Academic Reading sample task, Table completion


You are required to complete gaps in a table using the stated number of words from the passage. Some of the information may already be provided to help you. As with other completion tasks in the IELTS Reading module, the questions reflect the order of information in the text. In this task, you are often rested on your knowledge of synonyms and paraphrases.

Questions 9-13

Complete the table below.

Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

Species Size Preferred climate Complementary species Start of active period Number of generations per year
French 2.5 cm cool Spanish late spring 1-2
Spanish 1.25 cm
South African ball roller