New Student Seminar — Chapter 8

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According to the text, the top two academic problems among college students today are:
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Math and reading comprehension
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According to the text, the best way to develop a dynamic vocabulary is to:
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Read
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According to the text, the more you read, the better you will become at it.
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True
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Which guideline can help you identify the topic of a paragraph>
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All answers are correct
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Not reading can affect your reading speed.
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True
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All of the following are tips for increasing your reading comprehension except:
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don’t write down anything
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All of the following are possible reasons for reading below average speed except:
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Being an active reader
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Which statement would an active reader make?
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\”I am going to learn from this\”
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Passive readers approach text with an open mind
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False
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Some students’ difficulty with math can be attributed to poor reading skills.
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True
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How does fixation relate to reading speed?
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Reducing fixation time increases reading speed
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According to the text, SQ3R stands for \”Sit quietly and read, read, read\”:
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False
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Which of the following will not help you increase you concentration for active reading?
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Read the entire chapter in one sitting
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As you read your textbook
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Read the entire paragraph before you mark anything
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The step in SQ3R where you ask yourself \”What was that all about?\” and try to explain what you just read is:
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Recite

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