7 or 8 Passages for BS/PS???

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For current MCAT administrations, do the PS and BS sections consist of 7 or 8 passages each?

Or could it be either 7 or 8 depending on what kind of test one gets?

I know the verbal is always 7 passages, and was wondering if PS and BS were also at a fixed number?

Also is there a range number for discreet ?'s (i.e 10 to 15) Thanks!

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# of discrete questions is fixed (I believe). Same for # of passage-based questions.

I do not think the test is always 7 or 8 passages, based on AAMC 6, which was a previously administered MCAT with 8 BS passages.