69. Reading Skills Comprehension: Real Temptation

By | June 18, 2019

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REAL TEMPTATION

(I.E.S. 1994)

 The low unit of gas is a real temptation to anyone choosing between gas and electrical processes. But gas-fired processes are often less efficient, require more floor space, take longer and produce more variable product quality. The drawbacks negate the savings many businesses believe they make.

By contrast, electricity harnesses a unique range of technologies unavailable with gas. And many electric processes are well over 90 per cent efficient, so far less energy is wasted with benefits in terms of products quality and overall cleanliness, it can so often be the better and cheaper choice. Isn’t that tempting?

1. The passage can be described as

 (a) an account of the growth of technology

(b) an appeal not to use gas

 (c) an advertisement for electricity and its efficiency

(d) an extract from a science journal

 2. What does the writer mean by ‘variable quality’?

 (a) The kind of products varies from time to time.

 (b) The quality of the products is not uniform.

 (c) The quality of the products cannot be assessed.

(d) Products from gas-fired processes are inefficient.

3. “Electricity harnesses a unique range of technologies”— what does the writer mean? Electricity

(a) depends on new kinds of technology

(b) makes use of several technologies

(c) has developed new technologies

(d) ensures power for electricity and its efficiency

ANSWERS:-

1. (d)              

2. (b)               

3. (b)

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