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CAMBRIDGE IELTS 9 READING – TEST 4 – ANSWERS

CAMBRIDGE IELTS 9 READING – TEST 4 – ANSWERS

CAMBRIDGE IELTS 9 – TEST 4 – PASSAGE 1 1. Marie Curie‟s husband was a joint winner of both Marie‟s Nobel Prizes Keywords: husband, joint winner, both Nobel Prizes. In the first paragraph, the writer says that “With her husband, Pierre Curie, and Henri Becquerel, she (Marie)  was  awarded  the  1903  Nobel  Prize  for  Physics,  and  was  then  sole  winner  of  the  1911  Nobel Prize for Chemistry.” So, the statement is false. =>ANSWER: FALSE 2.  Marie became interested in science…

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CAMBRIDGE IELTS 9 READING – TEST 3 – ANSWERS

CAMBRIDGE IELTS 9 READING – TEST 3 – ANSWERS

CAMBRIDGE IELTS 9 – TEST 3 – PASSAGE 1 1. There are understandable reasons why arguments occur about language. Keywords: understandable reasons, arguments, language In the first paragraph, the writer argues that “It is not easy to be systematic and objective about language   study.   Popular   linguistic   debate   regularly   deteriorates   into   invective   and   polemic. Language belongs to  everyone, so  most people  feel  they have a right  to hold  an  opinion  about it. And when opinions differ, emotions can run high.” The…

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CAMBRIDGE IELTS 9 READING – TEST 2 – ANSWERS

CAMBRIDGE IELTS 9 READING – TEST 2 – ANSWERS

CAMBRIDGE IELTS 9 – TEST 2 – PASSAGE 1   1-6. Which section contains the following information? An account of a national policy initiative. Keywords: national policy initiative In  paragraph  H,  the  writer  states  that  “Objective  3  of  the  New  Zealand  Disability Strategy  is  to” Provide the Best Education for Disabled People‟ by improving education so that all children, youth learners and adult  learners will  have  equal  opportunities  to  learn  and  develop  within their already existing school.” So, this is…

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CAMBRIDGE IELTS 9 READING – TEST 1 – ANSWERS

CAMBRIDGE IELTS 9 READING – TEST 1 – ANSWERS

CAMBRIDGE IELTS 9 – TEST 1 – PASSAGE 1     Michael Faraday was the first person to recognise Perkin‟s ability as a student of chemistry. Keywords: first, Michael Faraday, Perkin‟s ability, chemistry In paragraph 2, the writer indicates that   “His talent and devotion to the subject were perceived by his teacher [at the City of London school] Thomas Hall….”   So Thomas Hall was the  first person to recognise  Perkin‟s  ability  in  chemistry,  and  this  teacher  encouraged  Perkin  to  attend …

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CAMBRIDGE IELTS 10 READING – TEST 4 – ANSWERS

CAMBRIDGE IELTS 10 READING – TEST 4 – ANSWERS

CAMBRIDGE IELTS 10 – TEST 4 – PASSAGE 1     1-2. Characteristics of wildfires and wildfire conditions today compared to the past: – Occurrence: more frequent – Temperature:  hotter – Speed: faster – Movement: 1…….more unpredictably – Size of fires: 2……greater on average than two decades ago.   At  the  end  of  paragraph  1,  the  writer  indicates  that  “The  wildfires  themselves,  experts  say,  are generally hotter, faster, and spread more erratically than in the past.” –     unpredictably=erratically =>ANSWER: spread…

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CAMBRIDGE IELTS 10 READING – TEST 3 – ANSWERS

CAMBRIDGE IELTS 10 READING – TEST 3 – ANSWERS

CAMBRIDGE IELTS 10 – TEST 3 – PASSAGE 1   Paragraph B: In  this  paragraph,  the  history  of  the  development  of  the  industry    began  during  the  industrial revolution  with  “the  advent  of  mass  tourism…  in  England”.    The  author  then  indicates  that  the creation of the commercial airline industry and the development of the jet aircraft signalled the rapid growth of international travel, which led to “the development of a major new industry: tourism”. So, the main idea of paragraph B is…

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CAMBRIDGE IELTS 10 READING – TEST 2 – ANSWERS

CAMBRIDGE IELTS 10 READING – TEST 2 – ANSWERS

CAMBRIDGE IELTS 10 – TEST 2 – PASSAGE 1 1. Paragraph A. In  paragraph  A,  the  Industrial  Revolution  is  first  mentioned.  Besides,  two  questions  are  raised: “Why did this particular Big Bang-the world-changing birth of industry – happen in Britain? And why did  it  strike  at  the  end  of  the  18    century?”  Thanks  to  these  questions,  we  know  that  the  Industrial Revolution happened in Britain at the end of the 18   century. =>ANSWER: iv: The time and place of the Industrial Revolution….

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CAMBRIDGE IELTS 10 READING – TEST 1 – ANSWERS

CAMBRIDGE IELTS 10 READING – TEST 1 – ANSWERS

CAMBRIDGE IELTS 10 – TEST 1 – PASSAGE 1   Paragraph 1: During the sixth and seventh… Paragraph 2: Unique to this region… Paragraph 3: As their name suggests… Paragraph 4: Some wells…. Paragraph 5: Down the centuries…   Paragraph 7: In Patan…. Paragraph 8: Another example is…. Paragraph 9: Rajasthan…. Paragraph 10: In the old ruined town… Paragraph 11: Still in public use…   Paragraph 6: However, some important sites…   Paragraph 12:  Today….   Examples of an ancient stepwells…

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CAMBRIDGE IELTS 11 READING – TEST 4 – ANSWERS

CAMBRIDGE IELTS 11 READING – TEST 4 – ANSWERS

CAMBRIDGE IELTS 11 – TEST 4 – PASSAGE 1   Please note that the answer given at the end of the book for Question 9 is INCORRECT.   The correct answer is B – Thomas Bouchard.   Paragraph 1:  To biomedical researchers…. Paragraph 2:  Alternatively, by comparing…. Paragraph 3:  These two lines…. Paragraph 4:  The idea of using…. Paragraph 5:  Bouchard and his colleagues…. Paragraph 6:  Lately, however…. Paragraph 7:  Epigenetic processes…. Paragraph 8:  If you think of our DNA…. Paragraph…

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CAMBRIDGE IELTS 11 READING – TEST 3 – ANSWERS

CAMBRIDGE IELTS 11 READING – TEST 3 – ANSWERS

CAMBRIDGE IELTS 11 – TEST 3 – PASSAGE 1   Paragraph 1:  Silk is a fine…. Paragraph 2:  Originally, silkworm farming…. Paragraph 3:  Demand for this exotic fabric…. Paragraph 4:  With the mulberry silkworm…. Paragraph 5:  The nineteenth century….   1-9. The story of silk 1-2. Around 3000 BC, according to legend: – silkworm cocoon fell into emperor‟s wife‟s 1…… – emperor‟s wife invented a 2…..to pull out silk fibres Keywords: 3000 BC, fell into, invented, emperor‟s wife In  the …

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