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

allude
 
 
(1)
v.  E.g. Try not to mention divorce in Jack's presence because he will think you allude to his marital problems with Jill.
Select answer:
drive out evil spirits by or as if by incantation, command, or prayer
refer casually or indirectly, or by suggestion
stop short and refuse to go on; refuse obstinately or abruptly
make a pretence of; reproduce someone's behavior or looks
mislead; delude; deceive by guile
Don't select.
bastion
 
 
(2)
n.  E.g. The villagers fortified the town hall, hoping this improvised bastion could protect them from the guerillas' raids. .
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violation of law, command, or duty; exceeding of due bounds or limits
cheat; one who defrauds or makes practice of defrauding others
substance used as coloring; dry coloring matter
fortress; projecting part of fortification; well-fortified position
surviving remnant; something left after loss or decay; object kept for its association with the past
Don't select.
curmudgeon
 
 
(3)
n.  E.g. Although he was regarded by many as a curmudgeon, a few of us were aware of the many kindnesses and acts of charity that he secretly performed.
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swiftness of action or motion; speed
period of equal days and nights; beginning of Spring and Autumn
fortress; projecting part of fortification; well-fortified position
sudden outburst of emotion or action; sudden attack, recurrence, or intensification of a disease
ill-tempered person full of stubborn ideas or opinions
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dowdy
 
 
(4)
a.  E.g. She tried to change her dowdy image by buying a new fashionable wardrobe.
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inclined to interfere in other people's business; intrusive in offensive manner
not harmonious; conflicting; disagreeable in sound; harsh or dissonant
lacking stylishness or neatness; shabby; old-fashioned
worldly rather than spiritual; not specifically relating to religion; lasting from century to century
indefensible; not able to be maintained
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fallow
 
 
(5)
a.  E.g. Farmers have learned that it is advisable to permit land to lie fallow every few years.
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unwilling or reluctant; filled with disgust or aversion; dislike
young and inexperienced; having just acquired its flight feathers
plowed but left unseeded during a growing season; uncultivated
one who is seemingly indifferent to or unaffected by joy, grief, pleasure, or pain
having no equal; incomparable
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gambit
 
 
(6)
n.  E.g. The player was afraid to accept his opponent's gambit because he feared a trap which as yet he could not see.
Select answer:
extreme wealth; luxuriousness; abundance
one that serves as a pattern or model; system of assumptions, concepts, values, and practices that constitutes a way of viewing reality
waste or impure matter; worthless, commonplace, or trivial matter
chess move in which player sacrifices minor pieces in order to obtain advantageous position
work or performance that imitates another work or performance with ridicule or irony; make fun of
Don't select.
judicious
 
 
(7)
a.  E.g. At a key moment in his life, he made a judicious investment that was the foundation of his later wealth.
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weeping or inclined to weep; tearful; showing sorrow
low in spirits; depressed; directed downward
exhibiting good judgment or sound thinking; prudent
so small, trifling, or unimportant that it may be easily disregarded
winding; bending in and out; not morally honest
Don't select.
obligatory
 
 
(8)
a.  E.g. It is obligatory that books borrowed from the library be returned within two weeks.
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careful to fulfill obligations; expressing or filled with sense of obligation
wildly disordered; excessive enthusiasm or excitement; insane
able to float; cheerful and optimistic
morally or legally constraining; required; binding
lacking moral restraint; indulging in sensual pleasures or vices
Don't select.
pathos
 
 
(9)
n.  E.g. The quiet tone of pathos that ran through the novel never degenerated into the maudlin or the overly sentimental.
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repetitive or incantatory recital; long and tedious address
hugeness in a bad sense; act of extreme evil or wickedness
tender sorrow; pity; quality in art or literature that produces these feelings
metal striker that hangs inside bell and makes sound by hitting side; someone who applauds
person who pretends to be sophisticated, elegant to impress others
Don't select.
provisional
 
 
(10)
a.  E.g. Polanski is in provisional detention in Switzerland.
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temporary; provided for present need only
under the influence of alcohol; intoxicated; drunk
separate; consisting of unconnected distinct parts
deserving of praise; worthy of high praise
occupying lower rank; inferior; submissive
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stipulate
 
 
(11)
v.  E.g. Before agreeing to reduce American military forces in Europe, the president would stipulate that NATO inspection teams be allowed to inspect Soviet bases.
Select answer:
appear or take shape, usually in enlarged or distorted form
determine votes; examine carefully or discuss thoroughly; scrutinize
twist out of proper or natural relation of parts; misshape; misrepresent
specify or arrange in agreement; express demand in agreement; promise in agreement
imprison; put into jail; shut up or inclose
Don't select.
vindicate
 
 
(12)
v.  E.g. The lawyer's goal was to vindicate her client and prove him innocent on all charges.
Select answer:
ease anger or agitation of; make calm or quiet; end war or violence
emphasize; stress; pronounce with a stress or accent; mark with an accent
decree or command; grant holy orders; predestine
be excessively fond of; show signs of mental decline
clear from blame; exonerate; maintain, uphold, or defend
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