HSK 3 Practice Test

This is a HSK 3 practice test derived from the official mock tests provided by Hanban. I’ve taken seven questions from the Listening section, seven from the Reading section, and two from the Writing section. The full practice tests, at 80 questions each, are available down at the bottom as a pdf and a separate audio file for the Listening section.

Listening Section

For each question, listen to the audio clips, then choose the best answer. The answer key is provided at the end of the section.

Question 1:

Question 2:

Question 3:



Question 4:


Question 5:

A: 公园

B: 饭店

C: 火车站

Question 6:

A: 教室

B: 书店

C: 图书馆

Question 7:

A: 爸爸和女儿

B: 丈夫和妻子

C: 妈妈和儿子

Listening Answers

Congratulations! Here’s the answers:

Question 1: C

Question 2:B

Question 3: B

Question 4: B

Question 5: B

Question 6: C

Question 7: B

Reading Section

For each question, read the sentence then choose the best answer. For those question where you see a (), this indicates a missing character. For these characters

Question 1:


A: 爷爷教了我很多次

B: 做作业遇到不会的词语时,你用铅笔在旁边记一下

C: 我还以为你忘了呢,你真好

D: 决定了没?去还是不

E: 当然。我们先坐公共汽车,然后换地铁

F: 你先吃个苹果吧,我去给你做面条儿

Question 2:


A: 吃完饭以后,你来洗碗

B: 他在黑板上写的字太小!我们都看不清楚

C: 她已经结婚了,孩子都两岁了

D: 他们很认真、很努力地练习了一个夏天

E: 他对自己画的画儿总是不满意

Question 3:

除了数学,弟弟的( )成绩都不错

A: 刻

B: 双

C: 音乐

D: 其他

E: 声音

F: 干净

Question 4:

菜有点儿( ),但很好吃

A: 明白

B: 角

C: 被

D: 爱好

E: 办法

F: 甜

Question 5:


A: 早饭要少吃

B: 午饭要多吃

C: 不要吃晚饭

Question 6:


A: 是我哥

B: 长得像我


Question 7:

自行车?没问题,你别客气。就在楼下,就是那辆蓝色的。我这几天不骑, 你不用急着还

A: 坏了

B: 是蓝色的

C: 是别人的

Reading Answers

Congratulations! Here’s the answers:

Question 1: D

Question 2: E

Question 3: D

Question 4: F

Question 5: B

Question 6: B

Question 7: B

Writing Section

For this section, you’ll be given a set of characters a told to write a proper sentence using all the characters. If you don’t have a program that lets you type Chinese characters, I suggest using PinyinInput.

Question 1:

“最”. “吃”, “我”, “西瓜”. “爱”

Question 2:

“哪”, “复习”. “一”, “课”, “在”. “他们”

Writing Answers

Congratulations! Here’s the answers:

Question 1: 我最爱吃西瓜

Question 2: 他们在复习哪一课

Passing Score

The HSK requires you to get 60% of the questions right, so if you got 10 or more questions right then you passed.

More Mock Tests

You’ll need to download the pdf test and the audio files separately. The audio file is just one long record, so you’ll need to start and stop it after each question.

HSK 3 Mock Test 1 PDF

HSK 3 Mock Test 1 Audio

HSK 3 Mock Test 2 PDF

HSK 3 Mock Test 2 Audio

More Info

If you’re looking for some help with learning Chinese, I know a few tutors in Xi’an. Send me an email at Will@rulinmandarin.com and I’ll connect you.

Or you can read more about the HSK 3, including how to sign up for it, the vocabulary, and the best learning tools. Alternatively, learn when and where to take the HSK. Or you can learn more about us.

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