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Right And Left Handedness In Humans IELTS Reading Answers
Right And Left Handedness In Humans IELTS Reading Answers

Right And Left Handedness In Humans IELTS Reading Answers

The Academic passage ‘Right And Left Handedness In Humans’ 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.

Right And Left Handedness In Humans

Right and left handedness in humans - 0001

Right and left handedness in humans - 0002

Right and left handedness in humans - 0003

Right and left handedness in humans - 0004

right and left handedness in humans - 0005

right and left handedness in humans - 0006

Answers

Question number  Answer  Keywords  Location of keywords
1 B Dr Brinkman, a brain researcher at the Australian National University in Canberra, has suggested that evolution of speech went with right-handed preference Paragraph D;

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2 D Mr. Charles Moore, a writer and journalist, is the way the word “right” reinforces its own virtue.language tells people to think that anything on the right can be trusted while anything on the left is dangerous or even sinister. Paragraph G;

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3 C there are more left-handed males than females Paragraph F;

Last line

4 B She has observed that if a left-handed person is brain-damaged in the left hemisphere, the recovery of speech is quite often better and this is explained by the fact that left-handers have a more bilateral speech function. Paragraph D;

Last line

5 A Dr Paul Broca, made the remarkable finding that patients who had lost their powers of speech as a result of a stroke Paragraph C;

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6 C Two American researchers, Geschwind and Galaburda, studied the brains of human embryos and discovered that the left-right asymmetry exists before birth. Paragraph F;

First line

7 E He noted that this distinctive asymmetry in the human population is itself systematic Paragraph A;

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8 15 – 20% With one right and one left-handed parent, 15 to 20 per cent of the offspring will be left-handed. Paragraph B;

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9 40% However, among two left-handed parents, perhaps 40 percent of the children will also be left-handed. Paragraph B;

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10 6% in fact about 6 percent of children with two right-handed parents will be left-handed. Paragraph B;

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11 D Brinkman claims to have discovered a trend in monkeys towards the asymmetry that is evident in the human brain. Paragraph E;

Last line

12 B some consolation to left-handers who have for centuries lived in a world designed to suit right-handed people. alarming, according to Mr. Charles Moore, the way the word “right” reinforces its own virtue. language tells people to think that anything on the right can be trusted while anything on the left is dangerous or even sinister. Paragraph G;

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