OLSAT® Test (Otis-Lennon School Ability Test)

Sample OLSAT Practice Questions

Wondering what kinds of questions your child will be asked on the OLSAT® (Otis-Lennon School Ability Test™)? Here are five examples.

IMPORTANT: While the OLSAT® sample questions shown on this page are representative of what your child will see on the exam, they aren’t taken directly from the actual test that’s being administered this year.

OLSAT® Sample Question #1 — Following Directions 1:

Point to the picture that shows a bird flying.

OLSAT Following Directions Sample

OLSAT® Sample Question #2 — Following Directions 2:

Look at the first box of numbers. In the boxes that follow, point to the box that shows what happens when the 1 switches places with the 2 and the 4 switches places with the 3.

Olsat Following Directions Sample 2

OLSAT® Sample Question #3 — Following Directions 3:

Mark the picture that shows something you eat that’s located between something you throw and something you read.

Olsat Following Directions Sample 3

OLSAT® Sample Question #4 — Aural Reasoning:

Point to the picture that shows two animals that children often keep as pets.

Olsat Aural Reason Sample Question

OLSAT® Sample Question #5 — Arithmetic Reasoning:

Rosanne had the four candies shown in the first box. Jason also had three candies. Point to the column that shows how many candies they had together.

Olsat Arithmetic Reason Sample Question


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