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Question types of IELTS Reading Section

Reading Section question types

Today I want to talk about question types of the reading section. There are many question types in the reading section. If you know all the types and practice you will feel relax in the exam.

1.Choosing the most suitable heading for a passage

You will be given a few headings for a paragraph or a passage. You have to find the best heading due to the main idea. You should read carefully and try to understand the main idea. Afterwards, you have to check headings quickly and find the most suitable one for the passage.

2.Completing Summary of Paragraph

You will be given a summary with a gap. You have to find the best sentences to fill it for the summary. You should read carefully and understand the main information of the paragraph.

3.True , False or Not Given

You will be given a few statement or information from a paragraph. You have to chose if they true , false or not given.

4.Yes, No or Not Given

It is almost same with 3rd type question. You will be given a few information. You should decide if the information is found in the paragraph or not.

5.Completing Sentences

You will be given a few sentences with a gap. You have to choose the most suitable word to fill the gap. You also will be given words to use.

6.Choosing the best Title

As you can guess the type of question, you should find the most suitable title for a passage or a paragraph. You have to read and understand the main idea of the reading passage.

7.Completing a Table

It is almost the same type as the 5th. It is like completing a sentences question. The only difference is you have to complete a table. You will be given a table with some information. You should read a passage to fill the gaps on the table.

8.Completing a Flowchart

As same as with the 7th type you have to fill gaps on a flowchart. You should read the passage carefully and try to find answers for the flowchart.

All of these types of questions are assessing your reading and understanding ability of English. To practice all of them, you have to find Cambridge IELTS preparation books. In the next articles, I will give you some links to download the books for practice. Do not forget to follow us.

Good Luck.

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