High School Placement Test Prep

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High School Placement Test Prep - Quiz

The Highschool placement test is a test taken by eight graders to help with admissions, scholarship selection and curriculum placement. The test is broken into 5 sections: Verbal; Quantitative; Reading; Mathematics; and Language Skills. The Highschool placement test determines whether or not the eight graders move to the ninth grader and is taken only once.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What angle is complementary to 55°?
    • A. 

      23°

    • B. 

      78°

    • C. 

      50°

    • D. 

      35°

  • 2. 
    What is the reciprocal of 20?
    • A. 

      0.05

    • B. 

      0.5

    • C. 

      10

    • D. 

      20

  • 3. 
    Why is '5' a prime number?
    • A. 

      Its square is 25

    • B. 

      It is only divisible by 5

    • C. 

      It is only divisible by itself and 1

    • D. 

      It is an odd number

  • 4. 
    How many seconds make a day?
    • A. 

      36000 seconds

    • B. 

      446900000 seconds

    • C. 

      6000 seconds

    • D. 

      86400 seconds

  • 5. 
    What does this statement means: "He kicked the bucket" ?
    • A. 

      He splashed the content of the bucket

    • B. 

      He died

    • C. 

      He broke the plastic bucket

    • D. 

      He lifted the bucket with his leg

  • 6. 
    When is a word considered a synonym to the other word in a sentence?
    • A. 

      When is has exactly opposite to the highlighted word

    • B. 

      When it has exactly the same meaning as the highlighted word

    • C. 

      When it has the nearest meaning to the highlighted word

    • D. 

      When it can properly replace the highlighted word

  • 7. 
    Which of this would make a good subject in a sentence?
    • A. 

      Predicate

    • B. 

      Noun clause

    • C. 

      Object

    • D. 

      Noun phrase

  • 8. 
    What is the product of the square root of 25 and the square root of 81?
    • A. 

      400

    • B. 

      209

    • C. 

      345

    • D. 

      45

  • 9. 
    Which of these describes in a sentence?
    • A. 

      Adjectival phrases

    • B. 

      Adjectives

    • C. 

      Noun phrases

    • D. 

      Adverbial clauses

  • 10. 
    What is a synonym of the verb "stop"?
    • A. 

      Halt

    • B. 

      Keen

    • C. 

      Start

    • D. 

      Wait

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