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This is what kicking down that door to your success and chopping it into tiny pieces feels like. At Pocket Prep, we’ve got your back because all of our practice questions are written by industry pros, and based on the latest exam blueprints available and each question comes with detailed explanation.
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Missed Questions Quiz
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Weakest Subject Quiz
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See Your Progress
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Gauge Where You Are
Your overall study score and how you compare to others.
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Keep Up the Streak
A little each day helps you stay on track for your exam.
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The ACT exam is a standardized test used for college admissions in the United States. It assesses a student's readiness for college and provides colleges with a common data point that can help compare all applicants. The ACT covers four main subject areas, with an optional writing section.

English: This section consists of 75 questions to be completed in 45 minutes. It tests standard written English and rhetorical skills, focusing on grammar, punctuation, sentence structure, and rhetorical strategies. The questions are based on several passages, with the test taker being asked to identify errors and the best ways to correct them or improve the passage.

Mathematics: The math section has 60 questions and a 60-minute time limit. It covers mathematical skills that students have typically acquired in courses taken up to the beginning of grade 12. The content includes algebra, geometry, trigonometry, and some elementary statistics, reflecting a broad range of mathematical concepts.

Reading: This section includes 40 questions to be answered in 35 minutes. It tests reading comprehension skills, with questions based on passages from social studies, natural sciences, literary narrative, and humanities. Test takers need to understand and analyze texts of varying complexities.

Science: Comprising 40 questions to be completed in 35 minutes, this section assesses interpretation, analysis, evaluation, reasoning, and problem-solving skills in the natural sciences. The content includes biology, chemistry, physics, and earth/space sciences (e.g., meteorology, geology, astronomy). It requires no specific knowledge of these sciences but focuses on skills and understanding that can be applied to the data and information presented in the test.

Writing (Optional): The writing section is a 40-minute essay task that measures writing skills emphasized in high school English classes and in entry-level college composition courses. Test takers are asked to provide a written analysis of a provided perspective on an issue, integrating their own ideas and arguments with those presented in the prompt.

Colleges use the ACT score to evaluate an applicant's academic capabilities and readiness for college-level work. The composite score is an average of the four main subject area scores, while the writing section is scored separately.
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Unlike the SAT, which was initially designed to measure aptitude and reasoning skills, the ACT was created to assess students' knowledge of subjects taught in high school and their ability to complete college-level work. This focus on curriculum-based testing reflects the ACT's origin as an exam that aims to evaluate what students have learned in their high school courses.
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