The SAT (Technically known as the SAT I) is a general test of verbal and quantitative reasoning and is required for admission to undergraduate programs of most US universities. Some universities also require you to take SAT-II tests.
The SAT is developed and administered by the “College Entrance Examination Board”.
The SAT-II subject tests are one hour, that measure your knowledge of particular subjects and your ability to apply that knowledge.
SAT – I : is a three hour exam, divided into seven sections. The following table gives out the format of the SAT-I :
|SECTION||QUESTIONS TYPE||TOTAL QUESTIONS||DURATION|
|Verbal||Sentence Completion – 10 questions
Analogy Questions – 13 questions
Critical Reading – 12 questions
|Verbal||Sentence Completion – 9 questions
Analogy Questions – 6 questions
Critical Reading – 15 questions
|Verbal||Critical reading questions on paired passages||13||15 Min|
|Mathematics||Multiple Choice – 25||25||30 Min|
|Mathematics|| Quantitative Comparisons – 15
Student-produced-response Questions – 10
|Mathematics||Multiple Choice Questions – 10||10||15 Min|
|Experimental||Either verbal or Mathematics section||Varies||30 Min|
• SAT – II : Subject Test
Writing, Literature, American History and Social Studies, World History, Math IC, Math IIC, Biology, Biology E/M, Chemistry, Physics, Chinese Listening, French Reading, French Listening, German Reading, German Listening, Modern Hebrew, Italian, Japanese Listening, Korean Listening, Latin, Spanish Listening, Spanish Reading, English Language Proficiency