Q1 Which of the following may not be true of expository text?
Q2 A text that explains an issue, a theory, a concept or plan is call ______ text.
Q3 Which of the following may not be true of narratives?
Q4 ______ does not form the major past of a narrative text.
Q5 when you start reading an interesting novel, you find it difficult to stop because ______
Q6 The most intense or exciting part of a story is the ______
Q7 In most cases narratives are_______ in terms of style
Q8 The experiences portrayed in narrative texts often help us understand the _______ of the novel.
Q9 In reading and interpreting ______, you should pay attention to the language and figures presented.
Q10 ______ includes figures, formulae and tables that are read in a comprehension passage.
Q11 Which of the following skills is not necessary for tackling expository texts?
Q12 Which of the following may not make your understanding of an expository passage difficult?
Q13 ______ passages can be difficult if you are not familiar with the words used in the passage.
Q14 Expository text sometimes follow a particular storyline and could be vivid and imaginative.’ This statement is ______
Q15 In ______ texts all points are to be supported with concrete evidences.
Q16 Which of the following statements may not be true concerning scientific texts?
Q17 It has been observed that the language of ______ is diverse and specific
Q18 Technical terms are known to be common features of ______
Q19 Which of these tasks may not help you read and comprehend passages with tables easily?
Q20 To be able to grasp the complexities of reading passages with tables, ______
Q21 The type of listening skills that can enable you to master what the speaker is saying is _______
Q22 In listening comprehension, the most important thing a listener should determine is the _______
Q23 The sentence “APC governed states are not ready for a change in government” is an example of _______
Q24 Vital information that reveal truth or reality are called _______
Q25 The art of receiving information from stored information in the multi-media system is called _______
Q26 Which of the following may not help the listener who is trying to take notes from a lecture _______?
Q27 During study time, the activity of jotting down notes from textbooks, journals or study text is called _______
Q28 When we listen to lectures or speeches and jot down important points, we are performing _______
Q29 All but one of these affects comprehension _______
Q30 Comprehension basically means _______
Q31 One cannot be said to have listened when one does not _______
Q32 A good listener must participate _______ in the communication process
Q33 Listening is disabled when one _______
Q34 Choose the alternative that gives the meaning of the indicated word: His staff has been ‘assiduous’ at providing constituent services.
Q35 Choose the alternative that gives the meaning of the indicated word: Instead of being ‘benevolent’ stewards of creation, we have been relentless destroyers of it.
Q36 Choose the alternative that gives the meaning of the indicated word: The use of seatbelt is ‘compulsory’ in Lagos.
Q37 effective listening is difficult when there is _____
Q38 Listening activities can be divided into general and _____ purposes
Q39 ______ is an important component of effective listening
Q40 Active listening ability requires ones ability to think along with speaker, anticipate what is about to be said and ________
Q41 From the options, choose the word that may be associated with Psychology
Q42 From the options, choose the word that may be associated with Medicine
Q43 From the options, choose the word that may be associated with Law
Q44 From the options, choose the word that may be associated with Journalism
Q45 From the options, choose the word that may be associated with Communication
Q46 From the option provided, select the correct register that will correctly complete the sentence: There was a _______ car accident along the Okene-Lagos road.
Q47 From the option provided, select the correct register that will correctly complete the sentence: The captain announced that there was a ship _______ off the Atlantic coast.
Q48 From the option provided, select the correct register that will correctly complete the sentence: The plane taxied down the ______ before it finally stopped.
Q49 One of the high-order skills you need for an outstanding performance while listening to a lecturer is the _______
Q50 Your ability to connect what was said before with what is been said now in a listening activity is called _______
Q51 A reader’s speed is expected to vary according to the _______ only
Q52 _______ is the term that refers to words that are similar, related or familiar to the words whose meaning you are trying to determine.
Q53 In English lexicon, words that cut across all fields are called _________
Q54 A listening activity where you listen and link all details to the topic and form your own overall impression is known as _______
Q55 The idea of finding the meaning of words using word ATTACK technique will involve _______
Q56 Looking at the merits and demerits of what is heard will involve ________
Q57 _______ are representations of information in the form of drawings, paintings or sketches.
Q58 Listening is said to be useless if there is no _______
Q59 A speaker is said to be speaking ‘above your head’, if the speaker is _______
Q60 As an interactive process, listening comprehension will involve the interpretative and the_______ of the listener.
Q61 Choose the option that gives the meaning of the capitalized word: She was DIFFIDENT about stating her opinion.
Q62 Choose the option that gives the meaning of the capitalized word: Dr. Galadima is a gentleman and URBANE host of elegant dinner parties.
Q63 Choose the option that gives the meaning of the capitalized word: The pastor of the blue roofed church is quite CHARISMATIC.
Q64 Choose the option that gives the meaning of the capitalized word: The praying child is said to be equally CLAIRVOYANT
Q65 Choose the option that gives the meaning of the capitalized word: Capable lawyers with business ACUMEN are valuable to any firm.
Q66 Listening comprehension as it relates to information retrieval from data, figures, diagrams and tables tend to be _______ to academic purposes.
Q67 Reading at the fastest speed is needed when you want to _______
Q68 In order to read for _______ you must be able to decide how relevant the information provided is.
Q69 Which of the following skill is important when you are doing study reading?
Q70 One important way of increasing your vocabulary is to _______
Q71 Reading at an average speed suggests_______
Q72 To be effective in your academic life, it is recommended that you _______
Q73 The_______ needs high concentration and particular attention to specific details.
Q74 For a poor reader to achieve a comprehensive rate of 80 – 90%, the study speed may be as low as _______
Q75 Your comprehension rate in a study type reading should be about _______
Q76 It is recommended that in a slow study type reading you should read at least _______ words per minute.
Q77 The slowest type of reading is usually done _______
Q78 According to what you have studied, the first stage in reading for interpretation is _______
Q79 When you increase your word power in any language, you are said to be _______ in the language.
Q80 Complete the slogan; ‘A critical mind is _______