Many tests have a reading section, this part addresses reading skills such as comprehension, application, analysis, and synthesis. Comprehension means you can identify the writer’s main idea, describe a section’s purpose, come up with supporting details, and use clues in the context to discover or identify possible meanings of words unknown. Application includes that you can apply specific ideas into new context, and analysis indicates if you are able to recognize the way the material has been organized.
You need to be able to identify the theme, inciting incidents, and the main developments in a story. You are going to have to use all your skills to deal with the section Reading.
At this portion, you are requires to identify inferences and figurative language, and you also must be able to describe the author’s tone or style. At synthesis you need to demonstrate that you understand the material by combining a passage with some other information in line with the author’s purpose, point of view, style, and tone.