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PSAT Writing & Language Test: Question Types Overview

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How many questions are on the PSAT Writing and Language test?

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1. What type of question tests your understanding of the English language in terms of punctuation, grammar, usage, and parallelism?

2. What subject might a subject area analysis question test you on?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Review what you know about the questions in the PSAT Writing and Language test with a quiz and worksheet combo. This resource offers the chance to check what you know about the types of questions asked.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this quiz and worksheet to check your understanding of:

  • The number of questions in the PSAT Writing and Language test
  • The type of question that tests your understanding of the English written language
  • What subject you might be tested on in a subject area analysis question
  • The type of question that asks you to evaluate evidence that increases a passage's effectiveness

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - review what you know about the number of questions on the Writing and Language test of the PSAT
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast the different types of questions offered on this section of the PSAT
  • Information recall - see if you remember what an expression of ideas question asks you to do

Additional Learning

If you are looking for more information on this topic, you can find it in the lesson, PSAT Writing & Language Test: Question Types Overview. This lesson offers a more detailed account of:

  • The five types of questions
  • A sample command of evidence question
  • What a words in context question relates to
  • What subject area analysis questions ask about
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