OLSAT Level B Sample Test Preview

 Here's a peak of what you can expect on our sample test.

Look at the pictures below, they go together in a certain way. One of the the pictures doesn't belong, which one is it?

1. 
2.  
3.
4.

5.

Answer & Explanation

The correct answer is 5. The only item here that is unrelated to dogs is the feather.

Choose the Picture that has the same relationship as the pictures on top

1.   
2.  
3.     
4. 

Answer & Explanation

The correct answer is 4. 
Look at the top row. The right figure is the mirror image of the left figure, only smaller. It is helpful to think of this figure as a card that is flipped from left to right or right to left.

Look at the pictures in the boxes at the beginning of the row, they go together in a certain way. What belongs in the empty box? 

1.   
2.  
3.       
4. 

Answer & Explanation

The correct answer is 3.
There are two characteristics which make up this pattern: color and direction.
The direction of the arrows moves 90 degrees counterclockwise and the order of the colors of the arrows are: black, gray, and white. Thus, the following arrow in the series must be gray and pointing downwards. 

OLSAT Grade 1 Test Format

The OLSAT Grade 1 Test has 60 questions (30 verbal and 30 nonverbal). Students are provided with 77 minutes to complete the OLSAT Test.

Most commonly, the OLSAT Level B for first-graders is administered to children one-on-one. Since at the age of six and seven children are still developing their reading and writing skills, OLSAT Test administrators will read the directions, examples and test questions aloud to students. The content of the OLSAT Level B will be read aloud only once, therefore, it is important that your child be familiar with OLSAT Level B test questions.

While practicing, the instructions of each question should be read aloud (once) to the child, as is done on the actual OLSAT Test. For your convenience, TestPrep-Online currently provides audio instructions for the following question types: Following Directions, Aural Reasoning, Arithmetic Reasoning.

For information about how the OLSAT scores are calculated, please click here.

Tips for Strengthening OLSAT Scores

  • Make sure your child understands the importance of the test. While your child should not be stressed, he or she should realize that this test is important and be encouraged to do his or her best in order to have motivation to succeed.
  • Find out everything you can about the test. Knowledge is power. Make sure to discuss the subject with your child's teachers and read our FAQ page.
  • Healthy eating habits are a key to success. According to recent studies, children tend to do better on tests and at school in general after a healthy breakfast. It is also recommended to have a good meal before starting to practice for the test. Make sure not to include sweets in the meal, but rather vegetables, legumes, and complex carbohydrates.
  • Figure out your child's strengths and weaknesses. It is very important that your child puts a higher focus on those subjects he or she is having difficulties with. However, it is also important not to skip any type of question and make sure to practice all of them, even if some types are easier.
  • Explanations, explanations, explanations. Even if your child answers a question correctly, do not skip ahead to the next question but read the explanation, too. Your child needs to be familiar with the theory and details of each question. Remember our prep pack offers a thorough explanation for each and every question.
  • Give your child all the tools for success. Practicing without all the proper tools will not be as effective. TestPrep-Online offers a full prep pack, including all types of questions that may come up on the real test, with guidelines and full explanations. Get a taste of the pack by trying out our free sample questions!
  • Help your child learn in the best way possible. There is no one ideal way to learn - each person is different. Find out what works best for your child and plan the study routine accordingly. Make sure your child sticks to the routine - it will help him or her to be more confident on the day of the test.

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