Example Skill Builder

A few sample questions to show you what’s in store!

Step 1

Read the question and think about how to answer it.

Step 2

Choose the answer you think is correct. Stuck? Click on “Explanation of Answer” for a step-by-step guide to answer the question or the “hint” if you need a clue

Step 3

Click Check Answer to instantly see if you are correct, otherwise click next. Please note you cannot change your answer once you’ve checked!

Welcome to the HSCMST Support Example Skill Builder

  • Each question will be multiple choice
  • There will be 4 answers to select from
  • If you can’t figure out the answer, you should use the “Explanation of the Answer” as a guide to work out the correct response

Click next to begin!

Question 72.

The table below shows the height, in metres, of the tides at Derby for five days in December 2016.

Low tides are printed in red and high tides are printed in blue.


What was the difference between the highest and the lowest tides on Saturday, 3rd of December?

Explanation of answer:
Question 34.

Steve had a shed that was becoming cluttered. He decided that he would hang some of his tools from a tool rack.


In one section of the rack he could only fit 5 tools.

Each tool needed a hook to hang on.

The first and last hooks had to be 4 centimetres from the edge of the rack, and

The distance between all 5 hooks had to be the same distance.


The tool rack was 58cm long.

How far apart was each hook from each other?

tool rack

Explanation of answer
Question 129. bread-dinner-roll-multigrain-6-pack

Anna bought 11 packets of 6 bread rolls for $3.20 each. She paid with a $50 note.

How much change should she receive?

Explanation of answer:
Question 72.

The following question relates to the figure above taken from a weather website

Question. What do the abbreviations Min and Max refer to?

Question 98.

The following question relates to the online article above.

Question. What is implied in the article about the failure of this car in the United States?

Question 104.

The above image is taken from an online article written by Ashitha Nagesh.

Question. Who is the target audience for this article?