Test 21: Section # 1 – Entertainment in Westhaven & Music Project

GT Reading Test 21: Section # 1

You should spend about 20 minutes on Questions 1-14, which are based on Reading Passage below.

Write answers to questions in boxes 1-14 on your answer sheet.

Read the text below and answer questions 1 – 7.

Your guide to entertainment in Westhaven


Experience the fun and thrills of indoor racing driving in our mini open-topped karts. No experience necessary. Individuals and groups welcome. Refreshments available in new burger bar. Spectators welcome.

All drivers must meet the minimum height requirement of 5 feet (1.52 m), and participate at their own risk.

Open: all year daily 10 am to 6 pm (later times by appointment) except Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day.
Charges: from £11 per person.


The Westhaven Lifeboat Museum is an exciting display illustrating over 150 years of courage — photos with texts of epic rescues, models of lifeboats and video displays. Try our hands-on simulator — take charge of a daring rescue on a stormy sea. Ideal for school groups! A must for all ages. Souvenir shop. No charge for admission but donations welcome.

Open: 25th March to 26th October, 10 am to 5 pm.
27th October to 2nd January, 10 am to 4 pm.


Exciting leisure complex with four pools, wave machine, two thrilling flumes, bubble pool, fitness suite, special programme for under-fives, organised holiday activities and much, much more.

Open: all year daily.
Charges: Check our website at www.starfeisute.ca.uk for current rates.


20 fully computerised ten-pin bowling lanes, amusement area, fast food area, large-screen Sky TV — Lloyd’s Lanes is ideal for a whole fun day out!

Open: ten-pin bowling daily, 10 am till late — 7 days a week.
Charges: Monday to Friday 10 am to 6 pm: non-members £3.50; members £2.50.
:other times: non-members £4.50; members £3.75.
appropriate footgear essential to protect bowling surfaces shoe hire £1.00 at all times


Beautiful lakeside course; a pleasant, manageable walk through nine challenging holes. 24-bay driving range, suitable in rain, wind or sun; three golf professionals can give affordable coaching. Restaurant: good food served all day. Visitors welcome.

Open: all year from 7.30 am to 10 pm.
Charges: 9 holes £10; 18 holes £15.

Questions 1-7

The text above has five advertisements labelled A-E.
Which advertisement contains the following information?

Write the correct letter A-E in boxes 1-7 on your answer sheet.
NB You may use any letter more than once.

1. Payment at this venue is optional.
2. Expert instructors are available for lessons.
3. There is a restriction on what you can wear.
4. Some basic information is published in another place.
5. This has particular provision for very young children.
6. It has a feature especially recommended for educational parties.
7. They will open at unscheduled times if you make an arrangement.

Read the text below and answer Questions 8-14.


Music is wonderfully therapeutic! This is recognised by The Dosoco Foundation, which supports local projects that use music for social good.

The next round of Dosoco grant funding will shortly be open for applications. Grants are available from £700 to £1,000 (for organisations) and up to £300 (for individuals) in the areas of music education (e.g. working with a talented music student with either physical, social or learning disabilities), music access (e.g. a music club for groups that might struggle to start something on their own), music innovation (e.g. using an electronic device such as Raspberry Pi to help disabled people make music) and music therapy (e.g. an idea for using music to support positive mental health).

Case study
Dosoco recently awarded a grant to Alexia Sloane, a young composer with sight loss, to enable her to attend the sound-and-music summer-school composition course at the Purcell School. Alexia has since gained a place as a composer with the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain – the first blind composer to be appointed – and has also been awarded the title of Young Composer of the Year. She was the first female composer ever to receive this honour in its ten-year history.

Organisations, families and individuals can apply by completing a simple form. Dosoco can contribute up to 50% towards project costs. Projects must be locally based and must be new ideas for using music to make a positive impact on people’s lives where help is really needed.

For more information please visit www.thedosocofoundation.org

Questions 8-14

Do the following statements agree with the information given in the text above?

In boxes 8-14 on your answer sheet, write

TRUE if the statement agrees with the information
if the statement contradicts the information
NOT GIVEN if there is no information on this

8. You can apply to Dosoco now for grant funding.
9. You can apply for a grant that will help to educate a musician.
10. Alexia Sloane lost her sight after attending a summer-school composition course.
11. Alexia now plays several instruments with the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain.
12. Alexia has received an award for her work in music.
13. Applications can be made by filling in an online form.
14. In some cases Dosoco will cover the full cost of the project.


1. B
2. E
3. D
4. C
5. C
6. B
7. A
12. TRUE

4 Comments to “Test 21: Section # 1 – Entertainment in Westhaven & Music Project”

  1. 10 and 11 are surely NG. The answers on Cambridge 14 are wrong.

    1. Couldn’t agree more. After re-reading more than 100 times to seek for the clue “lost her sight after the summer course”, and “several instruments”, I can’t even locate any! So guys, rest assured that 10 & 11 MUST be NG! NO OTHERWISE!

  2. The T, F, NG answers here are incorrect.

    10 should be NG and not F, the text does not say anything about when she lost her eyesight.

    11 should also be NG, not F, the text doesn’t mention anything about instruments.

    13 should be F, not NG, text talks about completing a simple form rather than online form, so it contradicts the text.

    Please don’t post incorrect answers, students depend on pages like these to do well in IELTS. Please be responsible.

    1. The answers are correct. The answers are in the book IELTS 14 General Training. I was confused about question 13, but we must be very specific about IELTS. The text says “Organisations, families and individuals can apply by completing a simple form”, and we don’t know if this form is online or a paper form, agree?

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