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100

The letters ACT stand for

What is American College Testing


100

There are 3 content areas are on the SAT.  Name them.

What are Reading, Math, and Writing/Language. The essay is optional

100

Do universities use test scores for awarding scholarships?


What is YES!

Many merit scholarships use applicants’ SAT/ACT scores as a way to determine whom to award money. Also, the college you attend may offer guaranteed scholarships for students with high SAT/ACT scores.


100

The _____ is the shorter of the two tests.

ACT or SAT

What is the ACT

100

What is one thing Ms. Bayha continually mentioned about the SAT Grammar section?

What is...always go for the shortest answer 


200

You can take the ACT this many times a year

What is 6 times per year

200

Name two things you should bring with you on test day.

  • Your admission ticket 
  • Pencils
  • An approved calculator
  • A government-issued photo I.D.

Leave everything else, including your cell phone, in your car or at home. A ringing cell phone will automatically disqualify you from the test, wasting your time and money.

200

Students should take the SAT/ACT at this time

What is 11th grade or fall of Senior year

200

This test limits your calculator usage

ACT or SAT

What is the SAT

200

Who are the students Ms. Bayha tends to call on?

What is... those without their cameras on 


300

Can I take the ACT early before I am a junior or senior in high school to practice?

What is yes

300

Points are deducted from your score for each wrong answer.  

TRUE or FALSE

What is FALSE

Only your Right answers are scored.  There is no penalty for guessing.

300

Rural Talent Search members are given __________ to take the SAT and ACT for free!

What is a waiver.

300

Universities prefer the SAT over the ACT.  True or False



What is False. 

The SAT and ACT generally cover the same topics. Most colleges do not prefer one test over the other.

300

What is one major thing Ms. Bayha emphasized about the ACT science section?

What is using graphs

400

A perfect score on the ACT?

What is 36


400

This is a perfect score on the SAT

What is 1600

400

Name two other parts of your application besides test scores that a college will look at when considering you for admission.

What is letters of recommendation, extracurricular activities, resume, interview, GPA, etc.

400

Which test has a science portion?

What is the ACT

400

Put Unit 2 to 6 in order as to what we learned: 

Grammar 

Reading 

Elimination 

Science 

Math 


What is...

Elimination - Unit 2

Math - Unit 3 

Reading - Unit 4

Grammar - Unit 5 

Science - Unit 6 

500

The ACT test is this long without the essay

A) 4 Hours

B) 2 Hours and 55 Minutes

C) 30 minutes

What is B

500

The average SAT score for students admitted to UT Austin is _______

What is 1275

500

Colleges take the highest score from each subject out of all the SATs you have taken and make it into one score.  This is called __________.

What is your Superscore

500

Name two resources you can use to prepare for the SAT/ACT

What is test prep books, test prep courses, practice tests, Khan Academy

500

What's the largest unit we studied this year?

What is reading/writing

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