Reading Skills MCQs

 

Reading Skills MCQs

  • ________ is a complex cognitive process ot decodıng symbols to
    derive
    meaning.

(a) Writing
(b) Listening
(c) Reading
(d) Speaking

(c) Reading

  • Reading is a complex negotiation between the
    text and the reader is the definition given by ________.

(a) Weaver, 1988
(b) Francis Bacon, 1986
(c) Wilson, 1987
(d) Chomsky, 1966

(a) Weaver, 1988

  • Reading Skills varies from person to person
    according to their _______ and _______.

(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.

  • Which of the following is NOT a component
    of reading skills.

(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

  • Which of the following classification of
    reading skills is also called reading in detail.

(a) Extensive reading
(b) Intensive reading
(c) Skimming
(d) Scanning

(b) Intensive reading

  • 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.

(a) Intensive
(b) Extensive
(c) Detailed
(d) Short

(a) Intensive

  • Reading your favorite short stories is an
    example of _______ reading.

(a) Intensive
(b) Scanning
(c) Extensive
(d) None of the above

(c) Extensive

  • Reading that is done fastly and allows the
    reader to gather information quickly is called _______.

(a) Scanning
(b) Skimming
(c) Both a and b
(d) None of the above

(b) Skimming

  • When is Skimming NOT required?

(a) Reading
(b) Reviewing
(c) Pre-reading
(d) Recalling

(d) Recalling

  • What to skip while skimming?

(a) Details
(b) Bold words
(c) Headings
(d) Graphs or pictures

(a) Details

  • Looking tor a number in your phone is an
    example of _______.

(a) Intensive
(b) Extensive
(c) Skimming
(d) Scanning

(d) Scanning

  • Looking through a google search list is an
    example of _____.

(a) Intensive
(b) Extensive
(c) Skimming
(d) Scanning

(d) Scanning

  • 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.

(a) 12
(b) 21
(c) 61
(d) None of the above

(b) 21

  • Scanning is ________.

(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.

  • Who put forward the characteristics of
    successful extensive reading program.

(a) Day and Banford (1980)
(b) Day and Branford (1990)
(c) May and Hamford (1980)

(a) Day and Banford (1980)

  • Which one of the following is not a reading
    technique?

(a) Skimmng
(b) Fiction
(c) Intensive Reading
(d) Scanning

(b) Fiction

  • Intensive reading is also called ____ reading.

(a) Narrow
(b) Broad
(c) Close
(d) Wide

(a) Narrow

  • What is the fourth step of the SQ3R active
    reading strategy?

(a) Question
(b) Review
(c) Recite
(d) Recall

(b) Review

  • What two steps should be done together?

(a) Read/ Recite
(b) Recite/ Review
(c) Read/ Review
(d) Read/ Question

(a) Read/ Recite

  • If you do not understand what you read, what
    one thing you could do?

(a) Skip it
(b) ask the teacher
(c) Reread it
(d) Recall it

(c) Reread it

  • 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.
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(a) Recite
(b) Read
(c) Recall
(d) Survey

(b) Read

  • When reciting what action steps you should
    NOT do?

(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

  • What does the SQ3R stands for?

(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

  • Looking at captions under pictures, charts,
    graph and maps comes under what step of SQ3R.

(a) Read
(b) Review
(c) Recite
(d) Survey

(d) Survey

  • Analyzing the read information with a peer
    comes under what step of SQ3R?

(a) Read
(b) Review
(c) Recite
(d) Recall

(b) Review

  • SQ3R is a reading _____ method

(a) comprehension
(b) paraphrasing
(c) regression
(d) previewing

(a) comprehension

  • Primarily reasearch means to _____.

(a) investigate
(c) deduce meaning
(b) develop
(d) suggest something

(a) investigate

  • which reading habit is faulty reading habit

(a) vocalization
(b) meditating
(c) regression
(d) both a and c

(d) both a and c

  • Intensive reading is reading for

(a) pleasure
(b) improving skills
(c) getting gist only
(d) specific purpose

(d) specific purpose

  • Who introduced the SQ3R method?

(a) Ray Tomlinson
(b) Jerome Bruner
(c) Francis p.Robinson
(d) FranCIs Bacon

(c) Francis p.Robinson

  • What type of reading is common in classroom?

(a) Intensive
(6) extensive
(d) Both A and B
(c) Skimming

(a) Intensive

  • Survey means ______.

(a) establishment
(b) stability
(c) scan the text
(d) review the text

c) scan the text

  • which is included in ideal learning material for intensive
    reading?

(a) Handouts
(b) news articles
(c) official letters
(d) both B and C

(d) both B and C

  • Intensive reading is a/an:

(a) approach
(b) method
(c) technique
(d) Above all

(a) approach

  • _____ is a type of writing in which the
    author places himselt as a character, or not, and
    narrates the story.

(a) Descriptive
(b) Narrative
(c) Expository
(d) Persuasive

(b) Narrative

  • _______ style of writing focuses on describing a
    character, an event or a place in great detail.

(a) Descriptive
(b) Narrative
(c) Expository
(d) Persuasive

(a) Descriptive

  • ______ 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.

(a) Descriptive
(b) Expository
(c) Narrative
(d) Persuasive

(b) Expository

  • Type of writing which contains justifications and reasons
    to make someone believe in what the author believes in is
    known as ________.

(a) Persuasive
(b) Expository
(c) Narrative
(d) Descriptive

(a) Persuasive

  • Novels, short stories, poetry and biographies can all
    fall into the ______ Category.

(a) Persuasive
(b) Expository
(c) Narrative
(d) Descriptive

(c) Narrative

  • ____ type of writing tocuses on one’s
    immediate subjective perceptions.

(a) Persuasive
(b) Expository
(c) Narrative
(d) Descriptive

(d) Descriptive

  • ______ Type of writing is sometimes known as
    “information writing because it gives
    information about a person, place, thing,
    relationship or idea.

(a) Persuasive
(b) Expository
(c) Narrative
(d) Descriptive

(b) Expository

  • In ______ writing paragraphs are based on fact, they are
    written without emotion and usually written in the third
    person.

(a) Persuasive
(b) Expository
(c) Narrative
(d) Descriptive

(b) Expository

  • ______ type of writing connects the outer
    world with our inner feelings.

(a) Persuasive
(b) Expository
(c) Narrative
(d) Descriptive

(b) Expository

  • Comics are _______ representations printed in books or
    newspapers.

(a) Historical
(b) Colourful
(c) Pictorial
(d) None

(c) Pictorial

  • Rodolphe Top offer created first comic book in

(a) 1820
(b) 1920
(c) 1927
(d) 2020

(c) 1927

  • Reading of ___________ particularly sharpens
    cognitive abilities of the readers.

(a) Stories
(b) Comics
(c) Novels
(d) Movies

(b) Comics

  • It is one of the popular misconceptions about comics.

(a) It is not interesting.
(b) It is too easy.
(c) 1t does not help learning
(d) It is just about superheroes.

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(d) It is just about superheroes.

  • It is among the elements of comics.

(a) Introduction
(b) Splash
(c) Setting
(d) Dialogues

(b) Splash

  • It is necessary to have some ______ in mind
    before reading a comic.

(a) Previous experience
(b) Caricature
(c) Purpose
(d) Confusion

(c) Purpose

  • _______ , we have to observe pictorial
    associations critically.

(a) Before reading comics
(b) During reading comics
(c) After reading comics
(d) None

(b) During reading comics

  • ___ is a short part of any narrative.

(a) An excerpt
(b) A riddle
(c) Comic
(d) Novella

(a) An excerpt

  • _____ is a box carrying drawings.

(a) Speech bubble
(b) Spread
(c) Splash
(d) A panel

(d) A panel

  • The technique of “reading between the lines” is
    observed while reading ______.

(a) Novel
(b) Short story
(c) Comics
(d) Excerpts

(d) Excerpts

  • ____ must be avoided in a summary.

(a) Facts
(b) Verbs
(c) Ldeas
(d) Repetitions

(d) Repetitions

  • Time devoted to reading in communication activities is:

(a) 9%
(b) 16%
(c) 30%
(d) 45%

(b) 16%

  • Reading comprehension means understanding a ______ text.

(a) Oral
(b) Written
(c) Usual
(d) Audio

(b) Written

  • Reading is a ______ process.

(a) Encoding
(b) Listening
(c) Decoding
(d) Talking

(c) Decoding

  • When we read shorter texts like research papers for specific
    detailed
    information we read slowly& with a lot of concentration,this is
    called _____
    reading.

(a) Intensive
(b) Extensive
(c) Detailed
(d) Short

(a) Intensive

  • Most of owr day-to-day reading is done ____________.

(a) Loudly
(b) Extensively
(c) Intensively
(d) Silently

(d) Silently

  • Reading means _____.

(a) recognition
(b) observing text
(c) compehension
(d) recognition and comprehension

(d) recognition and comprehension

  • Skimming is a type of ______.

(a) writing
(b) reading
(c) speaking
(d) listening

(b) reading

  • Skimming means reading quickly to know _________.

(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

  • Scanning means reading quickly to know:

(a) what is about
(b) specific piece of information
(c) full wnderstanding of text
(d) all ofthe above

(b) specific piece of information

  • See the tinme table and tell the break time is the example of

(a) skimming
(b) scanning
(c) intensive reading
(d) extensive rending

(b) scanning

  • Novel reading is an example of:

(a) intensive reading
(b) extensive rending
(c) scanning
(d) skimming

(b) extensive rending

  • 3 Rs stand for

(a) read. Recall. Revise
(b) read, revise, review
(c) cread,recall, review
(d) read, recall, write

(c) cread,recall, review

  • In SQR3, S stands for

(a) study
(b) student
(c) summary
(d) survey

(d) survey

  • What is the primary purpose of a quotation in an essay?

(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

  • A transition is a word or phrase that links ideas together.
    Which is
    an example of a transition?

(a) In other words
(b) Blue
(c) Fact
(d) Last

(a) In other words

  • In SQ 3R, Q stands for

(a) quotation
(b) quarter
(c) question
(d) quota

(c) question

  • A long story in a magazine

(a) Skimming
(b) Scanning
(c) Extensive
(d) Intensive

(c) Extensive

  • A poem reading is:

(a) Skimming
(b) Scanning
(c) Extensive
(d) Intensive

(d) Intensive

  • A telephone guide is:

(a) Skimming
(b) Scanning
(c) Extensive
(d) Intensive

(b) Scanning

  • A dictionary consultation is:

(a) Skimming
(b) Scanning
(c) Extensive
(d) Intensive

(b) Scanning

  • The first page in the newspaper

(a) Skimming
(b) Scanning
(c) Extensive
(d) Intensive

(a) Skimming

  • A text in the class is:

(a) Skimming
(b) Scanning
(c) Extensive
(d) Intensive

(d) Intensive

  • A brochure reading is:

(a) Skimming
(b) Scanning
(c) Extensive
(d) A or b

(d) A or b

  • A novel reading is:

(a) Skimming
(b) Scanning
(c) Extensive
(d) Intensive

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(c) Extensive

  • Terms and conditions when you sign up at a new forum or social-
    website:

(a) Skimming
(b) Scanning
(c) Extensive
(d) Intensive

(a) Skimming

  • Your new cellphone’s manual guide reading is:

(a) Skimming
(b) Scanning
(c) Extensive
(d) A or b

(d) A or b

  • ____ is a technique that involves changing a text-matter so that
    it is
    similar to the main source.

(a) Note-taking
(b) Paraphrasing
(c) Summarizing
(d) Precis writing

(b) Paraphrasing

  • Effective paraphrasing avoidls the risk of

(a) Changing
(b) Noting
(c) Copying
(d) Plagiarism

(d) Plagiarism

  • ________ means linking words and phrases together so that the
    whole
    text is clear and readable.

(a) Cohesion
(b) Joining
(c) connection
(d) Junctions

(a) Cohesion

  • The sequence of related events that make up a story:

(a) conflict
(b) plot
(c) setting
(d) climax

(b) plot

  • Time and place is ________ where the story takes place:

(a) Relativity
(b) Scene
(c) Setting
(d) None

(c) Setting

  • Person or animals in a work of literature:

(a) Heroes
(b) Characters
(c) Dramatic personae
(d) b & c

(d) b & c

  • A character who stays the same throughout the story:

(a) Dynamic
(b) Constant
(c) Static
(d) None

(c) Static

  • A character who undergoes changes in personality or attitude:

(a) Static
(b) Dynamic
(c) Round
(d) Band C

(c) Round

  • The main character in the story is:

(a) Narrator
(b) Protagonist
(c) Antagonist
(d) None

(b) Protagonist

  • The person or force who opposes the protagonist:

(a) Omniscient
(b) Villain
(c) Antagonist
(d) None

(c) Antagonist

  • The person telling the story is called:

(a) Omniscient
(b) Protagonist
(c) Narrator
(d) None

(c) Narrator

  • The teller of the story can take us into the minds of all the
    characters:

(a) Protagonist
(b) Narrator
(c) Omniscient
(d) None

(c) Omniscient

  • Conversation between characters is called:

(a) Lines
(b) Communication
(c) Dialogue
(d) None

(c) Dialogue

  • The problems that exist within the story:

(a) conflict
(b) plot
(c) setting
(d) climax

(a) conflict

  • Problems that exist inside the characters’ minds:

(a) conflict
(b) plot
(c) internal conflict
(d) extemal conflict

(c) internal conflict

  • Problems that surround the characters:

(a) conflict
(b) plot
(c) internal conflict
(d) external conflict

(d) external conflict

  • Introduces the story’s characters, setting, and conflict

41.
(a) Resolution
(b) Exposition
(c) Introduction
(d) Climax

(b) Exposition

  • Occurs as complications of the conflict is called:

(a) Rising action
(b) Climax
(c) Resolution
(d) Point of view

(a) Rising action

  • The events (complications) leading up to the climax:

(a) Rising action
(b) Climax
(c) Resolution
(d) Point of view

(a) Rising action

  • The highest moment of suspense and excitement; the turning
    point of the story:

(a) internal conflict
(b) external conflict
(c) crising action
(d) climax

(d) climax

  • The results of the climax; events that occur afterwards the
    climax:

(a) rising action
(b) climax
(c) falling action
(d) results

(c) falling action

  • How the story ends; the solution is called:

(a) resolution
(b) results
(c) falling action
(d) conclusion

(a) resolution

  • The atmosphere of the place in the story:

(a) Aroma
(b) Setting
(c) Feeling
(d) Mood

(d) Mood

  • The central idea or messeage of a story often a perception about
    life or human nature.

(a) Mood
(b) Climax
(c) Place
(d) Theme

(d) Theme

  • Use of hints or clues to suggest what will happen later within
    the
    story:

(a) Irony
(b) Hidshadowing
(c) Forshadowing
(d) Mood

(c) Forshadowing


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