ACCUPLACER Reading Practice Test

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The ACCUPLACER Reading test is a computer-adaptive test comprised of 20 questions that assess your reading skills. To help you prepare for this section of the ACCUPLACER, this page contains everything you need to know, including what topics are covered, how many questions there are, and how you can study effectively.

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What’s on the Test?

exam outline for the ACCUPLACER Reading subtest, which contains 20 questions

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How many questions are on the test?


There are 20 questions in total on the ACCUPLACER Reading subtest.


How do you pass the ACCUPLACER Reading test?


There is no “pass/fail” scoring system for this subtest. Your score will be placed on a score range of 200-300. Your placement on that range will indicate your reading abilities.

To achieve a high score, you will need to spend an adequate amount of time studying for the test.


What is a good score on the ACCUPLACER Reading test?


Your test score will be placed on a score range of 200-300. Within that range are five score bands:

  • 200-236
  • 237-249
  • 250-262
  • 263-275
  • 276-300

A good score to aim for is the 263-275 score band.

By Peter Rench

Peter Rench joined Mometrix in 2009 and serves as Vice President of Product Development, responsible for overseeing all new product development and quality improvements. Mr. Rench, a National Merit Scholar, graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering and a minor in mathematics from Texas A&M University.


by Mometrix Test Preparation | This Page Last Updated: February 29, 2024