Sample answers for IELTS academic reading summary completion mock test

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Answers for IELTS academic reading summary completion - Question 1 

(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. saxon period
2. the henge

Explanation: Paragraph 1 - It is only during the Saxon period that any evidence of a village at Avebury began to appear. When the henge was enjoying its golden age, the beginnings of the village we now know layover 3,000 years in the future. 

3. traces

Explanation: Paragraph 2 - The village of the early Saxon period appears to have lain further to the west, traces of its buildings still being visible today between the present village and the hamlet of Avebury Trusloe. 

4. Avebury Trusloe

Explanation: Paragraph 3 - It wasn't until the last century that the historical value of Avebury came to be fully appreciated when Alexander Keiller began to reveal what lay hidden beneath the ground... The past began to override the future when it was deemed expedient to remove many of the buildings that now existed within its confines. Most of the displaced inhabitants were to be relocated to Avebury Trusloe.

5. World war II

Explanation: Paragraph 3 - It is believed that Keiller's intention was to ultimately remove all modern buildings from within the henge, but when World War ii intervened, and his work at Avebury came to an end… 

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Answers for IELTS academic reading summary completion - Question 2 

1. march
2. apiary

Explanation: Paragraph 1 - The best time to establish an Apiary is from the middle of February to the middle of March…

3. small

Explanation: Paragraph 2 - The Bees appear to be aware of the perishable nature of this substance, for they never fill a cell entirely with it, but leave room for a small quantity of honey in each cell containing pollen… 

4. swarm
5. twelve 

Explanation: Paragraph 1 - Stocks should be selected by a competent judge, as the weight alone cannot be relied on, a swarm of the preceding year should be selected, and one that contains not less than twelve pounds of honey…

6. apiarian

Explanation: Paragraph 1 - I would therefore recommend the young Apiarian to take the opinion of some experienced person before he makes his purchase… 

7. young

Explanation: Paragraph 3 - It is very important to observe, that when a swarm of Bees is purchased it must be removed to the place in which it is to remain, upon the evening of the day it swarmed… 

8. Prosperity

Explanation: Paragraph 4 - The prosperity of the hive will much (perhaps entirely) depend upon its being finally placed upon the evening of the day it swarmed.


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Answers for IELTS academic reading summary completion - Question 3

1. compositions
2. sense 
3. caprice 

Explanation: Paragraph 1 - There is a kind of nature that is to be observed in this sort of compositions, as well as in all other; and a certain regularity of thought which must discover the writer to be a man of sense, at the same time that he appears altogether given up to caprice.  

4. humour

Explanation: Paragraph 1 - Among all kinds of writing, there is none in which authors are more apt to miscarry than in works of humor, as there is none in which they are more ambitious to excel. 

5. Founder 
6. collateral line

Explanation: Paragraph 3 - The truth was the founder of the family and the father of Good Sense.  Good Sense was the father of Wit, who married a lady of a collateral line called Mirth, by whom he had issue humour.  

7. True
8. False

Explanation: Paragraph 4 - For as True Humour generally looks serious while everybody laughs about him, False Humour is always laughing whilst everybody about him looks serious.

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We believe that taking the IELTS academic reading summary completion mock test will guide you to achieve a high score in the IELTS academic reading session. Also, if necessary, verify the IELTS academic reading question types for your reference. 

 

Answers for IELTS academic reading summary completion - Question 4 

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

1.USSR

Explanation: The blank requires the name of the place (Main habitat) and the mentioned detail for the place is ‘former’, a word which means ‘what was’.  

The Siberian tiger can be found in what was the USSR and seems to live mainly on the lower slopes of mountains.

2. long distances

Explanation: The blank requires to choose what ‘covers’ refers to. Also, for your reference, information to locate is provided by combining it in the same sentence. Notice the rearrangement of information.

It likes to eat wild boar, wapiti and moose and will travel long distances in search of food and will travel long distances in search of food.

3. genetically

Explanation: The blank requires a qualifier for the adjective ‘similar’. Grammatically, and adverb qualifies an adjective, a verb or another adverb. In this case, we have an adjective.

Genetically it is closely linked to the now extinct Caspian tiger.

4. control

Explanation: The blank requires a word that describes the intention of the conservationists. Grammatically, ‘to + infinitive’ is used to describe an action. The infinitive is the root form of the verb. Here, the two verbs are ‘protect’ and ‘control’,  but protection is the aim which is already mentioned in your question statement.

Russian conservatives are trying to protect Siberian tigers because they keep the wolf population under control.

5. amur tiger

Explanation: The Siberian tiger, also known as the Amur tiger, is a subspecies of tiger native to Russia's the Far East, Northeast China, and possibly North Korea. 

6. more

Explanation: The male tiger weighs more than the female and is bigger than any other species of tiger.

7. 500 

Explanation: In eastern Russia and the surrounding areas, just about 500 Siberian tigers survive. The declining population is threatened by habitat degradation and poaching… 

8. 50

Explanation: Tigers can run at rates of up to 50 miles per hour, although they can only maintain this speed for brief periods of time. In actuality, only one out of every ten of their hunts will be effective. 

 

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Conclusion 

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