About the ACT's Science Section
The ACT Science section has 40 questions. You have 35 minutes to answer them.
The test-taker is given 7 reading passages with between 5 to 7 questions following each reading passage. The chart below shows the breakdown of the types of passages…
|Type of reading passage||Number of passages||Description||Number of questions||Time allotted|
|Data representation||3||A chart, table of statistics, or a graph||5|
|Research summary||3||An analysis of an experiment or study||6|
|Conflicting viewpoints||1||Two scientists offer different opinions on a topic||7|
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