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Cambridge IELTS 13 Reading – Test 4 – Answers

Cambridge IELTS 13 Reading – Test 4 – Answers

Cambridge IELTS 13 Reading – Test 4 – Answers 1. FALSE Explanation: Paragraph 2, ‘The fastest commercial sailing vessels of all time were the clippers, threemasted ships built to transport goods around the world, although some also took passengers.’ → clippers are made for the purpose of carrying goods, and SOME also passenger → passenger not the original purpose of the clippers. 2.FALSE Explanation: Paragraph 3, ‘Cutty Sark’s unusual name comes from the poem Tam O’Shanter by the Scottish poet…

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Cambridge IELTS 13 Reading – Test 3 – Answers

Cambridge IELTS 13 Reading – Test 3 – Answers

Cambridge IELTS 13 Reading – Test 3 – Answers 1. furniture Explanation: paragraph 2 “This is an important source of timber for building houses, and is increasingly being used as a replacement for endangered hardwoods in the furniture construction industry.” the making of = construction 2. sugar Explanation: paragraph 2 “Immature coconut flowers are tightly clustered together among the leaves at the top of the trunk. The flower stems maybe stapped for their sap to produce the drink, and the…

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Cambridge IELTS 13 Reading – Test 2 – Answers

Cambridge IELTS 13 Reading – Test 2 – Answers

Cambridge IELTS 13 Reading – Test 2 – Answers 1 + 2. oils; friendship Explanation: Section 1, line 3. It was known as an ingredient that was mixed with oils for anointing people’s bodies, and also as a token indicating friendship between lovers and friends. Added to = mixed with; show = indicate; between people = among lovers and friend 3. funerals Explanation: Paragraph 1, Line 5. In ancient Rome, mourners attending funerals burnt cinnamon to create a pleasant scent….

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Cambridge IELTS 13 Reading – Test 1 – Answers

Cambridge IELTS 13 Reading – Test 1 – Answers

Cambridge IELTS 13 Reading – Test 1  1. Update Explanation: In paragraph 2: In addition, because participating businesses were able to update the details they gave on a regular basis, the information provided remained accurate. On a regular basiss = regularly 2. Environment Explanation: At the end of paragraph 2: As part of this, the effect of each business on the environment was considered. Consider = Evaluate 3. Captain Explanation: At the beginning of paragraph 3: One of the most…

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CAMBRIDGE IELTS 5 READING – TEST 4 – ANSWERS

CAMBRIDGE IELTS 5 READING – TEST 4 – ANSWERS

CAMBRIDGE IELTS 5 – TEST 4 – PASSAGE 1 Questions 1 – 3:   Choose the correct heading =>ANSWER:      1. iii v ii   Explanation: i) The expansion of international tourism in recent years Keywords: expansion, international tourism At the beginning of paragraph 1, Section A, the writer says: “The market for tourism in remote areas is blooming as never before”. The writer only refers to the expansion of tourism in remote areas, not to international tourism. => Incorrect  …

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CAMBRIDGE IELTS 5 READING – TEST 3 – ANSWERS

CAMBRIDGE IELTS 5 READING – TEST 3 – ANSWERS

CAMBRIDGE IELTS 5 – TEST 3 – PASSAGE 1   Questions 1-4:   Which paragraph contains the following information: Details of the range of family types involved in an education programme Keywords: details, family types, education programme In paragraph 6 in  Section D, the writer describes  in  detail  some types of  families, based on  their typical  socio-economic  status  and  age  characteristics:  “The four-year  pilot  study  included  380 families who were about to have their first child and who  represented a cross-section…

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CAMBRIDGE IELTS 5 READING – TEST 2 – ANSWERS

CAMBRIDGE IELTS 5 READING – TEST 2 – ANSWERS

CAMBRIDGE IELTS 5 – TEST 2 – PASSAGE 1   Questions 1-3:  Choose ONE WORD only from the passage for each answer.   Some  plastics  behave  in  a  similar  way  to….in  that  they  melt  under  heat  and  can  be  moulded  into  new forms. Keywords: similar, melt, moulded In  paragraph  2,  the  writer  says  that:  “Some  are  „thermoplastic‟,  which  means  that,  like  candlewax,  they melt when heated and can be reshaped”. This means that some plastics,such as thermoplastics, have similar  characteristics …

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CAMBRIDGE IELTS 5 READING – TEST 1 – ANSWERS

CAMBRIDGE IELTS 5 READING – TEST 1 – ANSWERS

CAMBRIDGE IELTS 5 – TEST 1 – PASSAGE 1 Questions 1-3 Key: D E G Explanation: A . It avoided all “scholarly” words Keywords : avoided, scholarly words In paragraph 2, „scholarly words‟ are mentioned in relation to Cawdray‟s dictionary of 1604. In paragraph 6, we are told that Johnson „had to draw on the best of all previous dictionaries. These obviously included Cawdray’s dictionary, which “tended to concentrate on scholarly words”, so it is unlikely that Johnson‟s dictionary would…

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CAMBRIDGE IELTS 6 READING – TEST 4 – ANSWERS

CAMBRIDGE IELTS 6 READING – TEST 4 – ANSWERS

CAMBRIDGE IELTS 6 – TEST 4 – PASSAGE 1   Questions 1-7:  Choose the correct heading for each paragraph from the list of headings below.   Paragraph A The paragraph gives an example of a specific situation when a sales rep, Kim Schaefer, went to a medical center and a physician said to her: “The last rep offered me a trip to Florida. What do you have? “. So, the correct heading for this paragraph is “An example of what…

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CAMBRIDGE IELTS 6 READING – TEST 3 – ANSWERS

CAMBRIDGE IELTS 6 READING – TEST 3 – ANSWERS

CAMBRIDGE IELTS 6 – TEST 3 – PASSAGE 1   Questions 1-5: Which paragraph contains the following information?   The location of the first cinema Keywords: location, first cinema In  paragraph  A,  the  writer  refers  to  a  cinema  called  “Cinematographe”  together  with  its  location:  “at  14 Boulevard  des  Capucines  in  Paris”  as  well  as  its  early  time  of  formation  which  is  “on  December  8, 1895” =>ANSWER: A   How cinema came to focus on stories Keywords: how, stories In paragraph…

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