TB7 DL Lecture 4 MCQs; Reading comprehension +impairments

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1. What did Oakhill Cains (2012) study suggest?

  • The skills necessary for effective RC are crystal and never in flux/changing with age
  • The skills necessary for effective RC do not shift with age
  • The skills necessary for effective RC shift with an increase in age
  • The skills necessary for effective RC are constantly flux and not crystal
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2. Which of these would be an accurate characterisation of a poor comprehenders phonological skills?

  • Intact word and nonword reading, aswell as phoneme and rhyme awareness, low accuracy and efficiency of irregular and low frequency words.
  • Impaired phoneme and rhyme awareness, high accuracy and efficiency of irregular and low frequency words.
  • Impaired word and nonword reading, aswell as phoneme and rhyme awareness, high accuracy and efficiency of irregular and low frequency words.
  • Intact phoneme and rhyme awareness, low accuracy and efficiency of irregular and low frequency words.

3. 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.

4. What is fluent word decoding strongly associated with?

  • Reduced cognitive demand
  • Early reading comprehension, around 6-7 years
  • Grammatical knowledge, around 6-7 years
  • Text decoding, around 8-11 years

5. Which are crucial for adequate RC of a text?

  • Only morphological awareness is important
  • Only word reading is important
  • Vocabulary and morphological awareness/knowledge; skills other than simply word reading
  • Only vocabulary is important

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