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.

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IELTS Academic Reading - Worksheet 18

Choose the correct answer, A, B, C or D for each question.

1. What signficance does the film 'Who Framed Roger Rabbit?' have for the author?
a. its dark central message has become true
b. the bright colours of modern cities resemble cartoons
c. recent development is as fake as cartoons
d. we are an overweight society, more cartoon than human

2. Why did the author write his book?
a. he wants to teach ordinary people more complicated vocabulary
b. he wants people to take action to reverse modern development
c. he was sure many others shared his view
d. he is afraid Lewis Mumford's vision is becoming true

3. Why does the author blame his own house?
a. it ruined a beautiful rural part of New York
b. its construction had been a wasteful use of wood
c. it forced him to leave close friends behind in New York City
d. its construction was an example of destructive modern development

4. What was the author's opinion of the old house found at the centre of Northwood?
a. it was frightening
b. it was hard to find
c. it was deservedly destroyed
d. it was real Premium

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