GMAT Question of the Day (May 6): Word Problem and Sentence Correction

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Math (PS)

This year, the sum of ages of the Perkins family members is 78. Currently, there are 4 members: husband, wife, daughter, and son. The husband is 4 years older than the wife. The daughter is two years older than the son. If the husband is 7 times older than the son, how old is the daughter?

(A) 5
(B) 7
(C) 10
(D) 13
(E) 14

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

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Verbal (SC)

Based on the writings of various long-dead pilgrims, textbook authors have painted a questionable portrait of the lifestyles of the Native American tribes that existed in America during the early colonization period.

(A) Based on the writings of various long-dead pilgrims
(B) Basing it on long-dead pilgrims' writings
(C) With writings of long-dead pilgrims used for a basis
(D) By the writings of long-dead pilgrims they used
(E) Using writings of long-dead pilgrims

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

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