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What kinds of questions are on ACCUPLACER?
This test is designed to measure how well you understand what you read. It contains 20
questions. Some questions are the sentence relationship type in which you must choose
how sentences are related. Other questions refer to reading passages of varying lengths.
Two kinds of questions are given in this test. Sentence correctionquestions ask you to
choose a word or a phrase to substitute for an underlined p011!'2.n~f a sentence.
Construction shift questions ask that a sentence be rewritten in a specific way without
changing.the meaning. A variety of topics is included. You will be given 20 questions.
The arithmetic test measures your skills in three primary categories.The first is
operations with whole numbers and fractions. This includes addition, subtraction,
multiplication, division and recognizing equivalent fractions and mixed numbers. The
second category involves operations with decimals and percents. It includes addition,
subtraction, multiplication, and division as well as percent problems, decimal recognition,
fraction and percent equivalences, and estimation problems. The last category tests
applications and problem solving. Questions include rate, percent, and measurement
problems,geometryproblems,anddistributionof a quantityintoits fractionalparts.A .
total of 16 questions are asked.
READING STRATEGIES Be.DIAGNOSTIC
Six skills prepare students to become better readers and for college-level courses:
recognizing main Ideas.
identifying supporting details.
recognizing impliedmain ideas and the central point.
understanding relationshipsthat involveaddition and time.
understanding relationshipsthat Involveillustration, comparison or contrast, and
cause and effect.
understanding purpose and tone.
In order to become a better and faster reader, recognizing the main idea is the most important skill
you can develop.
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