Proofreading

Ability to identify and correct errors involving spelling, punctuation,
grammar, etc.

Description

The Proofreading assessment measures a candidate’s ability to identify and correct errors involving spelling, punctuation, grammar, and word choice. The candidate is presented with passages that contain multiple errors. Multiple test questions refer to the same passage. Candidates are asked to determine
correct answers for highlighted portions of the passages. This test is written at an 8th grade reading level.

Speeded and Timed: 5 minute time limit. Candidate not expected to
complete all questions.
Number of Questions: 40
Number of Sittings: One
Designed for Unproctored Environment: Yes
Question Format: Multiple choice
Product Category: Qwiz Primary Skills

Test Topics Questions / Topic

Abbreviations – 1
Apostrophe, Colon, Hyphen – 3
Appositives – 1
Article – 1
Capitalization – 2
Commas – 11
Commonly Misused Words – 11
End punctuation – 2
Possessive Form – 2
Quotations and Parenthesis – 4
Spelling – 10
Subject/Verb agreement – 7
Superlatives and Comparatives – 2
Verb Tense – 3

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