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## Question Difficulty of Official GMAT Guide Books

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Question Difficulty of Official GMAT Guide Books Wed May 23, 2012 8:09 am
There may not be a specific answer to this question, but does anyone have a general idea of the difficulty level for the questions on any of the Official GMAT Guide questions? For example, there are around 176 questions in the quant review book would questions 1-25 be level 200-300, questions 26-50 300-400, questions 51-75 be 400-500, etc.? I am reviewing all of the problems regardless; however, I would like a better bench mark as to which questions I need to focus more on.

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Wed May 23, 2012 8:25 am
duncansn wrote:
There may not be a specific answer to this question, but does anyone have a general idea of the difficulty level for the questions on any of the Official GMAT Guide questions? For example, there are around 176 questions in the quant review book would questions 1-25 be level 200-300, questions 26-50 300-400, questions 51-75 be 400-500, etc.? I am reviewing all of the problems regardless; however, I would like a better bench mark as to which questions I need to focus more on.
That's not a bad system, but I'd revise it slightly.

Since the majority of scores are between 450 and 650, I'd have to imagine that the OGs have more questions in that range. So, for example, there are probably more questions in the 500-600 range than in the 200-300 range.

That said, your system will give you a rough idea of your abilities. Of course, the best gauge is to take an official practice test.

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Wed May 23, 2012 8:41 am
Ok, thank you. I only used 200-300 as an example. The reason I ask is because I answered the majority of the questions correct until about question 70 then started missing a lot. So I was just wondering if the questions started becoming significantly harder after a certain point. I take a practice exam about once a week an just want to have an idea of the question levels so I can score beyond what I have been scoring in the practice exams.

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Thu May 24, 2012 11:12 am
see below the levels of OG questions -

http://www.gmathacks.com/officialguide12ed/questions-by-difficulty.html

hope it helps

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Wed May 30, 2012 10:52 am
Do you know if there is a site like that for OG 11th edition?

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Wed May 30, 2012 11:03 am
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Do you know if there is a site like that for OG 11th edition?
well, lots of questions from OG 11 are repeated in OG 12. so, u can just search for the question u r interested in

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