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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