IELTS General Reading 1 - Passage 3

Exam Tip

True/False/Not Given questions ask you to identify whether a statement agrees with or contradicts information in the passage. Yes/No/Not Given questions ask you to say whether a statement agrees with or contradicts the writer's views.

Questions 28-35

Reading Passage 3 has seven sections, A-G.

Which paragraphs contains the following information?

Write the correct letter A-G in boxes 28-35 on your answer sheet.

NB You may use any letter more than once.

28the different amounts of sleep that people require 

29an investigation into the results of sleep deprivation 

30some reasons why people may suffer from sleep disorders 

31lifestyle changes which can help overcome sleep-related problems 

32a process by which sleep helps us to remain mentally and physically healthy 

33claims about a commercialised man-made product for sleeplessness 

34the role of physical changes in sleeping habits 

35the processes involved during sleep 

Questions 36-40

Do the following statements agree with the information given in Reading Passage 3?

In boxes 36-40 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

36Sleep can cure some illnesses. 

37The various stages of sleep occur more than once a night. 

38Dreaming and sleep-walking occur at similar stages of sleep. 

39Sleepers move around a lot during the REM stage of sleep. 

40The body temperature rises relatively early in elderly people. 


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