The Sun IELTS Reading Answers
The Academic passage ‘The Sun’ is a reading passage that appeared in an IELTS Test. Read the passage below and answer questions 1 – 9. 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.
|Question number||Answer||Keywords||Location of keywords|
|1||Arctic circle||This is the situation for people who live above the Arctic Circle.
& For part of the year they cannot see the sun
|2||earth||In 1543, Nicholas Copernicus demonstrated that the earth travels around the sun.||Paragraph C;
|3||150 million||The earth is 150 million kilometers from the sun.||Paragraph D;
|4||eight||If they turned on a light, it would take eight minutes for you to see it!||Paragraph D;
|5||15||The temperature of the sun is around 6,000 degrees Celsius at its surface, and 15 million degrees at its centre!||Paragraph E;
|6||photosynthesis||The sun makes plants grow through the process of photosynthesis.||Paragraph F;
|7||Solar cells||Human can turn sunlight into electricity with solar cells.||Paragraph G;
|8||Vitamin D||And the sun helps our bodies produce vitamin D||Paragraph H;
|9||gravity||The sun’s gravity keeps the planet in orbit.||Paragraph I;
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