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Ch 7: ASSET Reading Skills Test: Test Strategies

About This Chapter

There is a difference between reading for general purposes and reading to acquire information upon which you will be tested. Use the lessons in our Test Strategies chapter to tailor your reading style in preparation for the test.

ASSET Reading Skills Test: Test Strategies - Chapter Summary

Test-taking is a skill in itself, and reading the passages or questions that you find on an exam is quite different from reading for pleasure or even for information. These lessons will help you direct your reading for the purpose of finding answers to specific questions by covering the information given below:

  • Getting the big picture or the little details
  • Using visualization to extract meaning
  • Answering multiple-choice questions

Not only do our video lessons address test-taking strategies, we include a quiz and chapter test to give you additional practice. Access to instructors and subject-matter specialists ensures that help is available when you need it, and the dashboard provides you with a means of staying on track.

ASSET Reading Skills Test: Test Strategies Chapter Objectives

The ASSET Reading Skills Test is part of a college entrance assessment battery. Its purpose is to assist you in identifying your strongest and weakest points, so that you can emphasize the former and address the latter. It aids both you and the college or university in coursework selection so that you enter the program best suited to your individual abilities. The lessons in this chapter are designed to assist you with the Reasoning section of the exam. This part contains 12 of the total 24 questions.

The ASSET Reading Skills Test is a paper-based, no-pass, no fail exam. The questions are multiple-choice, requiring you to read through a given passage of text and choose correct answers to the questions that follow.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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