Reading Comprehension "Immigration report" (Guardian

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Read the following article and answer the questions: https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2018/sep/18/immigration-report-is-much-needed-antidote-to-dog-whistle-politics

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Question 1

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The report corrects some common misperceptions about immigration.
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 2

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What does the Guardian see as the two most important findings?
Answer
  • There now is an advisory board.
  • As a British person, your job is as safe as it used to be.
  • Immigration is not toxic.
  • British natives earn just as much as they would without immigration.

Question 3

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What does the Guardian think of the immigration debate?
Answer
  • It's been exhaustive, i.e. too long.
  • It played to biases and emotions.
  • It had many facts.
  • It has not taken place so far, but the UK needs it.

Question 4

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According to the report, where has immigration had a somewhat negative impact?
Answer
  • It increased crime.
  • It puts higher costs ion social systems.
  • Wages stagnate.
  • Buying a house became more expensive in some areas.

Question 5

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Financially speaking, does the UK benefit from migration (i.e. as a country, is it richer because of migration)?
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 6

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Has migration made the UK a less intelligent country (in proper speak: has migration disbenefitted the educational level of the UK)?
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 7

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According to the report, in which area does the UK need migrants most?
Answer
  • in agriculture (farming)
  • in low-skilled jobs
  • as nurses
  • as teachers
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