Structure of the ACT English Section


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What are the features of a typical Usage and Mechanics question?

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1. What is the format of a typical Rhetorical Skills question?

2. Usage and mechanics questions test you on

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

English is the first section of the ACT, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help prepare you to take the test.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on your understanding of:

  • Features and focus of Usage and Mechanics questions
  • Format of Rhetorical Skills questions
  • Key facts regarding the ACT English section

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related ACT lesson
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can review information regarding the ACT English section and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify areas tested in the ACT English section

Additional Learning

To learn more, review the accompanying lesson titled Structure of the ACT English Section. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Understand the format of the ACT English section
  • Differentiate types of questions
  • Learn how to find the right answer
  • Answer sample questions