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CAMBRIDGE IELTS 11 READING – TEST 2 – ANSWERS

CAMBRIDGE IELTS 11 READING – TEST 2 – ANSWERS

CAMBRIDGE IELTS 11 – TEST 2 – PASSAGE 1 Paragraph 1:  On 19 July, 1545….. Paragraph 2:  The Mary Rose came to rest…. Paragraph 3:  Then, on 16 June 1836…. Paragraph 4:  The Mary Rose then faded…. Paragraph 5:  Further excavations revealed…. Paragraph 6:  An important factor….   There is some doubt about what caused the Mary Rose to sink Keywords: doubt, sink In the first paragraph, the writer says that “Accountsof what happened to the shipvary: while witnesses agree…

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CAMBRIDGE IELTS 11 READING – TEST 1 – ANSWERS

CAMBRIDGE IELTS 11 READING – TEST 1 – ANSWERS

CAMBRIDGE IELTS 11 – TEST 1 – PASSAGE 1   Some food plants, including…., are already grown indoors => Answer: tomatoes Key words: already grown indoors Based  on  the  question  and  particularly  the  key  words,  we  need  to  find  the  information  about  a particular plant  that has  been already grown indoors.  In the  first  sentence  of paragraph 2, the  author mentions  “The concept  of  indoor farming  is  not  new, since hothouse production  of  tomatoes  and other produce has been in…

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Cambridge IELTS 12 Reading – Test 4 – Answers

Cambridge IELTS 12 Reading – Test 4 – Answers

CAMBRIDGE IELTS 12 – TEST 4 – PASSAGE 1   1 – 2.Early humans used a material called 1…………………. to make the sharp points of their 2……………….. Key words: early humans, sharp points In the first paragraph, the author mentioned that “From our earliest origins, man has been making use of glass. Historians have discovered that a type of natural glass – obsidian – … was first used as tips for spears”. “From our earliest origins” can be understood as “early humans”,…

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Cambridge IELTS 12 Reading – Test 3 – Answers

Cambridge IELTS 12 Reading – Test 3 – Answers

CAMBRIDGE IELTS 12 – TEST 3 – PASSAGE 1   Paragraph A The first paragraph is about the inhospitable environment of the Galapagos Islands and explains that “the islands were colonised by one or more tortoises from mainland South America”. There is no heading about the environment. “Colonise” can be considered the same as “populate”. Moreover, the author claims “This inhospitable environment is home to the giant Galapagos tortoise.” Hence, “one or more tortoises from mainland South America” populated the islands. Heading v is most appropriate for…

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Cambridge IELTS 12 Reading – Test 2 – Answers

Cambridge IELTS 12 Reading – Test 2 – Answers

CAMBRIDGE IELTS 12 – TEST 2 – PASSAGE 1   a reference to characteristics that only apply to food production Keywords: characteristics, only, food production We have to find paragraphs which contain information about “food production”. We can seethis phrase (food production) in paragraph A and paragraph E. In paragraph E, “foodproduction” is just mentioned as an example of the benefits of public welfare programmes,while in paragraph A, we can see the first sentence: “Two things distinguish food productionfrom all other productive…

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Cambridge IELTS 12 Reading – Test 1 – Answers

Cambridge IELTS 12 Reading – Test 1 – Answers

CAMBRIDGE IELTS 12 – TEST 1 – PASSAGE 1   The cork oak has the thickest bark of any living tree. Key words: thickest bark In paragraph 1 and paragraph 2, the author mentioned the thick bark of the cork oak tree as “a remarkable material” and “its bark grows up to 20 cm in thickness”. This information does not mean that it is “the thickest bark of any living tree”. In addition, in True/ False/ Not given tasks, the questions…

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