The SAT Critical Reading section is composed of different types of questions. Some types are:

  • Sentence Completion
  • Questions following short and long passages
Question Type # Of Questions Time
Reading Passage Questions 48 Two 25-minute sections and one 20-minutes section
Sentence Completion 19
Total 67 70

Students should be prepared to answer questions about the following content:


Content # Of Questions
Extended Reasoning 42-50
Literal Comprehension 4-6
Vocabulary in Context of Passage(s) 12-16


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