The earth s resources are being depleted much too fast. To : GMAT Critical Reasoning (CR)
Check GMAT Club App Tracker for the Latest School Decision Releases http://gmatclub.com/AppTrack

 It is currently 09 Dec 2016, 14:36

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

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

Events & Promotions

Events & Promotions in June
Open Detailed Calendar

The earth s resources are being depleted much too fast. To

Author Message
TAGS:

Hide Tags

Senior Manager
Joined: 11 Jul 2006
Posts: 382
Location: TX
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 14 [0], given: 0

The earth s resources are being depleted much too fast. To [#permalink]

Show Tags

20 Jul 2006, 08:09
00:00

Difficulty:

(N/A)

Question Stats:

0% (00:00) correct 0% (00:00) wrong based on 0 sessions

HideShow timer Statistics

The earthâ€™s resources are being depleted much too fast. To correct this, the United States must keep its resource consumption at present levels for many years to come.

Which of the following, if true, would most strengthen the argument above?
(A) New resource deposits are constantly being discovered.
(B) The United States consumes one-third of all resources used in the world.
(C) Other countries need economic development more than the United States does.
(D) Other countries have agreed to hold their resource consumption at present levels.
(E) The United States has been conserving resources for several years.

Folks, need some help here . I am trying to understand the logic behind the OA here . Let me know what you think .
I chose D..
What do you think it should be ?
If you have any questions
New!
Senior Manager
Joined: 11 Jul 2006
Posts: 382
Location: TX
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 14 [0], given: 0

Show Tags

22 Jul 2006, 06:33
Can someone help me with this ? Thanks.
CEO
Joined: 20 Nov 2005
Posts: 2911
Schools: Completed at SAID BUSINESS SCHOOL, OXFORD - Class of 2008
Followers: 23

Kudos [?]: 267 [0], given: 0

Show Tags

22 Jul 2006, 10:49
This has been discussed many times. See my posts for explanation in the link below:

http://www.gmatclub.com/phpbb/viewtopic.php?t=31199
_________________

SAID BUSINESS SCHOOL, OXFORD - MBA CLASS OF 2008

Senior Manager
Joined: 31 May 2006
Posts: 376
Location: Phoenix AZ
Followers: 1

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

Show Tags

22 Jul 2006, 14:35
B is the OA.

I don't like this answer. Even if USA keeps its consumption constant, the other 2/3 of the world's resource consumption could increase causing the whole to go down. If this answer said that USA consumes 2/3 of the world's resources, I would consider this answer.
Senior Manager
Joined: 11 Jul 2006
Posts: 382
Location: TX
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 14 [0], given: 0

Show Tags

22 Jul 2006, 16:32
Thanks for the reply , but here is what throws me off track from the OA.

Which of the following, if true, would most strengthen the argument above?

So considering that its true, shouldn't that make it a premise ?
I am confused with the out-of-scope issue when the question itself asks you consider the option in scope. I am baffled...

Any Comments ? What strategy should we adopt in this kind of CRs ?
Similar topics Replies Last post
Similar
Topics:
6 The earth s resources are being depleted much too fast. To 22 03 Apr 2012, 02:13
1 The earth s resources are being depleted much too fast. To 24 07 Dec 2009, 01:02
The earth s resources are being depleted much too fast. To 5 01 Jul 2008, 04:58
The earth s resources are being depleted much too fast. To 13 14 May 2007, 08:00
The earth s resources are being depleted much too fast. To 5 24 Feb 2007, 03:46
Display posts from previous: Sort by

The earth s resources are being depleted much too fast. To

 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®.