Academic Reading Test 5 Part 1

Reading Passage 1 has five sections, A-E. Choose the most suitable heading for each section from the list below. Write the correct letter A-E in boxes 1-5 on your answer sheet.

1. Meteorites: Falls or Finds

2. Types of meteorites

3. Origins and journeys

4. Early beliefs

5. Appearance and other features

Complete the sentences below using words from the passage. Choose NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS from the passage for each answer. Write your answers in boxes 6-10 on your answer sheet.

6. Meteorites consist of solid bodies of ...

7. Some American Indian tribes went on ... to a meteorite in southern Alberta.

8. The chondrites are very similar to the Sun in their ...

9. The surface of a meteorite gets melted as a result of travelling at ...

10. To identify and classify a meteorite requires specialist knowledge and ...

Do the following statements agree with the information given in Reading Passage 1? In boxes 11-13 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

11. On Earth we can find meteorites, but never meteors.

12. A meteorite 'find' may also have been a meteorite 'fall'.

13. Meteorites are like any ordinary Earth rock.

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