GRE exams are divided into two types, one is the GRE subject test and the other is GRE general test. The subject test is based on your undergraduate subjects, and the general test is based on three aspects: analytical reasoning, verbal reasoning and quantitative reasoning.

Let us look at some questions here, and help you solve the sample questions so that you can get a clear look while preparing. Read the full article, and know all about the question system in GRE and also know – does GRE repeat questions?

## Does GRE Questions Repeat?

Well, the answer is diplomatic, it is yes and a no.

Sometimes the questions do repeat, from their huge question bank which they use for the examination. If one of your friends or pal has taken the exam a few days before, then it is likely that the questions might repeat. The ETS or Educational Testing System has a question bank and that’s why the problems repeat. The repetition of the problems might be low, but they do repeat.

Sometimes it is a no, the ETS does not repeat the problems. The problems might be styled in a similar way, but the topics are different. The aspirants must not get the problems hard, because that’s just a waste of time.

## How Many Quant Questions are in GRE?

The list of problems from Quant or Quantitative Reasoning is provided below.

 GRE Sections Paper-based  No of sections Paper-based  Duration Computer-based No of questions Computer-based Duration Analytical Writing 2 sections- 2 tasks 60 minutes 1 section- two tasks 60 minutes Verbal Reasoning 2 sections- 50 questions 70 minutes 2 section- 40 questions 60 minutes Quantitative Reasoning 2 sections- 50 questions 80 minutes 2 section- 40 questions 70 minutes Unscored Varies Varies Varies Varies Research Varies Varies Varies Varies

## GRE Question Paper Pattern and Types

 Sections No.of Sections Number of questions Sub Areas Types of Questions Quantitative 2 20+20=40 problems Ratio and proportion Profit and loss Simple and compound interest Speed, distance and time Permutation & combination Linear equations Quadratic equations Sets Theory Statistics Powers and roots Probability Pipes, cisterns, work, time Lines and angles Triangles Polygon Quadrilateral Circles Coordinate geometry Order of operations Volume and surface area Percentage Number properties Quantitative Comparison Questions Numeric Entry Problems Verbal 2 20+20=40 problems Reading Comprehension Text Completion Sentence Equivalence Analytical 2 1+1=2 problems Analyzing an Issue Analyzing an Argument

### Section Name Task Focus Quantitative Point out the important and trivial Understand the purpose of a particular word and its relation with concepts Draw conclusion accordingly Verbal Using mathematical formula Solve mathematical problems and equations Analyze data Solve arithmetic sums and understand geometrical patterns Analyze quantitative information Analytical Think analytically Representing ideas in words

### GRE Subject Test

These are the subject-wise topics, which are provided below with sub sections to know it well.

 Subjects No. of Questions Sub-sections Biology Cellular and Molecular Biology Organismal Biology Ecology and Evolution Chemistry 130 Analytical Chemistry Inorganic Chemistry Organic Chemistry Physical Chemistry English 230 Literary Analysis Identification Cultural and Historical Contexts History and Theory of Literary Criticism Mathematics 66 Calculus Algebra (Linear algebra, abstract algebra, elementary algebra, and number theory) Discrete Mathematics Real Analysis Probability and Statistics Additional Mathematics Physics 100 Classical Mechanics Electromagnetism Optics and Wave Phenomena Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics Quantum Mechanics Atomic Physics Special Relativity Laboratory Methods Specialized Topics like Nuclear and Particle Physics etc. Psychology 205 Biological Cognitive Social Developmental Clinical Measurement/Methodology/Other

### GRE Sample Topics

Here are some sample problems below, which will provide you with all the types and will make it easy for you to understand.

PALATABLE

(A) culinary

(B) odorous

(C) unappetizing

(D) unflavored

(E) bland

#### Analogies

IMPREGNABLE : ASSAULT ::

(A) invincible : control

(B) independent : conquest

(C) inimitable : modification

(D) immutable : alteration

(E) intractable : destruction

#### Sentence Completions

The remarkable fact that many inventions had their birth as toys suggests that people philosophize more freely when they know that there —- leads to no —- results.

(A) cogitation … trivial

(B) persistence … satisfactory

(C) speculation … weighty

(D) creativity … measurable

(E) conjecture … inconsequential

#### Math Multiple Choice

Which of the following is a common factor of both x2 – 4x – 5 and x2 – 6x – 7?

(A) x – 5

(B) x – 7

(C) x – 1

(D) x + 5

(E) x + 1

#### Quantitative Comparisons

If the quantity in Column A is greater, select choice (A). If the quantity in Column B is greater, select choice (B). If the two columns are the same, select choice (C). If the relationship cannot be determined from the information given, select choice (D).

xy = 21

x < 3

Column A: 7

Column B: y

(A) Quantity in Column A is greater.

(B) Quantity in Column B is greater.

(C) Two columns are equal.

(D) Relationships cannot be determined from the information given

Conclusion

If you are preparing for the GRE, stay focused. Don’t waste time looking for questions, if they are repeated or not, because that’s not something that can be predictable. One should focus on the pattern of the test, the criteria and solve as many problems as they can. Losing concentration and looking for shortcuts will not help. Have a focused mind and look for more problems to solve. This will help in your preparation and maintaining yourself physically and mentally is also important.