In the course of her researches, a historian recently : GMAT Critical Reasoning (CR)
Check GMAT Club Decision Tracker for the Latest School Decision Releases https://gmatclub.com/AppTrack

 It is currently 22 Feb 2017, 10:47

### 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

# In the course of her researches, a historian recently

Author Message
TAGS:

### Hide Tags

SVP
Joined: 16 Oct 2003
Posts: 1810
Followers: 5

Kudos [?]: 139 [0], given: 0

In the course of her researches, a historian recently  [#permalink]

### Show Tags

11 Jul 2004, 21:50
00:00

Difficulty:

(N/A)

Question Stats:

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

### HideShow timer Statistics

15. In the course of her researches, a historian recently
found two documents mentioning the same person,
Erich Schnitzler. One, dated May 3, 1739, is a
record of Schnitzlerâ€™s arrest for peddling without a
license. The second, undated, is a statement by
Schnitzler asserting that he has been peddling off
and on for 20 years.

The facts above best support which of the following
conclusions?
(A) Schnitzler started peddling around 1719.
(B) Schnitzler was arrested repeatedly for peddling.
(C) The undated document was written before 1765.
(D) The arrest record was written after the undated
document.
(E) The arrest record provides better evidence that
Schnitzler peddled than does the undated
document.
If you have any questions
New!
Manager
Joined: 02 Jul 2004
Posts: 218
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 9 [0], given: 0

### Show Tags

12 Jul 2004, 01:54
I don't like this question, all answer choiced are dubious

A, B are clearly out

Consider this situation:

Erich Schnitzler peddled in 1734-1739
Erich Schnitzler was arrested in 1739
Erich Schnitzler peddled in 1755-1770
In 1770 Erich Schnitzler writes a document asserting that he peddled ON AND OFF for 20 years (and he tells the truth!)

This eliminates C and D unless you know when Erich Schnitzler died

E is the only ACCEPTABLE choice (by no means a good one)
SVP
Joined: 16 Oct 2003
Posts: 1810
Followers: 5

Kudos [?]: 139 [0], given: 0

### Show Tags

12 Jul 2004, 08:17
C is the OA. I don't like the question either.
GMAT Club Legend
Joined: 15 Dec 2003
Posts: 4302
Followers: 40

Kudos [?]: 438 [0], given: 0

### Show Tags

12 Jul 2004, 08:34
http://www.gmatclub.com/phpbb/viewtopic.php?t=5786
_________________

Best Regards,

Paul

12 Jul 2004, 08:34
Similar topics Replies Last post
Similar
Topics:
8 In the course of her researches, a historian recently found 11 02 Jan 2011, 15:41
4 In the course of her researches, a historian recently found 10 01 Aug 2010, 00:21
In the course of her researches, a historian recently found 4 01 Apr 2010, 23:44
1 In the course of her researches, a historian recently found 8 30 Jul 2009, 03:08
5 In the course of her researches, a historian recently found 27 19 Aug 2008, 05:14
Display posts from previous: Sort by

# In the course of her researches, a historian recently

 Powered by phpBB © phpBB Group and phpBB SEO 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®.