IELTS Listening Questions and Answers - Actual Exam in some regions on 16th October 2021

Note: The green words are the answers in the actual exam in some regions (16/10/2021).

PART 1       Questions 1 - 10

Questions 1 - 10

Complete the notes below.

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


                  Survey on visitors of Green Bay Resort


1. Original reason: to attend a conference

2. Present reason: for a wedding

3. Means of transport: arrived by coach

4. Type of accommodation: in a small camp

5. Unsatisfying: eating not enough meat

6. advantages:

- easy to walk

- no insects

7. restaurant is noisy

8. it is nice to have a cinema

9. occupation of this man: cook

10. dream place to go: India


PART 2       Questions 11 - 20

Questions 11 - 16

The map below has SIX gaps. Choose the correct letter, A-I, and move it to suitable places.

11. Gardening book: H

12. Artbooks graphic: I

13. Cookery: C

14. Biographic: F

15. Children's reading area: E

16. Self-helping book: A


Questions 17 - 20

Which of the following contents is suitable for the comments below?

Choose FOUR correct answers from the list, A-F, and write it next to Questions 17-20 on your answer sheet.

17. Penny's xxx: has good illustrations

18. He Hidden: based on a real story

19. Orange Moon: come from and part of a series

20. Running boy: award winning



PART 3       Questions 21 - 30

Questions 21 - 25

Choose the correct letter, A, B or C.

21. Why does the company move

A. the lease ends

B. the lease changed

C. for expansion

22. The new location close to

A. printers

B. a transport center

C. the clients

23. What should you do to the old furniture

A. moved to the new company

B. sell them to the public

C. given to friends

24. What stock do in the next few weeks.

A. threw away all the old files

B. make copies of important documents

C. xxx

25. What are employees expect to do on moving day?

A. stay at home

B. go to the company to help

C. go to the new building to check


Questions 26 - 30

Which of the following features is suitable for the places below?

Choose FIVE answers from the list, A-G, and write it next to Questions 26-30 on your answers sheet.

List of places

A. conference room

B. waiting room

C. sales staff area

D. display room

E. designers' desks

F. temporary staff's desks

G. lunch room


26. D

27. C

28. E

29. A

30. G



PART 4       Questions 31 - 40

Questions 31 - 40

Complete the notes below.

Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS for each answer.


               Research on Dolphins Communication


31. live in water that is clean


32. the impact of climate change on coastal dolphins is difficult to ascertain, however, predicted sea-level rise, and increases in water temperature and acidification

33. human activities can contribute to population declines

34. dolphins communicate with whistle-like sounds

35. color of the fins

36. researchers want to study the relatives, ideal environment

37. in Australia, inshore nets, entanglement in shark nets

38. hunting is not allowed in some areas

Causes and Effects

39. water pollution (increased chemical  can have devastating indirect effects on dolphins and interfere with their mating and reproduction)

40. noise disturbances.