IELTS Listening Sample Questions # Food Bank

The audio has been taken from BBC 6 minutes English. You can even download the audio from the given link –

Answer the following questions in NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS

  1.  How many British people are estimated to have used food banks?
  2. In which year did the financial crisis took place in Britain?
  3. In which year were the cut offs to the welfare system made?
  4. What is the phrase being used to talk about underemployment?
  5. Which phrase is used to mean “unlimited access”?
  6. What is the meaning of limited stocks?
  7. Which term is used to refer to people who want something for nothing?
  8. Which term is used to refer to a food in a can that needs to be only heated?

ANSWERS

  1. 500,000.
  2. 2008
  3. 2013
  4. zero-hours contracts
  5. open door
  6. shortage of goods
  7. scrounger
  8. tinned ready meals

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IELTS Listening Sample Questions # Teenage Brain

The audio has been taken from BBC 6 minutes English.

You can download the audio from the below link –

AUDIO

Answer the following questions in NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS

  1. What is a sweatshirt with a hood called?
  2. What part of the brain is connected with basic emotions?
  3. Which term describes the situation when you have to stay at school after the day to do some extra work?
  4. What are sudden changes of mood called?
  5. What are the chemicals in the body that stimulate cells and organs into action?
  6. What is the age when we start becoming adults?
  7. Which part of the brain kicks you to taking risk?
  8. Which part of the brain stops you from taking risk?
  9. What is the synonym of “slows down”?
  10. What is the other way of saying clever?
  11. When someone copies a style in an exaggerated way to make others laugh, what is it called?
  12. Which phrase is used to say that you are talking evil or threatening about someone?

ANSWER

  1. hoody
  2. limbic system
  3. detention
  4. mood swings
  5. harmones
  6. adolescence
  7. limbic system
  8. pre-frontal cortex
  9. inhibit
  10. brainy
  11. parody
  12. to demonize

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IELTS Listening Sample Questions # Outernet

The audio has been taken from BBC 6 minutes English. You can download the audio from the given link –

Answer the following questions in NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS

  1. Which phrase has been used to mean isolated?
  2. What is the device called that stores books from the interenet and lets you read it even when you don’t have access to internet?
  3. What is the proportion of the world’s population that still has no internet access?
  4. What is the person who makes their own money called?
  5. Which word means that you send out signals or program?
  6. What is the synonym of drawback?
  7. Which word is used to symbolize that something is not connected to the internet?
  8. What is the other way of saying two-way?
  9. What is the right to use material without paying any fees called?
  10. Which word is used to refer to a tall metal tower?

ANSWERS

  1. cut off
  2. e-reader
  3. two thirds
  4. entrepreneur
  5. Broadcast
  6. disadvantage
  7. offline
  8. bi-directional
  9. copyright -free
  10. masts

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IELTS Listening Sample Questions # Computers

The world has changed and so are the means of working. Gone are the days when everything that we did was manual. Right from the grocery stores to the way we learned. We are now in the age of computers and everything from the way we learn to the way we communicate and do business is all on computers. What amazes the world the most is that computers have the power to change the world and in so many ways it is doing it as well. This time we are listening to a BBC audio that talks about the computers and their impact on our lives.

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

  1. What is the ability of machines to copy human intelligent behavior called?
  2. What is the set of steps the computer follows in order to solve a problem called?
  3. Which computer beat the world champion of chess Gary Kasparov using algorithms?
  4. What is the guess based on knowledge and experience and therefore more likely to be correct called?
  5. Which word is used for someone or something that has limits on what it can do?
  6. What is something very new and advanced called?
  7. Which company built the AI that beat the world chess champion?
ANSWERS
  1. artificial intelligence
  2. algorithm
  3. Deep Blue
  4. educated guess
  5. limitations
  6. cutting edge
  7. IBM
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