Take the Guesswork out of Passing Your Ontario Police Constable Exam!
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Jennifer and Amy are aspiring Police Officers. They’ve met all the entrance requirements. They have great recommendations. All that stands between them and success on the Entrance Exam.
Jennifer had always been a good student. She did okay on tests like the SAT and figured the Police Entrance Exam would be like that. Besides, she heard that you couldn’t really prepare for the exam. She fit in some studying (in between her favorite TV shows). But as the test date approached, she got a nagging feeling that she should be doing more. When she got her scores, Jennifer had been proficient in some areas, but scored very low in math which had always been one of her strongest subjects. She was also surprised at how unprepared she was for the Identification and Recognition section.
Amy, on the other hand, knew she had never been a great test taker. In fact, she had always found them stressful. She had to work very hard to get the grades she got. She knew that “seeing” what the test looked like would boost her confidence. Armed with practice tests and a focused study guide, Amy quickly realized she knew more than she thought and was able to focus on the areas where she needed help. When she took the test, she scored proficient or higher in every area and confidently took the next step towards realizing her dream of becoming an RCMP officer.
Why did Amy succeed when Jennifer struggled, and how can you ensure that you have that same success?
With the Right Preparation, You can Pass the Ontario Police Entrance Exam on the First Try!
The Ontario Police Constable Entrance Exam is not a test of general knowledge. That’s the common trap that the “Jennifer’s” fall into. They think that it’s simply about what they know. As a result, they rely on what they’ve already learned.
And that’s why many students, even ones who make the Honor roll, frequently do not achieve the scores they need the first time they take the exam. And some, unfortunately, never do.
WHY IS THIS TEST IS DIFFERENT?
The Entrance Exam is specifically designed to identify students who are likely to succeed as an Police Constable. It tests your ability to apply the critical thinking skills that you will need to use every day. You need to know how to apply what you’ve learned to the questions being asked. That requires a different way of studying. One that’s tailored to material you’ll find on the actual test.
In our fictional example, Jennifer may still reach her goal, but she will have spent more time than she needed to. On the other hand Amy, by realizing her strengths and weaknesses, was applying critical thinking to her test preparation. As a result, she met her goal the first time.
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As a result, we can offer several important benefits as you prepare to take the test.
Study Smarter, Not Harder!
Like any test, your degree of success depends largely on knowing how to study for it. Now, I’m not talking about burning the candle at both ends. In fact, our goal is to have you studying less not more. Nor are we asking you to spend hundreds of dollars on study guides. Our material is available for a less than the cost of a good pair of running shoes … more on that in a moment.
Practice Makes Perfect
Amy understood the same thing that many successful test takers understand. The more questions you see, the more likely you are to pass the test. And between our study guide and practice tests, you’ll have over 350 practice questions that cover every category. You can fine-tune your knowledge in areas where you feel comfortable and be more efficient in improving your problem areas.
Our test has been developed by our dedicated team of experts. All the material in the study guide, including every practice question, is designed to engage the critical thinking skills that are needed to pass the Police Entrance Exam. They will not be the exact same questions you’ll find on the exam, but they are similar.
And like the real exam, the practice tests are weighted differently so you will be exposed to questions in all areas.
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How this study guide is organized 7
The Police Constable Study Plan 8
Making a Study Schedule 10
Police Analytical Thinking Inventory (PATI)
PATI Self-Assessment 16
Section I - Logic 19
Syllogism Self Assessment 19
Answer Key 21
Logic – A Quick Tutorial 21
Section II - Mapping 29
Mapping Self-Assessment 29
Answer Key 33
Part II - Inductive Reasoning
Section I - Matching 34
Matching Self-Assessment 35
Answer Key 38
How to Answer Matching Questions 39
Section II - Sequences 41
Sequences Self-Assessment 42
Answer Key 45
Part III - Quantitative Reasoning
Section I - Basic Math 46
Basic Math Self-Assessment 47
Answer Key 52
Fraction Tips, Tricks and Shortcuts 54
Decimals Tips, Tricks and Shortcuts 55
Converting Decimals to Fractions 59
Percent Tips, Tricks and Shortcuts 60
How to Answer Basic Math Multiple Choice 62
Basic Math Multiple Choice Strategy 63
Section II - Problem Solving 67
Answer Key 72
How to Solve Word Problems 73
Types of Word Problems 76
Written Communication Summary (WCT)
WCT Self-Assessment 86
Main Idea and Supporting Details 91
Practice Test Questions Set 1
Answer Key 129
Practice Test Questions Set 2
Answer Key 178