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

Technology is rapidly expanding the scope of capabilities for both professional and personal use; such is the case with smart phones. Professionals now have devices available to them capable of digital media, internet access, phone communication, multi-person scheduling and office tools for documents and presentations. Businesspeople that are often mobile may maximize the use of these critical features on smart phones. Individuals who simply enjoy the luxury of multi-function devices often use these devices for frivolous pursuits such as downloading catchy ring tones, instant messaging about the latest gossip and looking up the world record for most cans crushed on one’s head during the Superbowl. This fusion of capabilities and increased availability of such devices could be a sign of a growing blend in society between work and personal life, or individuals could simply be taking a luxurious approach to their connectivity in personal lives.

The term “frivolous” implies that the author


ISEE Information

ISEE stands for Independent School Entrance Exam. The ISEE consists of 3 levels of testing - the Lower Level, the Middle Level, and the Upper Level. 

  • Students entering grades 5 or 6 will take the Lower Level ISEE.
  • Students entering grades 7-8 will take the Middle Level ISEE.
  • Students entering grades 9-12 will take the Upper Level ISEE.

The five sections that make up the ISEE include:

  • Verbal Reasoning Section
  • Quantitative Reasoning Section
  • Reading Comprehension Section
  • Mathematics Achievement Section
  • Essay


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