Textual Reference Terms Quiz Tests material covered on EnglishClub's Textual Reference Terms page. You can do this quiz online or print it on paper. 1. Writers use textual reference terms to help readers find other parts of the same term reference text a) term b) reference c) text 2. Which is a list of common textual reference terms? above, following, previous preface, contents, index plot, theme, character a) above, following, previous b) preface, contents, index c) plot, theme, character 3. The word "text" usually refers to a ______ document only. spoken written printed a) spoken b) written c) printed 4. Terms like below, preceding and next can help readers _______ other parts of the text they're reading. avoid locate understand a) avoid b) locate c) understand 5. Which term makes the following sentence refer to something readers have already read? "See the _______ chapter." next following preceding a) next b) following c) preceding 6. Which term makes the following phrase refer to something readers haven't read yet? "As explained in the _______ section..." above next previous a) above b) next c) previous 7. "All prices are printed overleaf." This means they're printed on the other side of the page over the old prices on the page after next a) on the other side of the page b) over the old prices c) on the page after next 8. What do the letters P.T.O. stand for? Please Turn On Please Turn Off Please Turn Over a) Please Turn On b) Please Turn Off c) Please Turn Over 9. If you see continued, cont'd, or P.T.O. at the bottom of a page, the text continues and you can stop reading keep reading continue turning a) stop reading b) keep reading c) continue turning 10. Which textual reference term is used in both informal texts as well as in highly-formal legal documents? following aforementioned hereinafter a) following b) aforementioned c) hereinafter Your score is: Correct answers: Contributor: Matt Errey. Matt is the author of several books including 1000 Phrasal Verbs in Context and Common English Idioms for learners, and Matt's ESL Games and Quizzes for teachers. He is also creator of WORD UP, the world's #1 EFL board game.