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Kristin Fracchia

ACT Challenge Question 11: Comparison Reading Passage

Magoosh ACT Challenge Question

This week, we’re polishing our reading glasses and tackling a challenging ACT comparison reading passage question. As you well know, knowledgeable ACT test-taker (nod head in agreement), many of the ACT exams in the past year have included a comparison reading passage — something you WON’T find in the current Red Book.

But you WILL find one on the ACT student website. We’ve written a bonus challenge question for you to practice with that doesn’t appear on the ACT website (although you should try those too!).

So head on over here to read the passage and then check out the ACT Reading Challenge Question below.

Done reading? Perfect! Here’s the question. See if you can crack it, bookworm! The answer and explanation will be revealed right here on Friday!

The authors of Passage A and Passage B are most alike in their:

  1. sense of isolation within their own families.
  2. naivety about the future of space exploration.
  3. initial disbelief that they could be witnesses to the moon landing.
  4. excitement following Neil Armstrong’s first steps on the moon.


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About Kristin Fracchia

Kristin makes sure Magoosh's sites are full of awesome, free resources that can be found by students prepping for standardized tests. With a PhD from UC Irvine and degrees in Education and English, she’s been working in education since 2004 and has helped students prepare for standardized tests, as well as college and graduate school admissions, since 2007. She enjoys the agony and bliss of train running, backpacking, hot yoga, and esoteric knowledge.

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