GRE Verbal Reasoning Practice Test

Use our GRE verbal reasoning practice test to study for your exam. The GRE verbal reasoning section is a challenging section of the exam.

The GRE verbal questions below are broken down by question type. You can focus on specific types of questions when using our practice exams.

Summary: Use our GRE verbal reasoning practice to prepare for your exam. If you want more help, consider using GRE prep courses.

GRE Verbal Reasoning Practice

You will find 9 GRE verbal practice tests below. Each exam includes specific types of questions.

Make sure to review the answer explanations at the end of each exam to help you learn complex concepts.

If you are looking to practice for other sections of the exam, visit our GRE practice test home.

GRE Verbal Reasoning Overview

The verbal reasoning section of the GRE contains 2 sections. Each verbal reasoning section is:

  • 20 questions
  • 30 minutes

You will be asked to answer 3 types of questions:

  • Reading Comprehension
  • Text Completion
  • Sentence Equivalence

GRE Verbal Reasoning Overview

If you feel comfortable with this section, practice for other sections by visiting our free GRE practice test home.

GRE Verbal Reasoning FAQs

There are 2 total sections on this portion of the exam. Each section is 30 minutes long and contains 20 questions.

For more information on the GRE, read our GRE overview guide.

You will be asked to answer 3 different categories of questions – reading comprehension, text completion, and sentence equivalence.

There are a couple of different types of questions on GRE verbal reasoning. You may see multiple-choice, multiple-select, and select-in-passage questions.

Using GRE verbal questions is a great way to prepare for these types of questions.

Trevor Klee
Trevor is our GMAT and GRE expert. Trevor runs his own tutoring company and scored in the 99th percentile of the GRE and GMAT.