IELTS Listening Sample Questions # Brain Tranining

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

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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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IELTS Listening Sample Question # Old Tech

The audio has been taken from BBC 6 minutes English.

OLD TECH

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Answer the following following questions in NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS.

  1. Which word refers to going back to style and fashion from past?
  2. What plastic is used to make records?
  3. What are the plastic cases with audio tape on reels inside them called?
  4. What is the one word for a new rise?
  5. How many records were sold in the UK in 2014?
  6. Which word describes thinking about past with a mixture of warm feelings and sadness?
  7. How does Jacqueline Springer refers to the cassette tapes?
  8. What is the plastic computer disk used for storing data called?

ANSWER

  1. retro
  2. Vinyl
  3. cassette tapes
  4. resurgence
  5. 1 million
  6. nostalgia
  7. audio love letters
  8. Floppy disk

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IELTS Listening Sample Questions # Three Parent Baby

THREE PARENT BABY

The audio has been taken from BBC 6 minutes English. It talks about the concept of three parent baby.

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Answer the following questions in NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS.

  1. The What is the chemical structure that defines somebody’s characteristics called? DNA
  2. Which word describes the situation in which something does not works?
  3. What is the science of how living creatures pass their characteristics to their offspring called?
  4. Which animal do the humans have their DNA similar to?
  5. The speaker speaks about the similarity between the DNA of humans and bananas. How much are they similar?
  6. The speaker uses a word to describe the technique never used in the past? Which phrase is it?
  7. What are the structures that work like energy factories in our cells called?
  8. What are the babies whose characteristics like height, sex, hair and eye color are created in order called?
  9. The speaker uses an expression to express that something is amazing. What is it?

ANSWERS

  1. DNA
  2. faulty
  3. Genetics
  4. monkeys
  5. 50%
  6. pioneering
  7. mitochondria
  8. designer babies
  9. mind-boggling

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Causes Of Diabetes # IELTS Listening

CAUSES OF DIABETES

The audio has been taken from BBC 6 minutes English. The audio talks about the causes of diabetes.

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Answer the following questions in NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS.

  1. How many spoons of sugar is in a can of Cola?
  2. In which is the body not able to control the amount of glucose or sugar in the blood?
  3. The speaker uses a phrase to refer to something that is increasing at an alarming rate. What is it?
  4. Which kind of diabetes causes diseases like obesity?
  5. How many people suffer from diabetes all over the world?
  6. There exists a food that gets changed from its natural state by either freezing it or re-hydrating. What is it?
  7. The speaker uses a term for the growth of cities and towns. Which term is it?
  8. What is something that changes over time called?
  9. Which is the point where making small changes does not make a big impact?
  10. How much money is being spent in present time over diabetes?
ANSWER
  1. 6
  2. Diabetes
  3. on the rise
  4. diabetes 2
  5. 413 million
  6. Processed food
  7. Urbanization
  8. Continuum
  9. tipping point
  10. $827 bn
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