IELTS >> Academic Reading >> In the Academic module of the IELTS exam, there are three reading passages with a total of 40 questions spread across a wide variety of reading comprehension exercises: gap fill, paragraph matching, multiple choice, open questions, etc.
IELTS Academic Reading - Worksheet 11
Choose the correct answer, A, B, C or D for each question.
1. What does Voltaire suggest he found an abundance of in London?
a. lack of religious conviction
b. religious freedom
c. religions that he'd never enountered before
d. people constantly changing their religion
2. Which is true of London's river during Johnson's era?
a. it was getting cleaner
b. it was very congested
c. the current had increased due to the bridges
d. it was deeper than in the past
3. Why is it hard to accurately calculate the population of Johnson's London?
a. we only have accurate records for births
b. the great fire had destroyed many records
c. death records are not comprehensive
d. there were too many poor people
4. What is the author's point about London's multiple functions and small size?
a. London couldn't physically expand any more
b. everybody lived close to their work
c. the poor began to dominate city life
d. there was a fruitful concentration of talents