GRE Question of the Day: Daily GRE Practice for a Higher Score

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When it comes to GRE prep, steady work is key to getting you to your goals. Enter Magoosh’s GRE question of the day! With questions from both multiple-choice sections of the test, this post has daily practice you can use to up your score.

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Below, you’ll find a GRE Quant Question of the Day and a GRE Verbal Question of the Day that you can use to supplement your GRE study plan. The GRE Quant Question of the Day will update every day of the month, so make sure to come back and check it every day!

The Verbal questions of the day are all available right now, labeled by day of the week. There are two possible approaches here: either wait for the assigned day of the week for a particular question, or if you’re really looking for that practice, go ahead and jump down to each day’s GRE Question of the Day using the links below!


 

GRE Quant Question of the Day

Choose the correct statement.
 

 


 

GRE Verbal Question of the Day

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Monday’s GRE Verbal Question of the Day

Some of today’s tech CEOs are spoken of in the press and on social media in such ________ tones that they have taken on a nearly messianic quality, entrepreneurs following their every move like a gaggle of disciples.






 
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Tuesday’s GRE Verbal Question of the Day

Tuesday’s question is based on the following passage.

Once American men returned from the WWII battlefields, they quickly displaced the women who had temporarily filled jobs otherwise reserved for men. With many women reverting to their domestic role, the dramatic increase in birth rate is perhaps not too surprising. Yet, such factors alone cannot explain the increase in the number of births from 1946-1951. Murray suggests that both women and men’s perspectives changed, mostly because of America’s success in the war, leading to rapid population growth. However, this position ignores the many middle- and lower-middle class women who continued working in factories and who contributed to the dramatic surge in population. Regarding this subset, the more plausible view is that couples were more likely to conceive based on the fact that they considered themselves part of a dual-income household—if necessary, the woman of the home could work.

The passage implies that the main shortcoming in Murray’s view is that it






 
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Wednesday’s GRE Verbal Question of the Day

Select exactly two answer choices that best complete the sentence and produce sentences that are alike in meaning.

Academics, when locking rhetorical horns, can toss off the most pointed barbs by deploying nothing more than an understated phrase, so it should come as no surprise that they are also prone to seeing ___________ where none exist.

 
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Thursday’s GRE Verbal Question of the Day

For each blank select one word from each column that best completes the sentence.

There is a rising consensus amongst immunologists that the observed rise in allergies in the general population can be attributed to (i) ____________ exposure to everyday germs. Known as the hygiene hypothesis, this counterintuitive idea could have far reaching implications—for one, we may now have to be more (ii)____________ those paternal prescriptions to scrub our children’s hands at every opportunity.

BLANK (i)


BLANK (ii)



 
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Friday’s GRE Verbal Question of the Day

Friday’s question is based on the following passage.

While antibiotics have done inestimable good to humankind over the last seventy years, there are several drawbacks to using antibiotics that, until recently, have been overlooked. The human microbiome, which consists of the trillions of bacteria that reside in each person’s body, is essential to good health. Specifically, the body contains and requires both “good” and “bad” bacteria. It is when the proper equilibrium between the “good” bacteria and the “bad” bacteria is disrupted that a number of health issues can emerge. Nonetheless, antibiotics indiscriminately kill both the “good” and the “bad” bacteria, so each course of antibiotics should be followed by a treatment that ___________________________________.

Which of the following most logically completes the argument above?






 
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Saturday’s GRE Verbal Question of the Day

Select exactly two answer choices that best complete the sentence and produce sentences that are alike in meaning.

Imperiled by excessive logging activity, the Canadian snow goose is unusually sensitive to any encroachments into its territory, displaying a(n) ______________ rare amongst waterfowl.

 
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Sunday’s GRE Verbal Question of the Day

For each blank select one word from each column that best completes the sentence.

The latest biography on J. R. Oppenheimer, in attempting to dispel the pervasive notion that he was a(n) ____________, only ____________ such a view: seemingly every one of Oppenheimer’s quirks is related with gleeful fondness.

BLANK (i)


BLANK (ii)



 
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A Final Word

When you’re prepping for the GRE, it can be tempting to do a handful of mega-long study sessions—but the truth is, regular, steady prep is key to boosting your score. You can try a free full-length GRE practice test, or bookmark this page and come back tomorrow for a new Quant GRE Question of the Day and to try another Verbal GRE Question of the Day!

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