# GMAT Question of the Day (May 28): Word Problem and Sentence Correction

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Math (PS)

If the farmer sells 75 of his chickens, his stock of feed will last for 20 more days than planned, but if he buys 100 more chickens, he will run out of feed 15 days earlier than planned. If no chickens are sold or bought, the farmer will be exactly on schedule. how many chickens does he have?

(A) 60
(B) 120
(C) 240
(D) 275
(E) 300

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

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Verbal (SC)

Though caterpillars transform large amounts of plant matter into animal tissue and wastes, and therefore hold an important place in the food chain, they are so voracious that they have become an economic threat to farmers whose crops they eat.

(A) they are so voracious that they have become an economic
(B) they are of such voracity, they have become an economical
(C) so voracious are they as to become an economical
(D) such is their voracity, they become an economic
(E) there is so much voracity that it has become an economical

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

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