ACT Base of Operations
What is the ACT?
The ACT is a national college admissions examination that consists of subject area tests in:
The ACT Plus Writing includes the four subject area tests plus a 30-minute Writing Test.
The ACT includes 215 multiple-choice questions and takes approximately 3 hours and 30 minutes to complete, including a short break (or just over four hours if you are taking the ACT Plus Writing). Actual testing time is 2 hours and 55 minutes (plus 30 minutes if you are taking the ACT Plus Writing).
ACT results are accepted by all four-year colleges and universities in the US.
|Before you study for the ACT, you need to know your strengths and weaknesses, and these diagnostic tests can do that:
Princeton’s Diagnostic Test – free registration
Roman History Reading – Click Download Here to see the passage and then answer the ten questions.Domestic Violence Reading Passage – Follow the directions on this page.
The American Republic Reading – Follow the directions.
Banneker Passage – Arrangement and clarity
Punctuation Quiz – Semicolons, colons, etc.Clarity & Agreement
Kaplan – Scroll down to the bottom to find the link.
Grammar Rules – links found on this page address common grammar issues found on the ACT
ACT Tips, Strategies, etc.
|Writing the Essay:||Science Quizzes:
Reading Charts, Graphs, Maps – Answers are at the bottom.
|Math Quizzes:||SAT Vocab that can help with ACT|
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