Category Archives: Answer Explanations

Mastering SAT Reading Non-Citation Questions

Female Student Studying for SAT Reading

SAT Reading Non-Citation Questions are easy to identify. Aside from General Questions, this question type is the only one that does not cite specific lines from the passage. (General Questions are easy to distinguish because they ask about the passage as a whole and, when they appear, they are always presented first, before the other questions.) Non-Citation questions are common…. Read more »

How To Master SAT Reading Citation Pairs

Most SAT Reading passages have two sets of “Citation Pair” questions. This question type – which, as the name suggests, is composed of two questions – is easy to recognize: the first question (the “Base Question”) usually appears to be a Non-Citation Question, while the second question (the “Citation Question”) asks you to choose the “best” evidence for the answer… Read more »