Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test Preparation Materials Sample Quiz 2

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Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test Preparation Materials Sample Quiz 2

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  In 1979 the method of naming hurricanes changed to respond to
    • A. 

      The need for more names.

    • B. 

      Requests for equal treatment.

    • C. 

      Confusion with repeated names.

    • D. 

      A desire to use all letters in the alphabet.

  • 2. 
    Question 2  What factor determines when a hurricane's name is retired?
    • A. 

      The location of its origin

    • B. 

      The time of year it struck

    • C. 

      The first letter of its name

    • D. 

      The degree of its destruction

  • 3. 
    Question 3  The word designated as used in line 10 means
    • A. 

      Assigned.

    • B. 

      Repeated.

    • C. 

      Demanded.

    • D. 

      Eliminated.

  • 4. 
    Question 4  Why are the letters q,u,x,y and z (line 11) shown in italics?
    • A. 

      To highlight their importance

    • B. 

      To indicate the naming pattern

    • C. 

      To distinguish letters from words

    • D. 

      To emphasize their unique sounds

  • 5. 
    Question 5  The numbers in lines 15 and 16 emphasize the
    • A. 

      Uncommon names.

    • B. 

      Pattern on unusual names.

    • C. 

      Intensity of severe storms.

    • D. 

      Increasing frequency of storms.

  • 6. 
    Question 6  What is the overall organizational structure of this selection?
    • A. 

      Present to past

    • B. 

      General to specific

    • C. 

      Problem to solution

    • D. 

      Least to most important