Read each passage slowly and carefully to gain understanding of the material.
Be prepared to re-read the passage as you answer the questions.
Know what the question is asking -
1. Referring questions have specific answers found by going back and search the passage.
These questions will often include the following phrases:
2. Recognizing significant details -
3. Reasoning questions imply or hint at the answer. It requires you to "read between the lines" or make an educated decision based on information given.
4. Vocabulary questions ask you to decide what a certain word means, or what word could be used in place of another. Read the sentence in context for clues.