Assess English Reading Comprehension online

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Reading Comprehension test, as the name suggests measures a candidate's English comprehension skills. Candidates with good reading comprehension are able to quickly absorb given information, interpret information correctly and put it to use in making business decisions more effectively.

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What does English reading comprehension test measure?

Mettl Reasoning Comprehension Test is comprised of questions (items) containing a passage meant to be read by the candidate and after which he/she is expected to answer questions based on his/her understanding of the passage. Questions can vary from being direct (such as stating the facts/figures mentioned in the passage) or to being inferential (such as what is the key conflict that author is trying to highlight in the passage).
Key profiles the test is useful for:

  • Graduates/Undergraduate trainees
  • Entry-level profiles across industries

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30 minutes

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How do I prepare for a reading comprehension test?

Reading comprehension tests usually assess whether a candidate has been able to understand a piece of written information. The tests are designed to evaluate the ability of candidates to draw logical conclusions after reading a passage. In order to prepare for a reading comprehension test, candidates should make it a habit to read on a regular basis. Reading varied material helps in improving the ability to absorb information quickly. In order to do this effectively, candidates should read newspapers daily. This is helpful as newspapers cover information on different topics and therefore candidates would become more comfortable with reading in general. 


What are comprehensive questions?

Reading comprehension assessments usually ask questions related to conclusions. This is to assess whether candidates have been successful in comprehending the passage correctly. Other question types are with respect to judging the tone of the author and arguments to support/reject the claims made by the author of the passage.

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