Here are some examples of Part 3 discussion questions asked in a recent IELTS speaking interview in the USA last month.
IELTS USA Speaking Test Part 3
Is it necessary to be well-informed?It might not be absolutely necessary but it’s probably better than being ignorant about what is happening or going on in the world around you. Everybody is always talking about how globalization affects everyone and everything so it makes good sense to know what’s happening in the world because it can affect lots of different things. Obviously it’s impossible to know everything about all the events that are happening, but you can certainly keep up with the main ones that are happening just by spending a little time watching the news.