IELTS Reading Practice Test 1- Answer

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Questions 1-6

Complete each sentence with the correct ending. Choose the correct ending and move it into the gap

1 to the elimination of the instance.

Explanation: Paragraph 2: By reporting cases of kids who are lured into performing sexual acts online, the Cyber Tipline program helps prevent sexual exploitation of little children.

2 to identify the vulnerable.

Explanation: Paragraph 2: Predators often browse networking sites such as MySpace and Xanga in search of targets as these are popular among the young and contain centralized information such as the child's photos and hobbies. In terms of predators, that's obviously a hot spot where they can go to research victims.

3 to safe and unsafe zones within large cities.

Explanation: Paragraph 3: The web, like any metropolis, has locales While some are by and large safe, others are seedy and horrific

4 to be silent about their virtual interaction with strangers

Explanation:Paragraph 3: A study has revealed that as many as 60% of American teens have received communication via the web from a total stranger. Around 63% of these teens have responded to the mail but have not let their parents know

5  to reach on social networking sites.

Explanation: Paragraph 4: While many chat rooms are easily accessible, others are underground

6 to be disillusioned about the real world.

Explanation: Paragraph 4: Teenagers haven't got anybody with a good strong sense of self-worth to protect them when hey are there. The chat rooms become their reality

Questions 7-11

Complete the sentence. Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS from the passage in each gap.

7 centralized information- centralised information

Explanation: Paragraph 2: Predators often browse networking sites such as MySpace and Xanga in search of targets as they are popular among the young and contain centralized information - centralised information such as the child's photos and hobbies

8 groom

Explanation: Paragraph 2: They need to groom these children and become friends.

9 governing

Explanation: Paragraph 3: And while cities are governed by laws, there is no governing body as far as the web is concerned. 

10 explicit

Explanation: Paragraph 3: Thousands of objectionable sites are hosted by the net, showcasing explicit and often violent content

11 gruesome

Explanation:Paragraph 3: That in several instances of gruesome crimes, victims are enticed through conversations on social networking sites is a worrying factor

Questions 12 and 13

Answer the questions. Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS from the passage in each gap

12 eating disorders

Explanation: Paragraph 5: While it can be argued that the internet is not directly responsible for eating disorders in children, it definitely makes conditions difficult to deal, according to Evans

13 self-harm

Explanation: Paragraph 6: Self-harm is another very serious concern with the internet fuelling an epidemic

Questions 14 and 15

Complete the notes. Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS from the passage in each gap

14 autistic

Explanation:Paragraph 8: Apart from the limitless information, there are games and social networking sites, which are especially useful for autistic children or others with learning disabilities and difficulty in socialising

15 learning disabilities:

Explanation: Paragraph 8: Apart from the limitless information, there are games and social networking sites, which are especially useful for autistic children or others with learning disabilities and difficulty in socialising

Questions 16-21

Reading Passage 2 has seven paragraphs (A-G). Which paragraph contains the following information?

You may use any letter more than once.

16 F

Explanation: Paragraph F: Death rates (mortality) from non-communicable diseases are growing.

17 B

Explanation: Paragraph B: Lack of basic necessities such as food, water and fresh air, create health issues, he says. The second issue, he opines is economies. Poverty, according to the World Bank, is a ruling factor in global health With over 1.4 billion people living below the poverty line, healthcare is not at its optimal with low health budgets Social development is the third issue to be considered

18 E

Explanation: Paragraph E: With globalization and shrinking boundaries, international increased which aid in the spread of deadly viruses and infectious diseases across the borders t

19 G

Explanation: Paragraph G: governments and businesses must devise measures to promote innovative remedies (unorthodox) so that they can not only cure diseases but improve infrastructure for better healthcare delivery.

20 E

Explanation: Paragraph E: It is no longer feasible to relate healthcare with a particular country in isolation... Developed nations ought to address this alarming rise in diseases by promoting health in developing countries and preventing the international spread of disease.

21 C

Explanation: Paragraph C: Primary care addresses preventive measures and early diagnosis is possible at this stage, thus bypassing the need for expensive hospitals that may not be within the patient's reach

Questions 22-27

Choose YES if the statement agrees with the claims of the writer of the passage, choose NO if the statement contradicts the claims of the writer, or choose NOT GIVEN if it is impossible to say what the writer thinks about this.

22 YES

Explanation: Paragraph A:  Rich nations have their own problems concerning basic medical care

23 NO

Explanation: Paragraph A: Globally, 6% people do not have access to basic healthcare services

This implies that 94% of people have access to basic healthcare facilities.

24 NO

Explanation: Paragraph B: Poverty, according to the World Bank is a ruling factor in global health

25 NOT GIVEN

Explanation: Paragraph C states that access to primary care can save people from going to an expensive hospital (... thus bypassing the need for expensive hospitals). The passage does not mention expensive hospitals as an alternative to primary care.

26 NOT GIVEN

Explanation: Paragraph D states that diseases such as diabetes, cancer, asthma and heart disease are rising at an alarming rate and with primary health care, these issues can be addressed at the root level. But, there is no mention of their eradication. 

27 YES

Explanation: Paragraph E: It is no longer feasible to think of healthcare in relation to a particular country in isolation

Question 28

Choose the correct answer

28 inform about factors relevant to health care.

Explanation: Overall Gist: Overall, the passage informs about the factors to be taken care of in order to provide effective healthcare facilities

Questions 29-34

Choose YES if the statement agrees with the claims of the writer of the passage, choose NO if the statement contradicts the claims of the writer, or choose NOT GIVEN if it is impossible to say what the writer thinks about this

29 NO

Explanation: Paragraph 1: Canada is a very good example, for with the advent of the whites, the native Canadians were uprooted and became dwellers on the reservations

Paragraph 2: The problem most aboriginals face is that they have lost their voice in their own land

The sentences above imply that they lived on their land, but suppressed by the whites.

30 NOT GIVEN

Explanation: The text does not describe people's attitude towards the term specifically. General attitude only is discussed

31 NO

Explanation: Paragraph 5: The aboriginal people were forced not only to share their land but also to convert to Christianity

32 YES

Explanation: Paragraph 5: Therefore, is it surprising that the aboriginals have at times pleaded to be left alone? A lot of this also has to do with attitudes that people have retained towards aboriginals.

33 YES

Explanation: Paragraph 5: Even teachers have mindsets about such students as less disciplined and even less intelligent than their peers

34 YES

Explanation: Paragraph 6: Perhaps we are not yet ready for the wide-scale impact of globalisation that takes us not only being across boundaries but also across cultures.

Questions 35 and 36

Choose the correct answer

35 native Canadians were aware of the uses of herbs.

Explanation: Paragraph 4: In Lee Marcel's novel Ravensong the reader is made aware that the native Canadians have traditional knowledge of herbs and their uses 

The 2nd and 3rd options are true for Canadian natives (according to the text), and not for Africans or Australians as quoted in these options.

36 the invasion of the whites has destroyed old ways of life.

Explanation:Paragraph 5: In Achebe's novel Things Fall Apart, the author explains how things literally fall apart in Africa with the advent of the whites. Aboriginals have been forced not only to share their land but also to convert to Christianity. Their unique culture and traditions seem to be looked down upon. Also, there is an increase in crime and negative publicity

Questions 37-40

Write FOUR correct letters (A-H).

The list below contains some possible reasons as to why aboriginals prefer to be left alone.

37 C 

Explanation: Paragraph 5: Also, there is an increase in crime and negative publicity

38 D

Explanation: Paragraph 5: The aboriginal people were forced not only to share their land but also to convert to Christianity:

39 F

Explanation: Paragraph 5: Their unique culture and traditions seem to be looked down upon

40 H

Explanation: Paragraph 5: Even teachers have held mindsets about such as being less disciplined and even less intelligent than their peers. Such discrimination would obviously not sit well with any community

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