IELTS Listening Sample Questions # Miraculous Survival

Often in news we hear about deaths and accidents happening all over the world. But, then there are times when we get to hear about the miraculous survivals. Times where we hear that a person jumped from the 45th floor but yet managed to survive. This time we are listening to some of these miraculous survivals from BBC. What happens when the person survives. What goes on in the head and everything in between it.

Listen to the audio below :

Answer the following questions in NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS

  1. What is an experience where an individual nearly dies called?
  2. According to the BBC, what chance of survival does a human have when falling to the ground from around 3 storeys?
  3. Which term is used for a structure of interconnected pipes and boards that creates a frame or shape?
  4. What are extremely worried or upset people called?
  5. Which word means that you are holding something very tightly? clutching
  6. Which word describes that a person has escaped an accident without any injury? unscathed
  7. What word means that something has never happened before ? unprecedented
  8. Which word do people use for something with a positive outcome to a bad situation? miracle

ANSWERS

  1. near-death experience
  2. 50%
  3. scaffold
  4. distraught
  5. clutching
  6. unscathed
  7. unprecedented
  8. miracle
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IELTS Listening Sample Questions # Computer Game

COMPUTER GAME

The audio has been taken from BBC 6 minutes English. It talks about computer game.

You can download the audio from the below link –

AUDIO

Answer the following questions in NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS.

  1. Which word describes the situation when you are not able to stop something?
  2. In America, what percentage of people who play computer games are female?
  3. When you create your own characters, which word describes the situation?
  4. What is the synonym of imaginary world?
  5. The speaker uses a phrase to describe something that does not suits a person’s taste or abilities. What phrase is it?
  6. What are the games where you need to do lot of shooting called?
  7. The speaker uses a word to describe something that is unlikely to hurt or upset anyone. What word is it?
  8. Which word is used to describe the fact that a person is not able to decide?
  9. What is the meaning of for hours on end?
  10. Which word describes that something is very open and in a direct way?
  11. What is the act of someone or something sexual called?
  12. Which word describes that something is not right for a particular situation ?
  13. Which phrase is used to define other groups of people such as friends, relatives and teachers?

ANSWERS

  1. Addicted
  2. 48%
  3. role playing
  4. fantasy
  5. up my alley
  6. shoot-’em up
  7. harmless
  8. torn
  9. long time
  10. explicit content
  11. sexualisation
  12. inappropriate
  13. wider community

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IELTS Listening Sample Questions # Food and Mood

Food is one of the essentials of our lives. Although in recent times people have ignored food and have fallen prey to bad food habits, it remains one of the factors that decides the success of an individual. This time let us listen to a BBC 6 minutes audio that talks about how our food affects our mood.

Listen to the audio below and answer the following questions in NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS .

  1. How many bacterial are there in our body?
  2. Bacteria present at which part of the body decides the mental state of an individual?
  3. What is the sate of being worried or anxious called?
  4. Which is the general term for bacteria and micro organisms?
  5. What helps reduce stress in mice?
  6. Which term is used for the process of converting sugars in food into acids and alcohol?
  7. What is the best of kind according to Dr. Michael Mosley?
  8. What is the eating plan designed to lose weight called?
  9. Which phrase is used for something that is not difficult to understand?
  10. Which word is used for the stomach and other organs which digest our food?
ANSWERS
  1. 39 trillion
  2. gut
  3. anxiety
  4. germs
  5. germs
  6. fermentation
  7. Mediterranean diet
  8. diet
  9. not rocket science
  10. gut

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IELTS Listening Sample Questions # Aggression

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 FOUR WORDS.

  1. What is the word that is used to describe you when you behave in an angry way?
  2. Which phrase is used to describe something that is completely unexpected?
  3. Which word is used to describe the behavior when you refuse to smile or speak because you want people to know that you are upset?
  4. What is the person who is very sensible and in control of emotions called?
  5. What is the word used to define someone who is mentally and emotionally stable?
  6. Which word is used to talk about an opposite side to an idea?
  7. What is the opposite side of being fluffy and sympathetic?
  8. Which word is used to describe a soft animal fur or feathers on young animals or soft toys for children?
  9. Which word describes you if you are able to share or understand another person’s feeling?
  10. What is a noise or a movement that gives someone information called?
  11. Which phrase is used to define something that causes another thing to happen?
  12. What is a movement made with arms or head to give someone information called?
ANSWER
  1. aggressive
  2. out of the blue
  3. sulk
  4. well balanced
  5. grounded
  6. Flipside
  7. being aggressive
  8. fluffy
  9. empathetic
  10. signal
  11. triggers a response
  12. gesture

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