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Reading Comprehension Techniques for the GMAT

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What is the most common type of question you'll encounter in the reading comprehension section of the GMAT?

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1. What is the GMAT used for?

2. How many different types of reading comprehension questions might you encounter on the GMAT?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet provides the chance to test what you remember about some techniques to help you do your best on the reading comprehension section of the GMAT. You'll review the types of questions on this section as well.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet is designed to test what you know about:

  • The most common type of question in the reading comprehension section of the GMAT
  • What the GMAT is used for
  • The number of different types of reading comprehension questions
  • What reading with a purpose means

Skills Practiced

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read about the types of questions on the reading comprehension section of the GMAT and interpret them correctly
  • Information recall - see if you remember what the GMAT is used for
  • Knowledge application - review what you know about the types of questions that come in the form of analogies to answer a question about it

Additional Learning

You can find a more comprehensive review of this topic in the lesson, Reading Comprehension Techniques for the GMAT. This lesson offers additional information about:

  • The format for the reading comprehension section of the GMAT
  • The four basic techniques
  • What inference questions are
  • The questions that refer to the author's feelings expressed in the passage
  • Understanding how you read
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