Sample answers for IELTS academic reading matching features mock test

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  1. Sample answers for IELTS academic reading matching features mock test     
  2. Answer for IELTS academic reading matching features mock test Question 1    
  3. Answer for IELTS academic reading matching features mock test Question 2    
  4. Answer for IELTS academic reading matching features mock test Question 3    
  5. Answer for IELTS academic reading matching features mock test Question 4
  6. Conclusion

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Answer for IELTS academic reading matching features mock test Question 1

The Chicken Tikka Masala Story

(Note: The text in italics is from the reading passage and shows the location from where the answer is taken or inferred. The text in the regular font explains the answer in detail.)

1.B

Explanation: Paragraph 4 - As iron-oxidising bacteria exist even today, these findings underline the achievement of such microorganisms. “They have been around for 3.8 billion years at least,” says, Dominic Papineau, the main author from UCL.

2.D

Explanation: Paragraph 5 - According to the research team, this finding strengthens the theory that life appeared and diversified quickly on Earth.

3.A

Explanation: Paragraph 5 - If we look at similar old rocks from Mars and we can’t find evidence of life, then this certainly may point to the fact that Earth may be a very special exception and life might just have arisen on Earth,” remarks Dodd.

4.C

Explanation: Paragraph 6 - An expert on ancient fossil bacteria, Frances Westall, ... She says, “The thing that bothers me most about these structures is the fact that they all seem to be extremely oriented. They are parallel to each other, and microbes don’t grow parallel to each other.”

5.A

Explanation: Paragraph 4 - Matthew Dodd from University College, London who is the leading author of the research says, “If these rocks do indeed turn out to be 4.28 billion years old, then we are talking about the origins of life developing very soon after the oceans formed 4.4 billion years ago.”

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Answer for IELTS academic reading matching features mock test Question 2

THE MENACE OF FAKE NEWS

(Note: The text in italics is from the reading passage and shows the location from where the answer is taken or inferred. The text in the regular font explains the answer in detail.)

1 F

Explanation- Paragraph-F-Scientists have identified words and phrases predicting the reliability of the posts on sites like Twitter, in an effort to tackle the fake news menace. 

2 B

Explanation -  Paragraph-B-The 144 million active AdBlock users on the web reflect the enormity of the problem and indicate the worrying level of dissatisfaction caused to internet users by these disturbing advertisements.

3 G

Explanation-  Paragraph-G-Timely research to address this worrying situation is of the essence if we are to stop the problem from spiralling out of control.

4 D

Explanation-Paragraph-D-posts that had earmarked Green Party Chairwoman Eva Glawischnig . Spread via fake profile, the posts described Glawischnig as a 'lousy traitor of the people,' and a 'corrupt klutz


5 E

Explanation-Paragraph-D-Spread via fake profile, the posts described Glawischnig as a 'lousy traitor of the people,' and a 'corrupt klutz.'(negative incident)

However, Glawischnig's attorney considered the verdict a success. 'I think that the floodgates have been opened. Many people have now seen that there are options and will follow or example.'(positive outcome)

6 C

Explanation-Paragraph-E- Criticism and a widespread protest against Facebook for not acting on the menace of fake news and bait adverts have given some results.


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Answer for IELTS academic reading matching features mock test Question 3

The Origin of Language

(Note: The text in italics is from the reading passage and shows the location from where the answer is taken or inferred. The text in regular font explains the answer in detail.)

1.E

Explanation:Paragraph 7De Saussure’s argument that historical (diachronic) analysis was not relevant for understanding the organisation of a given linguistic system when considered in its use by a community of speakers, had an important influence.

2.B

Explanation: Paragraph 7 – In addition, Franz Boas and his pupil Edward Sapir, working in North America, showed that the languages of the Native Americans had to be understood in their own terms since they had grammars and sound systems that could not be comprehended in terms of systems derived from European languages.

3.D

Explanation: Paragraph 2 – There were some who countered this – for example, the Lutheran pastor Sussmilch who, in 1756, attempted to refute the arguments of Maupertuis that language was an invention by showing that its intricate and systematic patterning could not be the product of human reason alone but must have been the creation of God.

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Answer for IELTS academic reading matching features mock test Question 4

OLDEST FOSSILS FOUND?

(Note: The text in italics is from the reading passage and shows the location from where the answer is taken or inferred. The text in the regular font explains the answer in detail.)

1.B

Explanation: Paragraph 4 - As iron-oxidising bacteria exist even today, these findings underline the achievement of such microorganisms. “They have been around for 3.8 billion years at least,” says Dominic Papineau, the main author from UCL.

2.D

Explanation: Paragraph 5 - According to the research team, this finding strengthens the theory that life appeared and diversified quickly on Earth.
 

3.A

Explanation: Paragraph 5 - “If we look at similar old rocks from Mars and we can’t find evidence of life, then this certainly may point to the fact that Earth may be a very special exception and life might just have arisen on Earth,” remarks Dodd.

4.C

Explanation: Paragraph 6 - An expert on ancient fossil bacteria, Frances Westall, ... She says, “The thing that bothers me most about these structures is the fact that they all seem to be extremely oriented. They are parallel to each other, and microbes don’t grow parallel to each other.”

5.A

Explanation: Paragraph 4 - Matthew Dodd from University College, London who is the leading author of the research says, “If these rocks do indeed turn out to be 4.28 billion years old, then we are talking about the origins of life developing very soon after the oceans formed 4.4 billion years ago.”


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Conclusion

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