# Catholic High School Entrance Exams For Dummies

John Wiley & Sons, Mar 16, 2010 - Study Aids - 528 pages
A real-world guide to passing the entrance exam for Catholic high school

Catholic High School Entrance Exams For Dummies provides students and their parents with an efficient and effective way to prepare for the HSPT, TACHS, and COOP-the three entrance exams used by Catholic high schools. Included are

• Six full-length practice tests
• Test-taking tips from the experts
• Thorough reviews of each test's format

With full sample tests, up-to-date questions, and a comprehensive review of the basics in each category, Catholic High School Entrance Exams For Dummies is a family's ticket to education success.

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### Contents

 Introduction 1 Providing Perspective on Catholic 3 High School Entrance Exams 5 Getting to Know You Meet the HSPT TACHS and COOP 7 Executing a Plan for Success 15 Vanquishing the Verbal Questions 23 Unlocking the Mysteries of Vocabulary Synonyms and Antonyms 25 Analyzing Analogy Questions 33
 Comprehending Comparisons and Other Quantitative Relationships 155 Everything but the Kitchen Sink A Hodgepodge of Math Practice Questions 165 Practice Makes Perfect 177 HSPT Practice Test 1 179 Answers to HSPT Practice Test 1 217 HSPT Practice Test 2 237 Answers to HSPT Practice Test 2 275 TACHS Practice Test 1 295

 Two out of Three Rs Reading and Writing Questions 41 Acing Spelling and Mechanics Questions 55 Getting a Grip on Grammar and Usage 67 Solving the Puzzle of Verbal Reasoning Questions 77 Giving Your Verbal Skills a Workout with Practice Questions 85 Mastering Math and Conquering Quantitative Questions 95 Acing Arithmetic Problems 97 Venturing into the Unknown with Variables 113 Getting the Right Angle on Geometry Problems 121 Making Sense out of Math Word Problems 137 Sifting through Sequence Problems 147
 Answers to TACHS Practice Test 1 325 TACHS Practice Test 2 339 Ability Section 362 Answers to TACHS Practice Test 2 367 COOP Practice Test 1 381 Answers to COOP Practice Test 1 417 COOP Practice Test 2 435 Answers to COOP Practice Test 2 471 Ten TestTaking Traps to Avoid 487 Copyright