GMAT Question of the Day - Daily to your Mailbox; hard ones only

It is currently 18 Dec 2018, 03:33

Close

GMAT Club Daily Prep

Thank you for using the timer - this advanced tool can estimate your performance and suggest more practice questions. We have subscribed you to Daily Prep Questions via email.

Customized
for You

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

Track
Your Progress

every week, we’ll send you an estimated GMAT score based on your performance

Practice
Pays

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

Not interested in getting valuable practice questions and articles delivered to your email? No problem, unsubscribe here.

Close

Request Expert Reply

Confirm Cancel
Events & Promotions in December
PrevNext
SuMoTuWeThFrSa
2526272829301
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
303112345
Open Detailed Calendar
  • Happy Christmas 20% Sale! Math Revolution All-In-One Products!

     December 20, 2018

     December 20, 2018

     10:00 PM PST

     11:00 PM PST

    This is the most inexpensive and attractive price in the market. Get the course now!
  • Key Strategies to Master GMAT SC

     December 22, 2018

     December 22, 2018

     07:00 AM PST

     09:00 AM PST

    Attend this webinar to learn how to leverage Meaning and Logic to solve the most challenging Sentence Correction Questions.

CEO of a newspaper company: In the last six months, we have faced a 20

  new topic post reply Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics  
Author Message
Manager
Manager
avatar
G
Joined: 16 May 2016
Posts: 190
Location: India
Concentration: Marketing, Healthcare
GPA: 3.5
WE: Analyst (Consulting)
CAT Tests
CEO of a newspaper company: In the last six months, we have faced a 20  [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 01 Aug 2018, 19:46
00:00
A
B
C
D
E

Difficulty:

  15% (low)

Question Stats:

82% (01:03) correct 18% (00:56) wrong based on 51 sessions

HideShow timer Statistics

CEO of a newspaper company: In the last six months, we have faced a 20% increase in the delay of newspaper delivery. This issue will be resolved if we ensure that all our papers are packed and ready to be delivered by 3 a.m. every day.

Which of the following, if true, casts the most doubt on the effectiveness of the solution proposed by the CEO?


A. Most branches of the newspaper deliver their papers well before the recipients wake up every morning

B. Some of the company’s branch managers do not believe that the delays can be avoided.

C. The inefficiency of the delivery service is what leads to the delay in delivery in most cases.

D. Many location heads completely support the CEO’s suggestion

E. Some of the company’s employees believe that the papers cannot be ready before 3.30 a.m.

_________________

Not Giving UP! Kudos if you like the question :)

MBA Section Director
User avatar
V
Affiliations: GMATClub
Joined: 22 May 2017
Posts: 1513
Concentration: Nonprofit
GPA: 4
WE: Engineering (Computer Software)
Re: CEO of a newspaper company: In the last six months, we have faced a 20  [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 01 Aug 2018, 20:03
CEO of a newspaper company: In the last six months, we have faced a 20% increase in the delay of newspaper delivery. This issue will be resolved if we ensure that all our papers are packed and ready to be delivered by 3 a.m. every day.

Which of the following, if true, casts the most doubt on the effectiveness of the solution proposed by the CEO?


A. Most branches of the newspaper deliver their papers well before the recipients wake up every morning

The CEO's solution is regarding the branches where there is a delay in newspaper delivery. This option doesn't affect the solution proposed by the CEO. INCORRECT

B. Some of the company’s branch managers do not believe that the delays can be avoided.

May be the reason why some branch managers do not believe delays can be avoided is that the newpapers are not ready to be picked up for delivery on time. If the CEO's solution improves the pick up time then the delivery time can be improved. This doesn't affect the CEO's solution. INCORRECT

C. The inefficiency of the delivery service is what leads to the delay in delivery in most cases.

If the inefficiency of the delivery service is what causing the delay then the CEO's solution of making the papers ready for delivery by 3AM doesn't affect the delivery system and casts more doubt on the CEO's proposed solution

D. Many location heads completely support the CEO’s suggestion

This option only supports the CEO's solution but the question is asking for an option that casts more doubt INCORRECT

E. Some of the company’s employees believe that the papers cannot be ready before 3.30 a.m.

If the papers are not ready before 3:30AM then the CEO's solution is only going to help on the delivery time. This doesn't cast doubt on CEO's proposed solution. INCORRECT

Hence option C
_________________

New project wSTAT(which Schools To Apply To?)

GMATClub School Ambassador

B-School app with GRE

New - RC Butler - 2 RC's everyday

Verbal Forum Moderator
User avatar
V
Status: Greatness begins beyond your comfort zone
Joined: 08 Dec 2013
Posts: 2129
Location: India
Concentration: General Management, Strategy
Schools: Kelley '20, ISB '19
GPA: 3.2
WE: Information Technology (Consulting)
GMAT ToolKit User Reviews Badge CAT Tests
Re: CEO of a newspaper company: In the last six months, we have faced a 20  [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 02 Aug 2018, 04:13
CEO of a newspaper company: In the last six months, we have faced a 20% increase in the delay of newspaper delivery. This issue will be resolved if we ensure that all our papers are packed and ready to be delivered by 3 a.m. every day.

Which of the following, if true, casts the most doubt on the effectiveness of the solution proposed by the CEO?

Boil it down - The issue of delay in delivery will be resolved if we ensure that all our papers are packed and ready to be delivered by 3 a.m. every day.
Pre-thinking - What if some factor that occurs after packing and shipment being ready causes the delay


A. Most branches of the newspaper deliver their papers well before the recipients wake up every morning -- Irrelevant

B. Some of the company’s branch managers do not believe that the delays can be avoided. -- Irrelevant - the belief of branch manager is not relevant

C. The inefficiency of the delivery service is what leads to the delay in delivery in most cases. -- Correct -- So even if the papers are packed and ready to be delivered by 3 a.m. every day, th

D. Many location heads completely support the CEO’s suggestion -- Irrelevant

E. Some of the company’s employees believe that the papers cannot be ready before 3.30 a.m. -- Irrelevant -- this is similar to option B

Answer C
_________________

When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it. - Henry Ford
The Moment You Think About Giving Up, Think Of The Reason Why You Held On So Long
+1 Kudos if you find this post helpful

GMAT Club Bot
Re: CEO of a newspaper company: In the last six months, we have faced a 20 &nbs [#permalink] 02 Aug 2018, 04:13
Display posts from previous: Sort by

CEO of a newspaper company: In the last six months, we have faced a 20

  new topic post reply Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics  


Copyright

GMAT Club MBA Forum Home| About| Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy| GMAT Club Rules| Contact| Sitemap

Powered by phpBB © phpBB Group | Emoji artwork provided by EmojiOne

Kindly note that the GMAT® test is a registered trademark of the Graduate Management Admission Council®, and this site has neither been reviewed nor endorsed by GMAC®.