The ACT questions are divided into four sections 1 Math section, 1 Science section and 2 English sections.

Test Section Questions Time Details
Reading 40 35 minutes Measures reading comprehension. The passages are from areas of prose, humanities, social science, and natural science.
English 75 45 minutes Measures standard written English and rhetorical skills. Each question has 4 answer choices.
Quantitative (Math) 60 60 minutes Measures mathematical skills students have typically acquired in courses taken up to the beginning of grade 12. Use of calculators is allowed.
Science 40 35 minutes Measures the interpretation, analysis, evaluation, reasoning, and problem-solving skills required in the natural sciences.
Essay Writing 1 40 minutes This is an optional section that measures writing skills emphasized in high school English classes and in entry-level college composition courses.