About the PSAT Writing & Language Test


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The PSAT Writing and Language Test gives you 44 questions in 35 minutes. Roughly how many minutes per question do you get?

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1. Which of the following describes the Writing & Language questions on the PSAT?

2. Should you guess on a PSAT Writing & Language question if you're not sure of the answer?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The PSAT Writing exam tests your knowledge of formal English language rules. This quiz and worksheet combo will help you fully understand what kind of information you'll be tested on and what strategies you can use to successfully pass the PSAT Writing exam.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on:

  • How many questions are in a given section of the PSAT Writing exam
  • How many sections make up the PSAT Writing exam
  • What different types of questions you'll be asked to solve
  • When you should guess on the PSAT Writing exam

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet will help you with the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - make sure that you know the most important information from the related PSAT Writing Exam lesson
  • Interpreting information- understand what will be on the PSAT Writing test so you can prepare accordingly
  • Knowledge application - apply what you know about the PSAT Writing exam strategies to successfully pass the test

Additional Learning

To learn more about the content of the PSAT Writing exam and strategies for passing it, watch the accompanying lesson on the PSAT Writing Exam. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Understand how many questions are on the test
  • Know how long the test will take
  • Understand the sections of the PSAT Writing exam
  • Learn how to identify sentence errors, improve sentences and improve paragraphs