GMAT Question of the Day (Nov 3): Counting and Sentence Correction

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Math (PS)

How many times will the digit 7 be written when listing the integers from 1 to 1000?

(A) 110
(B) 111
(C) 271
(D) 300
(E) 304

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Verbal (SC)

Constance Horner, chief of the United States government’s personnel agency, has recommended that the use of any dangerous or illegal drug in the five years prior to application for a job be grounds for not hiring an applicant.

(A) the use of any dangerous or illegal drug in the five years prior to application for a job be grounds for not hiring an applicant
(B) any dangerous or illegal drug, if used in the five years prior to applying for a job, should be grounds for not hiring an applicant
(C) an applicant’s use of any dangerous or illegal drug in the five years prior to application for a job be grounds not to hire them
(D) an applicant’s use of any dangerous or illegal drug in the five years prior to applying for a job are grounds that they not be hired
(E) for five years prior to applying for a job, an applicant’s use of any dangerous or illegal drug be grounds for not hiring them

Answers to the questions: D, A
For explanations please see these threads: math and verbal

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