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Mrs. Carlill And The Carbolic Smoke Ball IELTS Reading Answers

Mrs. Carlill And The Carbolic Smoke Ball IELTS Reading Answers

The Academic passage ‘Mrs. Carlill And The Carbolic Smoke Ball’ is a reading passage that appeared in an IELTS Test. Read the passage below and answer questions 1 – 13. 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.

Mrs. Carlill And The Carbolic Smoke Ball

Mrs. Carlill and the Carbolic Smoke Ball - 0001

Mrs. Carlill and the Carbolic Smoke Ball - 0002

Mrs. Carlill and the Carbolic Smoke Ball - 0003

Mrs. Carlill and the Carbolic Smoke Ball - 0004

Mrs. Carlill and the Carbolic Smoke Ball - 0005Mrs. Carlill and the Carbolic Smoke Ball - 0006

Mrs. Carlill and the Carbolic Smoke Ball - 0007

Mrs. Carlill and the Carbolic Smoke Ball - 0008

Answers

Question number  Answer  Keywords  Location of keywords
1 NOT GIVEN 
2 FALSE  the theory that micro-organisms caused disease was gaining ground, but no one had identified an organism responsible for flu (and wouldn’t until 1933) Paragraph I;

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3 TRUE  In the absence of a germ, many clung to the old idea of bad airs, or mi­asmas, Paragraph I;

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4 NOT GIVEN 
5 gauze The carbolic smoke ball was a hollow rubber ball, 5 centimetres across, with a nozzle covered by gauze. Paragraph L;

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6 nozzle The carbolic smoke ball was a hollow rubber ball, 5 centimetres across, with a nozzle covered by gauze. Paragraph L;

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7 powder Inside was a powder treated with carbolic acid, or phenol. Paragraph L;

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8 Rubber ball The carbolic smoke ball was a hollow rubber ball, 5 centimetres across, with a nozzle covered by gauze Paragraph L;

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9 C Louisa recovered and sued. Paragraph P;

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10 A On 20 January, Louisa’s husband wrote to the Carbolic Smoke Ball Company Paragraph O;

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11 D Judge Hawkins pointed out that adverts were not aimed at the wise and thoughtful, but at the credulous and weak Paragraph P;

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12 F It seems to me that if a person chooses to make extrava­gant promises of this kind, he probably does so because it pays him to make them Paragraph R;

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13 B The case established the principle of the unilateral and is frequently cited today. Paragraph S;

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