IELTS General Training Reading Practice Test 05 with Answers

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This post will furnish you with several passages for 3 IELTS Reading Sections:

Section 1: Creamy Carbonara Pasta and Sauce Mix
                   Find your Old School Friends
Section 2:  Tall Ship Experience
Section 3: Pioneer 10

Section 1:

Reading 5 Section 1

Questions 1-5
Answer the following questions using NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS FROM THE PASSAGE.

[1] Which country does this recipe come from? ……………………..

[2] If you are cooking this meal on a stove, into what do you put your ingredients……………………….

[3] If you are cooking this meal on a stove, how many ingredients do you boil first? ……………………..

[4] When you cook this meal in a microwave oven, how many ingredients do you mix in the bowl or casserole before cooking?…………………………

[5] If you are using a microwave oven, should you put a lid on the bowl before cooking? ……………………..

Reading 5 Section 1 - Checken Carbonara

Questions 6-8
Answer the questions using NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS AND/OR NUMBERS.

[6] If you cook this recipe using a microwave oven, ——————- which ingredient(s) should you leave out?

[7] For how long should you cook the snow peas? …………………………………

[8] This recipe will make enough food for how many people?……………………..

Find your old school friend Find your old school friend Find your old school friend Find your old school friend

Section 2:

Tall Ship Experience Tall Ship Experience

Questions 14-18
Do the following statements agree with the information in the passage?
Write:
YES                            if the answer is *yes’
NO                             if the answer is ‘no’
NOT GIVEN             if there is no information about this in the passage

[14] Are there exams at the end of the first part of the program?
[15] Will the sailing part of the program last for 6 weeks?
[16] Do I have to be enrolled in a science program to participate?
[17] Do I get to sail on the ship of my choice?
[18] Are international students eligible to apply?

Question 19
Answer the following using NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS FROM THE PASSAGE

[19] What are the students expected to complete while at sea?………

Come Abroad

Questions 20-22
Choose the correct answer A-D.

[20] How many staff and officers (including the captain) serve on each ship?

A three
B five
C seven
D ten

[21] How many students does each ship carry?

A 8
B 16
C 24
D 32

[22] When is the watch duty time reduced?

A every night
B every other afternoon
C on the weekend
D at night in port

Questions 23-27
Using NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS FROM THE PASSAGE complete the following:

To qualify for the program, students have to be able to [23]…………………..
after completing a swim of one hundred metres.

There is not enough space even to bring framed backpacks or [24]…………………..

Students share sleeping quarters, so one group remains awake and [25] ……………..
at night while the others sleep.

Duties include climbing the rigging to set and change [26]………………….and as [27]………………….from the crow’s nest at the top of the mast.
Section 3:

Pionner 10 Pionner 10 Pionner 10

Questions 28-31
Choose the correct answer A-D.

[28] The Pioneer 10 mission was supposed to last…

A less than 2 years.
B 25 years.
C 30 years.
D 2 million years.

[29] The experiments were stopped because of…

A a breakdown in the research equipment.
B problems with communication.
C excessive cost of the mission.
D power failure.

[30] The mission officially ended…

A when the last signal from the space craft reached Earth.
B when the experiments were terminated.
C when the money ran out.
D when the space craft left the solar system.

[31] The plaque on the spacecraft shows…

A two figures pointing to the Earth on a map.
B a man and a woman with raised hands.
C two figures, one with a raised hand.
D a man and a woman holding hands.

Questions 28-31
Choose the correct answer A-D.

[28] The Pioneer 10 mission was supposed to last…

A less than 2 years.
B 25 years.
C 30 years.
D 2 million years.

[29] The experiments were stopped because of…

A a breakdown in the research equipment.
B problems with communication.
C excessive cost of the mission.
D power failure.

[30] The mission officially ended…

A when the last signal from the space craft reached Earth.
B when the experiments were terminated.
C when the money ran out.
D when the space craft left the solar system.

[31] The plaque on the spacecraft shows…

A two figures pointing to the Earth on a map.
B a man and a woman with raised hands.
C two figures, one with a raised hand.
D a man and a woman holding hands.

Questions 37-39
Match each spacecraft with TWO achievements from the list (A-G) on the next page.

[37] Pioneer 10 …………………….                   ………………………………..
[38] Pioneer 11 …………………….                  ………………………………..
[39] Voyager 1……………………….                  ………………………………..

List of Phrases
A took close-up images of Saturn
B most distant man-made object in space
C first to leave the solar system
D still sending faint signals
E flight path re-programmed in mid-flight
F following the direction of the sun’s movement
G first to pass through the asteroid belt

Question 40
Answer the following question.

[40] The main purpose of the writer of the passage is to…

A compare Pioneer 10 with other spacecraft.
B describe Pioneer 10’s construction.
C list Pioneer 10’s journeys.
D outline the life and achievements of the Pioneer 10 mission.

ANSWER KEY FOR IELTS GENERAL READING PRACTICE TEST 05

Section 1
1. Italy
2. (in a) saucepan
3. 3
4. 4
5. No
6. butter / margarine
7. 1 minute
8. 2-3
9. nickname
10. year
11. password
12. notes
13. email

Section 2
14. Not Given
15. Yes
16. No
17. Not Given
18. Yes
19. research pioject
20. D
21. C
22. D
23. tread water
24. suitcase(s)
25. on watch/on deck
26. sails
27. lookout

Section 3
28. A
29. D
30. B
31. C
32. Not Given
33. No
34. No
35. Yes
36. Yes
37. C, G (both needed for 1 mark)
38. A, E (both needed for 1 mark)
39. B, F (both needed for 1 maik)
40. D

IELTS General Training Reading Practice Test 05 with Answers
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    • ANSWER KEY FOR IELTS GENERAL READING PRACTICE TEST 05

      Section 1
      1. Italy
      2. (in a) saucepan
      3. 3
      4. 4
      5. No
      6. butter / margarine
      7. 1 minute
      8. 2-3
      9. nickname
      10. year
      11. password
      12. notes
      13. email

      Section 2
      14. Not Given
      15. Yes
      16. No
      17. Not Given
      18. Yes
      19. research pioject
      20. D
      21. C
      22. D
      23. tread water
      24. suitcase(s)
      25. on watch/on deck
      26. sails
      27. lookout

      Section 3
      28. A
      29. D
      30. B
      31. C
      32. Not Given
      33. No
      34. No
      35. Yes
      36. Yes
      37. C, G (both needed for 1 mark)
      38. A, E (both needed for 1 mark)
      39. B, F (both needed for 1 maik)
      40. D

    • ANSWER KEY FOR IELTS GENERAL READING PRACTICE TEST 05

      Section 1
      1. Italy
      2. (in a) saucepan
      3. 3
      4. 4
      5. No
      6. butter / margarine
      7. 1 minute
      8. 2-3
      9. nickname
      10. year
      11. password
      12. notes
      13. email

      Section 2
      14. Not Given
      15. Yes
      16. No
      17. Not Given
      18. Yes
      19. research pioject
      20. D
      21. C
      22. D
      23. tread water
      24. suitcase(s)
      25. on watch/on deck
      26. sails
      27. lookout

      Section 3
      28. A
      29. D
      30. B
      31. C
      32. Not Given
      33. No
      34. No
      35. Yes
      36. Yes
      37. C, G (both needed for 1 mark)
      38. A, E (both needed for 1 mark)
      39. B, F (both needed for 1 maik)
      40. D

      • Dear madam,
        In this reading practice test question No 20 why its answer is D.How many staff and officers(including captain) serve on each ship.

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