Two IELTS test takers from India and Kenya (thanks, M and O!) had apparently identical questions in the writing test. Here are the details they remembered:
Writing task 1 (a report)
We were given a line graph that was showing information about the use of renewable energy in six different countries from 1976 to 2006.
Writing task 2 (an essay)
The best way to reduce poverty in developing countries is by giving up to 6 years of free education to children, so that they can at least read, write and use numbers. To what extent do you agree or disagree with the statement?
– What is your full name?
– Can I see your ID?
– Where are you from?
– Do you work or study?
– Why did you choose this subject?
– Do you prefer to study individually or in a group?
– How do people usually show their happiness?
Cue Card 1
Describe a skill that you learnt in your childhood. Please say
– What is it?
– How did you learn it?
– Do you still use it?
Cue Card 2
Describe a favorite toy that you had in your childhood. Please say
– What was it?
– Who gave it to you and when?
– Do you still have it?
– What is the difference between toys 20 years ago and now?
– What toys do children prefer these days?