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LSAT Reading Comprehension Question Types

“Macro” questions test general themes about the essay (we’ve reviewed them already in the 5 Steps section). “Micro” questions involve minor details or expanding upon them.

Macro Questions

  1. Author’s Tone
  2. Passage Organization
  3. Main Point
  4. Primary Purpose

Micro Questions

  1. Detail of the Passage: Direct Information
  2. Definition of a Term: Meaning
  3. Support for a Premise: Strengthen, weaken, analogy
  4. Function of a Passage Part: Method of Reasoning
  5. Inference
We’ll be covering Micro questions in the next few lessons.

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