Errors in Cambridge 10 Book?
I am preparing the ielts using the book Cambridge 10, and I am almost sure that there are mistakes for the reading answer keys of the test number 4, for the questions 2, 8 and 9.
Question 2 is:
"Children are more independent today than they used to be", the answer keys in the book says it is True.
Since the text contains:
"In recent surveys, when parents in some cities were asked about their own childhood experiences, the majority remembered having more, or far more, opportunities for going out on their own, compared with their own children today".
I would be tempted to answer FALSE, but since it doesn't say directly that they are less independent, i wonder if the answer is not "NOT GIVEN"?
Finally, based on paragraph 4 and 5, i would say that:
Problem = fears of danger for children, cause = few adults know local children (the text contains:
"This in itself may exacerbate fears associated with assault and molestation of children, because there are fewer adults available who know their neighbors' children").
So my answer is 8A (the answer stated in the book is 8G)
problem = higher accident risk, cause=more children driven to school (the text contains:
"The extra traffic involved in transporting children results in increased ... accident risk").
So i answered 9G (instead of 9D as it is written in the book)
What do you think of those answers?