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

amenable
 
 
(1)
a.  E.g. He was amenable to any suggestions that came from those he looked up to.
Select answer:
talkative; given to continual talking; chattering
responsive to advice or suggestion; responsible to higher authority; willing to comply with; agreeable
not essential; coming from outside
firm, unyielding, or determined; having decided purpose
tough; strong and firm; possessing physical strength and weight
Don't select.
canter
 
 
(2)
n.  E.g. Because the racehorse had outdistanced its competition so easily, the reporter wrote that the race was won in a canter.
Select answer:
masses of leaves; a cluster of leaves, flowers, and branches
awkward and stupid person; troublemaker, often violent
loud flourish of brass instruments, especially trumpets; spectacular public display
active resistance; condition of being an opposing principle, force, or factor
slow gallop; moderate running pace of horse
Don't select.
clamor
 
 
(3)
n.  E.g. The clamor of the children at play outside made it impossible for her to take a nap.
Select answer:
noise; loud outcry; expression of discontent or protest
one derived from another; offspring or descendant; result of creative effort, as product
extreme wealth; luxuriousness; abundance
support on which a lever rests; prop or support
something that has real or substantial existence; means of support or maintain life
Don't select.
eloquence
 
 
(4)
n.  E.g. The crowds were stirred by Martin Luther King's eloquence.
Select answer:
fitness; correct conduct; quality of being proper; appropriateness
powerful and effective language; persuasive speech
excess; overfullness in any respect; superabundance
act of supposing; something supposed; assumption
gladness and gaiety, especially when expressed by laughter
Don't select.
ennui
 
 
(5)
n.  E.g. The monotonous routine of hospital life induced a feeling of ennui that made him moody and irritable.
Select answer:
contrast; direct contrast; opposition
representative or perfect example of a class or type; brief summary, as of a book or article
fine thread or fiber; thin wire; threadlike structure within light bulb
hastily put together defensive barrier; obstacle
feeling of being bored by something tedious
Don't select.
garish
 
 
(6)
a.  E.g. She wore a rhinestone necklace with an excessively garish gold lame dress.
Select answer:
inactive; lacking power to move; unable to move or act
expressing sorrow ;mournful or melancholy; sad
appetizing to taste or smell; salty or Non-Sweet; pleasing, attractive, or agreeable
skillful in the use of the hands; having mental skill
over-bright in color; tastelessly showy
Don't select.
kaleidoscope
 
 
(7)
n.  E.g. People found a new source of entertainment while peering through the kaleidoscope; they found the ever-changing patterns fascinating.
Select answer:
song for two or three unaccompanied voices; short poem, often about love, suitable for being set to music
trivial or worthless matter; thin dry bracts or scales, especially
tube in which patterns made by reflection in mirrors of colored pieces of glass; produce interesting symmetrical effects
innocent girl or young woman; actress who plays such parts
freedom from punishment or harm
Don't select.
misconception
 
 
(8)
n.  E.g. Sir, you are suffering from a misconception.
Select answer:
mistaken thought, idea, or notion; erroneous conception; false opinion
metal striker that hangs inside bell and makes sound by hitting side; someone who applauds
hard monotonous routine work
isolation; solitude; secluded place; shutting out or keeping apart
artificial obstruction; heavy curtain of artillery fire; rapid, concentrated discharge of missiles
Don't select.
partisan
 
 
(9)
a.  E.g. On certain issues of principle, she refused to take a partisan stand, but let her conscience be her guide.
Select answer:
secret; mysterious; known only to the initiated
sharing an edge or boundary; touching; neighboring
by a small amount at a time; in stages; gradually
one-sided; prejudiced; committed to a party
easily approachable; warmly friendly
Don't select.
prosaic
 
 
(10)
a.  E.g. Though the ad writers came up with an original way to publicize the product, the head office rejected it for a more prosaic, ordinary slogan.
Select answer:
saw-like; having a row of sharp or tooth-like projections
deprived of; lacking; desolate because of loss
struck by shock, terror, or amazement
set apart; isolated in restricted sense, so remote from other bodies
dull and unimaginative; matter-of-fact; factual
Don't select.
skiff
 
 
(11)
n.  E.g. Tom dreamed of owning an ocean-going yacht but had to settle for a skiff he could sail in the bay.
Select answer:
something that holds back or causes problems with something else; obstacle
song for two or three unaccompanied voices; short poem, often about love, suitable for being set to music
small, light sailboat; small boat propelled by oars
beautiful writing; excellent penmanship
strictness or severity, as in temperament, action, or judgment; something hard to endure
Don't select.
torrid
 
 
(12)
a.  E.g. Harlequin Romances publish torrid tales of love affairs, some set in hot climates.
Select answer:
given to expressing yourself freely or insistently
bottomless; very profound; limitless; very bad
flexible; moving and bending with ease
passionate; hot or scorching; hurried or rapid
greatly exceeding bounds of reason or moderation; exceeding proper limits
Don't select.
 

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