Reading & Writing Tests
Nov 12, 2014
We have many reading and writing tests available on Education Portal. There are practice chapter exams as well as practice final exams you can take to test your understanding of the material. We have practice exams organized by course.
- TOEFL Reading: The Basics Practice Chapter Exam
- TOEFL Writing: Grammar and Usage Practice Chapter Exam
- TOEFL Writing: Essay Writing Help Chapter Exam
- Conventions in Writing: Grammar Practice Chapter Exam
- Conventions in Writing: Usage Practice Chapter Exam
- How to Revise an Essay Practice Chapter Exam
- Using Source Materials Practice Chapter Exam
- Parts of an Essay Practice Chapter Exam
- Essay Writing Practice Chapter Exam
- Reading and Understanding Essays Practice Chapter Exam
- Composition Best Practices: Theory and Application Practice Chapter Exam
- English 104: College Composition Practice Final Exam
- Prewriting for Technical Documents Practice Chapter Exam
- Writing Technical Documents Practice Chapter Exam
- Technical Editing & Rewriting Practice Chapter Exam
- Technical Resumes & Cover Letters Practice Chapter Exam
Additional Reading and Writing Test
Set the timer and then begin the test. Read each question carefully and select your answer from the list.
A. Writing Part
Allow yourself about 10 minutes for ONE of the following writing topics. Don't use a dictionary or grammar book.
Write about a famous person OR about someone in your family.
A. Reading Part
Read the following passage and answer the questions. Take about 10 minutes to finish.
'Having taken a long nap, John woke up refreshed and eager for what the rest of the day might bring. His morning had been uneventful, yet a strange feeling had taken up lodging in the back of his mind and would not vacate. What was it, this feeling? Sadness? Wistfulness? Relief? He wasn't sure. He only knew that it was something different, something that he'd never felt before. Maybe it had something to do with Julia. John could picture her in his mind's eye: beautiful, mysterious Julia. She had appeared out of nowhere and entered his life like a typhoon, upsetting everything, and then passing on. Yes, surely it was Julia. Thank goodness she was gone. And if only she would return!'
1. A 'nap' is a
2. 'eager' means
a) kind of bird
3. How did John feel after his nap?
4. How had he felt in the morning?
5. 'She had appeared out of nowhere.' What does this idiom mean?
6. Is John happy that Julia is gone? How do you know?
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