General Reading | Mini Test 1


You should spend about 20 minutes on Questions 1-14, which are based on Reading Passage 1 below.


Questions 1 - 4


Canterbury swim School
15 Watmer Close Canterbury Tel 712465
Swimming Lessons

Beginners – Children with water confidence [Crack IELTS with Rob]

Intermediate (5m) – for children able to swim 5m front and back

Intermediate (10m) – for children able to swim 10m in 3 strokes

Free trial lesson. Then £15 per lesson.

All classes run for 8 weeks

Courses commence Wednesday 24th August


Now is the time to go for that

We offer training to the highest standard.
We provide everything you need including a motorcycle!
Pay for one course and
you will be training until you pass.
Cost £250 (£225 if paid in advance)
Advanced driving lessons (Fees on request)

Channel Rider Training
01303 892966


Take driving lessons
Intensive courses available

Hours to suit you and your ability.
Lessons 7 days a week in
Herne Bay, Whitstable, Canterbury
and surrounding area.
Registered Instructors.
Quality instruction at reasonable cost.
Fees on request.

01227 713324
Riding lessons for every age & standard
All riding equipment provided
Open 7 days a week 8.30 am - 6.30 pm
Friendly qualified tuition
  • Aug 1 - 5 Beginners' courses [Crack IELTS with Rob]
  • Aug 8 - 12 Summer school
  • Aug 22 - 26 Stable management and riding course
  • Aug 18, 23, 26 Picnic rides
We promise to build confidence and increase expertise
Please call any time for further details


Windtek Windsurfing School
Take surfing lessons off Chesil Beach. Courses available for all levels.
We use the latest training techniques and we will demonstrate how to get the best out of your equipment.
Introduction to Windsurfing – One day course – Basic skills                                                £50
Coaching – Weekends only – Individual tuition                                                                        £20/hour
Two-hour Improvers’ Course – Experienced Surfers only – Groups of three students          £25
All courses must be paid for on booking. Equipment not provided.     Phone 01305787900


Questions 5 - 8

Windtek Windsurfing School


Use on paper, wood, textiles. [Crack IELTS with Rob]
Do not use on electrical equipment or flammable liquids.



Use only on small fire.



Use on flammable liquids and vehicle fires as well as paper, wood, textiles.
Do not use on electrical equipment.



Use on electrical equipment as well as flammable liquids and gases.


Questions 9 - 14

Hours of Work

There are no prescribed hours of attendance for office managers. [Crack IELTS with Rob] The main office hours comprise a 37½ hour week worked from 8.30 am to 5.00 pm on Monday to Friday, with one hour for lunch. All sections work a flexitime scheme of attendance which features core hours from 9.30 am to 4.00 pm with a lunch break of between 30 minutes and two hours’ duration, with the opportunity to work from 7.30 am to 6.00 pm daily, at which time the premises are locked. Office managers do not qualify for overtime rates for any additional hours worked, but time off may be taken for any hours required to be worked at weekends.


In one calendar year, a total of 5 weeks’ holiday may be taken. Staff are reminded that they may not take more than two consecutive weeks of holiday.


Questions 1 - 4

Look at the five advertisements, A-E, on the passage for Questions 1 - 4

Answer the questions below by writing the correct letters, A-E, in boxes 1-4 on your answer sheet.


1. Which TWO advertisements mention entry requirements?

  • A
  • B
  • C
  • D
  • E


2. Which TWO advertisements say what you will have achieved by completing the course?

  • A
  • B
  • C
  • D
  • E


3. Which TWO advertisements mention being run by professionally trained teachers?

  • A
  • B
  • C
  • D
  • E


4. Which advertisement indicates that it doesn't matter how old you are?

  • A
  • B
  • C
  • D
  • E

Questions 5 - 8

Classify the types of extinguishers which should be used on fires in the following situations.

Answer the questions below by writing the correct letters, A-E, in boxes 5-8 on your answer sheet.

NB You may use any letter more than once.


A     if only cream or black should be used
B     if only cream or red should be used
C     if only blue or black should be used
D     if only cream, red or blue should be used
E     if only red or black should be used


  • 5.  a plug in its socket 

  • 6.  a large industrial oil spill 

  • 7.  a frying pan of cooking oil on an electric cooker 

  • 8.  the edge of a curtain 


Questions 9 - 14

Do the following statements agree with the information given in Reading Passage 1?

In boxes 9-14 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


  • 9.  Office managers must work from 8.30 am to 5 pm with one hour for lunch. 

  • 10.  All employees must work between 9.30 am and 4 pm, except for lunch time. 

  • 11.  The building shuts at 5 pm. 

  • 12.  All employees who are not office managers are paid overtime if they work later than 5 pm. 

  • 13.  Office managers are paid extra money for working at weekends. 

  • 14.  It is possible to have a two-week holiday in summer and a two-week holiday in winter. 

Result: / Exit

Related post

Reading Test

Mock Test 4.2 | General Reading

Reading Test

Academic Reading Test 11.2

Reading Test

IELTS Reading Actual Exam on 20th January 2022

Reading Test

Mock Test 12.1 | General Reading

25 : 00
Guide to do the test x
Kết quả bài làm