Conflicting Viewpoints Passages on ACT Science Reasoning


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How many different views will you see expressed in a Conflicting Viewpoints question?

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1. The questions on a Conflicting Viewpoints passage might ask you to…

2. Which of the following will you NOT see much on Conflicting Viewpoints passages?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will ask you questions on how best to approach the Conflicting Viewpoints sections on the ACT test for Science Reasoning. You'll need to understand the anatomy of these questions as well as strategies for answering them.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Prepare to answer questions on the topics listed below:

  • Number of views expressed in a Conflicting Viewpoints question
  • What these questions might ask you to do
  • What Conflicting Viewpoints passages do not contain
  • Distinguishing between the views
  • The order of the questions for Conflicting Viewpoints passages

Skills Practiced

Work on the following skills using this worksheet and quiz:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on dealing with Conflicting Viewpoints questions
  • Distinguishing differences - recognize what type of content you will and won't find in the Conflicting Viewpoints passages
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the format of this section of the ACT

Additional Learning

Want to further prepare for the Science Reasoning ACT? The corresponding lesson titled Conflicting Viewpoints Passages on ACT Science Reasoning will give you more information, including the following objectives:

  • Develop strategies for succeeding when reading different views
  • Know how to compare and contrast the opinions of two or more scientists
  • Get tips on the approach to take when answering these questions