Prepare with the #1 ranked IELTS platform. Buy our:
Band 8+ Video Courses Recent Actual Tests Questions E-books
IELTS Academic Reading ‘The Ant and the Mandarin’ Answers IELTS Academic Reading ‘The Ant and the Mandarin’ Answers
IELTS Academic Reading ‘The Ant and the Mandarin’ Answers

IELTS Academic Reading ‘The Ant and the Mandarin’ Answers

The IELTS Academic Reading: Cambridge Reading Sample; ‘The Ant and the Mandarin’ with answers. The post will discuss the answers to questions 14-26.

The Ant and the Mandarin

IELTS Academic Reading ‘The Ant and the Mandarin’ Answers - 0001

IELTS Academic Reading ‘The Ant and the Mandarin’ Answers - 0002

IELTS Academic Reading ‘The Ant and the Mandarin’ Answers - 0003

IELTS Academic Reading ‘The Ant and the Mandarin’ Answers - 0004

IELTS Academic Reading ‘The Ant and the Mandarin’ Answers - 0005

IELTS Academic Reading ‘The Ant and the Mandarin’ Answers - 0006

IELTS Academic Reading ‘The Ant and the Mandarin’ Answers - 0007

Answers

The answers with explanations are given below

Question Number Answers Keywords Location of Keywords
14. C The earliest report of citrus ants, written by Hsi Han in AD 304 Paragraph E, First 3 lines
15. F in 1915, Walter Swingle, a plant physiologist Paragraph D, Lines 3-4
16. A the idea of using one insect to destroy another, the first breakthrough, in 1888 Paragraph J, First 4 lines
17. D introduction of powerful organic insecticides.  Paragraph K, First 5 lines
18. E revive the old ant patrols in the late 1960s, have faith in their insect workforce Paragraph K, Last 2 lines
19. True China also has the greatest diversity of citrus pests.  Paragraph C, Lines 3-4
20. False Swingle, was sent to China in search of varieties of orange that were resistant to the disease. Paragraph D, Lines 3-5
21. False despite his reports, many Western biologists were sceptical.  Paragraph J, First 2 lines
22. True As costs soared Paragraph K, Lines 5-6
23. True growers began to revive the old ant patrols  Paragraph K, Last 2 lines
24. False Trees with yellow ants produced more healthy leaves than those without. Paragraph L. Lines 4-5
25. True Trees yield just as big a crop as those protected by expensive chemical sprays. Paragraph L, Last 2 lines
26. False Carnivorous ants, maintain a better balance of species in their orchards.  Paragraph O, First 3 lines

Also check :

Written By

Sowmya is a content writer and is passionate about her job. She currently works on editing and writing engaging content for IELTS Material. She also has experience in the Software Testing Industry and has worked with Wipro for five and a half years.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

$18 $37

IELTS Reading (Academic) Actual Tests with Answers (Feb-May 2021) | eBook

4.8 stars rating

4.8  ( 41 Reviews )

Buy Now

Featured Posts

50 Recent IELTS Speaking Topics 2020 Part 2 & 3 with Model Answers
50 Recent IELTS Speaking Topics 2021 Part 2 & 3 with Model Answers

For Band 9 Sample Answers for all Part 1,2,3 topics in 2021, you can......

All Useful IELTS Writing Lessons & Websites
All Useful IELTS Writing Lessons & Websites

This post covers all IELTS Writing lessons on IELTS Material website, including: IELTS Writing......

IELTS Writing Recent Actual Tests in 2018 & Band 8.0+ Sample Answers (Updating)
IELTS Writing Recent Actual Tests in 2018 & Band 8.0+ Sample Answers (Updating)

Read IELTS Writing Actual Tests & Band 8.0+ Samples around the world to be......

IELTS Speaking Lessons
IELTS Speaking Lessons

This post contains useful links to the best IELTS speaking lessons/tips/books/practice tests/actual tests/sample answer...

100 IELTS Speaking Topics Part 1 Questions and Answers 2019
100 IELTS Speaking Topics Part 1 Questions and Answers 2019

IELTS Speaking Part 1 Topics Questions and Answers (Jan -May 2020) Check out the......

IELTS Speaking Part 1 Topics 2020 (Jan - May 2020) & Sample Answers
IELTS Speaking Part 1 Questions with Answers 2020 (Jan – May 2020)

In part 1 of the speaking test, the examiner will introduce himself or herself......

High Scoring IELTS Speaking Model Answers with Audio (Based on Past Papers)
High Scoring IELTS Speaking Model Answers with Audio (Based on Past Papers)

What could be better than preparing yourself for your exam by reading model answers......

IELTS Speaking Part 2 Topics in 2019 & Sample Answers
IELTS Speaking Part 2 Topics in 2019 & Sample Answers

To be well-prepared for IELTS exam (both IELTS Academic & IELTS General Training Module),......

IELTS Magazine - Week 1 (PDF)
IELTS Magazine – Week 1 (PDF)

IELTS Magazine is our brand new project on our official IELTS blog (ieltsmaterial.com), which......

Useful IELTS Reading Articles, Website Resources & Material for Academic & General Training
Useful IELTS Reading Articles, Website Resources & Material for Academic & General Training

IELTS Reading Resources Besides doing exercises from reading practice tests from Cambridge IELTS Series,......

IELTS Speaking Recent Actual Tests (January - April 2021) & Suggested Answers
IELTS Speaking Recent Actual Tests (January – April 2021) & Suggested Answers

IELTS Speaking Test Part 1 Question and Answers In the following page, you will......

42 Topics for IELTS Speaking Part 1 and Suggested Answers (PDF)
42 Topics for IELTS Speaking Part 1 and Suggested Answers (free PDF download)

In the IELTS Speaking Part 1 Section, IELTS examiner will introduce him or herself......

150 IELTS Speaking Topics 2020 Part 2 & 3 with Model Answers
150 IELTS Speaking Topics 2020 Part 2 & 3 with Model Answers

Check out the latest IELTS Speaking Part 2 topics 2020 with model answers by......

IELTS General Training Writing Task 2 Sample Questions (2013 - 2020) & Model Answers free PDF download
IELTS General Training Writing Task 2 Sample Questions (2013 – 2020) & Model Answers free PDF download

Though IELTS writing is considered to be difficult for some students, it's helpful to......

Cambridge Practice Tests for IELTS Series (1 - 14) Academic and General Training Student's Book with Answers and Audios
Cambridge Practice Tests for IELTS Series (1 – 14) Academic and General Training Student’s Book with Answers and Audios

Cambridge Practice Tests for IELTS Series (1 - 14), written by experienced IELTS examiners......

Cambridge Practice Tests for IELTS Series (1 - 14) Student's Book with Answers with Audio [Latest Update]
Cambridge Practice Tests for IELTS Series (1 – 14) Student’s Book with Answers with Audio [Latest Update]

Cambridge IELTS 1 - 13 Academic & General Training Student's Book with Answers with......

101 IELTS Academic Reading Past Test Papers with Answers PDF Download
101 IELTS Academic Reading Past Test Papers with Answers PDF Download

"101 IELTS Reading Past Papers With Answers" is a must-have IELTS preparation book for......

Ace the IELTS : IELTS General Module - How to Maximize your Score (3rd edition)
Ace the IELTS : IELTS General Module – How to Maximize your Score (3rd edition)

This excellent self-study book for intense IELTS preparation in a few weeks is designed......

Advanced Vocabulary word List for IELTS
Advanced Vocabulary word List for IELTS

Advanced Vocabulary List for IELTS learners to Score Band 7.5 or Higher IELTS vocabulary......

Post Your IELTS Exam Questions
Post Your IELTS Exam Questions

Hi guys, When you were preparing for your IELTS, did you hope someone would......

Join live online classes with band 8 teachers. Book a free demo session today:

Book free online class