Are we Managing to Destroy Science? – IELTS Reading Answers
You should spend 20 minutes on questions 27-40 based on the given passage.
Are we Managing to Destroy Science?
The answers to questions 27-40 are given below along with their explanations.
|Question Number||Answer||Keywords||Locations of Keywords|
|27||productivity||goal of regular five-yearly check-up, to increase productivity||Para 1, lines 4-6|
|28||anxiety||Academic institutions are already preparing for the RAE with some anxiety||Para 2 , line 1|
|29||severe||financial consequences of failure are severe||Para 2, line 2|
|30||pressures||The pressures are forcing research management onto the defensive.||Para 2, line 5|
|31||publish||pressuring them to publish anything regardless of quality,||Para 2, line 7|
|32||funds||diverting funds from, laboratory science into, management||Para 2, lines 8-9|
|33||replace||remove scientists, less active in research, replace, with new, younger, staff||Para 2, last 2 lines|
|34||unsustainable||they are putting unsustainable pressure on academic staff||Para 3, first 2 lines|
|35||FALSE||they, produced few papers, first ten years after, PhDs||Para 4, lines 8-9|
|36||TRUE||private sector, more sensible, long-term view of research priorities||Para 6, lines 3-4|
|38||TRUE||managers will make sure they survive even when those they manage are lost||Para 6, line 6|
|39||D||their early publication records, preclude them from academic posts, present criteria, applied||Para 4, lines 4-6|
|40||C||new member, academic staff, needs, commitment to resources, five- to ten-year period, establish, research||Para 5, lines 3-5|
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