IELTS Reading Practice Tests

IELTS Reading Practice Tests

Below you will find a number of IELTS Reading practice tests. All of the tests have answer keys, most have answer explanations and a short vocabulary for each section.

Note that these test are for reference only. To be fully prepared for you test I suggest buying tutorial books and attending specialised classes. IELTS British Council website is a good place to start looking for practice materials.

IELTS Reading Practice Test 1

IELTS Reading Practice Test 1

← List of IELTS Reading Practice Tests :: Answer Keys :: Vocabulary Section 1 Bakelite In 1907, Leo Hendrick Baekeland, a Belgian scientist working in New York, discovered and patented a revolutionary new synthetic material. His invention, which he named 'Bakelite', was of enormous technological importance, and effectively launched the ...
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IELTS Reading Practice Test 2

IELTS Reading Practice Test 2

← List of IELTS Reading Practice Tests :: Answer Keys Section 1 The Impact of Wilderness Tourism A The market for tourism in remote areas is booming as never before. Countries all across the world are actively promoting their 'wilderness' regions - such as mountains, Arctic lands, deserts, small islands ...
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IELTS Reading Practice Test 3

IELTS Reading Practice Test 3

← List of IELTS Reading Practice Tests :: Answer Keys Section 1 Adults and children are frequently confronted with statements about the alarming rate of loss of tropical rainforests. For example, one graphic illustration to which children might readily relate is the estimate that rainforests are being destroyed at a ...
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IELTS Reading Practice Test 4

IELTS Reading Practice Test 4

← List of IELTS Reading Practice Tests :: Answer Keys :: Vocabulary Section 1 Adam's Wine A Water is the giver and, at the same time, the taker of life. It covers most of the surface of the planet we live on and features large in the development of the ...
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IELTS Reading Practice Test 5

IELTS Reading Practice Test 5

← List of IELTS Reading Practice Tests :: Answer Keys :: Vocabulary Section 1  A They play hard, they play often, and they play to win. Australian sports teams win more than their fair share of titles, demolishing rivals with seeming ease. How do they do it? A big part ...
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IELTS Reading Practice Test 6

IELTS Reading Practice Test 6

← List of IELTS Reading Practice Tests :: Answer Keys :: Vocabulary Section 1 Networking as a concept has acquired what is in all truth an unjustified air of modernity. It is considered in the corporate world as an essential tool for the modern businessperson, as they trot round the ...
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IELTS Reading Practice Test 7

IELTS Reading Practice Test 7

← List of IELTS Reading Practice Tests :: Answer Keys Reading Passage 1 You should spend about 20 minutes on Questions 1-13, which are based on Reading Passage 1. The Value of a College Degree Escalating cost of higher education is causing many to question the value of continuing education beyond ...
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IELTS Reading Practice Test 8

IELTS Reading Practice Test 8

← List of IELTS Reading Practice Tests :: Answer Keys Reading Passage 1 You should spend about 20 minutes on Questions 1-15, which are based on Passage 1 below. Questions 1-5 Reading Passage 1 has five paragraphs, A-E. Choose the most suitable heading for each paragraph from the list of headings ...
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IELTS Reading Practice Test 9

IELTS Reading Practice Test 9

← List of IELTS Reading Practice Tests :: Answer Keys Reading Passage 1 Questions 1-13 The History of Bicycle The bicycle was not invented by one individual or in one country. It took nearly 100 years and many individuals for the modern bicycle to be born. By the end of ...
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IELTS Reading Practice Test 10

IELTS Reading Practice Test 10

← List of IELTS Reading Practice Tests :: Answer Keys Reading Passage 1 Questions 1-14 Finding the Lost Freedom 1. The private car is assumed to have widened our horizons and increased our mobility. When we consider our children’s mobility, they can be driven to more places (and more distant ...
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IELTS Reading Practice Test 11

IELTS Reading Practice Test 11

← List of IELTS Reading Practice Tests :: Answer Keys Reading Passage 1 Questions 1-13 Its raining cats and ... Since the ancient times people marvelled at the fact that cats always manage to land on all four paws no matter the height they fall from. It took scientists a ...
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