Listening Practice
This listening practice is on the topic of museums. It’s a common topic in IELTS listening and reading.
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Natural History Museum
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Questions 15
Complete the sentences below with no more than three words and/or a number.


 The Natural History Museum houses about ……………….. items.
 The items are taken from five collections: botany, entomology, mineralogy, paleontology and ………….
 The cast of a large Diplodocus was the main focus in the …………………..
 The Diplodocus was replaced by the skeleton of a ……………….. in 2017.
 The skeleton is 25m long and weighs ……………

Answers
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80 million
Zoology
central hall
Blue whale
10 tonnes
80 million
Zoology
Vaultron central hall
Blue whale
10 tonnes
80million
Zoology
Hall
Blue whale
10 tons
1. 80 million.
2. zoology
3. hall
4. blue whale
5. 10 tons
Hi Liz,
My answers are:
1) 80 million
2) Zoology
3)
4) Blue whale
5)10 tonnes
Thanks
80 million
zoology
dominated central hall
blue whale
10 tons
80millions
Zoology
Blue wale
Central hall
10 tons
Dear Liz, please tell me “time table” or “timetable” which answer is correct? Instructions says not more than 2 words.
If I write “time table” will that be correct? How to know which two words can be joined together in English? Please help me I have exam this saturday.
Thanks!
This is about knowing vocabulary. You need to check the words in a dictionary.
mam i think it’s answer is:
1. 80 million
2. zoology
3. vaulted central hall
4. blue whale
5. 10 tons
Hello Liz,
Here are my answers
1.)10 Million
2.)Zoology
3.)Central Hall
4.)Blue Whale
5.)10 Tons
1. 80 million
2. Zoology
3. Central hall / exhibition
4. Blue whale
5. 10 tonnes
I think it’s :
1) 80 million
2) zoology
3) volted central hall
4) blue whale
5) 10 tonnes
Thanks dear,I got 4/5
It’s still very good 🙂
8 millions
zoology
central hall
blue whale
10 tons
8m
Zeology
Dinosaur skeleton
Blue whale
10t
1 80 millions
2 zoology
3 vaulted central hall
4 blue whale
5 10 tonnes
1. 18 million
2. zoology
3. central hall
4. blue whale
5. 10 tons
1. 80 Millions
2. Zoology
3. Valuted Central Hall// Architecture/ / Exhibition of Dinosaur Skeleton
4. Blue Whale
5. 10 Tones
80
Million
Zoology
Dinosaur skeleton exhibition
Blue whale
Ten tonnes
180million
2zeoology
3the central hall
4blue whale
510 tons
Dear Liz,
The answers are
1. 80 million
2. zoology
3. vaulted central hall
4. blue whale
5. 10 tonnes
this is my answers
1.Life and earth
2.Zoology
3.Dinosaur skeleton
4.Blue whale
5.Ten tonnes
Hi Liz, kindly find below my answers on the Natural History Museum:
1. 80 million
2. Zoology
3. Central Hall
4. Blue Whale
5. 10 tons
1. 80 Million
2. Zoology
3. vaulted central hall
4. Blue whale
5. 10 tonnes
80 Millions
Zoology
Central hall
Blue whale
10 tons
1. 80million
2. Zoology
3. Volted central wall
4. Blue Whale
5. 10 tons
HELLO Liz..
I think the answer would be
1.18Million
2.Zoology
3.central hall
4.blue whale
5.10 tons
1 80 million
2 Zoology
3 Central hall
4
5 10 tons
Hi
1.80 million
2.zoology
3.central hall
4.blue whale
5. 10 tonnes
answer
1 80 millions
2zoology
3central hall
4Blue Whale
5 10 tons
Hi LIZ,
1.80 Million
2.Zoology
3.Vaulted Central Hall
4.Blue Whale
5.10 Tonnes
Hie liz
1. 80 million
2. Zoology
3. Central hall
4. Blue whale
5. 10 tonnes
1. 80millions
2. zoology
2. …. central hall
3. blue whales
4. 10 tons
1.80 million
2.Zoology
3.Central Hall
4.Blue whale
5.10 tonnes
1. 80 millions
2. sea whalogy
3. central hall
4. blue whale
5. 10 tons
1. 80 million
2. zoology
3. vaulted central hall
4. blue whale
5. 10 tons
1) 18 millions
2) Zoology
3) central hall
4) Blue whale
5) 10tons
1. 80 million
2. zoology
3. central hall
4. blue whale
5. 10 tonnes
1=80 million
2=zoology
3=exbition skeleton
4=blue whale
5= 10 tonnes(tons)
1. 80 million
2. Zoology
3. Vaulted Central Hall
4. A Blue whale
5. 10 tones
Thank you.
1.80 million
2.zoology
3.valted central hall
4.blue whale
5.10 tonnes
8 Millions
Zoology
Central Hall
Blue Whale
10 Tons
1. 80 millions
2. zoology
3. hall
4. blue whale
5. 10 tons
1). 18 million
2). Zoology
3). Vaulted Central Hall
4). Blue whal
5). 10 tons
1 80million
2Zoology
3Central Hall
4Blue Whale
510 tons
80 MILLION,ZOOLOGY,VOLTED CENTRAL HALL,BLUE WHALES,10 TONS
My answer 18 million,Zoology,Vaulted Central Hall,Blue Whale,10 tons
8 million
Zoology
Dinosaur skeleton
Blue whale
10 tonnes’
1. 80million
2.Zoology
3.Vaulted Central Hall
4.Blue Whale
5.10 tonnes
1. 80 million
2. zoology
3. valted central hall
4. blue whale
5. 10 tonnes
Answers:
1. 18 Millions
2. Zoology
3. Vaulted Central Hall
4. Blue Whale
5. 10 Tons
1.80 million
2. Zoology
3. Central hall
4. Blue whale
5. 10 tons
about 8 million items
and zoology
vaulted central Hall
blue whale
10 tons
8MILLION
ZOOLOGY
BLUE WHALE
VAULTED CENTRAL HALL
10 TONNES
1.80 million
2.zoology
3.
4.10 tons
80 million
Zoology
Central hall
Blue whale
10 tons
1. 80 Million
2. Geology
3. Central Halls
4. Blue Whale
5. 10 tons
1. 8 million
2. zoology
3. centre room
4. blue whale
5. 10 tons