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Dawn Of The Robots IELTS Reading Answers

The Academic passage ‘Dawn Of The Robots ’ is a reading passage that appeared in an IELTS Test. Read the passage below and answer questions 14 – 26. 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.

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Answers

Question number  Answer  Keywords  Location of keywords
14 v At first sight it looked like a typical suburban road accident. Paragraph A;

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15 ii Yet here, each car had its on-board computer loaded with a digital map and route plans, and was instructed to negotiate busy roads; differentiate between pedestrians and stationary objects;

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 Yet only three years earlier, at DARPA’s previous driverless car race, every robot competitor – directed to navigate across a stretch of open desert – either crashed or seized up before getting near the finishing line.

Paragraph B;

Line 3

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Last line 

16 viii The robotics industry is developing in much the same way the computer business did 30 years ago,’ Paragraph C;

Line 3

17 vii Humans orient themselves with other objects in a room very easily. Robots find the task almost impossible. Paragraph D;

Lines 6 -7

18 i ‘We are no longer trying to re-create human functions. Instead, we are looking for simpler solutions with basic electronic sensors, for example.’ Paragraph E;

Lines 4 – 5

19 iv a new Hong Kong restaurant, Robot Kitchen, opened with a couple of sensor-laden humanoid machines

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In Japan, University of Tokyo researchers recently unveiled a kitchen ‘android’ that could wash dishes, pour tea and make a few limited meals.

Paragraph F;

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Line 4

20 C Machines such as these take researchers into the field of socialised robotics: how to make robots act in a way that does not scare or offend individuals. Paragraph F;

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21 B ‘We are no longer trying to re-create human functions. Paragraph E;

Line 4

22 A The fact is we still have a way to go before real robots catch up with their science fiction counterparts/ Gates says. Paragraph D;

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23 C ‘Robots first learn basic competence – how to move around a house without bumping into things. Paragraph F;

Line 7

24 onboard computer Yet here, each car had its on-board computer loaded with a digital map and route plans, and was instructed to negotiate busy roads; differentiate between pedestrians and stationary objects; Paragraph B;

Line 3

25 ultrasound signals The Trilobite scuttles around homes emitting ultrasound signals to create maps of rooms, which are remembered for future cleaning. Paragraph E;

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26 touchscreen Each possesses a touch-screen on which orders can be keyed in. Paragraph F;

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