Read the text and answer the question by selecting all the correct responses. You will need to select more than one response.


‘Make sure you know how the task is scored.’

‘Note any repeated words in the options.’

Read the question before you read the passage. This will tell you what information you are looking for in the text. It could be the main ideas, the writer’s purpose or attitude, some detailed information, or inferences.

Use key words in the options to help you find the answers in the text. For example, key words like indicates, presence, good soil point to the information to be confirmed or contradicted in the text.