We are grateful to N. who recently took the IELTS test in Nepal and remembered these questions:
Part 1. Accommodation booking over the phone.
Questions: fill in the blanks.
Part 2. Description of different facilities provided by a school, such as theater, museum and shows that will be shown for the first time.
Questions: multiple choice, map labelling.
Part 3. A discussion between students about two books on critical thinking.
Questions: fill in the blanks (3 words).
Part 4. A lecture about the meaning of the term ‘Digital Immigrants’.
Questions: multiple choice, match authors to paragraphs.
Passage 1. About exercises that are helpful for brain development.
Questions: fill in the blanks (2 words), multiple choice, True/False/Not Given.
Passage 2. About the main principles of lean production.
Questions: fill in the blanks, match headings to paragraphs.
Passage 3. About the phenomenon of yawning.
Questions: fill in the blanks, multiple choice, True/False/Not Given.
Writing task 1 (a report)
We were given a line graph showing the average monthly cost of four mobile providers in one European country, from January to September 2012. We had to summarize the information by selecting and reporting main features.
Writing task 2 (an essay)
Many people believe that family has the strongest influence on a child’s development, while others believe that external factors such as television, friends and music play a big role. Discuss both views and give your own opinion.