Below are the IELTS questions from recent exams in Pakistan and Greece. The two exams were held on the same day and the questions were identical, thank-you to J, N and V for sharing.
Part 1. A conversation between two people about a holiday prize.
Questions: 2 questions were fill in the blanks, 5 questions were multiple choice (instead of fill in the blanks that we are used to) and 3 questions were ‘choose 3 items from 7’.
Part 2. A map with questions on it.
Part 3. Two students were talking about academic subjects.
Questions: multiple choice, sentence completion.
Part 4. A scientist was talking about a plant.
Questions: 10 fill in the blanks.
Note: We had 45 seconds to check the answers at the end of every Part.
Passage 1. Floods in the Great Canyon.
Questions: True/False/Not Given, fill in the blanks.
Passage 2. Schools in Msekeni in Africa.
Questions: matching headings to paragraphs, fill in the blanks, match a writer to information.
Passage 3. Innovation in companies and fears.
Questions: matching paragraphs to sentences, True/False/Not Given, multiple choice.
Writing task 1 (a report)
We received two pie charts with information about vehicle exports by a company in three years (1996, 2006 and 2016). We were asked to report the main features and compare/contrast where possible.
Writing Task 2 (an essay)
Many people believe that individuals are responsible for their own happiness, while others think happiness is dependent on other external factors. Discuss both views and include your own opinion. Give reasons for your answer and examples from your experience.