IELTS Reading - Passage 2
You should spend about 20 minutes on Questions 15-28, which are based on Reading Passage 2 on the following pages.
Choose the appropriate letters A-D and write them in boxes 15-17 on your answer sheet.
|15 According to information in the text, leukaemia and pneumonia|
|A are responsible for 84,000 deaths each year.|
|B are strongly linked to cigarette smoking.|
|C are strongly linked to lung cancer.|
|D result in 30 per cent of deaths per year.|
|16 According to information in the text, intake of carbon monoxide|
|A inhibits the flow of oxygen to the heart.|
|B increases absorption of other smoke particles.|
|C inhibits red blood cell formation.|
|D promotes nicotine absorption.|
|17 According to information in the text, intake of nicotine encourages|
|A blood circulation through the body.|
|B activity of other toxins in the blood.|
|C formation of blood clots.|
|D an increase of platelets in the blood.|
Do the following statements reflect the claims of the writer in Reading Passage 2.
In boxes 18-21 on your answer sheet, write
|YES||if the statement reflects the claims of the writer|
|NO||if the statement contradicts the claims of the writer|
|NOT GIVEN||if it is impossible to say what the writer thinks about this|
Choose ONE phrase from the list of phrases A-J below to complete each of the following sentences (Questions 22-24).
Write the appropriate letters in boxes 22-24 on your answer sheet.
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Classify the following statements as being
Write the appropriate letters A-D in boxes 25-28
on your answer sheet.
NB You may use any letter more than once.