ACT Final Exam
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How many questions are on the English section of the ACT?
How many questions are on the math section of the ACT?
How many questions are on the reading section of the ACT?
How many questions are on the science reasoning section of the ACT?
What is the time limit for the English test?
What is the time limit for the math test?
What is the time limit for the reading test?
what is the time limit for the science reasoning test?
Is the writing test mandatory?
no it is optional
what is the time limit for the writing test?
How many choices do the multiple choice questions on the English, reading, and science portions have?
How many choices do the multiple choice questions on the math portion have?
How many times does the OTC program recommend that you take the ACT?
4 times(2 junior year, 2 senior year)
How many OTC grammar rules are there?
What fraction of the ACT English test is grammar?
What are the 2 bonus English tips given by the OTC?
1. Read every word, don't skip ahead
2. Teach a parent or guardian the grammar rules
How do you do a Quick Check?
reread the question and plug in your choice
What fraction of the English section is content?
What part of the ACT encourages you to push the eyes?
On the OTC Reading Strategy #1, what do they suggest you read first?
This strategy suggests reading the intro paragraph above the passage first
According to the OTC reading strategies, what does UPS stand for?
UPS stands for Underline, Push the Eyes, Summarize after first paragraph
How long do they suggest that you take to finish the essay?
Finish reading the essay within 4-5 minutes
What do they suggest you do if you are torn between 2 answers?
If you are torn between two answers, slash the answer that is slightly too extreme: too much or too narrow
What is the science section primarily test?
tests you ability to assess and read charts, tables, an graphs
How many passages are on the science test?
6 or 7 passages on the science section
On the OTC Science strategy, what is the first thing that they suggest you do?
The first thing you do in the science section is go straight to the question
What should you do on the appropriate picture (Chart, table, or graph)?
Slam your finger down on the appropriate picture
When is the only time that you should read text on the science section?
Only read the text when you need the text
On the ACT math what does PUDWYK stand for?
PUDWYK = Put Down What You Know
What part of the math section do they suggest that you do first?
They recommend you focus on the first twenty questions.
What is a powerful form of PUDWYK?
A powerful form of PUDWYK is GOOVGIN
What does the answer to 31 stand for?
GOOVGIN stands for get out of variables, get into numbers
When you have a picture, what are you often able to do?
If you have a picture, you can eyeball your way down to 2 answers
If you applying to selective colleges, how many times do they suggest that you take the ACT writing section?
According to the OTC program, how should you spend the first 4 minutes?
reading the prompt
How should you spend the next 7 minutes?
planning your essay and outlining your paragraph on the scratch paper
How should you spend the next 25 minutes?
writing your essay.
How should you spend the next 4 minutes?
reviewing and editing your essay.
How many paragraphs does the OTC program suggest that you write?
According to the OTC curriculum, should the essay be shorter or longer?
They recommend a longer essay as those usually score higher.