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GRE Reading-Comprehension Practice Questions (Verbal Reasoning)

Here you'll find four GRE Reading Comprehension practice questions (two reading passages, two questions per passage). The passages and questions range from easier to more difficult than average by GRE standards.

NOTE: During the actual exam, each Verbal Reasoning section will include several Reading Comprehension passages, each accompanied by one or more questions. These question sets will be mixed with test items employing two other basic formats.

Scroll down each page for an explanatory answer to the question at hand. The link to Directions returns you to this page. This is not a timed test. But if you want to simulate GRE testing conditions, limit yourself to 8 minutes for all four questions.


This passage is accompanied by one or more questions about its content. Answer all questions on the basis of what the passage states or implies.

Practice Questions
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