Sample answers for IELTS General Reading Short Answer Questions Mock Test

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  1. Sample answers for IELTS General Reading Short Answer Questions Mock Test
  2. Answer for IELTS General Reading Short Answer Questions - Question 1
  3. Answer for IELTS General Reading Short Answer Questions - Question 2
  4. Answer for IELTS General Reading Short Answer Questions - Question 3
  5. Conclusion

In this blog, we provided sample answers for IELTS general reading short answer questions mock test. If you have not taken the mock test, take it now itself to check your preparation level. 

Answer for IELTS General Reading Short Answer Questions - 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.   Four

Explanation: …different groups within a society have unequal access to resources, prestige, or power, and usually refer to four basic types of societies.

2.   Wild

Explanation: These are small-scale hunter-gatherer communities with populations of less than 100 individuals that migrate seasonally to access wild (undomesticated) food supplies. 

3.   Clans

Explanation: Clans do not have formal leaders, hence there are no significant economic or social inequalities among their members.

4.   Cultivated plants

Explanation: These communities are typically larger than mobile hunter-gatherer groups, but rarely exceed a few thousand people, and their nutrition or subsistence is mostly reliant on cultivated plants and domesticated animals. 

5.   Financial resources

Explanation: Despite the fact that some tribes have officials and even a "capital" or seat of government, these officials lack the financial resources to effectively exercise power.

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Answer for IELTS General Reading Short Answer Questions - Question 2

(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.   Western Countries

Explanation: Yet, at least in developed Western countries, both women and men express a desire for greater equality in family life.

2.   Policies and practices

Explanation: The challenge now is to develop policies and practices based on a presumption of shared responsibility between men and women, 

3.   Australian/ Australian research studies

Explanation: Despite the significant increase in the number of women with dependent children who are in the paid workforce, Australian research studies over the last 15 years are consistent in showing that divisions of labor for family work are very rigid 

4.   Employed mothers

Explanation:  Employed mothers adjust their jobs and personal lives to accommodate family commitments more than employed fathers do.

5.   Leisure activities/ personal leisure activities

Explanation:  Mothers spend less time on personal leisure activities than their partners, a factor that often leads to resentment Demo and Acock 1993).

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Answer for IELTS General Reading Short Answer Questions - Question 3

(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.   Two / two ways

Explanation: The Yoruba people of Nigeria classify their towns in two ways.

2.   Local ruler’s palace

Explanation: The market was usually next to the local ruler's palace.

3.   17 / 17 acres

Explanation:  In the 1930's, the area of Oyo's palace covered 17 acres, and consisted of a series of courtyards surrounded by private and public rooms.

4.   Government administrative buildings

Explanation: Large areas are devoted to government administrative buildings.

5.   Mud walled buildings

Explanation:  Younger well-educated people may have well furnished houses while their older relatives live in mud walled buildings and sleep on mats on the floor.

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To solve any IELTS general reading question types, you need to practice. This IELTS general reading short answer questions mock test helps you to upgrade your performance required for answering the questions. Hence, scoring a good band score in the IELTS general reading test will become easier. 

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Conclusion

Hope you evaluated your answers with the help of these sample answers. Keep practising and correct your mistakes to perform well in the IELTS exam.

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