Cover image for Catholic high school entrance examinations.
Title:
Catholic high school entrance examinations.
Edition:
Tenth edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Macmillan General Reference, [1999]

©1999
Physical Description:
viii, 408 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
General Note:
"An Arco book"--T.p. verso.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780028630380
Format :
Book

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Angola Public Library LB3060.24 .S74 1999 Adult Non-Fiction Career
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Summary

Summary

Every year thousands of students apply for admission to Catholic high schools. This longtime bestseller provides the best strategies for taking the required entrance exams. Diagrams and charts.


Table of Contents

Introduction
Why You Should Use This Bookp. vi
How to Use This Bookp. vii
Preparing to Studyp. vii
How the Book is Organizedp. vii
Taking the Model Examsp. viii
Part 1 Get to Know the Exams
Facts About the Cooperative Entrance Exam (COOP)p. 3
Facts About the Scholastic Testing Service High School Placement Test (HSPT)p. 13
Facts About the Secondary School Admission Test (SSAT)p. 19
Facts About the Independent School Entrance Examination (ISEE)p. 24
Test-Taking Techniquesp. 31
First Model COOP Examp. 37
Second Model COOP Examp. 85
First Model HSPT Examp. 137
Second Model HSPT Examp. 191
Part 2 Verbal Skills
How Synonyms are Tested on the Examsp. 241
How Antonyms are Tested on the Examsp. 249
How Analogies are Tested on the Examsp. 255
How Verbal Logic is Tested on the Examsp. 263
How Reading is Tested on the Examsp. 272
How Spelling is Tested on the Examsp. 289
How Punctuation and Capitalization are Tested on the Examsp. 294
How English Usage is Tested on the Examsp. 303
How Composition is Tested on the Examsp. 317
How Memory is Tested on the Examsp. 322
Part 3 Quantitative and Non-Verbal Skills
How Mathematics is Tested on the Examsp. 329
How Series Reasoning is Tested on the Examsp. 390
How Comparisons are Tested on the Examp. 403

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