What Do You Know About The UMAT?

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UMAT, Undergraduate Medicine and Health Sciences Admission Test, is specifically used to select students into Australian higher institutions to study medicine or other health sciences. Take this quiz to find out more.

• 1.

UMAT has how many sections?

• A.

2

• B.

3

• C.

4

• D.

5

B. 3
Explanation
UMAT has three sections. This means that the UMAT test is divided into three distinct parts or components.

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• 2.

The first section has how many questions?

• A.

36

• B.

48

• C.

60

• D.

72

B. 48
Explanation
The correct answer is 48. This means that the first section of the test has 48 questions.

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• 3.

The multiple-choice question has how many questions altogether?

• A.

132

• B.

134

• C.

136

• D.

138

B. 134
Explanation
The given answer, 134, suggests that there are a total of 134 questions altogether in the multiple-choice question.

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• 4.

How many hours does the test take?

• A.

2

• B.

3

• C.

2 hours 30 minutes

• D.

3 hours 30 minutes

B. 3
Explanation
The correct answer is 3 because it is the only option that represents a duration of time in hours. The other options either represent a duration in hours and minutes or only minutes.

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• 5.

All UMAT scores are valid for how many year(s)?

• A.

1

• B.

2

• C.

3

• D.

4

A. 1
Explanation
UMAT scores are valid for only one year. This means that the score you receive on the UMAT exam can be used for admission into undergraduate medical or dental programs for the year immediately following the exam. After this period, the score will no longer be considered valid, and if you wish to apply for admission in subsequent years, you will need to retake the UMAT exam.

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• 6.

Each year, the UMAT holds on a single day in how many session(s)?

• A.

1 (morning)

• B.

2 (morning and afternoon)

• C.

3 (morning, afternoon and night)

• D.

1 (afternoon)

B. 2 (morning and afternoon)
Explanation
The UMAT holds sessions on a single day, with one session in the morning and another session in the afternoon. This means that there are two sessions in total on the day of the UMAT.

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• 7.

The first use of the UMAT was in...

• A.

1990

• B.

1991

• C.

1992

• D.

1993

B. 1991
Explanation
The correct answer is 1991. This suggests that the first use of the UMAT, which is not further specified, occurred in 1991.

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• 8.

The following universities are members of the UMAT Consortium except...

• A.

University of Auckland

• B.

• C.

Bond University

• D.

University of Melbourne

D. University of Melbourne
Explanation
The University of Melbourne is the only university listed that is not a member of the UMAT Consortium.

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• 9.

A candidate's UMAT score consists of how many numbers?

• A.

Two

• B.

Three

• C.

Four

• D.

Five

B. Three
Explanation
A candidate's UMAT score consists of three numbers. This implies that the UMAT score is not a single number but a combination of three different numbers. These three numbers may represent different aspects or sub-scores of the UMAT test, such as the candidate's performance in different sections or categories.

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• 10.

Which of these universities does not set a minimum UMAT score?

• A.

University of Auckland

• B.

• C.

Bond University

• D.

Charles Darwin University

Explanation
The University of Adelaide does not set a minimum UMAT score. This means that applicants to this university are not required to achieve a certain score on the UMAT (Undergraduate Medicine and Health Sciences Admission Test) in order to be considered for admission. However, it is important to note that this information may be subject to change and it is always recommended to verify the admission requirements with the university directly.

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