Cambridge 14 IELTS Listening Test 2

SECTION 1 : Questions 1-10

Complete the notes below.

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



Personal information


Name: Julie Anne_Garcia_

Contact phone: 1.

Date of birth: 2. , 1992

Occupation: works as a 3.

Insurance company: 4.  Life Insuranc

Details of the problem

Type of problem: pain in her left 5.

When it began: 6.  ago

Action already taken: has taken painkillers and applied ic

Other information

Sports played: belongs to a 7.  club

goes 8.  Regularly

Medical history: injured her 9.  last year

no allergies

no regular medication apart from 10.

SECTION 2 : Questions 11-20

Choose the correct letter, AB or C.

Visit to Branley Castle

11. Before Queen Elizabeth I visited the castle in 1576

12. In 1982, the castle was sold to

13. In some of the rooms, visitors can

14. In the castle park, visitors can

15. At the end of the visit, the group will have

Questions 16-20

Label the plan below.

Write the correct letter, A-H, next to Questions 16-20

Branley Castle

16.   Starting point for walking the walls

17.   Bow and arrow display

18.   Hunting birds display 

19.   Traditional dancing

20.   Shop

SECTION 3 : 21-30

Choose the correct letter, AB or C.

Woolly mammoths on St Paul’s Island

21. How will Rosie and Martin introduce their presentation?

22. What was surprising about the mammoth tooth found by Russell Graham?

23. The students will use an animated diagram to demonstrate how the mammoths

24. According to Martin, what is unusual about the date of the mammoths’ extinction on the island?

Questions 25-30

What action will the students take for each of the following sections of their presentation?

Choose SIX answers from the box and write the correct letter, A-H, next to Questions 25-30.


A     make it more interactive

B     reduce visual input

C     add personal opinions

D     contact one of the researchers

E     make detailed notes

F     find information online

G     check timing

    organise the content more clearly

Sections of presentation

25.   Introduction

26.   Discovery of the mammoth tooth

27.   Initial questions asked by the researchers

28.   Further research carried out on the island

29.   Findings and possible explanations

30.   Relevance to the present day

SECTION 4 : 31-40

Complete the notes below.

Write ONE WORD ONLY for each answer.

The history of weather forecasting

Ancient cultures

– many cultures believed that floods and other disasters were involved in the creation of the world

– many cultures invented 31.  and other ceremonies to make the weather gods friendly

– people needed to observe and interpret the sky to ensure their 32.

– around 650 BC, Babylonians started forecasting, using weather phenomena such as 33.

– by 300 BC, the Chinese had a calendar made up of a number of 34.  connected with the weather

Ancient Greeks

– a more scientific approach

– Aristotle tried to explain the formation of various weather phenomena

– Aristotle also described haloes and 35.

Middle Ages

– Aristotle’s work considered accurate

– many proverbs, e.g. about the significance of the colour of the 36. , passed on accurate information.

15th-19th centuries

– 15th century: scientists recognised value of 37.  for the first time

– Galileo invented the 38.

– Pascal showed relationship between atmospheric pressure and altitude

– from the 17th century, scientists could measure atmospheric pressure and temperature

– 18th century: Franklin identified the movement of 39.

– 19th century: data from different locations could be sent to the same place by 40.


1. 219 442 9785

2. 10(th) October

3. manager

4. Cawley

5. knee

6. 3 weeks

7. tennis

8. running

9. shoulder

10. vitamins

11. B

12. C

13. C

14. B

15. A

16. H

17. D

18. F

19. A

20. E

21. B

22. C

23. A

24. A

25. E

26. D

27. A

28. H

29. G

30. C

31. dances

32. survival

33. clouds

34. festivals

35. comets

36. sky

37. instruments

38. thermometer

39. storms

40. telegraph

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