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# RC Global Questions !

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07 Mar 2004, 22:54
Hi pals,
I have never seen anybody posting anything for RCs here, probably due to RCs's subjectivity. But i have hampered largely due to Global RC Questions while encountering real gmat RCs.
Global questions mainly includes:
- The primary purpose of the passage is....
- The tone of the passage is.....
- The author's primary objective in the passage is...
- The main topic of the passage is..... (most easiest among all, i think)

Well, these are the few of such kind.
Buddies, Lets discuss the strategy to solve such kind of questions.

Dharmin

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08 Mar 2004, 07:16
a few pointers:

The primary purpose of the passage is....
Usually, by reading the introduction, spotting cue words (however, in fact, moreover, etc) and read the first and last lines of each other paragraph will help you with the purpose of the passage.

The tone of the passage is.....
Again, cue words will give you an idea of the tone of the passage. Usually, extreme choices should be discounted (ie outrage, euphoria, scorn)

The author's primary objective in the passage is...
This is similar to the primary purpose of the passage

The main topic of the passage is.....
Self explanatory
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Paul

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09 Mar 2004, 10:05
Quote:
few pointers:

The primary purpose of the passage is....
Usually, by reading the introduction, spotting cue words (however, in fact, moreover, etc) and read the first and last lines of each other paragraph will help you with the purpose of the passage.

The tone of the passage is.....
Again, cue words will give you an idea of the tone of the passage. Usually, extreme choices should be discounted (ie outrage, euphoria, scorn)

The author's primary objective in the passage is...
This is similar to the primary purpose of the passage

The main topic of the passage is.....
Self explanatory

Hai paul, Thanks for tips buddy
But It seems even to get your tips get going, i have to practice more and more with GMAT RCs. Correct ?
Thanks indeed paul

Dharmin

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10 Mar 2004, 07:34
Dharmin wrote:
Hi pals,
I have never seen anybody posting anything for RCs here,.....
Dharmin

how come you say so, dharmin? i have already posted 25 passages, just go to third page of this forum..

anyway, i continue posting them, if nobody minds....

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10 Mar 2004, 23:26
surat wrote:
Dharmin wrote:
Hi pals,
I have never seen anybody posting anything for RCs here,.....
Dharmin

how come you say so, dharmin? i have already posted 25 passages, just go to third page of this forum..

anyway, i continue posting them, if nobody minds....

Hi surat,
Indeed sorry pal, Even i didnt tried to search on the next to next page prior to articulate senteance.
Buddy, i would earnestly try at your RCs and thanks in advanced for starting RC-Posts.
Moreover, if possible for you please furnish some tips to handle RC global questions. How to discriminate minor differences in tones etc.

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11 Mar 2004, 00:43
Dharmin wrote:
... Moreover, if possible for you please furnish some tips to handle RC global questions. How to discriminate minor differences in tones etc. Dharmin

sorry, dude. my gmat components (sc, cr - verbal, ds and ps - math) are weak. and what is more - rc is my weakeeeesst place in gmat, so i can not furnish any tips. i only choose answers by implication.. for the present the result is 50/50 (right/wrong)...

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11 Mar 2004, 00:56
surat wrote:
Dharmin wrote:
... Moreover, if possible for you please furnish some tips to handle RC global questions. How to discriminate minor differences in tones etc. Dharmin

sorry, dude. my gmat components (sc, cr - verbal, ds and ps - math) are weak. and what is more - rc is my weakeeeesst place in gmat, so i can not furnish any tips. i only choose answers by implication.. for the present the result is 50/50 (right/wrong)...

Its okay pal, We are in the same boat. Infect do u know, KPADMA started a wonderful topic to identify tone of the passage. Lets watch...

dharmin

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11 Jun 2010, 08:15
its tricky

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