Speed reading 200 words per minute

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Speed reading 200 words per minute

Speed reading 200 words per minute – the questions are below the narration. Make sure to watch the video first!

Video narration:
Speed reading 200 words per minuteHi! In this video, you will be able to see if your reading speed is 200 words per minute or higher. In a few seconds, a text will appear on the screen. You will have 30 seconds to read the complete 100 word text. As you read, the text will be highlighted so you can see how fast you should be reading to reach the 200 words per minute level. When the 30 seconds has finished, the text will disappear, and you will need to answer 5 multiple choice questions to show that you understood and absorbed what you read. You need to answer at least 4 out of 5 questions correctly to achieve the 200 word per minute level.


Speed reading 200 words per minute questions. Select the correct answers based on the video above.
Q1: What was the text mainly about?
Prince Charles
Princess Diana
The media
Show answer The text mostly focused on Princess Diana. Prince Charles and the media were both mentioned, but they weren’t the main focus. Q2: When did Diana get married?
July 1981
January 1983
June 1961
Show answer July 1981 Q3: What did the media first focus on?
Diana’s achievements
Diana’s wedding
Diana’s personal life
Show answer The first focus of the media was on Diana’s personal life, although this did change later. Q4: How did Diana get the support of the public?
Through the media
Because of her children
Because of her charity work
Show answer The text mostly focused on Princess Diana. Prince Charles and the media were both mentioned, but they weren’t the main focus.C Q5: Diana did a lot of charity work with…
divorced and disabled people
disabled and homeless people
divorced and homeless people
Show answer The text references disabled and homeless people. Show the full text The Princess of Wales, born lady Diana Frances Spencer on the 1st of July 1961, achieved international fame and recognition on many levels. Since her marriage to Charles, Prince of Wales, on July 29th 1981, and her subsequent divorce, Diana was at the forefront of media attention. At the beginning, newspapers focused on her personal life but this slowly changed as her work as ambassador to numerous charities began to win the general public over. Up until her divorce, Princess Diana was actively involved in over 100 hundred charities, working on behalf of the homeless, the disabled and many others.  
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