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## QC “Who Cut the Cheese” GRE Challenge Question

This one is a real toughie. It is probably more difficult than any quantitative comparison question you’ll see test day. See if you can crack it under 3 minutes. A cube of cheese is 3-inches high. The cheese is sliced twice. Column A Column B Resulting surface area of all the slices of cheese 90 [...]

## “Chelsea – it’s time for a Kindle” Challenge Question

Try the question below. It is not as tough as some of the challenge questions on this blog. That said, see if you can solve in less than 1 minute. Good luck! Chelsea has a bookshelf consisting of ten classics: four Russian novels, three British novels, two French novels, and a German novel. If she [...]

## Advanced Math: GRE Geometry Challenge Question

Triangle ABC is symmetric about the y-axis. Point A is located at (-4,0), and AB is the longest side of ABC. If the perimeter of ABC is 18, what is the area? 3√2 6 6√2 12 24 Step #1 With coordinate geometry questions in which there is no coordinate plane, always make sure to draw [...]

## GRE Math Multi-subject Challenge Question

Once in a while it is fun to take a concept in an official GRE question and run with it. The question below is inspired by a question from the 2nd edition Official Guide. That is not to say it is that similar; I have only extracted a couple of concepts from that problem. I’ve [...]

## GRE Critical Reasoning Question: The Logic of “Except”

EXCEPT questions can be very time consuming. The key is not to get too hung up on one answer choice. Instead, eliminate the ones that are obviously wrong. On the ones in which you are unsure on, come back to them later. Sometimes, there will only be a couple of answer choices left. Then you [...]

## Sentence Equivalence Practice Question of the Week #40

This is a Sentence Equivalence question, so select exactly two words that best complete the sentence and produce sentences that are alike in meaning. Good luck, we’ll be posting the answer and explanation tomorrow! Tentative, fearful even, his first forays into the theatrical arts were hardly __________. unheralded auspicious commendable unpropitious satisfactory favorable Update: Answer/Explanation post!

## GRE Counting and Probability: Practice Question of the Week #39

Here’s this week’s practice question– good luck, we’ll be posting the answer tomorrow! How many integers between and  are such that the sum of their digits is ? 190 210 211 230 231 Update: Answer/explanation post!

## Sentence Equivalence: Practice Question of the Week #36 Answer

Here’s the answer to yesterday’s practice question, thanks for sending in your answers! Special kudos to madhan_2005 for writing up a great explanation in the comments as well Directions: select exactly two words that best complete the sentence and produce sentences that are alike in meaning. Exposure to sustained noise almost certainly impairs blood pressure regulation in human beings, [...]

## Sentence Equivalence: Practice Question of the Week #36

This week’s question is Sentence Equivalence, so select exactly two words that best complete the sentence and produce sentences that are alike in meaning. Good luck, we’ll be posting the answer tomorrow! Exposure to sustained noise almost certainly impairs blood pressure regulation in human beings, but to the frustration of many patients, some researchers have obtained results that [...]

## GRE Coordinate Geometry Practice Question of the Week #35 Answer

Here’s the answer to yesterday’s practice question! Thanks for commenting with your answers! Video Explanation