GRE RC (Reading Comprehension) online Test

Direction: Read the following passage and answer question about the information in a passage on the basis of what is stated or implied in that passage. The question is followed by four options and you are to choose the one best answer A, B, C or D. The largest diamond ever found is the Rajputana Diamond. This diamond weighed 3,208 carats in its uncut state when it was discovered in India on November 25, 1705. The Rajputana Diamond was cut into five major stones and 120 smaller ones. The largest of the cut stones, and still the largest cut diamond in the world, is the pear-shaped Kohinoor at 840 carats. This diamond, which is also known as the Honor of India, is more than 4 inches long and 2.65 inches wide. It became part of the British crown jewels in 1845. What is the best title for this passage?
Diamond Cutting
The World’s Biggest Diamond, Uncut and Cut
Measuring Diamonds in Carats
The British Crown Jewels
Direction: Read the following passage and answer question about the information in a passage on the basis of what is stated or implied in that passage. The question is followed by four options and you are to choose the one best answer A, B, C or D. The largest diamond ever found is the Rajputana Diamond. This diamond weighed 3,208 carats in its uncut state when it was discovered in India on November 25, 1705. The Rajputana Diamond was cut into five major stones and 120 smaller ones. The largest of the cut stones, and still the largest cut diamond in the world, is the pear-shaped Kohinoor at 840 carats. This diamond, which is also known as the Honor of India, is more than 4 inches long and 2.65 inches wide. It became part of the British crown jewels in 1845. The word “uncut” in second sentence of the first para is closest in meaning to which of the following?
Finished
Unnatural
Pear
Whole
Direction: Read the following passage and answer question about the information in a passage on the basis of what is stated or implied in that passage. The question is followed by four options and you are to choose the one best answer A, B, C or D. The largest diamond ever found is the Rajputana Diamond. This diamond weighed 3,208 carats in its uncut state when it was discovered in India on November 25, 1705. The Rajputana Diamond was cut into five major stones and 120 smaller ones. The largest of the cut stones, and still the largest cut diamond in the world, is the pear-shaped Kohinoor at 840 carats. This diamond, which is also known as the Honor of India, is more than 4 inches long and 2.65 inches wide. It became part of the British crown jewels in 1845. The word “discovered” in second sentence of first para is closest in meaning to
Created
Found
Buried
Weighed
Direction: Read the following passage and answer question about the information in a passage on the basis of what is stated or implied in that passage. The question is followed by four options and you are to choose the one best answer A, B, C or D. The largest diamond ever found is the Rajputana Diamond. This diamond weighed 3,208 carats in its uncut state when it was discovered in India on November 25, 1705. The Rajputana Diamond was cut into five major stones and 120 smaller ones. The largest of the cut stones, and still the largest cut diamond in the world, is the pear-shaped Kohinoor at 840 carats. This diamond, which is also known as the Honor of India, is more than 4 inches long and 2.65 inches wide. It became part of the British crown jewels in 1845. It can be inferred from the passage that the Rajputana Diamond was cut into how many total stones?
5
120
125
840
Direction: Read the following passage and answer question about the information in a passage on the basis of what is stated or implied in that passage. The question is followed by four options and you are to choose the one best answer A, B, C or D. The largest diamond ever found is the Rajputana Diamond. This diamond weighed 3,208 carats in its uncut state when it was discovered in India on November 25, 1705. The Rajputana Diamond was cut into five major stones and 120 smaller ones. The largest of the cut stones, and still the largest cut diamond in the world, is the pear-shaped Kohinoor at 840 carats. This diamond, which is also known as the Honor of India, is more than 4 inches long and 2.65 inches wide. It became part of the British crown jewels in 1845. The word “major” in first line of second para could best be replaced by
Well-known
Military
Natural
Big
Direction: Read the following passage and answer question about the information in a passage on the basis of what is stated or implied in that passage. The question is followed by four options and you are to choose the one best answer A, B, C or D. The largest diamond ever found is the Rajputana Diamond. This diamond weighed 3,208 carats in its uncut state when it was discovered in India on November 25, 1705. The Rajputana Diamond was cut into five major stones and 120 smaller ones. The largest of the cut stones, and still the largest cut diamond in the world, is the pear-shaped Kohinoor at 840 carats. This diamond, which is also known as the Honor of India, is more than 4 inches long and 2.65 inches wide. It became part of the British crown jewels in 1845. Which of the following is not true about Kohinoor?
It was cut from the Rajputana Diamond.
It weighs 3,208 carats.
It is the biggest cut diamond in the world.
It is sometimes called the Honor of India
Direction: Read the following passage and answer question about the information in a passage on the basis of what is stated or implied in that passage. The question is followed by four options and you are to choose the one best answer A, B, C or D. The largest diamond ever found is the Rajputana Diamond. This diamond weighed 3,208 carats in its uncut state when it was discovered in India on November 25, 1705. The Rajputana Diamond was cut into five major stones and 120 smaller ones. The largest of the cut stones, and still the largest cut diamond in the world, is the pear-shaped Kohinoor at 840 carats. This diamond, which is also known as the Honor of India, is more than 4 inches long and 2.65 inches wide. It became part of the British crown jewels in 1845. All of the following are true about the shape of the Honor of India except that
It is in the shape of a pear.
It is less than 5 inches long.
It is longer than it is wide.
It is 4.9 inches wide.
Direction: Read the following passage and answer question about the information in a passage on the basis of what is stated or implied in that passage. The question is followed by four options and you are to choose the one best answer A, B, C or D. The largest diamond ever found is the Rajputana Diamond. This diamond weighed 3,208 carats in its uncut state when it was discovered in India on November 25, 1705. The Rajputana Diamond was cut into five major stones and 120 smaller ones. The largest of the cut stones, and still the largest cut diamond in the world, is the pear-shaped Kohinoor at 840 carats. This diamond, which is also known as the Honor of India, is more than 4 inches long and 2.65 inches wide. It became part of the British crown jewels in 1845. According to the passage, what happened to Kohinoor?
It remained in Asia.
It was cut in smaller stones.
It was cut and changed into the Honor of India.
It became the property of the British Royal family.
Direction: Read the following passage and answer question about the information in a passage on the basis of what is stated or implied in that passage. The question is followed by four options and you are to choose the one best answer A, B, C or D. The largest diamond ever found is the Rajputana Diamond. This diamond weighed 3,208 carats in its uncut state when it was discovered in India on November 25, 1705. The Rajputana Diamond was cut into five major stones and 120 smaller ones. The largest of the cut stones, and still the largest cut diamond in the world, is the pear-shaped Kohinoor at 840 carats. This diamond, which is also known as the Honor of India, is more than 4 inches long and 2.65 inches wide. It became part of the British crown jewels in 1845. Where in the passage does the author mention the Rajputana Diamond’s weight when it was mined?
1-2 sentences of para 1
Sentence 3 of para 1
Sentence 4-5 of the passage
Sentence 6 of the passage
Direction: Read the following passage and answer question about the information in a passage on the basis of what is stated or implied in that passage. The question is followed by four options and you are to choose the one best answer A, B, C or D. Stump-Up® was invented in 1986 by Tokyo Beverages Owner Okawa Bhery. The name for the product was actually proposed by Okawa’s assistant, Fizzy Brewndon. The name was taken from the two most unusual ingredients in the drink, the Canadian banana leaf and the Asian stump root. The recipe for today’s Stump-Up® is very well guarded. Many of the ingredients are known; in addition to banana leaves and stump root, they include strawberry, cocoa, lemon, cinnamon, nuts, vanilla, caramel, salts and sugar. The proportions of the ingredients and the identity of Stump’s secret ingredients are known by only a few of the stump-Up® Company’s very senior scientists and Vice-Presidents. The passage mainly discusses
The success of the Stump-Up® Company
The unusual ingredients in Stump-Up®
Okawa Bhery
Stump-Up® recipe and who developed it
Direction: Read the following passage and answer question about the information in a passage on the basis of what is stated or implied in that passage. The question is followed by four options and you are to choose the one best answer A, B, C or D. Stump-Up® was invented in 1986 by Tokyo Beverages Owner Okawa Bhery. The name for the product was actually proposed by Okawa’s assistant, Fizzy Brewndon. The name was taken from the two most unusual ingredients in the drink, the Canadian banana leaf and the Asian stump root. The recipe for today’s Stump-Up® is very well guarded. Many of the ingredients are known; in addition to banana leaves and stump root, they include strawberry, cocoa, lemon, cinnamon, nuts, vanilla, caramel, salts and sugar. The proportions of the ingredients and the identity of Stump’s secret ingredients are known by only a few of the stump-Up® Company’s very senior scientists and Vice-Presidents. According to the passage, who created Stump-Up®?
The Stump-Up® Company
Okawa Bhery
Brewndon Fizzy
Scientists at Tokyo Beverages
Direction: Read the following passage and answer question about the information in a passage on the basis of what is stated or implied in that passage. The question is followed by four options and you are to choose the one best answer A, B, C or D. Stump-Up® was invented in 1986 by Tokyo Beverages Owner Okawa Bhery. The name for the product was actually proposed by Okawa’s assistant, Fizzy Brewndon. The name was taken from the two most unusual ingredients in the drink, the Canadian banana leaf and the Asian stump root. The recipe for today’s Stump-Up® is very well guarded. Many of the ingredients are known; in addition to banana leaves and stump root, they include strawberry, cocoa, lemon, cinnamon, nuts, vanilla, caramel, salts and sugar. The proportions of the ingredients and the identity of Stump’s secret ingredients are known by only a few of the stump-Up® Company’s very senior scientists and Vice-Presidents. The word “unusual” in above passage is closest in meaning to
Uncommon
Important
Unused
Tasty
Direction: Read the following passage and answer question about the information in a passage on the basis of what is stated or implied in that passage. The question is followed by four options and you are to choose the one best answer A, B, C or D. Stump-Up® was invented in 1986 by Tokyo Beverages Owner Okawa Bhery. The name for the product was actually proposed by Okawa’s assistant, Fizzy Brewndon. The name was taken from the two most unusual ingredients in the drink, the Canadian banana leaf and the Asian stump root. The recipe for today’s Stump-Up® is very well guarded. Many of the ingredients are known; in addition to banana leaves and stump root, they include strawberry, cocoa, lemon, cinnamon, nuts, vanilla, caramel, salts and sugar. The proportions of the ingredients and the identity of Stump’s secret ingredients are known by only a few of the stump-Up® Company’s very senior scientists and Vice-Presidents. Which of the following is not true about the name Stump-Up®?
The name “Stump-Up” comes from the banana leaf.
The name “Stump-Up” comes from the Stump root.
An employee at Tokyo Beverages suggested the name.
The inventor came up with the name.
Direction: Read the following passage and answer question about the information in a passage on the basis of what is stated or implied in that passage. The question is followed by four options and you are to choose the one best answer A, B, C or D. Stump-Up® was invented in 1986 by Tokyo Beverages Owner Okawa Bhery. The name for the product was actually proposed by Okawa’s assistant, Fizzy Brewndon. The name was taken from the two most unusual ingredients in the drink, the Canadian banana leaf and the Asian stump root. The recipe for today’s Stump-Up® is very well guarded. Many of the ingredients are known; in addition to banana leaves and stump root, they include strawberry, cocoa, lemon, cinnamon, nuts, vanilla, caramel, salts and sugar. The proportions of the ingredients and the identity of Stump’s secret ingredients are known by only a few of the stump-Up® Company’s very senior scientists and Vice-Presidents. A “recipe” in the above passage is
Information about drugs for a pharmacy
A description of how to prepare something
An accounting statement
A corporate organizational plan
Direction: Read the following passage and answer question about the information in a passage on the basis of what is stated or implied in that passage. The question is followed by four options and you are to choose the one best answer A, B, C or D. Stump-Up® was invented in 1986 by Tokyo Beverages Owner Okawa Bhery. The name for the product was actually proposed by Okawa’s assistant, Fizzy Brewndon. The name was taken from the two most unusual ingredients in the drink, the Canadian banana leaf and the Asian stump root. The recipe for today’s Stump-Up® is very well guarded. Many of the ingredients are known; in addition to banana leaves and stump root, they include strawberry, cocoa, lemon, cinnamon, nuts, vanilla, caramel, salts and sugar. The proportions of the ingredients and the identity of Stump’s secret ingredients are known by only a few of the stump-Up® Company’s very senior scientists and Vice-Presidents. The passage states that the recipe for Stump-Up® is
Well known
Known by only a limited number of people
Unknown
Published information
Direction: Read the following passage and answer question about the information in a passage on the basis of what is stated or implied in that passage. The question is followed by four options and you are to choose the one best answer A, B, C or D. Stump-Up® was invented in 1986 by Tokyo Beverages Owner Okawa Bhery. The name for the product was actually proposed by Okawa’s assistant, Fizzy Brewndon. The name was taken from the two most unusual ingredients in the drink, the Canadian banana leaf and the Asian stump root. The recipe for today’s Stump-Up® is very well guarded. Many of the ingredients are known; in addition to banana leaves and stump root, they include strawberry, cocoa, lemon, cinnamon, nuts, vanilla, caramel, salts and sugar. The proportions of the ingredients and the identity of Stump’s secret ingredients are known by only a few of the stump-Up® Company’s very senior scientists and Vice-Presidents. Which of the following is not mentioned as an ingredient of Stump-Up®?
Lemon leaves
Nuts
Citrus fruits
Vanilla
Direction: Read the following passage and answer question about the information in a passage on the basis of what is stated or implied in that passage. The question is followed by four options and you are to choose the one best answer A, B, C or D. Stump-Up® was invented in 1986 by Tokyo Beverages Owner Okawa Bhery. The name for the product was actually proposed by Okawa’s assistant, Fizzy Brewndon. The name was taken from the two most unusual ingredients in the drink, the Canadian banana leaf and the Asian stump root. The recipe for today’s Stump-Up® is very well guarded. Many of the ingredients are known; in addition to banana leaves and stump root, they include strawberry, cocoa, lemon, cinnamon, nuts, vanilla, caramel, salts and sugar. The proportions of the ingredients and the identity of Stump’s secret ingredients are known by only a few of the stump-Up® Company’s very senior scientists and Vice-Presidents. The word “secret” in the above passage could best be replaced by
Unrevealed
Delicious
Business
Speechless
Direction: Read the following passage and answer question about the information in a passage on the basis of what is stated or implied in that passage. The question is followed by four options and you are to choose the one best answer A, B, C or D. Stump-Up® was invented in 1986 by Tokyo Beverages Owner Okawa Bhery. The name for the product was actually proposed by Okawa’s assistant, Fizzy Brewndon. The name was taken from the two most unusual ingredients in the drink, the Canadian banana leaf and the Asian stump root. The recipe for today’s Stump-Up® is very well guarded. Many of the ingredients are known; in addition to banana leaves and stump root, they include strawberry, cocoa, lemon, cinnamon, nuts, vanilla, caramel, salts and sugar. The proportions of the ingredients and the identity of Stump’s secret ingredients are known by only a few of the stump-Up® Company’s very senior scientists and Vice-Presidents. It can be inferred from the passage that
The public knows all the ingredients in Stump-Up®
The public is not sure that banana leaves are used in Stump-Up®
The public does not know how many stump roots are used in batch of Stump-Up®
No one knows the exact proportions of ingredients used in Stump-Up®
Direction: Read the following passage and answer question about the information in a passage on the basis of what is stated or implied in that passage. The question is followed by four options and you are to choose the one best answer A, B, C or D. Stump-Up® was invented in 1986 by Tokyo Beverages Owner Okawa Bhery. The name for the product was actually proposed by Okawa’s assistant, Fizzy Brewndon. The name was taken from the two most unusual ingredients in the drink, the Canadian banana leaf and the Asian stump root. The recipe for today’s Stump-Up® is very well guarded. Many of the ingredients are known; in addition to banana leaves and stump root, they include strawberry, cocoa, lemon, cinnamon, nuts, vanilla, caramel, salts and sugar. The proportions of the ingredients and the identity of Stump’s secret ingredients are known by only a few of the stump-Up® Company’s very senior scientists and Vice-Presidents. The word “senior” in the last line of the passage could best be replaced by
Trustworthy
High-level
More mature
Really decisive
Direction: Read the following passage and answer question about the information in a passage on the basis of what is stated or implied in that passage. The question is followed by four options and you are to choose the one best answer A, B, C or D. Stump-Up® was invented in 1986 by Tokyo Beverages Owner Okawa Bhery. The name for the product was actually proposed by Okawa’s assistant, Fizzy Brewndon. The name was taken from the two most unusual ingredients in the drink, the Canadian banana leaf and the Asian stump root. The recipe for today’s Stump-Up® is very well guarded. Many of the ingredients are known; in addition to banana leaves and stump root, they include strawberry, cocoa, lemon, cinnamon, nuts, vanilla, caramel, salts and sugar. The proportions of the ingredients and the identity of Stump’s secret ingredients are known by only a few of the stump-Up® Company’s very senior scientists and Vice-Presidents. Where in the passage does the author mention who gave Stump-Up® its name?
First two sentences of the passage
Third sentence of the passage
Exactly in the middle of the passage
Towards the end of the passage
Description:

The test contains 20 questions based on two Reading Comprehension (RC) passages as per original GRE test. There are 10 questions in each of two paragraphs. The information given in the passages may not be correct information but you are required to answer the questions based on the information provided in the passage. The GRE writers often use common words but with their uncommon meanings. An attempt has been made to provide the test takers with an insight into the GRE specific words and word relationships.

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most simple test i have ever done in my life

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