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Chemistry/CCDT Placement Exam Information

The California Chemistry Diagnostic Test (CCDT) is designed for student placement into Chemistry 1A. The exam is paper/pencil, multiple-choice and is timed: 45 minutes to complete 44 questions. Scratch paper, a periodic table and a basic calculator will be provided. 

  • The exam consists of questions relating to compounds/elements, states of matter, reactions of matter, structure of matter, periodic properties, solutions, chemical dynamics, laboratory skills, and mathematics.












































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