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Reading Comprehension Overview Chapter Exam

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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Question 1 1. 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 2 2. You are reading a text that offers a series of steps for learning how to swim. What is the purpose of the text?

Question 3 3. Texts that provide facts about some topic the writer believes is important for the reader to understand are texts that _____.

Question 4 4. What is a text's biographical context?

Question 5 5. Why is the historical context of the Diary of Anne Frank, a story of a Jewish girl in Nazi Germany, important?

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Question 6 6. How can a text's context of language and form affect the readability of a work?

Question 7 7. Which of the following is the best topic sentence?

Question 8 8. Which of the following is true about a paragraph?

Question 9 9. Which of the following best describes the purpose of the topic sentence?

Question 10 10. What is the first step to reading comprehension?

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Question 11 11. What is reading comprehension?

Question 12 12. What is the second step to reading comprehension?

Question 13 13. An implied main idea is the primary point of a sentence or passage that is…

Question 14 14.

Read the brief passage below and identify its implied main idea.

You wouldn't peel carrots with a nail file. And you can't tune an engine with a cheese grater. So why would you buy a wrench to do a screwdriver's job?

Question 15 15. Which of these represents the primary point or argument of a sentence or passage?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following is NOT a strategy for improving reading comprehension?

Question 17 17. What is the definition of 'gist'?

Question 18 18. Which is a way to challenge yourself in finding the gist?

Question 19 19. When reading a story, it is important to _____ or find the intended meaning.

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

Question 22 22. Which of the following is NOT a type of persuasion?

Question 23 23. Which of the following statements is an opinion?

Question 24 24. Which of the following statements is a fact?

Question 25 25. A student is reading a book, and they come across the word heliogram. They don't know what it means, but they do know that heliocentric means having the sun at the center. What strategy would the student use and why?

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Question 26 26. Applying what you know about U.S. history when you read a historical novel is an example of using _____.

Question 27 27. Breaking apart a word into its component parts is an example of using _____.

Question 28 28. What is the purpose of a text?

Question 29 29. What is a text's context of the reader?

Question 30 30. What is the definition of a sentence?

Reading Comprehension Overview 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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