IELTS Reading 2 - Passage 2

Reading Tip: Matching Information

1) Underline the key words in each question.

2) Start with Paragraph A and decide if it contains information which matches a question.If there is no match, go on to the next paragraph.

3) Your answers should be A, B, C etc.: dont write line numbers or anything else.

4) Unless the instructions tell you that you can use any letter more than once, make sure all your answers are different.

Questions 14-19

Reading Passage 2 has nine paragraphs, labelled AI.

Which paragraphs contains the following information?

Write the correct letter A-I in boxes 14-19 on your answer sheet.

NB You may use any letter more than once.

14a biological explanation of the teacher-subjects' behaviour 

15the explanation Milgram gave the teacher-subjects for the experiment 

16the identity of the pupils 

17the expected statistical outcome 

18the general aim of sociobiological study 

19the way Milgram persuaded the teacher-subjects to continue 

Questions 20-22

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

20The teacher-subjects were told that they were testing whether

21The teacher-subjects were instructed to

22Before the experiment took place the psychiatrists

Questions 23-26

Do the following statements agree with the information given in Reading Passage 2?

In boxes 23-26 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

23Several of the subjects were psychology students at Yale University. 

24Some people may believe that the teacher-subjects' behaviour could be explained as a positive survival mechanism. 

25In a sociological explanation, personal values are more powerful than authority. 

26Milgram's experiment solves an importapt question in sociobiology. 


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