Listening Exercise 2. Short-answer questions

Difficulty level: medium

Learn how to tackle short-answer questions on IELTS Listening test. This type of questions is very common, so it's a good idea to practise them separately and develop your answering techniques. Listen to the recording and try to answer all the given questions:

“Underwater living”

Answer the questions below.

Write ONLY ONE WORD OR A NUMBER from the dialogue for each answer.

  1. How many days did the scientists spend under the waves?

  2. What answer did Rob choose?

  3. What's the name of the laboratory?

  4. Where's the laboratory situated?

  5. What is the world record, in minutes, for holding breath underwater?