Physical Touch Affects Emotional Mood – IELTS Reading Answers
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Physical Touch Affects Emotional Mood
The answers to questions 14-26 are given below along with their explanations.
|Question Number||Answer||Keywords||Locations of Keywords|
|14||more serious||CVs, given, volunteers, heavy clipboards, rated, more serious||Para E, lines 3-4|
|15||texture||test how objects’ weight, texture and hardness||Para C, first 2 lines|
|16||Jigsaw puzzle||similar scenario, volunteers, completed, five piece jigsaw||Para D, lines 6-7|
|17||smooth||volunteers were given a smooth puzzle||Para D, lines 7-8|
|18||workplace||scenario set in a workplace||Para D, line 2|
|19||wood block||Volunteers, hard block of wood, judged the employee, rigid, stricter||Para D, lines 4-5|
|20||negotiations||After, told, sticker price, write down, first offer price, second price||Para C, lines 5-6|
|21||soft seats||in hard chairs, less flexible, haggling skills, less willing, drop their prices, negotiations||Para C, last 2 lines|
|22||H||Past studies, people judge strangers, generous, caring after, held, warm cup of coffee, than a cold drink||Para F, first 2 lines|
|23||D||hard block of wood, judged, employee, rigid, stricter than those, given a blanket||Para D, lines 5-6|
|24||A||hard chairs, less flexible, less willing, drop their prices during, negotiations,||Para C, last 2 lines|
|25||F||use everyday phrases, ‘take the rough with the smooth’, ‘a prickly situation’||Para E, last 4 lines|
|26||D||influence, behaviour towards others, because, sitting, hard instead of, soft chair||Para F, last 2 lines|
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