PSAT Reading Practice Test

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The Reading section of PSAT/NMSQT requires you to use data analysis and interpretation skills, evidence-based understanding, and context clues.

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What skills will I be tested on during the Reading test?


The Reading test measures your ability to comprehend, analyze, and draw conclusions based on texts. You will mostly be asked to demonstrate these skills on a single text but you will have a few questions that ask you to synthesize information and ideas from two different texts.


What is a good score on the PSAT Reading test?


The Reading test is scored with the writing section on a scale of 160 to 760. A good score on this test would be at least 535.


How many questions are on the PSAT Reading test?


There are 47 questions on this test.


How long is the PSAT Reading test?


The time limit for this test is 1 hour.


by Mometrix Test Preparation | This Page Last Updated: March 22, 2024