IELTS Reading Sample (Academic) #34
Tip for IELTS Reading
In any IELTS Reading task, it is useful to skim read the title and text to get a general idea of the context.
Spend one minute looking at the title and skim reading the paragraphs. Then choose the best summary in the box for each paragraph. There are more summaries than you need.
The Reading Passage has six sections A-F.
Choose the correct heading for each section from the list of headings below.
Write your answers in boxes 1-5 on your answer sheet.
ExampleSection A ix
Classify the following as typical of
Write the correct letter, A, B or C on your answer sheet.
6removes carbon dioxide as soon as it is produced
7increases the reflectivity of white clouds
8cleans carbon dioxide from the air naturally
9would increase the number of small plants and animals in the sea
10may help prevent rising water levels
11is similar to the effect volcanoes have on the atmosphere