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Problems With Water IELTS Reading Answers

Problems With Water IELTS Reading Answers

The Academic passage ‘Problems With Water’ is a reading passage that appeared in an IELTS Test. Read the passage below and answer questions 14 – 27. 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.

Problems With Water

PROBLEMS WITH WATER - 0001

PROBLEMS WITH WATER - 0002

PROBLEMS WITH WATER - 0003

PROBLEMS WITH WATER - 0004

PROBLEMS WITH WATER - 0005

Answers

Question number  Answer  Keywords  Location of keywords
14 LG Rather than rely on new dam construction, the city should ensure that water is used wisely at all times rather than only in dry spells, Greef says.  Paragraph D;

Last line 

15 MM Water Affairs director-general

Mike Muller says South Africa is near the end of its dam-building programme.

Paragraph D;

Line 2

16 LG For some of those who have only recently been given ready access to water, their gains are under threat as the number of cut-offs by municipalities for non-payment rise, says Liane Greef of the Environmental Monitoring Group. Paragraph C;

Line 5

17 ME However, Evans says the US is about to agree to this extension. Paragraph B;

Line 7

18 GB “Although South Africa’s feat far exceeds the UN millennium goal on water supply, severe constraints on local government capacity make a more rapid expansion difficult,” says Bennetts. Paragraph C;

Line 5

19 FR According to the institute’s director-general, Frank Rijsbereman, rice growers in China use a quarter of the water a ton of

produce to those in South Africa. 

Paragraph F;

Line 2

20 LG Water supply, she insists, is best handled in the public interest by accountable government.

 

Paragraph E;

Line 2

21 ME Evans adds that “the strong possibility that the world is experiencing climate change also adds to this urgency.” Paragraph A;

Last line

22 NOT GIVEN 
23 FALSE Nearly half the world’s population will experience critical water shortages by 2025, according to the United Nations (UN). Paragraph A;

Line 1

24 NOT GIVEN 
25 TRUE Only US negotiators have been resisting the extension of goals to include sanitation due to the financial commitment this would entail. Paragraph B;

Line 6

26 FALSE A number of projects and funding initiatives were unveiled at the summit. But implementation is always harder, as South Africa has experienced in its water programme Paragraph C;

Lines 1 – 2

27 TRUE To lower agricultural demand for water the Sri Lanka-based International Water Management Institute is researching ways of obtaining “more crop per drop” through the

development of drought resistant crops, as well as through better water management techniques.

Paragraph E;

Last line 

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