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Making Inferences & Drawing Conclusions Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. The three basic parts of literary analysis are

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Question 2 2. What does the last phase of literary analysis involve?

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Question 3 3. At the beginning of William Shakespeare's play Romeo and Juliet, we are given the information that the characters live in Verona. What basic part of comprehension does this information fulfill?

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Question 4 4. In examining author style and language, what is it that you need to already have a working knowledge of?

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Question 5 5. How does setting comprehension differ from setting analysis?

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Question 6 6. If you're taking a multiple-choice test, and you must choose a conclusion that can be drawn from a text, you should:

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Question 7 7. When teaching beginning readers to draw conclusions, it's important to guide them in the process by:

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Question 8 8. Why is drawing conclusions an important skill for readers to learn?

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Question 9 9. Drawing conclusions is:

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Question 10 10. In order to draw conclusions, readers need to:

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Question 11 11. What is an inference?

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Question 12 12.

Read the following passage from President Obama's September 8, 2009 speech on education. What can be inferred from this passage using inductive reasoning?

We need every single one of you to develop your talents, skills and intellect so you can help solve our most difficult problems. If you don't do that - if you quit on school - you're not just quitting on yourself, you're quitting on your country.

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Question 13 13. Using information already present in the text to make an assumption is an example of _____.

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Question 14 14.

The opening paragraph of a book chapter describes a rolling prairie, log cabins, horse-drawn wagons, and a group of children walking up the steps into a one-room schoolhouse.

All of the following are inferences that can be made about this chapter EXCEPT:

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Question 15 15. Which type of reasoning involves 'reading between the lines'?

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Question 16 16. You see a person cough and conclude that they have a cold. You remember coughing the last time you had a cold. What is being used to make the inference?

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Question 17 17. The best approach to making an inference is to _____.

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Question 18 18. When reading a story, it is important to _____ or find the intended meaning.

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Question 19 19. Clues to an author's intended meaning may be found through historical contexts, culture contexts, the author's background, and _____.

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Question 20 20. You have a dinner party and all the guests ask for seconds. What is the most logical conclusion?

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Question 21 21. _____ does not help you find a logical assumption in a text.

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Question 22 22. Which of the following is NOT a logical assumption about the villagers in Shirley Jackson's 'The Lottery'?

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Question 23 23. What is a logical assumption?

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Question 24 24. Which of the following is another logical assumption about Virginia Woolf?

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Question 25 25. Which of the following is a logical assumption?

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Making Inferences & Drawing Conclusions Chapter Exam Instructions

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