# Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test Preparation Materials Sample Quiz 5

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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.

• 1.
Question 1  What does the increasing use of barbless hooks suggest about anglers?
• A.

They want to help maintain fish populations.

• B.

They want to retain as many fish as possible.

• C.

They want to make a lot of money selling fish.

• D.

They want to make sure the fish are securely hooked.

• 2.
Question 2  If the trends shown in the graphs continue, what is a logical prediction?
• A.

The number of fish caught decreases.

• B.

The number of anglers rises to 1985 levels.

• C.

In 2005, anglers spend less than one billion dollars on fishing.

• D.

In 2005, the number of retained fish reaches 150 million.

• 3.
Question 3  What is the purpose of the asterisk ( * ) beside " Direct fishing-related expenditures " ?
• A.

To direct the reader to the graph

• B.

To indicate the importance of the section

• C.

To connect the heading to other information

• D.

To emphasize the amount of fishing - related expenditures

• 4.
Question 4  Which part of the selection relates most closely to the final paragraph?
• A.

The introductary paragraph

• B.

The " Total number of anglers " graph

• C.

The " Total fish caught and retained " graph

• D.

The " Direct fishing-related expenditures " graph

• 5.
Question 5  What is the meaning of " adopted " as used in the final paragraph?
• A.

Used

• B.

Noticed

• C.

Suggested

• D.

Abandoned

• 6.
Question 6  Which part of the selection shows that the recreational fishing industry contributes to the economy?
• A.

The picture of the angler

• B.

The " Total number of anglers " graph

• C.

The " Total fish caught and retained " graph

• D.

The " Direct fishing - related expenditures " graph

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