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Mini-Quiz: Reading Faster

by Ron Kurtus (revised 19 May 2012)

Take this Mini-Quiz to check your understanding of the lesson material.

1. Why should you try to read faster?

You get more done in a shorter time

You lose comprehension

To show off to your friends

2. How can you practice with a newspaper?

Practice reading up-side-down

Only read the headlines

Read straight down a column

3. Why look at the first sentences of paragraphs?

They are the easiest to read

They usually state the major thought

Sometimes they are real short

If you got all three correct, you are on your way to becoming a Champion in Getting Good Grades. If you had problems, you had better look over the material again.

Speed reading helps improve your grades

Resources and references

Ron Kurtus' Credentials


Good Grades Resources


7 Speed Reading Software - Take 7 minutes per day for just two weeks to increase your reading speed


Power Reading: The Best, Fastest, Easiest, Most Effective Course on Speed Reading and Comprehension Ever Developed! by Rick Ostrov, The Education Press (2001) $14.95

Breakthrough Rapid Reading by Peter Kump, Prentice Hall Press (1998) $16.00

The Evelyn Wood Seven-Day Speed Reading and Learning Program by Stanley D. Frank, Barnes & Noble Books-Imports; (2003) $6.98

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