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Q1. A famous foreign dictator recently triumphed in a lawsuit against his booking agency, which, after failing to find him at either his palace or his bunker, used a similar-looking impersonator to perform his rendition of a well-known trademark rant for a soft drink commercial. Due to the outcome of that suit, advertisers will stop hiring impersonators for commercials. Thus, ad costs will increase because famous dictators charge more than impersonators do. This conclusion is flawed because it makes which of the following unwarranted assumptions? A) Most listeners cannot distinguish whether a speech is being performed by a famous dictator or an impersonator. B) Ads which use famous dictators are often more effective than those which use impersonators. C) Some famous speeches’ original versions cannot be licensed for commercial use. D) Booking agencies will continue using impersonators in place of famous dictators. E) Advertisers will want to use original speeches. Difficulty - Hard

E

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Q2. In Kantovia, physicians’ income comes from insurance companies, which require physicians to document their decisions in treating patients and to justify deviations from the companies’ treatment guidelines. Ten years ago physicians were allowed more discretion. Most physicians believe that the companies’ requirements now prevent them from spending enough time with patients. Yet the average amount of time a patient spends with a physician during an office visit has actually increased somewhat over the last ten years. Which of the following, if true, most helps to resolve the apparent discrepancy between physicians’ perceptions and the change in the actual time spent? A. Patients are more likely to be in a hurry nowadays and are less willing to wait a long time to see their physician. B. Physicians today typically have a wider range of options in diagnosis and treatment to consider with the patient before prescribing. C. Physicians are increasingly likely to work in group practices, sharing the responsibility of night and weekend work. D. Most patients would rather trust their physicians than their insurance companies to make decisions about their treatment. E. Since the insurance companies pay physicians a set amount for each office visit, it is to physicians’ financial advantage to see as many Patients as possible.

B

CR Questions May - 7 :

Q1. John wants to win the annual Mayfield raffle next year because he needs the Mayfield raffle’s prize. If he enters more than one raffle next year, the likelihood of his winning one of them would be greater than if he entered only a single raffle. Hence, to have this greater likelihood of winning the Mayfield prize, John should enter several other raffles next year.

The argument exhibits which one of the following flaws in reasoning?

(A) presupposing that a person’s strong desire for a certain outcome increases the likelihood that the actual outcome will be as desired

(B) mistaking for the activity itself the goal for which one pursues that activity

(C) assuming without warrant that a person will be successful if the person engages only in those activities that are likely to be successful

(D) assuming that an event, if it is highly improbable, cannot possibly occur

(E) confusing the likelihood that at least one event in a set of events will occur with the likelihood that a designated event in that set will occur

Q2. General: The commander of the Air Force has recommended that we deploy the G28 aircraft in the reconnaissance mission, because the G28 can fly lower to the ground without being detected and could therefore retrieve the necessary information more efficiently than the currently stationed D12. But the D12 is already in the area and poised for takeoff, and would have just enough time to accomplish the mission if deployed immediately, while the G28 would require four days just to arrive in the area and get outfitted for the mission. Since the mission’s deadline is immovable, I am forced to overrule the commander’s recommendation and order the deployment of the D12.

Which of the following is assumed in the general’s argument?

(A) The quality of information retrieved from the mission would be higher if the D12 were deployed than if the G28 were deployed.

(B) By the time the G28 arrived in the area and was outfitted for the mission, the D12 would have already completed the mission if deployed immediately.

(C) The ability of an aircraft to fly low to the ground is not a significant consideration when choosing aircraft for a reconnaissance mission.

(D) It would take longer for any aircraft not currently in the area besides the G28 to arrive in the area and get outfitted for the mission.

(E) Any time saved during the mission due to the operation of the more efficient G28 would not offset the additional time required to deploy the G28.

Originally posted by winterschool on 07 May 2023, 11:47.
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Q1. Coronary angiography, a sophisticated method for diagnosing coronary disease involving the introduction of a dye into the arteries of the heart, is now administered selectively, because it uses x-rays to observe cardiac function. (A) for diagnosing coronary disease involving the introduction of a dye into the arteries of the heart, is now administered selectively, because it uses (B) for diagnosing coronary disease involving the introduction of a dye into the arteries of heart, is now administered selectively, because of using (C) for diagnosing coronary disease, involves the introduction of dye into the arteries of the heart and is now administered selectively, because it uses (D) to diagnose coronary disease that involves the introduction of a dye into the arteries of the heart, is now administered selectively, because it uses (E) to diagnose coronary disease involving the introduction of a dye into the arteries of the heart, which is now administered selectively, uses Difficulty - Hard

C

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Q2. Vehicular collisions on the interstate highway have declined steadily during the first four months of this year but virtually remained unchanged during the next five months. (A) have declined steadily during the first four months of this year but virtually remained unchanged (B) declined steadily during the first four months of this year but virtually remain unchanged (C) steadily declined during the first four months of this year but remain virtually unchanged (D) declined steadily during the first four months of this year but have remained virtually unchanging (E) declined steadily during the first four months of this year but have remained virtually unchanged

E

SC Questions May - 8 :

Q1. Heating-oil prices are expected to be higher this year than last because refiners are paying about \$5 a barrel more for crude oil than they were last year.

(A) Heating-oil prices are expected to be higher this year than last because refiners are paying about \$5 a barrel more for crude oil than they were

(B) Heating-oil prices are expected to rise higher this year over last because refiners pay about \$5 a barrel for crude oil more than they did

(C) Expectations are for heating-oil prices to be higher this year than last year’s because refiners are paying about \$5 a barrel for crude oil more than they did

(D) It is the expectation that heating-oil prices will be higher this year over last because refiners are paying about \$5 a barrel more for crude oil now than what they were

(E) It is expected that heating-oil prices will rise higher this year than last year’s because refiners pay about \$5 a barrel for crude oil more than they did

Difficulty - Hard

Q2. Green anole lizards, familiar to schoolchildren as chameleons, have recently become familiar to biologists as an excellent animal for laboratory studies of the interaction between stimuli with hormones.

(A) an excellent animal for laboratory studies of the interaction between stimuli with

(B) an excellent animal for laboratory studies of interaction of stimuli and

(C) being excellent animals for laboratory studies of the interaction between stimuli with

(D) excellent animals for laboratory studies of the interaction between stimuli with

(E) excellent animals for laboratory studies of the interaction of stimuli and

Originally posted by winterschool on 08 May 2023, 02:37.
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winterschool wrote:
Q1. Heating-oil prices are expected to be higher this year than last because refiners are paying about \$5 a barrel more for crude oil than they were last year. (A) Heating-oil prices are expected to be higher this year than last because refiners are paying about \$5 a barrel more for crude oil than they were (B) Heating-oil prices are expected to rise higher this year over last because refiners pay about \$5 a barrel for crude oil more than they did (C) Expectations are for heating-oil prices to be higher this year than last year’s because refiners are paying about \$5 a barrel for crude oil more than they did (D) It is the expectation that heating-oil prices will be higher this year over last because refiners are paying about \$5 a barrel more for crude oil now than what they were (E) It is expected that heating-oil prices will rise higher this year than last year’s because refiners pay about \$5 a barrel for crude oil more than they did Difficulty - Hard

A, as option E and B has redundancy because of using rise and higher both at same time. eliminate option C because of ambiguity in sentence formation (what is higher (Expectation or prices) eliminate option D as it is wordy. A is the answer

winterschool wrote:
Q2. Green anole lizards, familiar to schoolchildren as chameleons, have recently become familiar to biologists as an excellent animal for laboratory studies of the interaction between stimuli with hormones. (A) an excellent animal for laboratory studies of the interaction between stimuli with (B) an excellent animal for laboratory studies of interaction of stimuli and (C) being excellent animals for laboratory studies of the interaction between stimuli with (D) excellent animals for laboratory studies of the interaction between stimuli with (E) excellent animals for laboratory studies of the interaction of stimuli and

E

winterschool wrote:
Q2. Green anole lizards, familiar to schoolchildren as chameleons, have recently become familiar to biologists as an excellent animal for laboratory studies of the interaction between stimuli with hormones. (A) an excellent animal for laboratory studies of the interaction between stimuli with (B) an excellent animal for laboratory studies of interaction of stimuli and (C) being excellent animals for laboratory studies of the interaction between stimuli with (D) excellent animals for laboratory studies of the interaction between stimuli with (E) excellent animals for laboratory studies of the interaction of stimuli and

between X and Y is a correct idiom, not Between X with Y. For this reason, A, C, and D - out. Eliminate option B as ( Green anole lizards) is plural so we need plural options , because of which option E is a clear winner.

Originally posted by Priyankajaismali on 08 May 2023, 03:56.
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Q1. John wants to win the annual Mayfield raffle next year because he needs the Mayfield raffle’s prize. If he enters more than one raffle next year, the likelihood of his winning one of them would be greater than if he entered only a single raffle. Hence, to have this greater likelihood of winning the Mayfield prize, John should enter several other raffles next year. The argument exhibits which one of the following flaws in reasoning? (A) presupposing that a person’s strong desire for a certain outcome increases the likelihood that the actual outcome will be as desired (B) mistaking for the activity itself the goal for which one pursues that activity (C) assuming without warrant that a person will be successful if the person engages only in those activities that are likely to be successful (D) assuming that an event, if it is highly improbable, cannot possibly occur (E) confusing the likelihood that at least one event in a set of events will occur with the likelihood that a designated event in that set will occur

E

winterschool wrote:
Q2. General: The commander of the Air Force has recommended that we deploy the G28 aircraft in the reconnaissance mission, because the G28 can fly lower to the ground without being detected and could therefore retrieve the necessary information more efficiently than the currently stationed D12. But the D12 is already in the area and poised for takeoff, and would have just enough time to accomplish the mission if deployed immediately, while the G28 would require four days just to arrive in the area and get outfitted for the mission. Since the mission’s deadline is immovable, I am forced to overrule the commander’s recommendation and order the deployment of the D12. Which of the following is assumed in the general’s argument? (A) The quality of information retrieved from the mission would be higher if the D12 were deployed than if the G28 were deployed. (B) By the time the G28 arrived in the area and was outfitted for the mission, the D12 would have already completed the mission if deployed immediately. (C) The ability of an aircraft to fly low to the ground is not a significant consideration when choosing aircraft for a reconnaissance mission. (D) It would take longer for any aircraft not currently in the area besides the G28 to arrive in the area and get outfitted for the mission. (E) Any time saved during the mission due to the operation of the more efficient G28 would not offset the additional time required to deploy the G28.

E

CR Questions May - 8 :

Q1. The budget committees of the Ministry of Finance in Country X determine the scope of governmental funding of various national projects. Currently, the budget committees include only a few representatives of Women’s Rights Organizations. Unbiased experts agree that this lack of representation is directly linked to the fact that Women’s Rights initiatives fail to receive necessary governmental financing.

Which of the following conclusions is best supported by the information above?

A. The government in Country X attempts to limit the funding given to Women’s Rights initiatives by restricting the number of their representatives in the budget committees.

B. Women’s Rights Organizations need to raise additional funding in order to secure more seats for their representatives in the committees.

C. The current representatives of the Women’s Rights Organizations are to blame for the failure to receive sufficient government funding.

D. Women’s Rights initiatives would receive more governmental funding if the budget committees included more Women’s Rights Representatives.

E. In order to increase the representation of Women’s Rights Organizations in the Ministry of Finance budget committees, several new committees must be established.

Q2. An international study recently examined the effects of second hand smoke on health. surprisingly, although the dosages of harmful chemicals form second hand smoke are so small that their effect should be negligible, the study found that nonsmoking spouses of smokers displayed an incidence of heart disease that was significantly greater than that of nonsmokers who were not as regularly exposed to second hand smoke.

Each of the following if true could contribute to an explanation of the unexpectedly high incidence of heart disease in smoker’s spouses EXCEPT:

A. A disproportionately high number of people married to smokers are among the older segment of the married population, a group that inherently has a higher than average risk of heart disease

B. on average, more alcohol and coffee both of which have been linked to heart disease, are consumed in the homes of smokers than in the homes of nonsmokers.

C. A disproportionately high number of smokers are married to other smokers and the risk of heart disease increases in proportion to the number of smokers living in a household.

D. Smokers generally tend to live in higher stress environments than do non smokers and stress is a factor associated with above average incidence of heart disease.

E.A disproportionately high number of smokers live in areas with a high level of industrial pollutants, which have been shown to be a factor in increased risk of heart disease

Difficulty - Hard

Originally posted by winterschool on 08 May 2023, 13:51.
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Q1. The budget committees of the Ministry of Finance in Country X determine the scope of governmental funding of various national projects. Currently, the budget committees include only a few representatives of Women’s Rights Organizations. Unbiased experts agree that this lack of representation is directly linked to the fact that Women’s Rights initiatives fail to receive necessary governmental financing. Which of the following conclusions is best supported by the information above? A. The government in Country X attempts to limit the funding given to Women’s Rights initiatives by restricting the number of their representatives in the budget committees. B. Women’s Rights Organizations need to raise additional funding in order to secure more seats for their representatives in the committees. C. The current representatives of the Women’s Rights Organizations are to blame for the failure to receive sufficient government funding. D. Women’s Rights initiatives would receive more governmental funding if the budget committees included more Women’s Rights Representatives. E. In order to increase the representation of Women’s Rights Organizations in the Ministry of Finance budget committees, several new committees must be established.

A

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Q2. An international study recently examined the effects of second hand smoke on health. surprisingly, although the dosages of harmful chemicals form second hand smoke are so small that their effect should be negligible, the study found that nonsmoking spouses of smokers displayed an incidence of heart disease that was significantly greater than that of nonsmokers who were not as regularly exposed to second hand smoke. Each of the following if true could contribute to an explanation of the unexpectedly high incidence of heart disease in smoker’s spouses EXCEPT: A. A disproportionately high number of people married to smokers are among the older segment of the married population, a group that inherently has a higher than average risk of heart disease B. on average, more alcohol and coffee both of which have been linked to heart disease, are consumed in the homes of smokers than in the homes of nonsmokers. C. A disproportionately high number of smokers are married to other smokers and the risk of heart disease increases in proportion to the number of smokers living in a household. D. Smokers generally tend to live in higher stress environments than do non smokers and stress is a factor associated with above average incidence of heart disease. E.A disproportionately high number of smokers live in areas with a high level of industrial pollutants, which have been shown to be a factor in increased risk of heart disease Difficulty - Hard

E.. I am not very sure.

Originally posted by Priyankajaismali on 09 May 2023, 03:50.
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Q1. Heating-oil prices are expected to be higher this year than last because refiners are paying about \$5 a barrel more for crude oil than they were last year. (A) Heating-oil prices are expected to be higher this year than last because refiners are paying about \$5 a barrel more for crude oil than they were (B) Heating-oil prices are expected to rise higher this year over last because refiners pay about \$5 a barrel for crude oil more than they did (C) Expectations are for heating-oil prices to be higher this year than last year’s because refiners are paying about \$5 a barrel for crude oil more than they did (D) It is the expectation that heating-oil prices will be higher this year over last because refiners are paying about \$5 a barrel more for crude oil now than what they were (E) It is expected that heating-oil prices will rise higher this year than last year’s because refiners pay about \$5 a barrel for crude oil more than they did Difficulty - Hard

A

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Q2. Green anole lizards, familiar to schoolchildren as chameleons, have recently become familiar to biologists as an excellent animal for laboratory studies of the interaction between stimuli with hormones. (A) an excellent animal for laboratory studies of the interaction between stimuli with (B) an excellent animal for laboratory studies of interaction of stimuli and (C) being excellent animals for laboratory studies of the interaction between stimuli with (D) excellent animals for laboratory studies of the interaction between stimuli with (E) excellent animals for laboratory studies of the interaction of stimuli and

E

SC Questions May - 9 :

Q1. Despite the influx of international aid to a particularly war-torn region of East Africa during the waning months of 2006, in early 2007, many indigenous people unable to find food left their home to travel west where other tribal groups historically experienced less difficulties producing food, water, and land.

(A) their home to travel west where other tribal groups historically experienced less difficulties

(B) home to travel west where other tribal groups historically experienced fewer difficulties

(C) their home to travel west where other tribal groups historically experienced fewer difficulties

(D) home to travel west in search of other tribal groups who historically had experienced fewer difficulties

(E) home to travel west where other tribal groups historically had experienced fewer difficulties

Difficulty - Hard

Q2. Completed in 1951 and designated a National Historic Landmark in 2006, the International Style of architecture is prominently exemplified by the Farnsworth House, which was designed by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe.

A. the International Style of architecture is prominently exemplified by the Farnsworth House, which was designed by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe

B. Ludwig Mies van der Rohe designed the Farnsworth House, a prominent example for the International Style of architecture

C. Ludwig Mies van der Rohe has designed the Farnsworth House, a prominent example of the International Style of architecture

D. the Farnsworth House was designed by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and serves as a prominent example of the International Style of architecture

E. the Farnsworth House was prominently exemplified by the International Style of architecture, which was designed by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe

Originally posted by winterschool on 09 May 2023, 04:17.
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Q1. The budget committees of the Ministry of Finance in Country X determine the scope of governmental funding of various national projects. Currently, the budget committees include only a few representatives of Women’s Rights Organizations. Unbiased experts agree that this lack of representation is directly linked to the fact that Women’s Rights initiatives fail to receive necessary governmental financing. Which of the following conclusions is best supported by the information above? A. The government in Country X attempts to limit the funding given to Women’s Rights initiatives by restricting the number of their representatives in the budget committees. B. Women’s Rights Organizations need to raise additional funding in order to secure more seats for their representatives in the committees. C. The current representatives of the Women’s Rights Organizations are to blame for the failure to receive sufficient government funding. D. Women’s Rights initiatives would receive more governmental funding if the budget committees included more Women’s Rights Representatives. E. In order to increase the representation of Women’s Rights Organizations in the Ministry of Finance budget committees, several new committees must be established.

D

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Q2. An international study recently examined the effects of second hand smoke on health. surprisingly, although the dosages of harmful chemicals form second hand smoke are so small that their effect should be negligible, the study found that nonsmoking spouses of smokers displayed an incidence of heart disease that was significantly greater than that of nonsmokers who were not as regularly exposed to second hand smoke. Each of the following if true could contribute to an explanation of the unexpectedly high incidence of heart disease in smoker’s spouses EXCEPT: A. A disproportionately high number of people married to smokers are among the older segment of the married population, a group that inherently has a higher than average risk of heart disease B. on average, more alcohol and coffee both of which have been linked to heart disease, are consumed in the homes of smokers than in the homes of nonsmokers. C. A disproportionately high number of smokers are married to other smokers and the risk of heart disease increases in proportion to the number of smokers living in a household. D. Smokers generally tend to live in higher stress environments than do non smokers and stress is a factor associated with above average incidence of heart disease. E.A disproportionately high number of smokers live in areas with a high level of industrial pollutants, which have been shown to be a factor in increased risk of heart disease Difficulty - Hard

C

CR Questions May - 9 :

Q1. French divers recently found a large cave along the coast of the Mediterranean Sea. The cave is accessible only through an underwater tunnel. The interior of the cave is completely filled with seawater and contains numerous large stalagmites, which are stony pillars that form when drops of water fall repeatedly on a single spot on a cave floor, leaving behind mineral deposits that accumulate over time.

The information above most strongly supports which one of the following?

(A) The Mediterranean Sea was at a higher level in the past than it is now.

(B) The water level within the cave is higher now than it once was.

(C) The French divers were the first people who knew that the tunnel leading to the cave existed.

(D) There was once an entrance to the cave besides the underwater tunnel.

(E) Seawater in the Mediterranean has a lower mineral content now than it had when the stalagmites were being formed.

Q2. Correctly measuring the productivity of service workers is complex. Consider, for example, postal workers: they are often said to be more productive if more letters are delivered per postal worker. But is this really true? What if more letters are lost or delayed per worker at the same time that more are delivered?

The objection implied above to the productivity measure described is based on doubts about the truth of which of the following statements?

(A) Postal workers are representative of service workers in general.

(B) The delivery of letters is the primary activity of the postal service.

(C) Productivity should be ascribed to categories of workers, not to individuals.

(D) The quality of services rendered can appropriately be ignored in computing productivity.

(E) The number of letters delivered is relevant to measuring the productivity of postal workers.

Difficulty - Hard

Originally posted by winterschool on 09 May 2023, 12:40.
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Priyankajaismali wrote:
B

Can you please explain why the answer is B according to you

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Q2. Correctly measuring the productivity of service workers is complex. Consider, for example, postal workers: they are often said to be more productive if more letters are delivered per postal worker. But is this really true? What if more letters are lost or delayed per worker at the same time that more are delivered? The objection implied above to the productivity measure described is based on doubts about the truth of which of the following statements? (A) Postal workers are representative of service workers in general. (B) The delivery of letters is the primary activity of the postal service. (C) Productivity should be ascribed to categories of workers, not to individuals. (D) The quality of services rendered can appropriately be ignored in computing productivity. (E) The number of letters delivered is relevant to measuring the productivity of postal workers. Difficulty - Hard

D

Originally posted by Sheldoncooperrr on 10 May 2023, 00:49.
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Can you please explain why the answer is B according to you

Although, the other options A (talks just the opp.) option C,D and E is irrelevent.
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Fonseca B talks a bit about the formation (large stalagmites) which can possibly formed by dipping of water on the surface which would not have been possible if the surface was already under the water. Hence , the option is proving that water level within the cave was lower before than now.
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Q1. Despite the influx of international aid to a particularly war-torn region of East Africa during the waning months of 2006, in early 2007, many indigenous people unable to find food left their home to travel west where other tribal groups historically experienced less difficulties producing food, water, and land. (A) their home to travel west where other tribal groups historically experienced less difficulties (B) home to travel west where other tribal groups historically experienced fewer difficulties (C) their home to travel west where other tribal groups historically experienced fewer difficulties (D) home to travel west in search of other tribal groups who historically had experienced fewer difficulties (E) home to travel west where other tribal groups historically had experienced fewer difficulties Difficulty - Hard

E

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Q2. Completed in 1951 and designated a National Historic Landmark in 2006, the International Style of architecture is prominently exemplified by the Farnsworth House, which was designed by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe. A. the International Style of architecture is prominently exemplified by the Farnsworth House, which was designed by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe B. Ludwig Mies van der Rohe designed the Farnsworth House, a prominent example for the International Style of architecture C. Ludwig Mies van der Rohe has designed the Farnsworth House, a prominent example of the International Style of architecture D. the Farnsworth House was designed by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and serves as a prominent example of the International Style of architecture E. the Farnsworth House was prominently exemplified by the International Style of architecture, which was designed by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe

D

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Q1. When the first nuclear device was detonated in the desert of New Mexico, a new military era can be said to have begun as both the physical power of the atom and the psychological power of deterrence take their places in the world arsenal.

(A) as both the physical power of the atom and the psychological power of deterrence take their places in the world arsenal

(B) as both the physical power of the atom and the psychological power of deterrence took their places in the world arsenal

(C) as the physical power of the atom and the psychological power of deterrence both take their place in the world arsenal

(D) as a result of the fact that both the physical power of the atom and the psychological power of deterrence took their respective places in the world arsenal

(E) as a consequence of the fact that both the physical power of the atom and the psychological power of deterrence take their places in the world arsenal

Q2. The owners of a fast growing tech start-up in Newport Beach organized the firm as a Limited Liability Company (LLC). The owners receive considerable personal liability protection from potential lawsuits, and they also avoid some egregious double-taxation that would occur if the company was set up as a C-corporation.

(A) protection from potential lawsuits, and they also avoid some egregious double-taxation that would occur if the company was set up as a C-corporation

(B) protection from potential lawsuits and avoid some egregious double-taxation that would occur if the company was set up as a C-corporation

(C) protection from potential lawsuits, avoiding some egregious double-taxation that would occur if the company was set up as a C-corporation

(D) protection from potential lawsuits, and avoid some egregious double-taxation that would occur if the company were set up as a C-corporation

(E) protection from potential lawsuits and avoid some egregious double-taxation that would occur if the company were set up as a C-corporation

Difficulty - Hard

Originally posted by winterschool on 10 May 2023, 05:07.
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Q1. French divers recently found a large cave along the coast of the Mediterranean Sea. The cave is accessible only through an underwater tunnel. The interior of the cave is completely filled with seawater and contains numerous large stalagmites, which are stony pillars that form when drops of water fall repeatedly on a single spot on a cave floor, leaving behind mineral deposits that accumulate over time. The information above most strongly supports which one of the following? (A) The Mediterranean Sea was at a higher level in the past than it is now. (B) The water level within the cave is higher now than it once was. (C) The French divers were the first people who knew that the tunnel leading to the cave existed. (D) There was once an entrance to the cave besides the underwater tunnel. (E) Seawater in the Mediterranean has a lower mineral content now than it had when the stalagmites were being formed.

B

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Q2. Correctly measuring the productivity of service workers is complex. Consider, for example, postal workers: they are often said to be more productive if more letters are delivered per postal worker. But is this really true? What if more letters are lost or delayed per worker at the same time that more are delivered? The objection implied above to the productivity measure described is based on doubts about the truth of which of the following statements? (A) Postal workers are representative of service workers in general. (B) The delivery of letters is the primary activity of the postal service. (C) Productivity should be ascribed to categories of workers, not to individuals. (D) The quality of services rendered can appropriately be ignored in computing productivity. (E) The number of letters delivered is relevant to measuring the productivity of postal workers. Difficulty - Hard

D

CR Questions May - 10 :

Q1. This past holiday weekend, the number of traffic accidents that occurred on a particular stretch of Highway 79 was 25 percent lower than the corresponding number of accidents last year in the same location over the same holiday weekend. This is good evidence that the Highway Patrol’s publicity campaign against speeding has resulted in safer driving habits among motorists.

Which of the following is assumed in reaching the conclusion above?

(A) Traffic accident rates on the particular stretch of Highway 79 will continue to drop as long as the Highway Patrol’s publicity campaign continues.

(B) The two holiday weekends cover exactly the same calendar dates.

(C) Highway Patrol cars are patrolling the particular stretch of Highway 79 more frequently.

(D) The total number of miles driven on the particular stretch of Highway 79 has not decreased 25% or more since last year.

(E) A reduction in speeding is the only driving habit that has improved since last year.

Q2. Russia’s aggressive fishing in the prime fishing grounds of the Northern Pacific has led to a sharp decline in the populations of many fish and a general increase in the retail price of fish. This same pattern has occurred with far too many of our scarce vital natural resources, resulting in high prices for many products. It is likely then, that fish prices will continue to rise in the near future.

In making the argument above, the author relies on all of the following assumptions EXCEPT:

(A) The scarcity of fish is a determining factor in its price

(B) The decline in the number of fish available will result in higher prices for fish in stores.

(C) There will not be any substantial decrease in other costs involved in the fishing process that could keep the price of fish from increasing.

(D) Fish populations will not recover in the near future.

(E) Fishing practices can substantially influence the demand for fish.

Originally posted by winterschool on 10 May 2023, 12:55.
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annette_korch wrote:
A

How it would be ’A’ and not E?
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What is a noun

noun

What’s a noun

Originally posted by marufatgbemisola on 10 May 2023, 23:51.
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How it would be ’A’ and not E?

I supposed that it can’t be E, because we don’t know for sure if it’s THE ONLY habit that has been improved.
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Q1. When the first nuclear device was detonated in the desert of New Mexico, a new military era can be said to have begun as both the physical power of the atom and the psychological power of deterrence take their places in the world arsenal. (A) as both the physical power of the atom and the psychological power of deterrence take their places in the world arsenal (B) as both the physical power of the atom and the psychological power of deterrence took their places in the world arsenal (C) as the physical power of the atom and the psychological power of deterrence both take their place in the world arsenal (D) as a result of the fact that both the physical power of the atom and the psychological power of deterrence took their respective places in the world arsenal (E) as a consequence of the fact that both the physical power of the atom and the psychological power of deterrence take their places in the world arsenal

B

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Q2. The owners of a fast growing tech start-up in Newport Beach organized the firm as a Limited Liability Company (LLC). The owners receive considerable personal liability protection from potential lawsuits, and they also avoid some egregious double-taxation that would occur if the company was set up as a C-corporation. (A) protection from potential lawsuits, and they also avoid some egregious double-taxation that would occur if the company was set up as a C-corporation (B) protection from potential lawsuits and avoid some egregious double-taxation that would occur if the company was set up as a C-corporation (C) protection from potential lawsuits, avoiding some egregious double-taxation that would occur if the company was set up as a C-corporation (D) protection from potential lawsuits, and avoid some egregious double-taxation that would occur if the company were set up as a C-corporation (E) protection from potential lawsuits and avoid some egregious double-taxation that would occur if the company were set up as a C-corporation Difficulty - Hard

E

SC Questions May - 11 :

Q1. Although various eighteenth and nineteenth-century American poets had professed an interest in Native American poetry and had pretended to imitate Native American forms in their own works, until almost 1900,scholars and critics did not begin seriously to study traditional Native American poetry in native languages.

(A) until almost 1900,scholars and critics did not begin seriously to study

(B) until almost 1900 scholars and critics had not begun seriously studying

(C) not until almost 1900 were scholars and critics to begin seriously to study

(D) it was not almost until 1900 when scholars and critics began to seriously study

(E) it was not until almost 1900 that scholars and critics seriously began studying

Difficulty - Hard

Q2. The players were often punished by the referee’s lack of alertness who penalized all those who were involved in fighting, regardless of who had instigated it.

(A) The players were often punished by the referee’s lack of alertness who penalized

(B) The referee’s lack of alertness often caused him to penalize

(C) The players were punished by the lack of alertness of the referee who penalized often

(D) Lacking alertness, the referee’s choice was to penalize often

(E) His lack of alertness to brutality often caused the referee to penalize

Difficulty - Hard

Originally posted by winterschool on 11 May 2023, 05:47.
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winterschool wrote:
Q1. Although various eighteenth and nineteenth-century American poets had professed an interest in Native American poetry and had pretended to imitate Native American forms in their own works, until almost 1900,scholars and critics did not begin seriously to study traditional Native American poetry in native languages. (A) until almost 1900,scholars and critics did not begin seriously to study (B) until almost 1900 scholars and critics had not begun seriously studying (C) not until almost 1900 were scholars and critics to begin seriously to study (D) it was not almost until 1900 when scholars and critics began to seriously study (E) it was not until almost 1900 that scholars and critics seriously began studying Difficulty - Hard

D

annette_korch wrote:
I supposed that it can’t be E, because we don’t know for sure if it’s THE ONLY habit that has been improved.

But people can learn and maintain the speed after the campaign too, no? We can not say that we need patrol campaign to be there forever however it is mentioned that campaign against ’speeding’ has resulted in safer driving

Originally posted by garima.11 on 11 May 2023, 07:46.
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