Grade 9 Reading Exercise

It hosts Grade 9 reading materials and exercises covering main question types, provides answers for all questions; students can get reading materials and exercises by topics or types and practices online.

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 All Exercises
Flight Attendants Recruitment
Words: 467    Suggest to finish in 7 minutes.
Excerpt from Breaking the Barrier
Words: 638    Suggest to finish in 10 minutes.
Carrier Pigeons
Words: 674    Suggest to finish in 10 minutes.
Environment and Agriculture
Words: 688    Suggest to finish in 10 minutes.
Oration in Memory of Abraham Lincoln
Words: 823    Suggest to finish in 15 minutes.
A Visit with the Folks
Words: 948    Suggest to finish in 15 minutes.
Employment in Japan
Words: 1127    Suggest to finish in 20 minutes.
Help on the Hoof & The Guide Horse Training Process
Words: 1164    Suggest to finish in 20 minutes.
Excerpt from Trapped & Identity
Words: 1742    Suggest to finish in 20 minutes.
 Today's Question
Questions 1 – 3 Choose the appropriate letters A, B, C, or D.
1. Research completed in 1982 found that in the United States soil erosion
A)reduced the productivity of farmland by 20 percent.
B)was almost as severe as in India and China.
C)was causing significant damage to 20 percent of farmland.
D)could be reduced by converting cultivated land to meadow or forest.
Answer 1:

2. By the mid-1980s, farmers in Denmark
A)used 50 percent less fertilizer than Dutch farmers.
B)used twice as much fertilizer as they had in 1960.
C)applied fertilizer much more frequently than in 1960.
D)more than doubled the amount of pesticide they used in just 3 years.
Answer 2:

3. Which one of the following increased in New Zealand after 1984?
A)farm incomes
B)use of fertilizer
C)over-stocking
D)farm diversification
Answer 3: