We’re using the launch of our latest book, the 5 lb. Book of GRE® Practice Problems, as motivation to take a look at each of the major question types. The book contains more than 1,100 pages of practice problems – crazy! – so you can spend all of your spare time doing nothing but studying. (Kidding. : ) )
Let’s try out one of the problems! Give yourself approximately 1 minute to get to your answer. Afterwards, we’ll solve the problem and also discuss how to approach SE questions in general.
Note: If you haven’t done SE before, you need to pick two answers, either of which could fill in the blank!
“A field trip was arranged so that this troupe of ___________ dancers could observe the real masters of their art.
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Do you have your two answers? Let’s go! There are several important steps that help us to answer SE questions both effectively and efficiently. (Note: if you’ve already read the TC article, the steps are the same!)
(1) Read only the sentence
Read all the way to the period, but do NOT then jump to the answer choices. Instead…