The verbal and quantitive reasoning section of the ISEE test consists of the following:
Verbal Reasoning: this section has two parts, they are :synonyms ( synonyms are two words that are different but have almost identical meanings i.e car and automobile or quickly and speedily ) and sentence completions.
On the upper levels there are a total of 40 questions which are to be answered in 20 minutes. For the lower level there are 34 questions answered in 20 minutes.
Quantitive Reasoning: this section has 38 questions which are to be answered in 35 minutes for the lower level, and 37 questions in 35 minutes for the middle level and upper level. For the lower level the questions are only Word Problems the other levels have both Word problems as well as Quantitive Comparisons.