|Table of contents
|Golden Rule 1: Analyze the 'Non-Verbals'
|Golden Rule 2: Gain an Overview
|Golden Rule 3: Understand Purpose
|Golden Rule 4: Decide on your Response
|Golden Rule 5: High Comprehension Reading
|Golden Rule 6: Highest Comprehension Reading
|How to Crack Reading Comprehension Section
A golden rule of great comprehension is to gain an overview of the document you wish to read. This means reading selective parts of the document until you gain a perspective.
Once you have gained a mental picture of the document, you can then decide what to do with it!
When reading, it is important to consider two things.
(i) First, what knowledge do you want to extract from the text?
(ii) Second, what did the author set out to achieve in writing the text?
Once you recognize what you need from the information and also what the author's purpose was for writing the text, you see if there is a match. If you are seeking an objective review of a subject and it is clear that the author is trying to persuade you to one point of view, the document is at cross purposes with your needs. You could reject the document and seek a better source. If you are happy with the match, then you can proceed with a more detailed reading.
|1. What is the purpose of the Golden Rule 1: Analyze the 'Non-Verbals'?
|2. How does Golden Rule 4: Decide on your Response help in reading comprehension?
|3. What is the difference between Golden Rule 5: High Comprehension Reading and Golden Rule 6: Highest Comprehension Reading?
|4. How can the 6 Golden Rules for Comprehension be applied to bank exams?
|5. What are some frequently asked questions (FAQs) related to the reading comprehension section in bank exams?