What is the ACT Writing Test?


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On the ACT essay, how good is a score of 4?

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1. Which of the following might be a prompt on the ACT?

2. On the ACT essay, you get a prompt and three perspectives. You also have to give your own opinion. How should you decide what opinion to argue?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The ACT writing test is required by most colleges, and this quiz/worksheet will help you test your comprehension of it. You will be assessed on scoring and writing prompts.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet will test you on the following:

  • Which viewpoint to argue on the ACT essay
  • A true statement about ACT scoring
  • A score of 4

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the ACT writing test
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the time limit for writing the ACT essay and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the types of prompts that can be found on the ACT

Additional Learning

To learn more about the format of the ACT writing test, view the accompanying lesson called What is the ACT Writing Test? The objectives for this lesson include:

  • Giving details on what the ACT writing test is
  • Understanding how the test is structured
  • Knowing how the test is scored
Final Exam
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ACT Writing: Overview
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