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  1. IELTS Academic reading structure
  2. IELTS General reading structure
  3. IELTS Reading scores
  4. Question Types in IELTS Reading
    Question Types in IELTS Reading Exam
  5. Academic Reading Tests
    IELTS Academic Reading Practice Test 1
    3 Exams
  6. IELTS Academic Reading Practice Test 2
    3 Exams
  7. IELTS Academic Reading Practice Test 3
    3 Exams
  8. General Training Reading Tests
    IELTS General Reading Practice Test 1
    3 Exams
  9. General Overview
    General Overview of IELTS Reading Section
  10. Master Note Taking question on IELTS Reading
  11. Matching Heading question on IELTS Reading section
  12. Matching Features question on IELTS Reading
  13. True / False / Not Given question on IELTS Reading section
  14. Summary Completion question on IELTS Reading
  15. Table completion question on IELTS Reading section
  16. Flow Chart Completion Question in IELTS Reading section
  17. A step by step guide to improve Reading Skills
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Question Types in IELTS Reading Exam

You may wonder how many types of questions in IELTS Reading exam. In this lesson, you will know the different question types in IELTS Reading Exam.

Question Types in IELTS Reading test
Question Types in IELTS Reading test

Question Types in IELTS Reading Exam

Below are the main types of questions found in the Reading module.

1) Multiple choice questions

These are the types of questions to which you must give the correct answer from the options provided, which are written in capital letters ABC. This type of question tests your ability to understand detailed and specific information.

2) Information identification questions

These are the types of questions that require you to determine whether the given information is true or not. This type of question tests your ability to clearly understand what is being said in the text.

3) Information matching

These types of questions require you to find specific information and put it where it should be. You must clearly understand the text and be able to understand each paragraph and what information it contains.

4) Head Matching

These questions require you to select a heading from the given headings and match each of them to paragraphs.

5) Sentence completion

In this type of question, you see an incomplete sentence. You must fill it in with words taken from the text. You need to quickly match the incomplete text to a certain place in the original text so that you can find the correct answer.

6) Summary completion

You will be given a summary of the text. You must complete this part by selecting words from a text with a given maximum number of words.

7) Features matching

This type of question requires you to find specific information about given objects and match it. For example, you may be given different people who discovered different things at different times. Now you need to compare who discovered what and at what time. You need to be very careful when matching.

8) Matching sentence endings

Part of the sentence is selected from the text. What you need to do here is just find where it came from, complete the sentence, and you have the correct answer!

9) Short answer questions

Here you need to be especially careful! This is a question that assumes that you will answer the question based on the given facts in the text. Also, you need to check the word count because you are limited. The maximum number of words is always specified.

10) Matching information

All you have to do is find some given information and put it where it fits

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