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FSA Grade 9-10 ELA: Understanding Informational Text Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Gaps in informational texts happen when writers ____.

Question 2 2. A gap in a nonfiction argumentative text happens when a writer ____.

Question 3 3. Which of the following is a graphic element often found in texts?

Question 4 4. 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 5 5. What name is given to a piece of research which is reviewed by experts in a field review before it is published in an academic periodical?

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Question 6 6. Which rule describes the very first thing you should do when encountering a problem involving a graph or chart?

Question 7 7. Which rule describes what you should do when you're ready to read a multiple-choice question?

Question 8 8. In fiction texts, gaps are present when ____ is missing or underdeveloped.

Question 9 9. Which of the following statements is true?

Question 10 10. What are the two factors that help you judge the worth of an article?

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Question 11 11. An inconsistency in a text occurs when a writer ____.

Question 12 12. Which of the following offers a visual portrait of data and its relationships and includes varieties like bar, line, and pie?

Question 13 13. Which of the following is a strong reason to support the claim that Sarah Smith is the best candidate for mayor?

Question 14 14. Which is a way to challenge yourself in finding the gist?

Question 15 15. Why are the recency and verifiability of sources important factors in the production of an article?

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Question 16 16. Which rule describes how you come to understand what a chart means and how to use it effectively?

Question 17 17. Which of the following is a step in the process of analyzing graphics?

Question 18 18. Which part of an argument states the position to be argued?

Question 19 19. In which of the following ways does getting the gist guide you through the process of reading?

Question 20 20. Using the image provided, what conclusion can be made about the trend in the number of families over geologic time?

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Question 21 21. A gap in a text happens when a writer ____.

Question 22 22. Which of the following provides a visual portrait of how something works or is put together or of how sets of data overlap?

Question 23 23. Looking at the graph below, which of the following statements is NOT true?

Question 24 24. What are the two factors that help you judge the credibility of an article?

Question 25 25. What is the definition of 'gist'?

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Question 26 26. 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 27 27. Strong reasons ____.

Question 28 28. Strong evidence ____.

Question 29 29. Which of the following is a strong claim for a short essay?

Question 30 30. What is the institute that hosts the website?

FSA Grade 9-10 ELA: Understanding Informational Text Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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