IELTS Reading Sample (Academic) #8

Test Tip: Multiple choice

1) Use key ideas in the question to find the right place in the passage.
2) Read that part of the passage and underline the words which answer the question.

Questions 1-6

Do the following statements agree with the information given in Reading Passage 1?

In boxes 1-6 on your answer sheet write

TRUEif the statement agrees with the information
FALSEif the statement contradicts the information
NOT GIVENif there is no information on this

1The film industry does not make films about science. 

2Scientists do not work in unison when deciding what needs to be researched. 

3Parents want to have cloned children now. 

4Technology was important before the development of science. 

5Many people consider cloning to be undesirable. 

6Science and Technology must be seen as separate entities. 

Question 7

Complete the summary below.

Choose NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS from the passage for your answer.

7What influenced the eugenics movement when they were summarizing the findings of their research? 

Questions 8-11

Choose ONE phrase from the list of phrases A-H below to complete each of the following sentences.

Write the appropriate letters in boxes 8-11 on your answer sheet.

List of Phrases
A work in groups in an unethical way
B was responsible for helping to develop basic trades and skills
C scientists are portrayed as being irreligious
D does not make moral judgements
E become involved in hazardous research
F scientists are seen to interfere with nature
G does not help us to understand how the world works
H is more concerned with ethics than research

8In literature 

9Technology 

10Science 

11Rarely do scientists 

Question 12

Choose the correct letter, A, B, C or D.

12According to the writer, Science shows us

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