OSSLT Released Questions (2006-2007)

Read the texts in the document(s) linked below in order to answer the questions on this page.

Nelson Mandela made an honorary Canadian

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Writing

  1. __________________ got wet when it rained.

  2. _______________________________________ ____________________ The trail is a great place for people living in the city to get out into the fresh air and exercise. Cyclists, walkers, in-line skaters and people pushing baby carriages all share this beautiful trail. On special occasions, the trail is used for marathon races and fundraising walks. The Waterfront Trail is an asset to the Mississauga community.

  3. (1) Avalanches occur often in western Canada. (2) When the snow on steep mountainsides gets too heavy, it starts to slide. (3) Avalanches can slide at speeds of 300 kilometres an hour. (4) Sometimes there are covered bridges over trains travelling through mountainous areas. (5) When there is a dangerous buildup of snow, avalanche experts start an avalanche on purpose. (6) This way they can prevent people from getting hurt by unexpected avalanches.

Writing

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News Report

    • You will have to make up the facts and information, answering some or all of the following questions: Who? What? Where? When? Why? How?
    • You must relate your newspaper report to both the headline and the picture.

    Students raise money for a good cause

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Reading

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Writing a Series of Paragraphs

  1. Should every student be required to take a Physical Education class every year of high school?

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Grammar

  1. (1) My brother and I wanted to go to the school play. (2) The first thing we had to do was to wait in line to buy our tickets. (3) Then we had to find seats in the crowded hall. (4) After another wait, the lights were turned off. (5) Finally, the play began.

    • Her team was winning by one point.
    • There was one minute left to play.
    • Tara scored a goal.

Famous at Fifteen

Cheat

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How Airbags Work

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Result Summary

Multiple Choice

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