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What does the post test consist of?
The POST is a valid, job-related test designed specifically for law enforcement use, which measures these basic skills: Arithmetic, Reading Comprehension, Grammar and Incident Report Writing.
Is post exam hard?
The Police Officer Selection Test (POST) is much like many other civil service exams in that it is a test of basic skills, not necessarily specific law enforcement knowledge. The exam is typically not difficult, but you may want to brush up on these basic skills before test day.
What is a good T score for post test?
The Police Written Exam that is best known for using the T-score is the PELLETB in California. A T-score is computed based upon a large number of test takers and looks like a bell-curve. A T-score of 50% means that you are “average.” A score of 60 or higher is considered “above average” and 40 is “below average.”
Can you use a calculator on the post exam?
You will read each situation and solve the problem. You are not allowed to use a calculator in this section; scratch paper will be provided in the test booklet to do all of your figuring.
How many questions is the post test?
The testing time limit is two-and-a-half hours, and the POST test contains 121 questions. The questions are both multiple-choice and fill-in-the-blank (CLOZE). The CLOZE section is a contextual reading assessment. You are given sentences in which one word is left out.
Do you take the postal exam online?
You take the Postal exam when you apply for a job, and you can apply for USPS jobs anytime. You are scheduled for the exam as you apply for the job, and you take the exam online within several days. Everything is done online.
How many times can you take the post exam?
You can only take the four new tests that are now used to fill over 90% of all jobs either once every two years or once a year depending upon your score the first time around. You must wait two years if you pass but do not get the top score needed to get a job. If you fail, you must wait one year.
How many questions are on the post test?
The testing time limit is two-and-a-half hours, and the POST test contains 121 questions. The questions are both multiple-choice and fill-in-the-blank (CLOZE).
How long is the post test?
The testing time limit is two-and-a-half hours, and the POST test contains 121 questions. The questions are both multiple-choice and fill-in-the-blank (CLOZE). The CLOZE section is a contextual reading assessment.
How hard is the pellet B?
Is the PELLETB Hard? Yes, the PELLETB is one of the most difficult police entry-level exams in the country. It includes the CLOZE Reading test – a test format that will be very new and challenging to most applicants. Special preparation is required in order to pass the PELLETB.
How to prepare for your first college test?
Preparation for your first test should begin on the first day of class; this includes paying attention during class, taking good notes, studying, completing homework assignments and reviewing study materials on a regular basis. Budget your time, make sure you have sufficient time to study so that you are well prepared for the test.
When do you take the pre and post test?
A standard test, survey, or questionnaire is applied before participation begins (pre-test or baseline), and re-applied after a set period, or at the end of the program (post-test or endline). Pre- and post-tests can be given in writing or orally.
Are there any study guides for the Post Office exam?
These study guides have been revised to cover the Postal Service Exams™ #474, 475, 476, and 477 which are the tests now used for Post Office job applications (since April 1, 2019). Any preparation you find elsewhere for test #473 is now useless as that test is no longer given.
What is the name of the post exam?
They may refer to the test as ‘the POST exam’, since it is the exam the Peace Officers Standards and Training board or council requires you to take, but the name of the test can be anything, and varies from state to state. Here is a U.S. map of police exams by state.