The SAT doesn’t test logic or abstract reasoning. It tests the skills you’re learning in school: reading, writing and math. Your knowledge and skills in these subjects are important for success in college and throughout your life.
The SAT® Program offers 20 Subject Tests that fall into general subject areas.
|History and Social Studies
|STRUCTURE AND TIMING||NEW SAT|
|Testing time||3 hours+ 50-minute essay (optional)|
|Structure||3 tests + optional essay|
|Number of questions||154|
|Time per question||1 minute, 10 seconds|
|Score range||Composite 400–1600 (SAT Essay: reported in 3 dimensions, each 2–8)|
|Test length and timing||Reading Test
Writing and Language Test