Quiz : Test Your Terminology
 

This test looks at a range of terms associated with reading and reading skills. Choose the correct answer:

 

Active reading
A. Reading with a question in mind
B. Reading on the move


Preview
A. Something you do at the beginning of reading
B. Something you do after reading a piece of text



Vocalizing
A. The moving of the lips as you read
B. Talking to yourself in your head as you silently read


Fixations
A. Reading and re-reading the same word again and again
B. The number of eye-stops we make as we read


Regressions
A. Going back to how you read at school
B. Reading the same word or phrase again and again


Reading speed
A. The pace at which you read information
B. How quickly a book has been written



Glossary
A. A list of key terms and their definitions
B. The act of skimming or glossing over a text


Abstract
A. A summary of the content of a journal article
B. A term used to describe your ability to take meaning from a passage



Contents page
A. A list of the topics or themes contained in a book situated at the front of the book
B. A list of the topics or themes contained in a book situated at the end of the book


Reading rate
A. A score used to reflect how good you are at reading
B. The speed/pace at which you read