The time of 12 minutes for the long comprehension includes reading the passage.
Section 6 and 7 each have only 10 questions. Thank you for spotting this. A revised version has now been uploaded should you wish to reprint the paper.
CEM tends to vary which subjects are included in each paper. So this paper (A1) does not include NVR, but the CEM practice paper (A2) which will be released in the next couple of weeks will include NVR.