Academic Reading Test 3 Part 1

Questions 1-8
Complete the notes below.
Choose ONE WORD ONLY from the passage for each answer.
Write your answers in boxes 1-8 on your answer sheet.

Children's play
Uses of children's play
constructing a 'magical kingdom' may help develop 1 .
board games involve 2 and turn-taking
Recent changes affecting children's play
Populations of 3have grown opportunities for free play are limited due to
fear of 4.
fear of 5.
increased 6 in schools
International policies on children's play
it is difficult to find 7 to support new policies
research needs to study the impact of play on the rest of the child's 8 .

Questions 9-13
Do the following statements agree with the information given in the passage?
In boxes 9-13 on your answer sheet, write,

TRUE if the statement agrees with the information
FALSE if the statement contradicts the information
NOT GIVEN if there is no information on this

9. Children with good self-control are known to be likely to do well at school later on.

10. The way a child plays may provide information about possible medical problems.

11. Playing with dolls was found to benefit girls' writing more than boys' writing.

12. Children had problems thinking up ideas when they first created the story with Lego.

13. People nowadays regard children's play as less significant than they did in the past.

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