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HiSET Language Arts - Reading: Prep and Practice Final Exam

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Question 1 1. Applying what you know about U.S. history when you read a historical novel is an example of using _____.

Question 2 2. What is the definition of 'gist'?

Question 3 3. What is denotation?

Question 4 4. How can visualization help with reading comprehension?

Question 5 5. Breaking apart a word into its component parts is an example of using _____.

Question 6 6. Which is a way to challenge yourself in finding the gist?

Question 7 7. What should you consider when visualizing?

Question 8 8. Which of the following is NOT one of the tools an author can use to reveal tone?

Question 9 9.

'Cheap posters' and 'economy hatchback car' are examples that define which word in the following sentence?

'Even though he says he likes ornate artwork, extravagant clothes, and immoderate cars, Tom is so frugal that he hangs cheap posters on his walls and drives an economy hatchback car.'

Question 10 10. In step 3, you are advised to try to provide a summary of the piece to an individual unfamiliar with the writing. How would you explain the piece in this final challenge?

Question 11 11. Why is it important for an author to be able to use mood effectively?

Question 12 12. In 'Harry Potter', Professor Snape's first name, Severus, means serious, strict, and severe. The character of Professor Snape is also serious and strict. This is an example of which of the following?

Question 13 13. A student is reading a book, and they come across the word heliogram. They don't know what it means, but they do know that heliocentric means having the sun at the center. What strategy would the student use and why?

Question 14 14. A student finds herself constantly trying to figure out what the author meant when she reads sections of her textbook. Which of the following is NOT a way to improve her reading for the gist of the section?

Question 15 15. Why is visualization important?

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HiSET Language Arts - Reading: Prep and Practice Final Free Practice Test Instructions

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