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The Diagnostic Entrance Test (DET) is a test given to students who are planning to pursue higher education.  It is composed of 148 questions divided into four major areas: Math,  Reading and Comprehension, English and Critical Thinking. The test also includes 60 additional Science questions which are optional for those who are planning to take nursing, chemical or engineering courses.

DET Test Details

The test’s objective is to assess the learning and retention of material taught in high school.

All questions are multiple choice format.
Candidates have 1-2 hours to complete the test.
The test could be taken through a computer-based format (CBE) or a pencil and paper format.  Tips on taking a computer based exam.
The test is designed to determine your weak as well as strong areas.

Test Contents

These are 5 different parts of the DET:

  • Mathematics
  • Reading and Comprehension
  • English
  • Critical Thinking
  • Science (optional)

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Published by: Complete Test Preparation Inc.
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Pages: 296
ISBN: 978-1479162499
Language English
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Pass the DET: Diagnostic Entrance Test Study Guide and Practice Test Questions

Getting Started
How this study guide is organized 6
The DET Study Plan 7
Making a Study Schedule 9

Reading Comprehension
Self-Assessment
Answer Key 20
Help with Reading Comprehension 22
Main Idea, Topic and Supporting Details 24

Mathematics
Answer Key 36
Metric Conversion – A Quick Tutorial 40
Exponents – a Quick Tutorial 41
Fraction Tips, Tricks and Shortcuts 44
Decimal Tips, Tricks and Shortcuts 47
Converting Decimals to Fractions 47
Percent Tips, Tricks and Shortcuts 48
How to Answer Basic Math Multiple Choice 49
How to Solve Word Problems 52
Types of Word Problems 54

English
Answer Key 67
English Tutorials 68
English Grammar and Punctuation Tutorials 69
Capitalization 69
Colons and Semicolons 70
Commas 71
English Grammar Multiple Choice - Verb Tense 73
Common English Usage Mistakes - A Quick Review 87
Subject Verb Agreement 93

Science
Answer Key 108
Science Tutorials 112
Scientific Method 112
Cell Biology 114
Chromosomes, genes, proteins, RNA and DNA 117
Mitosis and Meiosis 118
Phenotypes and Genotypes 121
Heredity: Genes and Mutation 122
Heredity: Mendelian Inheritance 123
Classification 125
Chemistry 127
Basic Concepts in Chemistry 128


Basic Physics 139
Energy: Work and Power 142
Defining Force and Newton’s Three Laws 144
Force: Friction 146
Fundamental Forces: Electromagnetism 147
Fundamental Forces: Gravity 149
Fundamental Forces: Strong and Weak Nuclear Forces 150
Quantum Mechanics 152
States of Matter 154

Practice Test Questions Set 1
Answer Key 208

Practice Test Questions Set 2
Answer Key 271

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Date Published: Tuesday, May 6th, 2014
Date Modified: Friday, September 6th, 2019

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