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ACT Reading Detailed Strategy Guide

ACT Format:

The ACT Reading Test consists of 40 questions to be answered in 35 minutes, divided into 4 passages of 10 questions each. Passage I is always Prose Fiction, Passage II is always Social Science, Passage III is always Humanities, and Passage IV is always Natural Science.

ACT Timing:

Technically, you have 8 minutes and 45 seconds per passage. However, 8:45 is too impractical a number to use for your timing purposes. Instead, use the approximation of 9 minutes. Continue reading

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