Academic Reading sample task, Matching features

IELTS Reading Tip

In the IELTS Reading test, you won't have time to read the whole passage in detail. Spend up to 30 seconds looking at each paragraph, skimming for the main idea of each one.

Questions 1-4

Look at the following items and the list of groups below.

Match each item with the group which first invented or used them.

Write the correct letter A, B, C, D or E in boxes 1-4 on your answer sheet.

NB You may use any letter more than once.

First invented or used by
A the Chinese
B the Indians
C the British
D the Arabs
E the Americans

1black powder.  

2rocket-propelled arrows for fighting.  

3rockets as war weapons.  

4the rocket launcher.  


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