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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 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, languageIn 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 writer lists…

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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 a…

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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  lectures  by…

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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 At the beginning…

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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 can be found all…

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