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Instructions
• Write down the number of the question
• Write down your answer
(just the letter is fine, you do not have to write
the entire question)
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1. How does your level of familiarity
with a subject affect your reading
comprehension?
a. It connects what you already know with the
concepts being communicated
b. It alerts you to passages that you can skip
c. It helps you prioritize your reading assignments
d. It has no effect on overall
comprehension
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2. Secondary sources are:
a. original documents.
b. historical artifacts.
c. the legitimate presentation of original
documents for different purposes.
d. scientific studies.
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3. Determining your purpose for
reading helps you complete
assignments because you can:
a. improve your reading comprehension.
b. use your study time more effectively.
c. decide how much time and effort to expend.
d. all of the above.
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4. What is NOT part of determining
an effective setting for focused
reading?
a. Select the right location
b. Select the evening
c. Select a time of day when you are alert
and focused
d. Select the right companion
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5. Ways to increase your
concentration when studying include:
a. avoiding social activities
and fearing failure.
b. taking breaks every hour
and writing ideas on paper.
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c. organizing your books
and analyzing your environment.
d. structuring your study time
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and minimizing technology use.
6. People are more likely to remember
something that generated a/an
________ _________ than any other
material.
a. creative response
b. emotional response
c. analytical response
d. practical response
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7. How can you determine the purpose
of each assignment in class?
a. Survey the textbook.
b. Review the syllabus
c. Ask your classmates
d. Know the expectations
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8. When studying math you should:
a. understand the principle behind every
formula.
b. do some problems and then memorize the
formula.
c. move on even if you are unsure.
d. skim over formulas to devote more time to
concepts.
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9. Surveying before reading a chapter
will help you to determine:
a. how many pages you need to read.
b. what specific content is being covered in the
chapter.
c. how to review the material to prep for exams.
d. the information to memorize.
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10. What is the best way to build your
vocabulary?
a. Underline every new word you encounter as
you read
b. Ask your instructor to define new terms
related to the course
c. Define and use words in context
d. None of the above
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11. When is the best time to recite
information from your reading?
a. After you have read the chapter
b. After you have read one paragraph
c. After you have read a text section
d. After you have designed questions
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12. The best critical readers:
a. choose a side if they are reading an argument.
b. accept most of what they read as fact.
c. offer constructive criticism about the reading.
d. question every statement for accuracy,
relevance, and logic.
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13. Differentiating between reading for
pleasure and reading for information
involves a thinking process in which
level of Bloom's Taxonomy?
a. Understanding
b. Evaluation
c. Analysis
d. Knowledge
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14. Which of the following would be
BEST to highlight as you read your
textbook?
a. Only the definitions
b. Each sentence as you read it
c. Key terms and concepts
d. You shouldn't mark your textbook at all
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Short Answer (Write on
the back!)
1. What are some methods to
learn content-specific
vocabulary?
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15. Using color to highlight while reading
does not help the reader remember or
recall the information better.
True
False
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The End