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High Speed Photography IELTS Reading Answers

High Speed Photography IELTS Reading Answers

The Academic passage ‘High Speed Photography’ is a reading passage that appeared in an IELTS Test. Read the passage below and answer questions 27 – 40. 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
27 C The life cycle of a mushroom, for example, is incredibly subtle to the human eye. Paragraph B;

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28 A But a hummingbird flaps its wings up to 80 times every second. The only way to truly capture this motion is with cameras that will, in effect, slow down time. Paragraph C;

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29 D The solution is a simple one—adjust the playback speed, which is also called by some the film speed adjustment. Paragraph E;

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30 B Photographers or film-makers often place camera near the bat cave, on the path of the flying bats. Paragraph F;

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31 lapse/time interval since each frame is taken with a lapse at a time interval between each shot,  Paragraph B;

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32 Continuous action since each frame is taken with a lapse at a time interval between each shot, when played back at normal speed, a continuous action is produced and it appears to speed up. Paragraph B;

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33 time Put simply: we are shrinking time. Paragraph B;

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34 Greater length To do this, a greater length of film is taken at a high sampling frequency or frame rate, which is much faster than it will be projected on screen. Paragraph C;

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35 Slowed down proportionately When replayed at normal speed, time appears to be slowed down proportionately. Paragraph C;

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36 A Scientists have used photography to record and study movements,

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Artists are equally interested by these aspects 

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Military, police, and security forces use photography for surveillance, recognition and data storage

The whole of paragraph A
37 C To do this, a greater length of film is taken at a high sampling frequency or frame rate, which is much faster than it will be projected on screen. When replayed at normal speed, time appears to be slowed down proportionately. That is why high-speed cameras have become such a mainstay of biology. Paragraph C;

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38 G Since the technique was first pioneered around two hundred years ago, photography has developed to a state where it is almost unrecognisable. Some people would even say the future of photography will be nothing like how we imagine it. Paragraph G;

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39 E The film will originally be shot at a high frame (often 300 frames per second, because it can be converted to much lower frame rates without major issues), but at later editing stage this high frame rate will only be preserved for the prey catching part, while the swimming part will be converted to the normal speed at 24 frames per second. Paragraph E;

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40 F Though highly-advanced tripping device can now allow for unmanned shooting, it still may take several nights to get a truly high quality film. Paragraph F;

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