IELTS Listening Questions and Answers - Actual Exam in China and some regions on 23 October 2021

Note: The green words are the answers in the actual exam in China and some regions (23/10/2021).

PART 1       Questions 1 - 10

Questions 1 - 10

Complete the notes below.

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


                  Hotel Reservation Form


1. when will the room be available: from July

2. price in the peak season: 77.5 pounds (high season)

3. book in advance at least 1 month, discount can be ahead of time

4. package price included meals like breakfast

5. what need to bring: a towel

6. reading, information can be available in the lounge for booklet

7. hotel facilities available: game room

8. hotel has a free internet access service

9. special activities on the beach, like collecting shells

10. what equipment can be hired there: a bike/bicycles


PART 2       Questions 11 - 20

Questions 11 - 13

Complete the sentences below.

Write ONE WORD ONLY for each answer.


                        History of the area


11. Roman trading grains of XX's findings: pottery

12. 1500s, a French found the remain of castle.

13. British archeologists and Swedish conducted a full survey.


Questions 14 - 20


Complete the table below.

Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS for each answer.

Name Regions Features
(14) local market   (15) silver coins
C building Eastern region evidence for (16) textile industry
Dowye house   people come to collect (17) water
Ancient Theatre Northeast region

(18) face next to the stone: bridge

on the river

  Southwestern the sculptures of (19) lions
Roman Bath center area another sculpture is for (20) Roman Emperor


PART 3       Questions 21 - 30

Questions 21 - 26

Choose the correct letter, A, B or C.

21. What problem in the first draft presentation?

A. irrelevant to the topic

B. xxx

C. need more research for data

22. Why do they choose the topic?

A. success to be expanded more

B. xxx

C. adverting by using the mass media

23. Why the current success of the presentation?

A. it changed the package image

B. xxx

C. xx

24. What is the factor for the success?

A. publishing time

B. academic convention terms

C. the allocation of mark

25. The feedback for the student the last presentation accepted?

A. not enough interaction with the audience

B. speed of presentation

C. xxx

26. Tutor advised searching on the internet

A. search on the internet for online essays

B. xxx

C. xxx


Questions 27 - 28

Choose TWO correct letters, A-E.

What are the main problems of the students for their presentation?

A. xxx

B. data is not reliable

C. xxx

D. lack of objectivity

E. xxx


Questions 29 - 30

Choose TWO correct letters, A-E.

What should they particularly pay attention to in the next presentation?

A. xxx

B. more eye contact

C. xxx

D. xxx

E. more time left for questions with audience before the end


PART 4       Questions 31 - 40

Questions 31 - 36

Complete the notes below.

Write ONE WORD ONLY for each answer.


               An investigation on different type of smells


From previous research:

31. the animal of monkeys

32. can smell tiny chemical

33. can easily know it is chocolate

34. the smell of orange in a nightclub

35. detect fear in the man's sweat

36. not good at finding the source of a smell


Reasons why smell is important:

37. cannot be very accurate

38. recall the memories of childhood best

39. whether we are in the emotion of sad

40. for people good at smelling spices