HSK TEST – HSK Levels

—— HSK (Level V)


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

Section

Number of Questions

Duration (Min)

I. Listening

Part I

10

45

About 30

Part II

10

 

 

 

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

5

 

 

II. Reading

Part I

15

45

45

Part II

10

        Part III

20

III. Writing

Part I

8

10

40

Part II

2

Total

/

100

About 120

The test will last for 125 minutes in total (including 5 minutes in which test takers fill in personal information).

Test Structure for HSK (Level V)

1. Listening

Part I consist 20 questions. Test takers will listen to each question only once. Each question is a dialogue of two sentences between two persons, 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 II consist 25 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 paragraph, and one or several questions will be raised based on the dialogue or paragraph. For each question, 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 15 questions. Several passages are given, each with several blanks. For each blank, a Chinese word or a sentence is missing and 4 options are given. Test takers should select the right answer.

Part II consist 10 questions. For each question, a passage and 4 options are given, and test takers should select the option corresponding with the content of the passage.

Part III consist 20 questions. Several passages are given, each with several questions. Test takers should select the right answer to each question from 4 options.


3. Writing

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

Part II consist 2 questions. For the first question, several Chinese words are given and test takers is required to use these words to write a short passage of about 80 words; for the second question, a picture is given and test takers is required to write a short passage of about 80 words based on the picture.