Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test Preparation Materials Sample Quiz 4

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This practice quiz is designed to help you prepare for the Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test which will take place in April, 2013. The multiple choice questions focus on the reading skills required in school and daily life such as understanding explicitly (directly) stated ideas and information, understanding implicitly (indirectly) stated ideas and information and making connections between information and ideas in a reading selection and personal knowledge and experience. Check www. Eqao. Com for more information. You will continue with preparation for the OSSLT in September, 2012 with your classroom teachers and your school literacy lead.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Question 1  Why did Terasa create her own cookies?
    • A. 

      To be able to work from home

    • B. 

      To compete on a television show

    • C. 

      To find a way to bond with Sierra

    • D. 

      To provide a healthy diet for Sierra

  • 2. 
    Question 2  What is emphasized by the use of the word "plied" (paragraph 4) ?
    • A. 

      Terasa's trust

    • B. 

      Terasa's fussiness

    • C. 

      Terasa's frustration

    • D. 

      Terasa's determination

  • 3. 
    Question 3  When were Barnies available in 144 stores across Canada?
    • A. 

      After Terasa appeared on TV

    • B. 

      After Terasa recovered from her illness

    • C. 

      While Terasa's friends and family ran the business

    • D. 

      While Terasa was making them in her own kitchen

  • 4. 
    Question 4  Between which paragraphs does the focus shift from Sierra to Terasa's business?
    • A. 

      Paragraphs 2 and 3

    • B. 

      Paragraphs 4 and 5

    • C. 

      Paragraphs 5 and 6

    • D. 

      Paragraphs 6 and 7

  • 5. 
    Question 5  Why was it important for Terasa to deliver " her sales pitch persuasively " ( paragraph 11 ) ?
    • A. 

      She hoped to impress the judges.

    • B. 

      Sierra's health depended on her success.

    • C. 

      Her daughters had written encouraging notes.

    • D. 

      Four thousand applicants were auditioning for the show.

  • 6. 
    Question 6  What did Terasa have to give up to attain greater success?
    • A. 

      Sierra

    • B. 

      Her health

    • C. 

      A part of her earnings

    • D. 

      Time with her friends

  • 7. 
    Question 7  Which of the following was most likely spoken?
    • A. 

      " Barnies " ( paragraph 5 )

    • B. 

      " We believe in you ! " ( paragraph 10 )

    • C. 

      " straight from the horse's mouth " ( paragraph 11)

    • D. 

      " Dream big, work hard..." (paragraph 12)

  • 8. 
    Question 8   Why is paragraph 13 an effective conclusion?
    • A. 

      It provides surprising information.

    • B. 

      It returns to the topic of the opening paragraph.

    • C. 

      It continues the focus of the paragraph before it.

    • D. 

      It builds suspense by asking an unanswered question.

  • 9. 
    Question 9   Which phrase indicates the popularity of Barnies?
    • A. 

      " Terasa took up this challenge "

    • B. 

      " Terasa found a national distributor "

    • C. 

      " Terasa plied Sierra with many treats "

    • D. 

      " Terasa delivered her product sales pitch "

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