ACT

The ACT® test contains four multiple-choice tests: English, mathematics, reading, and science. The ACT with essay includes the four multiple-choice tests and the essay.

Test                                      Questions                    Time                     Time Per Question

English                                 75                                 40 min                  36 seconds

Math                                    60                                  60 min                   1 minute

Reading                               40                                  35 min                   52 seconds

Science                                40                                   35  min                 52 seconds

Essay                                    1 prompt                      40 min (optional)

 

SAT

The SAT test contains four multiple-choice tests: Reading, Mathematics (2 tests), Writing/Language.   SAT with essay includes the four multiple-choice tests and the essay.

Test                                      Questions                     Time                      Time Per Question

Reading                                52                                   65 min                   1 minute 15 seconds

Writing/Language              44                                   35 min                   47 seconds

Math (no calculator)          20                                    25 min                   1 minute 15 seconds

Math (calculator)                38                                    55 min                   1 minute 26 seconds

Essay                                    1 prompt                        50 min (optional)