Do you trust weather forecast?

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Reading test Form 9 Unit 5

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Question 1

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In what country is moaning about the weather nearly a national sport?
Answer
  • the UK
  • the USA
  • Belarus

Question 2

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How reliable are forecasts nowadays?
Answer
  • They are very reliable.
  • They are not bad.
  • They are not very accurate.

Question 3

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Who checks the accuracy of forecasts?
Answer
  • the Met Office
  • the Police Office
  • the Weather Office

Question 4

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Which weather conditions are most difficult to forecast?
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  • maximum temperature
  • rainfall
  • fog

Question 5

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Today's three day forecasts are more accurate than one-day weather forecasts in ...
Answer
  • 1980
  • 50 years ago
  • Australia

Question 6

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Computer generated forecasts are the best.
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 7

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People who don't trust weather forecasts may be basing their opinion on what forecasts were like decades ago.
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  • True
  • False

Question 8

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The weather often [blank_start]tricks[blank_end] people.
Answer
  • tricks

Question 9

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As a rule, you can [blank_start]rely[blank_end] on weather forecast. But it’s very difficult to [blank_start]predict[blank_end] the weather, that’s why you shouldn’t blame [blank_start]weathermen[blank_end] when the weather forecast disappoints you. Of course, it’s a big surprise when instead of heat we have drizzle or fog. People, who [blank_start]make[blank_end] weather forecast, do their [blank_start]best[blank_end] to help us, but it’s not their fault if the weather wants to [blank_start]trick[blank_end] us. So, if you don’t [blank_start]trust[blank_end] weather forecast, you can always look [blank_start]out[blank_end] of the window and see if the weather is bad or it is going to change for the [blank_start]better[blank_end]. If you see that the sky is overcast, it’s better to take your umbrella, even if they promise a lot of [blank_start]sunshine[blank_end].
Answer
  • rely
  • trust
  • predict
  • forecast
  • weathermen
  • meteorologists
  • make
  • do
  • best
  • good
  • trick
  • laugh
  • trust
  • rely
  • out
  • through
  • better
  • worse
  • sunshine
  • sunny

Question 10

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Weathermen do a pretty [blank_start]good[blank_end] job.
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  • good
  • hard
  • reliable
  • moaning
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