# What happens if you leave questions blank on the act?

## What happens if you leave questions blank on the act?

There is no penalty for guessing on the ACT. Never, ever, ever, leave any answers blank. You have a 25% chance of getting the question right if you guess. So at the very least, always guess!

## Is it better to leave an answer blank on the SAT?

You will not be penalized for getting a wrong answer on the SAT, so make sure to never leave a question blank! For every correct answer you choose, you’ll earn one point, and for every blank or wrong answer, you’ll earn zero points.

What happens if you don’t finish the act?

Not finishing your test does affect your ACT score. In the ACT, you gain points by answering questions correctly. By not finishing, you miss the points you might have gained from those questions.

How many questions can you miss to get a 32 on the ACT?

How many questions can I miss to get a 33 or 32 on the ACT? That depends on the year, section of missed questions, and the curve. The ACT is curved based on the highest scorers of the exam during that date. So 0 wrong can be a 36, but any number wrong can still be be a 36.

### How many questions can you miss on the act and still get a 36?

So…how many questions can you miss for a perfect ACT score? You can get up to five questions wrong on the ACT (or skip them—the test doesn’t deduct points in either case, so they count the same towards your score) and still get a perfect score of 36.