Tag Archive: ACT English Test

Check Your Colons

Every ACT test will likely have a couple of problems that test you on your knowledge of the proper use of colons.  Let’s review the tips for using colons properly. A colon is used after a complete sentence to add additional information.  The information is usually a list, an explanation, or a quotation.  When you …

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Format of the ACT English Test

The ACT English test consists of five passages with 15 questions for each passage, for a total of 75 questions. There are 40 questions based on usage and mechanics, and 35 questions based on rhetorical skills. There aren’t any questions on spelling or vocabulary, although having a good vocabulary will help you be able to …

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