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GMAT Reading Comprehension: 7 Most Common Passage Types [#permalink]
05 Mar 2014, 02:48
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GMAT Reading Comprehension: 7 Most Common Passage Types
Every other day we'll be finding discussions of interesting and tricky questions from previous years. We will be finding 5-10 Reading Comprehension passages every day based on Most Common Passage & Question types tested on the GMAT:
Short Passage – 200-250 words
Long Passage – 350-450 words
Natural Sciences - Biology, Physics, Evolution, Classification of living beings, etc.
Physical Sciences - Health care, Medical research, Bio Chemistry, Astronomy, Cosmology, Technology, etc.
Abstract Sciences - Logic, Philosophy, Psychology, Intelligence Levels, Aptitudes, Child Bearing and Rearing, etc.
Social Sciences - History, Politics, Economics, Sociology, etc.
Law - Legal History, International Law, Human rights, Legal Theory, Famous legal cases, etc.
Humanities - Classic and Contemporary Art, Literature, Films, Music, etc.
Business and Economics
Study those hand-picked tough and tricky questions which have not been discussed for at least a year or two (you may have missed them otherwise) and review replies and tips from our expert team and prominent members**.
**Combined Effort by Gmatclub moderators and experts. Kudos and thanks to Narenn,dentobizz, prodizy, WaterFlowsUp, WoundedTiger, mau5, daagh and Bunuel for bringing this project together.**
Submit Fresh GMAT Reading Comprehension Passages as well as Concept Initiator Articles - Get Kudos Points
Have you come across a unique RC Passage that has not been discussed on GMATCLUB yet? This is the right time to bring that question on the Forum and to earn a Kudos for the same!
Do you think you have very useful notes for attacking RC questions? Here is an excellent opportunity to share your valuable resources with other community members – Apart from Sincere Thanks by many community members you will also get 5 Kudos from the GMAT CLUB as a small token of Appreciation for your contribution in making this community rich with useful resources.
Terms & Conditions for posting a GMAT Passage:
You will post a fresh RC passage in the RC Forum. Please carry out the search in the search box to ensure that your passage has NEVER been posted on the forum before
Your passage should be on the passage type we have taken for Bumping on given day. e.g. If we have taken ‘Physical Sciences’ passage type for the Bumping today, then you should post fresh ‘Business and Economics’ passage(s) on the RC Forum within 24 hours or until we take next question type for Bumping.
You will subsequently PM me the link of your passage(s) for further evaluation.
If your passage(s) qualifies our acceptance criteria, you will be given 1 Kudos point for each question.
It is a MUST to indicate the source of your passage and Tag it appropriately.
Passages from the following sources will not be considered for Kudos – 1000 series, Brutal SC, Barron, and LSAT.
Any difficulty is accepted (600, 700, 750+ level)
By posting your passage(s) on the forum, you release any copyright rights to the passage you may produce and allow GMAT Club to publish any material as needed
Please reproduce the entire passage in the original format along with its ALL QUESTIONS, options, OAs and, if possible, OEs.
Acceptance Criteria for Questions:
Passage(s) should not be discussed on the GMATCLUB before.
Passage(s) should be posted along with all the questions and their OAs.
Passage(s) should have all the REQUIRED tags.
Passage(s) should be of a Reliable Source – It is mandatory to indicate source of the Question.
Terms & Conditions for posting a GMAT RC Concept Initiator Article or Link:
The article should not be posted/discussed in the GMATCLUB forum before
The article should not be among the Articles/links already cited in the master thread
If you are NOT posting a article compiled by you, Please mention the source of your article(s) along with the link to the source/video
Your article should be related to the passage type we have taken for Bumping on given day. e.g. If we have taken ‘Physical Sciences’ passage type for the Bumping today, then you should ONLY post related concept article(s) on the RC Forum within 24 hours or until we take next question type for Bumping.
You will subsequently PM me the link of your article for further evaluation.
If your concept article qualifies our acceptance criteria, you will we given 5 Kudos point for it.
By posting your Article(s) on the forum, you release any copyright rights to the Article you may produce and allow GMAT Club to publish any material as needed
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