TB7 DL Lecture 4 MCQs; Reading comprehension +impairments

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1. What are some broader oral language weaknesses of the poor comprehender?

  • Rhyming judgment
  • Morphosyntax, receptive grammar
  • Morphosyntax
  • Receptive grammar only
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2. Which of these contains all of the low level processes underlying RC?

  • Fluent word decoding, Grammatical knowledge, Comprehension monitering
  • Inferencing, Comprehension monitering
  • Fluent word decoding, Access to word meaning, Inferencing
  • Fluent word decoding, Access to word meaning, Grammatical knowledge
  • Inferencing, Comprehension monitering, Access to word meaning

3. What is a cohesive inference?

  • Used to establish and maintain links between premises in the text
  • Based on prior knowledge, not necessary to understand the text but aids in cohesion

4. How is the profile of a poor comprehender explained at a cognitive level?

  • A semantic access problem. Poor quality representations impede comprehension/swift and effective retrieval.
  • A fluency problem. Poor quality representations impede comprehension/swift and effective retrieval.

5. What is the core basis of the lexical quality hypothesis?

  • A word basis for the ease with which readers intergrate information in sentences as they read
  • The distinctness and completeness of a representation of a word reflects its quality. Includes phonological, semantic and orthographic info
  • A knowledge and awareness of grammatical structure

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