Sample Listening Question # Chewing Gum

CHEWING GUM

The audio has been taken from BBC 6 minutes English. The audio talks about chewing gum.

Answer the following questions in NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS.

  1. Which activity is said to improve the functioning of brain?
  2. When did the Singapore government out law chewing gum?
  3. What does “out lawing” something means?
  4. What was the chewing gum chewed by Egyptians made of?
  5. What word has been used for the action which is not done responsibly?
  6. What happens when gums are stick to a desk or other thing for a long time?
  7. What kind of cleaners are used to remove dry gums?
  8. What is the name given to the process that requires a lot of people for its completion?
  9. What is the other word of ‘two of a kind’?

ANSWER

  1. chewing gum
  2. 1992
  3. make it legal
  4. Brezin
  5. Irresponsibly
  6. chemical reaction
  7. high pressure steam
  8. labor intensive
  9. very similar

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IELTS Listening Sample Questions # Earth’s Core

The audio given below is by BBC 6 minutes English.

Answer the following questions in NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS.

  1. Who is the author of Journey to the center of the earth?
  2. How is the inner core of the Earth?
  3. What is word used for something that is heavy in relation to its size?
  4. How big is the inner core?
  5. Where are the continents in Earth?
  6. Below which layer, is the Earth’s core present?
  7. Which metal is found in the inner layer of Earth?
  8. What is the freezing point of iron?
  9. What makes the life on Earth possible?
  10. What does magnetic field protects us from?
  11. What is the other name of radiations?
  12. What is the word used when something changes direction?

ANSWER

  1. Jose Verne
  2. Dense
  3. Dense
  4. Moon
  5. Crust
  6. Mantle
  7. Iron
  8. 6000 degree
  9. Magnetic field
  10. Sun’s radiation/cosmic radiation
  11. heat/energy/particle rays
  12. Deflect

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IELTS Listening Sample Questions # Effect Of Birth Time

Given below is an audio from BBC 6 minutes English.

Answer the following questions.

Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS in your answer sheet.

  1. When was Neil born?
  2. Did Neil go to university?
  3. Based on birth records, between 1973 and 1999 what is the most common birthday in United States?
  4. According to research, are summer born babies more likely or less likely to go to university?
  5. By what percentage are summer born babies less likely to go to university?
  6. How much delay in the admission of a child is allowed if he/she is born in summer?
  7. Do the professors find the theory given by government to be practical?

ANSWER

  1. Late summer
  2. Yes
  3. 16th September
  4. less likely
  5. 20%
  6. one year
  7. no

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IELTS Listening Sample Question # Crying

Given below is an audio from BBC 6 minutes English.

Answer the following questions.

Write NO MORE THAN THREE words.

  1. What is the synonym of ‘to cry out loud’?
  2. Which film made the female lead cry?
  3. Which film made the male lead sob?
  4. Which film has won the maximum number of Oscars?
  5. What is the word used for a film that makes us cry?
  6. What are the two effects of film that make us cry?
  7. Name the movie that made even men cry?

ANSWERS

  1. burst into tears
  2. turner and hooch
  3. Kings row
  4. Ben-hur
  5. weepy
  6. visual and audio
  7. toy story 3

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