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40 multiple-choice questions, 1 hour 5 minutes The Language Arts, Reading Test contains 40 multiple-choice questions that measure your ability to comprehend and interpret workplace and academic reading selections and to apply those interpretations to new contexts.
Also, you must write only on the assigned topic; if you don't, your essay will not receive a score, and you will have to retake both parts of the test. Good writers take the time to go over what is written and correct mistakes.
Your writing will show your best skills if you take the time to plan what you want to say and review it to make any needed corrections.
They are divided among the following three question types: correction, revision, and construction shift.
30% Sentence structure Correct sentence fragments, run-on sentences, comma splices, improper coordination and subordination, misplaced modifiers, and lack of parallel structure.
The first section of the test includes reading and language questions and concludes with about 45 minutes for the Extended Response.
You will have a 10-minute break before the second section, which includes reading and language questions only.informational texts, which include workplace- and community-based documents, general nonfiction, and nonfiction related to general interest social studies and science topics.
You will be given scratch paper on which you may jot your notes, outline, and first draft.
The answer booklet has two pages of lined paper, on which you will write your final essay.