ACT English Prep

ACT English Prep

The ACT exam is a standardized entrance test that measures high-school aged students for their readiness for college. The ACT gives your potential college an idea as to what classes you are prepared to take in college.

The ACT exam consists of four sections:

  1. English
  2. Math
  3. Reading
  4. Science

What to Expect on the ACT

There is also a Writing Section on the ACT exam that is optional.

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ACT Secrets

The best way to prepare for the ACT exam is with Mometrix’s FREE ACT exam practice questions. Our ACT practice test questions are a great way to get a head start on learning what to expect on the ACT exam. Our ACT exam practice questions are similar in concept and difficulty to the actual ACT exam, so be sure to take advantage of our free ACT practice questions.

What’s on the ACT


The English portion of the ACT exam tests your knowledge of Usage and Mechanics that include punctuation, grammar, usage, and sentence structure. The English section also tests your knowledge of Rhetorical Skills that include organization, strategy, and style. This ACT English Prep Question will help you to better understand the English section of the ACT exam.

For the English section of the ACT, you will be given an essay or passage which is followed by multiple-choice questions. These questions will be about specific phrases or sentences that are within the passage. Some questions may even ask about a paragraph or the entire passage.

It was originally created to protect the U.S. from smugglers, and to enforce tariff and trade laws.


B. It was originally established

C. The branch was originally created

D. Originally, it was created

ACT Flashcards
ACT Flashcards


C: This is the best answer choice because the vague pronoun It has been replaced with a specific noun.

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