Advance Academic Reading and Writing Past Papers


Subject: English- IV (Advance Academic Reading and Writing)

Time Allowed: 10 Minutes

Maximum Marks: 10

NOTE: Attempt this Paper on this Question Sheet only. Please encircle the correct option. Division of marks is given in front of each question. This Paper will be collected back after expiry of time limit mentioned above.


Part-I  Encircle the correct option, cutting and overwriting is not allowed. (10)

1. The precise, semi-formal impersonal and objective writing is:
a. Technique b. Process c. Academic
2. Reading is a complex cognitive process of _________ symbols.
a. Encoding b. Decoding c. Coding
3. The combination of two or more entities together to form something new is:
a. Analysis b. Comprehension c. Synthesis
4. A method that communication researchers use to describe and interpret the written message is _________ analysis;
a. Textual b. Verbal c. Oral
5. A systemic process to enhance the reading speed is:
a. SQ3R b. SQ4R c SQ1R
6. In an academic term, a substantial research paper written by a student is called:
a. Thesis b. Term paper c. Examination Paper
7. Making judgments about the value of ideas or materials for a given purpose in a text is called:
a. Comparison b. Evaluation c. Information
8. Writing to readers who know little or nothing about the writer has to take an _________stance:
a. Inquisitive b. Informative c. Assertive
9. Academic writing is writing done by scholars for:
a. Readers b. Writers c. Scholars
10. A story designed to illustrate or teach truth, religious principles or moral lessons is:
a. Short story b. Parable c. Essay



Subject: English- IV (Advance Academic Reading and Writing)

Time Allowed: 2 Hours 45 Minutes

Maximum Marks: 50



Part-II Give short details of each of them, each answer carries equal marks. (20)

Q#1: Write the difference between Strawman’s Technique and Concession Technique

Q#2: Define Report.

Q#3: How would you identify the faulty reading habits?

Q#4: Explain the difference between summary and analysis.


Part-III Give brief answers, each answer carries equal marks. (30)

Q#1: Elaborate the basic principles of Report Writing.

Q#2: How would you explain Academic Reading and Writing?

Q#3: Write an essay of about 300 words on ONE of the following topics;

The Role of Women in Society


An Act of Heroism or Cowardice