IELTS Listening Sample Question # April Fool’s Day

April Fool’s Day

The audio given below has been taken from BBC 6 minutes English. You can download it, from the given link –
http://goo.gl/6tsuuf

Answer the following questions in NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS.

  1. In UK, on April Fool’s Day, until what time are people allowed to play joke on others?
  2. What are the kind of jokes in which one plays a trick on someone to make them look silly?
  3. What is the meaning of hoax?
  4. Which word describes the situation when the media people play a joke on its audience?
  5. Which word describes the story that is not true?
  6. Which phrasal verb is used to tell that often people accept things which are not even true?
  7. Kate uses a word to describe people who can easily be persuaded. What is it?
  8. Which newspaper ran the story about the spaghetti tree?
  9. What is a person who plans tricks on other people called?
  10. In which year did BBC played the prank of radio smelling on people?

April Fool's Day
ANSWERS

  1. midday
  2. Practical Jokes
  3. Practical Jokes
  4. Media hoax
  5. spoof story
  6. taken in by
  7. Gullible
  8. Panorama
  9. Prankster
  10. 1965

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