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IELTS test in Sri Lanka – August 2021 (Academic Module)

Many thanks to the lovely K.R. from Sri Lanka who shared the following questions from a recent IELTS test:

Listening test

Part 1. A discussion between two people about an event taking place in a city.
Questions: fill in the blanks in a table with missing information related to times, venues and remarks.

Part 2. About a museum established on a Missouri River steam boat, dating back to the 16th century.
Questions: multiple choice questions.

Part 3. A lecturer and two students were discussing music.
Questions: multiple choice questions.

Part 4. A lecture on outdoor advertising.
Questions: fill in the blanks.

Reading test

Passage 1. Research into behaviours of butterflies.
Questions: True/False/Not Given, fill in the blanks.

Passage 2. How humidity works and the application of this process to greenhouses.
Questions: True/False/Not Given, labelling a diagram of a greenhouse in a dessert described in the paragraph.

Passage 3. Corporate social responsibility.
Questions: matching headings to paragraphs, multiple choice questions.

Writing test

Writing task 1 (a report)

We were given a table describing the advertising expenditure of 4 main car manufacturers in the UK. It showed advertising costs percentages by different types of advertising e.g., press, TV, outdoor, newspaper and radio.

Writing task 2 (an essay)

Some people say that to benefit the development of a child, the mother and father should take parenting classes. To what extent you agree or disagree with this statement?

2 thoughts on “IELTS test in Sri Lanka – August 2021 (Academic Module)”

  1. In sri Lanka 05th 08 2023

    Task 1
    3 pie charts depic about rates of selling books by a sellsman over 3 year period.

    Task 2
    Full-time university students spend a lot of time studying. Some say they should do other activities too.

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