IELTS Sample Listening Question # Nuclear Script

Nuclear Script

The audio given below has been taken from BBC 6 minutes English. You can download it, from the given link –
http://goo.gl/3dhV4A

Answer the following questions in NO MORE THAN FOUR WORDS.

  1. Which is the place where the records of Britain history are kept?
  2. When were British National Archives started?
  3. In which year did British people felt that there are chances for a nuclear attack?
  4. With which company did the British company collaborate during cold war to write a script?
  5. What is a document that used to be secret, but now is made public called?
  6. Which word is used to talk about the number of people killed or injured during war?
  7. Using which jargon does the speaker tells that the people were told to remain in the same frequency of radio?
  8. For which period of time did the BBC and the government decided entry to be made in the secret script?
  9. What is the synonym of destroyed?

Nuclear Script
ANSWER

  1. National Archives
  2. 820 years ago
  3. 1970
  4. BBC
  5. declassified
  6. causalities
  7. stay tuned
  8. 1972 to 1975
  9. obliterated

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IELTS Sample Listening Question # Sanitation

Sanitation

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

Answer the following questions in NO MORE THAN FOUR WORDS.

  1. What is regarded as one of the biggest mass killer?
  2. What is the system used to take dirty water and other waste products from the buildings in order to maintain public health?
  3. Which disease is caused by dirty water or infected food?
  4. Which verb means to be of greater importance than something else?
  5. In which area are wrong choices being made by government leading to increased number of deaths?
  6. If the world spent 10.8 billion dollars in 2004-2006 on HIV/AIDS, how much was spent in improving sanitation?
  7. Which word describes putting money into something worthwhile?
  8. Which country’s example does Oliver cunning give to show the improved sanitation facilities?
  9. Which phrasal verb means “to bring about something”?

Sanitation
ANSWER

  1. Poor sanitation
  2. Sanitation
  3. Diarrhea
  4. To outweigh
  5. Health care priorities
  6. 1.5 billion
  7. investment
  8. United Kingdom
  9. To result in something

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IELTS Sample Listening Questions # Jargon

BBC Jargon

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

Answer the following questions in NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS.

  1. What is the noun that we use for specific group of words or expressions?
  2. In what kind of situation is jargon used?
  3. What does glossing mean?
  4. Which British Prime Minister became known as ‘Jack the Jargon Killer’ because he wanted officials to stop using jargon?
  5. Which phrasal verb is used to explain that you want to bring attention of others to something?
  6. Which word is used for the local government in UK?
  7. Who are the local politicians that people in UK vote for?
  8. Which word is used to refer to the fact that you understand something or part of it but not entirely?
  9. What word does Yvone use for jargon?

jargon
ANSWER

  1. jargon
  2. special or technical
  3. Winston Churchill
  4. explaining
  5. flag it up
  6. Councils
  7. Councillors
  8. sort of
  9. vernacular

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IELTS Listening Sample Question # BFM International Film Festival

BFM International Film Festival

The audio given below has been taken from BBC 6 minutes English. You can download it, from the given link –
http://goo.gl/Oz30zJ

Answer the following questions in NO MORE THAN FOUR WORDS.

  1. How long is the shortest film that was ever made?
  2. Which word describes the person who people have very fixed strong opinion about, even though they don’t know him or her?
  3. What are the ways and places that artistic people can use to share their work and messages?
  4. Give two examples of platforms for expression.
  5. How is Nadia Denton associated with BFM Internation Film Festival?
  6. Which verb was used by Nadia to mean “to highlight”?
  7. Which short film won the BFM Shorts awards?
  8. How does Lawrence describes our grandparents?
  9. Which country was regarded as the mother of country during Lawrence grandfather’s time?

 BFM International Film Festival
ANSWER

  1. one second
  2. stereotyped
  3. Platforms for expression
  4. cinema screen, novel
  5. director
  6. to showcase
  7. Win,Lose Or Draw
  8. giants
  9. England

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