Comprehension - Tips to Remember
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READING COMPREHENSION
Comprehension means understanding or perception. The following points are to be carefully noted while attempting questions on comprehension.
  • Go through the passage carefully and arrive at the general idea of the subject the passage presents.
  • Read a second time to get a better understanding of the passage.
  • Arrive at the meaning of difficult words by relating them to the preceding and following sentences.
  • Underline relevant words and phrases(Key words) in the passages which can help you deduce the answers.
  • Read the questions carefully.
  • Answer precisely using simple language.
  • Answers should reveal your understanding of the passage.
  • If you are asked to provide a suitable title or heading to the passage remember the title is hidden either in the beginning or ending of the passage.
  • Title should relate to the main idea of the passage and should be brief.

Summary

READING COMPREHENSION
Comprehension means understanding or perception. The following points are to be carefully noted while attempting questions on comprehension.
  • Go through the passage carefully and arrive at the general idea of the subject the passage presents.
  • Read a second time to get a better understanding of the passage.
  • Arrive at the meaning of difficult words by relating them to the preceding and following sentences.
  • Underline relevant words and phrases(Key words) in the passages which can help you deduce the answers.
  • Read the questions carefully.
  • Answer precisely using simple language.
  • Answers should reveal your understanding of the passage.
  • If you are asked to provide a suitable title or heading to the passage remember the title is hidden either in the beginning or ending of the passage.
  • Title should relate to the main idea of the passage and should be brief.
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