READING COMPREHENSION PRACTICE TEST
PRACTICE QUESTIONS The front page of this booklet provides practice examples to show you what the questions on the real test are like. Your test administrator or teacher will now take you through these.
Practice Example 1 The clown pulled silly faces to make the children laugh. The word silly in this sentence means: A: funny B: bad C: tricky D: scary E: None of these
The sentence below does not have any punctuation. Choose the option with the correct punctuation. i am a good runner A: i am a good runner. B: I am a good runner C: Im a good runner. D: I am a good runner. E: None of these Practice Example 3 Emily has three dogs and two cats. They are all brown, but one of the dogs has spots. His name
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One theory is that the stone walls were only waist to shoulder high, with the top roofed by branches and possibly packed with mud. The site presents a picture of a semi-settled people quite different from the stereotype of nomadic hunter-gatherers of the desert. Question 8 The word ‘stereotype’, as used in the above passage, means: A: distant culture. B: opposite picture. C: electronic print version. D: standard view. E: None of these. Question 9 Lake Condah is seen as unusual, mainly because: A: it is so close to a main town. B: there are remains of buildings still to be seen. C: it reveals a society that was at least partly settled and had building and engineering skills. D: there is evidence that some of the building stone was imported. E: it shows the lake dwellers were totally reliant on fish for a food source. Question 10 The sentence below does not have any punctuation. Choose the option with the correct punctuation. one of these days said mary youll get into trouble A: One of these days, said Mary, you’ll get into trouble. B: “One of these days,” said Mary “you’ll get into trouble” C: “One of these days,” said Mary. “You’ll get into trouble.” D: “One of these days,” said Mary, “you’ll get into trouble.” E: “One of these days,” said Mary, “youll get into trouble.”
Question 11 What does this sentence suggest? A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush. A: Your own possessions are