IELTS Reading Practice Test

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Prepare for your IELTS reading test with the help of our IELTS reading practice test. These practice tests will help you in understanding the actual IELTS reading test and the methods to answer each question type. Our IELTS reading practice test will cover all the 14 different question types and the reading passages chosen will help you in improving your English language skills.

The IELTS reading test is used to assess your reading skills through various comprehensive questions. The reading module consists of 3 sections with 1 reading passage each. You have to read the 2400-2600 words passage and answer the questions given below. There are 14 types of questions in the IELTS reading section. You have to answer the reading section within 60 minutes. The IELTS reading practice test given in this article will help you in getting familiar with the reading section and the question types. 

IELTS Reading Mock Test

Attempting an IELTS reading mock test will make you confident in answering the IELTS reading section. This will give you a better perspective of the question types and the way it will be presented in the actual test. The IELTS reading mock test can be used to evaluate your performance level and improve your scores. While attempting these IELTS reading practice tests, try answering the questions within the time limit of 60 minutes. This will help you in managing your time in the final IELTS test. 

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All about the IELTS reading test

S no Particulars
IELTS 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
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Task duration

60 minutes (1 hour)


Instructions to the Candidates

The following points are common instructions given in the IELTS test.

  • The question paper must be opened only after the examiners instruction
  • The candidate name and the number must be written correctly in the spaces available in the page top.
  • Instruction for each part of the test must be read carefully.
  • Answers must be written for all the questions
  • Answers must be written in the answer sheet using a pencil.
  • The answer sheet must be completed within the stipulated time limit.

IELTS reading practice test with answer

Try these IELTS reading practice tests with answers to acquire a wide range of reading skills. The reading passages and the questions are framed by the IELTS expert. These IELTS reading practice tests with answers have helped a number of students to improve their band scores. 

IELTS reading Practice test 1

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IELTS reading Practice test 2

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IELTS reading Practice test 3

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IELTS academic reading practice test

The IELTS academic reading practice test given below will be helping the candidates who are aiming to go abroad for higher education. The practice test is designed to give a clear insight of how academic reading sections will be presented in the actual test. By solving these IELTS academic reading practice tests you will be able to identify your doubts and clear them at the earliest. Try solving the given practice test within 60 minutes. The reading passages used will be taken from the books, journals, publications and articles related to the educational background.

IELTS academic reading Practice test 1

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IELTS academic reading Practice test 2

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IELTS academic reading Practice test 3

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IELTS general reading practice test

If you are planning to travel abroad for job opportunities and migrating purposes, you can take our IELTS general reading practice test. The passages used in this test are related to work survival, social survival and general topics. This test is comparatively easier than the academic reading module. However, you need to have regular practice to score high in the reading sections. These IELTS general reading practice tests will help you in attaining your targeted score. 

IELTS general reading Practice test 1

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IELTS general reading Practice test 2

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IELTS general reading Practice test 3

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IELTS Reading practice test based on question type

The IELTS reading practice test based on the question types is given to help you in finding your potential in solving each question type. In the reading section there are 14 types of comprehension types used to assess your overall reading skills. You have to read the passage and answer the given questions with the texts taken from the passage. For detailed explanation about the question type you can visit our IELTS reading question type page.

The practice test for individual question types is given below for your reference. 

IELTS reading matching headings questions

IELTS reading locating information questions

IELTS reading true false not given questions

IELTS reading multiple choice questions

IELTS reading summary completion questions

IELTS reading matching sentence endings questions

IELTS reading matching features questions

IELTS reading sentence completion questions

IELTS reading note completion questions

IELTS reading flow chart completion questions

IELTS reading yes no not given questions

IELTS reading table completion questions

IELTS reading short answer questions

IELTS reading diagram labelling questions.

For more exercises, click IELTS reading exercise with answer

Summary

With these IELTS reading practice tests, you will be able to recognize your strengths and weaknesses in answering the reading sections. The IELTS reading practice questions with answers will help you in identifying your answering strategy to solve the questions in time.

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