The five sections of the ACT are administered when you look at the order that is following English, math, reading, science, and writing. All these sections is timed separately, therefore the exam that is entire 3 hours and 35 minutes to finish. Students are given two breaks that are short the testing period (one between the math and reading tests and one ahead of the writing assessment).
In the ACT English section, test-takers answer an overall total of 75 multiple-choice questions, for which they are given 45 minutes. The section is structured around five reading passages of varying types, and each passage is connected with 15 questions. The ACT English test is intended to guage students’ knowledge of written English and conventions of the English language. Besides the total section score of 1-36, test-takers receive what ACT refers to as “reporting category” scores in three assessment areas: creation of Writing, Knowledge of Language, and Conventions of Standard English Grammar, Usage, and Punctuation. These three English section categories that are reporting the subject of 23, 12, and 40 questions respectively. Reporting category scores for all ACT multiple-choice sections are given in raw format and also as percentages (the number of correct answers divided by the final number of questions in each area). Read more