9780764586125

GRE CBT Preparation Guide

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    9780764586125

  • ISBN10:

    0764586122

  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2000-08-01
  • Publisher: Wiley
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Summary

Required by most universities for graduate school admissions, the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) is taken by more than half a million people annually. The latest edition of this invaluable guide covers the new shift to all-electronic testing and shows you how to take the test with maximum efficiency.

Table of Contents

Preface ix
The Graduate Record Exam Computer-Based Test (GRE CBT), familiar problems with a new delivery system ix
Study Guide Checklist x
Introduction to the GRE CBT: The Computer-Based Graduate Record Examination General Test
1(14)
General Description
2(1)
Questions Commonly Asked about the Computer-Based GRE General Test (GRE CBT)
3(2)
Taking the GRE CBT: An Overview of the Process
5(4)
Test Center Procedure
6(1)
Using the Interactive Tutorials
6(2)
Scratch Paper
8(1)
Test-Taking Strategies: The Approach
9(6)
Don't Get Stuck
9(1)
Eliminate Wrong Answers
9(1)
Working from Multiple--Multiple Choice Answers
10(5)
PART I: ANALYSIS OF EXAM AREAS
Introduction to the Verbal Section
15(104)
Introduction to Antonyms
15(22)
Ability Tested
15(1)
Basic Skills Necessary
15(1)
Directions
16(1)
Analysis of Directions
16(1)
Suggested Approach with Samples
16(6)
A Short List of Common Prefixes, Suffixes, and Roots
22(3)
Antonym Practice Questions
25(7)
Answers and Explanations for the Practice Antonyms
32(5)
Introduction to Analogies
37(23)
Ability Tested
37(1)
Basic Skills Necessary
37(1)
Directions
37(1)
Analysis
37(1)
Suggested Approach with Samples
37(8)
Some Types of Relationships
45(4)
Practice Making Sentences with Word Pairs
49(1)
Possible Answers for Word Pairs
50(2)
Practice Analogy Questions
52(5)
Answers and Explanations for Analogy Questions
57(3)
Introduction to Sentence Completion
60(24)
Ability Tested
60(1)
Basic Skills Necessary
60(1)
Directions
60(2)
Analysis
62
Suggested Approach with Samples
61(12)
Practice Sentence Completion Questions
73(7)
Answers and Explanations for the Practice Sentence Completion Questions
80(4)
Introduction to Reading Comprehension
84(28)
Ability Tested
84(1)
Basic Skills Necessary
84(1)
Directions
85(1)
Analysis
85(1)
Suggested Approach with Samples
85(12)
Practice Reading Comprehension Passages and Questions
97(15)
Answers and Explanations for the Practice Reading Comprehension Questions
112(7)
Using the Following Word List
115(4)
Introduction to Quantitative Ability
119(26)
Introduction to Quantitative Comparison
119(2)
Ability Tested
119(1)
Basic Skills Necessary
120(1)
Directions
120(1)
Analysis
120(1)
Suggested Approach with Sample Problems
121(12)
Practice Quantitative Comparison Questions
133(3)
Easy to Moderate
133(1)
Average
134(1)
Above Average to Difficult
135(1)
Answers and Explanations for Practice Quantitative Comparison Questions
136(9)
Easy to Moderate
136(2)
Average
138(3)
Above Average to Difficult
141(4)
Introduction to Math Ability
145(30)
Ability Tested
145(1)
Basic Skills Necessary
145(1)
Directions
145(1)
Analysis
145(1)
Suggested Approach with Samples
145(14)
Practice Math Ability Questions
159(6)
Easy to Moderate
159(1)
Average
159(3)
Above Average to Difficult
162(3)
Answers and Explanations for Practice Math Ability Questions
165(10)
Easy to Moderate
165(1)
Average
166(5)
Above Average to Difficult
171(4)
Introduction to Graphs and Charts
175(22)
Ability Tested
175(1)
Basic Skills Necessary
175(1)
Directions
175(1)
Analysis
175(1)
Suggested Approach with Samples
175(1)
Charts and Tables
176(2)
Graphs
178(17)
Bar Graphs
178(3)
Line Graphs
181(3)
Circle Graphs (Pie Charts)
184(4)
Practice Graphs and Chart Problems
188(7)
Answers and Explanations for Graphs and Charts Sample Problems
195(2)
Important Symbols, Terminology, Formulas, and General Mathematical Information
197(8)
Common Math Symbols and Terms
197(1)
Math Formulas
198(1)
Important Equivalents
199(1)
Measures
199(2)
Customary System, or English System
199(1)
Metric System, or The International System of Units
200(1)
Problem-solving Words and Phrases
201(1)
Geometry Terms and Basic Infromation
201(4)
Angles
201(1)
Lines
202(1)
Polygons
202(1)
Circles
203(2)
Introduction to the Analytical Ability Section
205(40)
Introduction to Analytical Reasoning
205(23)
Ability Tested
205(1)
Basic Skills Necessary
206(1)
Directions
206(1)
Analysis
206(1)
Suggested Approach with Samples
206(22)
Practice Analytical Reasoning Questions
228(11)
Set 1
228(1)
Set 2
229(3)
Set 3
232(1)
Set 4
233(2)
Set 5
235(2)
Set 6
237(2)
Answers and Explanations for Practice Problems
239(6)
Set 1
239(1)
Set 2
239(1)
Set 3
240(1)
Set 4
241(1)
Set 5
242(2)
Set 6
244(1)
Introduction to Logical Reasoning
245(28)
Ability Tested
245(1)
Basic Skills Necessary
245(1)
Directions
245(1)
Analysis
245(1)
Suggested Approach with Samples
246(13)
Practice Logical Reasoning Questions
259(1)
Easy to Moderate
259(3)
Average
262(4)
Above Average to Difficult
266(2)
Answers and Explanations for the Practice Logical Reasoning Questions
268(5)
Easy to Moderate
268(1)
Average
269(1)
Above Average to Difficult
270(3)
PART II: FULL-LENGTH GRE CBT PRACTICE TEST
Verbal Section
273(20)
Quantitative Section
293(26)
Analytical Section
319(24)
Charting and Analyzing Your Test Results
343(8)
Verbal Section
343(2)
Average Level Correct
344(1)
Type of Question Missed
345(1)
Quantitative Section
345(3)
Average Level Correct
347(1)
Type of Problem Missed
347(1)
Analytical Section
348(2)
Average Level Correct
349(1)
Type of Question Missed
349(1)
Where to Go from Here
350(1)
Answers and Explanations for the Practice Test
351(40)
Verbal Section
351(6)
Quantitative Section
357(22)
Analytical Section
379(12)
PART III: ANOTHER PRACTICE TEST
Verbal Section
391(8)
Quantitative Section
399(8)
Analytical Section
407(10)
Charting and Analyzing Your Test Results
417(2)
Verbal Section
417(1)
Quantitative Section
417(1)
Analytical Section
418(1)
Answers and Explanations for Practice Test Two
419(14)
Verbal Section
419(2)
Quantitative Section
421(5)
Analytical Section
426(7)
Final Preparation: The Final Touches
433(1)
Before the Exam
433(1)
At the Exam
433

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