Answers for All About Rice multiple choice reading.
1. B is the correct answer
This is testing both your vocabulary and general understanding of the passage. In the passage, it says ‘rice is grown everywhere except Antarctica’. This means it is grown everywhere except one place = almost everywhere = nearly everywhere)
The key words in question 1 are ‘where’ – this means you are look for place names & ‘grown’ – this might be paraphrased to ‘cultivated’ in academic texts.
2. C is the correct answer
The answer can’t be B because no information is given about the amount of land used for rice growing in China.