Middle and Upper Level SSAT

Section

Number of Questions

Minutes per Section

Content

Writing Sample

1 Prompt

25 Minutes

Student-produced response to a given topic

Quantitative 1

25 Questions

30 Minutes

Arithmetic, basic algebra, and basic geometry

Reading Comprehension

40 Questions

40 Minutes

Passage-based critical reading

Verbal

60 Questions

30 Minutes

Synonyms and analogies

Quantitative 2

25 Questions

30 Minutes

Arithmetic, basic algebra, and basic geometry

Experimental (unscored)

16 Questions

15 Minutes

Six verbal, five reading, and five quantitative questions

 

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