# ACT Exam Syllabus Online 2022

## ACT Syllabus

ACT test consists of the following sections:

The total duration of the ACT test is 3 hours excluding the writing section. The writing section is of 40 minutes. ACT test consists of 215 multiple choice questions. The ACT is scored on a scale of 1�36.

## ACT English Syllabus

ACT English contains 5 passages. You have to read the comprehension passages and then answer the following questions accordingly. There are 75 multiple-choice questions in the ACT English section. The main purpose of this test is to test your following skills:

• Usage and Mechanics
• Vocabulary
• Grammar rules
• Punctuation
• Sentence structure
• Rhetorical Skills:
• comprehension of the passage.

## ACT Math Syllabus:

ACT Mathematics section contains questions from the following topics:

• Pre-Algebra
• Elementary Algebra
• Intermediate Algebra
• Coordinate Algebra
• Coordinate Geometry
• Plane Geometry
• Trigonometry

### Pre-Algebra

 Subject Pre-Algebra Total number of questions 20-25% Topics number problems multiples/factors/primes divisibility percentages fractions square roots ratios mean/median/mode probability place values absolute values exponents series simple descriptive statistics

### Elementary Algebra

 Subject Elementary Algebra Total number of questions 20-25% Topics substitution simplifying expressions solving linear equations inequalities multiplying binomials solving quadratic equations

### Intermediate Algebra

 Subject Intermediate Algebra Total number of questions 15-20% Topics systems of equations functions matrices logarithms inequalities sequences and patterns complex numbers

### Coordinate Geometry

 Subject Plane Geometry Total number of questions 15-20% Topics number lines graphing inequalities distance and mid-points slope calculation parallel/perpendicular lines line equation conic sections

### Plane Geometry

 Subject Plane Geometry Total number of questions 20-25% Topics lines and angles triangles polygons circles 3-D geometry volume properties of circles triangles parallelograms

### Trigonometry

 Subject Trigonometry Total number of questions 5-10% Topics solving triangles trigonometric identities graphs graphing trigonometric functions solving trigonometric equations

## ACT Reading Syllabus

 Type of questions Passage-based questions Total number of questions 4 passages 40 multiple-choice questions Topics Passages are mostly based on the following broad areas: social science humanities natural science literary fiction

## ACT Science Syllabus

 Type of questions Passage-based questions Total number of questions 7 passages 40 multiple-choice questions Topics Passages are frequently accompanied by diagrams such as: tables charts graphs Physics Chemistry Biology Earth Sciences

## ACT Writing (Optional) Syllabus

This section is optional. Essay writing skill is an important part of the ACT exam. Under a specific time limit, you have to write a compelling essay to score more marks.