IELTS Academic Reading ‘The Role of Government in Environmental Management’ Answers
The IELTS Academic Reading: Cambridge Reading Sample; ‘The Role of Government in Environmental Management’ with answers. The post will discuss the answers to questions 14-28.
The Role of Government in Environmental Management
The answers with explanations are given below
|Question Number||Answers||Keywords||Location of Keywords|
|14.||v||The role of governments in environmental management is difficult but inescapable.||Section A, First 3 lines|
|15.||vii||No activity affects more of the earth’s surface than farming, the proportion is rising||Section B, First 5 lines|
|16.||ii||All these activities may have damaging environmental impacts.||Section C|
|17.||iv||In rich countries, subsidies for growing crops and price supports for farm output drive up the price of land. The annual value of these subsidies is immense||Section D|
|18.||i||Reduction of 36 per cent in the average levels of farm subsidies paid by the rich countries in 1986-1990.||Section F|
|19.||G||land clearing for agriculture is the largest single cause of deforestation||Section C, Lines 2-3|
|20.||C||chemical fertilisers and pesticides may contaminate water supplies||Section C, Lines 3-4|
|21.||F||More intensive farming, exacerbate soil erosion;||Section C, Lines 4-5|
|22.||B||Spread of mono-Culture, accompanied by the disappearance of old varieties||Section C, Lines 6-8|
|23.||C||in 1982 that about one-fifth of its farmland was losing topsoil||Section C, Lines 12-13|
|24.||B||Fertiliser use doubled in Denmark in the period 1960-1985||Section D, Lines 8-9|
|25.||D||which in the past had been the principal causes of erosion. Farms began to diversify.||Section D, Paragraph 2, Lines 7-9|
|26.||C||In less enlightened countries,, the trend has been to reduce rather than eliminate subsidies and to introduce new payments||Section D, Paragraph 3, First 4 lines|
|27.||A||The intensity of farming, should decline, use of chemical inputs will diminish. Crops, to be grown in the environments to which they are naturally suited.||Section F, Last 7 lines|
|28.||A||The role of governments in environmental management is difficult but inescapable.
To feed an increasingly hungry world, farmers need every incentive to use their soil and water effectively and efficiently.
|Section A, First 2 lines
Section F, Last 3 lines
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