As it is required for most students who wish to do a Ph.D in maths in the US to sit the GRE subject specific mathematics exam, I hope this question will be of interest to the mathematical community and will not be closed.

Essentially, the exam was "rescaled" (made more difficult) in 2001 and I have only been able to find 2 past "rescaled" papers, one of which is available on the official website, the other available here (this link being unvalid, another is GRE9768.pdf). Are other past papers available elsewhere? Thanks.

EDIT: In actual fact, the exam was not made more difficult (see comments), so any past paper would be of interest.

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    $\begingroup$ My impression was that rescaling didn't change the difficulty of the questions, only the way the scores were computed. $\endgroup$ – Nate Eldredge Oct 2 '10 at 21:00
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    $\begingroup$ @Nate: Well before the rescaling a large percentage got perfect score (about 18% I think), whereas now about 1% get perfect score, so presumably the average question difficulty increased, given that the number of questions and exam time remained unchanged. $\endgroup$ – Randomblue Oct 3 '10 at 16:32
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    $\begingroup$ @Justin: Yes, but it was my understanding that a "perfect" score did/does not necessarily correspond to answering every question correctly, just to reaching some threshold that presumably was raised. But I have no evidence to cite so I may be wrong. $\endgroup$ – Nate Eldredge Oct 4 '10 at 2:47
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    $\begingroup$ Indeed, the first page of the link you cite says in bold, the contents of the test will not change. $\endgroup$ – Nate Eldredge Oct 4 '10 at 2:49
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    $\begingroup$ Ok, this is good news, since now ANY past paper is relevant. Thank you for clearing this up. $\endgroup$ – Randomblue Oct 4 '10 at 9:20

[EDIT: updated the link] I hope I understand the exact question. The version you have provided is "after October 1, 2001". On the very same site, you could find the following links (which do not work anymore, only kept for the record):

They were working at the time of answering. I leave the initial links as they can provide clues to find other copies. Indeed, looking for 'GRE8767.pdf', I obtained new links:

Same for "GRE9367.pdf" - https://web.math.rochester.edu/people/faculty/abeeson/GRE/GRE9367.pdf

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    $\begingroup$ Your link is not opening $\endgroup$ – Prince Khan Dec 16 '16 at 4:17
  • $\begingroup$ The first three links are not working, I wonder if you can provide an alternative to get them. $\endgroup$ – Fawzy Hegab Apr 16 '17 at 19:48
  • $\begingroup$ The last ones are working copies $\endgroup$ – Laurent Duval Apr 16 '17 at 20:13

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