IELTS Task 1: Choose the Best Summary Statement.

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edited March 2017 in IELTS Test
Every IELTS Task 1 answer must include a 'summary statement'. We recommend that this be written as the last paragraph. Read the following Task 1 (table) question and choose the correct summary statement below.

 

The table below gives information about population growth, births and longevity in three countries.

Summarise the information by selecting and reporting the main features, and make comparisons where relevant.   

 

Level of Income

 

High

Middle

Low

 

2000

2010

2000

2010

2000

2010

Population growth

(by percent)

0.8

0.9

1.4

1.8

2.5

2.8

Births per woman

1.5

1.8

1.9

2.0

2.8

3.0

Life expectancy

(in years)

78

80

60

63

48

50

 

Which of the following is the best sentence about ‘life expectancy’?

A             As incomes increase, life expectancy decreases.

B             In terms of longevity, higher incomes correlate to longer life.

C             People with high incomes had the highest mortality rate.


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Answer: B


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