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The MEGA

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Getting ready for your MEGA exam and wondering how many questions there will be or what type of questions you might see? Trying to find out if there are any essay, or constructed-response, questions on your exam? Maybe you’re looking for some of the best resources to use when studying for your MEGA test. No matter what your question is, you’re in the right place.

In this article we will go over:

  • How many questions are on the exams?
  • What kinds of questions are on the exams?
  • Are there any essay questions on the exam?
  • What are the best resources for studying for your exam?

For more information about MEGA tests, check out our MEGA information page and MEGA Study Guide.

How many questions are on the MEGA?

How many questions are on the MEGA

The number of questions on your exam will depend on which MEGA test you are taking. Check out your test below to find out how many questions you’ll be answering on your exam.

MEGA Paraprofessional Test

The MEGA Paraprofessional test has 90 questions.

MEP

The Missouri Educator Profile, or MEP, has 192 survey questions.

MoGEA

The Missouri General Education Assessment, or MoGEA, includes four different subtests: Reading Comprehension and Interpretation, Mathematics, Science and Social Studies, and Writing. The subtests can be taken together or separately. The Reading Comprehension and Interpretation subtest has 39 questions. The Mathematics subtest has 40 questions. The Science and Social Studies subtest has 40 questions, and the Writing subtest has one written assignment.

Missouri Content Assessments

The Missouri Content Assessments are subject-specific tests, and the number of questions varies from test to test.

Most of the Missouri Content Assessments have either 80 or 100 questions, with a few exceptions: the World Languages Content Assessments (Chinese –– Mandarin, French, German, and Spanish) also include a written question and a speaking question, along with multiple-choice questions. The Superintendent Content Assessment includes two written assignments along with 80 multiple-choice questions. The Elementary Education Multi-Content test is made up of four subtests with 40 questions each.

To find the exact number of questions your Missouri Content Assessment will have, visit the Missouri Educator Gateway Assessments test list and click on the exam you plan to take.

What kinds of questions are on the MEGA?

Most MEGA exams include only multiple-choice questions. Some exams also include one or two written assignments, and the World Languages Content Assessments each include a speaking question. Find your test below to see exactly what type of questions you can expect to see on your exam.

MEGA Paraprofessional Test

The paraprofessional test has multiple-choice questions only.

MEP

The Missouri Educator Profile (MEP) is different from the other MEGA exams. It includes 192 survey-style questions that can be taken at any time on the internet. These questions are used to assess your personal work and teaching styles. The questions on the MEP do not have right or wrong answers, and the MEP is not a test that you pass or fail.

MoGEA

The Missouri General Education Assessment, or MoGEA, includes four different subtests: Reading Comprehension and Interpretation, Mathematics, Science and Social Studies, and Writing. The subtests can be taken together or separately. The first three subtests have only multiple-choice questions. The Writing subtest is made up of one essay question. The Writing subtest does not have any multiple-choice questions.

Missouri Content Assessments

The Missouri Content Assessments are subject-specific tests, and the type of questions vary from test to test.

Most of the Missouri Content Assessments have only multiple-choice questions, with a few exceptions: any of the World Languages Content Assessments (Chinese –– Mandarin, French, German, and Spanish) will have 80 multiple-choice questions, one written question, and one speaking question. The Superintendent Content Assessment includes 80 multiple-choice questions, along with two essay questions.

Are there any essay questions on the MEGA?

There are six MEGA exams that include essay-style questions. These six exams are listed below, along with how many essay questions they include. Keep in mind that most of these tests have other kinds of questions too. Make sure to check out the previous section of this article so that you’re ready for all of the types of questions you will see on your test.

  • MoGEA Writing Subtest: 1 essay question
  • World Languages – Chinese –– Mandarin: 1 essay question
  • World Languages – French: 1 essay question
  • World Languages – German: 1 essay question
  • World Languages – Spanish: 1 essay question
  • Superintendent Content Assessment: 2 essay questions

What are the best resources for studying for the MEGA?

You’ve already found the best place to study for your MEGA exam! 240 Tutoring has study material, practice questions with explanations, and benchmark quizzes that will help prepare you for the real exam. Our study guides also come with a pass guarantee. You can cancel at any time, so take a look at our MEGA Study Guides today.

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Dakota is a first-grade teacher at a Texas public school. She loves helping fellow educators and students understand complicated material in a simplified but thorough manner. When she is not in the classroom, Dakota fills her time with photography, cooking, and laughing at the antics of her husband and one-year-old son.