Z! Prep Act English And Reading Only Quiz For Tutors

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Z! Prep Act English And Reading Only Quiz For Tutors

This quiz is designed to measure a tutor's knowledge and familiarity with the Reading and English content on the ACT. In order to be eligible to tutor ACT Reading/English students for Club Z!, prospective tutors must be able to successfully answer the following sample questions from the Z! Prep ACT Reading/English Diagnostic test. Your local Area Director will determine the minimum threshold for correct answers. Good luck!


Questions and Answers
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  • 8. 
    Given that all of the choices are true, which one provides the most relevant information with regard to the narrator’s understanding of Elizabeth?
    • A. 

      NO CHANGE

    • B. 

      Refused to eat certain foods at meal times, though she was not choosy about arts and craft projects.

    • C. 

      Had refused to eat certain foods at meal times, which students selected from a display at lunch.

    • D. 

      Refused to eat any food choices except PB&J at lunchtime.

  • 9. 
    Three of these choices indicate that the counselor gently convinced Elizabeth. Which choice does NOT do so?
    • A. 

      NO CHANGE

    • B. 

      Insisted

    • C. 

      Requested

    • D. 

      Proposed

  • 10. 
    had already ate
    • A. 

      NO CHANGE

    • B. 

      Was already eating

    • C. 

      Had just ate

    • D. 

      Had already eaten

  • 11. 
    pleasant breathiness
    • A. 

      NO CHANGE

    • B. 

      Pleasantly breathiness

    • C. 

      Pleasantly breathy

    • D. 

      Pleasantly and breathy

  • 12. 
    The author wants to add a sentence to explain why many boys stop singing at this juncture. Which of the following sentences would best achieve this?
    • A. 

      A skillful teacher knows that this is one of the easiest transitions a male singer will ever make.

    • B. 

      Many adults stop singing during the transition and need a skillful teacher who can explain to them how to get through it successfully.

    • C. 

      Without the help of a skillful teacher, most adolescent males stop singing at this stage.

    • D. 

      Even though many boys stop singing at this stage, those who get through it, do well.

  • 13. 
    various kinds of new ideas
    • A. 

      NO CHANGE

    • B. 

      New ideas and thoughts

    • C. 

      Various new ideas, thoughts,

    • D. 

      New ideas

  • 14. 
    In the passage, the narrator demonstrates all of the following EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      A strong connection with extended family.

    • B. 

      Knowledge of family history.

    • C. 

      A desire to return to the past.

    • D. 

      A desire to pass on her appreciation of family traditions to her children.

  • 15. 
    As used in line 60, cacophony most nearly means which of the following?
    • A. 

      Pleasant chirping of birds

    • B. 

      Unpleasant and surprising noise

    • C. 

      Welcome melody

    • D. 

      Flapping of wings

  • 16. 
    The main point of the fifth paragraph is that:
    • A. 

      New study findings have convinced Dr. Rosenberg to accept the theory of Beringa.

    • B. 

      U of M researchers improved upon 1980s research methods.

    • C. 

      East Asia was the most likely departure point for the Beringa migration.

    • D. 

      Native Americans from North and South America have strong genetic similarities.

  • 17. 
    Based on the passage, Guthrie’s standing in archeological circles is probably that of a:
    • A. 

      Popular university professor.

    • B. 

      Respected expert on Alaskan megafaunal animals.

    • C. 

      Specialist on tundra fossils.

    • D. 

      Principal authority on Pleistocene wildlife.

  • 18. 
    Which choice would most appropriately and effectively lead the reader from the topic of Paragraph 3 to the topic of Paragraph 4?
    • A. 

      NO CHANGE

    • B. 

      American history, on the other hand, has its own rocket pioneer, Dr. Robert Goddard.

    • C. 

      Across the Atlantic, American scientist Dr. Robert Goddard made other discoveries.

    • D. 

      Still, however, no one had produced a rocket that could send human beings into space.

  • 19. 
    The author accomplishes all of the following in paragraph eleven (lines 59-65) EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Providing a transition from the narrator’s thoughts to the narrator’s actions.

    • B. 

      Describing the peaceful scenery outside the bedroom window.

    • C. 

      Reinforcing the importance of handmade crafts in the Wilson Family traditions.

    • D. 

      Giving an example of the good manners with which the narrator was raised.

  • 20. 
    Which of the following best describes the resolution in paragraph seven?
    • A. 

      Elias showed that his research and Guthrie’s theory may both be correct if the migrations happened quickly.

    • B. 

      Elias retracted his opinion after his research offended Guthrie.

    • C. 

      Elias appeased Guthrie by admitting that megafaunal animals lived on the land bridge.

    • D. 

      Elias’s used his research to contradict Guthrie’s theory.

  • 21. 
    for all of the whole summer.
    • A. 

      NO CHANGE

    • B. 

      For the summer

    • C. 

      For all of the summer

    • D. 

      For the whole entire summer

  • 22. 
    try PB&J the next day.
    • A. 

      NO CHANGE

    • B. 

      Try PB&J for breakfast the next day.

    • C. 

      Try PB&J tomorrow.

    • D. 

      Try PB&J (it was her favorite) the next morning.

  • 23. 
    seated across from Elizabeth
    • A. 

      NO CHANGE

    • B. 

      Seated across, from Elizabeth

    • C. 

      Seated across from Elizabeth,

    • D. 

      Seated across, from Elizabeth,

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