IELTS test in India in November 2011 (Academic module)

The following questions were asked on an IELTS (Academic Module) test held in India in November 2011. Source (

IELTS Writing

Task 1

The writing task 1 was to write a report based on a comparative bar chart. Students can spend 20 minutes on this task. They have to write at least 150 words.

Writing task 2 (Essay)

School teachers have greater influence on the intellectual and social development of their students than parents. Do you agree or disagree.

You have to write at least 250 words. You can spend 40 minutes on this task.

IELTS Speaking test


Where do you live?

What do you like about your apartment?

Is there anything that you want to change about your apartment?

Which school did you go to?

How did you commute between your home and school?

Do you think that computers improve the efficiency of workers?

Cue Card

Speak about a musical event you recently went to. Please say:

Why you liked or disliked that event?

How did you hear about that event?

Do you go to such events often?


What is the importance of music in culture?

Do you think international music has influenced traditional music?

Do you think musicians can be the brand ambassadors of their country?

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