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Entry-level Knowledge Match Game

Test your speed and recall ability with the NBCOT Entry-level Knowledge Match Game. This tool has a fun and interactive game environment where you can test your OT knowledge.

Features include:
  • Ability to select from a list of topics to challenge your OT knowledge
  • Match the knowledge statement to the correct category while being timed
  • Receive immediate feedback throughout game play with progress readily visible
  • Easily move to the next topic or choose to challenge your score by replaying
Want to see how the game works? Watch here.

The Knowledge Match Game is available for purchase on MyNBCOT, from the Study Tools section.

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