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Alternative Medicine In Australia IELTS Reading Answers

Alternative Medicine In Australia IELTS Reading Answers

The Academic passage ‘Alternative Medicine In Australia’ is a reading passage that appeared in an IELTS Test. Read the passage below and answer questions 1 – 13. Beyond the questions, you will find the answers along with the location of the answers in the passage and the keywords that  help you find out the answers.

Alternative Medicine In Australia

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Answers

Question number  Answer  Keywords  Location of keywords
1 C Australia has been unusual in the Western world in having a very conservative attitude to natural or alternative therapies, according to Dr Paul Laver, a lecturer in Public Health at the University of Sydney. Paragraph A;

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2 B The 550,000 consultations with alternative therapists reported in the 1990 survey represented about an eighth of the total number of consultations with medically qualified personnel covered by the survey, according to Dr Laver and colleagues writing in the Australian Journal of Public Health in 1993. Paragraph B;

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3 YES Disenchantment with orthodox medicine has seen the popularity of alternative therapies in Australia climb steadily during the past 20 years Paragraph B;

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4 NO By 1990, this figure had risen to 2.6% of the population Paragraph B;

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5 YES The 550,000 consultations with alternative therapists reported in the 1990 survey Paragraph B;

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6 YES The high standing of professionals, including doctors, has been eroded as a consequence.’ Paragraph B;

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7 YES Rather than resisting or criticizing this trend, increasing numbers of Australian doctors, particularly younger ones, are forming group practices with alternative therapists or taking courses themselves, particularly in acupuncture and herbalism. Paragraph C;

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8 NOT GIVEN
9 NO In 1993, Dr. Laver and his colleagues published a survey of 289 Sydney people who attended eight alternative therapists’ practices in Sydney. Paragraph D;

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10 YES Those surveyed had experience chronic illnesses, for which orthodox medicine had been able to provide little relief. Paragraph D;

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11 Emotional / emotional problems 12% suffer from digestive problems, which is only 1% more than those suffering from emotional problems. Paragraph E;

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12 headache/ headaches Headache sufferers and those complaining of general ill health represent 6% and 5% of patients respectively, Paragraph E;

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13 general ill health Headache sufferers and those complaining of general ill health represent 6% and 5% of patients respectively, Paragraph E;

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