How Much Do You Know About the SAT Exam?

May 15, 2013 by Yolanda Fontanez-Coleman | ACT, SAT Prep, Test Prep

Here is some SAT Trivia. How much do you know about the SAT exam? They have changed since we have taken them. See how many questions you can answer.

1. How many sections are on the SAT?

10 short sections:  Mathematics: 3 sections, 70 minutes 10 Grid ins, 44 multiple choice.  Writing: 3 sections, 60 minutes, 1 essay, 25 Sentence improvements, 18 error recognitions, 6 paragraph improvements. Critical Reading: 3 sections, 70 minutes, 19 sentence completions, 48 reading comprehension. Experimental: 1 section, 25 minutes.

2. What is the total testing time?

The SAT total testing time is  3 hours and 45 minutes

3. Answer True or False. The SAT places more emphasis on reading comprehension than on vocabulary.

The answer is TRUE. The SAT places more emphasis on reading comprehension. An extensive vocabulary is certainly helpful, but memorizing word lists is usually not the most productive use of a student’s time. Therefore practicing reading comprehension strategies is an important piece in your test prep program.

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