GMAT Question of the Day (Mar 28): Overlapping Sets and Critical Reasoning

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Math (PS)

Foodmart customers regularly buy at least one of the following products: milk, chicken, or apples. 60% of shoppers buy milk, 50% buy chicken, and 35% buy apples. If 10% of the customers buy all 3 products, what percentage of Foodmart customers purchase exactly 2 of the above products?

(A) 5%
(B) 10%
(C) 15%
(D) 25%
(E) 30%

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

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Verbal (CR)

A recent report on an environmental improvement program was criticized for focusing solely on pragmatic solutions to the large number of significant problems that plague the program instead of seriously trying to produce a coherent vision for the future of the program. In response the report’s authors granted that the critics had raised a valid point but explained that, to do anything at all, the program needed continued government funding, and that to get such funding the program first needed to regain a reputation for competence.

The basic position taken by the report’s authors on the criticism leveled against the report is that

(A) addressing the critics’ concern now would be premature
(B) the critics’ motives are self-serving
(C) the notion of a coherent vision would be inappropriate to a program of the sort at issue
(D) the authors of the report are more knowledgeable than its critics
(E) giving the report a single focus is less desirable than the critics claim

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

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