GMAT Question of the Day (Oct 11): Word Problem and Sentence Correction

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Math (PS)

One fisherman was telling his friends that he caught a fish that had a 60 foot long head. It also had a tail that was as long as the fish’s head and a half of its body. Finally, the body was half the size of the whole fish. What is the length of this fish?

(A) 120
(B) 200
(C) 240
(D) 400
(E) 480

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

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Verbal (SC)

It was only after Katharine Graham became publisher of The Washington Post in 1963 that it moved into the first rank of American newspapers, and it was under her command that the paper won high praise for its unrelenting reporting of the Watergate scandal.

(A) It was only after Katharine Graham became publisher of The Washington Post in 1963 that it moved into the first rank of American newspapers, and it was under her command that the paper won high praise for its unrelenting reporting of the Watergate scandal.
(B) It was only after Katharine Graham’s becoming publisher of The Washington Post in 1963 that it moved into the first rank of American newspaper, and under her command it had won high praise
(C) Katharine Graham became publisher of The Washington Post in 1963, and only after that
did it move into the first rank of American newspapers, having won high praise under her command
(D) Moving into the first rank of American newspaper only after Katharine Graham became
its publisher in 1963, The Washington Post, winning high praise under her command
(E) Moving into the first rank of American newspapers only after Katharine Graham’s becoming its publisher in 1963, The Washington Post won high praise under her command.

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

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