Academic Reading sample task, Multiple choice


Multiple choice questions are used to test a wide range of reading skills. Some of these questions, for example, may require you to understand specific points or the main points of the text. You are required to select the best answer from several options (for example, A, B, C or D), and to write the letter of the answer you have chosen on the answer sheet. The questions are given in the same order as the information in the passage.

Questions 1-3

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

1Research completed in 1982 found that in the United States soil erosion

2By the mid-1980s, farmers in Denmark

3Which one of the following increased in New Zealand after 1984?


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