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    Reading Comprehension
  I: Introduction
  II: The Challenge
III: The Five Steps  
  IV. 11 Question Types
Macro Questions
spacer1: Main Idea
spacer2: Purpose of the Passage
spacer3: Tone
spacer4: Passage Organization
spacer5: Category of Writing
spacer6: Identity of the Author
Micro Questions
spacer7: Detail of the Passage
spacer8: Definition of a Term
spacer9: Support for a Premise
spacer10: Function of Passage Part
11: Inference
  V: Tips
  VI: Sample Questions


Section 4: Type 7 - Detail of the Passage

How to identify it: Basically, the question will use fancy language to say “What does the author say?”

Which of the following is mentioned in the passage?

Which of the following is stated by the author?

What does the author say about . . .?

 Micro Questions: Definition of a term or phrase