Five Hundred and One Critical Reading Questions

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Publisher: Learning Express Llc
ISBN: 1576855104
Release Date: 2004
Genre: Business & Economics

The critical reading section on standardized tests, especially the SAT 1 exam, is often cited as a trouble section for even the best test-takers. Examinees get test-targeted reading comprehension practice questions to score better with LearningExpress' series, Skill Builder in Focus. This specialized drill book provides the focused practice necessary for test-taking success. Plus, all answers are explained, using terms that clarify context, main ideas, themes, and critical thinking skills for effective studying and positive reinforcement. Almost every standardized test in verbal skills, including civil service exams, contains reading comprehension questions. Each practice consists of several passages followed by questions and answer explanations.

501 Sentence Completion Questions

Author: LearningExpress (Organization)
Publisher: Learning Express Llc
ISBN: 1576855112
Release Date: 2004
Genre: Business & Economics

Uses vocabulary words in context to test verbal aptitude and prepare students for PSAT, SAT, and GRE, professional and civil service qualifying exams. Focuses on the sentence completion question by offering practice in finding words in context. Each question contains a sentence with a fill-in-the-blank space. Correct answers are fully explained using their definitions, to reinforce skills. Topics include sentence structure mechanics (subject-verb agreement, modifiers -- adjectives, adverbs, etc., paragraph structural development, and essay questions formatting.

Five Hundred and One Vocabulary Questions

Author: Elizabeth L. Chesla
Publisher: Learning Express Llc
ISBN: 1576854655
Release Date: 2003
Genre: Business & Economics

It's true that a powerful vocabulary will pave the way to success! To measure verbal skills, most standardized or placement tests include a vocabulary section. In addition, civil service, health care, or job placement exams evaluate a candidate's verbal aptitude with a vocabulary test.

501 Algebra Questions

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Publisher: Learning Express Llc
ISBN: 157685552X
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Mathematics

Reviews the concepts and properties of math and algebra, including integers, algebraic expressions, graphing, solving equations, and working with formulas, exponents, polynomials, factoring, quadratic equations, and radicals.

501 Word Analogy Questions

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Publisher: Learning Express Llc
ISBN: 1576854221
Release Date: 2002
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Unlike most resources, this handy, portable study aid is not prepared exclusively for the Miller Analogy Test. Though it can certainly be used for it, this book prepares test takers for any standardized test containing word analogies, such as: SAT, GRE, GMAT, or LSAT. Often cited as a difficult section for even the best students, discover the best resource for word analogies practice, and no extras. Test-takers work with these questions and find out how to score better through practice. All answers are explained, reinforcing strategies and identifying tricks to figuring out the questions.

Fahrenheit 451

Author: Ray Bradbury
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781451673319
Release Date: 2012-01-10
Genre: Fiction

A totalitarian regime has ordered all books to be destroyed, but one of the book burners, Guy Montag, suddenly realizes their merit.

Reading Comprehension Success in 20 Minutes a Day

Author: Learning Express Llc
Publisher: Learning Express Llc
ISBN: 1576858995
Release Date: 2012-09-16
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Reading Comprehension in 20 Minutes a Day enhances your critical reading skills in just 20 short lessons. Learn to dissect a story, find the main idea, and draw conclusions through study of practical exercises. With passages from literature, essays, technical writing, and articles, this handy guide includes lessons with hundreds of exercises in test format to help you acquire or refresh essential reading comprehension skills.

501 Math Word Problems

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Publisher: Learning Express Llc
ISBN: 1576855635
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Education

Want to develop better math skills when working with word problems? This updated edition can help anyone who wants to improve scores, supplement a current course of study, or brush up on basic problem-solving skills before taking a standardized math test. 501 Math Word Problems provides what people need most to improve their basic math skills quickly and effectively-practice! Gaining familiarity with this specific question type is a proven technique for increasing test scores. This book allows the student to implement a step-by-step approach to each math word problem encountered, avoiding the possibilities for careless mistakes. The format makes this book a valuable study tool for the SAT, GRE, GMAT, and other standardized tests.

501 Geometry Questions

Author: Learning Express LLC
Publisher: Learning Express Llc
ISBN: 1576858944
Release Date: 2012
Genre: Mathematics

Provides practice exercises and simple definitions to help students prepare for multiple-choice tests, high school exit exams, and other standardized tests on the subject of geometry.

501 Grammar and Writing Questions

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Publisher: Learning Express (NY)
ISBN: 1576852652
Release Date: 1999
Genre: English language

501 Grammar &Writing Questions 2nd edition helps build writing skills fast. Students master the rules of grammar & writing to communicate their ideas clearly and effectively. Students are provided with a mix of multiple choice and essay questions, just like they will see on many placement and state assessment tests.

501 Challenging Logic and Reasoning Problems

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Publisher: Learning Express Llc
ISBN: 1576855341
Release Date: 2005-01-01
Genre: Education

Nearly everyone must face a standardized test at some time. This guide eases the process by helping readers improve reasoning, critical thinking, judgment, and decision-making skills, as well as prepare for exams. Like most standardized tests, it features multiple-choice questions along with complete answers. It begins with basic number and letter series questions, and moves on to verbal-classification, artificial language, and matching definition items.

High School Reading Comprehension

Author: Jonathan D. Kantrowitz
Publisher:
ISBN: 078271322X
Release Date: 2014-04
Genre:

This extraordinary reading comprehension workbook provides extensive practice for the essential skills of critical thinking and literary analysis at the high school level. Students will read a variety of passages and respond to multiple-choice and open-ended questions in the areas of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. Students will learn to master selecting and applying the appropriate reading strategies to best understand and examine reading passages. Skills covered include analyzing conflict, plot, and setting; interpreting the main idea; making inferences; drawing conclusions; evaluating the author's craft and style; identifying mood and tone; and analyzing figurative language. Also great for home schooling!

501 Math Word Problems

Author: Mark A. McKibben
Publisher: Learning Express Llc
ISBN: 1576859045
Release Date: 2012
Genre: Mathematics

Offers targeted practice on solving word problems. Questions are divided into six chapters to focus on algebra, geometry, fractions, percents, decimals, and miscellaneous math that range from easy to advanced problem solving.

How to Read Wittgenstein

Author: Ray Monk
Publisher: Granta
ISBN: 186207724X
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Philosophy

Approaching the writing of major intellectuals, artists, and philosophers need no longer be daunting. How to Read is a new sort of introduction - a personal master class in reading - that brings you face to face with the work of some of the most influential and challenging writers in history. In lucid, accessible language, these books explain essential topics such as Wittgenstein's determination to insist on the integrity and the autonomy of nonscientific forms of understanding. Intent upon letting the reader experience the pleasure and intellectual stimulation in reading these classic authors, the How to Read series provides a context and an explanation that will facilitate and enrich your understanding of texts vital to the canon.