Understanding the CUNY READING TEST
Below is an outline of topics covered in this tutorial.
Introduction to the CUNY Reading Exam tutorial
Exam Basics, where frequently asked questions are answered – such as, "How long will the test take me?"
Sample Passage, which explains the user interface for the exam
- Common Types of Questions on the CUNY Reading Test:
- Main idea questions
- Main purpose questions
- Vocabulary in context questions
- Fact questions
- Inference questions
Common Mistakes, such as avoiding familiar words in answer choices
There are five passages with sample questions and answers that are fully explained.
The tutorial also contains a Bonus Features section with the following materials:
- A printable summary of the tutorial
- Helpful links to college ACT and CUNY system resources