IELTS Reading Practice Test 2- Answer

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Questions 1-8

Do the following statements agree with the information given in the text?

1 FALSE

Explanation: The lead content in a few packets is found in proportions slightly exceeding the permitted quantity as set by the State Department for Food and Drugs (revised, 2002)

2 TRUE

Explanation: Treetzy Cheesy Barbecue Chips packets with batch numbers TR8806 to TR8917 are found to contain lead proportion

3 TRUE

Explanation: Consumers who have purchased packets... return the product to the retail stores, supermarkets or any other outlet where the product was purchased. The product can also be deposited at the regional Treetz Foods Limited Factories located at Vincent Town...

4 NOT GIVEN

Explanation: The full amount ($5.00) will be refunded for opened as well as unopened packets of adulterated batches. The refunded amount will be available immediately. There is no mention of cash.

5 NOT GIVEN

Explanation: Customers are kindly requested to inform the Quality Control Officer of the company in writing (handwritten or online on the complaint form available on www.trefl.org). The text does not mention anything about when the online window has been opened.

6 FALSE

Explanation: Treetz Foods Limited announces that NO OTHER PRODUCT manufactured by Treetz Foods Limited affected

7 NOT GIVEN

Explanation: According to the text, the company suspects that the adulteration might be intentional but there is nothing stated about competitors,

8 TRUE

Explanation: A case where any individual(s) suspected of or caught red-handed while making unauthorised alterations to the product in question or to any other company product will be directly handed over to the consumer rights official for further action with immediate effect. The company will also lodge a complaint with the police for a detailed investigation of the event...

Questions 9-13

Which place is suitable in each of the following situations (Questions 9-13)?

Write the correct letter, A-C, in the gap.

You may use any letter more than once.

9 B

Explanation: A and C are not open on Monday.

10 C

Explanation: Adventure sports like Surfing, Snorkelling are not available at A or B.

11 A

Explanation: The option of 3-course meal is available at A

12  C

Explanation: Food and Drinks by the water. Weekends: 7:00am to 11:00am

13  A

Explanation: We host parties too. (Up to 60 people)

Questions 14-18

The given text has seven sections, A-G

Which section contains the following information?

Select the correct cell in the matrix.

14 B

Explanation: Invest in user-friendly and scientifically designed office furniture. Chairs with the above-mentioned features are useful

15 E

Explanation: Dust settling on papers, files, paper racks, and other such objects causes respiratory ailments and skin infections

16 G

Explanation: Also, it will save you the discomfort of fumbling for small things such as a pencil or important things such as your pen drive. Use drawers. Place things in order of requirement so that they are handy

17 A

Explanation: Some furniture brands have captured the market with ergonomics gaining popularity... 

18 D

Explanation: Air-conditioned offices need to be cleaned thoroughly as these are devoid of natural sunlight or ventilation that eliminates microbes

Questions 19-26

Do the following statements agree with the information given in the text?

19 NOT GIVEN

Explanation: Prices are not given for any and no comparison has been done.

20 TRUE

Explanation: 6 comfortable sizes, elegant colours and designs for that special occasion

21 FALSE

Explanation: Jackets M&W - provide wearable in rain also.

22 NOT GIVEN

Explanation: Designer watches by SIYA at amazing discounts. Nothing is mentioned about whether it is the first time or not. 

23 NOT GIVEN

Explanation: Vouchers are offered for 3 selected months but what can be purchased by them is not stated.

24 TRUE

Explanation: April: $20 gift voucher and an additional 6% discount on any credit card purchase worth $50 or more. No discount is offered in February or March.

25 FALSE

Explanation: Note: Orders will be delivered within Toronto only

26 TRUE

Explanation: Goods once delivered cannot be returned.

Questions 27-31

The given text has six paragraphs, A-F.

Choose the correct heading for each of the paragraphs, B-F, and move it into the gap.

27 Why democracy is a better choice 

Explanation: Paragraph B: There is a multitude of reasons that make democracy a better form of government.

The passage proceeds to discuss the reasons that make democracy

28  Favourable statistics showing solidity

Explanation: Paragraph C: According to a study conducted in Great Britain between the years 2003-2013, it was found that a majority of 52% of its population is satisfied... Democracies of Norway and Denmark have shown remarkable stability by scoring 1.2 and 2.2 index

29 Advantages outweigh disadvantages:

Explanation: Paragraph D: However, Sir Roger Scruton, a writer and philosopher argues that while democracy is championed as a universal good by the east, the power to guarantee personal and political freedom is overestimated. Major Western nations have for some time been acting on the hypothesis that the solution to political conflicts lies in democracy

30 The dark side

Explanation: Paragraph E: While history has demonstrated the efficiency of democracy, it has its downside massive wastage of funds... rulers will be incompetent.. Unethical means.. illiterate or literate decisions that are erroneous

31 Two sides of a coin

Explanation: Paragraph F: Any political system is bound to have a negative aspect. We can debate on the issue, but we have to agree, democracy works.

Questions 32-34

Answer the questions below.

Choose NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS from the passage for each answer

Write the correct answer in the gap

32 a popular vote- popular vote

Explanation: Paragraph A: A system of government that requires a popular vote to elect its leader and other officials is called a democracy.

33 oppression and tyranny- oppression tyranny

Explanation: Paragraph D: The communist states that had faced oppression and tyranny are now free and can talk of human rights.

34 the political mandate-political mandate

Explanation: Paragraph B: The nature of democracy binds elected leaders to the political mandate they announce for the benefit of citizens, failing which, they are unlikely to be re-elected.

Questions 35-37

Write the correct letters, A-E

What THREE advantages of democracy are mentioned by the writer in the reading passage?

35 A It has an outlook favouring well-being of citizens.
36 B There is no exclusive control of one or a few
37 E Citizens do not face any discrimination.

Explanation:

Paragraph B: Option A is correct: Democracies, is a rule, are accountable and more likely to be humane

In a democracy the interests of citizens is protected

Paragraph B: Option B is correct: There is no monopoly of authority as the government is bound by an election term

Paragraph B: Option E is correct: democracy places civil interest above everything else and holds every citizen equal by the law

Questions 38-40

Write the correct letters, A-E

What THREE disadvantages of democracy are mentioned by the writer in the reading passage?

38 A Every person may not have the good sense to choose the right government.
39 B Rulers may seek their own benent
40 D Pre-election activities involve extravagant expenses.

Explanation:

Paragraph E: Option A is correct: In a democracy, whether you are illiterate or literate, you are allowed to cast your vote.

Paragraph E: Option B is correct: Unethical means can be used by those in power for personal interest

Paragraph E: Option D is correct: The freedom of democracy leads to massive wastage of funds. A huge amount of money is wasted campaigning for elections.

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