Wednesday, June 2, 2010

Sample OAT questions

The OAT is coming up and I'm hitting the books pretty hard, studying and memorizing as much as I can. Here are some sample questions. See how you do. (The answers are in white near the bottom.)

1. Jim can fill a pool carrying buckets of water in 30 minutes. Sue can do the same job in 45 minutes. Tony can do the same job in 1 ½ hours. How quickly can all three fill the pool together?
A. 12 minutes
B. 15 minutes
C. 21 minutes
D. 23 minutes
E. 28 minutes

2. The innermost layer of a blood vessel is lined with _______ ______ cells
A. Simple squamous
B. Stratified squamous
C. Simple cuboidal epithelium
D. Stratified cuboidal epithelium

3. A ray of light strikes a plane mirror at an angle of incidence equal to 35 degrees. The angle between the incidence ray and the reflected ray is ___.
A. 45 degrees
B. 60 degrees
C. 70 degrees
D. 80 degrees

4. During fractional distillation, hydrocarbons are separated according to their
A. Boiling points
B. Melting points
C. Triple points
D. Saturation points

5. Juxtaglomerular cells combine with _______ cells to form the juxtagomerular apparatus in the kidney.
A. Macula densa
B. Renal pelvis
C. Nephron
D. Renal sinus

I got these test questions from this website.  The answers are below. How did you do?

ANSWERS
1. B
2. A 
3. C 
4. A 
5. A

5 comments:

Katie said...

I got one right!

Patricia said...

All I have to say is "You're pretty smart, Bryan."

Kathy Haynie said...

I couldn't even remember how to do the math problem. I thought I knew how to answer the mirror-reflected light question, but my answer wasn't one of the choices. I'd better stick to teaching English.

Lisa Lou said...

Um ZERO. So many of those words I did not even know.

Jake said...

I found additional practice oat questions:

http://www.ioatprep.com/oat-practice-biology-questions.html