# CliffsNotes CBEST - BTPS TESTING Ph.D., Jerry Bobrow Ph.D. & 8 more 2021

Preface

Introduction to the CBEST: California basic educational skills test

General description

Getting started: Five steps to success on the CBEST

Test-taking strategies

Taking the computer-based CBEST

The reading section

Overview of the reading section

Skills and concepts tested

Question types

General strategies

A four-step approach to reading comprehension

Practice using the suggested strategies

The writing section

Overview of the writing section

Essay question types

Skills and concepts tested

Directions

Scoring the CBEST essays

Scoring rubric

Test-taking strategies

Practice writing essays

Practice essay topics

Charting and evaluating your essays

Introduction to the mathematics section

Introduction

Overview of the math section

Skills and concepts tested

Question types

General strategies

Specific strategies with examples

Arithmetic review

Arithmetic diagnostic test

Arithmetic review

Algebra review

Algebra diagnostic test

Algebra review

Statistics and probability review

Statistics and probability diagnostic test

Basic statistics review

Probability review

Math reasoning problems

Measurement

Word problems

Graph interpretation

Practice Test 1

Answer sheet

Section I: Reading

Section II: Mathematics

Section III: Writing

Answer key

Scoring your CBEST

Charting and analyzing your multiple-choice test results

Charting and evaluating your essays

Answers and explanations

Practice Test 2

Answer sheet

Section I: Reading

Section II: Mathematics

Section III: Writing

Answer key

Scoring your CBEST

Charting and analyzing your multiple-choice test results

Charting and evaluating your essays

Answers and explanations

Practice Test 3

Answer sheet

Section I: Reading

Section II: Mathematics

Section III: Writing

Answer key

Scoring your CBEST

Charting and analyzing your multiple-choice test results

Charting and evaluating your essays

Answers and explanations

Practice Test 4

Answer sheet

Section I: Reading

Section II: Mathematics

Section III: Writing

Answer key

Scoring your CBEST

Charting and analyzing your multiple-choice test results

Charting and evaluating your essays

Answers and explanations