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Summarizing & Analyzing Textual Information Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following is a graphic element often found in texts?

Question 2 2. In order to fully comprehend and retain the information covered in a reading selection, a reader should...

Question 3 3. Which is NOT a piece of good advice when giving an oral report?

Question 4 4. When creating summaries, it's important to _____.

Question 5 5. What writing skill condenses information and includes detail, while not being concerned about length?

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Question 6 6. When readers are able to organize information from a text into a hierarchical structure, it shows...

Question 7 7. A summary can include all of the following EXCEPT _____.

Question 8 8. What is the purpose of a graphic in a functional or persuasive text?

Question 9 9. Which type of graphic must have numbers that add up to 100?

Question 10 10. A graphic organizer helps students:

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Question 11 11. Which type of summary consists of writing a paragraph for each main idea in the passage?

Question 12 12. What type of graphic is this?

Question 13 13. Which type of summary is the exception to the rule for avoiding personal opinions and judgments?

Question 14 14. A type of compare/contrast organizer is:

Question 15 15. What writing skill takes word for word information from a source and gives credit to the original writer?

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Question 16 16. What is it called when written information is transferred from the writer's words into a very short summary?

Question 17 17. What is a summary?

Question 18 18. Why is not including an opinion in a summary the right thing to do?

Question 19 19. Which graphic will have a horizontal and vertical axis?

Question 20 20. ________ allow students to organize information ____, linearly, or in a cyclical fashion.

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Question 21 21. Which of the following is NOT true about graphic organizers?

Question 22 22. Which of the following provides a visual portrait of how something works or is put together or of how sets of data overlap?

Question 23 23. You spend many hours researching and writing a paper for a class. Accidentally, you leave a draft copy in the library and it is picked up by another student. After you turn your final paper in, the professor does not return your paper with a grade but asks you to see her after class is finished. What is most likely her concern?

Question 24 24. For visual learners, who learn well using illustrations, diagrams, and charts, what can be used to help them better understand and process information from a reading selection?

Question 25 25. Which type of summary records information through ranking that information using letters, numbers or symbols?

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Question 26 26. Which of the following is NOT a type of graphic organizer?

Question 27 27. In order to avoid distracting sentences meant to merely engage readers rather than inform them about the topic being studied, readers need to be actively engaged with the text by:

Question 28 28. Summaries are used in _____.

Question 29 29. Which of the following offers a visual portrait of data and its relationships and includes varieties like bar, line, and pie?

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

Summarizing & Analyzing Textual Information 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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