Overview of the Verbal Reasoning Section of the GRE


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How many SCORED Verbal Reasoning sections are on the GRE?

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1. Which of the following is NOT a type of Verbal Reasoning question on the GRE?

2. How long is each Verbal Reasoning section on the GRE, and how many questions does each section have?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The principal task of this quiz/worksheet is to ask you questions about the length of the Verbal Reasoning sections, as well as other factors that come into play with this part of the GRE.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments will plainly focus on:

  • The number of scored sections on the Verbal Reasoning portion
  • Types of questions in the Verbal Reasoning portion
  • How many questions are in each Verbal Reasoning section
  • The duration of each section
  • Qualities of the sections
  • The amount of Reading Comprehension

Skills Practiced

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding characteristics of the Verbal Reasoning section and interpret it correctly
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about the GRE in a different light
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the Verbal Reasoning section

Additional Learning

Get more information on the Verbal Reasoning section with the affiliated lesson, Overview of the Verbal Reasoning Section of the GRE. This lesson will further elaborate on:

  • The significance of timing and organization
  • Examples of questions
  • The way the Verbal Reasoning section is scored