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Unformatted text preview: Scoring Your PSAT/NMSQT Practice Test #2 Congratulations on completing a PSAT/NMSQT® practice test. To score your test, follow the instructions in this guide. 1 Total Score Total Score 320–1520 Scale 2 Section Scores 160–760 Scale Evidence-Based Reading and Writing Math Scores Overview Each assessment in the SAT Suite (SAT®, PSAT/NMSQT, PSAT™ 10, and PSAT™ 8/9) reports test scores and cross-test scores on a common scale. The assessments also report subscores, which provide more information to students, educators, and parents. For more details about scores, visit collegereadiness.collegeboard.org. The NMSC Selection Index score is used by National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) as an initial screen of students who enter the National Merit® Scholarship Program. The Selection Index scores of all students who meet entry requirements will be considered for program recognition. See the PSAT/NMSQT Student Guide for more information about the National Merit Scholarship Program. The College Board Assessment Design & Development team wrote the practice test using the same processes and standards they use when writing the actual PSAT/NMSQT. Everything from the way questions are written to how they look on the page accurately reflects what you’ll see on test day. 3 Test Scores 8–38 Scale 2 Cross-Test Scores 8–38 Scale Reading Writing and Language Math Analysis in History/Social Studies Analysis in Science 7 Subscores 1–15 Scale Command of Evidence Heart of Algebra Words in Context Problem Solving and Data Analysis Expression of Ideas Passport to Advanced Math Standard English Conventions 1 NMSC Selection Index NMSC Selection Index 48–228 Scale Scoring Your PSAT/NMSQT Practice Test #2 1 How to Calculate Your Practice Test Scores and Selection Index Score GET SET UP 1 You’ll need the answer sheet that you bubbled in while taking the practice test. You’ll also need the conversion tables and answer key at the end of this guide. Scoring Your PSAT/NMSQT Practice Test #2 Practice Test #2 Congratulations on completing a 1 Total Score 320–1520 Scale ® practice test. To score your test, follow the It is recommended that you use a No. 2 pencil. It is very important that you fill in the Total Score PSAT/NMSQT PSAT/NMSQT PRACTICE ANSWER SHEET EXAMPLES OF 2 Section entire circle darkly and completely. If you change your response, erase as completely Evidence-Based in this guide. INCOMPLETE MARKSinstructions Scores Reading and Writing as possible. Incomplete marks or erasures may affect your score. COMPLETE MARK Math 160–760 Scale Scores Overview A B C A B C 1 For instance, for Practice Test #1, fill in the circle for 0 in the first column and for 1 in the second column. Make time to take the practice test.A It is one of the best ways to get ready 3 A for the PSAT/NMSQT. D A BalsoCreport D subscores,Awhich B C The assessments 26 educators, provide 14 more information to students, 2 B C B C and parents. For D A more B Cdetails D about scores, A visit B C collegereadiness.collegeboard.org. 15 27 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 B C A B C D A B C D A B C D A B C D A B C D B A B C B C D A B C D A B B C D A XXXXXX B C D B C 7ASubscores D A D 1–15 Scale B C A B C 26 D 5 C 27 6 D 8 A D7 B C D9 D A B C D 12 11 D A B C 14 D 15 C A B C D 17 D A B C 19 D 10 A D A 25 C A B A B 26C A 28 C 27 B 29 C 30 A D D D B 33C C A B 36C 35 A CD A B 38C C A B 41C 40 C A B 43C 34 D A 1 C D D A B B 32 20 C 33 18 42 A 21 B A B C D 22 D A B C 24 D D 23 B 39 31 23 A B A B7 CA D A B9 CA D A B 12 CB D A 14 B CC D A B 17 CB D A 19 B CB D 41 A B 22 CA D A B 3 5 6 8 41 44 45 A B 46C A B 34 47 D C 43 BD 44 B A D A 45 A DD 46 C C D 35 D A B C D C D Standard English Conventions B C D C 45 D 10 CB D C C C B 15 6 A C D B 3 5 C D 10 D 33 D 35 D 13 B 13 37 C 15 90 15 39 C 17 0 34 36 C 10 11 D D A 7 9 A 12 B 11 C 14 A 42 43 9 B 40 44 A 8 12 2 16 A B C 14 1 16 D B C 28 29 30 31 MATH TEST – NO CALCULATOR RAW SCORE (Total # of Correct Answers) B 24 27 WRITING AND LANGUAGE TEST RAW SCORE (Total # of Correct Answers) B D 25 36 B 22 23 D B C C 21 B A C 19 20 C D D 18 D B A 17 26 READING TEST RAW SCORE (Total # of Correct Answers) B A 8 7 C B 6 B D 38 A A 4 C 1 B 2 C B 5 31 32 C 21 B 1 A 3 A D D 20 2 C NMSC Selection Index Math Test – Calculator Answers 29 30 18 D 4 28 B 1 A B D 16 C D 26 27 D D Passport to Advanced Math 48–228 Scale 24 25 D B 11 1 NMSC Selection A B Index C D 47 D 24 C 4 D Download the College Board SAT Practice app to instantly score this test. 42 13 D 30 37 B 13 C Learn more at collegeboard.org/psatscoring. 16 B B2 40 A B A Problem Solving and Data Analysis B B A BTest C– D Math 47 No Calculator Answers 36 Heart of Algebra Words in Context A 46 D Command of Evidence A A A B Test C D Language 35 A 39 B A A 38 B DD 32 29 C 37 BD A B 31C 28 B 24 Analysis in Science Expression of Ideas 34 Answers Scoring Your PSAT/NMSQT Practice Test #2 C 25 B 23 12 B B B 22 11 1 A 21 A D MARK YOUR CORRECT ANSWERS C 4 20 9 D C CORRECT D2 19 8 C B QUESTION # D C 18 7 B A Math Analysis in History/Social Studies 44 MARK YOUR CORRECT ANSWERS C B 17 6 C CORRECT B A A D 5 CALCULATE YOUR SCORES A 16 A B 22 12 3 D 10 Using your marked-up answer key and the conversion tables, follow the directions on pages 3–7 to get all of your scores. A 10 11 23 your score. as possible.Answers Incomplete marks or erasures may affect 15 A A Writing and Language Reading 43 It is recommended that you use a No. 2 pencil. It is very important that you fill in the B CIf you D change your response, A B erase C asD entire circleReading darkly andA completely. completely Test Writing and 14 C D 42 written to how they look on the page accurately reflects A B C D A B C D what you’ll 21 see on test day. 33 9 13 3 41 D QUESTION # D D 8–38 Scale 40 and standards D Athey B use C when D writing theAactual B C D 20 PSAT/NMSQT. Everything from the 32 way questions are MARK YOUR CORRECT ANSWERS D C C 2ACross-Test B C Scores 39 D A BAssessment C D ADevelopment B C D The College Board Design & 19 31 team wrote the practice test using the same processes CORRECT C B B C QUESTION # B A A C B MARK YOUR CORRECT ANSWERS A 2 C B A CORRECT 1 B A 8 A 4 3 A 7 QUESTION # ENTER TEST NUMBER For instance, for Practice Test #1, fill in the circle for 0 in the first column and for 1 in the second column. C MARK YOUR CORRECT ANSWERS SECTION 1 C B D A Scale B 8–38 PSAT/NMSQT Practice Test #2 Worksheet: Answer Key EXAMPLES OF INCOMPLETE MARKS TEST NUMBER B A 5 PSAT/NMSQT PRACTICE ANSWER SHEET COMPLETE MARK A 38 of students who enter the National Merit® Scholarship D A B C D A B C D Program. The Selection Index scores of all students who 17 29 meet entry requirements will be considered for program D A the B PSAT/NMSQT C D A Guide B for C more D recognition. See Student 18 about the National Merit30 information Scholarship Program. 6 CORRECT Using the answer key on page 8, count your total correct answers for each section. Write the number of correct answers for each section in the answer key at the bottom of that section. 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 QUESTION # 2 0 After you have taken the practice test, score it 1 right away at collegeboard.org/psatscoring. 2 37 D The NMSC Selection score is used A by National D A B Index C D B C D Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) 16 28 as an initial screen 4 SCORE YOUR PRACTICE TEST 3 Test Scores MARK YOUR CORRECT ANSWERS ENTER TEST NUMBER Each assessment in the SAT Suite (SAT®, PSAT/NMSQT, PSAT™ 10, and D A PSAT™ B C8/9)Dreports testAscores B and C D 13 scores on a common scale. 25 cross-test CORRECT SECTION 1 QUESTION # TEST NUMBER D B D D 65 0, 12 1368 85 MATH TEST – CALCULATOR RAW SCORE (Total # of Correct Answers) PSAT/NMSQT Practice Test #2 Worksheet: Section and Test Scores PSAT/NMSQT Practice Test #2 Worksheet: Subscores Conversion Equation 1: Calculate Your Section and Test Scores PSAT/NMSQT Practice Test #2 Conversion Equation 2: Calculate Your Subscores Worksheet: Cross-Test Scores + × 10 = = PSAT/NMSQT Practice Test #2 PSAT/NMSQT Practice Test #2 Conversion Equation 3: Calculate Your Cross-Test Scores Index Score Worksheet: Selection + = Worksheet: Selection Index Score Download the College Board SAT Practice app to instantlyScoring score this Yourtest. PSAT/NMSQT Practice Test #2 Learn more at collegeboard.org/psatscoring. 8 CONVERT READING TEST RAW SCORE (0-47) READING TEST SCORE (8-38) Use Raw Score Conversion Table 1 at the bottom of this page to convert your raw scores to test and section scores. CONVERT WRITING AND LANGUAGE TEST RAW SCORE (0-44) Use Raw Score Conversion Table 2 at the bottom of this page to convert your raw scores to subscores. WRITING AND LANGUAGE TEST SCORE (8-38) MATH TEST – NO CALCULATOR RAW SCORE (0-17) READING TEST SCORE CONVERT (8-38) READING AND WRITING TEST SCORE (16-76) EVIDENCE-BASED READING AND WRITING SECTIONCONVERT SCORE (160-760) CONVERT CONVERT COMMAND OF EXPRESSION HEART OF COMMAND OF EXPRESSION OF EVIDENCE OF IDEAS RAW EVIDENCE Fill in your question-specific IDEAS raw scores from page 8 into ALGEBRA theSCORE table below. Then RAW SCORE RAW SCORE SUBSCORE SUBSCORE (0-18) (0-24) to convert your total (0-16) scores. (0-15) MATH (1-15)raw scores to cross-test TEST MATH SECTION bottom of this page SCORE RAW SCORE (8-38) (0-48) CONVERT CONVERT CONVERT MATH TEST – CALCULATOR RAW SCORE (0-31) WORDS IN CONTEXT RAW SCORE (0-18) CONVERT HEART OF ALGEBRA use Raw Score Conversion Table 3 at the SUBSCORE (1-15) Conversion Equation 4: Calculate Your Index Score Analysis inSelection Science Raw Score Conversion Equation 4: Calculate Your Selection Index Score Analysis in History/Social Studies + = Test STANDARD Questions Raw Score Questions PROBLEM PROBLEM WORDS IN STANDARD SOLVING AND CONTEXT ENGLISH CONVERT SOLVING AND ReadingENGLISH DATA ANALYSIS CONVENTIONS DATA19-28; ANALYSIS SUBSCORE CONVENTIONS 10-18; 29-38 39-47 Test RAW SCORE MATH SECTION EVIDENCE-BASED RAW SCORE SUBSCORE (0-15) SUBSCORE TOTAL SCORE READING AND WRITING CONVERT (1-15) (0-16) (0-20) (1-15) PSAT/NMSQT (160-760) Writing and SECTION SCORE2; 6-9; READING SCORE TEST READING TEST 11 15; 18-22 Language Test (160-760) (320-1520) RAW SCORE SCORE CONVERT (0-47) (8-38) READING TEST READING TEST Math Test – 10 2; 6 RAW SCORE SCORE No Calculator (0-47) (8-38) CONVERT PASSPORT TO PASSPORT TO Math Test – ADVANCED MATH ADVANCED 1; 11; 16; 18; 30-31 3; 14;MATH 23-25 RAW SCORE SUBSCORE Calculator CONVERT (0-14) (1-15) WRITING AND WRITING AND Raw Score Conversion Table 1: Section and Test Scores RAW SCORE (# OF CORRECT ANSWERS) 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 Reading Test Score 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 16 17 17 18 18 19 19 20 21 21 22 22 23 24 24 25 Writing and Language Test Score 8 9 10 11 12 13 13 14 14 15 16 16 17 18 18 19 20 20 21 22 23 23 24 24 25 Math Test Score 8 Math Section Score 160 RAW SCORE Reading Test Score (# OF CORRECT ANSWERS) 25 25 Writing and Language Test Score Total Math Math RAW SCORE Test Score Section Score (0-44) LANGUAGE TEST 12 RAW 13SCORE (# OF CORRECT 14.5 ANSWERS) Scoring Your PSAT/NMSQT Practice Test #2 15.50 161 172 17.53 18.54 195 206 20.57 218 21.59 2210 11 22.5 12 23 13 23.5 14 24 15 24.5 16 25 17 25.5 18 2619 20 21 22 23 24 240 260Command 290 of Evidence 310 1 320 3 4 340 5 350 5 370 6 380 7 400 7 410 8 420 9 430 9 440 10 450 11 460 11 470 12 480 13 490 14 500 15 510 15 520 27 28 29 Words in 28 28 30 Context 29 31 1 29 32 1 2 30 33 3 31 34 4 31 35 5 32 36 5 32 37 6 SCORE33 38 RAW (# OF7CORRECT 39 ANSWERS) 34 8 34 40 80 35 41 91 35 42 102 36 43 10 36 3 44 11 37 45 124 38 46 135 38 47 14 6 48 15 Total LANGUAGE TEST SCORE WRITING AND (8-38) LANGUAGE TEST WRITING AND LANGUAGE TEST 26 26.5 530 RAW SCORE SCORE (0-44) (8-38) 27 540 27 540 CONVERT 27 27.5 550 CONVERT MATH TEST – MATH TEST – MATH TEST 28 28 560 Expression Standard Problem Solving Passport to NOEnglish CALCULATOR Heart of CALCULATOR RAW SCORE RAW SCORE RAW SCORE (0-48)Math ANALYSIS IN 28.5 570 of Ideas28 Conventions Algebra and Data Analysis Advanced ANALYSIS IN HISTORY/ ANALYSIS IN HISTORY/ ANALYSIS IN MATH TEST – MATH TEST – MATH TEST (0-17) (0-31) STUDIES SCIENCE SOCIAL SCIENCE CROSSNO CALCULATOR CALCULATOR RAW SCORE 28.5 570 1 1 29 1 SOCIAL STUDIES 1 1 CONVERT RAW SCORE RAW SCORE CROSS-TEST SCORE RAW SCORE RAW SCORE (0-48) TEST SCORE 29 2 29 1 3 3 (0-31) (0-32) 580 3 (0-32) (8-38) (8-38) (0-17) CONVERT 3 30 2 4 5 29.5 590 4 4 31 3 5 6 30 600 5 4 31 4 6 7 30.5 610 6 5 32 5 7 8 31 620 7 5 33 6 7 9 31.5 630 7 6 33 6 8 SCORE 10 RAW 32 640 8 Analysis in History/Social Analysis in Science Analysis in History/Social Analysis in Science (#9 OF CORRECT 6 34 7 9 11 32.5 650 Score ANSWERS) Studies Cross-Test Score Cross-Test Studies Cross-Test Score Cross-Test Score 7 35 8 9 9 12 33.5 670 8 8 10 26 MATH TEST10 17 WRITING READING TEST24 TOTAL TEST 7 8 13 AND 36 34 680 SCORE LANGUAGE TEST SCORE SCORE 10 9 11 27 25 7 9 14 (8-38) 10 18 SCORE (8-38) (24-114) 37 35 700 MATH TEST WRITING AND READING TEST (8-38) 8 10 11 19 15 SCORE LANGUAGE TEST SCORE 11 12 28 26 3811 35.5 710 SCORE (8-38) 8 10 13 12 15 (8-38) 13 28 3813 36.5 730 20 (8-38) 26 9 11 14 13 15 37 740 14 15 15 29 27 9 12 14 21 37 740 10 12 15 22 15 16 15 30 28 37.5 750 10 13 16 17 31 29 23 38 760 11 14 9.5 190 26 26 26 Raw Score 210 Conversion Table26 2: Subscores 10.5 27 27 + = + = Raw Score Conversion Table 3: Cross-Test Scores 7 8 9 10 11 12 Scoring Your PSAT/NMSQT Practice Test #2 13 14 15 16 + 11 12 13 14 15 15 17 18 19 15 15 20 18 24 18 19 20 25 9 26 27 21 20 22 22 30 23 32 22 23 24 25 28 21 29 22 31 24 + 31 32 33 34 ×2 = NMSC SELECTION INDEX SCORE (48-228) TOTAL TEST SCORE (24-114) NMSC SELECTION INDEX SCORE (48-228) 31 32 33 34 37 10 37 38 36 37 38 36 ×2 = = + 30 35 Scoring Your PSAT/NMSQT Practice Test #2 35 11 Scoring Your PSAT/NMSQT Practice Test #2 Scoring Your PSAT/NMSQT Practice Test #2 Scoring Your PSAT/NMSQT Practice Test #2 = + 12 12 2 Get Section, Test, and Total Scores Section Total Score Score 1 Total Score 2 Section Scores 160–760 Scale GET YOUR EVIDENCE-BASED READING AND WRITING SECTION SCORE 3 Test Scores Calculate your PSAT/NMSQT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing Section score (it’s on a scale of 160–760) by first determining your Reading Test score and your Writing and Language Test score. Here’s how: 2 Cross-Test Scores 1 2 3 4 5 Using the answer key on page 8, count the number of correct answers you got on Section 1 (the Reading Test). The number of correct answers is your raw score. 8–38 Scale 8–38 Scale 7 Subscores 1–15 Scale EXAMPLE: Jennifer answered 29 of the 47 questions correctly on the PSAT/NMSQT Reading Test and 20 of the 44 questions correctly on the PSAT/NMSQT Writing and Language Test. Using the table on page 9, she calculates that she received a PSAT/NMSQT Reading Test score of 28 and a PSAT/NMSQT Writing and Language Test score of 23. She adds 28 to 23 (gets 51) and then multiplies by 10 to determine her PSAT/NMSQT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing Section score is 510. Reading Math Writing and Language Math Analysis in History/Social Studies Command of Evidence Heart of Algebra Words in Context Problem Solving and Data Analysis Expression of Ideas Passport to Advanced Math Standard English Conventions Do the same with Section 2 to determine your Writing and Language Test score. Multiply that number by 10. This is your Evidence-Based Reading and Writing Section score. Evidence-Based Reading and Writing Analysis in Science Go to Raw Score Conversion Table 1: Section and Test Scores on page 9. Find your raw score in the “Raw Score” column and match it to the number in the “Reading Test Score” column. Add your Reading Test score to your Writing and Language Test score. Total Score 320–1520 Scale Test Scores Your total score on the PSAT/NMSQT practice test is the sum of your Evidence-Based Reading and Writing Section score and your Math Section score. To get your total score, you'll convert what we call the “raw score” for each section—the number of questions you got right in that section—into the “scaled score” for that section and then calculate the total score. 1 NMSC Selection Index NMSC Selection Index 48–228 Scale Your total score on the PSAT/NMSQT practice test is the sum of your EvidenceBased Reading and Writing Section score and your Math Section score. GET YOUR MATH SECTION SCORE Calculate your PSAT/NMSQT Math Section score (it’s on a scale of 160–760). 1 2 3 Using the answer key on page 8, count the number of correct answers you got on Section 3 (Math Test – No Calculator) and Section 4 (Math Test – Calculator). Add the number of correct answers you got on Section 3 (Math Test – No Calculator) and Section 4 (Math Test – Calculator). Use Raw Score Conversion Table 1 to turn your raw score into your Math Test and Math Section score. (Your Math Section score is your Math Test score multiplied by 20.) GET YOUR TOTAL SCORE Add your Evidence-Based Reading and Writing Section score to your Math Section score. The result is your total score (on a scale of 320–1520) on the PSAT/NMSQT Practice Test. Scoring Your PSAT/NMSQT Practice Test #2 Use worksheet pages 8 and 9 to calculate your section, test, and total scores. 3 Get Subscores Subscores provide more detailed information about your strengths in specific areas within literacy and math. They are reported on a scale of 1–15. COMMAND OF EVIDENCE The Command of Evidence subscore is based on questions from both the Reading Test and the Writing and Language Test that ask you to interpret and use evidence found in a wide range of passages and informational graphics, such as graphs, tables, and charts. 1 Add up your total correct answers from the following questions: § Reading Test: Questions 2; 7; 13; 15; 21; 28; 31; 33; 42; 46 § Writing and Language Test: Questions 6; 11; 20-21; 26; 28; 37; 43 1 Total Score 2 Section Scores 160–760 Scale 3 Test Scores 8–38 Scale 2 Cross-Test Scores 7 Subscores 1–15 Scale WORDS IN CONTEXT Add up your total correct answers from the following questions: § Reading Test: Questions 4; 8-9; 11-12; 24-25; 29; 34; 44 Writing and Language Math Command of Evidence Heart of Algebra Words in Context Problem Solving and Data Analysis Expression of Ideas The Words in Context subscore is based on questions from both the Reading Test and the Writing and Language Test that address word/phrase meaning in context and rhetorical word choice. 1 Reading Math Analysis in Science Subscores  Use Raw Score Conversion Table 2: Subscores on page 10 to determine your Command of Evidence subscore. Evidence-Based Reading and Writing Analysis in History/Social Studies 8–38 Scale Your raw score is your total correct answers from all of these questions. 2 Total Score 320–1520 Scale Passport to Advanced Math Standard English Conventions 1 NMSC Selection Index NMSC Selection Index 48–228 Scale § Writing and Language Test: Questions 7; 9; 15; 22-23; 29; 40; 44 Your raw score is your total correct answers from all of these questions. 2  Use Raw Score Conversion Table 2 to determine your Words in Context subscore. EXPRESSION OF IDEAS Subscores provide more detailed information about your strengths in specific areas within literacy and math. The Expression of Ideas subscore is based on questions from the Writing and Language Test that focus on topic development, organization, and rhetorically effective use of language. 1 Add up your total correct answers from the following set of questions: § Writing and Language Test: Questions 2; 6-9; 11; 15; 18-23; 26-29; 31; 34; 36-37; 40; 43-44 Your raw score is your total correct answers from all of these questions. 2  Use Raw Score Conversion Table 2 to determine your Expression of Ideas subscore. Use worksheet pages 8 and 10 to calculate your subscores. Scoring Your PSAT/NMSQT Practice Test #2 4 STANDARD ENGLISH CONVENTIONS The Standard English Conventions subscore is based on questions from the Writing and Language Test that focus on sentence structure, usage, and punctuation. Add up your total correct answers from the following questions: § Writing a...
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