Our friend A took the IELTS test in India and remembered the following details:
Section 1. A lady talked with a person from a real estate agency.
Questions: filling in blanks on a personal details form.
Section 2. A lady talked about a university.
Questions: filling in blanks, multiple choice.
Section 3. A student and his tutor talked about a project assignment on extinct species in New Zealand, including the bird Moa.
Questions: multiple choice, match characteristics to paragraphs.
Section 4. A person talked about the history and evolution of bicycles over the years.
Questions: short-answer questions (no more than 3 words), diagram labelling.
Passage 1. About an oil refinery plant.
Questions: multiple choice, True/False/Not Given.
Passage 2. About Nicholas Kaldor employment theory. He developed the “compensation” criteria for welfare comparisons.
Questions: True/False/Not Given, summary completion.
Passage 3. About West African culture and people.
Questions: filling in blanks, True/False/Not Given.
Writing task 1 (a report)
We were given two diagrams showing the student accommodation building in 2010 and now. We had to describe and compare changes.
Writing task 2 (an essay)
In many countries today the numbers of plants and animals are declining. Why is it happening, in your opinion? What can be the solution to this situation?