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Reading Comprehension: Structure Questions

The purpose of the first paragraph is to

Incorrect.

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The author makes factual statements and does not present any theories, arguments or claims in the first paragraph.

Good!

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The first paragraph tells us that scientists can learn about the diet and manner of death of Iron Age people, and the Initial Reading reveals that these two topics are the subject matter of the following paragraphs. 

Incorrect.

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Although the first paragraph tells us that we can learn from the preserved bodies of Iron Age people, it does not give us any information about them - the information is given in later paragraphs.

Incorrect.

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The first paragraph presents factual information and does not raise any questions.

Incorrect.

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Although the first paragraph tells us of the work of modern scientists, it does not reveal anything about their techniques.

ask a question to be answered
present two aspects of bog people to be investigated
reveal information about Iron Age people
make a scientific claim to be proved
elaborate on modern scientific techniques