IELTS Listening Test 14 – Section 4

This is the last section of IELTS Listening practice test 14. Listen to the audio script carefully and answer all the questions. After you finish, check your test answers.


Questions 31-35

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

31. Why did the lecturer choose to focus on the Pleasanton Town Market?

  1. It was the first ever Town Market.
  2. It has been covered extensively in local history classes.
  3. It is often mentioned in some literature of the library.

32. The Town Market originally made a large profit selling

  1. handcrafts.
  2. vegetables.
  3. animals.

33. The money that the marketers made contributes to local

  1. reconstruction.
  2. development.
  3. defense.

34. Market sales plummeted due to lack of viable

  1. agriculture.
  2. transport.
  3. city planning.

35. Major John C. Wiley decided the Clock tower would be used as a ____________ in the early stages of the uprising.

  1. clock
  2. grounds for battle
  3. jail

Questions 36-40

Complete the table below.

Write ONLY ONE WORD for each answer.

Research Methods



reference section 36. there is too much information
37. Rebellion bias makes it 38.
39. Jim Wiley the information is insufficient
newspaper archives 40. more detail is needed

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