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What is the best letter to guess on the ACT? Is it C?

orange41orange41 Posts: 199Registered User Junior Member
edited September 2008 in ACT Preparation
I heard it was C, but I can't remember.

Thanks everyone.
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Replies to: What is the best letter to guess on the ACT? Is it C?

  • RahoulVARahoulVA Posts: 1,364Registered User Senior Member
    It's totally random, what are you talking about? I have the answer sheet for June right in front of me, with C and G being the same I believe.

    CJBGAFCJAHCFDGCFDHAJBGAJDFAGDFBGCFDGCJDF

    That was fora reading section. Science:

    DFDJBGCFCGCJAJDGDHBHBGAFCGAHBJDGDFCFCHAJ

    You're better off picking one at random, or at least looking at choices and taking of a couple of extreme ones to give yourself a shot. Usually there's one where you have a gut feeling and one you REALLY REALLY want to choose so just choose the gut one if you really can't decide.
  • az1698az1698 Posts: 1,900Registered User Senior Member
    you really shouldn't guess...
  • RahoulVARahoulVA Posts: 1,364Registered User Senior Member
    Too bad not everyone has perfect logic under a time limit and can easily distinguish between an answer and a wrong choice, otherwise everyone would be getting 36. Guessing is part of the ACT, more than the SAT.
  • khoitrinhkhoitrinh Posts: 669Registered User Member
    No... Guessing is for people who suck at test taking. You should always make an educated choice. If it is between 2 or even 3 answers. You should never just randomly guess. There is plenty of time in all of the sections for you to have time to read the questions and eliminate unreasonable answers.
  • halo12003halo12003 Posts: 23Registered User New Member
    ^ ^ ^ not on the reading section for me, math and english i have time and science i barely have like 2 mins
  • khoitrinhkhoitrinh Posts: 669Registered User Member
    Read faster? Its not that hard. I usually have 5 mins left, but I did the real test slower and I had only 3 mins left. Still its not too hard. If you are pushed for time, then learn how to skim a passage instead of reading it word for word. Most questions can be answered by finding stuff in the passage. Only a few require you to understand the passage.
  • kMzkMz Posts: 565Registered User Member
    Random question: Are all official ACT exams, no matter when it is taken, in the same order/same questions/same format? I am taking the ACT tomorrow and have been prepping with a Princeton Review book, and I'm hoping that the practice tests I have been taking are a mirror image of the real thing. So, for example, is it always English, Math, Reading, then Science last?
  • MaTrishMaTrish Posts: 5Registered User New Member
    ^^^yes it is
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