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CAMBRIDGE IELTS 6 READING – TEST 2 – ANSWERS

CAMBRIDGE IELTS 6 READING – TEST 2 – ANSWERS

CAMBRIDGE IELTS 6 – TEST 2 – PASSAGE 1   Questions 1-5: Matching headings   Paragraph A In this paragraph, the writer refers to the role of politics in determining transport strategy: “The more democratic the  process,  the  more  public  transport  is  favored.”  He  citesPortland,  Oregon  as  a  successful  exercise  in public power: “Some years ago, federal money was granted to build a new road. However, local pressure groups forced a referendum over whether to spend the money on light…

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CAMBRIDGE IELTS 6 READING – TEST 1 – ANSWERS

CAMBRIDGE IELTS 6 READING – TEST 1 – ANSWERS

CAMBRIDGE IELTS 6 – TEST 1 – PASSAGE 1 Questions 1-7: Which paragraph contains the following information? 1.  A reference to the exchange of expertise between different sports Keywords: exchange, expertise, different sports In paragraph B, the writer says: “AIS scientists work across a number of sports, applying skills learned in one – such as building muscle strength in golfers – to others, such as swimming and squash”. + expertise = skills => ANSWER:  B 2.  An explanation of how…

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CAMBRIDGE IELTS 7 READING – TEST 4 – ANSWERS

CAMBRIDGE IELTS 7 READING – TEST 4 – ANSWERS

CAMBRIDGE IELTS 7 – TEST 4 – PASSAGE 1 Questions 1-7 TRUE, FALSE, NOT GIVEN 1. It is generally believed that large numbers of people were needed to build the pyramids Keywords: generally, large numbers, build In the opening of paragraph 1, the writer says: ” The pyramids of Egypt were built more than three thousand years ago, and no one knows how. The conventional picture is that tens of thousands of slaves dragged stones on sledges.” This means that a huge…

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CAMBRIDGE IELTS 7 READING – TEST 3 – ANSWERS

CAMBRIDGE IELTS 7 READING – TEST 3 – ANSWERS

CAMBRIDGE IELTS 7 – TEST 3 – PASSAGE 1 Questions 1-6 TRUE, FALSE, NOT GIVEN 1. Ants use the same channels of communication as humans do Keywords: same channels of communication, humans In the second paragraph, the writer says: “Ants store food, repel attackers and use chemical signals to contact one another in case of attack. Such chemical communication can be compared to the human use of visual and auditory channels (as in religious chants, advertising images and jingles, political…

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CAMBRIDGE IELTS 7 READING – TEST 2 – ANSWERS

CAMBRIDGE IELTS 7 READING – TEST 2 – ANSWERS

CAMBRIDGE IELTS 7 – TEST 2 – PASSAGE 1 Questions 1-4 YES, NO, NOT GIVEN 1. Only two Japanese pagodas have collapsed in 1400 years. Keywords: only , two, collapsed, 1400 years In the first paragraph, the writer says: ” Records show that only two have collapsed during the past 1400 years.” => ANSWER:  YES 2. The Hanshin earthquake of 1995 destroyed the pagoda at the Toji temple Keywords: Hanshin earthquake, 1995, destroyed, Toji temple In the first paragraph, the…

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CAMBRIDGE IELTS 7 READING – TEST 1 – ANSWERS

CAMBRIDGE IELTS 7 READING – TEST 1 – ANSWERS

CAMBRIDGE IELTS 7 – TEST 1 – PASSAGE 1 Questions 1-5 Which paragraph contains the following information 1. examples of wildlife other than bats which do not rely on vision to navigate by Keywords: examples,other than bats, not rely on vision In paragraph B, the writer states : ” …How to find their way  and find their prey in the abscence of light.Bats are not the only creatures to face this difficulty today.Obviously….” Then the writer lists some names of…

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CAMBRIDGE IELTS 8 READING – TEST 4 – ANSWERS

CAMBRIDGE IELTS 8 READING – TEST 4 – ANSWERS

CAMBRIDGE IELTS 8 – TEST 4 – PASSAGE 1 Questions 1 – 5, choose the correct heading for sections B – F 1.   Section B In paragraph B, the writer gives us an overview about lower secondary schools in Japan such  as  the  number  of  years  [lower  secondary  schools  in  Japan  cover  three  school years¼private sector],  the facilities [School  are usually modern in  design¼in  rows],  the time of lessons [a standardized 50 minutes], break time [a 10 – minute break],…

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CAMBRIDGE IELTS 8 READING – TEST 3 – ANSWERS

CAMBRIDGE IELTS 8 READING – TEST 3 – ANSWERS

CAMBRIDGE IELTS 8 – TEST 3 – PASSAGE 1 Questions 1 – 3 1.   The main topic discussed in the text is ANSWER: D A.   The damage caused to US golf courses and golf players by lightning strikes. The write only gives a little information about the effect of lightning on golfers [in paragraph 1] and no information about the damage caused to US golf courses => not the main topic. => FALSE B.   The effect of lightning on power…

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CAMBRIDGE IELTS 8 READING – TEST 2 – ANSWERS

CAMBRIDGE IELTS 8 READING – TEST 2 – ANSWERS

CAMBRIDGE IELTS 8 – TEST 2 – PASSAGE 1 1.  spinning The question requires a method of producing flat glass. There are two methods of making flat glass. In the first paragraph, “the first successful method for making clear, flat glass involved spinning”. In the second paragraph, “the first continuous ribbon process involved squeezing molten glass through two hot rollers, similar to an old mangle”. So the first method is spinning and the second method is the ribbon process, which…

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CAMBRIDGE IELTS 8 READING – TEST 1 – ANSWERS

CAMBRIDGE IELTS 8 READING – TEST 1 – ANSWERS

CAMBRIDGE IELTS 8 – TEST 1 – PASSAGE 1 1. a description of an early timekeeping invention affected by cold temperatures. Keywords:early, timekeeping, cold temperatures In  paragraph  D,  the  writer  indicates  that  “In  order  to  track  temporal  hours  during the  day,  inventors created  sundials,  which  indicate  time  by  the  length  or  direction  of  the  sun‟s  shadow.  The  sundial‟s counterpart, the water clock, was designed to measure temporal hours at night. One of the first water clocks was a basin […]….

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