IELTS Listening Sample Questions # Aboriginal Cricketer

Aboriginal Cricketer

The audio given below has been taken from BBC 6 minutes English. You can download it, from the given link –
http://goo.gl/4BaJlM
Answer the followin questions in NO MORE THAN FOUR WORDS.

  1. In the episode, the speaker is talking about the sports person of which country?
  2. William, cricket balls have been made from the same materials since the 1700s. But what colour were they originally?
  3. What are the native or original people of a country called?
  4. Which word is used to refer to something that humiliates or embarrasses you?
  5. Which word describes a quiet kind of insult?
  6. During what time period did Eddie Gilbert played for Australia?
  7. What were the basic requirements for Eddie Gilbert to be able to play a match?
  8. Which word describes the special group made up of the world’s best cricketers?
  9. With which equipment did Eddie practice?
  10. In which state will the life-size bronze statue of Eddie be placed?

Aboriginal Cricketer
ANSWER

  1. Australia
  2. light brown
  3. indigenious
  4. indignity
  5. a slight
  6. 1930s
  7. written permission, chaperoned
  8. pantheon
  9. boomerang
  10. Queensland

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IELTS Listening Sample Question # Going Gliding

Going Gliding

The audio given below has been taken from BBC 6 minutes English. You can download it, from the given link –
http://goo.gl/kNJC9B

Answer the following questions in NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS.

  1. What is the other name for gliding?
  2. The glider has an engine. True/False.
  3. Which animal does the modern glider replicate?
  4. What is “seeing this as birds would see” is called?
  5. What year did the first flight in a glider take place?
  6. The north Yorkshire is celebrating its ______________ anniversary.
  7. What does RAF stands for?
  8. Which disease is said to produce small spots over the entire body?
  9. During which world war was Moyra Johnson born?
  10. Name the device that can throw objects at high speed using a spring to give extra force.
  11. What does “moving air” refers to?

Going Gliding

ANSWER

  1. Soaring
  2. False
  3. Bird
  4. Bird’s eye view
  5. 1891
  6. 75th
  7. Royal Air Force
  8. measles
  9. First world war
  10. Catapult
  11. air current

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IELTS Listening Sample Question # Never Old

Never old

The audio given below has been taken from BBC 6 minutes English. You can download it, from the given link –
http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p03rrfqd


Answer the following questions in NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS.

  1. Which word describes you if you are not interested in giving up information about yourself?
  2. Which phrase describes the situation when you wake up all night to finish off something?
  3. What percentage of people aged above 65 surveyed in UK described themselves old?
  4. At what age did Ernestine Shepherd started body building?
  5. What does taking exercise to remain fit is called?
  6. Which word is being used to describe something that helps in making one look and feel young?
  7. What does “getting something” means?
  8. Which word describes a person who people want to be like or admire?
  9. Which research firm surveyed people aged between 65 and 93

Never old ANSWER

  1. Coy
  2. Pull all-nighter
  3. 6 percent
  4. 71
  5. Workout
  6. Anti-aging
  7. Understanding something
  8. Role model
  9. UK Market

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IELTS Listening Sample Questions # Booze

How Bad Is Booze?

The audio given below has been taken from BBC 6 minutes English. You can download it, from the given link –
http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p03t591r


Answer the following questions in NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS.

  1. What is the headache that one feels after drinking too much of alcohol called?
  2. What is the person who does not drink alcohol called?
  3. What does lots of alcohol mean?
  4. What is the name of the main process involved in producing alcohol?
  5. Which kind of cancer are you more prone to if you drink alcohol?
  6. Which synonym of disadvantage has been used by the speaker?
  7. Name the drink made of fruits and vegetables blended with milk or yogurt.
  8. What does skeptical mean?
  9. What is the process of making body absorb water?

Booze

ANSWER

  1. Hangover
  2. Teetotaler
  3. Boozy
  4. Fermentation
  5. Breast cancer
  6. Downside
  7. Smoothie
  8. doubtful
  9. Hydration

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