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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.


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