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Test Pattern All prospective test takers should be aware of the SAT test pattern 2018. The following table will provide the required details of SAT 2018 pattern. The SAT 2018 comprises two tests, namely SAT and SAT Subject test.view details
Both the SAT and SAT Subject Test aspirants require solving SAT sample paper to understand the exam pattern thoroughly. The College Board administers SAT to measure aspirants' academic readiness for undergraduate courses mainly in the USA. Through the sample paper of SAT, test students will be able to practice and judge their own standards, which in a way will help them improve their weaknesses. SAT sample paper consists of all the SAT test sections, namely Critical Reading, Writing and Mathematics. Careers360, in this article, provides SAT test sample paper for both SAT and SAT Subject test to download free of cost.view details
SAT Subject Test - This test is based on specific 20 subjects. The candidate may choose his subject of interest from the list provided below: Subjects Subjects Subjects Subjects Literature Biology/EM German Italian U.S. History Chemistry German with Listening Latin World History Physics Spanish Chinese with Listening Math Level 1 French Spanish with Listening Japanese with Listening Math Level 2 French with Listening Modern Hebrew Korean with Listening According to the SAT syllabus 2018, the complete duration of the SAT Subject test is one hour (for each subject). Candidates can choose to opt for more than one subject or as required by the college they are aspiring to get admissions into.view details
The essay is given at the end of the SAT test; mostly postsecondary institutions determine whether they will require the Essay for admission. It evaluates reading, analysis, and writing skills of the test takers as the need to produce a written analysis of a provided source text. Time given to complete the task is 50 minutes. The Essay scores are reported separately. As per the syllabus of SAT 2018, one needs to read a passage, explain how the author builds an argument to persuade an audience and finally support his/her explanation with evidence from the passage.view details
SAT is an internationally approved standardised test owned and conducted by the College Board who prescribes the SAT 2018 syllabus as well. The exam is taken mostly for the admission at the US colleges and a few other countries for pursuing various undergraduate programmes. As per the SAT syllabus 2018, the test is designed in two distinctive types, namely SAT Reasoning Test or SAT and SAT Subject Test. Both the SAT exam formats follow different patterns to measure candidates' knowledge and hence have completely different syllabus of SAT 2018. Since SAT is attempted by students who are still in their junior and senior high schools or equivalent, the SAT syllabus 2018 is conceived taking the similar academic standards. Hence, SAT test is based on subjects taught in high school programmes. According to the SAT 2018 syllabus, the total duration of the test is three hours (without the essay which is optional). Test takers who opt for SAT with Essay are given another 50 minutes for the Essay. In this article by Careers360, aspirants would be able to gather information on the SAT syllabus 2018 including the individual sections, duration, features etcview details
Reading Test - The questions asked in this section are based on either short passage reading or long passage reading.
It essentially measures a candidate's strength in English vocabulary.
According to the SAT syllabus 2018, the time allotted to this section is 65 minutes for attempting 52 questions.
All Reading test questions are multiple choice and strictly based on passages. Informational graphics, such as tables, graphs, and charts, accompany some passages for pictorial representation but no math is required in this section.
The Reading section always includes-
--One passage from a classic or contemporary work of U.S. or world literature.
--One passage or a pair of passages from either a U.S. founding document or a text in the Great Global Conversation they inspired. The U.S. Constitution or a speech by Nelson Mandela, to cite an example.
--A selection of economics, psychology, sociology, or some other social science.
--Two science passages (or one passage and one passage pair) that examine foundational concepts and developments in Earth science, biology, chemistry, or physics