IELTS Listening Sample Questions # Conspiracy Theories

Conspiracy Theories

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/p03vmryk


Answer the following questions in NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS.

  1. Which substance is being regarded as harmful for health?
  2. In which year was the American flag shown wiggling on moon surface?
  3. Which phrase is used to explain that one is trying to makes something appear real that is not?
  4. Which word describes a person who can easily be persuaded?
  5. A theory states that some organizations are responsible for events happening around world through some covert planning. Name the theory.
  6. What percent of US population believes that the assassination of John Kennedy was not the result of a lone government?
  7. Which phrase is used to express the act of preventing the public to discover something important?
  8. Which personality trait leads to people in believing conspiracy theory?
  9. What does “not supported by evidence” mean?

Conspiracy Theories
ANSWERS

  1. Fluoride
  2. 1960
  3. To fake something
  4. Gullible
  5. The conspiracy theory
  6. 60 percent
  7. A cover up
  8. Paranoia
  9. Unsubstantiated

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IELTS Listening Sample Question # Staycation

Staycation

The audio given below has been taken from BBC 6 minutes English. You can download it, from the given link – http://goo.gl/hJp1qL


Answer the following questions in NO MORE THAN FOUR WORDS.

  1. Which word is used as a combination of staying and vacation?
  2. Which country is at the top location for British people to go on vacation?
  3. Which word is used to refer to something that makes you feel more free and be able to do what you like?
  4. Which phrase best describes combination of things that don’t make sense together?
  5. How does the speaker express the situation when you can relax and not worry about anything?

Complete the following sentences in NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS.

    1. To ___________ means, to cancel out the effect of something.
    2. Looking forward to something means _______________
    3. The term used to refer to something that is done over and over again is ____________

Staycation
ANSWER

  1. Staycation
  2. Turkey
  3. Liberating
  4. Contradiction in terms
  5. peace of mind
  1. negate
  2. anticipation
  3. Groundhog day

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IELTS Listening Sample Question # Astronaut

Could You Be An Astronaut ?

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/p02pc9tn/episodes/downloads

Answer the following questions in NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS.

  1. What was the dream job of Rob, as a child?
  2. What does “being in space” means?
  3. How many people have reached space, till now?
  4. How many people have joined NASA’s 2017 Astronaut class?
  5. What is the fear of being in small space called?
  6. What does it mean to “get on someone’s nerve”?
  7. Situation, when gravity does not exerts any force is called?
  8. Where do Astronauts practice their spacewalk?
  9. Name the film is which the astronaut is left behind in Mars.

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ANSWERS

  1. Be an astronaut
  2. Being in orbit
  3. Less than 600
  4. More than 18300
  5. Claustrophobia
  6. To annoy
  7. Zero gravity
  8. Swimming pool
  9. The martian

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IELTS Sample Listening Questions # Boredom

BOREDOM

Given below is a audio from BBC 6 minutes English .
Listen to the audio and answer questions 1-11.
Write the answers in the answer sheet.

Questions 1-11

Complete the sentences below in no more than three words.

  1. (1)__________ is a reaction given by someone when they are bored.
  2. While yawning, one open (2)__________, takes some (3)_____  and slowly out.
  3. (4)_____________ is the word when one is unable to sit and gets bored easily.
  4. The longest dramatic play was held in (5)____________, US, in (6)_________.
  5. The feeling we need to deal with in a better way,according to the speaker is (7)______
  6. To stave off means to keep an (8) _________
  7. Stuck in a rut means (9)____________.
  8. The good thing about boredom is that it spurs people on to (10)______________

ANSWER

  1. Yawn
  2. the mouth wide
  3. air in
  4. Restless
  5. New jersey
  6. 1210
  7. boredom
  8. unpleasant feeling away
  9. become too fixed
  10. change something

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