New answer short questions from recent exams (updated)

PTE speaking answer short question

Sub-skills tested: Identifying the topic, theme or main ideas; understanding academic vocabulary; inferring the meaning of unfamiliar words.

Scoring:
1 – Appropriate word choice in response
0 – Inappropriate word choice in response

Answer short question Tips:

If you don’t know the answer, just repeat the words in the question.
Don’t forget the articles a, an, the before some words

New Answer short questions from recent exams

 

1. What is the solid form of water? -ice
2. What studies the structure of earth, geology or geography?-Geology
3. If you sold your house for more money than you bought, did you make a profit or loss?-
Profit
4. What is the pointing device of a computer?-Mouse
5. What is the location of the spotted egg? -On the right.
6. What is the time of a day before noon called?-Morning
7. How do we call 7 days in time period?-Week
8. What do you call a person who is working for a company?-Employee
9. Horse is a mammal, amphibian or reptile?-Mammal
10. What’s the fastest way to get from the 20th floor to the 1st floor?-(By) Elevator
11. What is the quickest way of traveling from Tokyo to Paris?-(By) Airplane
12. What information does a terrestrial globe provide?-Geography
13. Name a month that falls between September and November. OCTOBER
14. Which of these would probably be found in most homes around the world-a computer, a bed, or a television? A BED
15. Some calendars begin the week on Sunday. What is the other day which commonly starts a
week? MONDAY
16. Which country is in the southern hemisphere, Australia or Canada? AUSTRALIA
17. Jane and Peter have three children. They are 4,13 and 15 years old. They only have one son,
who is their youngest child. How old is their middle child? 13
18. Which section of the newspaper gives the editor’s opinion? THE EDITORIAL
19. What instrument will you use to examine very small objects or life forms? A MICROSCOPE
20. What is a destructive program that spreads from computer to computer? A VIRUS
21. What term is used for animals such as humans that usually give birth to live young. Mammals or Reptiles? MAMMALS
22. What do you call a system of government in which people vote for the people that will represent
them? A DEMOCRACY
23. What do we call the piece of paper that proves that you have bought an item? A RECEIPT
24. What do you call the document that gives details of your qualifications and work experience? A
RESUME
25. How would you describe an economy based largely on farming? AGRONOMICS/AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS
26. What is the study of the stars and planets called? ASTRONOMY
27. In business and advertising, what does PR stand for? PUBLIC RELATIONS
28. What emergency service is usually called when someone is in trouble at sea. Ambulance or Coast Guard? COAST GUARD
29. What word describes moving a program or other material from a website to your computer? DOWNLOAD
30. What do we call a picture that a doctor takes to see inside your body? AN X-RAY
31. What crime has someone stealing from a shop committed? Shop fitting or Shop lifting? SHOP LIFTING
32. If someone is feeling a little ill, they may say they are feeling under the what? WEATHER
33. Who is the person in charge of a football match? THE REFEREE
34. What do we call the last game in a sporting competition which decides the champion? THE FINAL
35. What is the general term for paintings of countryside or natural views? A LANDSCAPE
36. Which of these would probably be found in an office? A printer? A blanket? Or a nailbrush? A PRINTER
37. What is the job title of someone who designs buildings? AN ARCHITECT
38. What term is used for the amount of money you pay a landlord for living in their house or
apartment? RENT
39. What do we call the meeting where the employer asks the potential employee questions about
their work experience? AN INTERVIEW
40. What is a painting of a person’s head usually called? A PORTRAIT
41. Where would you find an urban area? In the city or in the countryside? IN THE CITY

42. What point of the compass is directly opposite east? WEST
43. What do you call an apartment that is below ground level? A basement apartment or a
penthouse apartment? A BASEMENT APARTMENT
44. What feature do pianos and computers have in common? THE KEYBOARD
45. If you are feeling fed up, is it a positive or a negative feeling? NEGATIVE
46. What do we call a period of ten years? A DECADE
47. A specialist who repairs leaking water pipes is called a? PLUMBER

48. Where would you store meat you wish to keep frozen at home? THE FREEZER
49. What is the most important document you have to show if you wanted to hire a car? YOUR
DRIVER’S LICENSE
50. Where would you go to work out on a treadmill? THE GYM
51. Where would you most likely go to buy a flower? A bakery, a florist or a supermarket? A FLORIST
52. Which department of a hospital would you go for an X-ray? Radiology or Cardiology? RADIOLOGY

53.To improve their health and fitness, most people either try to improve their diet or? – Do more physical exercise
54.There are two main ways to pay for goods bought in a shop, one is by cash, and the other is by? – Credit card
55.Would you go to a pharmacy or a surgery to get a prescription filled after visiting a doctor? – A pharmacy
56.What special document do most people traveling between on country to another need to carry? – A passport
57.Which would be better to report the population of a major global city, hundreds, millions or billions? – Millions
58.Which of these would probably be found in most homes around the world, a computer, a bed or a television? – A bed
59.In most universities, there are two ways of being assessed, one is orally, and the other is through? – Written assignments

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