IELTS Listening Practice Test
History of Fireworks in Europ
13th-16th centuries
  • Fireworks were introduced from China.

  • Their use was mainly to do with:

    • war

    • 

      1

      religion/religions
       (in plays and festivals)

17th centuries
  • Various features of

    2

    nature
     were shown in fireworks displays.

  • Scientists were interested in using ideas from fireworks displays:

    • to make human

      3

      flight
       possible

    • to show the formation of

      4

      stars
      

  • London:

    • Scientists were distrustful at first

    • Later, they investigated

      5

      practical
       uses of fireworks (e.g. for sailors)

  • St Petersburg:

    • Fireworks were seen as a method of

      6

      education
       for people.

  • Paris: 

    • Displays emphasised the power of the

      7

      king
      

    • Scientists aimed to provide

      8

      entertainment
      

18th century
  • Italian fireworks specialists became influential.

  • Servadoni’s fireworks display followed the same pattern as an

    9

    opera
    .

  • The appeal of fireworks extended to the middle classes.

  • Some displays demonstrated new scientific discoveries such as

    10

    electricity
    .

ĐÁP ÁN & GIẢI THÍCH CÂU 1

Giải thích chi tiết

smiley34 Mình cần nghe xem fireworks thường được sử dụng cho việc gì ngoài mục đích chiến tranh ((.... in plays and festivals))

=> Đáp án sẽ tới sau "Up to the 16th century they were generally used for military purposes," (military = wars) smiley5 Nghe thấy ".... but they were also sometimes a feature of plays and festivals where their chief purpose was related to religion. "

=> Đặc điểm của plays and festivals, mục đích chính liên quan đến religion => Đáp án là religion check

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