IELTS test in Nepal – November 2018 (Academic Module)

Our friend A took the IELTS test in Nepal and remembered the following Reading and Writing topics and questions:

Reading testIELTS test in Nepal

Passage 1. About lie detection techniques such as polygraph and a computerised system that uses a simple video camera, a high-resolution thermal imaging sensor and reads the person’s facial and eye expression changes to consider whether the person is telling the truth or lying.

Questions: complete sentences, True/False/Not Given.

Passage 2. Comparison of ants and certain animals. How they teach the young generation.
Questions: multiple choice, True/False/Not Given, match statement to scientists.

Passage 3. About snow avalanches in the Alps area.
Questions: filling in blanks, match information to paragraphs.

Writing test

Writing task 1 (a report)

We were given a line graph showing modes of transport used by tourists in percentages, in order to travel in a particular country.

Writing task 2 (an essay)

Some people believe that physical fitness of strong individuals and teams is the reason for most sports achievements. Others, however, think that mental attitude is more important. Discuss both views and give your own opinion.

IELTS Speaking test in India – November 2018

M took the IELTS Speaking test in India and remembered the following questions:

Speaking testIELTS test in India


– What is your full name?
– Can I see your ID?
– Where are you from?
– Do you work or study?
– Describe the education system in your hometown.
– Would you like to improve it?
– How would you do it?
– How often do you buy shoes?
– Do you have a favourite pair of shoes?
– Did you buy shoes online?
– How often do you go to public parks?
– Do parks in your hometown need improvements?
– Should parks have more open space or better facilities?
– Why do you think so?

Cue Card

Talk about an interesting discussion or conversation you were involved in. Please say

– What and when was it?
– Who were you talking with?
– How did you feel after that?


– Is it important to be a good listener?
– What is the best way to remember the main idea of a discussion?
– What professions require experience in public speaking?
– Is confidence the most important trait for public speaking?



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