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What questions are used in the NAEP long-term trend reading assessment?

Explore questions from the long-term trend reading assessment, and see how the NAEP long-term trend reading questions relate to student performance. Sample questions shown are from the 2008 assessment; no items were released from the 2012 assessment.


Test Yourself in Long-Term Trend Reading

Select one of the age tabs below to try out questions from the NAEP long-term reading assessment. After answering all the questions, select "submit" and compare your answers to those of students who took the assessment.