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The Motor Car IELTS Reading Answers

The Motor Car IELTS Reading Answers

The Academic passage ‘The Motor Car’ is a reading passage that appeared in an IELTS Test. Read the passage below and answer questions 1 – 13. 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.

The Motor Car

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Answers

Question number  Answer  Keywords  Location of keywords
1 C Until a hundred years ago, most journeys were in the 20 km range, the distance conveniently accessible by horse. Heavy freight could only be carried by water or rail. The invention of the motor vehicle brought personal mobility to the masses and made rapid freight delivery possible over a much wider area. Paragraph C;

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2 F fuel consumption and exhaust emissions depend on which cars are preferred by customers and how they are driven. Many people buy larger cars than they need for daily purposes or waste fuel by driving aggressively Paragraph F;

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3 E cars easily surpass trains or buses as a flexible and convenient mode of personal transport Paragraph E;

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4 H combination of mass transit systems for travel into and around cities, with small ‘low emission’ cars for urban use and larger hybrid or lean burn cars for use elsewhere. Electronically tolled highways. Better integration of transport systems is also highly desirable  Paragraph H;

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5 A There are now over 700 million motor vehicles in the world – and the number is rising by more than 40 million each year. Paragraph A;

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6 D Adaptation to the motor car has involved adding ring roads, one-way systems and parking lots Paragraph D;

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7 NOT GIVEN
8 NO Clearly the world cannot revert to the horse-drawn wagon Paragraph C;

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9 NOT GIVEN 
10 YES In Europe most cities are still designed for the old modes of transport Paragraph D;

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11 YES Technical solutions can reduce the pollution problem and increase the fuel efficiency of engines. Paragraph F;

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12 YES Many people buy larger cars than they need for daily purposes or waste fuel by driving aggressively. Paragraph F;

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13 NO One solution that has been put forward is the long-term solution of designing cities Paragraph G;

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