Variety of questions are used in the IELTS listening. The following are the list of commonly used questions used in IELTS listening.
Multiple choices: Question is followed by 3 or 4 choices. Normally the choices are denoted by a, b, and c. The test-taker will have to choose the appropriate letter denoting the answer.
Short answer: this question type places some restrictions on the way a test-taker can answer the questions. The restrictions are mostly about the number of words or numbers that can be used in the answers. Example the questions come with directions such as ‘write no more than three words’ or ‘write one word and or a number’. It is very important that we pay attention to these directions.
Sentence completion, Notes completion, Form completion, Table completion, Summary completion, and Flow-chart completion are all about filling the blanks one way or other
Labelling a diagram, labelling a plan, and labelling a map all deal with marking an illustration with the help of a tape.
Classification and Matching questions require the test-taker to correlate and match answers most often from a common list.