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Published in the United States by LearningExpress, LLC, New York.
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501 reading comprehension questions—3rd ed.
1. Reading comprehension—Problems, exercises, etc. I. LearningExpress (Organization).
II. Title: Five hundred one reading comprehension questions.
III. Title: Five hundred and one reading comprehension questions.
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Main Ideas, Themes
Nonfiction and Information Passages
Reading Charts and Graphs,
Analyzing and Interpreting Poems
Philosophy and Literature
A re you having trouble with reading comprehension questions on tests? Do you want to know how
to improve your reading ability or pass placement tests in school or work? If so, then this book is
for you. Read on to find out why.
Maybe you already like to read and want to use this book to sharpen your skills for an important test. If so,
that’s fine. In fact, you can skip this part of the Introduction—or skip the Introduction entirely—and go straight
to the questions.
But maybe you’re one of the millions of people who have trouble with reading, especially with reading care-
fully while reading quickly. If so, this Introduction will give you some direction.
First, know that you’re not alone. It’s a fact that some people relate