IELTS Listening Sample Questions # Group Think


The audio has been taken from BBC 6 minutes learning English. It talks about the ways in which group think.

You can download the audio from the below link –

Answer the following questions in NO MORE THAN FOUR WORDS.
  1. The speaker describes the coffee which has its caffeine removed using a word. What is it?
  2. Speaker uses a term to describe the type of bad decisions one makes in a group? Which term is it?
  3. What is the synonym of against?
  4. In which story by Hans Christian Andersen does a young boy dare to tell the truth when everyone else goes along with an obvious lie?
  5. What is the behavior that is the same as the way most other people people behave called?
  6. The speaker uses a word to explain that the person has given up? What is it?
  7. The speaker uses a phrase to mean, “agreeing with something”. What is the phrase?
  8. The speaker uses a phrase for strong determination. Which phrase is it?
  9. What is the force that keeps something going once it has started called?
  10. Which word is used to describe the person who thinks and behaves differently from other people called?


  1.  decaffeinated coffee
  2. groupthink
  3. contrary
  4. The Emperor’s New Clothes
  5. Conformity
  6. fold
  7. going along with
  8. will of steel
  9. momentum
  10. non conformist

IELTS Listening Sample Questions # Multiple Careers

We are living in times when people are having more than one jobs. With internet coming at pace, there are so many other jobs that people are being offered online. So, a person who is possibly a good coder does not end up working only for a company. He/she has the option of having some more income online. This time we are listening to a BBC 6 minute English audio that talks about multiple careers.

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

  1. What is the case for carrying large pictures called?
  2. Which profession people had the surname Bond?
  3. What is a person who makes violin called?
  4. What is a person who starts and runs business called?
  5. Which adjectives describes someone who does the same thing again and again?
  6. What is a job at a big organisation, company or corporation called?
  1. portfolio
  2. peasant farmers
  3. Luthier
  4. Entrepreneur
  5. serial
  6. corporate


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