IELTS General Reading Practice Test

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The IELTS general reading module comprises 3 sections and 40 questions to be completed in 60 minutes. In the given 1 hour you will be reading the 3 reading passages and answering the questions. The general reading test consists of 14 question types. You can attempt our IELTS general reading practice test to understand the reading test format, question types and the ways to solve them.

There are 3 IELTS general reading practice tests given in this article to help you in preparing for your general IELTS test. These practice questions are framed as per the actual IELTS general test. You must complete the given test within the time limit and can verify your answers instantly.  

IELTS General Reading Mock Test

According to an internal survey conducted among the IELTS trainers, 90% of them feel that attempting the IELTS general reading mock test will be helpful in scoring the required band score. These mock tests will help you in getting familiarized with the actual IELTS general reading test and give you a clear idea about the various question types used in the reading section. Try the  IELTS general reading mock test given in this article to evaluate your preparation progress. 

Check out the IELTS general reading tips 

All about the IELTS general reading test

S no  Particulars IELTS general reading test
1 Number of sections 3
2
Total number of questions
40
3 Total marks

40 (1 mark for each correct answer)

4
Band score
1-9
5
Number of question types 
14
6
Task duration

60 minutes (1 hour)

If you are preparing for your reading test, you can try the following IELTS general reading practice test with answers. Evaluate your answers to check your question type understanding and your weakness in solving the IELTS general reading practice test.

Instructions to the Candidates

The instructions given below are the common instructions given in the actual IELTS general reading test. Our online IELTS general reading practice test is framed based on the actual IELTS reading test. 

  • You should not open the question paper until you are asked to open.
  • Write your name and the candidate number in the top left corner of the page.
  • Read the given instruction carefully for each section.
  • Answer all the given questions.
  • Use a pencil to write all the answers in the answer sheet.
  • You must answer the questions within the time limit. 

Each given IELTS general reading practice questions have three reading sections with 40 questions. Each section will contain 12-15 questions to test your overall reading proficiency. Try to complete the tests within 60 minutes and evaluate your answers with the sample answers provided. 

IELTS general reading Practice test 1

Here you can check the IELTS general reading practice test 1 answers 

IELTS general reading Practice test 2

Here you can check the IELTS general reading practice test 2 answers 

IELTS general reading Practice test 3

Here you can check the IELTS general reading practice test 3 answers 

IELTS general Reading Mock test based on question type

Solving these IELTS general reading mock tests based on the question type, will guide you in understanding the individual question types. The skills required for clearing this mock tests include, 

  • Skimming and scanning
  • Paraphrasing and summarizing
  • Keyword identification
  • Reading for specific detail
  • Identifying the main idea and the supporting details
  • Strong vocabulary skills.

For detailed explanation about the question type you can visit our IELTS general reading question type page

Attempting the given IELTS general reading mock test based on the question type, will help you in enhancing your reading skills

S no IELTS general reading mock tests based on the question types
1 IELTS general reading matching headings mock test
2
IELTS general reading locating information mock test
3
IELTS general reading true false not given mock test
4 IELTS general reading multiple choice questions mock test
5

IELTS general reading summary completion mock test

6 IELTS general reading matching sentence endings mock test
7 IELTS general reading matching features mock test
8 IELTS general reading sentence completion mock test
9
IELTS general reading note completion mock test
10 IELTS general reading flow chart completion mock test
11 IELTS general reading yes no not given mock test
12

IELTS general reading table completion mock test

13 IELTS general reading short answer questions mock test


IELTS General reading Practice test based on question type

The IELTS general reading practice test based on question types consists of practice questions that will help in acknowledging your knowledge gap with each question type and perfect your time management skills. Make use of the below given IELTS general reading practice test online to build your reading stamina and to learn the strategies in solving the questions. 

S no IELTS general reading Practice tests based on the question types
1 IELTS general reading matching headings practice test
2 IELTS general reading locating information practice test
3 IELTS general reading true false not given practice test
4 IELTS general reading multiple choice questions practice test
5 IELTS general reading summary completion practice test
6 IELTS general reading matching sentence endings practice test
7 IELTS general reading matching features practice test
8 IELTS general reading sentence completion practice test
9 IELTS general reading note completion practice test
10 IELTS general reading flow chart completion practice test
11 IELTS general reading yes no not given practice test
12 IELTS general reading table completion practice test
13 IELTS general reading short answer questions practice test


For more exercises, click IELTS general reading exercise with answer

Summary

We hope the given IELTS general reading practice test and the mock test have been helpful in your IELTS general reading preparation. Solving these questions will boost your confidence in solving the IELTS general reading questions and to attain a high IELTS general reading score. 

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