Reading Exercise: Justin Trudeau and Feminism.

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The Following passage is extracted from The Guardian. Please visit the British newspaper to read this article. Read this extract in less than 1 minute and mark the keywords (Proper nouns and numbers).

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Please take not more than 5 minutes to complete the following questions.


True: If the statement agrees with the passage

False: If the statement contradicts the passage.

Not Given: If there is no information on this.

  1. The Canadian Prime Minister emphasized that the male gender is responsible for the culture of gender discrimination.
  2. If boys learn the virtue of gender equality, they will also develop the feeling of compassion.
  3. The culture of sexism involves giving same opportunities to both men and women.
  4. The Trudeau administration has been successful in implementing its promises on gender equality.
  5. Canada has a dogged salary gap that has resulted in a lower position in the gender gap rankings.

Please go to the comments section to find out the correct answers. Feel free to discuss any question.

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  1. Answers:
    1. Not Given (there is no information on WHO is responsible for gender discrimination);
    2. True (Empathy = compassion);
    3. False (Culture of sexism leads to discrimination and not equality);
    4. False (It has been criticised for failing to achieve gender equality);
    5. True (Persistent pay gap = dogged salary gap).


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