IELTS Academic Writing Task 2 Questions

Here, we have compiled some of the frequently asked questions in the IELTS Writing Task 2 of Academic IELTS. Generally, same questions are never given in two different tests. But, often, the question is paraphrased or it is tweaked to make it more complex. The candidates are required to understand the question well and answer accordingly. Mugging up a few essays on some potential topics which you might get in the test may sound an easy way out to pass this test but alas, such approach is never appreciated.

 

Sample Questions

 

Some people argue that during free time, school children shall be immersed in educational activities as such activities will boost up their performance at school where as some people believe that free time shall provide kids freedom to pursue their interests.

 

Blood sports have now become very common. But, in society it is regarded as uncivilized activity. Many people feel that it should be banned. Do you agree or disagree?

 

A growing number of people prefer to spend more money on lifestyle and do not spend money or spend only little money in charity. What are your views on it? How people shall change their attitude and why?

 

Medicine trials on animals are necessary and can’t be avoided. To what extent do you agree or disagree?

 

With the advent of the technology, cultural values are no longer given importance. Technology has altered moods, behavior of the people - do you agree or not?

 

There are some people who believe that university education is essential for character building and shall not be seen as a way to create a career path. To what extent do you agree or disagree?

 

There is prevalent use of chemicals in food preservation these days. To what extent you think it affects the quality of the food?

 

There are some countries where government spends more money on arts. If the government needs to spend money on some social welfare schemes as this will benefit poor people. Do you agree or not?

 

Some people say social networking sites often create a negative impact on the society? Do you agree or not? Support your answer with examples.

Rich are becoming richer and poor are becoming poorer - what is the solution you propose to maintain the balance between the rich and the poor? Do you think it is possible to find a solution to this problem? Support your answer with relevant examples.

 

Do you think developed countries shall come forward to help less-developed or under-developed countries? Why? Why not?

 

Increase in population has created a large number of problems. Suggest any two ways by which this problem can be tackled effectively? Explain why you think these ways can be effective.

 

We encourage that you shall pick one of these topics given above and write an essay of 250 words. Submit your answer so that we can evaluate. You can submit your answer in the comment box.

 

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