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GACE Middle Grades ELA: Reading Informational Texts Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What are the two factors that help you judge the worth of an article?

Question 2 2. Which part of an argument explains why?

Question 3 3.

What form of appeal is being used in the following statement?

I can still remember the first time I rode my bike without training wheels. As the wind brushed past my hair it felt as if I was flying rather than riding on two wheels.

Question 4 4. Which rule allows you to get oriented to the information in the problem?

Question 5 5. During an exam, what should you do if you're having trouble visualizing the line graph that matches your data table?

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Question 6 6. What are the two factors that help you judge the credibility of an article?

Question 7 7. Which part of an argument tells the main point?

Question 8 8. Todd is collecting data via a survey to determine how satisfied his company's customers are with the service they receive after purchasing a product. Todd's survey utilizes a scale from 1 to 5 that represents 'very unsatisfied' up through 'very satisfied'. His survey is collecting _____ data.

Question 9 9. Why do you need to know what a counterclaim might be?

Question 10 10. Why are the recency and verifiability of sources important factors in the production of an article?

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Question 11 11. This graph shows the number of rabbits a breeder has each month. When did the breeder reach 100 rabbits?

Question 12 12. Which rule describes the very first thing you should do when encountering a problem involving a graph or chart?

Question 13 13. Which part of an argument gives proof that your main point is correct?

Question 14 14. Farah is using a bar chart to present the breakdown of customers who purchase her company's core product by hair color. This is an example of which of the following types of data?

Question 15 15. Alex needs to convey some precise financial information to his company's Board of Directors in a quarterly report. How should he present this information?

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Question 16 16. Using the image provided, what conclusion can be made about the trend in the number of families over geologic time?

Question 17 17. Sarah is about to ask her Mom for a new computer for college. She is preparing her argument, getting all her reasons together for why she needs a new computer. Sarah anticipates her Mom may say her old computer should do just fine, so Sarah spends time coming up with three reasons why her old computer won't be sufficient for her needs in college. What did Sarah anticipate from her Mom?

Question 18 18. Which rule keeps you from getting distracted by incorrect choices in a multiple-choice question?

Question 19 19. This graph shows the number of rabbits a breeder has each month. Which month did the breeder have the most rabbits?

Question 20 20. 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 21 21. Which rule helps you identify the biological ideas that you'll need to reference in order to solve the problem?

Question 22 22. Which rule describes how you come to understand what a chart means and how to use it effectively?

Question 23 23. Which of the following types of charts is best used to show cumulative totals?

Question 24 24. What is the institute that hosts the website?

Question 25 25. Visual graphics_____, while textual graphics _____.

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Question 26 26. Which concepts would you NOT have needed to remember for the problem with the dialysis bags?

Question 27 27. What is a line graph?

Question 28 28. This graph shows the number of rabbits a breeder has each month. In which month did the breeder have 40 rabbits?

Question 29 29. Looking at the graph below, which of the following statements is NOT true?

Question 30 30. If a person begins an essay by pointing out they are a researcher who has been studying this particular field for the past 18 years, what form of appeal is he or she making?

GACE Middle Grades ELA: Reading Informational Texts 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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