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HSPT Test Structure & Format
HSPT™ has five sections: verbal skills, mathematics, language, quantitative skills and reading.
Two and a half hours are given to complete 280 questions in multiple choice format.
Verbal skills. 60 questions – 16 minutes
Includes: Analogies, logic, antonyms,synonyms, and verbal classification.
Quantitative skills. 52 questions – 30 minutes
Includes: geometric and non-geometric comparison, Number Manipulation and Number Series.
Reading 62 questions – 25 minutes
Includes: Vocabulary and Reading Comprehension
Mathematics. 64 questions – 45 minutes
Includes: Word Problems, math concepts and geometry problems
Language. 60 questions – 25 minutes.
Includes: Capitalization, grammar, usage, punctuation, spelling and sentence structure.
Test grading and Strategy
You are not penalized for wrongs answers and so it is better to guess that to leave a question blank. HSPT™ scores range between a low score of 200 and a high score of 800. The minimum score that signifies a pass is dependent on the high school of choice. Each sets its own acceptable minimum requirement. It is possible to send a student’s scores to various high schools to improve chances of getting placement in a high school.
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How this study guide is organized 6
The HSPT® Study Plan 7
Making a Study Schedule 8
Verbal Skills Self-Assessment 13
Verbal Skills Tutorials 23
Verbal Analogies and Classification Tutorial 23
Logic – A Quick Tutorial 24
Verbal Classification Tutorial 30
Quantitative Skills Self-Assessment 34
Quantitative Skills Tutorials 42
Number Series Tutorial 42
Number Manipulation Tutorial 45
Reading Self-Assessment 48
Answer Key 59
Help with Reading Comprehension 62
Main Idea and Supporting Details 64
Math Self-Assessment 73
How to Solve Word Problems 88
Types of Word Problems 90
English Grammar and Punctuation Tutorials 112
Colons and Semicolons 113
Quotation Marks 116
Common English Usage Mistakes - A Quick Review 117
Subject Verb Agreement 123
Practice Test Questions Set 1
Answer Key 183
Practice Test Questions Set 2
Answer Key 253