Typing Test

How many words per minute can you type?

The third little pig worked hard all day and built his house with bricks. It was a sturdy house complete with a fine fireplace and chimney. It looked like it could withstand the strongest winds. The next day, a wolf happened to pass by the lane where the three little pigs lived; and he saw the straw house, and he smelled the pig inside. He thought the pig would make a mighty fine meal and his mouth began to water.

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About the test

This is a simple test of typing speed, measuring words per minute, or WPM.

The standard measure of WPM is (5 * number of characters) / (time taken). By that measurement, "quick brown fox" is 15 characters, including spaces.

The recorded score is WPM * Accuracy.