HSK TEST – HSK Levels

—— HSK (Level IV)


HSK (Level IV) test is made up of listening comprehension, reading comprehension and writing sections and consist 100 test questions.

Section

Number of Questions

Duration (Min)

I. Listening

Part I

10

45

About 30

Part II

15

Part III

20

 

Filling out the Answer Sheet (Mark your answers for listening comprehension on Answer Sheet)

5

 

 

II. Reading

Part I

10

40

40

Part II

10

Part III

20

III. Writing

Part I

10

15

25

Part II

5

Total

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100

About 100

The test will last for 105 minutes in total (including 5 minutes in which test takers fill in personal information).

Test Structure for HSK (Level IV)

1. Listening

Part I consist 10 questions. Test takers will listen to each item only once. For each question, one person says a short paragraph and the other person will say a sentence based on the paragraph. The sentence is also given on the test paper, and test takers should judge if the content of the sentence is right or wrong.

Part II consist 10 questions. Test takers will listen to each question only once. For each question, two persons make a dialogue of two sentences, and another person will raise a question based on the dialogue. 4 options are given on the test paper and test takers should select the right answer based on what he/she has heard.

Part III consist 10 questions. Test takers will listen to each question only once. In this part, each question is a dialogue of 4 to 5 sentences or a short paragraph, and one or two questions will be raised based on the dialogue or paragraph. For each item, 4 options are given on the test paper and test takers should select the right answer based on what he/she has heard.


2. Reading

Part I consist 10 questions. For each item, one or two sentences will be given with one blank, and test takers should select a choice from the options to make the sentence(s) complete.

Part II consist 10 questions. For each item, 3 sentences will be given and test takers should put them in the right order.

Part III consist 20 questions. In this part, each item is a short paragraph with one or two questions, and test takers should select the right answer from the 4 options.


3. Writing

Part I consist 10 questions. For each item, several Chinese words are given and test takers are required to write a sentence with these words.

Part II consist 5 questions. For each item, a picture and a Chinese word are given and test takers are required to use this word to write a sentence based on the picture.