Three Major Sections Of The GRE
The three major sections of the
GRE include Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning and Analytical Writing.
In the Verbal Reasoning section :
The skills measured include the test taker's ability to:
- Analyze and evaluate written
material and synthesize information obtained from it
- Analyze relationships among
component parts of sentences
- Recognize relationships
between words and concepts.
In the Quantitative Reasoning
section: The skills measured include the test taker's ability to:
- Understand basic concepts of
arithmetic, algebra, geometry, and data analysis
- Reason quantitatively
- Solve problems in a
In the Analytical Writing
section The skills measured include the test taker's ability to:
- Articulate complex ideas
clearly and effectively
- Examine claims and
- reasons and examples
- Sustain a well-focused,
- Control the elements of
standard written English.
The GRE test is structured in a
unique manner. The number of questions in any given section is fixed, but the
level and the score value of
those questions varies according to the responses provided by the test-taker.
questions that appear on the
computer screen are largely determined by the responses that students provide.
algorithm is to use questions
of varied difficulty in order to 'zero in' on the level of question that
represents the upper
bound of the test-taker's
ability. Due to intelligence that seems to be wired into the test algorithm, the
changes over the course of the