Test: ACCUPLACER Reading Comprehension

For questions 1-5, two underlined sentences are followed by a question or statement. Read the two sentences and then choose the best answer to the question.


Most college students who decide to major in English thoroughly enjoy reading and analyzing literature.

English Professors tend to give extremely lengthy reading assignments that can sometimes be too much to handle.

What does the second sentence do?

It makes a contrast.

It restates the idea found in the first.

It gives an example.

It states an effect.

1/10 questions


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