IELTS Reading 4 - Passage 3

Questions 27-31

Reading Passage 3 has seven paragraphs, A-G.

Which paragraph contains the following information?

Write the correct letter A-G in boxes 27-31 on your answer sheet.

NB You may use any letter more than once.

27how AI might have a military impact  

28the fact that AI brings together a range of separate research areas  

29the reason why AI has become a common topic of conversation again  

30how AI could help deal with difficulties related to the amount of information available electronically  

31where the expression AI was first used  

Reading Tip

Throughout the exam, you need to make sure you rely on the information in the passages, not on your own ideas. This is especially important with this type of question: never be tempted to reflect your own opinion, always consider only what is in the text.

Questions 32-37

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

In boxes 32-37 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

32The researchers who launched the field of AI had worked together on other projects in the past. 

33In 1985, AI was at its lowest point. 

34Research into agent technology was more costly than research into neural networks. 

35Applications of AI have already had a degree of success. 

36The problems waiting to be solved by AI have not changed since 1967. 

37The film 2001: A Space Odyssey reflected contemporary ideas about the potential of AI computers. 

Questions 38-40

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

Write your answres in boxes 38-40 on your answer sheet.

38According to researchers, in the late 1980s there was a feeling that

39In Dr Leake's opinion, the reputation of AI suffered as a result of

40The prospects for AI may benefit from


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