Listening Practice 2

Listen to the video here and then answer the questions below:  


Online IELTS Listening Practice 2  

Question 1:  

What is freedom of expression defined as?  

A) As a fundamental human right  

B) An important aspect of society today  

C) A relevant and important part of our society  


Question 2:  

When was this act defined and by who?  

A) UN - The United Nations in 1948  

B) Asda  

C) The BBC in 1988  

  

Question 3:  

Who had the first freedom of speech?  

A) the French  

B) Greeks  

C) Spanish  


Question 4:  

What does it mean?  

A) To express your opinion without oppression  

B) To get arrested if you say something  

C) To disappear if you say something bad about your government  


Question 5:  

What else does it apply to?  

A) Images, text, freedom of press and TV  

B) McDonalds advertising  

C) Alcohol  


Question 6:  

Where is freedom of speech suppressed?  

A) In totalitarian regimes or dictatorships  

B) In Africa  

C) In the UK  


Question 7:  

Is this statement given true, false or not given?  

Freedom of speech is also restricted in democracies  

A) True  

B) False  

C) Not given  

  

Question 8:  

What day reminds people of freedom of speech?  

A) World press day  

B) World teacher's day  

C) The Olympics  


Question 9:  

What will happen to people who do not have freedom of speech?  

A) They could be persecuted  

B) They are arrested  

C) They are in trouble  

  

Question 10:  

Is this statement given true, false or not given?  

Freedom of speech is the best in the UK and USA  

A) True  

B) False  

C) Not given  


Question 11:  

Is this statement given true, false or not given?  

Western countries have the best freedom of speech, as they are democracies  

A) True  

B) False  

C) Not given  

  

Answers: Q1 - A, Q2 - A, Q3 - A, Q4 - A, Q5 - A, Q6 - A, Q7 - A, Q8 - A, Q9 - A, Q10 - C, Q11 - C  

  

Note: Please note it's important to note that the above task is not a typical IELTS listening task, but this task can help with your listening skills overall in anticipation and preparation for your IELTS exam. The questions for the real test will be different and the format may differ. Some similarities may exist and these are purely coincidental. 

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