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National Assessment of Adult Literacy (NAAL)

Sample Core Screening Question

Below is a sample prose task and its corresponding narrative stimulus material. The respondent must use text search skills to locate the correct answer, with the aid of a facilitator in which the correct answer is located in the beginning of the prose (second sentence).

What country is Terry from? ______________________________

Sample Core Screening Question
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SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, Institute for Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, 1992 National Adult Literacy Survey (NALS). Available in the Sample Questions section of the NAAL website.

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