Just in case you’re wondering how to approach the PSAT in October or how crack your SAT reading score, consider Allen Cheng’s advice: read each passage in 3 minutes and only spend 30 seconds on each question. For those questions you do not know how to answer, Cheng advises guessing. That’s right. He explains these strategies clearly. Read more. It’s important to recognize and understand the 8 types of reading questions. Be deliberate about identifying and correcting your error patterns. Watch your reading score rise!