IELTS Listening Questions and Answers in some regions on 24 June 2023

Note: The green words are the answers in the actual exam in some regions (24/06/2023).

The Italics represent the dialogue in the audio of the test.

PART 1       Questions 1 - 10

Questions 1 - 10

Complete the notes below.

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


                      Application for accommodation


1. Empty for 2 weeks from August 1st

2. Rent: $400 per month

3. Address: Apartment number 17A

4. Landlady's telephone number: 889740

5, 6. Switch on: water heater and fridge

7. The price of hiring a cleaning maid: $25



8. Rules: before going outside, must lock all windows

9. Must not play music after midnight

10. Please contact the technician and electrician



PART 2       Questions 11 - 20

Questions 11 - 15

Choose the correct letter, A, B or C.

11. What do you need to exchange for driving in UK

A. a medical report

B. current non-UK license

C. current residents in UK

12. What does speak say about transaction witness interpretation?

A. need to an official agency

B. not always necessary

C. company service included

13. Why were the photos rejected?

A. wearing glasses

B. cream background instead of mono grey

C. in poor condition

14. How does the speaker think about the check service?

A. speed up the process

B. the information of forms is confused

C. xxxx

15. Suggest for quick application

A. look for a personal recommendation

B. compare for low prices

C. filed via the internet


Questions 16 - 20

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

Choose FIVE answers from the list, A-E, and write it next to Questions 16-20.

List of comments

A. have clear signs

B. many roads into the city center

C. multiple lanes

D. good traffic light

E. ring roads around the city


List of locations:

16. London: A

17. Edinburg: D

18. Cardiff: C

19. Manchester: E

20. Oxford: B


PART 3       Questions 21 - 30

Questions 21 - 24

Choose the correct letter, Aor C.

21. Pacific tapa cloth is different from other types of tapa cloth because it is

A. the only tapa made today

B. better quality than others

C. put to a wider range of use

22. What does Helen say about the paper mulberry tree?

A. it can also provide food

B. not original from the Pacific

C. it can grow in any environment

23. Why did Maori people stop making tapa?

A. they could not find the right trees in New Zealand

B. they were introduced to other fabrics by the Europeans.

C. They found other better materials for making fabric

24. Large pieces of tapa are made from smaller pieces which are

A. stuck together

B. woven together

C. sewn together


Questions 25 - 30

Which of the following functions is suitable for the locations below?

Choose SIX answers from the list, A-D, and write it next to Questions 25-30.

List of functions

A. recreational

B. practical

C. spiritual

D. commercial


List of locations

25. Samoa: C

26. Tonga: D

27. Cook Island: C

28. Fiji: D

29. Tahiti: A

30. Tikopia: B



PART 4       Questions 31 - 40

Questions 31 - 40

Complete the notes below.

Write ONE WORD ONLY for each answer.


            A case study on fumigants


31. Artists stretch the canvas to fit it over a frame and this can result in a ripping of the canvas

32. This is often due to the dirt on the surface of the work

33. If a painting is hung in the sun, this affects the paints and changes their appearance

34. After finishing a painting, it was common for them to roll it up for storage which can result in a crack development in the paint

35. For example, the paint can become sticky, which can be caused by even minute changes in temperature

36. Restorers used to try to make canvas' stronger, part of this process involved putting wax on to the back of the canvas

37. Restorers often use microscopes so they can analyse the materials thoroughly

38. For restoration, restorers use sponges made from cotton to clean the work

39. Old paintings were covered with varnish, chemicals cannot be used for cleaning

40. The most common liquid used in cleaning is human saliva