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Is Your Reading Up To SAT Standards?

The reading portion of the SAT is one of the hardest aspects of the entire test. Think your reading is up to SAT standards today? With just a few quiz questions, we can find out. Answer to the best of your ability and see how you compare!
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What is the "structure" of a passage from a book?
How the passage is organized
The underlying theme of the passage
What the author was trying to convey

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The stressed portion of a word is known as the...
Intent
Accent
Voice

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The repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words that are close to one another is known as what?
Alliteration
Allegory
Anagram

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In writing, a comparison of two similar but different things is known as a what?
Metaphor
Simile
Analogy

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Implied or suggested meaning of a word because of an association in the reader's mind is called what?
Phonics
Connotations
Allegory

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The literal meaning of a word as defined is known as what?
Definition
Denotation
Dissertation

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An author's word choice is known as...
Syntax
Diction
Voice

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Language that contains similes and metaphors is known as what kind of language?
Abrasive language
Literal language
Figurative language

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Deliberate exaggeration in a passage or work is known as....
Expressionism
Hyperbole
Coquettishness

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A situation or statement in which the actual outcome or meaning is opposite to what was expected is best known as....
Irony
Sarcasm
Comic relief

C+, SAT Fail

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Whelp, don't go taking the reading portion of the SAT anytime soon! While we know you're a highly intelligent and clever person, you've forgotten many of the SAT reading terms that you need to pass this boorish test. While you didn't ace this quiz with ease, you got to know a bit more about the world of SAT reading!

B+, SAT Ready

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If you were to take the reading portion of the SAT today, you would likely pass with flying colors! You know reading and writing like someone who is an avid fan of both. From figures of speech to metaphors, you can discern any passage with ease!

A+, SAT Ace

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Go ahead and get that application to Harvard all set! You could still pass a reading portion of the SAT with total ease. In fact, we'll go so far as to call you a total ace. You can decipher and discern any passage thrown at you by the SAT overlords. Now go on and brag a bit, you've earned it!
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1
What is the "structure" of a passage from a book?
How the passage is organized
The underlying theme of the passage
What the author was trying to convey
2
The stressed portion of a word is known as the...
Intent
Accent
Voice
3
The repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words that are close to one another is known as what?
Alliteration
Allegory
Anagram
4
In writing, a comparison of two similar but different things is known as a what?
Metaphor
Simile
Analogy
5
Implied or suggested meaning of a word because of an association in the reader's mind is called what?
Phonics
Connotations
Allegory
6
The literal meaning of a word as defined is known as what?
Definition
Denotation
Dissertation
7
An author's word choice is known as...
Syntax
Diction
Voice
8
Language that contains similes and metaphors is known as what kind of language?
Abrasive language
Literal language
Figurative language
9
Deliberate exaggeration in a passage or work is known as....
Expressionism
Hyperbole
Coquettishness
10
A situation or statement in which the actual outcome or meaning is opposite to what was expected is best known as....
Irony
Sarcasm
Comic relief

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