IELTS general reading multiple choice questions mock test

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Table of contents

  1. IELTS general reading multiple choice questions mock test 
  2. IELTS general reading multiple choice questions mock test - Question 1
  3. IELTS general reading multiple choice questions mock test - Question 2
  4. IELTS general reading multiple choice questions mock test - Question 3 
  5. Answers for the mock test
  6. Conclusion 

In the multiple choice questions, you are asked to choose the correct option from the given options. Read the question first and understand the logic. Then, identify the keyword from the question and go to the passage to match the keyword. Once you find the correct text, read the entire text twice or thrice to find the appropriate option. Note that the questions are in the order of the passage. Attempt the IELTS general reading multiple choice questions mock test given on this page to familiarise yourself with the question type.

IELTS general reading multiple choice questions mock test - Question 1 

Answer questions 1- 5 which are based on the reading passage below.

Lack of sleep

The average man or woman needs between seven and a half and eight hours of sleep per night. Some individuals can make do with a lot less. When Baroness Thatcher was Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, she was said to be able to work on only four hours of sleep per night. Dr. Jill Wilkinson, a senior lecturer in psychology at Surrey University and co-author of 'Psychology in Counselling and Therapeutic Practice,' claims that healthy people who sleep fewer than five hours or even two hours every 24 hours are uncommon, but they do exist.

According to a recent review, the major functions of sleep are to allow the body to relax and restore, enabling time for repairs and tissue regeneration. The secretion of the development hormone somatotropin, which helps tissue regeneration, peaks while we sleep, which lends credence to the rest-and-repair notion. Sleep deprivation, on the other hand, can weaken the immune system, muddle thinking, lead to melancholy, increase anxiety, and raise irritability.

When researchers in San Diego deprived a group of men of sleep for one night between Sam and Lam, they found that levels of their body's natural defences against viral infections had fallen dramatically the next morning. Professor William Regelson of Virginia University, an insomnia specialist, says, "Sleep is crucial for our physical and mental well-being, and there are few parts of daily living that are not impacted by a lack of it." 'Sufferers are weak to infection because it can substantially damage the immune system's function.'

Sleep deprivation is rarely a choice for many people. Some people have problems falling asleep, while others have problems staying asleep until the morning. Despite the widespread perception that sleep is one long event, a study shows that there are five stages of sleep and four cycles during which the sequence of stages is repeated throughout an ordinary night.

The heart rate and blood pressure drop and the muscles relax, during the first light phase. Sleep slowly deepens in the next two stages. The slumber is so deep in stage four, which takes about an hour, that if the sleeper is awoken, he or she will be confused and disoriented. Sleep-walking can occur throughout this stage, with an average episode staying little more than 15 minutes.

Question 1 - 5 

Choose the correct letter, A - D.

1. People who sleep fewer than five hours or even two hours every 24 hours are uncommon, 

A. no one does the same
B. they can get some mental issues
C. they need more sleep
D. but they do exist.

2. The major functions of sleep are to let the body

A. to feel uncomfortable
B. to relax and restore
C. to become lazy
D. to refresh physically and mentally
Questions 3 and 4 (h4)

Choose TWO letters, A - D.

On the other hand, sleep deprivation can weaken the 

A. immune system
B. Mind
C. body
D. muddle thinking

5. During the first light phase, the heart rate and blood pressure drop and 

A. the muscles relax
B. the mind relaxes
C. the mood changes
D. reduce the mental illness

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IELTS general reading multiple choice questions mock test - Question 2 

Answer questions 1- 5 which are based on the reading passage below.

Lost Cards

If you lose your credit card, chequebook, debit card, or cash card, reach your credit card provider or bank as soon as possible. This should be done with a letter. Inform the police as well if you suspect theft. In most cases, if you reach early enough, you will not be responsible for any costs that a thief has racked up on your account. Even this minor risk is usually covered by most homeowners' insurance policies.

Because plastic money has become so universal, programs like Credit Card Shield and Card Protection System exist to help customers whose cards have been lost or stolen. For a nominal annual charge, you can register all of your cards, including cash cards and store-issued account cards, with a central registry. If any or all of your cards are taken, you only need to call the register once, which is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. As soon as you call, you are no longer responsible for any bills incurred by the thief, and the scheme's staff will inform all of the companies whose cards you used.

CARD OF CREDIT You will not be liable for more than £50 of the bills incurred by a thief using your card. You won't have to spend anything if you report the loss before the card is used.

CHEQUES AND CERTIFICATE CARD You won't have to pay for any fake cheques used by a thief unless you were careless, such as signing blank cheques. The loss will be borne by the bank or shop that takes them.

CARD OF DEBIT (Switch or Visa Delta) Banks use a system similar to credit cards in which you are responsible for invoices up to £50.

Unless the bank can prove extreme negligence, such as writing your personal identification number on your card, you can be compelled to spend back any sums a thief withdraws using your card, but only up to the moment you report the loss and up to £50.
Keep your card and a note of your personal number (which isn't on the card) separate at all times.

If at all possible, remember your personal phone number. If you have to make a note of it, make it out to be something else, like a phone number.
When a credit card is used as a cash card, the same rules and concerns apply.

Question 1 - 5

Choose the correct letter, A - D.

1. Inform the police as well if 

A. you lost your credit card
B. you suspect theft
C. you forget to bring the card
D. your card is not working 

2. Even this minor danger is usually covered by most homeowners' 

A. insurance policies
B. bank policies
C. security policies
D. safety policies

3. You can register all of your cards, including cash cards and store-issued account cards, 

A. with the bank authorities
B. with the insurance company
C. with the higher officials
D. with a central registry.

4. You won't have to pay anything if you notify the loss

A. after the card is used 
B. before the card lost
C. before the card is used
D. after the card lost

5. When a credit card is used as a cash card,

A. the same regulations and concerns apply
B. a lot of benefits waiting for you
C. you will have more offers
D. debit card usage will be reduced

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IELTS general reading multiple choice questions mock test - Question 3

Answer questions 1- 6 which are based on the reading passage below.

Out of the ashes

Uppark, a huge eighteenth-century home in Sussex, caught fire on the afternoon of August 30, 1989. Builders had been fixing the lead on the top for a year and, ironically, were planned to finish the next day, August 31st. The fire department was on the scene within fifteen minutes of the alarm being called, yet nothing from the superb collection on the first floor stayed except an oil painting of a dog that the firemen picked up as they withdrew from the fire.

95 percent of the contents from the ground floor and basement were saved thanks to the bravery and fast action of the previous owners, the Meade-Featherstonhaugh family, and the staff, stewards, and visitors to the house, who formed human chains to pass the valuable porcelain, furniture, and paintings out onto the lawn. The National Trust's conservators were mobilised as the blaze raged on, and local stationers were notably opened that evening to produce the large supplies of blotting paper that were badly required in the rescue process.

Uppark was totally available to the sky the next morning. The bottom floor and basement were covered in a sludge of wet charcoal, and burnt and fallen beams lay among the smoke in every room.  It had been a stage of full destruction. Following the initial shock, the days following the fire were full of findings. The National Trust's archaeologists and conservators sprung into action, first laying out the site in a grid and then recovering everything down to the last door handle with the help of volunteers. Each fragment's location was documented, and the waste was placed in a plethora of dustbins before being transmitted and organised.

The Red Room carpet, thought to be completely gone, was found covered around the remains of a piano three weeks later, and there was huge excitement when remnants of the lantern from the Staircase Hall were rescued out of the debris of two fallen floors. There was also a fortunate saving for the State Bed. Staff who had fled the scene at 3 a.m. on the night of the fire thought it would be lost forever, but when they returned the next morning, it was mostly unharmed. The silk-hung bed was dismantled and passed out piece by piece by firemen, who were overseen by the National Trust's conservators from outside the Tapestry Room window. The ceiling caved in twenty minutes later.

The effort of fixing Uppark was unmatched in the National Trust's history. The first question was whether it should even be done. Whatever had not been damaged by the fire had to be left exposed to the elements. After contacting several professionals and obtaining permission from the National Trust's Executive Committee, the restoration work started within a month. It was carried out for three primary reasons. Following the fire, it became clear how much of the structure, with its lavishly painted interiors, survived, to destroy the house, as one critic urged, would have been vandalism.

Furthermore, because the house was insured, the repairs would not need the National Trust to use its own assets. Finally, much of Sir Matthew Featherstonhaugh's and his son Harry's amazing collection acquired expressly for Uppark in 1747, had been spared. These antiques belonged nowhere else, and restoring the house to its original state would allow them to be seen and enjoyed once more.

Question 1 - 6

Choose the correct letter, A - D.

1. Builders had been repairing the lead on the roof for a year and, ironically, were scheduled 

A. to finish within a week
B. to finish on the next morning
C. to finish the next day
D. to finish with two days

2. Nothing from the magnificent collection on the first floor survived except 

A. an oil painting of a dog 
B. a boy struggled 
C. a barking dog
D. a crying baby

3. People on the ground floor and basement were saved thanks to the courage and quick 

A. action of the firefighters
B. action of the previous owners
C. action of the current owners
D. action of the neighbours

4. Uppark was completely open to the 

A. everyone
B. all children
C. all people around them
D. sky the next morning

5. After contacting several experts and receiving approval from the National Trust's Executive Committee, the restoration work began

A. in the next day
B. within a year
C. within a week
D. within a month

6. Restoring the house to its original state would allow them to be 

A. living happily
B. seen and enjoyed once more.
C. missing the old house
D. get together with everyone


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Trying out the IELTS general reading multiple choice questions mock tests will be very useful for you to answer the questions with ease. Also, it will boost your IELTS general reading score. Also, check the mock test available for other IELTS general reading question types. 

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Answers for the mock test 

Verify your sample answers for the IELTS general reading multiple choice questions mock test here. This evaluation may indicate your skill level in solving the particular question type. 

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Conclusion 

There are a lot of benefits like self evaluation, question understanding, etc. in taking the mock test before attempting the final IELTS test. So, keep practising and evaluating yourself until you are comfortable in answering multiple choice questions. This will make you achieve your dream score.

 

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