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Free Practice Test for the PSAT

By Peterson's Staff updated on Monday, March 24, 2014

Are you ready for the PSAT? Find out and target your prep time with a free PSAT practice test from Peterson's.

By taking a free practice test, you'll become more familiar with the PSAT/NMSQT. You'll also build your test-taking confidence and figure out what you still need to study. That makes it the perfect place to start your PSAT/NMSQT preparation!

Looking for some sample questions of what you might find on the PSAT? There are a few examples below.

Question 1

Select the answer that best reflects the relationship between the first two words in the analogy:

PANACEA : MALADY ::

(A) MALADROIT : CELERITY
(B) EXTRINSIC : INTRINSIC
(C) PARADOX : ANOMALY
(D) COMESTIBLE : FAMISHMENT
(E) CORDIALITY : ANTAGONISM


Question 2

Annabelle could not believe the ______ of her supposed "best friends," when she was told about the _______ remarks they had made about her behind her back.

(A) banality; villifying
(B) perfidy; vitriolic
(C) volatility; garrulous
(D) credibility; noxious
(E) blitheness; envenomed


Question 3

Jonathan bought a bunch of tools during the sale the other day. He got 10% off every item, and 20% off the item that cost the most. He spent $81 on a drill, $54 on a saw, $76 on a set of wrenches, and $63 on an electric paint sprayer. The wrenches cost the most originally, before the discount. How much did Jonathan save?

(A) $41
(B) $42
(C) $43
(D) $44
(E) $45


Question 4

If x = y/6, and 2z = 3y, then 4x = ?

(A) z/9
(B) z/3
(C) 2z/3
(D) 2z/9
(E) 4z/9




ANSWERS:
1. (D)
2. (B)
3. (A)
4. (E)

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