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Computerized Pre-Professional Skills Test: Writing (5720)

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Test Name: Computerized Pre-Professional Skills Test: Writing
Test Code: 5720
Time: 68 minutes, divided into a 38-minute multiple-choice section and a 30-minute essay section
Number of Questions: 44 multiple-choice questions, 1 essay question
Format: Multiple-choice questions involving usage and sentence correction;
essay topic as a basis for a writing sample
Content Categories Approximate Number of Questions Approximate Percentage of Questions
I. Grammatical Relationships 15 17%
II. Structural Relationships 16 18.5%
III. Word Choice and Mechanics 13 14.5%
IV. Essay 1 50%