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IELTS Listening - Section 4

Questions 31-37

Section 4:
You will hear part of a lecture about the history of moving pictures.
First look at questions 31 to 40.

Now Listen carefully and answer Questions 31 to 40:

Choose the correct letter A, B or C.



31 Some photographs of a horse running showed
A all feet off the ground.
B at least one foot on the ground.
C two feet off the ground.
32 The Scotsman employed by Edison
A designed a system to use the technology Edison had invited.
B used available technology to make a new system.
C was already an expert in motion picture technology.
33 One major problem with the first system was that
A only one persion could be filmed.
B people could only see very short films.
C the camera was very heavy.
34 Rival systems started to appear in Europe after people had
A been told about the American system.
B seen the American system.
C used the American system.
35 In 1895, a famous new system was developed by
A a French team working alone.
B a Fernch and German team working together.
  C a German team who invented the word 'cinema'.
36 Longer filmes were not made at the time because of problems involving
A the subject matters.
B the camera.
C the film projector.
37 The 'Lantham Loop' invention relied on
A removing tension between the film reels.
B adding three more films reels to the system.
  C making one of the film reels more effective.

Questions 38-40

Complete the sentences below.

Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS for each answer.

38 The first motion picture was called The .................... .
39 .................... were used for the first time on film in 1926.
40 Subtitles were added to The Lights of New York because of its .................... .
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