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NYSTCE CQST: Interpreting Textual & Graphic Information Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Informational text is written in a way that

Question 2 2. A glossary is a collection of…

Question 3 3. What type of data is best suited to a composite bar graph?

Question 4 4. When creating games and activities about facts and opinions:

Question 5 5. Which of the following is NOT a type of persuasion?

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Question 6 6. Which variable remains unaffected by the other variables of an experiment?

Question 7 7. Which of the following statements is a fact?

Question 8 8.

The bar chart shows the time taken for six students to cover 75 meters.

_____ was the fastest and _____ was the slowest.

Question 9 9.

How many puppies does Susie have according to this table?

Friend # of Puppies
Sarah 3
Susie 5
Jack 7

Question 10 10.

Ten students participated in a chemistry test and their scores are depicted on the bar chart below.

How many students received a 100 percent score on the test?

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Question 11 11. Which supplementary text feature represents additional material that's typically expository or bibliographic in nature?

Question 12 12. What type of bar graph is shown below?

Question 13 13.

What is happening at 7:30 am?

Time Class
7 am English
8 am Algebra
9 am Science
10 am History

Question 14 14. Which of the following statements is true about informational text?

Question 15 15. What is the distinguishing mark of a bar graph?

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Question 16 16. What is the most common graph in algebra?

Question 17 17. Which type of chart compares data with relative percentages?

Question 18 18. Which text feature usually comes after the main body of the text and consists of often exhaustive lists of specific subjects and their locations in the text?

Question 19 19. Tom is the owner of an ice cream cart and has graphed his sales for the past week based on the outside temperature. Identify the temperature where Tom will make a sales of more than $300.

Question 20 20. What types of information are shown in tables?

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Question 21 21. What is the distinguishing mark of a line graph?

Question 22 22. Which of the following is an example of persuasion through the use of logos ('logos' as in philosophy, not trademarks)?

Question 23 23.

When are we supposed to go to Algebra class?

Time Class
7 am English
8 am Algebra
9 am Science
10 am History

Question 24 24. A fact is:

Question 25 25. Which of these is a category of text features?

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Question 26 26. In some cases the author will add what to make information easier to find?

Question 27 27. Which type of chart plots the relationship between dependent and independent variables?

Question 28 28. When teaching fact and opinion, the teacher should:

Question 29 29. Discriminating between fact and opinion in longer text:

Question 30 30.

What type of information can a graph show?

A: Functions

B: Data

C: Both functions and data

NYSTCE CQST: Interpreting Textual & Graphic Information Chapter Exam Instructions

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