International English Language Testing SySTEM (IELTS)

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International English Language Testing System (IELTS) - Quiz

This test is normally taken by international students as a proficiency for English language for non-native. Take a quiz and learn about IELTS


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Established in the 90s, this international exam for the English Language non-native has gained ground and become the most popular high stakes English certificate across the globe, when did it start?

    • A.

      1995

    • B.

      1990

    • C.

      1989

    • D.

      1899

    Correct Answer
    C. 1989
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 1989. The question states that the international exam for the English Language non-native has gained ground and become the most popular high stakes English certificate across the globe. This implies that the exam has been around for some time and has gained popularity over the years. Since the options provided are all in the 90s or earlier, the only logical option is 1989.

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  • 2. 

    This exam is now taken across the world with centers almost in all English speaking and non-English speaking countries, how many centers do IELTS has globally?

    • A.

      1100

    • B.

      1200

    • C.

      900

    • D.

      1000

    Correct Answer
    A. 1100
    Explanation
    The question asks for the number of centers that IELTS has globally. The correct answer is 1100, indicating that IELTS has 1100 centers worldwide.

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  • 3. 

    This examination is now used as the benchmark for English language proficiency, how many organization does it have worldwide?

    • A.

      8000

    • B.

      7500

    • C.

      8500

    • D.

      9000

    Correct Answer
    D. 9000
    Explanation
    The given answer, 9000, suggests that the examination is used as a benchmark for English language proficiency by 9000 organizations worldwide. This indicates that a large number of organizations recognize and rely on this examination to assess individuals' English language skills.

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  • 4. 

    IELTS testing materials are written by international teams of writers from different English-speaking countries, hence its content reflects real life situations? Who owns this test

    • A.

      British Council and IDP Education Australia

    • B.

      IDP Education Australia

    • C.

      UK Education Board

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. British Council and IDP Education Australia
    Explanation
    The correct answer is British Council and IDP Education Australia. This is because the IELTS testing materials are written by international teams of writers from different English-speaking countries, which reflects real-life situations. The British Council and IDP Education Australia jointly own and manage the IELTS test.

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  • 5. 

    The speaking part of the IELTS test is a one-to-one assessment with a real person and not a computer, a candidate naturally will converse with an examiner who will effectively evaluate yours?

    • A.

      Analytical Skill

    • B.

      Reasoning Skill

    • C.

      Language Skill

    • D.

      Spatial Skills

    Correct Answer
    C. Language Skill
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Language Skill. In the speaking part of the IELTS test, candidates engage in a conversation with an examiner. This requires them to effectively use their language skills to communicate and express their thoughts and ideas. The examiner evaluates the candidate's ability to use appropriate vocabulary, grammar, and pronunciation, as well as their fluency and coherence in speaking. Therefore, the language skill is crucial in this assessment.

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  • 6. 

    This examination has grown so globally that it has been broken into parts, depending on what a candidate is enrolled for, it differs in content and address different target group, how many parts was it broken into?

    • A.

      5

    • B.

      2

    • C.

      3

    • D.

      4

    Correct Answer
    C. 3
    Explanation
    The examination has been broken into three parts based on the candidate's enrollment and target group. This suggests that there are different versions or sections of the examination that cater to specific groups or subjects.

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  • 7. 

    This particular IELTS is designed for people who want to attend study programmes at universities and other institutions of higher education which are taught in English, which IELTS is this designed for?

    • A.

      Writing

    • B.

      Aptitude

    • C.

      Speaking

    • D.

      Academics

    Correct Answer
    D. Academics
    Explanation
    This IELTS test is specifically designed for individuals who wish to pursue study programs at universities and other higher education institutions that are taught in English. It assesses their ability to understand and use complex academic language, as well as their reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills in an academic context.

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  • 8. 

    Another IELTS is a good choice for a candidate that is looking to migrate to an English-speaking country and work there while studying simultaneously, which part of IELTS is this?

    • A.

      General Training

    • B.

      Aptitude

    • C.

      Reading and Speaking

    • D.

      Writing

    Correct Answer
    A. General Training
    Explanation
    The General Training part of the IELTS is suitable for candidates who are planning to migrate to an English-speaking country and work there while studying simultaneously. This part of the test focuses on everyday communication skills and workplace contexts, which are essential for individuals who want to live and work in an English-speaking environment.

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  • 9. 

    This part of IELTS is aimed at testing for UK Visas and immigration, it’s appropriate for a candidate that is looking to migrate or obtain citizenship in the United Kingdom, which type of IELTS is this?

    • A.

      Reading and Vocational

    • B.

      Life Skills

    • C.

      Speaking

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    B. Life Skills
    Explanation
    This part of IELTS is aimed at testing for UK Visas and immigration, indicating that it is specifically designed for individuals who are planning to migrate or obtain citizenship in the United Kingdom. Therefore, the correct answer is "Life Skills" as it aligns with the purpose of this particular IELTS test.

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  • 10. 

    IELTS is accepted by most Australian, British, Canadian and New Zealand academic institutions and by various professional organization across the world, how many academic institutions accepted this test in the United States?

    • A.

      Over 1500

    • B.

      Over 2500

    • C.

      Over 2,000

    • D.

      Over 3000

    Correct Answer
    D. Over 3000
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "over 3000." This means that more than 3000 academic institutions in the United States accept the IELTS test. This indicates that the IELTS test is widely recognized and accepted by a large number of educational institutions in the United States.

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