SAT – Critical Reading
|70 min. (two 25-min. sections and one 20-min. section)
|Critical reading and sentence-level reading
|Reading comprehension, sentence completions, and paragraph-length critical reading
The critical reading section, formerly known as the verbal section, includes short as well as long reading passages. Questions can be based on one, or sometimes two, reading passages. Some questions are not based on reading passages, but ask you to complete sentences.
The critical reading section measures: