IELTS Listening Sample Answer # Heritage Site

The audio has been taken from BBC 6 minutes English.

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Answer the following questions in NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS

  1. Where is the Great Barrier Reef present?
  2. Which term is used to refer to sites which are considered to be at risk and need protection?
  3. Which term is used to refer to things society considers important for history and culture?
  4. Where is Grand Canyon present?
  5. Which sea creature is considered a potential threat to the Great Barrier Reef ecosystem?
  6. What is the process of extracting coal or other minerals from ground called?
  7. Which term is used to refer to the tourism that is designed to have a low impact on the local culture and environment of the place? Sustainable tourism
  8. How does Paul Crocombe do describes the Great Barrier Reef?
  9. Which word is used to refer to something that is active and capable of changing?
  10. Which word is used to refer to the ability to recover or adapt to change?

ANSWERS

  1. Australia
  2. World heritage site
  3. Heritage
  4. United States
  5. Star fish
  6. Mining
  7. Sustainable tourism
  8. Dynamic and Resilient
  9. Dynamic
  10. Resilience

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 –
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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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IELTS Listening Sample Questions # Sleepiness

There are so many times we do get bored by the dull, mundane life going around us. It could be either during a meeting, work, classes or for that matter while travelling. Some people get sleepy because of the lack of sleep they get, while others tend to get sleepy by the kind of activity they are involved in. This time we are going to listen to a BBC podcast that revolves around sleepiness.

The audio has been taken from BBC 6 minutes English.

Answer the following questions in NO MORE THAN FOUR WORDS.

  1. Which biological reason is responsible for our sleepiness and alertness?
  2. What does the word circadian mean?
  3. Which synonym does the  speaker uses for synchronize?
  4. What is the disruption caused to the circadian rhythms by high-speed travelling called?
  5. Which word does speaker uses for internal?
  6. Which word defines the back and forth movement of something?
  7. What is the normal range for the ticking o the endogenous clock in humans?
  8. What is the work outside the traditional 9 to 5 called?
  9. Which word does the speaker uses to refer to adjust?
  10. Which word does the speaker uses for short sleeps?
ANSWERS
  1. Circadian rhythms
  2. around a day
  3. adjust
  4. jet lag
  5. endogenous
  6. oscillate
  7. 23.8 to 24.8 hours
  8. shift work
  9. modulate
  10. naps

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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
ANSWERS
  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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