SHS Reading and Writing Alternative-Response Quiz

SHS Reading and Writing (Alternative-Response) Quiz/Pretest. Choose the term that completes the idea or meaning of the statement. Write the answer on your answer sheet.

  1. (Reading, Listening) is a complex cognitive process of decoding symbols in order to construct or derive meaning.
  2. (Reading techniques, Reading components) are the styles, techniques, or practices in decoding written symbols for better comprehension.
  3. (Skimming, Scanning) is a method of rapidly moving the eyes over the text with the purpose of getting only the main ideas or the general overview of the content.
  4. (Skimming, Scanning) requires rapid reading to locate specific fact or piece of information.
  5. (Non-prose materials, Literary texts) are illustrated visual forms that summarize information and ideas through words, symbols, pictures, or drawings.
  6. (Maps, Charts) are flat representations of the earth that show geographical areas by means of scales or models.
  7. (Clustering, Previewing) is one very powerful exercise designed to help develop the necessary skills to phrase read.
  8. (Scanning, Skimming) is useful in finding specific name, date, statistic, or fact without reading the entire article.
  9. (Technique, System) is a way of doing something by using special knowledge or skill.
  10. (Language Acquisition, Language Learning) is the process by which humans acquire and comprehend a language.
  11. (Note taking, Listening) is the practice of writing down or recording key points of information.
  12. (Mapping, Outlining) is a graphic representation of the content of a lecture.
  13. (Outlining, Charting) requires drawing columns and labeling appropriate headings in a table.
  14. (Outline, Graph) is a summary that gives the essential features of a text.
  15. (Outline, Map) is a blueprint of some more elaborate written structure.
  16. A (sentence outline, topic outline) expands each part in full sentence.
  17. (Mixed outline, Sentence outline) allows one to put the main ideas in complete sentence forms and subordinate ideas in topic forms.
  18. A (mixed outline, topic outline) uses single words or phrases in the headings.
  19. A (summary, outline) is a series of brief, concise statements, in one’s own words, of the main idea and the significant supporting details.
  20. (Summarizing, Note taking) is using few words to give the most important information about something.
  21. The (topic, main idea) of a selection is subject matter or what it is about.
  22. The (topic, main idea) refers to a complete statement or the point the writer is making about the subject.
  23. The (topic, main idea) is the most important or central thought of a paragraph or a larger section of a text.
  24. The main idea is called a topic sentence in a paragraph, and (theme, thesis statement) in an essay.
  25. (Generalization, Inference) is defined as a broad statement or an idea that applies to a group of people and things.
  26. (Generalization, Inference) is the process of reaching a conclusion about something from known facts or evidences.
  27. (Inference, Generalization) is a conclusion or opinion formed because of known facts or evidence.
  28. (Clauses, Sentences) are groups of words with subjects and verbs, and may or may not complete-thought units.
  29. (Independent clauses, Dependent clauses) can stand alone because they express complete thoughts.
  30. (Noun clause, Adjective clause) is a dependent clause that functions as a noun.
  31. (Adjective clause, Adverb clause) is a dependent clause that functions as an adjective.
  32. (Independent clause, Dependent clause) is also known as subordinate clause.
  33. A (complex sentence, compound sentence) has one independent clause and one or more dependent clauses.
  34. A (compound sentence, compound-complex sentence) has two or more independent clauses and at least one subordinate clause.
  35. (Subordinating conjunctions, Coordinating conjunctions) are used to put together independent clauses to form complex sentences.
  36. (Subordinating conjunctions, Coordinating conjunctions) are words that glue together words, phrases, or clauses.
  37. A (compound sentence, simple sentence) does not contain any subordinate clause.
  38. An (interrogative sentence, imperative sentence) asks a question.
  39. An (interrogative sentence, imperative sentence) gives a command or request.
  40. A/ An (declarative sentence, exclamatory sentence) makes a statement.
  41. An (imperative sentence, exclamatory sentence) indicates a strong emotion.
  42. A (phrase, paragraph) is a piece of writing that focuses on one topic or idea.
  43. (Cohesion, Coherence) refers to the logic of ideas and how such ideas are presented.
  44. (Emphasis, Unity) enables the writer to highlight the ideas.
  45. The purpose of the (topic sentence, conclusion) is to summarize the key ideas, provide comments or suggestions, and give the paragraph a proper closure.
  46. The term paragraph comes from the Greek word ‘paragraphos’ which means (written beside, written aside).
  47. A (phrase, discourse) is a group of words that go together to mean something; it is a concept.
  48. (Diagrams, Charts) are made up of lines and symbols which show the interrelationships of parts or elements.
  49. (Graphs, Diagrams) are visual representations of quantitative information meant to make the reader see instantly how gathered data relate to each other.
  50. A (paragraph outline, sentence outline) lists the topic ideas of each paragraph in order.