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Unformatted text preview: "****** DEMO - *******" 8 Practice Tests for the SAT® 2017 SAT® is a registered trademark of the College Board, which was not involved in the production of, and does not endorse, this product. MR: MOHAMED MANSOUR Specialist English Sat Tutor 01272233555 "****** DEMO - *******" Table of Contents 8 Practice Tests for the SAT 2017 Cover Title Page Copyright Practice Makes Perfect SAT Practice Test 1 Answer Sheet Reading Test Writing and Language Test Math Test: No-Calculator Section Math Test: Calculator Section Essay Test Reading Test: Answer Key Writing and Language Test: Answer Key Math Test: No-Calculator Section: Answer Key Math Test: Calculator Section: Answer Key Reading Test: Answers and Explanations Writing and Language Test: Answers and Explanations Math Test: No-Calculator Section: Answers and Explanations Math Test: Calculator Section: Answers and Explanations Essay Test: Answers and Explanations SAT Practice Test 2 Answer Sheet Reading Test Writing and Language Test "****** DEMO - *******" Math Test: No-Calculator Section Math Test: Calculator Section Essay Test Reading Test: Answer Key Writing and Language Test: Answer Key Math Test: No-Calculator Section: Answer Key Math Test: Calculator Section: Answer Key Reading Test: Answers and Explanations Writing and Language Test: Answers and Explanations Math Test: No-Calculator Section: Answers and Explanations Math Test: Calculator Section: Answers and Explanations Essay Test: Answers and Explanations SAT Practice Test 3 Answer Sheet Reading Test Writing and Language Test Math Test: No-Calculator Section Math Test: Calculator Section Essay Test Reading Test: Answer Key Writing and Language Test: Answer Key Math Test: No-Calculator Section: Answer Key Math Test: Calculator Section: Answer Key Reading Test: Answers and Explanations Writing and Language Test: Answers and Explanations Math Test: No-Calculator Section: Answers and Explanations Math Test: Calculator Section: Answers and "****** DEMO - *******" Explanations Essay Test: Answers and Explanations SAT Practice Test 4 Answer Sheet Reading Test Writing and Language Test Math Test: No-Calculator Section Math Test: Calculator Section Essay Test Reading Test: Answer Key Writing and Language Test: Answer Key Math Test: No-Calculator Section: Answer Key Math Test: Calculator Section: Answer Key Reading Test: Answers and Explanations Writing and Language Test: Answers and Explanations Math Test: No-Calculator Section: Answers and Explanations Math Test: Calculator Section: Answers and Explanations Essay Test: Answers and Explanations SAT Practice Test 5 Answer Sheet Reading Test Writing and Language Test Math Test: No-Calculator Section Math Test: Calculator Section Essay Test Reading Test: Answer Key Writing and Language Test: Answer Key Math Test: No-Calculator Section: Answer Key "****** DEMO - *******" Math Test: Calculator Section: Answer Key Reading Test: Answers and Explanations Writing and Language Test: Answers and Explanations Math Test: No-Calculator Section: Answers and Explanations Math Test: Calculator Section: Answers and Explanations Essay Test: Answers and Explanations SAT Practice Test 6 Answer Sheet Reading Test Writing and Language Test Math Test: No-Calculator Section Math Test: Calculator Section Essay Test Reading Test: Answer Key Writing and Language Test: Answer Key Math Test: No-Calculator Section: Answer Key Math Test: Calculator Section: Answer Key Reading Test: Answers and Explanations Writing and Language Test: Answers and Explanations Math Test: No-Calculator Section: Answers and Explanations Math Test: Calculator Section: Answers and Explanations Essay Test: Answers and Explanations SAT Practice Test 7 Answer Sheet Reading Test Writing and Language Test "****** DEMO - *******" Math Test: No-Calculator Section Math Test: Calculator Section Essay Test Reading Test: Answer Key Writing and Language Test: Answer Key Math Test: No-Calculator Section: Answer Key Math Test: Calculator Section: Answer Key Reading Test: Answers and Explanations Writing and Language Test: Answers and Explanations Math Test: No-Calculator Section: Answers and Explanations Math Test: Calculator Section: Answers and Explanations Essay Test: Answers and Explanations SAT Practice Test 8 Answer Sheet Reading Test Writing and Language Test Math Test: No-Calculator Section Math Test: Calculator Section Essay Test Reading Test: Answer Key Writing and Language Test: Answer Key Math Test: No-Calculator Section: Answer Key Math Test: Calculator Section: Answer Key Reading Test: Answers and Explanations Writing and Language Test: Answers and Explanations Math Test: No-Calculator Section: Answers and Explanations Math Test: Calculator Section: Answers and "****** DEMO - *******" Explanations Essay Test: Answers and Explanations "****** DEMO - *******" SAT® is a registered trademark of the College Board, which was not involved in the production of, and does not endorse, this product. This publication is designed to provide accurate information in regard to the subject matter covered as of its publication date, with the understanding that knowledge and best practice constantly evolve. The publisher is not engaged in rendering medical, legal, accounting, or other professional service. If medical or legal advice or other expert assistance is required, the services of a competent professional should be sought. This publication is not intended for use in clinical practice or the delivery of medical care. To the fullest extent of the law, neither the Publisher nor the Editors assume any liability for any injury and/or damage to persons or property arising out of or related to any use of the material contained in this book. © 2016 by Kaplan, Inc. "****** DEMO - *******" please call the Simon & Schuster special sales department at 866506-1949. "****** DEMO - *******" Practice Makes Perfect Do not be scared of the SAT. Why? Because we know what’s on the exam, and we know exactly how you should prepare for it. Kaplan has been teaching kids how to succeed on the SAT for more than 75 years—longer than anyone else, period. This book contains 8 practice exams that mirror the SAT you will face on Test Day—more SAT practice than can be found between the covers of any other book. Practice is one of the keys to mastery, and these 8 exams give you plenty of practice to assess your strengths and weaknesses before you take the real thing. Just as important as taking practice tests is understanding why you got a question right or wrong when you’re done. The detailed answers and explanations that follow each practice test tell you the correct answers and explain how to get there. "****** DEMO - *******" Every practice question and answer explanation in this book is geared toward one thing—getting you more points on the actual SAT. So don’t stress out over the SAT—Kaplan’s got you covered. "****** DEMO - *******" HOW TO USE THIS BOOK This book is filled with over 1,200 practice questions to help you master the SAT. Follow these steps to get the most out of these 8 practice tests: 1. Read about the SAT structure in the next section. This way, you’ll know what to expect—not only as you work through the book but, more importantly, on Test Day. 2. Begin your practice! Buying this book has given you an advantage—after you’ve worked your way through the exams, the format and timing of the SAT will be second nature to you. All you will have to concentrate on is improving your skills in the areas that need work. 3. Assess your strengths and weaknesses. After you finish each 4. test, carefully read the detailed explanations—pay attention to the questions you got wrong, but don’t forget to read about the ones you got right. It’s important to note your areas of strength "****** DEMO - *******" as well as weakness. Take your own personal inventory of the skills you’ve mastered and the skills you need to work on. 5. Watch your scores improve! After you’ve made your way halfway through the book, compare your scores on Test 1 and Test 4. You’ve made progress, haven’t you? See if your strengths and weaknesses have changed. Then work your way through the remaining tests, building skills and SAT competency along the way. After making your way through these steps, we guarantee that you will have the test expertise and improved skills to tackle the SAT with confidence. "****** DEMO - *******" HOW THE SAT IS STRUCTURED The SAT is 3 hours long, and 3 hours and 50 minutes if you take the optional Essay. It’s primarily a multiple-choice exam, with an optional written essay and some grid-in math questions as the exceptions. It’s divided into five sections: one Evidence-Based Reading, one Writing & Language, one Math with a calculator, one Math without a calculator, and one optional Essay. Here is a breakdown of the test: Structure of the SAT Test Content Timing Questions Evidence- Reading 3,250 words total from 4 65 52 Based Test single passages and 1 paired minutes multiple- Reading set; 500-750 words per choice and passage or paired set drawing questions Writing from U.S. and World (10-11 per Literature, History/Social passage or Studies, and Science. Two passage "****** DEMO - *******" passages will include one or set) two informational graphics. Writing 1,700 words total from 4 35 44 and passages of 400-450 words minutes multiple- Language each, drawing from Careers, choice Test History/Social Studies, questions Humanities, or Science. 1-2 (11 passages will be questions Argumentative, 1-2 passages per will be passage) Informative/Explanatory, and 1 passage will be a Nonfiction Narrative. Math Calculator Questions are drawn from the 55 30 Section Heart of Algebra, Problem minutes multiple- Solving and Data Analysis, choice Passport to Advanced Math, questions and Additional Topics in + 6 Math content areas. studentproduced response questions "****** DEMO - *******" + 2 extendedthinking questions = 38 total questions No- Questions draw from the 25 15 Calculator Heart of Algebra, Passport to minutes multiple- Section Advanced Math, and choice Additional Topics in Math questions content areas. No Problem + 5 Solving or Data Analysis student- questions. produced response questions = 20 total questions Essay (optional) You will be asked to analyze 50 a 650-750 word document minutes and draft an essay. This essay question tests reading, analysis, and writing skills, "****** DEMO - *******" 1 prompt and requires you to analyze a source document and explain how the author builds an argument. "****** DEMO - *******" HOW THE SAT IS SCORED You gain one point for every question you answer correctly; you lose no points for answering a question wrong OR for leaving a question blank. This means you should ALWAYS answer EVERY question on the SAT—even if you have to guess. "****** DEMO - *******" SAT TEST DATES As a general rule, it’s important to get one SAT score under your belt by the end of your junior year. This way, you know where you stand as you plan your college choices. Plus, it’s likely that you’ll improve your score by taking the exam again, because it will be familiar to you. The SAT is administered on select Saturdays during the school year. Sunday testing is available for students who cannot take the Saturday test because of religious observances. The SAT exam is offered in January, March, May, June, October, November, and December of each year. Check the official College Board website at for the most up-to-date test dates. "****** DEMO - *******" SAT REGISTRATION Check the College Board website at for complete information about registering for the SAT. Here are some important highlights: To register for the SAT by mail, you’ll need to get an SAT Paper Registration Guide from your high school guidance counselor. You can register online at . Important: Not all students are eligible to register online, so read the instructions and requirements carefully. Register early to secure the time you want at the test center of your choice and to avoid late registration fees. Students with disabilities can go to to read about how to apply for accommodations or call (609) 771-7137 (TTY: (609) 882-4118) for more information. "****** DEMO - *******" At press time, the College Board had not published the fee for the SAT, but has said that the fee for the test with the new essay will be close to the current SAT fee of $52.50 in the United States. This price includes reports for you, your high school, and up to four colleges and scholarship programs. To get the most up-to-date information, please check . collegeboard.org/register/us-services-fees. You will receive an admission ticket at least a week before the test. The ticket confirms your registration on a specified date, at a specified test center. Make sure to bring this, along with proper identification, to the test center. Some acceptable forms of identification include photo IDs such as a driver’s license, a school identification card, or a valid passport. (Unacceptable forms of identification include a Social Security card, credit card, or birth certificate.) Your SAT scores will be available online approximately three weeks after the test. There will be a scoring delay, however, for the first administration of the SAT in March 2016. Remember to check with the College Board for all the latest information on the SAT. Every effort has been made to keep "****** DEMO - *******" the information in this book as up-to-date as possible, but changes may occur after the book is published. Finally, bookmark the College Board’s website: . "****** DEMO - *******" ESSAY SCORING CHART Score 4 Reading Analysis Writing demonstrates offers an insightful is cohesive and thorough analysis of the source text demonstrates a highly comprehension and demonstrates a effective use and of the source sophisticated command of language text understanding of the includes a precise shows an analytical task central claim understanding offers a thorough, well- includes a skillful of the text’s considered evaluation of introduction and central idea(s) the author’s use of conclusion; and most evidence, reasoning, demonstrates a important and/or stylistic and deliberate and highly details and how persuasive elements, effective progression of they interrelate and/or feature(s) of the ideas both within is free of errors student’s own choosing paragraphs and of fact or contains relevant, throughout the essay interpretation sufficient, and has a wide variety of with regard to strategically chosen sentence structures; the text support for claim(s) or demonstrates a makes skillful point(s) made consistent use of use of textual focuses consistently on precise word choice; "****** DEMO - *******" evidence those features of the text maintains a formal style that are most relevant to and objective tone addressing the task shows a strong command of the conventions of standard written English and is free or virtually free of errors 3 demonstrates offers an effective is mostly cohesive and effective analysis of the source text demonstrates effective comprehension and demonstrates an use and control of of the source understanding of the language text analytical task includes a central claim shows an competently evaluates the or implicit controlling understanding author’s use of evidence, idea of the text’s reasoning, and/or stylistic includes an effective central idea(s) and persuasive elements, introduction and and important and/or feature(s) of the conclusion; details student’s own choosing demonstrates a clear is free of contains relevant and progression of ideas substantive sufficient support for both within paragraphs errors of fact claim(s) or point(s) made and throughout the "****** DEMO - *******" and focuses primarily on those essay interpretation features of the text that has variety in sentence with regard to are most relevant to structures; demonstrates the text addressing the task some precise word makes choice; maintains a appropriate use formal style and of textual objective tone evidence shows a good control of the conventions of standard written English and is free of significant errors that detract from the quality of writing 2 demonstrates offers limited analysis of demonstrates little or some the source text and no cohesion and comprehension demonstrates only partial limited skill in the use of the source understanding of the and control of language text analytical task may lack a clear central shows an identifies and attempts to claim or controlling understanding describe the author’s use idea or may deviate of the text’s of evidence, reasoning, from the claim or idea "****** DEMO - *******" central idea(s) and/or stylistic and may include an but not of persuasive elements, ineffective introduction important and/or feature(s) of the and/or conclusion; may details student’s own choosing, demonstrate some may contain but merely asserts rather progression of ideas errors of fact than explains their within paragraphs but and/or importance not throughout interpretation one or more aspects of has limited variety in with regard to analysis are unwarranted sentence structures; the text based on the text sentence structures may makes limited contains little or not be repetitive; and/or support for claim(s) or demonstrates general or haphazard use point(s) made vague word choice; of textual may lack a clear focus on word choice may be evidence those features of the text repetitive; may deviate that are most relevant to noticeably from a addressing the task formal style and objective tone shows a limited control of the conventions of standard written English and contains errors that detract from the quality of writing "****** DEMO - *******" and may impede understanding 1 demonstrates offers little or no analysis demonstrates little or little or no or ineffective analysis of no cohesion and comprehension the source text and inadequate skill in the of the source demonstrates little to no use and control of text understanding of the language fails to show an analytical task may lack a clear central understanding identifies without claim or controlling of the text’s explanation some aspects idea central idea(s), of the author’s use of lacks a recognizable and may evidence, reasoning, introduction and include only and/or stylistic and conclusion; does not details without persuasive elements, have a discernible reference to and/or feature(s) of the progression of ideas central idea(s) student’s own choosing lacks variety in may contain numerous aspects of sentence structures; numerous errors analysis are unwarranted sentence structures may of fact and/or based on the text be repetitive; interpretation contains little or no demonstrates general with regard to support for claim(s) or and vague word choice; the text point(s) made, or support word choice may be "****** DEMO - *******" makes little or is largely irrelevant poor or inaccurate; may no use of may not focus on features lack a formal style and textual evidence of the text that are objective tone relevant to addressing the shows a weak control of task the conventions of offers no discernible standard written analysis (e.g., is largely or English and may exclusively summary) contain numerous errors that undermine the quality of writing "****** DEMO - *******" CONVERT YOUR RAW SCORE TO A SCALED SCORE For each subject area in the practice test, convert your raw score, or the number of questions you answered correctly, to a scaled score using the table below. To get your raw score for EvidenceBased Reading & Writing, add the total number of Reading questions you answered correctly to the total number of Writing questions you answered correctly; for Math, add the number of questions you answered correctly for the Math—No Calculator and Math—Calculator sections. Evidence-based Reading and Writing Math TOTAL Raw Score Scaled Score Raw Score Scaled Score 0 200 0 200 "****** DEMO - **...
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