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OLSAT Verbal Questions Explained

It is important to know exactly how the OLSAT is broken down, and to understand the kinds of questions that appear on the test. At TestPrep-Online, we have simplified the verbal section and separated it into individual components. Below, we have also provided OLSAT verbal sample questions.
 
OLSAT Verbal Sample Questions

Try a sample of OLSAT verbal questions in the gallery on the right.

 
 
 

The OLSAT is divided into two sections: Verbal and Nonverbal. Every test level has the same amount of verbal and nonverbal questions, except for the Level A for pre-K, which has fewer verbal questions. See the table below for an exact breakdown of verbal, nonverbal, and total questions for each level.

Number of Questions on the OLSAT


Level

Questions


Time Limit

Verbal

Nonverbal

Total

A (Pre-K)

16

24

40

77 min.

A (K)

30

30

60

77 min.

B

30

30

60

77 min.

C

30

30

60

72 min.

D

32

32

64

50 min.

E

36

36

72

60 min.

F

36

36

72

60 min.

G

36

36

72

60 min.


Within the verbal sections, there are two subcategories of questions:


See the table below to understand how each section is separated into subcategories and question types.

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OLSAT Verbal Comprehension

The Verbal Comprehension category includes four question types: Following Directions, Antonyms, Sentence Completion, and Sentence Arrangement. These questions assess a child's ability to observe and understand relationships between words, to understand different meanings of words based on context, and to be able to put words and sentences together in a meaningful way.

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OLSAT Verbal Reasoning

The Verbal Reasoning category includes seven question types: Aural Reasoning, Arithmetic Reasoning, Logical Selection, Word/Letter Matrix, Verbal Analogies, Verbal Classification, and Inference. These questions assess a child's ability to ascertain relationships between words, apply inferences to different scenarios, and observe differences and similarities.

In total, the verbal section contains 11 different question types. Refer to the gallery above for a variety of verbal sample questions.


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OLSAT Question Types

Verbal

Nonverbal

Verbal Comprehension

Pictorial Reasoning

Following Directions

Picture Classification

Antonyms

Picture Analogies

Sentence Completion

Picture Series

Sentence Arrangement

Figural Reasoning

Verbal Reasoning

Figural Classification

Aural Reasoning

Figural Analogies

Arithmetic Reasoning

Pattern Matrix

Logical Selection

Figural Series

Word/Letter Matrix

Quantitative Reasoning

Verbal Analogies

Number Series

Verbal Classification

Numeric Inference

Inference

Number Matrix


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