ACT Vocabulary Test by Dynamic SheetsNew test sheet  
Before ACT test, students usually try to enhance vocabulary as strong as possible. Although ACT isn't a pure English test, three of them mainly rely on English skills. Like all English tests, you cannot expect to get a high score with poor vocabulary. Vocabulary is definitely the base to think, talk, read, and write, is the foundation of any language skills. To build ACT vocabulary, you need study firstly, and then review known words to keep them refreshed.

This app, ACT Vocabulary Test Online, is a tool to help you do build ACT words. Within modern education methodology, there are multiple ways to study vocabulary. The app is designed for random practice. It has a built-in set of ACT words list, more than 1000, which is matched with the middle level of 12th grade students and highly useful in ACT test papers. You may try individual quiz or challenge some test sheets. If you don't feel either too easy or too hard, it means the built-in ACT vocabulary is suitable for you.

This is a game style app. You don't need detail plan or schedule to use it. Anytime and anywhere you can access its web pages and practice or test as long as you have internet. Some people use it as tool to evaluate ACT vocabulary. Others use it to study new words or review known words. So called practice-oriented vocabulary building is to enrich word bank by repeated exercises. Based on lots of exercises, you may finally familiarize with the built-in vocabulary and keep them warm until the test day.

The primary functionality of the app is to make ACT word question sheets dynamically on demand, and then hosts the sheets as online practices. Showing quizzes and auto checking answers are core features of ACT vocabulary test online. In addition, students can store result of each test for further analyzing. For example the data is useful to compare with either early data or even others' data to improve performance.

The app has some extra features that similar tools hardly have. It includes sample sentence for each word, which helps very much to learn new word. It provides definitions of 20 languages for every word and let ESL students select mother language and integrate it with English explanation.

As we mentioned, the app needs store your test data because its core features are relied on previous practices' results. So you should sign on before any activities. ACT Vocabulary Test Online is totally free. You can use a generic examword.com account (email/access code) to sign on. If you don't have an account yet, create one is only to take a few minutes. Sign on and start to enjoy this great web app!
 Questions and Answers
How many quizzes and words are there in ACT vocabulary test?
ACT vocabulary test online has 1200+ basic ACT words. Each test sheet has 12 questions that are produced dynamically. So, every time you will see different test sheet.

What special features are in the web app?
As a free ACT online vocabulary tool, it is convenient and easy to use anytime and anywhere. Besides, it offers some features that ACT vocabulary builders are very interested. For example, you can get scores and speeds of other users to compare with own data, or view own previous test data and failed words.

Do I have to sign on before using the app?
This is a free web app. In general, you can use it without sign on. But if you want to save test results for future's view, you need sign on at first. If you don't have examword.com account yet, please register one by clicking Sign On. An examword.com account (English Test Vocabulary) is good for all web apps in this web site, and most of them are free.

I set my mother language, but I don't see it in test sheets sometimes, why?
In a few cases, like first landing test page, your settings possibly aren't loaded. So, you cannot see local explanation in test sheet. Please get new test sheet. Your local language would be added.

Why do I fail to submit or check my test sometimes?
To ensure your data is useful for future reference, submit will be accepted only when score is more than 30%. It means you need answer at least 4 questions right to get a score.

Do I have to Save my test result?
No. But if you want to view the result in future, you should save it. The saved result includes mark, duration, and failed word list. Note that you need sign on before testing if you want to save result.

I submit my test answers, but cannot see it in Statistics and Previous Test, why?
Submitting only finishes current test sheet, you can see the test result at current web page. However, the result hasn't been sent and saved to server yet. If you leave this page in any way, your result will lose. To view test result in future, like show in Statistics and Previous Test, you have to save it to server before leaving.

How do I use Statistics to evaluate my level and improve my pace?
The Statistics page shows data of 200 tests of ACT just before current day, which includes both mark and duration. It's hard to say what number is good or excellent because everyone has own scenario. However, you should at least be better than average level if you want to get a good mark since the built-in ACT words are in middle level. If you are trying to have a high score in ACT test, you would reach top 10% in both mark and test duration.

 Demo Test Sheet

acumen
 
 
(1)
n.  E.g. However, her team's political acumen is clearly beyond mine, an Ivy League Medical Science Professor and NOT a Political "Science" Professor.
Select answer:
feeling of great happiness and well-being, sometimes exaggerated
opinion contrary to popular belief; opinion contrary to accepted religion
mental keenness; quickness of perception
doubter; person who suspends judgment until evidence has been examined
small, showy ornament of little value; child's plaything or toy
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beset
 
 
(2)
v.  E.g. Many vexing problems beset the American public school system.
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attack from all sides; trouble persistently; hem in
avoid deliberately; keep away from
decrease in size or strength; draw gradually to an end
form, plan, or arrange in the mind; transmit or give by will
fill or make complete again; add a new stock or supply to
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chameleon
 
 
(3)
n.  E.g. Like the chameleon, he assumed the political thinking of every group he met.
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huge creature; something enormous in size or power
intensity of feeling; warmth of feeling; intense, heated emotion
calmness of temperament; steadiness of mind under stress.
battle, assault, or quarrel with violence; wear away by rubbing
lizard that changes color in different situations
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depravity
 
 
(4)
n.  E.g. The depravity of Caligula's behavior came to sicken even those who had willingly participated in his earlier, comparatively innocent orgies.
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person who adheres; one who follows or upholds a leader, party, cause
extreme corruption or degradation; wickedness
unfortunate occurrence; mishap; bad luck
dullness; insipidity of thought; commonplace statement; lack of originality
intruder; one that interferes with affairs of others, often for selfish reasons
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esoteric
 
 
(5)
a.  E.g. The New Yorker short stories often include esoteric allusions to obscure people and events: the implication is, if you are in the in-crowd, you'll get the reference; if you come from Cleveland, you won't.
Select answer:
indisputable; not open to question
exhibiting good judgment or sound thinking; prudent
hard to understand; known only in a particular group
done or achieved with little effort or difficulty; ready or fluent
marked by energy and vigor; manly; able to copulate, as for male
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impute
 
 
(6)
v.  E.g. It seemed unfair to impute the accident on me, especially since they were the ones who ran the red light.
Select answer:
submit to an overpowering force; yield to an overwhelming desire; give up or give in
lose animation; be or become weak or feeble; lose strength or vigor
beat or pound with fists; hit or strike heavily and repeatedly
lay responsibility or blame for, often unjustly
insult to one's character or reputation; slander
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intermittent
 
 
(7)
a.  E.g. The outdoor wedding reception had to be moved indoors to avoid the intermittent showers that fell on and off all afternoon.
Select answer:
stormy; showing no mercy; physically severe
feasible; capable of being effected, done, or put into practice
periodic; on and off; stopping and starting at intervals
tending to include all; taking a great deal or everything within its scope
related to spring; suggestive of youth; vigorous and fresh
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nomadic
 
 
(8)
a.  E.g. Several nomadic tribes of Indians would hunt in this area each year.
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requiring sitting; accustomed to sitting or to taking little exercise; living in one area, not migratory
in a position that is turned toward one side; away from correct course
gray or white with or as if with age; covered with grayish hair
leading a wandering life with no fixed abode; changeable; unsettled
calm; not easily disturbed; not easily excited to action or passion
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plaintive
 
 
(9)
a.  E.g. The dove has a plaintive and melancholy call.
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related to the topic being discussed or considered; appropriate or fitting; relevant
expressing sorrow ;mournful or melancholy; sad
cheating; deceitful; planning or using fraud; given to practice of fraud
speechless; without or deprived of the use of speech or words
giving pleasure or satisfaction of the senses; having strong sexual appeal
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quell
 
 
(10)
v.  E.g. Miss Minchin's demeanor was so stern and forbidding that she could quell any unrest among her students with one intimidating glance.
Select answer:
handle someone or something in a rough way; cause serious physical wounds
extinguish; put down forcibly; suppress; pacify or quiet
disguise or conceal behind a false appearance; make a false show of
open widely; yawn from sleepiness, weariness, or dullness
make young again; restore to youthful vigor or appearance
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succumb
 
 
(11)
v.  E.g. President Zardari told the two US officials that Pakistan was fighting for its survival but would not succumb to the militants.
Select answer:
be a match or counterpart for; eager to equal or excel
destroy completely; reduce to nonexistence
urge on or encourage, especially by shouts
submit to an overpowering force; yield to an overwhelming desire; give up or give in
disguise or conceal behind a false appearance; make a false show of
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vehement
 
 
(12)
a.  E.g. Alfred became so vehement in describing what was wrong with the Internal Revenue Service that he began jumping up and down and frothing at the mouth.
Select answer:
determined by chance or impulse or whim rather than by necessity or reason; capricious
wildly disordered; excessive enthusiasm or excitement; insane
weakened, worn out, or broken down by old age, illness, or hard use
forceful; intensely emotional; inclined to react violently
dark; dusky; naturally having skin of a dark color
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