ACT Structure
Time Alloted
Number & Type of Questions
ACT Scoring
ACT Registration
100

The first test of the ACT.

What is English?

100

Section 1: English

What is 45 minutes?

100

Section 1: English

What is 75 multiple choice?

100

The total of correct answers for each section.

What is the raw score?

100

What is the website for ACT information?

200

The second test of the ACT.

What is Math?

200

Section 2: Mathematics

What is 60 minutes?

200

Section 2: Mathematics

What is 60 multiple choice?

200

Ranges from 1 to 36 for each section.

What is the scaled score?

200

Online or a registration packet, sent in by mail. 

What are the two ways to register for the ACT’s?

300

The third section of the ACT.

What is Reading?

300

Section 3: Reading

What is 35 minutes?

300

Section 3: Reading

What is 40 multiple choice?

300

The scores for the first 3 tests that ranges from 1-12 or from 1-18. 

What is the sub-score?

300

Most likely to test at your preferred location and on your preferred day. 

What is registration as soon as possible?

400

What is the fourth section of the ACT.

What is Science?

400

Section 4: Science

What is also 35 minutes?

400

Section 4: Science

What is also 40 multiple choice?

400

A comparison between your performance and other recent ACT test takers. 

What is the percentile ranking?

400

Avoiding unnecessary distractions and tardiness. 

What is planning ahead for ACT registration?

500

The final and optional test, but required at Shadow.

What is Writing?

500

Section 5: Writing

What is 40 minutes?

500

Section 5: Writing

What is 1 essay prompt?

500

Between 1 and 36, the average of all four scaled scores. 

What is the composite score?

500

Reading all the information the test maker provides. 

What is good registration practices?

Click to zoom