OAT Reading Comprehension Practice Test

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The Association of Schools and Colleges for Optometry created the Optometry Admissions Test (OAT) as a way for candidates to demonstrate their qualifications and potential to succeed in a rigorous optometry education program.

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What’s on the OAT Reading Comprehension Section?

The Reading Comprehension section of the OAT exam contains 50 questions that pertain to three reading passages. Each passage pertains to a scientific topic and is made up of about 14 paragraphs. You will not be expected to have prior knowledge of the scientific topics covered by the passages.

Each passage is followed by 16-17 questions.

By Peter Rench

Peter Rench joined Mometrix in 2009 and serves as Vice President of Product Development, responsible for overseeing all new product development and quality improvements. Mr. Rench, a National Merit Scholar, graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering and a minor in mathematics from Texas A&M University.


by Mometrix Test Preparation | Last Updated: October 24, 2023