IELTS test in Qatar – August 2015 (Academic Module)

Our friend R took the IELTS test in Qatar and remembered the following questions:

Reading testIELTS test in Qatar

Passage 1. Different methods to calculate carbon footprint.
Passage 2. About Greek coins.
Passage 3. Findings of a study conducted on monkeys and humans.

Writing test

Writing task 1 (a report)

We were given two graphs showing the percentage of people born in Australia and outside Australia, living in cities, towns and rural areas in 1950 and 2010.

Writing task 2 (an essay)

Many developed countries are giving financial aid to the poor countries. However, this could not solve the problem of poverty in these nations and so other types of help are needed. To what extent do you agree or disagree?

Speaking test


– What is your name?
– Where are you from?
– Where are you living now?
– Do you like the place the you live in now?
– Are there any shops close to your home?
– Do you like weekends?
– What do you do on weekends?
– Do you like to study on weekends?
– What did you do last weekend?
– Have you been to any museums?
– Do you find museums useful?
– Do you like to visit museums with friends or alone?
– Would you like to work in a museum if you had a chance?

Cue card

Talk about a family event you attended in your childhood, please say:
– what was the event?
– what was your age then?
– what did you do on that day?


– Do you think that childhood is the preparatory phase for adulthood?
– When is a person considered an adult in your country?
– Do you think that children today are growing faster than in the past?
– Do you think that there is too much pressure on children now?
– What can the society do to help a child grow up and become a responsible adult?
– Do you think that people today are materialistic?
– Do you think it is a positive development?

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