus food

B. dieting

C. sensible eating

D. saving money

Questions 36-39

Complete the notes below.

Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

BALANCED DIET
A balanced diet will give you enough vitamins for normal daily living.

Vitamins in food can be lost through (36) ……………………. .

Type of vitamins:
(a) Fat soluble vitamins are stored by the body
(b) Water soluble vitamins – not stored, so you need a (37) ……………………. .

GETTING ENOUGH VITAMINS
Eat (38) ……………………. of foods.
Buy plenty of vegetables and store them in (39) …………………….

Question 40

Complete the diagram below.

Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS.

Cambridge IELTS 1 Listening Test 2 Answers

Cambridge IELTS 1 Listening Test 2 Answers

Checkout your Listening Test 2 answers of Cambridge IELTS 1 booklet below:

1. student accommodation/hostel
2. awful food
3. not friendly/kept to themselves
4. lecturers (too) busy
5. regular meetings/fortnightly meetings
6. family/homestay
7. lot of noise/children made noise/difficult to study
8. student house
9. Computing
10. reserve computer time
11. mountain
12. quality
13. $2000
14. short/casual rides
15. town riding/shopping
16. serious touring
17. similar almost the same
18. better quality
19. buying clothes
20. frame
21. B
22. C
23. D
24. B
25. one bunch
26. 15 months
27. uphill/on hillsides
28. lots of/plenty of water
29. plastic bags
30. bananas/ones (to) ripen
31. C/D (in any order)
32. C/D (in any order)
33. B
34. D
35. C
36. cooking
37. daily intake
38. (a) variety
39. the dark/ the fridge/ a cool place/ a dark place
40. eat in moderation/ not too much

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