How to answer GMAT Reading Comprehension Title question

GMAT Reading Comprehension Title QuestionStrategies to tackle GMAT Reading comprehension title questions are similar to handling GMAT Main idea questions. But they are not entirely the same. The best strategies to follow are:

1) Don't get lost in details

Skim through the details but pay special attention to the point that the author is trying to make. For science passages, understanding context would be more useful than noting down terminologies.

2) Summarize each paragraph

Summarize the central idea of each paragraph

3) Find the central theme

Find the central theme from the summaries of each paragraph

4) Eliminate and select
It is very difficult to paraphrase the title of the passage. Don't waste time doing it.  Go straight into the answer choices and analyze the title that suits the central idea of the passage. Eliminate the answer choice immediately (Use POE technique) if it is not in alignment with the central theme.

<Start of Passage>

According to the Indian tiger census of 2011, the population of tiger is at 1411. The population is not comparable to the previous census as the new findings are based on statistical methods while the earlier were formulated on pugmark counts. Since most Tigers traversed the same route, pugmark counts were not accurate. Statistical methods by definition make the count range bound, with the lower limit of the tiger population at 1165 and upper limit at 1657.

The major cause of tiger deaths is poaching. The amendment of the Wild Life (Protection) Act (1972) has enabled the setting up a National Tiger Conservation Authority, and the Tiger and Other Endangered Species Crime Control Bureau. The Act bans any weapon, equipment, devices or vehicle that directly or indirectly endangers the Tiger. Although the legal steps are in the right direction, delay in declaring verdicts for poaching cases has encouraged poachers to repeat the offense.

The decline in forest area outside of tiger reserves due to urbanization, livestock need and excessive land resource utilization has made it unsustainable to maintain the quality and breadth of the forest. With urbanization and declining forest area, ....

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