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MTTC English: Reading Strategies Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Consulting a list of antonyms can help improve our _____.

Question 2 2. A synonym for pretty is:

Question 3 3. Applying what you know about U.S. history when you read a historical novel is an example of using _____.

Question 4 4. A dictionary provides a list of _____ and _____ so that we can see both similar and different meanings to words.

Question 5 5. A word's connotation is _____.

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Question 6 6. The suffix that means more is _____.

Question 7 7. What is a summary?

Question 8 8. 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 9 9. Breaking apart a word into its component parts is an example of using _____.

Question 10 10. A synonym for honest is:

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Question 11 11. The root that means govern is _____.

Question 12 12. Since there are several words that use similar sounds in the English language, what can help to distinguish them from one another?

Question 13 13. In which of the following ways does getting the gist guide you through the process of reading?

Question 14 14. When creating summaries, it's important to _____.

Question 15 15. Why is not including an opinion in a summary the right thing to do?

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Question 16 16. Which of the prefixes listed means opposite?

Question 17 17. Why is the relationship between words so important to understanding words in a sentence?

Question 18 18. Which of the following BEST describes syntax?

Question 19 19. A writer should use synonyms:

Question 20 20. The root words for 'antonym' are: _____ and _____.

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Question 21 21. Which of the following statements is true?

Question 22 22. An antonym is a word that has the _____ meaning of another word.

Question 23 23. Looking at the words surrounding an unknown word to determine its meaning is an example of using _____.

Question 24 24. Homophones _____, while homographs _____.

Question 25 25. The three basic parts of literary analysis are

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Question 26 26. Synonyms are:

Question 27 27. What is the definition of 'gist'?

Question 28 28. Why would it be better to say someone is 'slim' rather than 'scrawny' when paying them a compliment?

Question 29 29.

Identify the type of analogy being used here by recognizing the relationship between the two pairs of words.

Torpedo : Explosion : : Drinking : Intoxication

Question 30 30. Which of the following is NOT helpful when trying to determine the meaning of an unknown word?

MTTC English: Reading Strategies Chapter Exam Instructions

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