Can You Pass A Pennsylvania State Assessment Test?

The Pennsylvania State Assessment Test (PSSA) is used to gauge how much student know in Math, science, and language arts. Could you pass a PSSA designed for a third grader? Let's find out!
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Question 1/10

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Esther makes 40 bags of granola mix. Each bag has 3 ounces of raisins. How many ounces of raisins, in total, does Esther use to make 40 bags of granola mix?
37
43
80
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Mrs. Harris rode her bike 40 miles. She biked 8 miles each day. How many days did Mrs. Harris ride her bike?
5
6
7
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Craig has 8 flowers and 2 vases. He puts the same number of flowers into each vase. What fraction of the flowers does Craig put into each vase?
1/2
1/4
1/8
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Word parts at the beginning of words are known as....
Prefixes
Suffixes
Diction
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The reason why an author would write an article, story, passage, etc. is known as the what?
Author's intention
Author's purpose
Author's manifesto
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Which process has increased the availability of fresh food to many people all over the United States?
Transporting food in refrigerated trucks.
Boiling and storing food in glass jars.
Using stoves powered by natural gas.
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Which physical characteristic can be passed on to offspring?
Long beard
Strong arm
Brown hair
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Which statement best describes a pond?
It is made of fresh water that does not flow.
It is made of salt water that does not flow.
It is made of fresh water that does not freeze.
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Which statement best compares the sizes of two bodies of water?
a lake is larger than a pond.
A lake is larger than an ocean.
A pond is larger than a lake.
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Question 10/10

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Groups of reindeer often travel 3,000 miles during their annual migration across Canada. What is the most likely reason the reindeer migrate during the winter months?
To grow more fur.
To find more food.
To compete with other animals.
Result
Whoops, it looks like you need to brush up on your third grade curriculum! While you correctly answered a few questions on this PSSA, you still have a lot to learn before you can be top of the class. Worry not, there's always next time!

C+, PSSA Fail

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Despite the fact that third grade likely happened some time ago, you still remember much of what you learned back in the day! From math to science, you could totally still ace a PSSA and earn high marks in your school. Go ahead and brag a little, you've earned it!

B+, PSSA Pass

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Congratulations! You could pass a PSSA with flying colors. It's obvious that you're a knowledge buff who has retained much of what you learned back in third grade. Whether it was language arts or mathematics, you excelled on this test with ease. Go ahead and brag, few students can earn such high honors!

A+, PSSA Awesome

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1
Esther makes 40 bags of granola mix. Each bag has 3 ounces of raisins. How many ounces of raisins, in total, does Esther use to make 40 bags of granola mix?
37
43
80
2
Mrs. Harris rode her bike 40 miles. She biked 8 miles each day. How many days did Mrs. Harris ride her bike?
5
6
7
3
Craig has 8 flowers and 2 vases. He puts the same number of flowers into each vase. What fraction of the flowers does Craig put into each vase?
1/2
1/4
1/8
4
Word parts at the beginning of words are known as....
Prefixes
Suffixes
Diction
5
The reason why an author would write an article, story, passage, etc. is known as the what?
Author's intention
Author's purpose
Author's manifesto
6
Which process has increased the availability of fresh food to many people all over the United States?
Transporting food in refrigerated trucks.
Boiling and storing food in glass jars.
Using stoves powered by natural gas.
7
Which physical characteristic can be passed on to offspring?
Long beard
Strong arm
Brown hair
8
Which statement best describes a pond?
It is made of fresh water that does not flow.
It is made of salt water that does not flow.
It is made of fresh water that does not freeze.
9
Which statement best compares the sizes of two bodies of water?
a lake is larger than a pond.
A lake is larger than an ocean.
A pond is larger than a lake.
10
Groups of reindeer often travel 3,000 miles during their annual migration across Canada. What is the most likely reason the reindeer migrate during the winter months?
To grow more fur.
To find more food.
To compete with other animals.