ACT Reading Practice

The ACT Reading Test is a challenging exam that evaluates your reading comprehension skills. The first step to getting a good score is getting lots of practice. Work through our free ACT Reading practice questions to get started with your test prep.

ACT Reading Practice Tests

ACT Reading Test

The ACT Reading test is 35 minutes long and consists of 40 multiple choice questions. The test is designed to evaluate your ability to read closely, reason logically, and synthesize information from multiple sources.

You will be asked to read several passages and demonstrate your understanding of both direct statements in the passages as well as statements with implied meanings. There are four sections to the test and each section has either one long passage or two shorter ones. Topics will included social studies, natural sciences, prose fiction, and the humanities.