Affordable Art Reading Answers
Affordable Art is a real Reading test passage that appeared in the IELTS.
With diligent practice, the Reading Module can be the top-scoring category for IELTS Aspirants. To score well, you must understand how to approach and answer the different question types in the Reading Module.
By solving and reviewing Sample Reading Questions from past IELTS papers, you can ensure that your Reading skills are up to the mark. Practise the reading passage ‘Affordable Art’ below and for more, try IELTS reading practice tests from IELTSMaterial.com.
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You should spend about 20 minutes on Questions 1-13, which are based on the Reading Passage below.
Find the practice test with the Affordable Art PDF here.
The answers to questions 1-13 are given below along with their explanations.
|Question Number||Answer||Keywords||Locations of Keywords|
|1||Picasso||Picasso, iconic names in art, ceramics, lithographs||Para 2, lines 2-3|
|2||Anthony Gross||Valley with cornflowers, Anthony Gross||Para 6, lines 4-5|
|3||Lesser-known artist||smarter, buy, good one—offs, lesser-known artists||Para 5, last 2 lines|
|4||Uncool style||affordable, style, considered ‘uncool’||Para 8, line 1|
|5||Oil painting||1962 oil, Vu Cao Dam||Para 12, lines 3-4|
|6||vii||multiples, prints, screen prints, lithographs, limited editions.||Para 3, line 4|
|7||iii||There’s still prejudice against prints||Para 4, line 4|
|8||vi||oil by Anthony Gross
oils by the popular Mary Fedden
|Para 6, line 5;
Para 7, lines 2-3
|9||iv||Hampstead landscape, Frederick William Watts, a study of three Spanish girls, John Bagnold Burgess||Para 8, last 2 lines|
|10||TRUE||big-name artists, including Pablo Picasso and Andy Warhol
Christie’s sale, Picasso, Matisse, Micro and Steinlen
|Para 1, line 2
Para 4, line 1
|13||FALSE||It can be smarter, buy, good one—offs, lesser-known artists||Para 5, last 2 lines|
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