Thinking Skills Assessment (TSA) Cambridge
TSA is a pen-and-paper test in two sections:
Section 1: Problem solving and critical thinking Section
A 90-minute component, with multiple-choice questions testing skills in problem solving and critical thinking.
Example Question Section-1:
A secretary is in a bad mood with her boss and has to write three letters intended for three different people. She makes sure that each of the recipients of the letters will receive one written to someone else. In how many different ways can she send three different letters to achieve this?
Section 2: Writing task Section
A 30-minute section that requires students to demonstrate their ability to develop ideas and to communicate effectively in writing.
Example Question Section-2:
‘The internet is more of a curse than a blessing.’
Explain what is meant by this statement. Argue to the contrary. To what extent do you agree that
the internet is a curse for some groups in society?