Every student has his or her own strategy when it comes to answering questions about a reading passage. Some students decide to begin by reading the passage before they look over the questions. There are many reasons why a student might choose to do this:
Therefore, some students choose to begin with the passage. Having the details and main ideas in hand when you move on to the questions can help you form an answer without looking at the answer choices and have a strong sense of where the answers are located within the reading passage, which makes it easy to refer back to it.