How many questions are on the CASA?
The CASA exam is made of three subtests: mathematics, reading, and writing. They can be taken separately or at the same time. The math subtest has 40 questions, reading has 40 questions, and writing has 43.
What kinds of questions are on the CASA?
Almost every question on the CASA is multiple-choice. The writing test has one
constructed-response (essay) question in addition to the multiple-choice questions. Reading and math have only multiple-choice questions. The CASA Ultimate Guide and the Indiana testing website are both great places to find practice tests and see the types of multiple-choice questions you will encounter on the exam. For the constructed-response question, you will want to check out the example writing prompts, example responses, and rubrics provided by the test writing company.
Are there any essay questions on the CASA?
The writing subtest has one essay, or constructed-response, question. Most responses are between 400 and 600 words. You will not be allowed to type more than 1,000 words. Example prompts, responses, and rubrics can all be reviewed on the state testing website, and 240 Tutoring can help you with specific strategies to use when writing your response.
What are the best resources for studying for the CASA?
The best resources to prepare you for the CASA exam are the state testing website and 240 Tutoring. The testing website has a great tutorial on using the testing software and it can help familiarize you with the format. 240 Tutoring is ideal for mastering the test material. They offer a free Ultimate Guide that includes test information and practice tests for each subtest, as well as a CRQ preparation resource. 240 Tutoring also offers a full study guide for the CASA exam that includes diagnostic tests, study material, flashcards, and practice questions.