The TEAS Reading test will evaluate your skills in paragraph comprehension as well as informational source comprehension. For the paragraph comprehension questions you will be asked to read a passage of text and then answers questions about the text. On the informational source questions you will be asked to review a graphic or statement, and then answer questions about it. Start your TEAS V test prep right now by taking our free TEAS Reading practice test.
Which of the following conclusions may logically be drawn from the first paragraph of the passage?
Paine was one of the Founding Fathers.
Paine was forgotten after his lifetime.
The Declaration of Independence could not have been written without Paine’s contribution.
Paine’s wide range of job experiences likely helped him develop his political opinions.
What sentence, if added to the end of the passage, would provide the best conclusion to both the paragraph and the passage?
Unfortunately, not enough is known about Thomas Paine to call him a Founding Father.
Given Paine’s contributions to America, he deserves recognition as one of our most important Founding Fathers.
Paine was also an inventor, patenting his design for a cantilever bridge.
If Paine had received the recognition he deserved, he would have been seen as a much more controversial figure.
The passage is reflective of which of the following types of writing?
The reader can infer that this passage was taken from which of the following?
A political treatise
A history textbook
A tourist guidebook
A historical novel
The description of the drafting of the Declaration of Independence in the third paragraph has what type of relationship to Thomas Paine’s writing?
Cause and effect
Compare and contrast
Problem and solution
Which of the following technological developments would most closely resemble the innovation of the Cinématographe?
A fishing boat that travels faster and on less fuel per trip, greatly enhancing the cost-effectiveness of fishing companies and the availability of fish in inland markets.
An automated clothing machine that fits in the back of a truck and can produce complete outfits in minutes from designs created on its computer, greatly reducing the time needed to create custom-tailored outfits for consumers.
A camera that can survive atmospheric re-entry, greatly increasing the number of pictures of outer space possible per taxpayer dollar spent.
A factory assembly line requiring only two operators that can produce luxury vehicles inexpensively, greatly increasing the market penetration of luxury vehicles.
Which of the following describes the word miraculous as it is used in the third paragraph of the passage?
Which of the following would provide the best support for the claim made in the first line of the passage?
A young artist from a wealthy family receives the best education that money can buy, but still does not succeed as a painter.
A young writer comes from an impoverished, rural background, and receives a scholarship to university, but fails to make something of herself.
A child prodigy becomes a world-famous violinist before reaching puberty, despite growing up in a working-class household.
A playwright is inspired to write beautiful plays about the destitution and difficulties of his childhood, and becomes widely acclaimed as the greatest writer of his generation.
Just over 120 lbs.
Just over 180 lbs.
Just over 280 lbs.
Just over 300 lbs.
What is Mark Twain’s main point about lying in this passage?
Truth is mighty and will always prevail.
Not until a person has mastered the requisite skills should he or she attempt to lie in a serious manner.
It's important to learn to lie in a convincing manner.
It takes a lot of practice to become a good liar.
What is Jefferson's point in this excerpt?
Jefferson is envious of George Washington's popularity.
Jefferson has no concern for public opinion. He wants only to do what is best for the nation.
Jefferson wants to retire with a good reputation.
Without the support of the governed, a leader cannot lead.
1. Scandinavian Governments
D. _________Examine the headings above. Which of the following is a reasonable heading to insert in the blank spot?
Which of the following is not something with which the author of the above statements would likely agree?
It makes sense to educate women and girls.
Women become empowered through education.
Formal education is better than informal education.
Women and girls should be educated.
- Walk one block west.
- Walk three blocks north.
- Walk two blocks east.
Two blocks north, two blocks west
Two blocks south, two blocks east
One block west, two blocks south
One block east, three blocks north
Based on this passage, which of the following is a logical prediction of what the queen will do?
Ask them for advice about her problem.
Command her advisors to go to beauty school.
Discuss the issue patiently with her wisest advisor.
Scheme against the lying mirror.
Based on a prior knowledge of literature, the reader can infer that this passage was taken from which of the following?
A folk tale
A persuasive essay
A historical document
Which paragraph explains how astronauts are protected during a spacewalk?
Which part of an astronaut’s suit helps astronauts breathe properly?
Hard Upper Torso
Lower Torso Assembly
Liquid Cooling and Ventilation Garment
Primary Life Support Subsystem
Which of these sentences represents a summary sentence for the passage?
A spacesuit is much more than a set of clothes astronauts wear on spacewalks.
NASA's first spacewalks took place during the Gemini program.
The Advanced Crew Escape Suit is the orange suit that astronauts wear during launch and landing of the space shuttle.
NASA is also looking at what will be needed on spacesuits for trips to Mars.
The table of contents
0-20, 40-60, and 60-80
20-40, 40-60, and 80-90
20-40, 80-90, and 95-99
40-60, 60-80, and Top 1%
- Imagine a deck of cards.
- Remove all four jacks and four kings.
- Add back in the red jacks.
- Remove the eights.
- Remove half the remaining cards at random.
SPF 30 is not enough for a fair-skinned person to wear in Europe.
A dark-skinned person could wear less sunblock in the UK than in Africa.
An olive-skinned person should wear more sunblock in the Mediterranean than in the Caribbean.
Children should wear less sunblock than fair skinned people while at home in the UK.
In this context, reliable means
A fasting PG test is most likely used to
encourage the consumption of less sugar
identify blood disorders not detected by other tests
measure plasma glucose levels
save money on more costly medical procedures
The author uses quotation marks around the word “civilization” in the first paragraph to convey
The passage’s focus is primarily on
Swift’s hatred for humanity
Swift’s depiction of human nature
the inspiration behind the character of Gulliver
The passage implies that the giant king’s opinion of England’s laws and society is
one of hidden jealously
close to Swift’s own opinion
similar to the citizens of England’s
in line with the author’s own opinion
When discussing Swift’s views, the author’s tone in the passage could best be described as
Which of the following questions is NOT answered in the passage?
What is Gulliver’s response to the giant king’s criticisms of England?
What did Swift believe about the true nature of society?
What did Swift consider to be the lowest forms of human behavior?
How does Gulliver describe his native England to the giant king?
The author would most likely agree that Swift
was not involved with the English government
uses satire to poke fun at human folly
deliberately distorted historical facts for his own ends
believed that any attempt at human civilization should be abandoned
cause and effect
parks and recreation
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