You will find different types of matching tasks in the IELTS Reading module. You may be asked to match pieces of textual or visual information to each other or to sections of a text.
An example is given below.
Example 1: Matching
Questions 5 – 10
Look at statements 5 – 10 and advertisements A – C. [...]
The reading module is the second part of the IELTS examination. It lasts 60 minutes. You will have to answer 40 questions on a variety of task types. Three or four reading passages are given.
The Academic Reading module usually has three passages; the General Training Reading module has [...]