IELTS Listening Sample Questions # Women’s Right

We all have heard about the different revolutions that have to happen in the past. Some were to get freedom, others were of equal right. But, do you know, when everyone was fighting for freedom, women were also fighting for their freedom. Yes, there freedom to live an independent life. This time we are listening to the BBC audio that talks about the Women’s right to vote.

The audio has been taken from BBC 6 minutes English.

Answer the following questions in NOT MORE THAN THREE WORDS.

  1. Which phrase is used to refer to people looked to by others as examples to follow?
  2. What are the women who fought for the right to vote in UK called?
  3. Which was the first country to give all women the right to vote in public elections?
  4. Which word does the speaker use to mean that you tried to persuade someone?
  5. In which year women in UK first vote?
  6. What word describes people who can vote?
  7. Who is the author of Women against the vote?
  8. Which word does the speaker use for a bad situation?
  9. What phrase does the speaker use to refer to the fact that people did things to get noticed?
  10. What word describes an unplanned meeting?
  11. Which word describes something that is aggressive or has a direct action?
  12. In which year did New Zealand, gave the women right to vote in national elections?
ANSWERS
  1. role models
  2. suffragettes
  3. New Zealand
  4. lobbied
  5. 1928
  6. electorate
  7. Julia Bush
  8. plight
  9. raise their profile
  10. impromptu
  11. militant
  12. 1893

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IELTS Listening Sample Questions # Personality Type

We all have a personality type, the one that defines who we are. It shows up in your acts, the deeds that you do. Now, there are two kinds of people : the introverts and extroverts. This time we are listening to a BBC audio that talks about the introverts.

The audio is taken from BBC 6 minutes English.

Answer the following questions in NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS.

  1. What word describes a person who is a mixture of an introvert and extrovert?
  2. Which word explains that a person is thoughtful?
  3. Who used the word extrovert for the first time?
  4. What word describes the feeling when you are very tired?
  5. What is the synonym of overpower?
  6. Which phrase means that you have carefully considered something before doing it?
  7. What kind of a doctor was Carl Jung?

Personality Type

ANSWERS
  1. ambivert
  2. reflective
  3. Carl Jung
  4. drained
  5. intimidate
  6. thought through
  7. psychatrist
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IELTS Listening Sample Questions # Egyptian Queen

Cleopatra?? This is the name most of us have heard but who is she? Yes, we do know that she was an Egyptian queen but what else. This time we are going to listen to a BBC 6 minute English audio about Cleopatra.

Answer the following questions in NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS.

  1. Who is regarded as the most famous female ruler in history?
  2. Which word means the same as noticeable?
  3. The speaker uses which synonym for main qualities?
  4. What word does the speaker uses for clever?
  5. Which word is used to refer to brother or sister?
  6. What word describes a person without pity?
  7. Which country did Cleopatra belong to?
  8. What is the strong power to attract people called?
  9. What word does the speaker uses to tell that one places too small a value on something?
  10. Which word does the speaker uses for something that is carefully planned?
  11. Which dynasty was Cleopatra part of?

EGYPTIAN QUEEN

ANSWERS
  1. Cleopatra
  2. prominent
  3. attributes
  4. wily
  5. sibling
  6. pity
  7. Macedonia
  8. charisma
  9. underrate
  10. calculated
  11. Ptolemaic dynasty

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IELTS Listening Sample Questions # Brain Tranining

The audio has been taken from BBC 6 minutes Learning English.

You can download the audio from the below link –

AUDIO

Answer the following questions in NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS.

  1. What is the ability of speaking two languages equally well called?
  2. What are the ways in which you learn to increase your memory or intelligence called?
  3. How many neurons or nerve cells are there in a typical human brain?
  4. What is the illness that occurs when blood flowing to a certain area of the brain is cut off?
  5. What are the mental skills involved with doing things like problem solving and planning called?
  6. What is the synonym of changes?
  7. What is the synonym of prevent?
  8. Which food is said to improve the cognitive performance of your brain?
  9. What is the synonym of enhance?
  10. What is the the idea of building up extra abilities to protect the brain against declining memory or thinking called?
  11. Which word is used to define something that makes your more active?

ANSWERS

  1. Bilingualism
  2. Brain training
  3. 86 billion
  4. stroke
  5. executive functions
  6. switches
  7. resist
  8. chocolate
  9. improve
  10. cognitive reserve
  11. stimulates
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