The College Board ACCUPLACER Placement Test has 3 sections – Reading Comprehension, Math and Sentence Skills

Reading (Next Generation)

(Formerly Reading Comprehension – Classic)
The reading section has 32 questions based on fiction, literary non-fiction, social studies, history, science and the humanities

How to Answer Reading Comprehension



For Arithmetic, Algebra and College Level Math Practice Questions – see Math Workbook

Sentence Skills

Sentence skills and Grammar – there are 20 Sentence Skill questions of two types

  • Sentence correction.
  • Rewriting sentences.


English Usage– 15 questions
English Grammar– 20 questions
Punctuation – 12 questions

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By L.
Excellent study guide.

I found it straight forward and easy to follow. Really got a lot out of the practice test questions. Highly Recommended!!!

Getting Started
How this study guide is organized 9
The Accuplacer® Study Plan 9
Making a Study Schedule 10

Reading Comprehension
Self-Assessment 18
Answer Key 33
Help with Reading Comprehension 39
Main Idea and Supporting Details 42

Self-Assessment 50
Answer Key 55
Fraction Tips, Tricks and Shortcuts 59
Decimal Tips, Tricks and Shortcuts 63
Percent Tips, Tricks and Shortcuts 64
How to Solve Word Problems 66
Types of Word Problems 69
Ratios 77

Solving One-Variable Linear Equations 97
Solving Two-Variable Linear Equations 98
Adding and Subtracting Polynomials 100
Multiplying and Dividing Polynomials 101
Simplifying Polynomials 101
Factoring Polynomials 102
Quadratic equations 103

College Level Math
Self-Assessment 109
Answer Key 113
Quadrilaterals 125
Trigonometry 128
Logarithms 131
Sequences 132

Sentence Skills
Self-Assessment 138
Answer Key 145
Common English Usage Mistakes 148
Subject Verb Agreement 155

How to Write an Essay
Common Essay Mistakes - 1 171
Common Essay Mistakes - 2 173
Writing Concisely 175
Redundancy 177

Practice Test Questions Set 1
Answer Key 229

Practice Test Questions Set 2
Answer Key 298


Date Published: Friday, June 20th, 2014
Date Modified: Thursday, May 14th, 2020
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  1. Stevie
    October 31, 2018

    Really helped me

  2. Amn
    June 5, 2020


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