HCHS (Hunter College High School) Practice Questions
Sample Practice Questions for HCHS
Wondering what kind of questions your child will see on the Hunter College High School entrance exam? Below are sample high school entrance example practice test questions from the critical reading, mathematics and writing sections. Students receive no penalty for guessing. Remember to try your best!
1.) Critical Reading Section
Directions: Each of the following passages is followed by questions based on its content. Choose the letter of the answer that best reflects what is stated or implied by the passage,
Critical Reading Passage A
2.) Mathematics Section:
3.) Writing Assignment
Being part of a family means something different to everyone. “Family” is something that we each describe and define differently, it is something made up of a variety of different people in our lives. For some, “family” refers to those people that are a part of their household; for others, “family” stretches to include members of their community. Write an essay or tell a true story that captures what “family” means to you. It can be a description of your own family, hopes and dreams for your future family, struggles that you have overcome involving family, or any other family-themed idea.
You must write an essay or tell a true story in which you:
- Define and describe what “family” means to you
- Use sensory detail to create a vivid image of the meaning of “family”
- Convey the significance of “family” in your life
1.) Critical Reading:
Answer: E- While other options may be true within the passage, the broader purpose of the passage is E