English grammar, vocabulary, and listening comprehension exercises

TOPIC: A cause of obesity in young children

STEP 1 - Read the following article: READING COMPREHENSION ARTICLE 25

STEP 2 - Answer these questions (choose the best answer):

1. The study mentioned in the article was conducted in ____________.
  The UK

2. The study found that children who went to bed late generally ____________.
  were more obese
  were less obese
  had about the same level of obesity as the children who went to bed early

3. The article mentions that kids in Asia and Spain generally go to bed ____________ kids in Sweden.
  earlier than
  at roughly the same time as
  later than

4. Did researchers find a concrete reason for the link between going to bed late and obesity?
  The article doesn't say
  No, there are only hypotheses

5. Were seven year olds included in the study?
  The article doesn't specify the age of kids that took part in the survey

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