International English Language Testing System- General, Academic IELTS

In cities like ours, it’s common to find people with their pets strolling in parks unmindful of the menace THEIR COMPANY creates. “Their company” in the above sentence refers to:
Cities
People
Pets
A private company formed by people
I am really interested in the newspaper articles on cultures, especially the ONES that talk about the dynamics of political boundaries on the culture of an area. The word “ones” refer to:
Newspaper Articles on cultures
Cultures
Dynamics
Political Boundaries
History is full of evidence on the use of Arbitration to settle disputes as and when THEY arose. The word ‘they’ refers to:
Evidence
Arbitration
History
Disputes
A democracy rests on the principles of fair governance, stability and prosperity of ITS people. The word “its” refers to:
Democracy
Fair Governance
Stability
Principles
Prosperity
People
On matters of nuclear energy, the powerful nations have always dictated terms to the less powerful ONES. The word “ones” refers to:
Powerful Nations
Nations
Terms
Matters of Nuclear Energy
The presence of bacteria in water affects marine life in the same way as it does to humans on land.
Bacteria
Water
Marine life
Presence of Bacteria
Humans
In general, South-Asians are believed to be very warm and friendly, qualities that go amiss in the West. Nevertheless, we highly amiable Indians always yearn to go THERE. The word “there” refers to:
South-Asia
South-Asians
Warm and friendly
Indians
West
Amiable
Most of the students concentrate on just clearing the IELTS exams without understanding ITS real objective to understand and learn English as an International Language. The word “its” refers to:
Students
IELTS Exam
Objective
English
International Language
Here, people are seriously worried about the ever-rising post hospital charges including the medical bills and room-boarding expenses. In addition to THIS, is the high cost of nursing costs, X-rays and tests required before and during the stay at the hospital. The word “this” refers to:
Problem
Hospital charges
Ever increasing Hospital Charges
Medical bills
Stay-in costs
Employees are hereby suggested to plan ahead for Medical contingencies WHICH are bound to come with age. The word “which” refers to:
Employees
Plan ahead
Medical contingencies
Age
Description:

Knowledge of referents and Pronouns, helps in cracking questions put in the Reading and Listening Modules. If the student knows what the ‘it’, ‘its’, ‘whose’, ‘which’, ‘that’, ‘there’, or ‘their’ stands for in a sentence, it will would be a lot easier to solve all types of questions especially the Short Answer Type Questions. This test states 10 sentences on varied topics with questions on references.

Discussion

Englishteacher Namrata Arora

All the test takers are invited to attend the online discussion session of this test.

4051 days 8 hours 34 minutes ago

Englishteacher Namrata Arora

All test takers are invited to join my Free Online class on English Test Questions. Click here to join

4063 days 13 hours 43 minutes ago

Englishteacher Namrata Arora

To practice Speaking English, join the I Speak You Speak English Course.

4254 days 11 hours 20 minutes ago

Englishteacher Namrata Arora

Hey Esther,
Thanks for pointing that out.
The question is: "What does the word 'it' refers to?"

4345 days 20 hours 21 minutes ago

Esther Cota

There isn't a question for number 6. Please verify.

4345 days 23 hours 52 minutes ago

Englishteacher Namrata Arora

Everyone attempting this test is eligible for the online Test Discussion class; irrespective of your score. Book your time slot for the Test Solutions classes starting from June 21, 2010. Mail Namrata on namrataaro@gmail.com

4365 days 13 hours 19 minutes ago

anju joshi

no question for no. 6 ?

4417 days 19 hours 14 minutes ago

Englishteacher Namrata Arora
English, Oral and Written English, CAT, GRE, IELTS, TOEFL, Management
User
243 Members Recommend
1323 Followers

Your Facebook Friends on WizIQ

More Tests By Author

CAT 2010 Sentence Completion Entance Test
10 Questions | 9070 Attempts

English Grammar Tenses (Short Entrance Test)
5 Questions | 8238 Attempts

Finance Test on Basic Theory of Accounting Concepts
20 Questions | 19650 Attempts