verbal reasoning

Guide To Verbal Section Of The GRE

Applying for the GRE is simple. Studying for the GRE should be as well.

If you haven’t signed up for the GRE yet please check out our article on HOW TO APPLY AND REGISTER TO THE GRE

Now that you are scheduled to take the exam lets focus on  the GRE three sections.

  • Verbal Reasoning
  • Quantitative Reasoning
  • Analytical Writing

The Verbal Reasoning measure of the GRE® revised General Test assesses your ability to

  • analyze and evaluate written material
  • synthesize information obtained from it,
  • analyze relationships among component parts of sentences
  • recognize relationships among words and concepts.

Verbal Reasoning questions appear in several formats, each of which is discussed in detail in the corresponding sections linked to below.

  • About half of the measure requires you to read passages and answer questions on those passages.
  • The other half requires you to read, interpret and complete existing sentences, groups of sentences or paragraphs.

Verbal Reasoning Question Types

The Verbal Reasoning measure contains three types of questions. Click on the links below to get a closer look at each, including sample questions with rationales.


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