Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test Preparation Materials Sample Quiz 1

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Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test Preparation Materials Sample Quiz 1

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 Which paragraph describes the event that happened first?
    • A. 

      Paragraph 2

    • B. 

      Paragraph 3

    • C. 

      Paragraph 4

    • D. 

      Paragraph 5

  • 2. 
    Question 2  What is the meaning of hypothesis as used in paragraph 5?
    • A. 

      A recipe

    • B. 

      A problem

    • C. 

      A prediction

    • D. 

      An experiment

  • 3. 
    Question 3  What is responsible for the decomposition of plastic bags?
    • A. 

      Bacteria

    • B. 

      Polyethylene

    • C. 

      Additional water

    • D. 

      Large composters

  • 4. 
    Question 4  What is the purpose of the information inside the parentheses in paragraph 6?
    • A. 

      It provides an explanation.

    • B. 

      It refers to another experiment.

    • C. 

      It presents a step in the experiment.

    • D. 

      It emphasizes the importance of the problem.

  • 5. 
    Question 5  Why did Burd's experiment win the top prize?
    • A. 

      It could solve a significant problem.

    • B. 

      Burd plans to study science in university.

    • C. 

      It encourages people to reduce their use of plastic bags.

    • D. 

      Burd discovered the bacteria that break down plastic bags.