Level-1 Pillar-1 POST & Level-2 Pillar-1 PRE Test

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You are here for the completion of the Self Evaluation PRE & POST Tool; for you to assess and Discover your Skilledness Level of the Pillar 1 - Reading Comprehension, to see if you are at the POST Level 1, or PRE Level 2. Here are the questions to assess yourself to check if you are at level 1 or 2.

Depending on your score and our related advice, you are always free to proceed with either repeating Level 1 or proceed with Level 2 training for enhancing your related skills.

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1. Reading comprehension is the ability to understand a text you read. (1) This is an intentional and active part of reading, and it happens while reading something and after reading it. (2) By understanding what you read, you can make sense of the text and better understand what the author is trying to convey. (3) You might be familiar with original content creation, e-commerce, networking, and information security. (4)
Which sentence breaks the meaning of the text above?

a) 1
b) 2
c) 3
d) 4

2. The best way to increase your reading comprehension level is to practice. So, make practice at least an occasional fun activity rather than a constant chore. This will help you interact with the text and embrace the activity as part of your daily life. As you practice this, there will be real interaction with the text, and will occur naturally.
What does the above article suggest to improve your reading comprehension?

a) Make practice
b) Read the text well
c) Make contact with the text
d) Re-read the text every week

3. The K-W-L strategy is a useful tool for teaching reading comprehension. The technique ties together learners' prior knowledge, their desire to learn more, and the conclusions of their learning. The strategy works by creating a chart and labelling it K (Know), W (Want to know), and L (learned). Under the letter K, learners will list everything they know about the topic of study, drawing on their prior knowledge. This step should be done before the learners begin to read. Under the letter W, students list what they want to know about the topic, again complete this step prior to reading. Under the letter L, learners will list everything that they learned after they have finished reading.
According to the text above, what does the letter K contain?

a) Learner’s list what they want to know about the topic
b) Learners list everything they know about the topic of study, drawing on their prior knowledge
c) Learners list everything that they learned after they have finished reading
d) Learners come back after they have finished reading

4. The term unemployment refers to a situation where a person actively searches for employment but is unable to find work. (1) As the price level of goods and services rises, the purchasing power of money decreases. (2) Unemployment is considered to be a key measure of the health of the economy. (3) The most frequently used measure of unemployment is the unemployment rate. (4)
Which of the following sentence breaks the semantic integrity of the article given above?

a) 1
b) 2
c) 3
d) 4

5. Traffic rules are designed to protect you and other drivers on the road. Traffic rules of the roads are both the laws and the informal rules that may have been developed over time to facilitate the orderly and timely flow of traffic. If these rules are to be followed, 99% of road accidents will be finished. The importance of traffic rules can be observed if we recognize the accidents which took place on a daily basis. These accidents take place as a result of over speeding, signal breaking, overtaking, and lack of attention, by using mobile phones. Hence, we should be careful while traveling on the road be it with vehicle or without a vehicle.
According to the article above, which of the following is not a cause of accidents?

a) Lack of attention
b) By using mobile phone
c) Over speeding
d) Using navigation

6. In many cultures, it is customary to bow as a sign of respect. This is particularly true in East Asian countries like Japan, Korea, and China. Bowing is also an important part of many religious ceremonies around the world. The depth and length of the bow can vary depending on the situation and the relationship between the people involved.
In which countries is bowing considered a sign of respect?

a) India and Pakistan
b) Brazil and Argentina
c) Japan, Korea, and China
d) Germany and France

7. In the 17th century, a man named Antonie van Leeuwenhoek became the first person to see living microorganisms. He accomplished this using a simple microscope that he made himself. Van Leeuwenhoek was a Dutch cloth merchant who became fascinated with lenses and microscopes. He made over 500 of them during his lifetime and discovered many new things, including bacteria, and blood cells.
What did Antonie van Leeuwenhoek discover in the 17th century?

a) He invented the fabric
b) He invented the microscope
c) He discovered bacteria and blood cells
d) He Invented living microorganisms

8. Many people enjoy listening to music while they work or study. Some studies have suggested that music can improve productivity and focus. However, it is important to choose the right type of music. Music with lyrics can be distracting, while instrumental music or nature sounds can be more helpful.
According to some studies, how can music affect productivity and focus while working or studying?

a) Music can be distracting and decrease productivity
b) Music can improve productivity and focus
c) Only nature sounds can improve productivity and focus
d) Music with lyrics is always helpful while working or studying

9. The Great Barrier Reef is a vast underwater ecosystem that is home to thousands of different species of marine life. It is located off the northeast coast of Australia and is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the country. However, the Great Barrier Reef is under threat from climate change, pollution, and overfishing.
Where is the Great Barrier Reef located?

a) Off the coast of California
b) Off the coast of Hawaii
c) Off the northeast coast of Australia
d) Off the coast of Brazil

10. J.K. Rowling is the author of the popular Harry Potter book series. The books tell the story of a young wizard named Harry Potter and his friends, Hermione Granger and Ron Weasley, as they attend the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. The series has sold over 500 million copies worldwide and has been translated into over 80 languages.
Who are the main characters in the Harry Potter book series?

a) J.K. Rowling, Hermione Granger, and Ron Weasley
b) Harry Potter, Hermione Granger, and Ron Weasley
c) Harry Potter, J.K. Rowling, and Lord Voldemort
d) Harry Potter, Ron Weasley, and Dumbledore

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