9780768914641

Master the Catholic High School Entrance Exams 2005

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  • ISBN13:

    9780768914641

  • ISBN10:

    0768914647

  • Edition: 15th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 5/29/2004
  • Publisher: Arco (Peterson's)

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Table of Contents

Introduction vii
PART I GET TO KNOW THE EXAMS
Facts about the Cooperative Entrance Exam (COOP)
3(12)
About the COOP Exam Format
4(1)
How the COOP Is Scored
4(1)
About the COOP Questions
5(10)
The High School Placement Test (HSPT)
15(8)
The HSPT Exam Format
15(1)
How the HSPT Is Scored
16(1)
About the HSPT Questions
17(3)
The HSPT Optional Tests
20(3)
About the Secondary School Admission Test (SSAT)
23(6)
The SSAT Exam Format
23(1)
How the SSAT Is Scored
24(1)
About the SSAT Questions
25(4)
The Independent School Entrance Examination (ISEE)
29(8)
The ISEE Exam Format
30(1)
How the ISEE Is Scored
31(1)
Sample ISEE Questions
31(6)
Test-Taking Techniques
37(6)
What to Expect When You Take the Exam
37(1)
Question-Answering Tips
38(5)
PART II VERBAL SKILLS
Synonyms
43(10)
Tips for Answering Synonym Questions
43(3)
Synonym Exercises
46(4)
Answers and Explanations
50(3)
Antonyms
53(8)
Tips for Answering Antonym Questions
54(1)
Antonym Exercises
55(3)
Answers and Explanations
58(3)
Analogies
61(10)
Tips for Answering Analogy Questions
62(3)
Analogy Exercises
65(3)
Answers and Explanations
68(3)
Verbal Logic
71(12)
HSPT Logic
72(1)
HSPT Verbal Classification
72(1)
COOP Extraction of Information
73(1)
COOP Logic
73(1)
COOP Artificial Language
74(1)
Sample Exercises
75(4)
Answers and Explanations
79(4)
Reading
83(18)
How to Improve Your Reading Skills
83(1)
Tips for Answering Reading Comprehension Questions
84(1)
Reading Exercises
85(12)
Answers and Explanations
97(4)
Spelling
101(6)
Tips for Improving Your Spelling Skills
101(1)
Spelling Rules
102(3)
Spelling Exercise
105(1)
Answers and Explanations
106(1)
Punctuation and Capitalization
107(10)
Punctuation Rules
107(6)
Capitalization Rules
113(2)
Punctuation and Capitalization Exercise
115(1)
Answers and Explanations
116(1)
English Usage
117(14)
Twenty Principles of Grammar
117(2)
Troublesome Words
119(3)
English Usage and Expression Exercises
122(6)
Answers and Explanations
128(3)
Composition
131(10)
Tips for Answering Language Composition Questions
131(2)
Composition Exercise
133(3)
Answers and Explanations
136(5)
PART III QUANTITATIVE AND NONVERBAL SKILLS
Quantitative Reasoning
141(10)
Quantitative Reasoning Exercises
145(4)
Answers and Explanations
149(2)
Mathematics
151(72)
The Number Line
152(2)
Decimals
154(2)
Fractions
156(8)
Percentages
164(3)
Algebra
167(6)
Geometry
173(6)
Coordinate Geometry
179(4)
Word Problems
183(8)
Answers and Explanations
191(8)
Mathematics Exercises
199(14)
Answers and Explanations to Mathematics Exercises
213(10)
Series Reasoning
223(16)
Number Series
223(4)
Letter Series
227(2)
Mixed Series
229(1)
Symbol Series
230(1)
Series Question Tactics
231(1)
Series Reasoning Exercises
232(3)
Answers and Explanations
235(4)
Comparisons
239(10)
Geometric Comparisons
239(2)
Nongeometric Comparisons
241(1)
Comparison Exercises
242(3)
Answers and Explanations
245(4)
PART IV PRACTICE EXAMS
First Practice COOP Exam
249(48)
Sequences
253(2)
Analogies
255(3)
Quantitative Reasoning
258(4)
Verbal Reasoning---Words and Context
262(3)
Reading
265(7)
Language Arts
272(7)
Mathematics
279(5)
Answers to First Practice COOP Exam
284(2)
First Practice COOP Exam Answers and Explanations
286(10)
Score Sheet
296(1)
Second Practice COOP Exam
297(56)
Sequences
301(2)
Analogies
303(4)
Quantitative Reasoning
307(4)
Verbal Reasoning---Words and Context
311(3)
Reading
314(7)
Language Arts
321(8)
Mathematics
329(6)
Answers to Second Practice COOP Exam
335(2)
Second Practice COOP Exam Answers and Explanations
337(14)
Score Sheet
351(2)
First Practice HSPT Exam
353(58)
Verbal Skills
358(5)
Quantitative Skills
363(7)
Reading---Comprehension
370(4)
Reading---Vocabulary
374(3)
Mathematics---Concepts
377(2)
Mathematics---Problem-Solving
379(5)
Language
384(6)
Answers to First Practice HSPT Exam
390(2)
First Practice HSPT Exam Answers and Explanations
392(18)
Score Sheet
410(1)
Second Practice HSPT Exam
411(56)
Verbal Skills
416(5)
Quantitative Skills
421(7)
Reading---Comprehension
428(5)
Reading---Vocabulary
433(2)
Mathematics---Concepts
435(2)
Mathematics---Problem-Solving
437(5)
Language
442(8)
Answers to Second Practice HSPT Exam
450(2)
Second Practice HSPT Exam Answers and Explanations
452(15)
Score Sheet
467

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