is now in its 5th edition of being published and was first created by M. J. Nelson (1894 - 1970) and E. C. Denny (1887 - 1984), who were U.S. educators. The test consists of a vocabulary section which 80 one-sentence statements which participants must then choose a correct word from a possible choice of four. The test aims to examine the participants vocabulary, reading rate and their reading comprehension at a high school, college and adult level.

NELSON-DENNY READING TEST: "The Nelson-Denny reading test aims to examine participants' level of vocabulary, their reading rate and their level of reading comprehension."
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