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# Iowa Test 6th Grade Sample Questions

If you and your child have wondered what kinds of questions will appear on the 6th grade ITBS, below are some examples! These sample questions should provide you with a better idea of the quantitative and qualitative skills that your child should focus on and demonstrate during the exam. Each practice question will reflect a specific subtest that your child will come across.

As you are going through the practice questions, you will observe that each test level within the ITBS consists of a series of subtests that fall under specific content sections. Sections in the ITBS for third to eighth grade (levels 9-14) include:

• Vocabulary test
• Word Analysis (3rd grade, level 9 only)
• Listening (3rd grade, level 9 only)
• Spelling, Capitalization, Punctuation, Usage and Expression
• Mathematics Concepts and Estimation, Problem Solving, Date Interpretation, Computation and Social Studies
• Science
• Sources of Information (Maps, Diagrams, Reference Materials)

### 1.) Language (Spelling)

For this section, each question will have a list of words. If one of the words is spelled wrong, fill in the circle next to that word. If none of the words are spelled wrong, fill in the last circle that says, “no error”.

observent
avalanche
capacity
tongue
no error

### 3.) Vocabulary

This practice test is words and what they mean. Look at the phase and the underlined word. Then mark the word in the list below that has practically the same meaning as the underlined word.

judgment
accusation
jury

This is a test that will measure how well you understand what you read. Each passage is followed by a question about the piece you read. Choose the answer that you think is best.

The passage mentions all of the following school learning sites, except

a) Moodle
b) Castle Learning
c) School Island
d) Wikipedia

### 5.) Mathematics

The above figures are similar. What is the length of A?

a) 5
b) 6
c) 4.5
d) 4

1.) 1, observant

2.) c

3.) 1

4.) d

5.) b