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GRE Verbal Reasoning Practice Test

Take a GRE verbal reasoning practice test to study for your exam.

We offer 2 options for you to use. You can take a full-length exam or answer small sets of specific verbal reasoning questions.

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Choose between our full-length GRE verbal practice test or our specific practice sets.

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

GRE Verbal Reasoning Overview

The verbal reasoning section of the GRE contains 2 sections:

  • Section 1: 12 Questions, 18 Minutes
  • Section 2: 15 Questions, 23 Minutes

You will be asked to answer 3 types of questions:

  • Reading Comprehension: ~14 Questions
  • Text Completion: ~7 Questions
  • Sentence Equivalence: ~6 Questions

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

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Frequently Asked Questions

There are 2 total sections on this portion of the exam:

  • Section 1: 12 Questions, 18 Minutes
  • Section 2: 15 Questions, 23 Minutes

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
  • 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.

The GRE verbal section is scored on a scale of 130-170.

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.