This is our second PSAT Writing practice test. The passage below is followed by 10 questions that are similar to those that you will encounter on the PSAT. Continue preparing for your test with these additional practice questions.
Directions: Each PSAT Writing & Language passage is followed by 10 questions. Read the passage and select the answer to each question that is most effective in improving the quality of the writing or in making the passage conform to the standard conventions of English.
Congratulations - you have completed .
You scored %%SCORE%% out of %%TOTAL%%.
Your performance has been rated as %%RATING%%
will boast popularity
has boasted popularity
6 Which choice gives an example that most clearly supports the statement made earlier in the sentence?
even despite the high ticket prices,
like “Hamilton” and “Book of Mormon,”
and producers are funding predominately original shows,
7 Which choice best introduces the paragraph?
Broadway producers have been adapting movies for the stage for years, but the practice has really ramped up recently.
In order to be successful, original Broadway shows must rely on more than just name recognition.
The average Broadway show ticket price has increased by 30% over the last 15 years.
With attendance numbers at Broadway shows dropping, producers are investing money in a lot of riskier stories.
8 Which choice most effectively combines the underlined sentences?
People are more likely to like a show based on a movie, so they’re becoming a lot more popular.
There’s less risk in buying a ticket to show about a movie you know you like, so theater-lovers who are wary of wasting money on a show they don’t like will gravitate to a recognizable title.
People who love theater, but are wary about paying high ticket prices to an original show that they might not like now have a more conservative option, because there’s less risk in buying a ticket to a show that adapts a movie you like
People are more comfortable buying a ticket to a show they recognize because they want to have a good time.
money or capital
incredibly well-done; industry
incredibly well-done, industry
incredibly well-done. industry
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