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June 08, 2015

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A is best answer

D

Because - the stuff of maps - and almost instantly information is displayed on the screen in the desired geographic context,

I think " desired is the keyword that match with option D.

A is my choice

I think D is the correct answer

D
"A the click of a button, a print-out of the map appreas" sentence is paraphrased to "computer maps to order".

Best answer is
D

Frommy point of view, correct option is "D"

D is the choice as they can print respective map

I think answer is D, since "the desired print-out of a map appears" has the same meaning with "create individual computer maps"

I think B is the right answer.

it never mentions 'borrow' and 'order' in the text, in particular, the maps are fragile and have to be handled with gloves. Therefore, A and D is not right.

I choose D. create= a print-out of the map appears.It has an order of how to create the map also

A

My answer is D

b

C

I think c is the correct answer.

I think right answer is D.

A is the answer

D

B

B

D

go with B

A

A

My answer is D)create individual computer maps to order.

Offer = are able to store
opportunity to = at the click of a button
Create = studying the latest maps
computer maps = almost instantly information
order = display / appear

A is my answer

A is correct.

A

B

The answer is D, isn't it?

HI GUYS I AM SHARING ANOTHER TASK 2 QUESTION

Many people think that health services should be provided by the government and should be freely available. Others argue that only privatised health care can provide good quality health services.
To what extent do you agree?

Introduction:

It is sometimes argued that whether to have a free government health services or an advanced private health care. While I disagree with the idea of the complete privatisation of health and medical services, I do believe that an absolutely free state health services could benefit several people. (48 Words)

Posted by: Rajkumar Mohanan | Tuesday, June 09, 2015 at 06:24

I think the question is The Library of Congress offers AN opportunity to (not AND opportunity to)

A is my choice

the answer is 'D'

Choice A: we have no idea whether people can borrow from that library.
Choice D: it is written "a print-out of the map appears", it can't conclude that they are computer maps. It seems to me that it imply paper form of map.
Choice B: we are not sure that scholars restore ancient and fragile maps, because in the passage it just written the scholars examine ancient maps not restores them.
I think choice C is much closer to right answer, because in general, people surely will enjoy the atmosphere of the reading room.

The Library of Congress offers and opportunity to:

A) borrow from their collection of Dutch maps
the first half of the passage mentioned about he Collection of Ancient Maps library has not that you can BORROW them from the library.

B) learn how to restore ancient and fragile maps
The library provides COTTON GLOVES TO PROTECT THE FRAGILE SHEETS but it doesn't mean that it will teach you how to resort them.

C) enjoy the atmosphere of the reading room
NOT GIVEN

D) create individual computer maps to order
Library has computers where you can PRINT-OUT the desired map with just
THE CLICK OF THE BUTTON. Sp, the right answer is "D".

the answer is within these lines:
"Across the room people sit at their computer screens, studying the latest maps. With their prodigious memories, computers are able to store data about people, places and environments - the stuff of maps - and almost instantly information is displayed on the screen in the desired geographic context, and at the click of a button, a print-out of the map appears."

*passage mentioned about The collection of Ancient Maps
sorry, the 'T' in THE got deleted by mistake.

My answer is B.

In the reading room scholars, wearing thin cotton gloves to protect the fragile sheets, examine ancient maps with magnifying glasses.

Scholars = students who study a particular branch of study.
restoring = wearing thin cotton gloves to protect the fragile sheets, examine ancient maps

I am not sure Answer A because I cannot find the information about"you can borrow the collection of Dutch maps",which is Not Given, right?
D is 100% correct, which is summarised from this paragraph"Across the room people sit at their computer screens, studying the latest maps. With their prodigious memories, computers are able to store data about people, places and environments - the stuff of maps - and almost instantly information is displayed on the screen in the desired geographic context, and at the click of a button, a print-out of the map appears.

D

Only D contains the right verb 'create'. No borrow, restore or enjoy is found in the passage.

D

I will go with B option.

D

CORRECT ANSWER FROM SIMON:

D

Nothing is mentioned about 'borrowing maps' (A), 'learning to restore' (B) or 'enjoying the atmosphere' (C).

D

Thank you simon

Hi Simon which word reflect to create individual.Thanks

Could you please tell the key words?
Thanks Simon!

ohhh I had the right answer ! proud of my self haha

Is this a mistake in the Cambridge IELTS Book 7 test 2 Reading Passage 2 task/answer key?

The question that bothers me is number 23 (on page 47). The task asks to insert appropriate words from the passage into white spaces of the summary. Here is the sentence with question 23:

He feels it is realistic to suggest that Britain should reduce its reliance on ____________.


And here is the part of the text that contains the answer:

Breaking away from industrial agriculture as the solution to hunger may be very hard for some countries, but in Britain, where the immediate need to supply food is less urgent, and the costs and the damage of intensive farming have been clearly seen, it may be more feasible.

What would you insert into the blank as answer to the question from the bold phrases in above passage?

I chose 'industrial agriculture', because to me it's a clear answer (the phrase 'Breaking away from' in the text is quite similar to the phrase 'reduce its reliance' in the question).

Apparently, the answer is 'intensive farming'. But 'industrial agriculture' fits way better there! Plus that the next paragraph starts with 'But if industrial agriculture is to be replaced, what is a viable alternative?'. Emphasis is clearly placed on the phrase 'industrial agriculture', which, as the text clearly implies, is what Britain should reduce its reliance on. And yet the Answer Key (on page 155) prefers 'intensive farming'.

Anybody has any thoughts about this? Or this could be a mistake in Cambridge IELTS book?

No, not a mistake. Would have loved to see read the whole passage anyway. But from the passage.......for some country but not Britain, means it is not hard for Britain, .......and I think this is not the passage where the answer is.

Hi Wrs,

I remember doing that question and thinking that both answers should be accepted!

Hi WrS,

'industrial agriculture' and 'intensive farming' are synonymous. My answer is the same as yours. I think the corrrect answer should be either. If it is not, IELTS reading test is not standardized and is rubbish. I hate the reading test. Often the questions are too ambiguous to answer, even for the examiners.

TO WRS
I think "intensive farming" is the correct answer. By analysing the sentence, you can see that the last clause ("it may be more feasible") is the main idea of the author. "it" here means "intensive farming" as you can notice the semantic meaning of that long sentence starts after "but in Britain". Industrial agriculture is mentioned here just to drive u go astray. U did too care about industrial agriculture and forgot the word "breaking away from" in front of it. :)

I'm pretty sure that both answers would be accepted in a real test. The Cambridge books don't tend to show acceptable alternatives (e.g. they only show one way of writing dates, whereas there are several different ways that would be accepted in the real test).

Thanks all for your feedback!

I will have to agree with Simon and Jing that BOTH 'industrial agriculture' and 'Intensive Farming' are CORRECT answers to this question. It is the Cambridge books that sometimes don't include all possible answers leaving poor souls like me to keep scratching there heads!

My answer is D.

A. The Library of Congress has the collection of Dutch maps, not mention about borrowing it.
B. The passage show how people need to equip to read the ancient and fragile map, not teach how to restore
C. Not mention.

i think it's C because it doesn't talk about borrowing,learning or even creating.it's just say about activities in reading room

I think either B or D

D, I think it didn't mention about borrowing, enjoying the atmosphere or restoring at all.

I think D is the correct answer

I think A is the correct answer

d

D

what is the correct answer?

to Wrs

In my opinion the answer is intensive farmimg because this is mentioned specifically for Britain whereas, on the other hand, industrial agriculture is used as in general.

Thanks

D

Not both of them, only intensive farming is correct answer!

C is the correct answer
In the reading room
Across the room
With their prodigious memories, computers are able to store data about people
C is inclusive answer

Please fix me If I am wrong. There is no word matches the "to order". The sentences describe like enjoyment like everything is easy and away just one click.

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