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  • Question 1
    60 seconds
    Q. What is scanning?
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    Quickly reading over a text to get the general gist.
    Quickly reading over a text to find some specific information which is focused upon.
    Taking the time to understand the whole text in depth.
  • Question 2
    60 seconds
    Q. What is skimming?
    answer choices
    Quickly reading over a text to get the general gist.
    Quickly reading over a text to find a specific piece of information which is focused upon
    Taking the time to understand the whole text in depth.
  • Question 3
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Looking through a Google search list is an example of...?

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    Skimming

    Scanning

  • Question 4
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Looking up the meaning of a word in the Dictionary is an example of...?

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    Skimming

    Scanning

  • Question 5
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Looking through a magazine to check what articles to read is an example of...?

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    Skimming

    Scanning

  • Question 6
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Scrolling through Instagram to see what's popular is an example of...?

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    Skimming

    Scanning

  • Question 7
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Looking where to buy Avengers movie in a magazine is an example of...?

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    Skimming

    Scanning

  • Question 8
    30 seconds
    Q. Skimming is mostly used while reading a newspaper or magazine.
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    True
    False
  • Question 9
    30 seconds
    Q. If you were reading a patient's case notes in order to gain a general overview of the patient, which reading strategy would be the most useful?
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    Skimming
    Scanning
  • Question 10
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Looking for your flight number at the airport information board is an example of...?

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    Skimming

    Scanning

  • Question 11
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Searching Spotify for Marshmello's songs, is an example of...?

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    Skimming

    Scanning

  • Question 12
    20 seconds
    Q.

    At what age did Tiger Woods first win the US Masters?


    When Tiger won the US masters in 1997, he was only 21 years old. In winning, he broke lots of records. He won the title by 12 strokes, which was the biggest ever victory at the US masters. He also became the youngest champion in 61 years.

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    21

    12

  • Question 13
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    Q.

    Skimming techniques include

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    looking for the main ideas of the article

    looking for specific words, phrases, names, dates, or places

  • Question 14
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    Scanning techniques include

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    looking for the main ideas of the article

    looking for specific words, phrases, names, dates, or places

  • Question 15
    20 seconds
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    Skim this text in less than 5 seconds and choose the correct option:


    When Tiger won the US masters in 1997, he was only 21 years old. In winning, he broke lots of records. He won the title by 12 strokes, which was the biggest ever victory at the US masters. He also became the youngest champion in 61 years.

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    This article is about Tiger Woods' victory on the golf course.

    This article is about different types of sports.

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