Types of Usage/Mechanics Questions on the ACT English


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1. The three girls in the front row has a lot of questions.

2. Last weekend, I went running, _____, and _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Usage and mechanics questions make up 40% of the ACT, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help prepare you to answer them. You will be assessed on your ability to read and correct sample passages.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on your understanding of:

  • Writing
  • Grammar
  • Types of questions
  • Methods for answering questions
  • ACT English

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related English lesson
  • Making connections - use understanding of usage and mechanics
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve usage and mechanics practice problems
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding usage and mechanics and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding usage and mechanics
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about usage and mechanics

Additional Learning

To learn more about English, review the accompanying lesson Types of Usage/Mechanics Questions on the ACT English. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Understand the format of the ACT English
  • Differentiate types of questions
  • Learn how to find the right answer
  • Answer sample questions