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IELTS Listening

Time: Approximately 09 minutes


  • Answer all the questions.
  • You can change your answers at any time during the test.


  • There are 10 questions in this test.
  • Each question carries one mark.
  • There are four parts to the test.
  • Please note you will only hear each part once in your actual test. However for familiarisation and practice purposes, this familiarisation test will allow you to listen to each recording multiple times.
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IELTS Listening Part 4

Questions 31-40

Complete the notes below. Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS for each answer.

Animal Perceptions

  • Insects

    Mosquitoes can smell
  • Some beetle larvae can recognise the smell of
  • Bees use their
    to help them sting.
  • Queen bees use scents to
    the hive.
  • attract the opposite sex with their smell.
  • Bumblebees have something in their
    to detect the magnetic field of the Earth.
  • Other animals

    Snakes identify the
    of a mouse's body.
  • Eagles and owls can recognise the
    of their prey.
  • Dogs can distinguish 220 kinds of smells and use their
    to find the food.
  • Dolphins, whales and bats measure the
    of the objects.


Question Your Answer Correct Answer
31 carbon dioxide/CO2
32 vine
33 legs
34 control
35 Butterflies
36 stomatch
37 heat
38 body shape
39 tongue
40 distance