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Avg # of RC passages per test

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Avg # of RC passages per test

Post Sat Jan 26, 2008 3:13 pm
does anyone know the Avg number # of RC passages per test ?

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Post Sat Jan 26, 2008 3:58 pm
The most recent trend is for test takers to see 4 RC passages. The first two usually have 4 questions each and the latter two have 3 questions each.

There's no "rule", however - you could see anywhere from 3-5 passages, with 3-5 questions per passage.

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Post Sat Jan 26, 2008 3:23 pm
Agree with Sid. Expect 4, but it can range from 3-5.

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Post Sat Jan 26, 2008 3:22 pm
I think it could be anywhere from 3-4, But less than 5. Last time, I took a test on GMAT prep, I had 4 RC passages. I hope this helps.

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