Unmasking Skin Reading Answers
The Academic passage ‘Unmasking Skin’ is a reading passage that appeared in an IELTS Test. Read the passage below and answer questions 1-14. 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 answers for the questions are given below along with their explanations:
|Question Number||Answer||Keyword||Location of Keywords|
|1||B||Impervious, permeable, epidermis, dermis||Paragraph B; lines 1-2|
|2||H||Cold and wet, forehead, cheeks, pressure||All of paragraph H|
|3||J||Touch, hot burner, finger, cold water||Paragraph J; line 6|
|4||D||Baby monkeys, mothers, without touching||All of paragraph D|
|5||B||in cultures, touch is limited, adult aggression is high||Paragraph E; line 2|
|6||C||combination of pressure and cold, skin perceive wetness||Paragraph H; lines 3-4|
|7||E||Babies, without effective nerve connections, skin and brain, fail to thrive and may even die.||Paragraph C; lines 3-4|
|8||H||combination of pressure and cold, skin perceive wetness||Paragraph H; lines 3-4|
|9||D||Gentle stimulation of pressure receptors, ticklishness||Paragraph I; line 2|
|10||G||gentle stimulation of pain receptors, in itching||Paragraph I; lines 2-3|
|11||B||epidermal cells are migrating into the wound to close it up||Paragraph J; line 3|
|12||TRUE||effects of touching, easy to understand, the mechanics, less so||Paragraph F; line 1|
|14||FALSE||Repairs occur with varying success. Severe burns, though, are a different matter.||Paragraph I; last line.
Paragraph J; last line.
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