Find all School-related info fast with the new School-Specific MBA Forum

It is currently 20 Aug 2014, 20:30

Close

GMAT Club Daily Prep

Thank you for using the timer - this advanced tool can estimate your performance and suggest more practice questions. We have subscribed you to Daily Prep Questions via email.

Customized
for You

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

Track
Your Progress

every week, we’ll send you an estimated GMAT score based on your performance

Practice
Pays

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

Not interested in getting valuable practice questions and articles delivered to your email? No problem, unsubscribe here.

Events & Promotions

Events & Promotions in June
Open Detailed Calendar

SC - new questions - 700 - 800 level

  Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics  
Author Message
TAGS:
18 KUDOS received
Verbal Forum Moderator
Verbal Forum Moderator
avatar
Joined: 23 Oct 2011
Posts: 286
Followers: 24

Kudos [?]: 339 [18] , given: 19

GMAT Tests User Premium Member
SC - new questions - 700 - 800 level [#permalink] New post 18 Apr 2012, 19:20
18
This post received
KUDOS
4
This post was
BOOKMARKED
00:00
A
B
C
D
E

Difficulty:

  35% (medium)

Question Stats:

53% (01:44) correct 47% (00:44) wrong based on 473 sessions
Hi All,

Once in a while, when practicing SC, I used to come across some questions not present on this forum. So am going to dedicate this thread to those though 700-800 level questions. We see if can post them topic wise.

So these are not necessarily new questions, but those that we haven't come across on this forum.

1. Noting that the price of oil and other fuel components, a major factor in the cost structure of an airline, have risen
and will continue to rise, the company management was pessimistic about their
outlook for the upcoming quarter.
• have risen and will continue to rise, the company management was pessimistic about their
• have risen and will continue to rise, the company management was pessimistic about the
• will continue to rise, the company management was pessimistic about the
• has risen and will continue to rise, the company management was pessimistic about their
• will continue to rise, the company management was pessimistic about their
[Reveal] Spoiler: OA

_________________

********************
Push +1 kudos button please, if you like my post.


Last edited by GetThisDone on 18 Apr 2012, 19:36, edited 1 time in total.
3 KUDOS received
Verbal Forum Moderator
Verbal Forum Moderator
avatar
Joined: 23 Oct 2011
Posts: 286
Followers: 24

Kudos [?]: 339 [3] , given: 19

GMAT Tests User Premium Member
Re: SC - new questions - 700 - 800 level [#permalink] New post 18 Apr 2012, 19:26
3
This post received
KUDOS
Since the mid-1990s, the central government of Botswana has been forcibly removing native Bushmen from the
Central Kalahari Game Reserve; the government justifies their actions by stating that it is too costly to provide such
basic services like
medical care and schooling to such a remote area.
• justifies their actions by stating that it is too costly to provide such basic services like
• justifies their actions by stating it is too costly and expensive to provide such basic services as
• justify their actions by stating that it is too costly to provide basic services like
• justify its actions by stating that it is too costly and expensive to provide such a basic service as
• justifies its actions by stating that it is too costly to provide such basic services as

[Reveal] Spoiler:
E

_________________

********************
Push +1 kudos button please, if you like my post.

3 KUDOS received
Verbal Forum Moderator
Verbal Forum Moderator
avatar
Joined: 23 Oct 2011
Posts: 286
Followers: 24

Kudos [?]: 339 [3] , given: 19

GMAT Tests User Premium Member
Re: SC - new questions - 700 - 800 level [#permalink] New post 18 Apr 2012, 19:28
3
This post received
KUDOS
Hogarth’s engravings, which provide a vivid portrait of eighteenth-century London, are of interest to both artists
and historians.
• are of interest to both
• are interests both for
• are both interesting to
• is of interest to both
• is interesting for both

[Reveal] Spoiler:
A

_________________

********************
Push +1 kudos button please, if you like my post.

Verbal Forum Moderator
Verbal Forum Moderator
avatar
Joined: 23 Oct 2011
Posts: 286
Followers: 24

Kudos [?]: 339 [0], given: 19

GMAT Tests User Premium Member
Re: SC - new questions - 700 - 800 level [#permalink] New post 18 Apr 2012, 19:32
According to industry analysts, the recent growth in the number of hybrid motor vehicles in major metropolitan
areas are
likely to accelerate in the future.
• the number of hybrid motor vehicles in major metropolitan areas are
• the numbers of hybrid motor vehicles in major metropolitan areas are
• the number of hybrid motor vehicles in major metropolitan areas is
• the numbers of hybrid motor vehicles in major metropolitan areas is
• hybrid motor vehicles’ numbers in major metropolitan areas are

[Reveal] Spoiler:
C

_________________

********************
Push +1 kudos button please, if you like my post.

1 KUDOS received
Verbal Forum Moderator
Verbal Forum Moderator
avatar
Joined: 23 Oct 2011
Posts: 286
Followers: 24

Kudos [?]: 339 [1] , given: 19

GMAT Tests User Premium Member
Re: SC - new questions - 700 - 800 level [#permalink] New post 18 Apr 2012, 19:34
1
This post received
KUDOS
Since 1929, when the global telegraph business peaked, the number of telegrams delivered annually have decreased
from 200 million
to only 21,000 last year.
• have decreased from 200 million
• have been reduced from 200 million
• has decreased from 200 million
• has been reduced from 200 million down
• has decreased from 200 million down

[Reveal] Spoiler:
C

_________________

********************
Push +1 kudos button please, if you like my post.

Director
Director
avatar
Joined: 28 Jul 2011
Posts: 583
Location: United States
Concentration: International Business, General Management
GPA: 3.86
WE: Accounting (Commercial Banking)
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 38 [0], given: 16

GMAT Tests User
Re: SC - new questions - 700 - 800 level [#permalink] New post 18 Apr 2012, 19:41
Happy that i got all correct

Good to see the thread...Hoping for more questions
_________________

+1 Kudos If found helpful..

Senior Manager
Senior Manager
avatar
Joined: 13 May 2011
Posts: 324
WE 1: IT 1 Yr
WE 2: Supply Chain 5 Yrs
Followers: 19

Kudos [?]: 124 [0], given: 11

GMAT Tests User
Re: SC - new questions - 700 - 800 level [#permalink] New post 18 Apr 2012, 22:46
The questions are good, but i am skeptical about the difficulty level. Can we have the source as well.
2 KUDOS received
Senior Manager
Senior Manager
avatar
Joined: 12 Mar 2012
Posts: 370
Concentration: Operations, Strategy
Followers: 2

Kudos [?]: 99 [2] , given: 31

Re: SC - new questions - 700 - 800 level [#permalink] New post 18 Apr 2012, 23:34
2
This post received
KUDOS
[quote="mohankumarbd"]Hi All,

Once in a while, when practicing SC, I used to come across some questions not present on this forum. So am going to dedicate this thread to those though 700-800 level questions. We see if can post them topic wise.

So these are not necessarily new questions, but those that we haven't come across on this forum.

1. Noting that the price of oil and other fuel components, a major factor in the cost structure of an airline, have risen
and will continue to rise, the company management was pessimistic about their
outlook for the upcoming quarter.
have risen and will continue to rise, the company management was pessimistic about their
have risen and will continue to rise, the company management was pessimistic about the
• will continue to rise, the company management was pessimistic about the
• has risen and will continue to rise, the company management was pessimistic about their
• will continue to rise, the company management was pessimistic about their

IMO C
_________________

Practice Practice and practice...!!

If my reply /analysis is helpful-->please press KUDOS
If there's a loophole in my analysis--> suggest measures to make it airtight.

Senior Manager
Senior Manager
avatar
Joined: 12 Mar 2012
Posts: 370
Concentration: Operations, Strategy
Followers: 2

Kudos [?]: 99 [0], given: 31

Re: SC - new questions - 700 - 800 level [#permalink] New post 18 Apr 2012, 23:37
Since the mid-1990s, the central government of Botswana has been forcibly removing native Bushmen from the
Central Kalahari Game Reserve; the government justifies their actions by stating that it is too costly to provide such basic services like medical care and schooling to such a remote area.
• justifies their actions by stating that it is too costly to provide such basic services like
• justifies their actions by stating it is too costly and expensive to provide such basic services as
• justify their actions by stating that it is too costly to provide basic services like
• justify its actions by stating that it is too costly and expensive to provide such a basic service as
• justifies its actions by stating that it is too costly to provide such basic services as

E is straight correct
_________________

Practice Practice and practice...!!

If my reply /analysis is helpful-->please press KUDOS
If there's a loophole in my analysis--> suggest measures to make it airtight.

2 KUDOS received
Senior Manager
Senior Manager
avatar
Joined: 12 Mar 2012
Posts: 370
Concentration: Operations, Strategy
Followers: 2

Kudos [?]: 99 [2] , given: 31

Re: SC - new questions - 700 - 800 level [#permalink] New post 18 Apr 2012, 23:38
2
This post received
KUDOS
Hogarth’s engravings, which provide a vivid portrait of eighteenth-century London, are of interest to both artists and historians.
• are of interest to both
• are interests both for
• are both interesting to
is of interest to both
is interesting for both

Its A
_________________

Practice Practice and practice...!!

If my reply /analysis is helpful-->please press KUDOS
If there's a loophole in my analysis--> suggest measures to make it airtight.

Senior Manager
Senior Manager
avatar
Joined: 12 Mar 2012
Posts: 370
Concentration: Operations, Strategy
Followers: 2

Kudos [?]: 99 [0], given: 31

Re: SC - new questions - 700 - 800 level [#permalink] New post 18 Apr 2012, 23:40
According to industry analysts, the recent growth in the number of hybrid motor vehicles in major metropolitan
areas are
likely to accelerate in the future.
• the number of hybrid motor vehicles in major metropolitan areas are
• the numbers of hybrid motor vehicles in major metropolitan areas are
• the number of hybrid motor vehicles in major metropolitan areas is
• the numbers of hybrid motor vehicles in major metropolitan areas is
• hybrid motor vehicles’ numbers in major metropolitan areas are

Straight C
_________________

Practice Practice and practice...!!

If my reply /analysis is helpful-->please press KUDOS
If there's a loophole in my analysis--> suggest measures to make it airtight.

Senior Manager
Senior Manager
avatar
Joined: 12 Mar 2012
Posts: 370
Concentration: Operations, Strategy
Followers: 2

Kudos [?]: 99 [0], given: 31

Re: SC - new questions - 700 - 800 level [#permalink] New post 18 Apr 2012, 23:42
Since 1929, when the global telegraph business peaked, the number of telegrams delivered annually have decreased
from 200 million
to only 21,000 last year.
have decreased from 200 million
have been reduced from 200 million
• has decreased from 200 million
has been reduced from 200 million down
• has decreased from 200 million down


CLEAR C

P.S. WHATS THE SOURCE??
_________________

Practice Practice and practice...!!

If my reply /analysis is helpful-->please press KUDOS
If there's a loophole in my analysis--> suggest measures to make it airtight.

1 KUDOS received
Manager
Manager
avatar
Joined: 14 Dec 2010
Posts: 220
Location: India
Concentration: Technology, Entrepreneurship
GMAT 1: 680 Q44 V39
Followers: 2

Kudos [?]: 20 [1] , given: 5

GMAT Tests User
Re: SC - new questions - 700 - 800 level [#permalink] New post 18 Apr 2012, 23:46
1
This post received
KUDOS
I really don't think any of these are 700-800 level. May be 500-600 level most likely. What is the source?
Manager
Manager
avatar
Joined: 14 Feb 2012
Posts: 228
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 59 [0], given: 7

Re: SC - new questions - 700 - 800 level [#permalink] New post 19 Apr 2012, 00:42
questions are good but their difficulty level is surely not 700+.
They are 600-700 Level.

Nice Post BTW...
Thanks
_________________

The Best Way to Keep me ON is to give Me KUDOS !!!
If you Like My posts please Consider giving Kudos

Shikhar

Intern
Intern
User avatar
Joined: 08 Aug 2011
Posts: 4
Followers: 0

Kudos [?]: 0 [0], given: 0

Re: SC - new questions - 700 - 800 level [#permalink] New post 19 Apr 2012, 02:07
Can someone explain me question no. 1. I got that wrong.
_________________

None of the secrets of success will work unless you do.

Director
Director
User avatar
Status: Enjoying the GMAT journey....
Joined: 26 Aug 2011
Posts: 735
Location: India
GMAT 1: 620 Q49 V24
Followers: 60

Kudos [?]: 273 [0], given: 264

GMAT ToolKit User GMAT Tests User Premium Member
Re: SC - new questions - 700 - 800 level [#permalink] New post 19 Apr 2012, 04:46
poojzz wrote:
Can someone explain me question no. 1. I got that wrong.

I suppose you are talking about this one.
Noting that the price of oil and other fuel components, a major factor in the cost structure of an airline, have risen
and will continue to rise, the company management was pessimistic about their
outlook for the upcoming quarter.
• have risen and will continue to rise, the company management was pessimistic about their S-V aggrement ( The price of X and Y is singular and thus demands has and not have)
• have risen and will continue to rise, the company management was pessimistic about the Same as A
• will continue to rise, the company management was pessimistic about the Correct
• has risen and will continue to rise, the company management was pessimistic about their has risen is redundant here as the same message is conveyed in "will continue to rise", which means the price has risen for some time and the trend will continue. moreover, the company management is singular and thus singular pronoun its and not their is required
• will continue to rise, the company management was pessimistic about their
the company management is singular and thus singular pronoun its and not their is required
_________________

Fire the final bullet only when you are constantly hitting the Bull's eye, till then KEEP PRACTICING.

A WAY TO INCREASE FROM QUANT 35-40 TO 47 : a-way-to-increase-from-q35-40-to-q-138750.html

Q 47/48 To Q 50 + the-final-climb-quest-for-q-50-from-q47-129441.html#p1064367

Three good RC strategies three-different-strategies-for-attacking-rc-127287.html

Verbal Forum Moderator
Verbal Forum Moderator
avatar
Joined: 23 Oct 2011
Posts: 286
Followers: 24

Kudos [?]: 339 [0], given: 19

GMAT Tests User Premium Member
Re: SC - new questions - 700 - 800 level [#permalink] New post 19 Apr 2012, 21:53
I am not sure of the actual source. But the compilation I have is from a GMAT coaching club. While compilation it self has lot of questions, most of them are present on the forum as well. So have not posted them. So probably the ones already present on the forum might be the tough ones in my collection, while these could be on the lower end of difficulty.

Anyways, I will continue to post the rest as i come across them.

At least this will give us more practice questions not present on the forum.
_________________

********************
Push +1 kudos button please, if you like my post.


Last edited by GetThisDone on 19 Apr 2012, 21:58, edited 2 times in total.
2 KUDOS received
Verbal Forum Moderator
Verbal Forum Moderator
avatar
Joined: 23 Oct 2011
Posts: 286
Followers: 24

Kudos [?]: 339 [2] , given: 19

GMAT Tests User Premium Member
Re: SC - new questions - 700 - 800 level [#permalink] New post 19 Apr 2012, 21:56
2
This post received
KUDOS
Mathematical analysis of humpback whale sounds provide evidence that animals other than humans use a hierarchical
structure of communication.
• provide evidence that animals other than humans
• provides evidence that animals other than humans
• provide evidence that an animal other than humans
• provides evidence that an animal other than a human
• provide evidence that animals, like humans,


[Reveal] Spoiler:
B

_________________

********************
Push +1 kudos button please, if you like my post.

1 KUDOS received
Verbal Forum Moderator
Verbal Forum Moderator
avatar
Joined: 23 Oct 2011
Posts: 286
Followers: 24

Kudos [?]: 339 [1] , given: 19

GMAT Tests User Premium Member
Re: SC - new questions - 700 - 800 level [#permalink] New post 19 Apr 2012, 22:00
1
This post received
KUDOS
Every workday at dawn, the patriarch of one of the city’s five richest families leaves his mansion and walks to city
hall.
• richest families leaves his mansion and walks
• richest families leave his mansion and walk
• richest families leaves his mansion and walk
• richer families leave his mansion and walks
• richer families leaves his mansion and walks

[Reveal] Spoiler:
A

_________________

********************
Push +1 kudos button please, if you like my post.

3 KUDOS received
Verbal Forum Moderator
Verbal Forum Moderator
avatar
Joined: 23 Oct 2011
Posts: 286
Followers: 24

Kudos [?]: 339 [3] , given: 19

GMAT Tests User Premium Member
Re: SC - new questions - 700 - 800 level [#permalink] New post 19 Apr 2012, 22:02
3
This post received
KUDOS
Although covered in about 11 inches of snow, aviation officials said that conditions on the runway at the time of the
emergency landing was acceptable
.
• aviation officials said that conditions on the runway at the time of the emergency landing was acceptable
• the runway conditions during the emergency landing were acceptable according to aviation officials
• according to aviation officials, the runway was in acceptable condition during the time of the emergency landing
• the runway was in acceptable condition during the emergency landing, according to aviation officials
• aviation officials said that conditions on the runway at the time of the emergency landing were acceptable

[Reveal] Spoiler:
D

_________________

********************
Push +1 kudos button please, if you like my post.

Re: SC - new questions - 700 - 800 level   [#permalink] 19 Apr 2012, 22:02
    Similar topics Author Replies Last post
Similar
Topics:
2 Improve your score in SC with 700-800 level best questions priyankassinghal 0 02 Oct 2013, 07:10
133 Quant 700-800 level questions GetThisDone 21 11 Apr 2012, 22:43
Experts publish their posts in the topic 700-800 level SC - Monsters! abhicoolmax 6 18 Jul 2011, 16:20
Second World War-700/800 level question WarriorAjay 5 28 Feb 2011, 08:17
Collection of 700 800 level SC, CR questions, anybody? BlueRobin 1 28 Jun 2010, 15:50
Display posts from previous: Sort by

SC - new questions - 700 - 800 level

  Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics  

Go to page    1   2   3    Next  [ 42 posts ] 



cron

GMAT Club MBA Forum Home| About| Privacy Policy| Terms and Conditions| GMAT Club Rules| Contact| Sitemap

Powered by phpBB © phpBB Group and phpBB SEO

Kindly note that the GMAT® test is a registered trademark of the Graduate Management Admission Council®, and this site has neither been reviewed nor endorsed by GMAC®.