Taking the Alberta Provincial Achievement Test?  We can help!  Free online practice questions, test information and multiple choice strategies

Language Arts

Reading Comprehension. Students read a passage and answer multiple-choice and short answer questions that test their understanding of the text.
Writing. Students are given a prompt and asked to write a composition or essay that demonstrates their ability to organize and communicate their ideas effectively.

Reading Comprehension Practice


Numerical Operations. Basic arithmetic operations,  addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.
Algebra and Patterns.  Algebraic concepts and their ability to identify patterns.
Geometry and Measurement. Basic geometry, area, perimeter, angles, and measurement units.
Data Analysis and Probability. Interpret and analyze data and make predictions based on probability.

Basic Math Practice

How to Study Math – The Complete Guide

Exponents – 8 questions
Basic Math – 10 questions
Basic Math 2 – 10 questions
Algebra – 7 questions
Percent – 18 questions
Metric Conversion – 8 questions
Fractions, Percent and Decimals – 14 questions
Word Problems – Tutorial and examples
Geometry – 9 questions
Pythagorean Geometry
Slope of a Line


Life Sciences. Basic biology including plants, animals, and human biology.
Physical Sciences. Hard sciences including matter, energy, and motion.
Earth and Space Sciences. The Earth, systems, and place in the universe.



Biology – 10 questions
Basic Science – 7 questions
Scientific Reasoning and Method – 10 questions
Basic Chemistry

Social Studies and Civics (Canadian)

Canadian History. Key historical events, figures, and movements.
Geography. Physical and cultural geography of Canada and the world.
Civics and Government. Principles of democracy and the structure and function of government.
Economics. Economic concepts, including supply and demand, and the role of money.


World History – 14 questions
US Government  – 16 questions
Economics – 10 questions

Canadian History & Government

Canadian History (GED Format) – 7 questions
Canadian History  – 15 questions
Canadian Government – 11 questions


Alberta Provincial Achievement Test Strategy!

Exam Study Guide
Multiple Choice Strategies for Reading Comprehension, Basic Math and Word Problems.Proven multiple choice strategies and practice questions to increase your score!  Plus Alberta PAT practice quesitons, mental preparation for a test, what to do on test day, what to do in the test room and more!

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Getting Started
Test Strategy 7
Types of Multiple-Choice Questions 10

Multiple-Choice Quick Tips

Answering Multiple-Choice Step-by-Step

Multiple-Choice Strategy Practice
Answer Key 39

Reading Comprehension Practice
Answer Key 66

Word Problem Multiple-Choice Strategy
Types of Word problems 77
Practice Questions 87
Answer Key 90

How to Write an Essay
Common Essay Mistakes -1 103
Common Essay Mistakes - 2 105
Writing Concisely 107
Avoiding Redundancy 109

How to Prepare for a Test

How to Take a Test
Reading the Instructions 122
How to Take a Test - The Basics 123
In the Test Room 127
Avoid Anxiety Before a Test 132
Common Test-Taking Mistakes 134

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Date Published: Wednesday, March 4th, 2015
Date Modified: Friday, June 14th, 2024


  1. tazzy phe
    June 13, 2017

    pretty helpful – I’m in gr 6

  2. Chaitanya
    May 7, 2019

    I’m in Grade 6 too but I’m trying to find out the dates of all of the P.AT.’s in 2019 but these damn websites wouldn’t show me and my teacher is on vacation. ughhhhhh
    Does anyone know the dates of the P.A.Ts for grade 6 in 2019?

  3. Cynthia Rain
    November 14, 2017

    Do you have TABE testing for Alberta online?

  4. YEet famster
    June 10, 2018

    I think it was a good test to help get ready for the P.A.T.!
    helped a lot.

  5. Mohammad
    May 22, 2019

    How can I get Grade 6 Provincial achievement practice test 2019

  6. Barbara Perry
    January 28, 2020

    Do you have PAT practice tests for Grade 6 for the 2019/2020 school year?

  7. Brian Stocker
    January 28, 2020

    Hi – no I am sorry we don’t

    March 12, 2024

    If you are looking for PAT dates, go to the website, My teacher showed it to me and they have previous years’ PAT exams. Hope that helped! 🙂

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