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Are you familiar with the GMAT Club's timer? We have pulled timer results from our database and analyzed every question in the forum. Based on those results, we have compiled a list of the hardest questions in each of the question forums we have. Below I am presenting to you the top 100 questions from CR forum.

100 Hardest Critical Reasoning Questions
RankCritical Reasoning Question
1Lark Manufacturing Company initiated a voluntary Quality Cir
2The snack food market has recently seen an explosion in the
3A Management protocol system
4Recently, some critics of the U.S. government have pointed
5In Patton City, days are categorized as having heavy
6Tiger beetles are such fast runners that
7Beginning in 1997, high school seniors in State Q have been
8In the modern era, society should accept the premise that
9Developed countries around the world have ...
10Instead of blaming an automobile accident on driver error,
11Public health advocate: It is generally true that medication
12From an article in the Wall Street Chronicle: ...
13For the writers who first gave feudalism its name, the
14Last January, in an attempt to lower the number of traffic
15Hardin argued that grazing land held in common(that is, open
16After a number of migrant fishermen at the Rotunda Beach
17More airplane accidents are caused by pilot error than any o
18Nuclear reactors are sometimes built in geologically quiet
19A veterinary pharmaceutical manufacturer implemented
20Critic: Works of literature often present protagonists who
21Advocates argue that five-cent bottle deposits charged on
22The rise in free, do-it-yourself instructions on the
23Gasoline Cars in Papula Country
24Biologists have noted reproductive abnormalities in fish
25A new species of fish has just been discovered living in
26Major airlines will purchase many of the new aircrafts
27Traditionally, candidates for elected offices have
28Epidemiologist: In Brazil, schistosomiasis and malaria are
29A reason Larson cannot do the assignmen
30Decentralization enables divisions of a large institution to
31At present the Hollywood Restaurant has only standard-height
32Public health expert: Until recently people believed that
33Math education in this country does a disservice to our
34Any realtor currently looking for a location in which to
35In order to raise revenue, the federal government planned a
36Lark Manufacturing Company initiated a voluntary Quality
37Two types of earthworm, one black and one red-brown, inhabit
38Publicity campaigns for endangered species are unlikely to
39In one-round sealed-bid auctions, each prospective buyer
40Salesperson: A shopper will refuse to purchase an overpriced
41Researchers from a data analysis firm have found that the
42Studio executives carefully examine how a film performs on
43Clinical checkups after the first and second trimesters of
44Now problems require new solutions. And new problems arise
45Estonian and Finnish people
46Modern navigation systems, which are found in most of today
47Public Health Official : After several years of vaccinating
48In 2009, the city of Los Bernardinos ranked worst nationwide
49Some people believe that gaining wealth
50Iridium, a hard, whitish metal similar to platinum, is
51Psychologist: Psychotherapists who attempt to provide
52Some say that an asteroid colliding with Earth was
53Psychologist: Though popularized by the media and even some
54The solution to any environmental problem that is not the
55Archaeologists have recently found in various grave sites in
56In Patton City, days are categorized as having heavy
57In the country of Bedenia, officials have recently
58The only preexisting recordings that are transferred onto
59Studies show that children who watch too much television are
60In the late nineteenth century, the archaeologist Charles
61Networks of blood vessels in bats' wings serve only to
62In a survey of all 14,000 undergraduates in a University, ov
63Assumption-- Singing in the rain umbrella
64The CFO attributes our increased sales last year to the new
65Despite the approach of winter oil prices to industrial
66In response to high mortality in area hospitals, surgery was
67In the years since the city of London imposed strict
68A team of researchers from MIT studied the effects of
69A neuron needs to travel to the place in the brain
70At present the Hollywood Restaurant has only standard-height
71The noise caused by airplanes during takeoff and landing
72According to recent research, a blindfolded person whose
73An engineering firm has suggested the construction of an
74In a forest often visited by the residents of a small town..
75The president s nominees to federal circuit courts have been
76Recent studies show that people between the ages of 13 and
77The Daisygen Company genetically engineers flowers which are
78Joanne: An increasing number of online retailers now allow c
79Forty miles to the west of Tucson, a developer attempted to
80Studies have shown that a large percentage of car accidents
81Botanist: On the remote island of Tropica, it is known that
82Last year, the government of country A imposed large tariffs
83Construction contractors working on the cutting edge of tech
84Certain instruments used in veterinary surgery can be made
85In the feudal system, nobles typically hired knights to
86A product that represents a clear technological advance over
87Black Americans are, on the whole, about twice as likely as
88Climatologists believe they know why Earth has undergone a
89Psychologist: Though popularized by the media and even some
90In two months, the legal minimum wage in the country of
91Over 40,000 lead seals from the early Byzantine Empire remai
92In two months, the legal minimum wage in the country of
93Rodrigo: A number of commentators have recently opined that
94If one of the effects of a genetic mutation makes a
95Although the price of gasoline can sometimes reach uncomfort
96The theory of military deterrence was based on a simple
97Scientists typically do their most creative work before the
98Over the past few years, retailers in the town of
99Doctors in Britain have long suspected that patients who
100Spectroscopic analysis has revealed the existence of frozen


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Question Type Distribution
Question TypeNumber of Questions
Weaken22
Assumption21
Strengthen11
Inference10
Bold Face CR8
Conclusion8
Must be True6
Evaluate Argument4
Resolve Paradox4
Additional Evidence4
Numbers and Percent4
Method of Reasoning2
Similar Reasoning2
Logical Flaw1


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Gr8 work indeed appreciate your efforts. :-) Btw I see that few of the questions in the list are duplicated.

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http://gmatclub.com/forum/premium
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It does. As I mentioned, the source is the GMAT Club forum timer, so basically all the available sources!
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Gr8 work indeed appreciate your efforts. :-) Btw I see that few of the questions in the list are duplicated.


Hi. Great eye. I ll run through a clean up!



According to my info, the questions duplicated in regard the previous collection are

6 - 7 - 17 - 20 - 22 - 23 - 25 - 31 - 41 - 47 - 56 - 60 - 63 - 66 - 72 - 78 - 79 - 86

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Duplicates happen sometimes.... duplicate questions are discussed and amazingly enough they are predicatively hard and properly weighted/evaluated :-)

Same happened with the last one too (v.1)
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Appreciate the efforts for compiling but i see many Questions that are either controversial in their choice of OA or content.

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