Reading Passage 2 has nine paragraphs (A-I). Choose the most suitable heading for each paragraph from the list of headings below.
Write the appropriate numbers (i-xii) in boxes 13 -20 on your answer sheet. Paragraph A has been done for you as an example.
NB There are more headings than paragraphs so you will not use all of them.
List of Headings
i A designer describes his houses
ii Most people prefer conventional housing
iii Simulating a natural environment
iv How an underground family home developed
v Demands on space and energy are reduced
vi The plans for future homes
vii Worldwide examples of underground living accommodation
viii Some buildings do not require natural light
ix Developing underground services around the world
x Underground living improves health
xi Homes sold before completion
xii An underground home is discovered
14 Paragraph C
15 Paragraph D
16 Paragraph E
17 Paragraph F
18 Paragraph G
19 Paragraph H
20 Paragraph I
Complete the sentences below with words taken from the reading passage. Use NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer. Write your answers in boxes 21-26 on your answer sheet.
22 The Dutch development was welcomed by ............
23 Hurkmans’ houses are built into ............
24 The Ivrea centre was developed for .............
25 Japanese scientists are helping people ............. underground life.
26 Frank Siegmund’s first underground room was used for ...........
Answers The Above IELTS Academic Reading Test Questions:13 xi
21 sell (more) quickly
22 (South Limberg) planners
23 (road/ noise) embarkments
24 (Olivetti) employees
25 adapt to
26 his bakery busmess / a cool room
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