Cambridge IELTS solution Reducing the Effects of Climate Change with answer explanation. Cambridge IELTS 11, Test 1 – Reading Passage 3 Step by Step Solution. IELTS reading passage solution, tips and tricks with answer key.
Reducing the Effects of Climate Change
Mark Rowe reports on the increasingly ambitious geo-engineering projects being explored by scientists
Section 3: Questions 27-29
Reading Passage 3 has eight paragraphs A-H
Which paragraph contains the following information?
Write the correct letter, A-H, in boxes 27-29 on your answer sheet.
27. D. (P3, L1-5) The concept —- turn, lead to aglobal dimming. The idea is modelled on historic volcanic explosions (earlier natural phenomenon), — Philippines in 1991–.
28. B. (P2, L1-3) Geo-engineering; has been shown to work, — disperse clouds (successful use).
29. A. (P1, L6-8) geo-engineering — a term which generally refers to the intentional large-scale manipulation of the environment.
Complete the table below.
Choose ONE WORD from the passage for each answer. Write your answers in boxes 30-36 on your answer sheet.
30. sunshade. (P2, L6-7) to form a transparent, sunlight-refracting sunshade in an orbit –.
31. iron. (P3, L1-3) — depositing iron in the ocean (Sea) to stimulate–.
32. algae. (P3, L1-3) — to stimulate (encourage) the growth (to form) of algae –.
33. clouds. (P4, L1-5) — that sulphur dioxide would form (create) clouds, which would, in turn, lead to aglobal dimming (reduce light). 34. cables. (P4, L5-7) Greenland with reinforced (fixed) high-tension cables, preventing icebergs from moving into the sea.
35. snow. (P4, L8-10) Whereas —–, thus enabling (allow) radiation to be reflected by the snow.
36. rivers. (P4, L10-13) Re-routing (changing direction) Russian rivers to —-, say some climate scientists
Look at the following statements (Questions 37-40) and the list of scientists below.
Match each statement with the correct scientist, A-D.
Write the correct letter, A-D, in boxes 37-40 on your answer sheet.
37. B. (P5, L3-7) And Dr Phil Rasch —— then the planet would return to its pre-engineered condition very rapidly, –.
38. D. (P8, L4-7) According to Dr Martin Sommerkorn, — we shouldn’t exclude thinking thoroughly about this topic and its possibilities. ’
39. C. (P3, L5-7) Lunt says, — project would have to operate at half strength (set limitation);
40. A. (P5, L2-3) Angel says that his plan is ‘no substitute for developing renewable energy: the only permanent solution’
Cambridge IELTS Keywords and Phrases in the Passage
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Cambridge IELTS 11 Reading Practice Test 1 Answer Key
|1. tomatoes||21. clamp|
|2. urban centres/centers||22. axle|
|3. energy||23. cogs|
|4. fossil fuel||24. aqueduct|
|5. artificial||25. wall|
|6. (stacked) trays||26. locks|
|7. (urban) rooftops||27. D|
|8. NOT GIVEN||28. B|
|9. TRUE||29. A|
|10. FALSE||30. sunshade|
|11. TRUE||31. iron|
|12. FALSE||32. algae|
|13. TRUE||33. clouds|
|14. FALSE||34. cables|
|15. NOT GIVEN||35. snow|
|16. TRUE||36. rivers|
|17. NOT GIVEN||37. B|
|18. FALSE||38. D|
|19. TRUE||39. C|
|20. gates||40. A|
How To Solve IELTS Reading Passage
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