IELTS Listening Sample Questions # Ban On Gum


The audio below has been taken from BBC 6 minutes learning English. The audio talks about gums and should their be ban on gum.

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Answer the following questions in NO MORE THAN FOUR WORDS.

  1. The speaker uses a word to describe something that is annoying to other people. Which word is it?
  2. When did the Singapore government outlaw chewing gum?
  3. The speaker uses a phrase to refer to something illegal.What is it?
  4. Which material gum did Ancient Greek chewed?
  5. The speaker uses a word to refer to people who are friendlier and easier to talk. Which word is it?
  6. Which word is used as a synonym of getting rid of ?
  7. What word describes the condition when one thing joins firmly with the other?
  8. Which word describes something that requires lot of people to do it ?
  9. The phrase that has been used to refer to things that are very similar is ?
  10. What is the synonym of break down?
  11. What is the small round ball of something that has become hard called?


  1. anti-social
  2. 1992
  3. to outlaw
  4. resin
  5. approachable
  6. dispose
  7. chemical bond
  8. labor intensive
  9. two of a kind
  10. degrades
  11. pellet