ACT Compass Reading Practice Test

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ACT Compass Reading Practice Test

For an effective reading, ACT Compass reading Practice Test is very important, it helps you to brush up and evaluate your reading skills. With this quiz of 10 multiple choice questions, your knowledge of understanding will be put into a test. Good Luck!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The Felis silvestris is also known as the house cats. They are domesticated and safe to be kept at homes. Even with the cat's domestication, the Felis can live in the wild due to its body structure and its instincts. It's from the Felidae family, so its related to the cheetahs, leopards and other wild cats. Use the passage to answer the questions that follow. The term 'wild' as used in the passage means?
    • A. 

      Not domesticated

    • B. 

      An unrestrained entity.

    • C. 

      The undomesticated home of an animal.

    • D. 

      Anger and rage

  • 2. 
    Why are domestic cats able to survive in the wild?
    • A. 

      Because of its sharp teeth and claws.

    • B. 

      It has a good body structure and hunting instincts.

    • C. 

      It comes from the Felidae family.

    • D. 

      It has been domesticated.

  • 3. 
    What do you understand in the last sentence?
    • A. 

      Only the leopards, cheetahs and other wild cats are from the Felidae family.

    • B. 

      All cats are from the Felidae family.

    • C. 

      Domestic cats are the only ones from felidae family.

    • D. 

      Domestic cats are herbivores.

  • 4. 
    Death is inevitable so we should always expect it. It can come at any age, time or place. It does not respect age, race or social class either. If death is unavoidable, then why should we cry when loved ones die and go to rest? They are finally leaving the cruel world of diseases, poverty and rejection. We should be happy that they are finally going to the promised land. Use the passage to answer the questions. Why should we always expect death? We should not wear clothes of grief, rather we should smile happily to the departed souls going to the world of no return. If we find ourselves at the verge of death, we should not be afraid, we should be strong and accept the quietness of death, we should not fight it, we should not let it consume our last days, because death is the only destiny all men share.
    • A. 

      It's a destiny all men share.

    • B. 

      It is inevitable.

    • C. 

      It can happen at any time.

    • D. 

      It's part of moving on.

  • 5. 
    Replace 'inevitable' with a suitable word as used in the passage.
    • A. 

      Unwanted

    • B. 

      Unavoidable

    • C. 

      Unstoppable

    • D. 

      Predestined

  • 6. 
    What is the tone of the author?
    • A. 

      Aggressive

    • B. 

      Blunt

    • C. 

      Optimistic

    • D. 

      Sorrowful

  • 7. 
    What is the writer's opinion of the world.
    • A. 

      A beautiful creation by a higher being.

    • B. 

      A cruel place full of diseases, poverty and rejection.

    • C. 

      As the promised land.

    • D. 

      As a painful place full of sorrows.

  • 8. 
    Where does the author call the promise land?
    • A. 

      Life after death

    • B. 

      The world we live in.

    • C. 

      The inevitability of death

    • D. 

      Death

  • 9. 
    How does the author see death?
    • A. 

      Sees it as a good place where man can finally have eternal rest.

    • B. 

      Sees it as something we smile at.

    • C. 

      Sees as an inevitable destiny.

    • D. 

      Sees it as a phase we accept.

  • 10. 
    Why should we not fight death?
    • A. 

      It is where we can finally get rest.

    • B. 

      Death is seen as a thing of happiness.

    • C. 

      Death is unavoidable

    • D. 

      Death is predestined