General Scholastic Ability Test

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The General Scholastic Ability Test (Chinese: 大學學科能力測驗 Pinyin: Dàxué xuékē nénglì cèyàn)[1] is the Taiwanese university entrance exam. The test is administered over two days; subjects include Mandarin Chinese, English, Mathematics, sciences (Chemistry, Biology, Physics, Geology), and Humanities (History,Geography, Civics &Law).[1] In recent years,[when?] the test has attempted to encourage students to read outside of their classwork and be attuned to current events by including questions related to the Ebola virus, climate change,[2] 3G technology, and Spider-Man.[3][4]


  1. ^ a b China Post General Scholastic Ability Test commences Chi-hao James Lo, 2 February 2015
  2. ^ Asia One Taiwan's General Scholastic Ability Test commences 2 February 2015
  3. ^ China Post General Scholastic Ability Test English exams hardest in 5 years Chi-hao James Lo, 3 February 2015
  4. ^ BBC News Top 10 exam rituals from stressed students across Asia, Jody-Lan Castle

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