Hello! This week, I’ll go over a specific CR question type: Evaluate the Argument. I’ll go over a sample question and give you 4 general steps you should always follow when tackling this kind of question. We hope this helps you conquer those tricky CR questions and saves you some time on test day. Enjoy!
First, a GMAT Critical Reasoning practice question. 1) The Spotted Mole is a rodent that burrows underground and eats all forms of vegetable matter. Farmers are concerned that this mole could eat some of their commercial fruits, planted in above-ground planters and bins. The farmers need not worry about the Mole, though, because throughout the […]
A while ago, we published this blog of GMAT CR practice questions: Since then, each one these blogs also has multiple practice questions: A) Boldface Structure questions B) Dialogue Structure questions C) Find the Conclusion/Inference D) Reasoning concerning Populations E) Strengthen the Argument F) Evaluating the Argument Five new questions Here are five new […]
First, four GMAT CR practice questions of this genre. 1) The blue-tipped Puffer is a migratory bird that is found along the coast of this state in summer months. The Puffers enjoy the seeds of Thomson’s Mulberry trees; because these trees are plenty in the state’s Coastal Park, traditionally many blue-tipped puffers would be found […]
First, a few practice GMAT Critical Reasoning questions of this genre. 1) Homeowner Representative: Statistics show that burglar often target houses that appear unoccupied. Therefore, when home owners away from their homes for several days, we recommend that they leave lights on, to give the impression that the house is occupied. Crime Expert: The same […]
First of all, a few practice GMAT Critical Reasoning questions of this particular genre. 1) Studies have shown that highway drivers are less likely to drive at speeds greater than the posted speed limit if houses or buildings are in some way visible from the road. Assuming similar car, road and traffic conditions, highway drivers […]
To begin, a couple GMAT CR questions, variations on a theme. 1) Colfax Beta-80 is a rare genetic defect found primarily in people of Scandinavian descent. Over 97% of known carriers of this defect have are citizens of, or are direct descendants of immigrants from, Denmark, Norway, and Sweden. People who carry the Colfax Beta-80 […]
This is the sixth post in a series of articles on real-life facts that you need to know for the GMAT. Here’s the full list: Economics: Supply and Demand Economics: Labor and Wages Economics: Inflation, unemployment, and interest rates Law: “beyond any reasonable doubt” Statistics: Statistical significance Economics: Profit and Non-profits Revenue, Costs, and […]
To start, here are a couple GMAT Critical Reasoning Practice questions of the “Find the Conclusion/Inference” type. 1) Diamond Enterprises is a store in Apisville that sells specialty luxury items. For several years, Diamond reaped substantial profits and was considering building branch stores in nearby counties. Stibium Industries, for several years the single largest employer […]
First, a few practice questions of this genre. 1. State politicians are optimistic that the state’s economic downturn will not be as severe as had been predicted. Their hopes are bolstered by the data released last week: the jobless rate declined two full percentage points in the last six months. But, many economists have pointed […]
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