ACCUPLACER Reading Comprehension Practice Test 2
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Read the following passage and answer the question

Greek mythology is a vehicle that uses mythological characters and creatures to teach people about the dangers, beauties and possible outcomes of life. In many myths, characters face moral dilemmas involving honor and practicality. The protagonists of epics face creatures that represent values and challenges such as respect, temptation and redemption. How has Greek mythology inevitably evolved with time and new story tellers? Scholars that have interpreted Greek mythology seek to maintain the universal values conveyed in these stories, while ensuring the validity of adapting these stories to their own distinct cultures. It is up to each reader to seek their own truths and learn from epic Greek mythology as best they can.

According to the author’s description, which of the following is most likely to be a message from Greek mythology?


ACCUPLACER Test Information

The ACCUPLACER exam is a test used by many school to evaluate an incoming student's readiness for college.  The ACCUPLACER helps a school place the student in the appropriate course level.  The ACCUPLACER test is developed and administered by the College Board, the maker of the ACT exam.  The exam is computer-adaptive, meaning that the difficulty of the test questions will vary based on how a student answers previous questions.  The ACCUPLACER test consists of assessments in the following areas: arithmetic, elementary algebra, college-level math, reading comprehension, sentence skills, essay writing and English as a Second Language (ESL).  The school that is giving the test will specify which sections of the test the student should take.


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From the New York State Education Department. "High School Regents Examinations". Internet. Available from; accessed 8/29/2011.

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