The ACT (American College Testing) is a standard test used for college admission in the united state. The ACT originally consist of four tests – English, Mathematics, Social Studies and Natural science however the social studies test was changed into reading section and the Natural Science test was renamed into Science Reasoning test.

ACT has four mandatory multiple-choice sections – English, Math, Reading and Science with an options writing section. The total time without writing section is 2.55 hours and with the writing section is 3.35 hours.

ACT Format:

Measures

Number of Question

Time

Question type

English

75

45

Multiple choice question with four answers

Math

60

60

Multiple choice with five answer choice

Reading

40

35

Multiple choice with five answer choice

Science

40

35

Multiple choice with five answer choice

Writing (optional)

1

40

Essay prompt