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SAT Writing Practice Test

Worried about the SAT writing section? Use a SAT writing practice test to become more familiar with the exam and increase your chances of getting a better score.

All our practice exams were formatted from the actual exam and include detailed answer explanations.

SAT Writing Practice Test

Take our full-length SAT writing practice test.

This practice test matches exactly what you will find on the actual exam.

More SAT Writing Questions

If you want to practice SAT writing questions in an untimed environment, use our practice sets below.

Practice other subjects by visiting our free SAT practice tests home.

SAT Writing and Language Overview

Beginning in spring of 2024, the SAT is switching to the digital SAT. This means the writing and language test is being combined with the reading test.

The reading and writing sections are combined into the following:

  1. Reading & Writing Module 1: 27 questions, 32 minutes
  2. Reading & Writing Module 2: 27 questions, 32 minutes

An infographic showing how the SAT reading and writing section is broken down.

The questions you will find on this section are broken into 4 different categories:

  1. Information and Ideas
  2. Craft and Structure
  3. Expression of Ideas
  4. Standard English Conventions

You can find out more information about this portion of the exam by visiting the official CollegeBoard website.

If you feel comfortable with this section after answering the SAT writing questions above, start practicing other subjects by visiting our SAT practice hub.

SAT Writing and Language Test FAQs

On the old SAT (written SAT) there are 44 total questions.

One the new SAT (digital SAT) there are 54 total questions.

On the old SAT (written SAT) there are 4 total passages. Each passage includes 11 multiple-choice questions.

On the new SAT (digital SAT) there are no long passages. All passages are between 25 and 150 words.

On the old SAT (written SAT) you will have 35 minutes.

One the new SAT (digital SAT) you will have 64 minutes.

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