The SAT Test Structure: Sections, Question Types & Timing


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Which of the following tests on the SAT is optional?

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1. Which of the following tests on the SAT includes questions where you have to generate your own answers?

2. Which SAT tests are included in your score for the Evidence-Based Reading and Writing section?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The SAT has unique sections with different time requirements and types of questions, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you understand what to expect of each of these portions of the test. The questions on the quiz will test you on the composition of the Math section of the test, and the timing and number of total sections as a whole.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on:

  • What to expect on the Math section
  • The first section of the SAT
  • Your understanding of the Experimental section
  • The timing and total number of sections on the SAT

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet will allow you to test your skills in the following areas:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information on the SAT's structure, questions, and timing from the related lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the Math section of the SAT
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the SAT's Experimental section

Additional Learning

To learn more about the SAT's structure, questions, and timing, review the accompanying lesson on this topic, The SAT Test Structure: Sections, Question Types & Timing. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Discuss the length of the SAT
  • Describe the Math, Critical Reading and Writing skills tested on the SAT
  • Discuss the order in which you will encounter SAT sections
  • Understand how the SAT is set up to be cheat-proof
  • Discuss the Experimental section