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

abhor
 
 
(1)
v.  E.g. One of the things I abhor is the threat to withhold aid.
Select answer:
lay responsibility or blame for, often unjustly
hesitate as a result of conscience or principle
build or fuel a fire; cause to glow; light up; inspire
fill with horror and loathing; horrify; hate
wound seriously; cause permanent loss of function of limb or part of body
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beget
 
 
(2)
v.  E.g. One good turn may deserve another; it does not necessarily beget another.
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produce; give rise to
pass gradually or leak through, as if through small openings
cast off hair, skin, horn, or feathers; discard as refuse
disprove; prove to be false or incorrect
postpone or delay needlessly; put off doing something, especially out of habitual carelessness or laziness
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debauch
 
 
(3)
v.  E.g. Did Socrates' teachings lead the young men of Athens to be virtuous citizens, or did they debauch the young men, causing them to question the customs of their fathers?
Select answer:
cut into small parts; withdraw or exclude from membership, as of a society or body
twist out of proper or natural relation of parts; misshape; misrepresent
make impossible, as by action taken in advance; prevent; eliminate
corrupt; seduce from virtue
gather into a mass, sum, or whole; amount to
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dislodge
 
 
(4)
v.  E.g. Thrusting her fist up under the choking man's lower ribs, Margaret used the Heimlich maneuver to dislodge the food caught in his throat.
Select answer:
put to disorderly flight or retreat; drive out; cause to flee; defeat overwhelmingly
remove or force out from a position or dwelling previously occupied
cause something to multiply or breed; cause to extend to broader area or larger number
be unsteady in purpose or action, as from loss of courage or confidence
scold harshly; criticize severely
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encroachment
 
 
(5)
n.  E.g. The encroachment of the factories upon the neighborhood lowered the value of the real estate.
Select answer:
gradual intrusion; entry into a place that was previously uncommon; advance beyond former borders
calmness of temperament; steadiness of mind under stress.
gift for finding valuable or desirable things by accident; accidental good fortune or luck
state of alarm or dread; nervous apprehension; involuntary trembling or quivering
intensity of feeling; warmth of feeling; intense, heated emotion
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heyday
 
 
(6)
n.  E.g. In their heyday, the San Francisco Forty-Niners won the Super Bowl two years running.
Select answer:
extreme care in spending money; reluctance to spend money unnecessarily
effort; expenditure of much physical work
period of greatest popularity, success, or power; golden age
song for two or three unaccompanied voices; short poem, often about love, suitable for being set to music
bringing or coming to end; ceasing
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jaunty
 
 
(7)
a.  E.g. In An American in Paris, Gene Kelly sang and danced his way through "Singing in the Rain" in a properly jaunty style.
Select answer:
unpleasant-smelling; having offensive smell; stinking
expressing sorrow ;mournful or melancholy; sad
easily managed or controlled; governable; easily handled or worked; docile
gay in manner, appearance, or action; easy and carefree
existing or lasting only a short time; short-lived or temporary
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ornery
 
 
(8)
a.  E.g. My first impression of the taxi driver was that he was ornery, but then he explained that he just had a bad day.
Select answer:
burning hot; extremely and unpleasantly hot
stubbornly adhering to insufficiently proven beliefs; inflexible, rigid
lacking cohesion, connection, or harmony; unable to think in clear manner
disagreeable and contrary in dispositionn; mean or coarse
showy; pretentious; trying to attract attention
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plethora
 
 
(9)
n.  E.g. She offered a plethora of excuses for her shortcomings.
Select answer:
uniformity or lack of variation; continual increase, or continual decrease; tedium as a result of repetition
crude figure or dummy representing a hated person or group; likeness or image, especially of a person
abnormal; markedly different from an accepted norm
excess; overfullness in any respect; superabundance
very poor person; one living on or eligible for public charity
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sanguine
 
 
(10)
a.  E.g. Let us not be too sanguine about the outcome; something could go wrong.
Select answer:
worldly rather than spiritual; not specifically relating to religion; lasting from century to century
narrow in outlook; related to local church community
cheerfully confident; optimistic; of healthy reddish color; ruddy
complex or bizarre, especially in ornamentation; irregular in shape
dark and gloomy; thick with fog; vague
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tenuous
 
 
(11)
a.  E.g. The allegiance of our allies is held by rather tenuous ties.
Select answer:
hardened in wrongdoing or wickedness; not giving in to persuasion
disdainful or ironically humorous; cynical; scornful and mocking
avoiding luxury and comfort; sternly disciplined
long and thin; slender; having little substance
somewhat less than needed in amplitude or extent; insufficient
Don't select.
turbid
 
 
(12)
a.  E.g. The water was turbid after the children had waded through it.
Select answer:
deep-rooted; firmly and long established; habitual
extremely fat; grossly overweight
indefensible; not able to be maintained
throw into confusion; deeply involved especially in something complicated
muddy; having sediment disturbed; heavy, dark, or dense, as smoke or fog
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