GMAT Question of the Day (Sep 5): Word Problem and Sentence Correction

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Math (PS)

The train consists of 6 carriages, 20 meters long each. The gap between the carriages is 1 meter. If the train is moving at a constant speed of 60 kmh, how much time will it take the train to run through a 1 kilometer tunnel?

(A) 1 \frac{1}{8} minutes
(B) 1 \frac{1}{2} minutes
(C) 1 \frac{3}{4} minutes
(D) 2 minutes
(E) 2 \frac{1}{4} minutes

Question Discussion & Explanation
Correct Answer - A - (click and drag your mouse to see the answer)

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Verbal (SC)

After moving to Switzerland in the 1890’s, Albert Einstein attended the Swiss Federal Polytechnic School in Zurich, receiving in-depth training in quantitative analysis and developing a foundation for his future work in mathematical physics.

(A) attended the Swiss Federal Polytechnic School in Zurich, receiving in-depth training in quantitative analysis and developing
(B) attended the Swiss Federal Polytechnic School in Zurich, receiving in-depth training in quantitative analysis and developed
(C) attended the Swiss Federal Polytechnic School in Zurich, received in-depth training in quantitative analysis, and he developed
(D) attended the Swiss Federal Polytechnic School in Zurich, received in-depth training in quantitative analysis, developing
(E) attending the Swiss Federal Polytechnic School in Zurich, receiving in-depth training in quantitative analysis, and developing

Question Discussion & Explanation
Correct Answer - A - (click and drag your mouse to see the answer)

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  1. Maryam September 9, 8:08 AM

    answer of verbal section is C,couldn’t manage to answer word problem:(

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