Population Viability Analysis Reading Answers

The Academic passage ‘Population Viability Analysis’ is a reading passage that appeared in an IELTS Test. Read the passage below and answer questions 1-12. 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.

Population Viability Analysis

Population Viability Analysis 1

Population Viability Analysis 2

Population Viability Analysis 3

Population Viability Analysis 4

Population Viability Analysis 5


The answers to these questions are given below with their explanations.

Question Number Answer Keywords Location of Keywords
1 YES political decisions, extent, type, forestry, understand, consequences, impact, population viability analysis (PVA), predicting, probability, species, extinct Part A; first 4 lines
2 NO successfully used, United States input, resource exploitation decisions, wildlife managers, potential, population viability, wildlife management, Australia’s forests Part A; lines 4-7
3 NO A species, extinct, last individual dies Part A; lines 7-8
5 VI Some pairs, several young, single year while others, none, same year Part B; Paragraph A; lines 3-4
6 III Small populations cannot avoid, inbreeding, there is, small number, one sex Part B; Paragraph B; lines 1-2
7 I Without genetic variability, species lacks, evolve, cannot adapt, changes, environment, predators, diseases Part B; Paragraph C; lines 1-3
8 II Environment, fluctuates, fluctuations add, another degree, uncertainty, survival, species. Part B; Paragraph D; lines 1-3
9 will(/may) not survive, or, [will (/ may/ could) become extinct] A species, isolated places, not have, same probability of extinction, species, single population, single locality Part C; lines 1-4
10 locality/ distribution Besides these processes, bear in mind distribution, population Part C; line 1
11 logging takes place/ logging occurs Where logging occurs, the cutting down, forests, timber, forest-dependent creatures, area, forced, leave Part C; lines 4-5
12 B PVA, survival, distribution, extinction All over the passage

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