Dynamic ACT Test for Vocabulary

Before ACT test, students usually try to enhance vocabulary as rich as possible. Although ACT isn’t pure English test, three sections mainly focus on English skills. As any English test, you cannot expect to shoot a high score with poor vocabulary. Basically vocabulary is the base to think, talk, read, and write, is the base of any language skills. To build ACT vocabulary, you need study first, and then review to keep warm of them. This app, ACT Vocabulary Test Online, is designed to help you do these things.

In modern education methodology, there are multiple ways to study words. This tool is by random practice. It has a built-in set of ACT words, more than 1000. These words are matched with level of most of grade 12 students, and highly useful in ACT test papers. You may try some practice sheet or actually do test questions. If you don’t feel too easy or too hard, it means that the built-in ACT vocabulary is good for you; and it deserves to work on.

This is a practice-oriented app. You don’t need detail plan or schedule to use it. Anytime and anywhere you can access its webpage and practice or test as long as you have internet. Some people use this app as a tool to evaluate ACT vocabulary. As a matter of fact, it can also be used to study new words or review known words. So called practice-oriented vocabulary building is to enrich word bank by repeated exercises. Through a plenty of exercises, you will finally familiarize with the built-in vocabulary and keep warm of them until the test day.

The basic functionality of this app is to make ACT test questions on demand, and then shows web page to support online practice. Showing dynamic quizzes and auto checking answers is core feature of ACT vocabulary test online. In addition, students can store result of each test, by which they can compare with early data, or even others’ data. To understand own progress and shortcoming is a great asset to improve vocabulary rapidly.

This app has some extra features that you hardly see at similar tools. For example, it includes sentence for each word, which helps to learn new word very much. Every word has definitions of 20 languages that are useful resource for non-English speakers.

Some features of this app are based on your previous test result, so you should sign in before any activities. This website is total free. Your account is just to specify identity in order to manage your data. If you don’t have account yet, create one to run this great ACT vocabulary app!

 Questions and Answers
How many questions and words are there in ACT Test for Vocabulary?
ACT Test for Vocabulary is based 1200+ basic ACT words. Each test sheet has 12 questions that are produced dynamically. So, each time you will see separate test sheet.

What are special features in the web app?
As a free ACT online practice tool, it is convenient and easy to use anytime and anyplace. Besides, it offers some features that ACT words builders are very interested. You can know score and time consuming of other test takers and compare with own data, or review own previous test data and failed words. You also can subscribe ACT test on demand; the test link will be sent to your email by settings.

Do I have to sign in before using the app?
This is a free ACT online practice tool. So you can use it without sign in. But if you want to save test result for future review, or you want to subscribe test link, you need sign in at first. If you don't have account of examword.com yet, please register one from Sign On. An account of examword.com (English Test Vocabulary) is good for all web apps in this site, and all web apps in this site are free.

I am an ESL student, but I dislike explanations in my local language. How do I see pure English test?
At Subscribe settings, you can check off Only English in Explanation. It will turn off local language feature for all test sheets.

I set my local language, but cannot see it in test sheet sometimes, why?
In a few cases, like first landing test page, your settings possibly aren't loaded. So, you cannot see local explanation in test sheet. Please use Make Test Sheet to get new test sheet. Your local language would be there. Besides, you should ensure NOT check Only English at Subscribe settings to show local explanations.

Why do I cannot submit/check my test sometimes?
To keep your data is useful for future reference, submit will be accepted only when mark is more than 30%. It means you need answer at least 4 questions right to get a mark, and save it.

Do I have to Save my test result?
No. If you want to refer the result in future, you can save test result, including your mark, time consuming, and error list. Note that you have to sign in before test if you want to save result.

I submit my test answers, but cannot see it in Statistics and Previous Test, why?
Your submitting just finished current test, you can check the test result at current page. However, the result hasn’t been saved to server yet. As long as you leave this page, your result will lose. To view test result in future, like shown in Statistics and Previous Test, you have to save to server before leaving.

How do I subscribe ACT Test for Vocabulary?
From Subscribe, you can submit test subscription. The test link will be sent to your email per your request. Just click the link, you will sign in automatically and see new test sheet. When setting, you can also select whether showing local explanations in questions if your account is of ESL student.

How do I cancel test link subscription?
It’s easy. At Subscribe settings, choose the 'Stop send test link' option.

How do I use statistics to evaluate my level and improve my words building?
The Statistics page shows data of 200 tests of ACT just before currrent day, which includes both mark and time consuming. It's hard to say what scale is good or excellent because everyone has own scenario. However, you should at least be better than average level to pass ACT exam since the test words aren't very difficult. If you are working for high score in ACT test, you would try reach top 10% at both mark and time consuming.

 Demo Test Sheet

arbiter
 
 
(1)
n.  E.g. As an arbiter in labor disputes, she has won the confidence of the workers and the employers.
Select answer:
blessing; benefit bestowed, especially in response to a request
mental calmness; calm or tranquil state of mind
person with power to decide a dispute; judge
state of mental or physical inactivity or insensibility; sluggishness; dormancy
anxiety; extreme emotional disturbance
Don't select.
aviary
 
 
(2)
n.  E.g. The aviary at the zoo held nearly 300 birds.
Select answer:
place to discuss public concerns; meeting or medium for open discussion
person with prejudiced belief in superiority of own kind
large cage, building, or inclosure in which birds are reared or kept
unrestrained indulgence in sexual activity; impurity in thought and deed
person hardened in sin; person without moral scruples
Don't select.
clench
 
 
(3)
v.  E.g. "Open wide," said the dentist, but Clint seemed to clench his teeth even more tightly than before.
Select answer:
close tightly; grasp or grip tightly; fasten with a clinch
acquire; take possession of for one's own use; set apart for specific use
nick; set in from margin; impress or stamp
convert wood or other organic matter into stony replica; cause to become stiff or stonelike
be unfaithful; reveal unconsciously or unwillingly
Don't select.
elliptical
 
 
(4)
a.  E.g. What resulted was system of planets orbiting in elliptical, not circular, orbits described by three laws.
Select answer:
rounded like an egg; in a shape reminding of an ellipse; oval
strange; mysterious; peculiarly unsettling, as if of supernatural origin or nature
talking much and repetition of unimportant or trivial details
indicated or understood without expressed directly; not speaking; silent
in early stage of development; of an organism prior to birth; related to embryo
Don't select.
expiate
 
 
(5)
v.  E.g. He tried to expiate his crimes by a full confession to the authorities.
Select answer:
declare to be true; affirm
lessen violence of disease; moderate intensity; gloss over with excuses
make amends or pay the penalty for; relieve or cleanse of guilt
graze; skim or glance at casually
ridicule; subject to abusive ridicule expressed in work of art
Don't select.
grouse
 
 
(6)
v.  E.g. Students traditionally grouse about the abysmal quality of "mystery meat" and similar dormitory food.
Select answer:
rejoice; feel extreme happiness
complain or grumble; seek or shoot grouse
settle down; sink to a lower level or form depression; wear off or die down
swing back and forth with a steady, uninterrupted rhythm; vibrate pendulum like; waver
deprive of civil right; deprive someone of franchise, generally their right to vote
Don't select.
inclement
 
 
(7)
a.  E.g. In inclement weather, I like to curl up on the sofa with a good book and listen to the storm blowing outside.
Select answer:
stormy; showing no mercy; physically severe
extremely small; very small person; trivial or petty
talkative; given to continual talking; chattering
all-powerful; having unlimited or universal power, authority, or force
cheating; deceitful; planning or using fraud; given to practice of fraud
Don't select.
ovation
 
 
(8)
n.  E.g. When the popular tenor Placido Domingo came on stage in the first act of La Boheme, he was greeted by a tremendous ovation.
Select answer:
hard monotonous routine work
reservoir or water tank; vessel to hold water for household uses
formal essay; paper written by candidate for doctoral degree at university
substance that causes loss of sensation; producing temporary loss or impairment of feeling
enthusiastic, prolonged applause; show of public homage or welcome
Don't select.
pallid
 
 
(9)
a.  E.g. Because his job required that he work at night and sleep during the day, he had an exceptionally pallid complexion.
Select answer:
speaking or behaving in artificial way; emotionally stirred or moved; infected or attacked
into separate parts or pieces; apart
secretive, not openly shown
relating to or caused by heat; designed to help retain heat
abnormally pale; lacking intensity of color or luminousness
Don't select.
repress
 
 
(10)
v.  E.g. In order to curb her impetuosity, Anne's parents tried not to repress her high spirits.
Select answer:
split into opposite extremes or camps
form a circle about; inclose within a circle or ring; surround
make impossible, as by action taken in advance; prevent; eliminate
put down by force or intimidation ; restrain; crush; oppress; conceal or hide
become formal or affected in dress or manners; give neat appearance to
Don't select.
succinct
 
 
(11)
a.  E.g. Don't bore your audience with excess verbiage: be succinct.
Select answer:
streaked, spotted, or marked with a variety of color; very colorful
morally pure in thought or conduct; decent and modest
worried or concerned; full of desire; expressing care or concern
brief or compact; by clear, precise expression in few words
unpleasantly harsh or grating in sound
Don't select.
zany
 
 
(12)
a.  E.g. I can watch the Marx brothers' zany antics for hours.
Select answer:
adhesive; gluey; covered with sticky or clammy coating
comical because of strangeness; crazy; clownish; bizarre
capable of grasping or holding; having keen intellect
bravely; in game manner; in willing and spirited fashion
using or having ability to use several languages
Don't select.