KET PET Reading Practice 3

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Free online exam preparation for ESL EFL students. Variety of reading skills activities to help improve your exam performance. Find the irrelevant sentence in each paragraph below

1. Water

(I) It is estimated that 15% of worldwide water use is for household purposes. (II) These include drinking water, bathing, cooking, and sanitation. (III) Basic household water requirements have been estimated at around 50 liters per person per day, excluding water for gardens. (IV) In some areas of the world irrigation is necessary to grow any crop. (V) Most household water is treated and returned to surface water systems.

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2. Dieting

While dieting or losing weight, there are often times when we are tempted to eat things which we are not supposed to eat. (II) Therefore it is not very easy for someone to lose body fat and it can be very frustrating as well. (III) However, many studies nowadays support the idea that while dieting one should allow himself to eat once a week whatever he desires. (IV) Following a high-protein diet over a long period of time can cause considerable health problems. (V) It has been proved that this not only makes the dieter happy but also helps the person to continue his diet.

I     II    III    IV    V

3. Rainforests

(I) Rainforests are extremely important in the ecology of the Earth. (II) They cover about 7% of the Earth's surface and are havens for millions of plants and animals. (III) The plants of the rainforests generate much of the Earth's oxygen and remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. (IV) There are many types of tropical rainforests in the world. (V) However these plants are also very important to people in other ways; many are used in new drugs that fight disease and illness.

I     II    III    IV    V

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