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Reading Comprehension: Detail Function Questions

To which Reading Comprehension question type does the following question stem belong?

"The author uses the adverb "simply" in the second paragraph most probably to emphasize the fact that"

It is true that this question is about a specific detail mentioned in the passage. However, the answer to Detail questions is information that is stated in the passage whereas The answer to this question is not stated in the passage.

Well done!

This question asks us about the function of the word simply.

Inference questions take a piece of information prom the passage and ask you to take it one step further. This question is not about a piece of information but rather about a certain word the author chooses to use, and the reason behind this choice.

Detail Function