Check GMAT Club Decision Tracker for the Latest School Decision Releases https://gmatclub.com/AppTrack

 It is currently 26 May 2017, 01:47

### 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

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

# Events & Promotions

###### Events & Promotions in June
Open Detailed Calendar

# Concept article on Paradox questions from quizlet.com

Author Message
TAGS:

### Hide Tags

Retired Moderator
Status: worked for Kaplan's associates, but now on my own, free and flying
Joined: 19 Feb 2007
Posts: 3836
Location: India
WE: Education (Education)
Followers: 821

Kudos [?]: 6323 [0], given: 324

### Show Tags

12 Nov 2013, 09:04
00:00

Difficulty:

(N/A)

Question Stats:

0% (00:00) correct 0% (00:00) wrong based on 0 sessions

### HideShow timer Statistics

Friends;

Learn some key word tips on resolving paradox questions in GMAT CR as given in a concept article by quizlet.com

http://quizlet.com/25063379/gmat-cr-12- ... sh-cards/#

1. Stimulus Features
1) No conclusion - the author is not attempting to persuade you, just presenting two contradictory sets of facts,

2. Question Stem Features
1) an indication that the answer choices should be accepted as true,
2) key words that indicate your task is to resolve a problem

3. Key word indicators
Action: resolve,
explain, reconcile.
conflict, puzzle
Active Resolution
the correct answer will actively resolve the paradox, that is allow both sides to be factually correct, and will either explain how the situation came into being, or will add a piece of information that shows how the two ideas or occurences can coexist.

4. **Important**
if a stimulus contains a paradox where two items are similar, then an answer that explains a difference between the two cannot be correct. Similarily if a stimulus contains a paradox where two items are different, then an answer that explains a similarity cannot be correct.

always choose answer choices that conform to the specifics of the stimulus. Do not be lured by reasonable solutions that do not quite meet the stated facts.
_________________

“Better than a thousand days of diligent study is one day with a great teacher” – a Japanese proverb.
9884544509

If you have any questions
New!
Concept article on Paradox questions from quizlet.com   [#permalink] 12 Nov 2013, 09:04
Similar topics Replies Last post
Similar
Topics:
1 concept article.on ' resolve Paradox " from Aspiranhunt 0 12 Nov 2013, 09:44
7 Concept article on Resolve paradox from gogmat.com 1 30 Sep 2015, 04:17
Concept article on Resolve Paradox by Veritas 0 12 Nov 2013, 08:19
Concept article on CR paradox by Magoosh 0 12 Nov 2013, 07:55
10 Concept article -CR Resolve the paradox by daagh 1 22 May 2016, 14:27
Display posts from previous: Sort by