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Complete listing of High School Placement Test Content

Tour of the Verbal Skills Contents

The verbal skills section has 60 questions to be answered in 16 minutes.  Questions include:

  • Verbal Analogies
  • Synonyms and antonyms
  • Sentence logic
  • Verbal Classification

Tour of the Quantitative Skills Content

The quantitative skills section has 50 questions to be answered in 30 minutes. Questions include:

  • Solve Number Series
  • Solve geometric comparisons
  • Solve non-geometric comparisons
  • Solve number manipulation using basic math skills

Tour of the Reading Content

The reading section has 40 reading questions which include reading comprehension and vocabulary. to be answered in 40 minutes.  Questions include:

  • Drawing logical conclusions
  • Make predictions
  • Analyze and evaluate the use of text structure to solve problems or identify sequences
  • Vocabulary – Give the definition of a word from context
  • Summarize

Tour of the Mathematics Content

The mathematics section has 60 questions, to be answered in 60 minutes.  Questions include:

  • Convert decimals, percent and fractions
  • Solve word problems
  • Calculate percent and ratio
  • Operations using fractions, percent and fractions
  • Analyze and interpret tables, graphs and charts
  • Data and Statistics
  • Geometry and measurement
  • Understand and solve simple algebra problems

Tour of the English Language Arts Content

The has 60 questions, to be answered in 30 minutes.  Questions include:

  • Capitalization
  • Spelling
  • Punctuation
  • English usage
  • English grammar
  • Sentence structure



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Modified: May 12th, 2014 May 12th, 2014
Published: May 12th, 2014

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