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Malaria IELTS Reading Answers

The Academic passage ‘Malaria’ 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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Question number  Answer  Keywords  Location of keywords
27 v Four species of Plasmodium can produce the disease in its various forms: plasmodium falciparum, plasmodium vivax, plasmodium ovale and plasmodium malaria.

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Malaria parasites are transmitted from one person to another by the female anopheline mosquito.

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28 viii The parasites are then carried by the blood into the victim’s liver where they invade the cells and multiply.After nine to sixteen days they return to the blood and penetrate the red cells where they multiply again, progressively breaking down the red cells. This induces bouts of fever and anaemia in the infected individual. Paragraph C;

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29 Vii  Malaria is diagnosed by the clinical symptoms and microscopic examination of the blood. It can normally be cured by anti-malarial drugs. Paragraph D;

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30 Surprisingly in view of this some ancient treatments were remarkably effective. Paragraph E;

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31 x Malaria has social consequences and is a heavy burden on economic development. Paragraph F;

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32 iii Unfortunately, these population movements and the intensive urbanisation are not always accompanied by adequate development of sanitation and health care. Paragraph G;

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33 xi The hope of global eradication of malaria was finally abandoned in 1969 when it was recognised that this was unlikely ever to be achieved. Paragraph H;

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34 NOT GIVEN 
35 FALSE Until they have acquired such immunity, children remain highly vulnerable. Paragraph D;

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36 TRUE  The problem of controlling malaria in these countries is aggravated by inadequate health structures and poor socio-economic conditions.

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These outbreaks are generally associated with deteriorating social and economic conditions and the main victims are underprivileged rural populations.

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37 B Their sensitivity to insecticides is also highly variable. Paragraph B;

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38 H The parasites are then carried by the blood into the victim’s liver where they invade the cells and multiply. After nine to sixteen days they return to the blood and penetrate the red cells where they multiply again, progressively breaking down the red cells. Paragraph C;

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39 E Although people were unaware of the origin of malaria and the mode of transmission, protective measures against the mosquito have been used for many hundreds of years. Paragraph E;

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40 G In certain regions, however, the parasites have developed resistance to certain anti-malarial drugs, particularly chloroquine. Paragraph D;

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