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100 Hardest and easiest questions for SC as of January 2020

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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 SC forum.
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1First published in 1946, and comparing the ways the world Difficulty: 700-Level, Modifiers, Participle Parallelism, Verb Tense/Form
2The 1996 Mid-sea Continent Journalist Tea Party Award winner, a certai Difficulty: 700-Level, Gerund, Idioms, Parallel Structure, Source: Other - Please specify
3Despite the fact that the impact of Daylight Saving Time, at the onset Difficulty: 700-Level, Meaning, Subject Verb Agreement, Source: Manhattan GMAT
4In the Battle of Roncevaux Pass in 778, the rearguard of the Frankish Difficulty: 700-Level, Clauses, Diction, Idioms, Parallel Structure, Style and Usage, Source: Magoosh
5Although to provide Internet access through wearable technology Google Difficulty: 700-Level, Subject Verb Agreement, Source: Other - Please specify
6There is a difference in the way the term "turnover" and the term "rev Difficulty: 700-Level, Conjunctions, Grammatical Construction, Source: Economist Gmat
7The Mars Exploration Program established that the main scientific goal Difficulty: 700-Level, Idioms, Parallel Structure, Source: Other - Please specify
8The International Seabed Authority will oversee the new system by next Difficulty: 700-Level, Source: Other - Please specify
9Originally delivered as the first William James Lecture at Harvard, in Difficulty: 700-Level, Diction, Modifiers
10Statisticians have constructed many complex mathematical models design Difficulty: 700-Level, Meaning, Source: Manhattan GMAT
11Unlike conventional thinking that early tribes of Apache had reached Difficulty: 700-Level, Comparisons, Modifiers, Source: Other - Please specify
12The policy of applying indirect taxes, like value added tax and excise Difficulty: 700-Level, Comparisons, Diction, Parallel Structure, Poor Quality, Subject Verb Agreement, Verb Tense/Form, Source: Knewton
13Among the important themes that characterize Chinese history are the p Difficulty: 700-Level, Parallel Structure, Subject Verb Agreement, Source: Other - Please specify
14Ending a contentious political stalemate that frightened global Difficulty: 700-Level, Debatable OA, Verb Tense/Form, Source: Veritas Prep
15Assuming that the people's party have the results in their favor, the Difficulty: 700-Level, Subject Verb Agreement, Source: Experts' Global
16Even though his predilection for initiating legal proceedings against Difficulty: 700-Level, Absolute Phrase, Meaning, Style and Usage, Source: Self-made question
17The Middle Stone Age, extended for 200,000 years from 300,000 BC TO 50 Difficulty: 700-Level, Comparisons, Verb Tense/Form, Verb Voice, Source: Other - Please specify
18Descending approximately 4,000 years ago from the African wildcat, it Difficulty: 700-Level, Modifiers, Source: Other - Please specify
19There was great debate among Greek historians whether the Difficulty: 700-Level, Verb Tense/Form
20For Ralph Waldo Emerson, transcendentalism was his professed ideal ove Difficulty: 700-Level, Grammatical Construction, Style and Usage, Source: Veritas Prep
21The preliminary agreement to what was to be ... Difficulty: 700-Level, Construction, Idioms, Source: Gmat Hacks
22Verbal Diagnostic Test No : 7 – SC Q No: 7 Difficulty: 700-Level, Parallel Structure, Source: Other - Please specify
23The higher productivity rate of some Japanese companies relative to Difficulty: 700-Level, Style and Usage, Source: Other - Please specify
24The word inspired is used often by numerous critics in their descripti Difficulty: 700-Level, Modifiers, Pronouns, Style and Usage, Source: Economist Gmat
25In what promises to be an alternative to corneal transplantation in Difficulty: 700-Level, Clauses, Grammatical Construction, Modifiers, Source: Other - Please specify
26The ability of neuroscientists to pinpoint the exact locations in the Difficulty: 700-Level, Construction, Subject Verb Agreement, Source: Magoosh
27A newly released study on the tectonic plates forming the Pacific basi Difficulty: 700-Level, Construction, Idioms, Verb Tense/Form, Source: Magoosh
28Having extracted the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes from human DNA to isolate Difficulty: 700-Level, Grammatical Construction, Pronouns, Source: Veritas Prep
29The 1950 Graver Tank & Manufacturing Co. v. Linde Air Products Co. Sup Difficulty: 700-Level, Clauses, Grammatical Construction, Modifiers, Pronouns, Source: Other - Please specify
30With the private space industry at the early stages of a launch revolu Difficulty: 700-Level, Grammatical Construction, Subject Verb Agreement, Source: Other - Please specify
31Those who maintain that technology is negatively rewiring our brains Difficulty: 700-Level, Parallel Structure, Source: Magoosh
32The court concluded that not only in treating adultery as an offence Difficulty: 700-Level, Meaning, Source: Other - Please specify
33A 2009 study from the California State Housing Authority concluded Difficulty: 700-Level, Parallel Structure, Punctuation, Which/That, Source: Veritas Prep
34While airline travel can be detrimental to your health, many exercise Difficulty: 700-Level, Idioms, Modifiers, Subject Verb Agreement, Source: Veritas Prep
35The Sri-NuanSri-Nuan dance and Teut-Teung dance are an inherent part Difficulty: 700-Level, Comparisons, Grammatical Construction, Style and Usage, Source: Economist Gmat
36Relief for the thousands of traumatized victims of one of the worst na Difficulty: 700-Level, Poor Quality
37The data being collected in the current geological survey are providin Difficulty: 700-Level, Pronouns, Use of Being, Source: Veritas Prep
38It is equally well known that a GPS satellite needs an extremely accur Difficulty: 700-Level, Comparisons, Grammatical Construction, Source: Other - Please specify
39Proponents of the school of thought positing that the Americas were Difficulty: 700-Level, Idioms, Source: Magoosh
40Gustav Klimt, in his leadership of the Vienna Secession, lending more Difficulty: 700-Level, Modifiers, Source: Economist Gmat
41In the thirty years since casino gambling has been legal beyond the st Difficulty: 700-Level, Comparisons, Parallel Structure, Source: Other - Please specify
42With no policy restricting the number of children a family can have an Difficulty: 700-Level, Clauses, Parallel Structure
43Technological innovations such as the internet, which proliferated at Difficulty: 700-Level, Comparisons, Meaning, Which/That, Source: Manhattan GMAT
44Daniel Bernoulli (1700 – 1782) derived the famous fluid equation named Difficulty: 700-Level, Clauses, Parallel Structure, Source: Magoosh
45Both the oil experts advice that inventory of heating oil Difficulty: 700-Level, Idioms, Subjunctive, Verb Tense/Form
46Isotopes in the recently excavated bones of a 14-year-old girl from th Difficulty: 700-Level, Construction, Meaning, Source: Veritas Prep
47In order to be converted into high-quality digital versions, analog au Difficulty: 700-Level, Grammatical Construction, Modifiers, Style and Usage, Subject Verb Agreement, Source: Manhattan GMAT
48Technological advancements affect all aspects of human Difficulty: 700-Level, Verb Tense/Form, Source: Economist Gmat
49Public enthusiasm that had been growing for airline travel, still in Difficulty: 700-Level, Modifiers, Source: Other - Please specify
50Nelson Mandela is the most unfortunate of men, yet the embodiment of e Difficulty: 700-Level, Diction, Parallel Structure, Source: GMAT Club Tests
51The standard framework of cap and trade is fundamentally conservative, Difficulty: 700-Level, Construction, Parallel Structure, Source: Manhattan GMAT
52There seems to be a broad range of international policy issues on whic Difficulty: 700-Level, Comparisons, Construction, Grammatical Construction, Meaning, Pronouns, Parallel Structure, Redundancy, Source: Other - Please specify
53A country could keep some of the advantages of being in the European U Difficulty: 700-Level, Adjectives and Adverbs, Source: Other - Please specify
54Recent indications of weakness in the economy have lead consumers to Difficulty: 700-Level, Idioms, Modifiers, Style and Usage, Source: Kaplan
55Unsurprisingly, commitment in the team was low but it was also evident Difficulty: 700-Level, Meaning, Subjunctive, Verb Tense/Form, Source: Other - Please specify
56The manager at the office supply store believes that the new CLP-300 Difficulty: 700-Level, Comparisons, Diction, Parallel Structure, Source: Knewton
57Bioconservatives, a group who believe that technological innovation th Difficulty: 700-Level, Comparisons, Modifiers, Parallel Structure, Subject Verb Agreement, Source: Veritas Prep
58After all the recent political changes, the Syrians are figuring out Difficulty: 700-Level, Style and Usage, Source: Veritas Prep
59In the field of eugenics, geneticists have thoroughly scrutinized the Difficulty: 700-Level, Adjectives and Adverbs, Source: Veritas Prep
60Purchasers of television advertising are increasingly discouraged by Difficulty: 700-Level, Parallel Structure, Source: Manhattan GMAT
61Recent studies have shown that the antioxidants found in the acai berr Difficulty: 700-Level, Comparisons, Modifiers, Pronouns, Source: Manhattan GMAT
62There are a few acts of nature, such as a total solar eclipse or a Difficulty: 700-Level, Grammatical Construction, Parallel Structure, Source: Veritas Prep
63A cricketer trying to predict the outcome of the one day world cup mat Difficulty: 700-Level, Verb Tense/Form, Verb Voice, Source: GMAT Club Tests
64The bolas spider, in its sticky globules, Difficulty: 700-Level, Modifiers, Source: Princeton Review
65The paradox of the Roman empires history is marked by the Difficulty: 700-Level, Parallel Structure, Participle Parallelism
66While the Eastern Whip-poor-will a nocturnal bird that feeds Difficulty: 700-Level, Clauses, Comparisons, Source: Veritas Prep
67The International Registration Plan is a registration reciprocity Difficulty: 700-Level, Grammatical Construction, Source: Other - Please specify
68The people of the ancient Near East believed that the Earth’s dry land Difficulty: 700-Level, Verb Tense/Form, Source: Magoosh
69Industry representatives maintain that the new Difficulty: 700-Level, Construction, Subject Verb Agreement, Source: Self-made question
70If a nuclear weapon were to be detonated above the atmosphere, it woul Difficulty: 700-Level, Parallel Structure, Source: Self-made question
71Originally a trading port, Hong-Kong, currently estimated to be fourth Difficulty: 700-Level, Clauses, Debatable OA, Modifiers
72If medical researchers are correct, then the human microbiome, made up Difficulty: 700-Level, Modifiers, Source: Magoosh
73In most major metropolitan areas, the number of hate crimes per capita Difficulty: 700-Level, Debatable OA, Subject Verb Agreement, Source: Princeton Review
74Since 1959, McKinsey & Company, and Harvard Business Review have prese Difficulty: 700-Level, Idioms, Subject Verb Agreement, Source: Other - Please specify
75Unlike the African elephant, whose trunk contains two fingers used to Difficulty: 700-Level, Clauses, Comparisons
76As the housing affordability gap widens, middle-income families are es Difficulty: 700-Level, Parallel Structure, Source: 1000 Series
77It is possible to hold a certain image in your mind for long periods Difficulty: 700-Level, Grammatical Construction, Source: Other - Please specify
78Examples of "tulipomania," a term coined from the tulip craze of the Difficulty: 700-Level, Parallel Structure, Source: Manhattan GMAT
79In Hinduism, cows are considered sacred and are given the highest Difficulty: 700-Level, Parallel Structure, Source: Experts' Global
80The ancient Greek philosopher Aristotle implied that such contradictio Difficulty: 700-Level, Subject Verb Agreement, Source: Other - Please specify
81In 1950s, when Mother Theresa wanted to form an orphanage with only th Difficulty: 700-Level, Verb Tense/Form
82Although realizing late that it had failed to honor its own stalwart Difficulty: 700-Level, Parallel Structure, Source: Other - Please specify
83Gen. Joseph Hooker initially seized the advantage at the Battle of Cha Difficulty: 700-Level, Verb Tense/Form, Source: Magoosh
84The officialdom, shocked and frightened by the general unrest, expande Difficulty: 700-Level, Modifiers, Source: Other - Please specify
85In New York today, Italians account for more than 14 percent Difficulty: 700-Level, Construction, Source: Other - Please specify
86The policy of applying indirect taxes, like value added tax and excise Difficulty: 700-Level, Clauses, Source: Knewton
87Motive of the crime decides whether the guilty, after the legal Difficulty: 700-Level, Construction, Parallel Structure, Source: Experts' Global
88With Saha's unfortunate injury, either Rishab Pant or Dinesh karthik Difficulty: 700-Level, Subject Verb Agreement
89At approximately 22 weeks, a fetus becomes fully covered by lanugo, or Difficulty: 700-Level, Modifiers, Source: Magoosh
90In good years, the patchwork of green fields that surround Difficulty: 700-Level, Modifiers, Nouns, Subject Verb Agreement, Source: 1000 Series
91Carefully conceived by NASA to stimulate microgravity, a device called Difficulty: 700-Level, Meaning, Modifiers, Style and Usage, Source: Other - Please specify
92Although there is still disagreement among the scientific community Difficulty: 700-Level, Idioms, Meaning, Modifiers, Source: Manhattan GMAT
93Unlike previous presidents, Donald Trump’s administration is radically Difficulty: 700-Level, Comparisons, Diction, Idioms, Source: Self-made question
94The misnomer that sibling rivalry is a thing of the 'past' history- wh Difficulty: 700-Level, Grammatical Construction, Source: Other - Please specify
95Building large new hospitals in the bistate area would constitute a wa Difficulty: 700-Level, Adjectives and Adverbs, Grammatical Construction, Source: 1000 Series, Source: OG 1988, Source: Official Guide [Pre-2000]
96A year advantage in a new computer product or process being Difficulty: 700-Level, Poor Quality
97Although the Broadway musical known as "Hair" contained nudity, strong Difficulty: 700-Level, Clauses, Modifiers, Source: Other - Please specify
98Brutus and Cassius, in participating in the brutal assassination of Ju Difficulty: 700-Level, Clauses, Construction, Style and Usage, Source: Magoosh
99Goldstein cleverly compares the objective of the so-called “formalist Difficulty: 700-Level, Idioms, Infinitive, Verb Tense/Form, Source: Other - Please specify
100Constructive dialogue is one of the fundamentals that are too uncommon Difficulty: 700-Level, Conjunctions, Style and Usage, Subject Verb Agreement, Source: Other - Please specify

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100 Easiest Sentence Correction Questions (Jan 1st, 2020 - Feb 1st, 2020)

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 easiest questions in each of the question forums we have. Below I am presenting to you the top 100 questions from SC forum.
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RankTitleTopics
1Carnivorous mammals can endure what would otherwise be lethal levels Difficulty: Sub-600 Level, Verb Tense/Form, Which/That, Source: Official Guide, Source: OG 2016, Source: OG 2015/OG13, Source: OG 12, Source: OG 11
2Delighted by the reported earnings for the first quarter of the fiscal Difficulty: Sub-600 Level, Modifiers, Source: Official Guide, Source: OG 10, Source: OG 9, Source: Verbal Review 2018, Source: Verbal Review 2017, Source: Verbal Review 2016, Source: Verbal Review 2015/2ED, Source: Verbal Review 1
3The boys spent the entire night lost in the forest , therefore they Difficulty: Sub-600 Level, Adjectives and Adverbs, Clauses, Source: GMAT Club Tests
4The crocodiles of Kenya''s Tsavo River not only scaly, also Difficulty: Sub-600 Level, Idioms, Source: Princeton Review
5The psychologist William James believed that facial expressions not Difficulty: Sub-600 Level, Idioms, Participle Parallelism, Source: Official Guide, Source: OG 10, Source: Verbal Review 2018, Source: Verbal Review 2017, Source: Verbal Review 2016, Source: Verbal Review 2015/2ED, Source: Verbal Review 1
6Manufacturers rate batteries in watt-hours; if they rate the Difficulty: Sub-600 Level, Parallel Structure, Source: Official Guide, Source: OG 2018, Source: OG 2017, Source: OG 2016, Source: OG 2015/OG13
7To control public unease over the regime's impending economic collapse Difficulty: Sub-600 Level, Clauses, Construction, Grammatical Construction, Infinitive, Source: Kaplan
8Surprised by unexpected budgetary constraints, it was chosen by the de Difficulty: Sub-600 Level, Modifiers, Source: Veritas Prep
9The concept of the grand jury dates from the twelfth century, when Hen Difficulty: Sub-600 Level, Grammatical Construction, Verb Tense/Form, Source: 1000 Series, Source: GMAT Prep, Source: OG 10, Source: Verbal Review 1
10Many policy experts say that shifting a portion of health-benefit cost Difficulty: Sub-600 Level, Parallel Structure, Source: 1000 Series, Source: OG 10, Source: Verbal Review 2016, Source: Verbal Review 2015/2ED, Source: Verbal Review 1
11Quasars, at billions of light-years from Earth the most distant observ Difficulty: Sub-600 Level, Grammatical Construction, Source: 1000 Series, Source: Official Guide, Source: OG 2015/OG13, Source: OG 12, Source: OG 11, Source: OG 10
12Oaks preferring drier ones, pine trees thrive in relatively Difficulty: Sub-600 Level, Comparisons, Source: GMAT Prep
13Some 200 world-famous physicists recently attended a conference whose Difficulty: Sub-600 Level, Idioms, Source: Verbal Review 2017, Source: Verbal Review 2016
14Using study groups managed by the principal popular organizations and Difficulty: Sub-600 Level, Idioms, Modifiers, Verb Tense/Form, Source: Official Guide, Source: OG 2020, Source: OG 2019, Source: OG 2018, Source: OG 2017
15The automotive conveyor-belt system, which Henry Ford modeled after an Difficulty: Sub-600 Level, Idioms, Source: Official Guide, Source: OG 2017, Source: OG 2016, Source: OG 2015/OG13, Source: OG 12, Source: OG 11
16Penguins can be found not only in arctic climes, they can also be f Difficulty: Sub-600 Level, Idioms, Source: Princeton Review
17The Wallerstein study indicates that even after a decade young men and Difficulty: Sub-600 Level, Grammatical Construction, Subject Verb Agreement, Source: 1000 Series, Source: OG 10, Source: OG 9, Source: Verbal Review 2016, Source: Verbal Review 2015/2ED, Source: Verbal Review 1
18Researchers at Cornell University have demonstrated that homing pigeon Difficulty: Sub-600 Level, Parallel Structure, Source: 1000 Series, Source: OG 1988, Source: Official Guide [Pre-2000]
19Foods high in tryptophan, an amino acid that is a precursor to seroton Difficulty: Sub-600 Level, Parallel Structure, Source: Manhattan GMAT
20The rivalry between Apple, a multinational technology company based in Difficulty: Sub-600 Level, Grammatical Construction, Meaning, Modifiers, Subject Verb Agreement, Source: ExamPal
21Under the Safe Drinking Water Act, the Environmental Protection Agency Difficulty: Sub-600 Level, Idioms, Parallel Structure, Source: 1000 Series, Source: GMAT Paper Test, Source: Official Guide, Source: OG 11, Source: OG 10
22Travelers to Mars would have to endure low levels of gravity Difficulty: Sub-600 Level, Parallel Structure, Verb Tense/Form, Source: Official Guide, Source: Verbal Review 2019, Source: Verbal Review 2018, Source: Verbal Review 2017, Source: Verbal Review 2016, Source: Verbal Review 2015/2ED
23Today, because of improvements in agricultural technology, the same Difficulty: Sub-600 Level, Comparisons, Verb Tense/Form, Source: 1000 Series, Source: Official Guide, Source: OG 2015/OG13, Source: OG 12, Source: OG 11, Source: OG 10
24An exceptionally literate people, more Icelanders publish books per Difficulty: Sub-600 Level, Grammatical Construction
25Recently declassified information from military satellites in orbit th Difficulty: Sub-600 Level, Subject Verb Agreement, Source: Verbal Review 2020, Source: Verbal Review 2019, Source: Verbal Review 2018
26According to Kepler’s Second Law of Planetary Motion, as a planet move Difficulty: Sub-600 Level, Comparisons, Grammatical Construction, Idioms, Source: Magoosh
27During the last interglacial period, the climate on the Earth was warm Difficulty: Sub-600 Level, Verb Tense/Form, Source: GMAT Prep
28At the end of the 1930's, Duke Ellington was looking for a composer to Difficulty: Sub-600 Level, Grammatical Construction, Punctuation, Source: Official Guide, Source: OG 2018, Source: OG 2017, Source: OG 2016, Source: OG 2015/OG13
29In an attempt to produce premium oysters, a firm in Scotland has devel Difficulty: Sub-600 Level, Modifiers, Parallel Structure, Source: GMAT Prep
30It was found that camels, in contrast to horses', are not easily spook Difficulty: Sub-600 Level, Comparisons, Idioms, Source: Other - Please specify
31Because the budget package in Congress promises a combination of highe Difficulty: Sub-600 Level, Clauses, Source: GMAT Prep, Source: Official Guide
32Radiocarbon dating of fossils taken from caves on islands Difficulty: Sub-600 Level, Subject Verb Agreement, Source: GMAT Prep
33Supercell, a continuously rotating updraft deep within a thunderstorm, Difficulty: Sub-600 Level, Clauses, Grammatical Construction, Source: Aristotle
34By studying the primitive visual systems of single-cell aquatic Difficulty: Sub-600 Level, Meaning, Modifiers, Source: 1000 Series, Source: OG 1988, Source: Official Guide [Pre-2000]
35Dr. Hakuta’s research among Hispanic children in the United States ind Difficulty: Sub-600 Level, Idioms, Source: 1000 Series, Source: Official Guide, Source: OG 10, Source: OG 9
36Although neutron stars are only the size of an average city, they are Difficulty: Sub-600 Level, Modifiers, Pronouns, Source: Kaplan
37The more cautious commanders of the Army of the Potomac, such as Georg Difficulty: Sub-600 Level, Infinitive, Source: Magoosh
38Using digital enhancements of skull fragments from five prehistoric Difficulty: Sub-600 Level, Gerund, Grammatical Construction, Source: Verbal Review 2020, Source: Verbal Review 2019, Source: Verbal Review 2018, Source: Verbal Review 2017
39Some people believe that the more that children listen to classical Difficulty: Sub-600 Level, Comparisons, Source: Kaplan
40In the Soviet Union the attorney’s role is often played by the judge, Difficulty: Sub-600 Level, Idioms, Source: 1000 Series, Source: Official Guide
41Like ants, termites have an elaborate social structure in which a few Difficulty: Sub-600 Level, Comparisons, Parallel Structure, Source: Verbal Review 2020, Source: Verbal Review 2019, Source: Verbal Review 2018, Source: Verbal Review 2017, Source: Verbal Review 2016, Source: Verbal Review 2015/2ED
42Some sociologists claim to have found a direct link from the appearanc Difficulty: Sub-600 Level, Idioms, Meaning, Source: Official Guide, Source: Verbal Review 2020
43Ancient hunter-gatherers developed instincts that Difficulty: Sub-600 Level, Idioms, Modifiers, Source: GMAT Prep
44In Britain, "pig" refers to any member of the class of domes Difficulty: Sub-600 Level, Parallel Structure, Source: GMAT Prep
45Found in the wild only in Australia and New Guinea, powerful back legs Difficulty: Sub-600 Level, Modifiers, Source: GMAT Prep
46It is a special feature of cell aggregation in the developing nervous Difficulty: Sub-600 Level, Idioms, Parallel Structure, Source: 1000 Series, Source: OG 1988, Source: Official Guide [Pre-2000]
47Like embryonic germ cells, which are cells that develop early in the f Difficulty: Sub-600 Level, Grammatical Construction, Idioms, Source: Official Guide, Source: OG 2020, Source: OG 2019, Source: OG 2018, Source: OG 2017, Source: OG 2016, Source: OG 2015/OG13
48A facsimile of Van Gogh's Starry Night was so accurately Difficulty: Sub-600 Level, Clauses, Which/That, Source: Veritas Prep
49Vivien Thomas, who had no formal medical training, in struggling again Difficulty: Sub-600 Level, Modifiers, Source: 1000 Series
50The winds that howl across the Great Plains not only blow away valuabl Difficulty: Sub-600 Level, Parallel Structure, Source: 1000 Series, Source: Official Guide, Source: OG 10, Source: Verbal Review 1
51The possibility of an attack on Indian Point, a nuclear power plant Difficulty: Sub-600 Level, Parallel Structure, Source: Manhattan GMAT
52Unlike a typical automobile loan, which requires a fifteen- to twenty- Difficulty: Sub-600 Level, Comparisons, Parallel Structure, Source: 1000 Series, Source: Official Guide, Source: OG 11, Source: OG 10, Source: OG 9
53Whereas a ramjet generally cannot achieve high speeds without the init Difficulty: Sub-600 Level, Comparisons, Grammatical Construction, Source: Official Guide, Source: OG 2020, Source: OG 2019, Source: OG 2018, Source: OG 2017, Source: OG 2016, Source: OG 2015/OG13
54Successful mediation between two countries Difficulty: Sub-600 Level, Adjectives and Adverbs, Source: Economist Gmat
55The last cars that were produced by Packard in 1958 launching without Difficulty: Sub-600 Level, Clauses, Verb Tense/Form, Such as/Like, Source: PowerScore
56Results of a United States study published in the Annals of Internal Difficulty: Sub-600 Level, Comparisons, Construction, Source: GMAT Prep
57In her presentation, the head of the Better Business Bureau emphasized Difficulty: Sub-600 Level, Parallel Structure, Source: Official Guide, Source: OG 2020, Source: OG 2019, Source: OG 2018, Source: OG 2017
58Although schistosomiasis is not often fatal it is so debilitating that Difficulty: Sub-600 Level, Idioms, Parallel Structure, Source: Official Guide, Source: OG 2016, Source: OG 2015/OG13, Source: OG 12, Source: OG 11, Source: OG 10
59To regard the overwhelming beauty of the Mojave Desert is Difficulty: Sub-600 Level, Parallel Structure, Source: Princeton Review
60Hundreds of species of fish generate and discharge electric currents Difficulty: Sub-600 Level, Parallel Structure, Source: Verbal Review 2020, Source: Verbal Review 2019, Source: Verbal Review 2018, Source: Verbal Review 2017, Source: Verbal Review 2016, Source: Verbal Review 2015/2ED
61Hoping to alleviate some of the financial burdens of a growing populat Difficulty: Sub-600 Level, Modifiers, Source: Manhattan GMAT
62Making a legacy for himself as a President who wanted to have Difficulty: Sub-600 Level, Modifiers, Source: Princeton Review
63Parliament did not accord full refugee benefits to twelve of the recen Difficulty: Sub-600 Level, Verb Tense/Form, Source: 1000 Series, Source: Official Guide, Source: OG 10, Source: Verbal Review 2015/2ED, Source: Verbal Review 1
64She was an educator, a builder of institutions and organizat Difficulty: Sub-600 Level, Construction, Use of Being, Source: GMAT Prep
65With respect to most species of animals, they are evenly divided in Difficulty: Sub-600 Level, Comparisons, Source: Verbal Review 2020, Source: Verbal Review 2019
66Natalie had [u]no intention of to go to the ceremony to receive her aw Difficulty: Sub-600 Level, Grammatical Construction, Source: GMAT Club Tests
67When Congress reconvenes, some newly elected members from rural states Difficulty: Sub-600 Level, Grammatical Construction, Parallel Structure, Source: 1000 Series, Source: Official Guide, Source: OG 2016, Source: OG 2015/OG13, Source: OG 12, Source: OG 11
68Although the term “psychopath” is popularly applied to an especially Difficulty: Sub-600 Level, Pronouns, Source: 1000 Series, Source: OG 2015/OG13, Source: OG 12, Source: OG 11, Source: OG 10
69The average weekly wage nearly doubled in the 1970’s, rising from $114 Difficulty: Sub-600 Level, Construction, Meaning, Pronouns, Source: 1000 Series, Source: OG 1988, Source: Official Guide [Pre-2000]
70The report recommended that the hospital should eliminate Difficulty: Sub-600 Level, Grammatical Construction, Parallel Structure, Subjunctive, Source: Official Guide, Source: OG 2016, Source: OG 2015/OG13, Source: OG 12, Source: OG 11
71Of all the events leading to the formation of the Earth, the catalyst Difficulty: Sub-600 Level, Adjectives and Adverbs, Comparisons, Grammatical Construction, Source: Veritas Prep
72As contrasted with the honeybee, the yellow jacket can sting repeatedl Difficulty: Sub-600 Level, Comparisons, Idioms, Source: 1000 Series, Source: Official Guide, Source: OG 2017, Source: OG 2016, Source: OG 2015/OG13, Source: OG 12, Source: OG 11
73Turtles, as with other reptiles, can endure long fast Difficulty: Sub-600 Level, Comparisons
74Used until the end of the Second World War, the German army employed Difficulty: Sub-600 Level, Modifiers, Source: Manhattan GMAT
75Researchers now regard interferon as not a single Difficulty: Sub-600 Level, Meaning, Modifiers, Parallel Structure, Source: Official Guide, Source: OG 2020, Source: OG 2019, Source: OG 2018
76A prolific architect who worked from the turn of the century until the Difficulty: Sub-600 Level, Modifiers, Source: 1000 Series, Source: GMAT Paper Test
77A Labor Department study states that the numbers of women employed out Difficulty: Sub-600 Level, Idioms, Verb Tense/Form, Source: 1000 Series, Source: Official Guide, Source: OG 10, Source: OG 9, Source: Verbal Review 2015/2ED, Source: Verbal Review 1
78Marie Curie, winner of two Nobel Prizes Difficulty: Sub-600 Level, Clauses, Pronouns, Source: Princeton Review
79Like Auden, the language of James Merrill is chatty, arch, and convers Difficulty: Sub-600 Level, Comparisons, Source: 1000 Series, Source: GMAT Paper Test, Source: OG 10, Source: Verbal Review 2016, Source: Verbal Review 2015/2ED, Source: Verbal Review 1
80Iguanas have been an important food source in Latin America since Difficulty: Sub-600 Level, Pronouns, Use of Being, Source: Official Guide, Source: OG 10, Source: Verbal Review 2017, Source: Verbal Review 2016, Source: Verbal Review 2015/2ED, Source: Verbal Review 1
81Lawmakers are examining measures that would require banks to Difficulty: Sub-600 Level, Parallel Structure, Source: 1000 Series, Source: GMAT Paper Test, Source: Official Guide, Source: OG 10, Source: Verbal Review 2017, Source: Verbal Review 2016, Source: Verbal Review 2015/2ED, Source: Verbal Review 1
82Spanish poet Juan Ramon Jimenez, who won the Nobel Prize for Difficulty: Sub-600 Level
83Kepler's Third Law expresses the relationship between the semi-major a Difficulty: Sub-600 Level, Idioms, Source: Magoosh
84Data gathered by weather satellites has been analyzed by scientists, r Difficulty: Sub-600 Level, Modifiers, Source: GMAT Prep
85Because of Elnath Industries posting a second consecutive Difficulty: Sub-600 Level, Clauses, Idioms, Source: Magoosh
86The figure of the jaguar, being a recurrent symbol within Olmec art Difficulty: Sub-600 Level, Modifiers, Use of Being, Source: 1000 Series, Source: GMAT Paper Test
87According to industry analysts, the recent growth in the number of Difficulty: Sub-600 Level, Subject Verb Agreement, Source: Manhattan GMAT
88Along with the drop in producer prices announced yesterday, the strong Difficulty: Sub-600 Level, Grammatical Construction, Subject Verb Agreement, Source: 1000 Series, Source: OG 2015/OG13, Source: OG 12, Source: OG 11, Source: OG 10
89Some archaeologists claim that the tablets found at Ebla could force Difficulty: Sub-600 Level, Parallel Structure, Source: 1000 Series, Source: GMAT Paper Test
90Every workday at dawn, the patriarch of one of the city’s five richest Difficulty: Sub-600 Level, Subject Verb Agreement, Source: Manhattan GMAT
91Coffee prices rose sharply Monday, posting their biggest one-day gain Difficulty: Sub-600 Level, Grammatical Construction, Idioms, Source: Verbal Review 2018, Source: Verbal Review 2017, Source: Verbal Review 2016
92A team of scientists has recently provided evidence of Earth Difficulty: Sub-600 Level, Clauses, Comparisons, Source: GMAT Prep
93Doctors generally agree that such factors as cigarette smoking, eating Difficulty: Sub-600 Level, Idioms, Verb Tense/Form, Source: 1000 Series, Source: Official Guide, Source: OG 2017, Source: OG 2016, Source: OG 2015/OG13, Source: OG 12, Source: OG 11
94Even though sub-Saharan Africa often evokes images of Difficulty: Sub-600 Level, If-Then, Style and Usage, Source: GMAT Prep
95In a speech before the Senate Banking Committee, the chairman of the F Difficulty: Sub-600 Level, Construction, Verb Tense/Form, Source: Official Guide, Source: OG 2020, Source: OG 2019
96Never before in the history of music have musical superstars been able Difficulty: Sub-600 Level, Absolute Phrase, Construction, Source: 1000 Series, Source: OG 1988, Source: Official Guide [Pre-2000]
97Native to south america, when peanuts were introduced to Africa by Difficulty: Sub-600 Level, Grammatical Construction, Source: Verbal Review 2020, Source: Verbal Review 2019, Source: Verbal Review 2018, Source: Verbal Review 2017, Source: Verbal Review 2016, Source: Verbal Review 2015/2ED
98Seismologists studying the earthquake that struck northern California Difficulty: Sub-600 Level, Parallel Structure, Source: 1000 Series, Source: GMAT Paper Test, Source: OG 10, Source: Verbal Review 2020, Source: Verbal Review 2019, Source: Verbal Review 2018, Source: Verbal Review 2017, Source: Verbal Review 2016, Source: Verbal Review 2015/2ED, Source: Verbal Review 1
99The airline company, following through on recent warnings Difficulty: Sub-600 Level, Construction, Source: GMAT Prep
100It stood twelve feet tall, weighed nine thousand pounds, and wielded Difficulty: Sub-600 Level, Parallel Structure, Participle Parallelism, Source: Verbal Review 2020, Source: Verbal Review 2019, Source: Verbal Review 2018, Source: Verbal Review 2017, Source: Verbal Review 2016

Originally posted by sayantanc2k on 21 Aug 2015, 02:58.
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Thanks Bunuel for the amazing collection :-D

From the collection, I can observe that the 150 Hardest SC' contain almost no question from the Official Source and 150 Easiest SC' have almost most of the Official questions(GMAT Prep, GMAT Paper Based Test, OG) :cry:
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Wow, Thanks a lot!

Do you have such a list for 600-700 level SC questions only?
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If you are consistently getting 100% on all of the questions you posted above in the sub-600 section but missing most of the advanced ones posted above. Where should i focus?
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Thanks Bunuel for the amazing collection :-D

From the collection, I can observe that the 150 Hardest SC' contain almost no question from the Official Source and 150 Easiest SC' have almost most of the Official questions(GMAT Prep, GMAT Paper Based Test, OG) :cry:


That actually explains why the hardest SC questions are so hard.
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thanks Bunuel .. Any similar posts for CR ? Thanks
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Brunnel, are these in ascending order?
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Wow thanks! This collection is a life-saver. I was wondering... what are people's accuracy rates for this set of questions? It would be nice to have some kind of measure, so as to not get discouraged when I start counting the wrong answers lol
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I may be the sole dissenting voice but to me studying the above is a waste of time. I just got a V46 and for **** and giggles tried the "700 Level" SC questions above. Literally got 10% of them correct. I'd recommend drilling ONLY official questions. There are plenty of them.
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So, the only thing I achieved so far is to significantly lower my verbal estimate in my workbook and screw up my statistics :D I wouldn't be frustrated if it wasn't for the mistakes in many of the questions. It just isn't fair somehow :D
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Can you please post 600-700 (Medium) Level difficulty questions as well.
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Anyone tried to create a PDF with all these questions compiled?
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Thanks for the post!
Hardest questions are very challenging!
I don't get any problem with the easy part, but the hard one makes me questioning my basics
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Thanks, now I know what I'm going to do the whole night XD They are really hard,much harder than what I found in the OG. Thanks a lot
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Answers are not correct for a lot of questions here. I advice you to only attempt questions that are posted by verified sources. Even if the source says magoosh or veritas, make sure to check if it is posted specifically by them and not some user who has mentioned the above source.
I am saying this because I have taken veritas tests and answer to the question mentioned by one of the users here does not match the answer provided by Veritas. Therefore, you are treading a very dangerous path here. I repeat, please make sure you check the author of the question and only read explanations and answers by verified sources.
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Why have you used the hardest word for these questions? Experts can solve them without any hurdle.
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Amazing! Thanks for this resource.
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It's great to find such a wonderful thread. Let's practice more!
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