Academic Reading sample task, Identifying writers views or claims
Do the following statements agree with the information given in the text?
In boxes 4-7 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|
4 Thirty per cent of deaths in the United States are caused by smoking-related diseases.
5 If one partner in a marriage smokes, the other is likely to take up smoking.
6 Teenagers whose parents smoke are at risk of getting lung cancer at some time during their lives.
7 Opponents of smoking financed the UCSF study.