2012 PSAT/NMSQT Practice Test Explanations
Taking the complete Practice Test before test day gives you the best preparation for the PSAT/NMSQT. It will help you become familiar with the test format and instructions for each type of test question. After you score your Practice Test, use the answer explanations here to help you improve your skills and do your best on test day.
If you do not have a copy of the 2012 Practice Test, please ask your counselor for a copy of the 2012 Official Student Guide to the PSAT/NMSQT.
Select a test section title below to download the answer explanations for the questions that appear in that Practice Test section:
Critical Reading (CR): Section 1 (.pdf/195K)
Critical Reading (CR): Section 3 (.pdf/190K)
Mathematics (M): Section 2 (.pdf/189K)
Mathematics (M): Section 4 (.pdf/169K)
Writing Skills (W): Section 5 (.pdf/213K)