Competency 007 - Reading Comprehension And Applications

22 Questions | Total Attempts: 464

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  • 1. 
    Reading fluency and prior knowlege are directly related.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    What has been considered the most significant predictor of comprehension?
    • A. 

      Reading fluency

    • B. 

      Prior knowldge

  • 3. 
    The difficulty of the text is a factor that affects reading comprehension
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    What is the largest of the four kinds of vocabularies?
    • A. 

      Listening

    • B. 

      Reading

    • C. 

      Speaking

    • D. 

      Writing

  • 5. 
    What is the smallest of the four kinds of vocabularies?
    • A. 

      Listening

    • B. 

      Speaking

    • C. 

      Reading

    • D. 

      Writing

  • 6. 
    What is not one of the three ways students learn word meanings indirectly
    • A. 

      Writing

    • B. 

      Speaking

    • C. 

      Reading

    • D. 

      Listening

  • 7. 
    Copying definitions or writing words in contrived stories is an good way to teach vocabulary.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    This sentence is an example of which use of context clues - " Herbivores, such as horses, rabbits, and panda bears, live in habitats all over the world"
    • A. 

      Definition Context Clue

    • B. 

      Example Context Clue

    • C. 

      Synonym Context Clue

  • 9. 
    The following is an example of what kind of figurative language - "Because Clarie got into trouble, she was in hot water"
    • A. 

      Idiom

    • B. 

      Simile

    • C. 

      Metaphor

  • 10. 
    The following is an example of what kind of figurative language - "The tree whispered as night descended"
    • A. 

      Metaphor

    • B. 

      Personification

    • C. 

      Idiom

  • 11. 
    The following is an example of what kind of figurative language - "My skateboard is a rocket because it goes so fast"
    • A. 

      Simile

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Personfication

  • 12. 
    The following is an example of what kind of figurative language - "The bank robber was as slippery as an eel, making it very difficult for the police to catch him"
    • A. 

      Idiom

    • B. 

      Personification

    • C. 

      Similie

  • 13. 
    Identifying details, identifying the stated main idea, and establishing sequence of events are all related to which of the three levels of reading comprehension?
    • A. 

      Literal comprehension

    • B. 

      Inferential comprehension

    • C. 

      Evaluative comprehension

  • 14. 
    Understanding what is meant "between the lines" regarding reading comprehension is a definition of which of the three given levels.
    • A. 

      Evaluative comprehension

    • B. 

      Inferential comprehension

    • C. 

      Identifying comprehension

  • 15. 
    Which is not a comprehnsion skill that would build evaluative comprehension?
    • A. 

      Establishing cause and effect relationships

    • B. 

      Valuing

    • C. 

      Thinking critically

    • D. 

      Examining point of view

  • 16. 
    Short stories, folktales, tall tales, fables, myths, legends, science fiction, fiction chapter books, and picture books are all examples of what kind of text?
    • A. 

      Narrative

    • B. 

      Expository

  • 17. 
    Expository text is factual.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    When children are reading expository text they are transitioning from...
    • A. 

      Learning to read to reading to learn

    • B. 

      Reading to learn to learning to read

  • 19. 
    Metacognition is sometimes defined as the ability to think about your...
    • A. 

      Thinking

    • B. 

      Prior knowledge

    • C. 

      Previous knowledge

  • 20. 
    Reciprocal Teaching does not involves students in which of the following?
    • A. 

      Questioning

    • B. 

      Comparing

    • C. 

      Summarizing

    • D. 

      Predicting

  • 21. 
    Fix-up strategies are techniques that active learners use when they encounter unfamiliar concepts or diffiuclt text, which is not an example of fix-up strategies?
    • A. 

      Reread the text

    • B. 

      Read more slowly

    • C. 

      Refer to visual aids

    • D. 

      Create a story map

    • E. 

      Look for examples in the text that clarify the idea

    • F. 

      Check alternate references for additional information

  • 22. 
    Students who are going to be exposed to unfamiliar vocabulary within a reading text, should write down those words as they come across and then discuss them at the end of the reading.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False