HiSET: Analyzing Key Ideas of Nonfiction & Informational Text Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following statements is true?

Question 2 2. You are reading a text that's attempting to convince you chocolate cake is the best dessert. What is the purpose of the text?

Question 3 3. You are reading two books about early colonist settlements and you are comparing the reasons and evidence listed in each book. Which process are you doing while reading?

Question 4 4. Which of the following statements is true?

Question 5 5. Which of the following provides a visual portrait of how something works or is put together or of how sets of data overlap?

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Question 6 6. Why are reasons important in an argument?

Question 7 7. Which of the following is NOT an example of valid evidence?

Question 8 8. Texts that provide facts about some topic the writer believes is important for the reader to understand are texts that _____.

Question 9 9. Liza, a school librarian, believes a series of certain books should be made available to the students and that the principal has the authority to make that decision. Liza believes the books will encourage students to think outside the box and read more just for fun. She expects the school administration and students to also hold these _____ as acknowledgement of her argument.

Question 10 10. To analyze a text means:

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Question 11 11. Which of the following is NOT an example of a claim?

Question 12 12. All of the following are elements of an effective argument EXCEPT:

Question 13 13. Which of the following is a step in the process of analyzing graphics?

Question 14 14. Which of the following statements is true?

Question 15 15. Which of the following is NOT a step in analyzing an individual text?

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Question 16 16. You are reading a text that offers a series of steps for learning how to swim. What is the purpose of the text?

Question 17 17. What is the purpose of a text?

Question 18 18. Which of the following is NOT a step in synthesizing two texts?

Question 19 19. Which of the following statements is true?

Question 20 20. After John Brown's 1859 raid on Harpers Ferry, northerners and southerns made different claims and drew different conclusions because they held different ____.

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Question 21 21. Which of the following is a graphic element often found in texts?

Question 22 22. In a political campaign, one side encourages voters to support a candidate based on his or her voting record and community involvement. The other side encourages voters to reject the candidate based on choices he has made about his personal life. The two sides make different claims and draw different conclusions based on different:

Question 23 23. Texts providing sensory details allowing readers to form a mental picture of some person, place, thing, or event are texts that _____.

Question 24 24. Which of the following offers a visual portrait of data and its relationships and includes varieties like bar, line, and pie?

Question 25 25. To synthesize means:

HiSET: Analyzing Key Ideas of Nonfiction & 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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