Structure of the ACT Science Reasoning Section


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Which of the following is NOT a type of passage on the ACT Science Reasoning section?

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1. How long is the ACT Science Reasoning section?

2. The ACT Science Reasoning test primarily evaluates your ability to…

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Prepare for the Science Reasoning section of the ACT with this quiz/worksheet combo. For this quiz, you'll need to be familiar with the formatting of the test, as well as what kinds of passages you'll come across and what the test is meant to evaluate.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to assess your knowledge of:

  • Questions you'll find on the ACT Science Reasoning test
  • Types of passages included in the test
  • The length of the ACT Science Reasoning test
  • What abilities this test evaluates

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the ACT
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the question format of the science reasoning section
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about a type of passage that isn't found on the ACT Science Reasoning test

Additional Learning

To learn additional details about this test, check out the accompanying lesson entitled Structure of the ACT Science Reasoning Section. This lesson answers the following questions:

  • How is the Science Reasoning test scored?
  • Do I need to know a lot of hard science to do well?
  • How many questions are on this section of the test and what kind of questions are they?
  • Is the test organized in order of difficulty?
  • How long is the ACT Science Reasoning test?
  • How are the passages in data representation, research summaries and conflicting viewpoints different?
  • What skills should I practice to prepare?