Academic Reading sample task, Identifying information

IELTS Reading Tip

It is very likely that an IELTS Reading passage will contain specialised words, or other words you do not know. Often, you do not need to know what the word means in order to answer a question. Sometimes, you can guess what a technical word means by reading around it in the passage. Where this is not possible, the meaning of the word may be given in a footnote.

Questions 1-6

Sample Passage has eight paragraphs labelled A-H.

Which paragraphs contains the following information?

Write the correct letter A-H in boxes 1-6 on your answer sheet.

1a comparison of past and present transportation methods  

2how driving habits contribute to road problems  

3the relative merits of cars and public transport  

4the writer's prediction on future solutions  

5the increasing use of motor vehicles  

6the impact of the car on city development  


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