of Test Questions-
Completions. Sentence Completion questions ask you to choose a word or
words that fill in the blanks in a given sentence.
Analogies present a pair of words that have some logical relationship. Then
the choices present other pairs of words. You have to choose the pair that
has the same kind of relationship to the first pair.
- Reading Comprehension.
Reading comprehension questions relate to a passage that is provided for you
to read. The passage can be about almost anything, and the questions about
it test how well you understood the passage and the information in it.
Antonym questions present a single vocabulary word. You must pick the answer
choice that is most nearly opposite in meaning to the given word.
Comparisons. Quantitative comparison questions test you skills in comparing
information and in estimating. You'll see two quantities, one in Column A
and one in Column B. The task is to compare the two quantities and decide
if one is greater than the other, if they are equal, or if no comparison is
- Problem Solving.
Problem solving questions present multiple-choice problems in arithmetic,
basic algebra, and elementary geometry. The task is to solve the problems
and choose the correct answer from among five answer choices.
Graph questions present mathematical information in pictorial form. Each graph
is followed by questions about it.
Reasoning. Analytical reasoning questions present a situation and some
conditions. Based on this information, you must draw logical conclusions.
- Logical Reasoning.
Logical reasoning questions present an argument that you are asked to analyze.
Questions may require you to draw a conclusion, to identify assumptions, or
to recognize strengths or weaknesses in the argument.
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