What is the PSAT?


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Which of the following is a reason why you might take the PSAT?

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1. To register for the PSAT, what do you need to do?

2. NMSQT stands for…

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The following quiz and worksheet combo will display your knowledge of the PSAT. Quiz questions cover topics such as reasons for taking the PSAT and how to register.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

During the assessments, you will be tested on:

  • How the PSAT is related to the SAT
  • When students take the PSAT

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the PSAT
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about NMSQT
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the benefits of taking the PSAT and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To learn more about the PSAT, review the accompanying lesson What is the PSAT. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Details what the acronym PSAT means
  • Defines NMQST and explains the benefits
  • Explains the process to register for the PSAT
  • Covers when students typically take the PSAT