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Reading Comprehension Skills for Business Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. For which type of writing is it helpful to underline key phrases to help find specific details?

Question 2 2. What goes in the left hand column when using the Cornell Note Taking System?

Question 3 3. Which is a complex type of web?

Question 4 4. In what type of passage is it easy to use the sequence to find specific details?

Question 5 5. Which graphic organizer consists of two overlapping circles?

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Question 6 6. Where should one go to look if they need to find the facts and figures in a paragraph quickly?

Question 7 7. What should you do even before you read a passage?

Question 8 8. Topic sentences generally provide _____.

Question 9 9. All of the following are good signposts to look for when trying to locate factual information EXCEPT _____.

Question 10 10. What are good ways to organize passages?

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Question 11 11. What is typically the writer's primary purpose in writing a resume?

Question 12 12. The term for any type of writing that exists in a work environment is called what?

Question 13 13. Which genre of business writing is most important?

Question 14 14. Which of the following is not a genre of business writing?

Question 15 15. What is the best strategy when you are asked to read 100 resumes for one open position?

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Question 16 16. After reading a piece, what should an active reader do?

Question 17 17. Before reading a piece, what should an active reader do?

Question 18 18. What is reading comprehension?

Question 19 19. While reading a piece, what should an active reader do?

Question 20 20. To improve your reading comprehension, you need to become a(n) ____ reader.

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Question 21 21. What is the primary purpose of an informational text?

Question 22 22. After reading an informational text, what should you NOT do?

Question 23 23. Which of the following should you do as you read an informational text?

Question 24 24. What should you NOT do before reading an informational text?

Question 25 25. When reading a book about the U.S. Civil War, which of the following lists would be considered forms of textual evidence?

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Question 26 26. Which of the following offers a visual portrait of data and its relationships and includes varieties like bar, line, and pie?

Question 27 27. Which of the following provides a visual portrait of how something works or is put together or of how sets of data overlap?

Question 28 28. Which of the following is a graphic element often found in texts?

Question 29 29. Which of the following is a step in the process of analyzing graphics?

Question 30 30. Which of the following statements is true?

Reading Comprehension Skills for Business Chapter Exam Instructions

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