In the Listening Test 2, you will hear 4 audio recordings and answer questions 1-40.

Section 1 is a conversation between an agent from City house services and a customer who wants to have her house cleaned.

Section 2 is a monologue by a security worker from Sydney airport, introducing the day to day operations of Australian quarantine services.

Section 3 is a conversation between a librarian and a student explaining how to use the facilities in the library.

Section 4 is a lecture about crocodiles niloticus and it’s living habits.

Section 1

Questions 1-10

Questions 1-4

Write ONE WORD ONLY for each answer.


Location: 1………… London

Postcode: SW105

Rooms: two 2………….. Bedrooms

The other room used as: an 3…………

Downstairs: kitchen-diner, conservatory, and 4…………..

Pets: 2 dogs and 3 cats

Questions 5-7

Choose the correct letter, A, B, or C.

5. Which of these extra services does the agent agree to do?

A. Change the bed linen

B. Do some gardening work

C. Clean the glass

6. What does the customer want to be cleaned every 3 months?

A. Curtains

B. Carpets

C. Mats

7. What does the customer want to be done with clothes?

A. Wash and iron the clothes

B. Iron the clothes

C. Clean and dry the clothes

Questions 8-10

Complete the sentences below.

Write ONE WORD/OR NUMBER for each answer.

8. The Agent’s address is 12……… Road.

9. Her house will get cleaned next ……….

10. The maximum time of cleaning service is …………..

Section 2

Questions 11-20

Questions 11-17

Choose the correct letter, A, B, or C.

11. The main purpose of service is to 

A. Educate people

B. Persuade people to fly

C. Provide people with comfort

12. The number of people working at Sydney Airport is

A. 200

B. 360

C. 440

13. Dogs are chosen according to

A. their ability to stay calm

B. their friendliness

C. their skill at locating narcotics

14. The number of postal items processed last year amounted to

A. 4,400

B. 52,000

C. 72,000

15. People carrying items that are not allowed

A. Will get arrested

B. Will be refused on board

C. Will be given a warning

16. Which of the following is NOT allowed to be taken on the flight?

A. Carry-on items

B. Plant seeds

C. Parcels

17. What is the proper security protocol for a pocket knife found in a carry-on suitcase?

A. It is returned to the passenger after the examination.

B. It is thrown away in a safe receptacle.

C. It is passed on to higher-level authorities

Questions 18-20

Complete the sentences below

Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

18. The acceptable material for packing goods in Australia is ……………….

19. The belongings most of the time are refused due to problems with the ……………

20. The customs must be given notice of the goods from ………… days before it arrives in Australia.

Section 3

Questions 21-30

Questions 21-26


Write to the correct letter, A-F,

21. Video Resource Centre

22. Reading Room

23. Food Service Centre

24. Periodicals Sections

25. Enquiry Desk

26. Satellite TV Station

Questions 27-30

Complete the sentences below.

Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

27. If you need to find information on a certain book, you can use ………… check-out cards.

28. If you want to find information in a specific field, use the …………. guides.

29. Computers in some …………… cannot be linked to the network.’

30. You can find more information in a ……………… on my desk.

Section 4

Questions 31-40

Questions 31-35

Choose the correct letter, A, B, or C.

31. The students thought there were no crocodiles in Northern Africa because

A. North Africa contains very little wildlife for the crocodile to prey on.

B. She found no mention in the literature of their existence there.

C. there is very little water in Africa.

32. Crocodiles live in groups of about

A. 28

B. 38

C. 46

33. African crocodiles usually live in areas with

A. hot, dry climates.

B. hot, wet rainforests.

C. warm, wet climates.

34. Crocodiles in dry areas live in caves located 

A. underground.

B. in mountainsides.

C. underwater.

35. What change caused changes in crocodile populations in North Africa?

A. They were driven away by a fierce predator.

B. Crocodiles evolved from desert creatures to wetland creatures.

C. North Africa used to be a wetland and slowly turned to a desert in overtime.

Questions 36-40

Complete the sentences below.

Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS/OR A NUMBER for each answer.

36. Desert crocodiles sometimes live in places with dry periods that last up to ………….. months.

37. A hole dug by a female crocodile in which to lay eggs can have a ………….. of up to 60cm.

38. Local people do not ………………. crocodiles.

39. Crocodiles …………… out of fear when humans populate their habitat.

40. Researchers want to study more about population size, ………………, and relations to other populations of crocodiles.


Section 1

1. Southwest

2. Double

3. office

4. lounge

5. A

6. B

7. B

8. Amyes

9. thursday

10. 3

Section 2

11. A

12. C

13. A

14. B

15. C

16. B

17. B

18. paper

19. package labels

20. 2 to 10

Section 3

21. B

22. D

23. C

24. A

25. F

26. E

27. pink and yellow

28. subject

29. universities

30. labelled blue folder

Section 4

31. B

32. A

33. C

34. C

35. C

36. 8

37. depth

38. afraid of

39. attack

40. migration patterns

Source: IELTS Materials.