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1. C

2. A

3. B

4. B

I would approach this type of question by reading the questions, highlighting the key words first then I will read the passage keeping the keywords in mind.

C
A
B
B

The approach that I am using is mainly focusing on the Keywords in questions, along with finding out the answer by looking for the keywords-related sentences in the passage.

C
A
C
B

C
B
B
C

1.C
2.A
3.B
4.B

My technique is to highlight keywords in the given questions and read the first two sentences and the last two sentences in each paragraph.

1,C
2,A
3,B
4,B

1.C
2.A
3.B
4.B

1 C
2 A
3 B
4 B
I just read the passage throughly.

1,c. Established their worth by saving £122,000 worth of cargo and by the rescuing of several lives. Word of this success spread quickly, and the government passed the Marine Police Bill on 28 July 1800.

2,A. The word "police" was borrowed from French into the English language in the 18th century.

3,B. The idea of a police, as it then existed in France, was considered as a potentially undesirable foreign import.

4,B. Establish a police force at the docks to prevent rampant theft that was causing annual estimated losses of £500,000 worth of cargo.

1.C
2.A
3.B
4.B

1-C word of this success spread quickly, and the government passed the Marine Police Bill
2-A word police was borrowed from French into the English language
3-B The idea of a police,was considered as a potentially undesirable foreign import
4-B establish a police force at the docks to prevent rampant theft that was causing annual losses

1.C
2.A
3.B
4.B

Best regards

1.C
2.A
3.B
4.B

1.C; 2. A; 3. B; 4. B

by fast reading method

C,A,B,B.

Firstly, I read the 4 questions at a time and put in mind the keywords and possible incidents also. Then,try to find out answers in the paragraph.

The answer:
2. A
3. B
1. C
4. B
The technique for the anwer: key words
Words in questions Words in passages
The origin of an English word. The word "police" was borrowed from French into the English language in the 18th century.
reluctance undesirable
A specific problem rampant theft
positive news established their worth by saving £122,000 worth of cargo and by the rescuing of several lives
new government policy the government passed the Marine Police Bill on 28 July 1800

C,A,B,B

Just by concentrating on the information needed in the question.

Hello Everybody.

1.C - Word of this success spread quickly
2.A - The word "police" was borrowed from French
3.B - undesirable foreign import
4.B - to prevent rampant theft

1. C
2. A
3. B
4. B

C. C. A. B.

c c a b

C
A
B
B

Thank you so much Simon for this website. You really share very useful material and ideas to help people.
Happy new you !!

The method that I used for this type question is keywords. I would underline the keywords from the question and read with normal speed to find out similar meaning in the passage. But it would be easier, if we predicted firstly where the paragraph is.

1. C, positive news : word of this success spread quickly
2. A, the word "police" was borrowed from french into english language
3. B, the idea of police was determined as undesirable foreign import
4. B

C
A
B
B

C
A
B
B

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1.C
2.A
3.B
4.B

C
A
B
B

C A B B

Hi Simon
How to deal with this type of reading task and also with the matching heading task

I always have to read 2 times to find the answer

1.C
2.A
3.B
4.B
I read first questions,understand the main idea and underline the keywords after that i fastly read the passage and find answers.
Thank you so much.SIMON

A,C,B,A

1.a new government policy = Marine Poice Bill (C)

2.Origin = borrowed from (A)

3.reluctance = undisirable (B)

4.specific problem = losses of cago (B)

1. C
2. A
3. B
4. B

With key words

C
B
B
B

key words and the content

CORRECT ANSWERS FROM SIMON:

1. C
positive news = word of this success
new government policy = the government passed the Marine Police Bill

2. A
the origin of an English word = The word "police" was borrowed from French into the English language

3. B
reluctance to accept a foreign idea = The idea of a police, as it then existed in France, was considered as a potentially undesirable foreign import

4. B
specific problem = theft that was causing annual estimated losses of £500,000 worth of cargo

Method:
I agree with those of you who said that you would underline keywords in the questions, then read the passage at normal speed.

If there were other questions about this passage (e.g. a gap-fill or true/false/not given section), I would suggest doing those questions first. It's easier to do 'paragraph matching' questions last, when you are familiar with the passage.

very useful thank you sir for the effort

C
A
B
B

1. C
2. A
3. B
4. B

1=c
2=a
3=b
4=b

C
A
B
B

1. C
2. A
3. B
4. B

I read first the questions then find it in the paragraph

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