IELTS Reading Sample (Academic) #11
Choose ONE phrase from the list of phrases A-I below to complete each of the following sentences.
Write the appropriate letters in boxes 1-4 on your answer sheet.
1More household waste is produced because
Questions 5 and 6
Choose the correct letter, A, B, C or D.
5Landfills are not approved of because
6A tax was imposed in order
Reading Tip: Summary
Complete the summary below.
Choose NO MORE THAN ONE WORD for each answer.
Write your answers in boxes 7-14 on your answer sheet.
Solutions to the problem of how to dispose of excess rubbish must be found. With the dramatic increase in both 7 and industrial rubbish, the 8 must devise new policies to deal with the matter. The well established 9 are now considered 10 so it is preferable to send the refuse to 11 works in order to 12 the waste products which could then be used to manufacture 13 goods. Also the general public must be better informed of the worrying environmental 14 the planet faces if this matter is not addressed urgently.