Graduate Record Examination (GRE)

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Graduate Record Examination (GRE) - Quiz

The Graduate Record Exam is a simple and interesting test. It is used to access the intelligence of candidates seeking admission to pursue higher degrees. Take this quiz if you think you know about this test.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What type of examination is the GRE examination?

    • A.

      Computer based test

    • B.

      Paper based test

    • C.

      Standardized test

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    The GRE examination is a computer-based test, a paper-based test, and a standardized test. It is a computer-based test as it is administered on a computer at a testing center. It is also a paper-based test as some test takers in areas where computer-based testing is not available may take the exam on paper. Additionally, the GRE is a standardized test, meaning it is designed to measure the skills and knowledge of test takers in a consistent and objective manner. Therefore, all of the options are correct.

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  • 2. 

    Who is the administrator or developer of GRE?

    • A.

      GRE Inc

    • B.

      Educational testing service

    • C.

      Examination services

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    B. Educational testing service
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Educational Testing Service. The Educational Testing Service (ETS) is the organization that administers and develops the GRE (Graduate Record Examination). ETS is a nonprofit organization that is responsible for creating and administering various standardized tests, including the GRE, TOEFL, and SAT. They design the test content, develop the scoring system, and ensure the test's validity and reliability. ETS also provides test preparation materials and services to help individuals prepare for the GRE.

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  • 3. 

    What is the purpose of this examination?

    • A.

      Used to secure employment

    • B.

      Admissions to undergraduate degree

    • C.

      Admissions to postgraduate degrees in various universities

    • D.

      Conducted by university to select lecturers

    Correct Answer
    C. Admissions to postgraduate degrees in various universities
    Explanation
    This examination is conducted for the purpose of selecting candidates for admission to postgraduate degrees in various universities. It is not used for securing employment or admissions to undergraduate degrees. Additionally, it is not conducted by the university to select lecturers.

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  • 4. 

    What year did GRE examination started?

    • A.

      1950

    • B.

      1949

    • C.

      1960

    • D.

      1958

    Correct Answer
    B. 1949
    Explanation
    The GRE examination started in 1949.

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  • 5. 

    What is the duration of the GRE examination?

    • A.

      3 hours 45 minutes

    • B.

      3 hours

    • C.

      2 hour 45 minutes

    • D.

      4 hours

    Correct Answer
    A. 3 hours 45 minutes
    Explanation
    The duration of the GRE examination is 3 hours and 45 minutes. This is the correct answer because it accurately states the length of time that the exam takes to complete.

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  • 6. 

    What is the validity period of the GRE examination?

    • A.

      3 years

    • B.

      2 years

    • C.

      4 years

    • D.

      5 years

    Correct Answer
    D. 5 years
    Explanation
    The validity period of the GRE examination is 5 years. This means that the scores of the GRE exam are considered valid and can be used for admissions to graduate programs for a period of 5 years from the date of the test. After 5 years, the scores expire and are no longer considered valid for admission purposes.

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  • 7. 

    The GRE examination is available in how many countries?

    • A.

      Over 100 countries

    • B.

      Over 160 countries

    • C.

      200 countries

    • D.

      150 countries

    Correct Answer
    B. Over 160 countries
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Over 160 countries." This means that the GRE examination is available in more than 160 countries worldwide. This indicates the extensive reach and global acceptance of the GRE as a standardized test for graduate school admissions.

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  • 8. 

    How often the examination holds?

    • A.

      3 times a year

    • B.

      Depends on availability of center

    • C.

      2 times a year

    • D.

      Annually

    Correct Answer
    B. Depends on availability of center
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Depends on availability of center." This means that the frequency of the examination is determined by the availability of a suitable examination center. It suggests that the examination may not have a fixed schedule and can be held whenever a center is available to conduct it.

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  • 9. 

    What language is used to set the questions?

    • A.

      Hindi

    • B.

      Arabic

    • C.

      French

    • D.

      English

    Correct Answer
    A. Hindi
    Explanation
    The language used to set the questions is Hindi.

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  • 10. 

    What is the requirement before taking this test?

    • A.

      Read before attempting the test

    • B.

      No official requirements

    • C.

      Presentation of birth certificate

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    B. No official requirements
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "No official requirements." This means that there are no specific conditions or prerequisites that need to be met before taking the test. The test can be taken without any prior qualifications or documents such as a birth certificate.

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