The verbal section of the GMAT gives you 75 minutes to answer 41 multiple-choice questions. The questions are designed to test your ability to comprehend written materials, evaluate arguments, and identify and correct grammatical errors. Your performance on the GMAT verbal section will receive a scaled score of 0–60.
The GMAT verbal section contains the following question types:
Reading Comprehension: Reading Comprehension requires you to read a selection and then answer a number of questions about the content, tone, main idea, and structure of the passage.
Sentence Correction: Sentence Correction questions present you with a sentence that may or may not contain a grammatical error. You’ll have to select the choice that is free from mistakes and exhibits the greatest clarity and coherence.
Critical Reasoning: Critical Reasoning requires you to evaluate and understand the nature of various arguments, through identifying their conclusions, supporting evidence, and underlying assumptions.