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A. When reading, always lookfor expressions that callattention to an importantpoint in the passage. Theymake_______ less difficult
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B. Which of the following statements may not be true concerning scientific texts?
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C. In reading and interpreting ______, you should pay attention to the language and figures presented.
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D. Choose the alternative you think best gives the meaning of the capitalized word and fits into the context: Many people consider CELIBACY unsuited to African culture
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E. Choose the option that gives the meaning of the capitalized word: The pastor of the blue roofed church is quite CHARISMATIC.
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F. When preparing forexaminations, you mustread with average or_________
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G. When reading a book in thelibrary
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H. When reading a newspaperto locate the score of afootball match, your readingspeed should be________
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The Sun is the star at the center of the Solar System. The statement can be
regarded as ________
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J. when you start reading aninteresting novel, you find itdifficult to stopbecause______
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K. You cannot listen, speak, read or write English effectively without _________
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L. _________means screening a givenpassage very rapidly tolocate important informationwithin a large chunk ofreading materials.
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M. Reading 200 to 300 wordsper minutes is ideal in a________type of reading.
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N. Which of the following may not be true of expository text?
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O. In effective reading, youmust always decide notonly what to read but alsothe_________of reading
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P. Technical terms are known to be common features of____________
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Q. Technical terms are known to be common features of ______
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R. The_______ needs high concentration and particular attention to specific details.
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S. Which of the following skills is not necessary for tackling expository texts?
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T. Reading at an average speed suggests_______
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U. The art of receiving information from stored information in the multi-media system is called _______
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V. A speaker is said to be speaking "above your head", if the speaker is _______
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W. From the options, choose the word that may be associated with Psychology
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X. Sometimes, your world___________of the idea that is discussedin a passage can suggestthe meaning of new wordsin the passage.
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Y. In effective reading, youmust always decide notonly what to read but alsothe_________of reading
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Z. ______ includes figures, formulae and tables that are read in a comprehension passage.
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AA. ______is at different levelsduring the art of listening
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AB. The most intense orexciting part of a story isthe ______
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AC. Choose the option that gives the meaning of the capitalized word: The praying child is said to be equally CLAIRVOYANT
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AD. When you start reading an interesting novel, you find it difficult to stop because ______
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AE. When reading a book in thelibrary
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AF. Using your dictionary tolook for meanings of wordswhile you are reading,actually__________your reading speed.
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AG. Vital information that reveal truth or reality are called _______
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AH. Unlike note taking fromlectures,________from books can berevisited.
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AI. _________is the fastest readingspeed, and is used whenyou do not need high levelof comprehension.
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AJ. To be effective in your academic life, it is recommended that you _______
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AK. The______needs highconcentration and particularattention to specific details
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AL. _________means screening a givenpassage very rapidly tolocate important informationwithin a large chunk ofreading materials.
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AM. _________is usually at differentlevels during the art oflistening.
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AN. Your comprehension rate in a study type reading should be about _______
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AO. _________is the fastest readingspeed, and is used whenyou do not need high levelof comprehension.
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AP. Listening is disabled when one _______
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AQ. As an interactive process, listening comprehension will involve the interpretative and the_______ of the listener.
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AR. Which of the following may not help the listener who is trying to take notes from a lecture _______?
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AS. Which of the following may not make your understanding of an expository passage difficult?
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AT. You can_________a seemingly long anddifficult word by breaking itinto discussible parts suchas prefixes, root, andsuffixes.
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AU. ______ is an important component of effective listening
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AV. The______needs highconcentration and particularattention to specific details
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AW. It has been observed that the language of ______ is diverse and specific
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AX. When reading a newspaperto locate the score of afootball match, your readingspeed should be________
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AY. All but one of these affects comprehension _______
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AZ. In listening, your ability torelate or connect what wassaid before with what thespeaker is saying now iscalled________
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BA. From the options, choose the word that may be associated with Law
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BB. Looking at the merits and demerits of what is heard will involve ________
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BC. It is recommended that in a slow study type reading you should read at least _______ words per minute.
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BD. Your___________will vary according to thepurpose of reading.
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BE. Your comprehension rateshould be about 80 or 90%in a___________
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BF. Which of these tasks may not help you read and comprehend passages with tables easily?
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BG. When in a distinguishedannual lecture
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BH. Choose the option that gives the meaning of the capitalized word: Dr. Galadima is a gentleman and URBANE host of elegant dinner parties.
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BI. The idea of finding the meaning of words using word ATTACK technique will involve _______
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BJ. Reading at the fastest speed is needed when you want to _______
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BK. One important way of increasing your vocabulary is to _______
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BL. Using your dictionary tolook for meanings of wordswhile you are reading,actually__________your reading speed.
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BM. Choose the option that gives the meaning of the capitalized word: She was DIFFIDENT about stating her opinion.
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BN. _________is when you read a text andgo back to read the sametext again.
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BO. Choose True or False; Scientific writings are not expected to be precise but should have ambiguities.
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BP. In a listening activity, yourability to connect what wassaid before with what thespeaker is saying now iscalled______
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BQ. One important way of increasing your vocabulary is to ____________
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BR. In most cases narratives are_______ in terms of style
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