ACT

What is the ACT?

 

It is a college entrance exam created by ACT, Inc. accepted by every college and university. It is one that has been gaining more popularity than the SAT. 

 

The Content of the ACT

 

The ACT has four sections: English, Reading, Math and Science, as well as an optional writing portion.

 

English
  • 75 multiple–choice questions
  • 45 minutes
  • Tests grammar, punctuation, sentence structure and rhetorical skills
Math
  • 60 multiple–choice questions
  • 60 minutes
  • Algebra I and II, geometry, and some trigonometry
Reading
  • 40 multiple–choice questions
  • 35 minutes
  • Four passages (prose fiction, social studies, humanities, and natural sciences) with                             10 questions per passage
Science
  • 40 multiple–choice questions
  • 35 minutes
  • Questions on science-based passages presented with graphs, charts, tables and                                research summaries
Writing
  • Writing test is optional*
  • 1 essay
  • 40 minutes

Registration fee ranges from $34 - $49.50

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