Free Practice Test for the SAT

By Peterson's Staff updated on Thursday, July 17, 2014
Here are some sample SAT test questions to give you an idea of what you'll be seeing on testing day! If you're interested in more questions, you should register for a free account on, and use the free online SAT practice test.

(1) What is the arithmetic mean of the following equations: 6x+3, -x-9, and 4-4x?

  1. (2x-2)/3
  2. (2-x)/3
  3. (x-4)/3
  4. (x-2)/3
  5. (2x-3)/3

(2) What are the mean, median, and mode of the following set of numbers? 26, 11, 19, 17, 11, 23, 21

  1. Mean: 19 Median: 17 Mode: 11
  2. Mean: 18 Median: 17 Mode: 23
  3. Mean: 18 Median: 19 Mode: 11
  4. Mean: 17 Median: 19 Mode: 11
  5. Mean: 18 Median: 19 Mode: 12

(3) How many possible real solutions for x are there in the following equation: -(x2)+24=2x

  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3
  4. 4
  5. Impossible to determine with provided information

(4) Fill in the blanks: Amy felt that the young man had been rather ______ in his response to the professor. She decided that she would contrast him by being _______.

  1. impertinent…deferential
  2. vapid…shallow
  3. vehement…vigorous
  4. self-aggrandizing…egotistical
  5. transparent…obvious

(5) Fill in the blank: Many think that the best way to maintain a healthy weight is to show ________ behavior with regards to diet.

  1. gluttonous
  2. squalid
  3. crepuscular
  4. abstemious
  5. abstruse

(6) Fill in the blank: Her _______ style of speech led to lengthy, complicated, and confusing meetings, upsetting her much more _______ superior.

  1. oblique…laconic
  2. abrasive…pedantic
  3. bombastic…resonant
  4. sophomoric…venal
  5. mercurial…soporific


  1. D
  2. C
  3. B
  4. A
  5. D
  6. A
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