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Below is an outline of topics covered in this tutorial.
  1. Introduction to the CUNY Reading Exam tutorial
  2. Exam Basics, where frequently asked questions are answered such as, "How long will the test take me?"
  3. Sample Passage, which explains the user interface for the exam
  4. Common Types of Questions on the CUNY Reading Test:
    • Main idea questions
    • Main purpose questions
    • Vocabulary in context questions
    • Fact questions
    • Inference questions
  5. Common Mistakes, such as avoiding familiar words in answer choices
  6. Practice Passages
    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
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