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How many EXPERIMENTAL Questions ?

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How many EXPERIMENTAL Questions ?

Post Tue Dec 25, 2012 6:40 pm
Is it possible for us to know how many experimental questions would be there on GMAT test ? I read somewhere that app 25 % of the questions are experimental ones, is this true ? Or is there no official statement related to this ?

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The "non-scored items" are part of the 37 Quant and 41 Verbal -- NOT additional.

The experimental questions will feel the same and will not really be something that you could distinguish from the other questions.

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Hello, Nona. David is correct. The experimental questions are included throughout the exam and are not distinguished in any way. As always, the best strategy is to focus on the question in front of you, and not distract yourself trying to figure out which questions are scored and which are not!

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The "non-scored items" are part of the 37 Quant and 41 Verbal -- NOT additional.

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Hello, Nona. David is correct. The experimental questions are included throughout the exam and are not distinguished in any way. As always, the best strategy is to focus on the question in front of you, and not distract yourself trying to figure out which questions are scored and which are not!

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so the experimental questions are a % of the 37 quant r 41 verbal questions or the total in each section will be 41+ x experimental and 37+ y experimental questions ?

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