Free IELTS listening test 2 Section 3
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Questions 21 to 24
Answer the following questions USING NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS AND / OR A NUMBER
21. How long is the radio show?
Show answer1 hour [‘weekly’ is incorrect as this is how often, not how long]
22. What is the general focus of the programme?
Show answerConservation (issues)
23. Where is Professor Ripley from?
Show answer(The) USA
24. According to Professor Ripley, what animals do people most associate with the African bush?
Show answer(Prides of) lions
Questions 25 to 28
Complete the table below using NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS OR A NUMBER.
|African lions||bush||Estimated to be (25)|
|Tigers||(26)||forests and plains||fewer than (27)|
|Snow leopards||Expansion of (28) ___________||high-altitude pastures|
25. Show answer50,000
26. Show answerHunters/ Hunting
27. Show answer6000
28. Show answerAgriculture
Questions 29 and 30
Circle the appropriate letter A–D.
29. Where is the WWF currently funding projects to help the snow leopard?
- Nepal, Pakistan and Bhutan
- Nepal and Pakistan
- Bhutan and Nepal
- Pakistan and Bhutan
30. Listeners should telephone
- immediately if they want to put forward an opinion
- during the commercial break
- in 10 minutes if they have anything they want to ask the professor
- if they have any information regarding pumas or jaguars.
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