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Academic Reading: Test A sample questions

Below are sample questions from an IELTS Academic Reading test. Additional questions can be found on the Sample Question Sheet (PDF, 263 KB). Open and print Reading passage 1 (PDF, 359 KB).

6. In the nineteenth century, researches studied their own children's language.

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7. Attempts to elicit very young children's opinions about language are likely to fail.

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8. Radio microphones are used because they enable researchers to communicate with a number of children in different rooms.

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9. Many children enjoy the interaction with the researcher.

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