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 8.1 RC X-Ray 8.2 RC Fundamentals 8.3 RC Step Method

 8.4 RC Question Types 8.5 Common RC Traps 8.6 Practice Problems
RC X-Ray
On test day, you’ll see about eight questions spread out among roughly three passages. A common breakdown consists of two questions accompanying a short passage (roughly 150 words), two questions on another short passage, and four questions on a longer passage (roughly 450 words). The passages will be interspersed among the other Verbal question types—Analogies, Antonyms, and Sentence Completions. Once a Reading Comp passage appears, you’ll have to answer all of its accompanying questions before moving on to the other question types.
On the actual test, the passages will always appear alongside the questions. Most passages don’t fit on the screen, so you’ll usually have to scroll to see the entire thing. You’ll see only one question at a time, but a heading at the top of the passage will let you know how many questions accompany each passage.
Here is what a typical RC passage and question look like:
 Directions: After reading the passage, choose the best answer to each question. Answer all questions following the passage on the basis of what is stated or implied in the passage.