GMAT Question of the Day (Nov 7): Word Problem and Critical Reasoning

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Math (DS)

In June 2004, GMAT Club, a community of aspiring MBA students, registered 810 new members. How many members from USA and Canada registered in the month of June 2004?

1. In June 2004, the ratio of new members from USA and Canada, Europe and Asia was 4:3:2
2. In June 2004, none of the members were from locations other than USA and Canada, Europe and Asia

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

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Verbal (CR)

Although most people know that exercise is good for the body, few realize the extent to which it is valuable to the mind. The blood circulates more rapidly after physical exertion, thus allowing all of the body’s organs to operate more efficiently. This increased activity enables the brain to receive more oxygen, thereby creating a higher capacity for concentration.

The main point in the argument above is that

(A) the greater the amount of oxygen the brain receives, the better the brain functions.
(B) exercise is a mental, as well as physical, activity.
(C) exercise helps the brain more than it does the rest of the body.
(D) people can greatly improve their powers of concentration by exercising more often.
(E) exercise serves more than one purpose.

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

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