The verbal section of the GMAT contributes to the 200-800 GMAT score. This section measures your English language skills such as your ability to:
Though this looks simple enough, the time constraints make the verbal section challenging for many students. The verbal section has 36 questions, which need to be answered in 65 minutes. So, on an average, you have 1 minute and 48 seconds to answer each question.
The verbal section is computer adaptive: this means that the difficulty level of each question changes based on your performance in the previous question. If a question is answered correctly, the difficulty level of the next question increases. On the other hand, if a question is answered incorrectly, the difficulty level decreases. You cannot skip any question, navigate to any other question, return to question or change an answer to any question in this section. You need to answer one question completely to move on to the next.
- Harshit Singh
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With focused preparation, one can definitely crack the GMAT. GMAT is a standardized test: this means that we can analyze it and understand the type of questions that would appear on the GMAT. To do well in the GMAT verbal section, we must prepare using material that reflects the actual GMAT. GMAT Verbal section has questions that are not hard, but tricky. Learning how to handle these tricky questions, makes the test easier to crack.
The verbal score on the Verbal section of the GMAT contributes to the 200-800 GMAT score. This makes it extremely important.
● Be aware of how GMAT tests verbal reasoning. For prep, use proper material that reflects the questions on GMAT.
● If English is not your strength, work on basic verbal skills and reading comprehension in addition to your GMAT prep.
● Practice well and often.
● Make a note of the time taken for questions and work to reduce the time taken.
The verbal section has 36 questions, which need to be answered in 65 minutes. You cannot skip any question, navigate to any other question, return to question or change an answer to any question in this section. You need to answer one question completely to move on to the next.
The three question types in the GMAT verbal section are reading comprehension, sentence correction and critical reasoning.
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