Multiple Choice, Choose Multiple Answers (Reading) questions assess reading skills. It requires you to read, analyze, understand and assess a short text on an academic subject and choose more than one correct response.
|Number of items||2-3|
|Prompt Length||Text up to 300 words|
|Scoring||Partial credit (for each correct response. Points deducted for incorrect options chosen)|
|Communicative skills, enabling skills and other traits scored||Reading|
|Subskills tested||Any of the following depending on the task; identifying the topic, theme or main ideas; identifying the relationships between sentences and paragraphs; evaluating the quality and usefulness of texts; identifying a writer’s purpose, style, tone or attitude; identifying supporting points or examples; reading for overall organization and connections between pieces of information; reading for information to infer meanings or find relationships; identifying specific details, facts, opinions, definitions or sequences of events; inferring the meaning of unfamiliar words.|
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