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?
The British Crown Jewels
Measuring Diamonds in Carats
The World’s Biggest Diamond, Uncut and Cut
Diamond Cutting
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?
Whole
Pear
Unnatural
Finished
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
Weighed
Buried
Found
Created
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?
840
125
120
5
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
Big
Natural
Military
Well-known
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 is sometimes called the Honor of India
It is the biggest cut diamond in the world.
It weighs 3,208 carats.
It was cut from the Rajputana Diamond.
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 4.9 inches wide.
It is longer than it is wide.
It is less than 5 inches long.
It is in the shape of a pear.
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 became the property of the British Royal family.
It was cut and changed into the Honor of India.
It was cut in smaller stones.
It remained in Asia.
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?
Sentence 6 of the passage
Sentence 4-5 of the passage
Sentence 3 of para 1
1-2 sentences of para 1
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
Stump-Up® recipe and who developed it
Okawa Bhery
The unusual ingredients in Stump-Up®
The success of the Stump-Up® Company
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®?
Scientists at Tokyo Beverages
Brewndon Fizzy
Okawa Bhery
The Stump-Up® Company
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
Tasty
Unused
Important
Uncommon
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 inventor came up with the name.
An employee at Tokyo Beverages suggested the name.
The name “Stump-Up” comes from the Stump root.
The name “Stump-Up” comes from the banana leaf.
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
A corporate organizational plan
An accounting statement
A description of how to prepare something
Information about drugs for a pharmacy
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
Published information
Unknown
Known by only a limited number of people
Well known
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®?
Vanilla
Citrus fruits
Nuts
Lemon leaves
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
Speechless
Business
Delicious
Unrevealed
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
No one knows the exact proportions of ingredients used in Stump-Up®
The public does not know how many stump roots are used in batch of Stump-Up®
The public is not sure that banana leaves are used in Stump-Up®
The public knows all the ingredients 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
Really decisive
More mature
High-level
Trustworthy
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?
Towards the end of the passage
Exactly in the middle of the passage
Third sentence of the passage
First two sentences 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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