Animal Care Aide

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Offered in Nanaimo or Cowichan (depending on demand)

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Subject areas covered in the assessment

Area of Study

Minimum Score

Details

Time

Reading Comprehension

19/30

30 questions – multiple choice

40 minutes

Grammar/Punctuation

19/30

30 questions – multiple choice. Identify correct usage in sentences (pronouns, verbs, transition words), spelling, capitalization and punctuation.

30 minutes

Math

23/30

30 questions on operations with whole numbers, fractions, decimals, percent and word problems.

60 minutes

Approximate time: 2 1/2 Hours - A calculator is permitted. A dictionary is not permitted.

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