ACT- Since 2006, ACT Inc has developed the GMAT test (the letters ACT do not stand for anything). AWA- The ‘Analytical Writing Assessment’, one of the three sections on the GMAT test Every GMAT begins with two essay questions (‘Analysis of an Argument’ and ‘Analysis of an Issue’) and the test-taker has a half hour to write a short response to each. The GMAT measures verbal, analytical, and quantitative skills. It includes multiple-choice questions as well as two analytical writing questions. The GMAT bulletin has additional information The multiple choice Quantitative Section of the GMAT has two question types: Problem Solving and Data Sufficiency. The Data Sufficiency question type is unique to the GMAT.