IELTS Listening Sample Questions # Craze Off

There was a time people went crazy over the Bermuda pants, cocaine, break dancing and so much more. Soon these fads wore off and new came up. But, what makes these fads to go off and new ones to arrive. What makes the craze off? This time we are going to listen to a BBC audio that talks about the crazy fads, their arrival and why they just went off. Why do some things become craze for people while others just don’t make that impact on lives.

The audio has been taken from BBC 6 minutes English.



Answer the following questions in NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS.

  1. In which game do the players have to catch the virtual monsters?
  2. Which two words are used to define a sudden and widespread enthusiasm for something that lasts for only a short time?
  3. What term is used to define the situation when a digital information is layered on top of a smartphone?
  4. What is the best selling toy of all time?
  5. Which term is used to describe how people get influenced by their peers to adopt certain behaviors?
  6. What acronym is used for the fear of missing out?
  7. Which word describes the first model of a machine from which others develop things?
  8. Which country did the inventory of the Rubik’s cube belong to? Hungary
  1. Pokemon Go
  2. craze, fad
  3. Augmented reality
  4. Rubik Cube
  5. Herd mentaility
  6. FOMO
  7. Prototype
  8. Hungary


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