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June 2007, Passage 2, Question 9

The content focuses on identifying the main point of passages in the GRE exam, specifically through analyzing answer choices related to the evolutionary origins of music.
  • Identifying the main point question is crucial for GRE passages, which often ask for the primary purpose of the text.
  • The correct answer choice, C, aligns with both passages' discussion on the evolutionary origins of human ability to make music.
  • Incorrect answer choices either focus on details not shared by both passages or introduce topics not covered by either passage.
  • The process of elimination is key, examining each answer choice to ensure it reflects the main point discussed by both passages.
Understanding Main Point Questions
Analyzing Incorrect Answer Choices
Identifying the Correct Answer
Reviewing Other Answers for Comprehensive Understanding