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PrepTest 73, Passage 3, Question 17

The content provides a detailed explanation on how to approach and solve detail questions on the GRE, specifically focusing on identifying what a passage directly states.
  • Detail questions require finding information that is explicitly stated in the passage.
  • A common mistake is confusing the beliefs of the author with those of the person or entity being discussed.
  • The correct answer often lies in carefully reading and verifying each option against the passage.
  • Example provided illustrates dissecting a question about Marcuse's beliefs regarding advertisers, highlighting the importance of distinguishing between different perspectives.
  • The process involves eliminating wrong answers by closely comparing them with the passage's text.
Understanding Detail Questions
Identifying Common Mistakes
Navigating Through Answer Choices
Determining the Correct Answer