Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test Preparation Materials Sample Quiz 3

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Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test Preparation Materials Sample Quiz 3

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 does Joe ask Amy to use everyday language (paragraph 3)?
    • A. 

      Joe is testing Amy's understanding.

    • B. 

      The lunchroom is too noisy to hear her.

    • C. 

      The brochure uses complicated language.

    • D. 

      Amy is speaking too fast for him to understand.

  • 2. 
    Question 2  What is the relationship between the information in paragraphs 2 and 4?
    • A. 

      Two contrasting ideas

    • B. 

      A question and its answer

    • C. 

      An opinion and supporting details

    • D. 

      A general idea and a specific example

  • 3. 
    Question 3  Why does Joe collapse into the chair?
    • A. 

      Working has tired him out.

    • B. 

      He doesn't know what to do next.

    • C. 

      He feels sick from breathing fumes.

    • D. 

      Amy's words help him feel relaxed.

  • 4. 
    Question 4  Which phrase is quoted from the Occupational Health and Safety Act?
    • A. 

      "any worker can say no to work" (paragraph 2)

    • B. 

      "is likely to endanger him or her " (paragraph 2)

    • C. 

      "any worker has the right to refuse unsafe work " (paragraph 4)

    • D. 

      "workplace safety is essential for everyone " ( paragraph 7)

  • 5. 
    Question 5  What does this selection indicate about Joe's and Amy's workplace?
    • A. 

      Some employees lack safety training.

    • B. 

      Only men are in supervisory positions.

    • C. 

      New employees feel secure in their jobs.

    • D. 

      All storage areas are adequately ventilated.