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Text Features
Familiarise yourself with text features in this quiz.

Text Features

Get ready to dive into the world of words with this KS2 English quiz on text features! Text features are like the superheroes of books. They help organise everything so readers can easily find what they're looking for. Imagine reading a book without chapters or paragraphs - a bit confusing, right?

Whether you're making a cool leaflet or writing an awesome article, knowing about text features is super important. This quiz will make you a text features expert, helping you create fantastic writing!

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1.
How is an index arranged?
In page order
In chronological order
Alphabetically
Randomly
An index is helpful because it gives you the page numbers for the different topics mentioned in a book. Because an index lists many more subjects than the contents page, it is arranged alphabetically.
2.
A newspaper is laid out in ____.
rows
columns
tables
graphs
The pages of a newspaper usually have text laid out in several columns.
3.
The person who draws or paints the pictures found in a book is called the ____.
editor
author
illustrator
illustrious
An illustrator illustrates the words!
4.
Any text that is more than a few sentences long will be organised into ____.
bullet points
lists
contents
paragraphs
Paragraphs help the reader to take a pause before resuming reading.
5.
Information in longer books is organised into ____.
tables
chapters
contents
blurbs
Shorter books, such as those that you had when you were learning to read, are not organised into chapters.
6.
The first page of a book usually displays the title and author's name. What is this page called?
The contents page
The glossary
The title page
The index
The clue is in the question!
7.
The sentences of explanation found beneath a photo or other image in a text are called ____.
a caption
a definition
a blurb
an index
You may have heard of 'caption competitions' where you have to think of a funny caption to go with an image.
8.
What is a subheading?
The title of the book or newspaper
A definition in the glossary
A sentence beneath a photo or other image
A title for a section of text or a part of a chapter
Subheadings are useful for breaking up lengthy text.
9.
How is a contents page arranged?
Numerically
Alphabetically
In order of the author's favourites
Randomly
'Numerically' means in number order.
10.
Non-fiction books often have words printed in bold. The definitions for these words can be found in the ____.
title page
contents page
index
glossary
A glossary is like a miniature dictionary.

 

Author:  Sheri Smith

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