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Literacy Skills Quiz

Courtesy of Save the Children

Did you know there is an average of one book for every 300 kids in a low-income neighborhood? In a middle class neighborhood, there are 13 books for every kid! Test your awareness of literacy. The more you know, the more you can do your part to help kids in need!

1
Which of these countries has the highest literacy rate?
  1. The United States
  2. Russia
  3. Japan
  4. France
2
When you read independently, what kinds of books are best to choose?
  1. Books that you know you can read successfully.
  2. Books that seem interesting.
  3. Books that are very challenging.
  4. Both the first and second option are true.
3
What is the best way to get better at reading?
  1. Watch television.
  2. Do all of your homework.
  3. Read every day.
  4. Play vocabulary games on the internet.
4
How can you build your literacy skills when you are at home?
  1. Have a conversation with a parent or another adult.
  2. Read a book.
  3. Watch the news on television.
  4. All of the above are true.
5
How many times is it okay to read a book?
  1. Once
  2. Twice
  3. Three times
  4. As many times as you like
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