CliffsNotes CBEST, 7th Edition
Your guide to a higher score on CBEST ®:
California Basic Education Skills Test
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About the Contents:
Description and format of the exam
CBEST: California Basic Education Skills Test scoring
Commonly asked questions
Part I: Analysis of Exam Areas
Graphs and Charts
Part II: Mathematics Review
Symbols, Terminology, Formulas, and General Mathematical Information
Part III: Four Full-Length Practice Exams
Each practice exam includes the same number of questions as the actual exam
The practice exams come complete with answers and explanations for all questions
Model essay responses include grader comments
Format and Scoring of the CBEST.
Allotting Time on the CBEST.
Questions Commonly Asked about the CBEST Examination.
Getting Started: Five Steps to Success on the CBEST.
Three Successful Approaches to the Multiple-Choice Questions.
The "Plus-Minus" Approach.
The Elimination Approach.
The "Avoiding Misreads" Approach.
Taking the Computer-Based CBEST.
Computer Screen Layout.
PART I: ANALYSIS OF EXAM AREAS.
The Reading Section.
The Mathematics Section.
Introduction to Graphs and Charts.
The Writing Section.
PART II: MATHEMATICS REVIEW.
Symbols, Terminology, Formulas, and General Mathematical Information.
PART III: PRACTICE-REVIEW-ANALYZE-PRACTICE.
Practice Test 1.
Answer Key and Analysis for Practice Test 1.
Answers and Complete Explanations for Practice Test 1.
Practice Test 2.
.Answer Key and Analysis for Practice Test 2.
.Practice Test 3.
.Answer Key and Analysis for Practice Test 3.
Answers and Complete Explanations for Practice Test 3.
Practice Test 4.
Answer Key and Analysis for Practice Test 4.
Answers and Complete Explanations for Practice Test 4.
PART IV: FINAL PREPARATION.
The Final Touches.
Jerry Bobrow, Ph.D., was a national authority in the field of test preparation. His test-prep company, Bobrow
Test Preparation Services, continues to administer test-preparation programs at over 25 California institutions.
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