The Power of Light Reading Answers
The Power of Light is a real Reading test passage that appeared in the IELTS.
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The Power of Light
You should spend about 20 minutes on Questions 1-13, which are based on the Reading Passage below.
Find the practice test with The Power of Light PDF here.
The answers to questions 1-13 are given below along with their explanations.
|Question Number||Answer||Keywords||Locations of Keywords|
|1||F||measure of light’s importance, daily lives, hardly pay any attention||Para 3, first line|
|2||H||exceptions, sudden appreciation, manifestation of light, rainbow, sunset, flash of lightning, shimmering surface, sea, twilight, dappled light, forest, the little red dot, laser pointer||Para 3, lines 3-6|
|3||A||So much, importance, communicated, visible light, everything, fly, octopus has a way, capture, eyes, something similar||Para 6, last 3 lines|
|4||D||Lynch, shadow, filled with light reflected from, sky, otherwise, completely black||Para 8, lines 3-4|
|5||E||Even though light, manipulated, faster than light, matter can’t, information can’t, no possibility, time travel.||Para 12, last 2 lines|
|6||TRUE||–||Whole of para 1|
|7||FALSE||can’t appreciate, beauty, rose if, ponder, colour red, brain’s interpretation, specific wavelength of Light, crests, roughly 700 nanometres apart||Para 4, first 3 lines|
|9||TRUE||To see long, stretched-out radio waves, have huge eyes like satellite dishes. Nor would it make sense, eyes to detect infrared light||Para 7, lines 3-5|
|10||TRUE||Lynch, when he looks at a rainbow, spots details, elude most of us||Para 9, first line|
|11||A little blue||the reason, mountains, look a little blue||Para 9, lines 5-6|
|12||A spaceship||If, spaceship, wasn’t bound, Einstein’s speed limit||Para 11, last 2 lines|
|13||Cesium gas||We created, artificial medium, cesium gas, speed, pulse of light exceeds, speed of light, vacuum||Para 12, lines 2-3|