Study, Comprehend, Assess and Rectify Written Material
The GMAT Exam's Verbal Reasoning section contains 36 multiple choice questions to be solved in a given time duration of 65 minutes. It tests your skills to study and comprehend the written material, assess and evaluate reasons and finally rectify the material to demonstrate an effective point of view in written form.
Different Questions Types of the Verbal Section
Verbal Section consist of three different types of questions:
- Reading Comprehension
- Critical Reasoning
- Sentence Correction
With Reading Comprehension and Critical reasoning questions having sub-types intended to test the candidate for particular verbal skills.
No specific knowledge of the subject matter is required to answer the questions.
- This part test your skills to apprehend words and statement, comprehend logical relationships among major points, draw conclusions and cope with the developing quantitative concepts. Among these some specific reading tests include:
- the main idea
- supporting idea
- logical structure
- You will have to interpret material, draw conclusions or even apply this material to further context. The questioning passage includes topics like:
- social sciences and humanities
- physical and biological sciences
- Business-related field.
- It tests your skills to bring about an argument then evaluate it and form a plan of action against it.
- Critical reasoning questions consist of a small passage that comes with a question that asks to select the right choice among five which supports or declines an argument or tell why the statement is wrong.
- It tests the two basic language proficiency skills. One, the correct expression, discussing grammatically and structurally correct sentences. Two, the effective expressions, sentences that discuss the expression of an idea or relationship effectively.
- You will be provided by an underlined or partially underlined sentence with 5 options to phrase that sentence, you must choose wisely among them the correct way to form an effective sentence keeping grammar, choice of words and structure of the sentence in mind.