There is no penalty for guessing so answer EVERY question.
Follow the ACT Instructions: The cover of the test booklet has these instructions.
Each of the four tests (math, science, reading and english) have their own instructions to read carefully.
Don't spend too much time on any single question.
Use a soft lead No. 2 pencil with a good eraser.
Answer the easiest questions first.
On difficult questions, eliminate as many incorrect answers as you can, then make an educated guess among those remaining.
Mark your answers properly. Erase any mark completely and cleanly.
Listen for the announcement of 5 minutes left on each test.
The ACT is a college entrance examination administered to evaluate a high school student's ability to perform college level work. The test is typically given to students in their junior year of high school. Questions are asked in four sections: math, reading, English and science. To find out more about the ACT, read our ACT Test Guide and Interview with Karl Schellscheidt, ACT test expert.