Category: SAT & ACT Question Of The Day

Jan 16 ACT & SAT Question of the Day

http://sat.collegeboard.org/practice/sat-question-of-the-day?src=R&questionId=20130116 (This link takes you to today's question. If you use my archive, you will see the question related to my SAT explanation for that date. However in my first few blogs, I didn't use a date in my link and you won't get the proper question. Sorry.) The answer is A.  This is the best explanation I've ever seen for either an SAT or ACT question.  That's exactly what I would have told you to do and they saved me the trouble of drawing the extra lines that divided the... Read More »

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Jan 15 ACT & SAT Question of the Day

http://sat.collegeboard.org/practice/sat-question-of-the-day?src=R&questionId=20130115 (This link takes you to today's question. If you use my archive, you will see the question related to my SAT explanation for that date. However in my first few blogs, I didn't use a date in my link and you won't get the proper question. Sorry.) The answer is B.  This is an example of the first error I discuss in the grammar section of my SAT and ACT program: subject-predicate (or subject-verb) agreement.  Of course, their explanation is right on.  However, th... Read More »

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Jan 14 ACT & SAT Question of the Day

http://sat.collegeboard.org/practice/sat-question-of-the-day?src=R&questionId=20130114 (This link takes you to today's question. If you use my archive, you will see the question related to my SAT explanation for that date. However in my first few blogs, I didn't use a date in my link and you won't get the proper question. Sorry.) The answer is D.  As usual, let's focus on the topic and make a prediction based on key words and phrases.  Doing so leads us to realizing that the word "unfair" signals a change in the meanings of the words that fit in... Read More »

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Jan 13 ACT and SAT Question of the Day

http://sat.collegeboard.org/practice/sat-question-of-the-day?src=R&questionId=20130113 (This link takes you to today's question. If you use my archive, you will see the question related to my SAT explanation for that date. However in my first few blogs, I didn't use a date in my link and you won't get the proper question. Sorry.) The answer is B.  You could certainly do it the "math teacher" way and the SAT folks give you that explanation.  Let's use the question to practice another way--plugging in the answers. First, how do you recognize qu... Read More »

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Jan 12 SAT & ACT Question of the Day

http://sat.collegeboard.org/practice/sat-question-of-the-day?src=R&questionId=20130112 (This link takes you to today's question. If you use my archive, you will see the question related to my SAT explanation for that date. However in my first few blogs, I didn't use a date in my link and you won't get the proper question. Sorry.) The answer is E. You should always read the SAT test writer's explanation as well as mine. They usually do a good job of explaining the grammar mistakes. Their explanation today is good and right on target. In addition... Read More »

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