IELTS Listening Test 16 – Section 4

This is the last section of IELTS Listening practice test 16. Listen to the audio script carefully and answer the questions. After you finish, check your answers.


Questions 31-38

Complete the notes below.

Write ONLY ONE WORD for each answer.

Chimpanzee Behaviours


  • We can find Pan or Pan Troglodytes in West and Central Africa.
  • The Bonobo or Pan Paniscus are found in Democratic Republic of Congo.

Current research

  • rule out 31. and biological factors.
  • learn through 32. of other chimps’ behavior.


  • The book The third Chimpanzee by James Diamond discusses some physical features of chimpanzees.
  • The discovery reported by Jane Goodall suggests that chimpanzees know how to use 33. .

Chimpanzees in Senegal

  • Use spears sharpened with their teeth.
  • Can 34. the shell of the coconut.
  • Use a 35. hammer to crush nuts.
  • Are capable of learning 36. and understanding human language.


  • Bonobos live on the other side of 37. .
  • Both of them are reducing alarmingly in population 38. .

Questions 39-40

Choose TWO letters, A-E

Which TWO topics about chimpanzees will the students discuss next week?

A They are slower than human in different ways.

В They learn things by copying humans’ behavior.

С They develop behaviors generation by generation.

D They have very strong ability of logical thinking.

E They could be modified to adapt to the environment.

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