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Reading comprehension test

Time

30 min

Questions

30

Level

Intermediate

Language

English

Type

Cognitive

Suitable for

Office, Management

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Test Summary

Reading comprehension is the ability to read a passage of text, process it, and understand its meaning. It relies on word recognition, vocabulary knowledge, and language understanding. It involves accurately interpreting and analysing written information and understanding the meaning of the words and sentences.

The current test is designed to assess a candidate's ability to read a passage of text, identify the main idea, understand vocabulary in context, and determine the author's intent. It includes questions designed to examine whether they understand, remember, analyse, and apply what they have read.

The test is timed and in a multiple-choice format.

Test Outcomes

This test could help identify candidates who may be able to:

  • Accurately interpret and analyse written information.
  • Decode words accurately, efficiently and fluently and make inferences and thematic links within a text.
  • Use their knowledge of vocabulary in order to understand what they are reading.
  • Process text, understand the meaning of it, and make connections between the information given and the general context.

Why Measure Reading Comprehension?

Reading comprehension is essential for almost every job, but especially for those demanding verbal and written communication skills. People with strong reading comprehension skills may be better able to interpret and analyse information. Potential employers can use these tests to screen candidates that may be a good fit for roles that require them to read, process, evaluate, and recall textual information from reports, manuals, guides, and internal or external correspondence.

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