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Hydroelectric Power IELTS Reading Answers

The Academic passage ‘Hydroelectric Power’ is a reading passage that appeared in an IELTS Test. Read the passage below and answer questions 28- 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
28 NOT GIVEN
29 TRUE Since then, people have used falling water to supply power for grain and saw mills, Paragraph C;

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30 TRUE The first hydroelectric power plants were much more dependable and efficient than the plants of the day that were fired by fossil fuels.  Paragraph D;

Line 1

31 NOT GIVEN
32 FALSE  In addition, silt, usually taken downstream to the lower parts of a river, is caught by a dam and so the river downstream loses the silt that should fertilize the river’s flood plains during high water periods. Paragraph I;

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33 Kinetic energy Hydroelectric plants convert the kinetic energy within falling water into electricity. Paragraph B;

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34 The head the vertical distance that the water falls, called the “head”, Paragraph E;

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35 Seasonal water flow Unfortunately their electricity production capacity fluctuates with seasonal water flow in a river.

 

Paragraph F;

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36 renovated Future increases in the prices of fuel could lead to these places being

renovated.

Paragraph J;

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37 15% Hydroelectric power is at present the earth’s chief renewable electricity source, generating 6% of global energy and about 15% of worldwide electricity. Paragraph B;

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38 Volume over time the flow rate, calculated as volume over time. Paragraph E;

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39 At night  At times of excess electrical system capacity, usually available at night, these plants can also pump water from one reservoir to another at a greater height.  Paragraph F;

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40 Decomposing flooded vegetation Nevertheless, recent studies of the larger reservoirs formed behind dams have implied that decomposing, flooded vegetation could give off greenhouse gases equal to those from other electricity sources. Paragraph G;

Last line

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