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by Anahatha » Mon May 16, 2011 7:43 am
I have a doubt. If we select an option for the last question on any section , but the time is up before we confirm the answer , will the answer get recorded?

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by DominateTheGMAT » Mon May 16, 2011 8:39 am
Good question. If you have not confirmed the answer before time runs out, it will not be recorded.

Be sure to allot 5-6 seconds per question to guess on the final few questions when you're running out of time, for exactly that reason. Your brain can make a guess in a split second, but the computer isn't always so fast :)

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by Aditya57 » Tue May 17, 2011 5:53 am
DominateTheGMAT wrote:Good question. If you have not confirmed the answer before time runs out, it will not be recorded.

Be sure to allot 5-6 seconds per question to guess on the final few questions when you're running out of time, for exactly that reason. Your brain can make a guess in a split second, but the computer isn't always so fast :)

Hope this helps.
That was a great advice,I've taken two tests till now,I've scored 680 (q=49) in both of them ,however my quant section timing has really not been upto the mark.The last 5 questions I'm just taking some random guess and sadly all the questions happen to be from data sufficiency and are time consuming. I request you to tell me how to pace myself in the practise tests,say having smaller bench marks within stipulated time,(solving x questions in 30 min,45 min etc).Thanks in advance

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by adallas » Tue May 17, 2011 7:25 am
Actually, the above advice is incorrect.

https://www.beatthegmat.com/running-out- ... t6309.html