pangolin is a critically endangered mammal native to Africa and Asia.
Due to their unique appearance, pangolins ate the most trafficked mammal
on the planet. About the size of a cat, the body and tail of pangolins
are covered by hard, overlapping scales made of keratin, which protects
them from attack. These distinctive scales are popular in making
apparel. Additionally, many people believe that the scales and the blood
of the pangolin possesses medicinal properties.
pangolin continues to be haunted at the current rate, the species will
soon reach extinction. Many people have never even heard of the
pangolin, and activists are attempting to raise the awareness about this
unusual creature’s plight. It is important to act quickly before the
pangolin is lost forever.
48. Which of the following is a concise summary of the passage?
a. While some people have never heard of a pangolin, others have haunted pangolins for years.
b. The pangolin will soon become extinct because it is the most trafficked mammal on the planet.
c. Activists hope to raise global awareness about the pangolin, a mammal native to Africa and Asia.
d. The pangolin is valuable because its scales can be used for apparel or for medical purposes.
49. Which of the following details from the passage best supports the main idea?
a. Many people have never heard of the pangolin
b. The pangolin’s scales protect it from attack
c. The pangolin is hunted due to its unique appearance
d. People believe the pangolin’s blood has medicinal properties.
48. Answer: B
The Pangolin's will soon become extinct because
it is the most trafficked mammal on the planet because it is unique and
haunted for meat.
49. Answer: D.
People believe the
Pangolin’s that blood is used as traditional medicine it contains
medicinal properties makes reduction in skin ageing.