Reading Skills MCQs

Reading Skills MCQs

  1. ________ is a complex cognitive process ot decodıng symbols to
    derive
    meaning.
  2. (a) Writing
    (b) Listening
    (c) Reading
    (d) Speaking

    (c) Reading

  3. Reading is a complex negotiation between the
    text and the reader is the definition given by ________.
  4. (a) Weaver, 1988
    (b) Francis Bacon, 1986
    (c) Wilson, 1987
    (d) Chomsky, 1966

    (a) Weaver, 1988

  5. Reading Skills varies from person to person
    according to their _______ and _______.
  6. (a) Linguistic competence and future knowledge
    (b) Present knowledge and language competence.
    (c) Linguistic competence and background knowledge.
    (d) Old knowledge and present knowledge.

    (c) Linguistic competence and background knowledge.

  7. Which of the following is NOT a component
    of reading skills.
  8. (a) Interring implicit and explicit intormation
    (b) Recognition of graphemes
    (c) Recognizing relationship between and among sentences
    (d) Inducing meaning of unfamiliar words

    (d) Inducing meaning of unfamiliar words

  9. Which of the following classification of
    reading skills is also called reading in detail.
  10. (a) Extensive reading
    (b) Intensive reading
    (c) Skimming
    (d) Scanning

    (b) Intensive reading

  11. When we read shorter texts like research paper for specific
    detailed information, we read slowly and with a lot of
    concentration, this is called ________ reading.
  12. (a) Intensive
    (b) Extensive
    (c) Detailed
    (d) Short

    (a) Intensive

  13. Reading your favorite short stories is an
    example of _______ reading.
  14. (a) Intensive
    (b) Scanning
    (c) Extensive
    (d) None of the above

    (c) Extensive

  15. Reading that is done fastly and allows the
    reader to gather information quickly is called _______.
  16. (a) Scanning
    (b) Skimming
    (c) Both a and b
    (d) None of the above

    (b) Skimming

  17. When is Skimming NOT required?
  18. (a) Reading
    (b) Reviewing
    (c) Pre-reading
    (d) Recalling

    (d) Recalling

  19. What to skip while skimming?
  20. (a) Details
    (b) Bold words
    (c) Headings
    (d) Graphs or pictures

    (a) Details

  21. Looking tor a number in your phone is an
    example of _______.
  22. (a) Intensive
    (b) Extensive
    (c) Skimming
    (d) Scanning

    (d) Scanning

  23. Looking through a google search list is an
    example of _____.
  24. (a) Intensive
    (b) Extensive
    (c) Skimming
    (d) Scanning

    (d) Scanning

  25. At what age did Tiger Woods first win the US Masters?
    When Tiger won the US masters in 1997, he was only 21 years old.
    In
    winning, he broke lots
    ot records. He won the title by 12 strokes, which was the
    biggest ever
    victory at the US
    masters. He also became the youngest champion in 61 years.
  26. (a) 12
    (b) 21
    (c) 61
    (d) None of the above

    (b) 21

  27. Scanning is ________.
  28. (a) Quickly reading over a text to get the general gist.
    (b) Quickly reading over a text to find some specific
    information which
    is focused upon.
    (c) Taking the time to understand the whole text in depth.
    (d) All of them

    (b) Quickly reading over a text to find some specific
    information
    which is focused upon.

  29. Who put forward the characteristics of
    successful extensive reading program.
  30. (a) Day and Banford (1980)
    (b) Day and Branford (1990)
    (c) May and Hamford (1980)

    (a) Day and Banford (1980)

  31. Which one of the following is not a reading
    technique?
  32. (a) Skimmng
    (b) Fiction
    (c) Intensive Reading
    (d) Scanning

    (b) Fiction

  33. Intensive reading is also called ____ reading.
  34. (a) Narrow
    (b) Broad
    (c) Close
    (d) Wide

    (a) Narrow

  35. What is the fourth step of the SQ3R active
    reading strategy?
  36. (a) Question
    (b) Review
    (c) Recite
    (d) Recall

    (b) Review

  37. What two steps should be done together?
  38. (a) Read/ Recite
    (b) Recite/ Review
    (c) Read/ Review
    (d) Read/ Question

    (a) Read/ Recite

  39. If you do not understand what you read, what
    one thing you could do?
  40. (a) Skip it
    (b) ask the teacher
    (c) Reread it
    (d) Recall it

    (c) Reread it

  41. The following action steps are a part of what step in the SQ3R
    process?
    Look for answers, answer questions, reread captions, note all
    underlıned,
    italicized, bold printed words, etc, stop and reread.
  42. (a) Recite
    (b) Read
    (c) Recall
    (d) Survey

    (b) Read

  43. When reciting what action steps you should
    NOT do?
  44. (a) Look for answers to the questions
    (b) Orally ask yourselt questions
    (c) Take notes from the text
    (d) See, say and hear

    (a) Look for answers to the questions

  45. What does the SQ3R stands for?
  46. (a) Survey, question, three, read, recite, review
    (b) Survey, question, read, re-read, review
    (c) Survey, question, recite, read, revie
    (d) Survey, question, read, recite/recall, review

    (d) Survey, question, read, recite/recall, review

  47. Looking at captions under pictures, charts,
    graph and maps comes under what step of SQ3R.
  48. (a) Read
    (b) Review
    (c) Recite
    (d) Survey

    (d) Survey

  49. Analyzing the read information with a peer
    comes under what step of SQ3R?
  50. (a) Read
    (b) Review
    (c) Recite
    (d) Recall

    (b) Review

  51. SQ3R is a reading _____ method
  52. (a) comprehension
    (b) paraphrasing
    (c) regression
    (d) previewing

    (a) comprehension

  53. Primarily reasearch means to _____.
  54. (a) investigate
    (c) deduce meaning
    (b) develop
    (d) suggest something

    (a) investigate

  55. which reading habit is faulty reading habit
  56. (a) vocalization
    (b) meditating
    (c) regression
    (d) both a and c

    (d) both a and c

  57. Intensive reading is reading for
  58. (a) pleasure
    (b) improving skills
    (c) getting gist only
    (d) specific purpose

    (d) specific purpose

  59. Who introduced the SQ3R method?
  60. (a) Ray Tomlinson
    (b) Jerome Bruner
    (c) Francis p.Robinson
    (d) FranCIs Bacon

    (c) Francis p.Robinson

  61. What type of reading is common in classroom?
  62. (a) Intensive
    (6) extensive
    (d) Both A and B
    (c) Skimming

    (a) Intensive

  63. Survey means ______.
  64. (a) establishment
    (b) stability
    (c) scan the text
    (d) review the text

    c) scan the text

  65. which is included in ideal learning material for intensive
    reading?
  66. (a) Handouts
    (b) news articles
    (c) official letters
    (d) both B and C

    (d) both B and C

  67. Intensive reading is a/an:
  68. (a) approach
    (b) method
    (c) technique
    (d) Above all

    (a) approach

  69. _____ is a type of writing in which the
    author places himselt as a character, or not, and
    narrates the story.
  70. (a) Descriptive
    (b) Narrative
    (c) Expository
    (d) Persuasive

    (b) Narrative

  71. _______ style of writing focuses on describing a
    character, an event or a place in great detail.
  72. (a) Descriptive
    (b) Narrative
    (c) Expository
    (d) Persuasive

    (a) Descriptive

  73. ______ writing is a subject-oriented writing style in
    which the main tocus of the author is to tell you about a
    given topic or subject, and leaves out their opinions.
  74. (a) Descriptive
    (b) Expository
    (c) Narrative
    (d) Persuasive

    (b) Expository

  75. Type of writing which contains justifications and reasons
    to make someone believe in what the author believes in is
    known as ________.
  76. (a) Persuasive
    (b) Expository
    (c) Narrative
    (d) Descriptive

    (a) Persuasive

  77. Novels, short stories, poetry and biographies can all
    fall into the ______ Category.
  78. (a) Persuasive
    (b) Expository
    (c) Narrative
    (d) Descriptive

    (c) Narrative

  79. ____ type of writing tocuses on one’s
    immediate subjective perceptions.
  80. (a) Persuasive
    (b) Expository
    (c) Narrative
    (d) Descriptive

    (d) Descriptive

  81. ______ Type of writing is sometimes known as
    “information writing because it gives
    information about a person, place, thing,
    relationship or idea.
  82. (a) Persuasive
    (b) Expository
    (c) Narrative
    (d) Descriptive

    (b) Expository

  83. In ______ writing paragraphs are based on fact, they are
    written without emotion and usually written in the third
    person.
  84. (a) Persuasive
    (b) Expository
    (c) Narrative
    (d) Descriptive

    (b) Expository

  85. ______ type of writing connects the outer
    world with our inner feelings.
  86. (a) Persuasive
    (b) Expository
    (c) Narrative
    (d) Descriptive

    (b) Expository

  87. Comics are _______ representations printed in books or
    newspapers.
  88. (a) Historical
    (b) Colourful
    (c) Pictorial
    (d) None

    (c) Pictorial

  89. Rodolphe Top offer created first comic book in
  90. (a) 1820
    (b) 1920
    (c) 1927
    (d) 2020

    (c) 1927

  91. Reading of ___________ particularly sharpens
    cognitive abilities of the readers.
  92. (a) Stories
    (b) Comics
    (c) Novels
    (d) Movies

    (b) Comics

  93. It is one of the popular misconceptions about comics.
  94. (a) It is not interesting.
    (b) It is too easy.
    (c) 1t does not help learning
    (d) It is just about superheroes.

    (d) It is just about superheroes.

  95. It is among the elements of comics.
  96. (a) Introduction
    (b) Splash
    (c) Setting
    (d) Dialogues

    (b) Splash

  97. It is necessary to have some ______ in mind
    before reading a comic.
  98. (a) Previous experience
    (b) Caricature
    (c) Purpose
    (d) Confusion

    (c) Purpose

  99. _______ , we have to observe pictorial
    associations critically.
  100. (a) Before reading comics
    (b) During reading comics
    (c) After reading comics
    (d) None

    (b) During reading comics

  101. ___ is a short part of any narrative.
  102. (a) An excerpt
    (b) A riddle
    (c) Comic
    (d) Novella

    (a) An excerpt

  103. _____ is a box carrying drawings.
  104. (a) Speech bubble
    (b) Spread
    (c) Splash
    (d) A panel

    (d) A panel

  105. The technique of "reading between the lines" is
    observed while reading ______.
  106. (a) Novel
    (b) Short story
    (c) Comics
    (d) Excerpts

    (d) Excerpts

  107. ____ must be avoided in a summary.
  108. (a) Facts
    (b) Verbs
    (c) Ldeas
    (d) Repetitions

    (d) Repetitions

  109. Time devoted to reading in communication activities is:
  110. (a) 9%
    (b) 16%
    (c) 30%
    (d) 45%

    (b) 16%

  111. Reading comprehension means understanding a ______ text.
  112. (a) Oral
    (b) Written
    (c) Usual
    (d) Audio

    (b) Written

  113. Reading is a ______ process.
  114. (a) Encoding
    (b) Listening
    (c) Decoding
    (d) Talking

    (c) Decoding

  115. When we read shorter texts like research papers for specific
    detailed
    information we read slowly& with a lot of concentration,this is
    called _____
    reading.
  116. (a) Intensive
    (b) Extensive
    (c) Detailed
    (d) Short

    (a) Intensive

  117. Most of owr day-to-day reading is done ____________.
  118. (a) Loudly
    (b) Extensively
    (c) Intensively
    (d) Silently

    (d) Silently

  119. Reading means _____.
  120. (a) recognition
    (b) observing text
    (c) compehension
    (d) recognition and comprehension

    (d) recognition and comprehension

  121. Skimming is a type of ______.
  122. (a) writing
    (b) reading
    (c) speaking
    (d) listening

    (b) reading

  123. Skimming means reading quickly to know _________.
  124. (a) what is it about
    (b) specific piece of information
    (c) full understanding of text
    (d) none of the above

    (a) what is it about

  125. Scanning means reading quickly to know:
  126. (a) what is about
    (b) specific piece of information
    (c) full wnderstanding of text
    (d) all ofthe above

    (b) specific piece of information

  127. See the tinme table and tell the break time is the example of
  128. (a) skimming
    (b) scanning
    (c) intensive reading
    (d) extensive rending

    (b) scanning

  129. Novel reading is an example of:
  130. (a) intensive reading
    (b) extensive rending
    (c) scanning
    (d) skimming

    (b) extensive rending

  131. 3 Rs stand for
  132. (a) read. Recall. Revise
    (b) read, revise, review
    (c) cread,recall, review
    (d) read, recall, write

    (c) cread,recall, review

  133. In SQR3, S stands for
  134. (a) study
    (b) student
    (c) summary
    (d) survey

    (d) survey

  135. What is the primary purpose of a quotation in an essay?
  136. (a) to analyze specific data
    (b) to present another’s viewpoint
    (c) to explain a complicated issue
    (d) to layout a descriptive narrative

    (b) to present another’s viewpoint

  137. A transition is a word or phrase that links ideas together.
    Which is
    an example of a transition?
  138. (a) In other words
    (b) Blue
    (c) Fact
    (d) Last

    (a) In other words

  139. In SQ 3R, Q stands for
  140. (a) quotation
    (b) quarter
    (c) question
    (d) quota

    (c) question

  141. A long story in a magazine
  142. (a) Skimming
    (b) Scanning
    (c) Extensive
    (d) Intensive

    (c) Extensive

  143. A poem reading is:
  144. (a) Skimming
    (b) Scanning
    (c) Extensive
    (d) Intensive

    (d) Intensive

  145. A telephone guide is:
  146. (a) Skimming
    (b) Scanning
    (c) Extensive
    (d) Intensive

    (b) Scanning

  147. A dictionary consultation is:
  148. (a) Skimming
    (b) Scanning
    (c) Extensive
    (d) Intensive

    (b) Scanning

  149. The first page in the newspaper
  150. (a) Skimming
    (b) Scanning
    (c) Extensive
    (d) Intensive

    (a) Skimming

  151. A text in the class is:
  152. (a) Skimming
    (b) Scanning
    (c) Extensive
    (d) Intensive

    (d) Intensive

  153. A brochure reading is:
  154. (a) Skimming
    (b) Scanning
    (c) Extensive
    (d) A or b

    (d) A or b

  155. A novel reading is:
  156. (a) Skimming
    (b) Scanning
    (c) Extensive
    (d) Intensive

    (c) Extensive

  157. Terms and conditions when you sign up at a new forum or social-
    website:
  158. (a) Skimming
    (b) Scanning
    (c) Extensive
    (d) Intensive

    (a) Skimming

  159. Your new cellphone’s manual guide reading is:
  160. (a) Skimming
    (b) Scanning
    (c) Extensive
    (d) A or b

    (d) A or b

  161. ____ is a technique that involves changing a text-matter so that
    it is
    similar to the main source.
  162. (a) Note-taking
    (b) Paraphrasing
    (c) Summarizing
    (d) Precis writing

    (b) Paraphrasing

  163. Effective paraphrasing avoidls the risk of
  164. (a) Changing
    (b) Noting
    (c) Copying
    (d) Plagiarism

    (d) Plagiarism

  165. ________ means linking words and phrases together so that the
    whole
    text is clear and readable.
  166. (a) Cohesion
    (b) Joining
    (c) connection
    (d) Junctions

    (a) Cohesion

  167. The sequence of related events that make up a story:
  168. (a) conflict
    (b) plot
    (c) setting
    (d) climax

    (b) plot

  169. Time and place is ________ where the story takes place:
  170. (a) Relativity
    (b) Scene
    (c) Setting
    (d) None

    (c) Setting

  171. Person or animals in a work of literature:
  172. (a) Heroes
    (b) Characters
    (c) Dramatic personae
    (d) b & c

    (d) b & c

  173. A character who stays the same throughout the story:
  174. (a) Dynamic
    (b) Constant
    (c) Static
    (d) None

    (c) Static

  175. A character who undergoes changes in personality or attitude:
  176. (a) Static
    (b) Dynamic
    (c) Round
    (d) Band C

    (c) Round

  177. The main character in the story is:
  178. (a) Narrator
    (b) Protagonist
    (c) Antagonist
    (d) None

    (b) Protagonist

  179. The person or force who opposes the protagonist:
  180. (a) Omniscient
    (b) Villain
    (c) Antagonist
    (d) None

    (c) Antagonist

  181. The person telling the story is called:
  182. (a) Omniscient
    (b) Protagonist
    (c) Narrator
    (d) None

    (c) Narrator

  183. The teller of the story can take us into the minds of all the
    characters:
  184. (a) Protagonist
    (b) Narrator
    (c) Omniscient
    (d) None

    (c) Omniscient

  185. Conversation between characters is called:
  186. (a) Lines
    (b) Communication
    (c) Dialogue
    (d) None

    (c) Dialogue

  187. The problems that exist within the story:
  188. (a) conflict
    (b) plot
    (c) setting
    (d) climax

    (a) conflict

  189. Problems that exist inside the characters’ minds:
  190. (a) conflict
    (b) plot
    (c) internal conflict
    (d) extemal conflict

    (c) internal conflict

  191. Problems that surround the characters:
  192. (a) conflict
    (b) plot
    (c) internal conflict
    (d) external conflict

    (d) external conflict

  193. Introduces the story’s characters, setting, and conflict
  194. 41.
    (a) Resolution
    (b) Exposition
    (c) Introduction
    (d) Climax

    (b) Exposition

  195. Occurs as complications of the conflict is called:
  196. (a) Rising action
    (b) Climax
    (c) Resolution
    (d) Point of view

    (a) Rising action

  197. The events (complications) leading up to the climax:
  198. (a) Rising action
    (b) Climax
    (c) Resolution
    (d) Point of view

    (a) Rising action

  199. The highest moment of suspense and excitement; the turning
    point of the story:
  200. (a) internal conflict
    (b) external conflict
    (c) crising action
    (d) climax

    (d) climax

  201. The results of the climax; events that occur afterwards the
    climax:
  202. (a) rising action
    (b) climax
    (c) falling action
    (d) results

    (c) falling action

  203. How the story ends; the solution is called:
  204. (a) resolution
    (b) results
    (c) falling action
    (d) conclusion

    (a) resolution

  205. The atmosphere of the place in the story:
  206. (a) Aroma
    (b) Setting
    (c) Feeling
    (d) Mood

    (d) Mood

  207. The central idea or messeage of a story often a perception about
    life or human nature.
  208. (a) Mood
    (b) Climax
    (c) Place
    (d) Theme

    (d) Theme

  209. Use of hints or clues to suggest what will happen later within
    the
    story:
  210. (a) Irony
    (b) Hidshadowing
    (c) Forshadowing
    (d) Mood

    (c) Forshadowing


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