Free GMAT Practice Questions and Resources

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You’ve realized that taking and acing the GMAT exam is the next best step for your career, so you’re now looking for available GMAT practice questions. If you’re now wondering whether there are free GMAT sample questions and tests, you’ve reached the right article!

The answer to that is YES. There are plenty of free GMAT mock tests, study guides, practice questions, and other resources available for you. Magoosh and other test prep websites offer different resources to help you prepare for your upcoming GMAT exam.

Start Your GMAT Practice With Free Diagnostic Tests

Don’t know where to start with your GMAT practice and which GMAT practice questions to focus on? Begin by taking a diagnostic test to know your current metrics. Take note of the sections you need to focus on and allot a shorter time on subjects you’re already excelling at.

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This test includes both quant and verbal diagnostic tests.

Once you know the sections you need to focus on, schedule your prep time accordingly. Look out for practice tests that will help you improve your scores on those sections. Of course, make sure you still allow enough time to practice and review topics that you already excel at. Try out the GMAC’s mini GMAT quiz online to gauge your improvement as well.

We know that you want to ace the GMAT exam, so we’ve prepared sample questions for the different sections and categories you’ll encounter on the actual exam.

GMAT Sample Questions from Magoosh

The GMAT sample questions from Magoosh are extensive – this means that you’ll have plenty of opportunities to work on the different categories present on the GMAT. You’ll also have plenty of options to choose from depending on the amount of time you have in a day to prepare for the upcoming GMAT exam.

  • GMAT Question of the Day. Want a GMAT sample question on the go? Our GMAT Question of the Day rotates 600-level and 800-level questions daily. This gives you a chance to practice at least one question even on your busiest day.
  • Are you confident in your math skills but still want to ensure that you can answer challenging questions in 90 seconds? Head over to these challenging GMAT Math sample questions.
  • Do you need more time to prepare for your quant section? Magoosh offers a wide range of quant and problem-solving questions. Head over to the link provided to access a compiled list of GMAT sample questions for quantitative reasoning.
  • Still not confident with your verbal reasoning? Don’t worry, Magoosh has compiled these questions for you through our sentence correction practice questions section.

Free GMAT CATs and Recommended Practice Tests

 Is this a free GMAT CAT?Price (if purchase required)Number of free practice tests
GMAT PrepYesFree; extra practice packs available for purchase2
GMAT ClubYes (with 25 Kudos points) $79 for three-month access (without Kudos points)Up to 20 exams: 14 quant and 6 verbal
KaplanYes6 additional tests available for $30 (CD) or with the purchase of a Kaplan book (online)1
The EconomistYes (with free trial)Free with trial1
Veritas PrepYes7 additional tests available for $49 or with the purchase of a Veritas course1
Manhattan PrepYes6 additional tests for $49 if bought separately or free with purchase of MGMAT Guides1
Princeton ReviewYes4 additional online tests free with purchase of Cracking the GMAT1
LBS TestYesFree with registration1 full, 1 mini, and 1 micro test
Manhattan ReviewYesFree with registration1

If you’re still wondering where to find free GMAT practice questions and tests, don’t worry, there are plenty you can find online and in physical stores. To ensure that you’re allotting your precious time to quality practice tests, make sure that you choose the right resources from reliable websites and organizations.

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Where to Find Free GMAT CATs

You can find free GMAT CATs from different GMAT prep websites and software. If you plan to take the GMAT CAT, part of your preparation is to sign up for mock tests to ensure you are prepared to take the GMAT in this format. This table lists the different computer-adaptive practice tests to check out when preparing for your GMAT exam:

Utilize these free and even discounted practice tests to improve your chances of acing the GMAT exam. It’s also important that you know how to strategically assess and use the free GMAT practice test. When given a free set of GMAT practice questions, try out a few problems first to see if they are similar to the actual questions from past GMAT exams.

Need more GMAT practice tests? Magoosh and GMAC’s collaboration allows you to enjoy a 40% discount on additional official GMAT practice exams.

Where to Find Free GMAT Practice Exams

You can find different free GMAT practice exams and GMAT sample questions online and through physical resources (i.e. books and handouts). Since these practice tests are readily available, it’s important to assess their quality and only use the ones recommended by GMAT experts. Here are some free GMAT practice exams that we recommend:

  • Magoosh has a great set of practice tests, including 250 lessons, 800 questions, and carefully developed study schedules to help you make the most of your prep.
  • Aside from online mock tests, GMAC’s Free GMAT Prep Tests offer an extensive collection of strong GMAT practice questions. Keep in mind that there are no official answer explanations for these questions, but there are different explanations from test prep experts.

When assessing a free practice test’s quality, review the set’s question distribution, the overall difficulty, and test format. See whether the practice test’s components mirror the official test’s. A great standard for a strong GMAT practice set is, of course, the official GMAT mock test that MBA.com offers. Keep in mind that other practice tests may not be as strong, but it doesn’t mean that they are no longer helpful.

Now, when you’re ready to try out a full practice test, head over to our GMAT full test practice complete with answers and explanations. Use your result from this practice test to gauge how much time you’ll need to prepare for each section.

Aside from trying out different GMAT sample questions and practice tests, it’s important to learn from other people’s experiences. Ask your peers and mentors who have taken the GMAT in the past and look out for expert advice and tips as well.

Additional GMAT Practice Resources

If you’ve been searching for a list of GMAT practice resources, today is your lucky day! Here are some additional GMAT practice tests and resources that you can use while preparing for your GMAT exam:

Helpful Youtube Channels
Flashcard Apps and Drills
Strategy and Study Guide
Diagnostic Tests

Here’s a preview of what our flashcard apps look like:

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And don’t forget to check out our free GMAT eBooks:

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There are also other resources available online, so add your great GMAT prep finds to the list! Remember to also consult with your fellow GMAT takers and friends who’ve taken the GMAT in the past. Check different GMAT forums for recommended study guides, articles, and materials as well.

Practice Question Tips and Advice

When preparing for the GMAT, we recommend keeping these practice test tips in mind. Use this time to determine the best GMAT exam and practice test format for you. This includes knowing the benefits of computer-adaptive tests and seeing how you’ll benefit from this format as well.

Should you take GMAT practice tests on paper, online, or in CAT format?

Many students are more comfortable, particularly at first, with working on paper tests. After all, that’s what most of us grew up taking. So when you see a GMAT practice test online (or find an old test floating around the internet–the GMAC no longer sells them), you may be tempted to make it into a GMAT practice test PDF and print it out.

On occasion, particularly if you’re working through practice problems rather than the whole test, this is fine.

In general, though, it’s far better to take a GMAT practice test online. Or at the very least, on your computer.

In part, this is because you’ll never be able to find a paper test that adapts the difficulty level of your questions as you go along. The GMAT, after all, is a computer-adaptive test.

The Value of Computer Adaptive Tests (CATs)

Computer-adaptive practice tests do have great value for your GMAT preparation. They’re particularly good when you want to get a solid idea of where you stand score-wise in terms of your goal. However, remember that even the best practice test can’t predict your precise GMAT score, and your reaction to stress on the test day will also affect your scores.

With that said, the more solid GMAT practice tests you take under test-like conditions (which do involve computers), the more realistic your practice test scores will be.

The Value of Taking Other GMAT Practice Tests Online

Non-adaptive GMAT practice tests are also helpful, particularly when you take them on the computer. While they may not score you in the exact same way as the official GMAT, they can still provide a realistic idea of your score range and the areas in which you need to improve. And after all, that’s what you should be focused on at the moment!

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As long as they meet the criteria above (test-like, provide good answers and explanations), you’ll still be good to go.

Takeaway

Now that we’ve reached the end of this article, always remember that when it comes to GMAT prep, it’s important that you are honest with yourself when taking the diagnostic tests. Know your strengths and weaknesses and use them when planning for your GMAT prep strategy.

Thanks to modern technology, you will not run out of available resources as you prepare for your GMAT exam. The challenge now is to filter down through these materials and find the best ones for you. When preparing for the GMAT, it’s important to take practice tests that are as close to the actual test. This includes trying to take the different tests in a similar environment as when you’re taking the actual exam.

When you’ve reached the last part of your prep period, remember to allow time to relax and rest before the actual test. Preparing and taking the GMAT exam are achievements on their own merits. When you’ve done your best preparing for the GMAT exam, all you can do is have faith in yourself and give yourself credit for everything you’ve achieved so far. Acing the GMAT exam will soon be within your reach too!

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    Shar loves helping students prepare for their upcoming aptitude exams including the SAT, ACT, GMAT, and GRE. She has also been helping students understand and appreciate math as a tutor and has also helped mathletes prepare for their upcoming competitions as a math coach in the past. She now focuses her time to help EdTech companies and educational websites with their educational content and resources and has been doing so for five years now. Through these articles, she's helped students feel confident and prepared before upcoming exams. In her free time, she enjoys creating free math graphics, participating in online communities seeking help with their math prep and lessons, and offering pro-bono assistance for students within her community. Connect with Shar through LinkedIn or read about her work on Rubik's cube.

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