Sosus: Listening to the Ocean, Monkeys and Forests, Age-proofing our brains Reading Answers
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The IELTS Reading passage, SOSUS: Listening to the Ocean, along with the other two Academic passages – Monkeys and Forests and Age-proofing our brains makes this a complete Reading practice test.
You will have 60 minutes to complete the whole test, which consists of 40 questions in total.
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You should spend about 20 minutes on Questions 1-13, which are based on the Reading Passage below. Find the practice test with the SOSUS： Listening to the Ocean PDF here.
SOSUS： Listening to the Ocean
Do the following statements agree with the information given in the reading passage above? In boxes 1-4 on your answer sheet, write
|TRUE||if the statement is true|
|FALSE||if the statement is false|
|NOT GIVEN||if the information is not given in the passage|
1 In the past, difficulties of research carried out on Moon were much easier than that of
2 The same light technology used on investigation of moon can be employed in the field of ocean.
3 Research on the depth of ocean by method of sound wave is more time-consuming.
4 Hydrophones technology is able to detect the category of precipitation.
The reading Passage has seven paragraphs A-H.
Which paragraph contains the following information?
Write the correct letter A-H, in boxes 5-8 on your answer sheet.
NB You may use any letter more than once
5 Elements affect sound transmission in the ocean.
6 Relationship between global climate and ocean temperature
7 Examples of how sound technology help people research ocean and creatures in it
8 Sound transmission under water is similar to that of light in any condition.
Choose the correct letter, A，B，C or D.
Write your answers in boxes 9-13 on your answer sheet.
9 Who of the followings is dedicated to the research of rate of sound?
A Leonardo da Vinci
B Isaac Newton
C John William Strutt
D Charles Sturm
10 Who explained that the theory of light or sound wavelength is significant in water?
A Lord Rayleigh
B John William Strutt
C Charles Sturm
D Christopher Clark
11 According to Fox and colleagues, in what pattern does the change of finback whale calls happen
A Change in various seasons
B Change in various days
C Change in different months
D Change in different years
12 In which way does the SOSUS technology inspect whales?
A Track all kinds of whales in the ocean
B Track bunches of whales at the same time
C Track only finback whale in the ocean
D Track whales by using multiple appliances or devices
13 what could scientists inspect via monitoring along a repeated route ?
A Temperature of the surface passed
B Temperature of the deepest ocean floor
C Variation of temperature
D Fixed data of temperature
You should spend about 20 minutes on Questions 14-27, which are based on the Reading Passage below. Find the practice test with the Monkeys and Forests PDF here.
Monkeys and Forests
The reading Passage has seven paragraphs A-I.
Which paragraph contains the following information? Write the correct letter in boxes 14-19 on your answer sheet.
14 a reference of reduction in Forest inhabitant
15 Only one species of monkey survived while other two species were vanished
16 a reason for howler Monkey of choosing new leaves
17 mention to howler Monkey’s nutrient and eating habits
18 a reference of asking farmers’ changing attitude toward wildlife
19 the advantage for howler Monkey’s flexibility living in a segmented habitat
Look at the following places and the list of descriptions below.
Match each description with the correct place, A-E.
Write the correct letter, A-E, in boxes 20-22 on your answer sheet.
List of places
A Hacienda La Pacifica
B Santa Rosa National Park
C a cacao plantation in Tabasco, Mexico
D Estacion de Biologia Los Tuxtlas in Veracruz, Mexico
E Amazon Basin
20 howler Monkey’s benefit to the local region’s agriculture
21 Original home for all three native monkeys
22 A place where Capuchins monkey comes for a better habitat
Complete the sentences below.
Choose NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS from the passage for each answer. Write your answers in boxes 23-27 on your answer sheet.
The reasons for Howlers monkey survive better
in focal region than other two species
Howlers in La Pacifica since they can feed themselves with leaf when 23………………………is not easily found
Howlers has better ability to alleviate the 24………………………. which old and young trees used to protect themselves)
When compared to that of spider monkeys and capuchin monkeys, the 25 …………….. the rate of Howlers is relatively faster (round for just every 2 years).
The monkeys can survive away from open streams and water holes as the leaves howlers eat hold high content of 26………………………………. which ensure them to resist to continuous 27………………………………………. in Guanacaste
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You should spend about 20 minutes on Questions 28-40, which are based on the Reading Passage below. Find the practice test with the Age-proofing Our Brains PDF here.
Age-proofing Our Brains
Choose the Four correct letters among A-G.
Write your answers in boxes 28-31 on your answer sheet.
Which of the FOUR situations or conditions assisting the Brains’ function?
A Preventive treatment against Alzheimer’s disease
B Doing active aerobic exercise and frequently climbing stairs
C High levels of education
D Early verbal or language competence training
E Having more supplements such as ginkgo tree
F Participate in more physical activity involving in stimulating tasks
G Personality and feelings of self-fulfillment
Use the information in the passage to match the people (listed A-G) with opinions or deeds below. Write the appropriate letters A-G in boxes 32-39 on your answer sheet.
NB you may use any latter more than once.
A Zaven Khachaturian
B William Greenough
C Marilyn Albert
D Robert Sapolsky
E Linda Gilbert
F Peter Davies
A Paddy Spence
32 Alzheimer’s was probably a kind of disease rather than a normal aging process.
33 Keeping neurons busy, people may be able to endure more harm to your brain
34 Regular exercises boost blood flow to the brain and increase anti-disease disability.
35 Significant increase of Sales of ginkgo has been shown.
36 More links between their neurons are found among stimulated animals.
37 Effectiveness of the use of brains supplements products can be of little scientific proof.
38 Heightened levels of stress may damage brain cells and cause part of brain to deteriorate.
39 Products that upgrade and preserve mental competence are still a newly developing industry.
Choose the correct letters among A-D.
Write your answers in box 40 on your answer sheet.
40 According the passage, what is the most appropriate title for this passage?
A Making our minds last a lifetime
B amazing pills of the ginkgo
C how to stay healthy in your old hood
D more able a brain and neurons
|1 TRUE||11 A||21 A||31 G|
|2 FALSE||12 B||22 B||32 D|
|3 NOT GIVEN||13 C||23 Fruits||33 F|
|4 TRUE||14 G||24 Plant toxins/ toxin||34 C|
|5 D||15 A||25 Reproduction/ reproduce||35 G|
|6 G||16 C||26 Water||36 B|
|7 F||17 B||27 drought||37 A|
|8 D||18 I||28 C||38 C|
|9 D||19 D||29 D||39 E|
|10 A||20 C||30 F||40 A|