It is currently 17 Nov 2017, 20:09

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

Events & Promotions in June
Open Detailed Calendar

Passengers must exit airplanes swiftly after accidents,

  new topic post reply Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics  
Author Message
TAGS:

Hide Tags

Manager
Manager
avatar
Joined: 16 Apr 2008
Posts: 87

Kudos [?]: 18 [0], given: 7

Re: CR - smoke hood requirement - Be careful! [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 11 May 2010, 10:46
Easy One - E

Kudos [?]: 18 [0], given: 7

Manager
Manager
User avatar
Joined: 15 Apr 2010
Posts: 163

Kudos [?]: 89 [0], given: 3

Re: CR - smoke hood requirement - Be careful! [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 11 May 2010, 12:42
(A) Test evacuations showed that putting on the smoke hoods added considerably to the overall time it took passengers to leave the cabin. -> weakens
(B) Some airlines are willing to buy the smoke hoods eventhough they consider them to be prohibitively expensive. -> Out of scope
(C) Although the smoke hoods protect passengers from the toxic gases, they can do nothing to prevent the gases from igniting. -> The safety official recommends smoke hoods to prevent passenger deaths from gas inhalation only.
(D) Some experienced flyers fail to pay attention to the safety instructions given on every commercial flight before takeoff. -> Out of scope
(E) In many airplane accidents, passengers who were able to reach emergency exits were overcome by toxic gases before they could exit the ariplane. -> If the statement is true, the smoke hoods would actually prevent passenger deaths from smoke inhalation.
Answer : E

Kudos [?]: 89 [0], given: 3

Manager
Manager
avatar
Joined: 04 Dec 2009
Posts: 69

Kudos [?]: 9 [0], given: 4

Location: INDIA
Re: CR - smoke hood requirement - Be careful! [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 11 May 2010, 22:36
easy one Ans:E
_________________

MBA (Mind , Body and Attitude )

Kudos [?]: 9 [0], given: 4

Manager
Manager
avatar
Joined: 15 Sep 2009
Posts: 131

Kudos [?]: 27 [0], given: 2

Re: CR - smoke hood requirement - Be careful! [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 11 May 2010, 23:32
Definitely option E

Kudos [?]: 27 [0], given: 2

Manager
Manager
avatar
Joined: 16 Feb 2010
Posts: 179

Kudos [?]: 34 [0], given: 17

Re: CR - smoke hood requirement - Be careful! [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 19 May 2010, 06:00
E must be the winner

Kudos [?]: 34 [0], given: 17

Senior Manager
Senior Manager
User avatar
Joined: 21 Dec 2009
Posts: 269

Kudos [?]: 277 [0], given: 25

Location: India
Re: CR - smoke hood requirement - Be careful! [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 20 May 2010, 06:01
E and only E
_________________

Cheers,
SD

Kudos [?]: 277 [0], given: 25

Manager
Manager
avatar
Joined: 12 Jul 2010
Posts: 60

Kudos [?]: 2 [0], given: 3

Re: CR - smoke hood requirement - Be careful! [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 06 Sep 2010, 06:55
my answer is E.

Kudos [?]: 2 [0], given: 3

TOEFL Forum Moderator
avatar
Joined: 16 Nov 2010
Posts: 1603

Kudos [?]: 600 [0], given: 40

Location: United States (IN)
Concentration: Strategy, Technology
Reviews Badge
Re: CR - smoke hood requirement - Be careful! [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 13 May 2011, 04:37
The answer is E.
_________________

Formula of Life -> Achievement/Potential = k * Happiness (where k is a constant)

GMAT Club Premium Membership - big benefits and savings

Kudos [?]: 600 [0], given: 40

Senior Manager
Senior Manager
avatar
Joined: 17 May 2010
Posts: 285

Kudos [?]: 55 [0], given: 7

GMAT 1: 710 Q47 V40
Re: CR - smoke hood requirement - Be careful! [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 13 May 2011, 07:03
Simple 30second CR. E.
_________________

If you like my post, consider giving me KUDOS!

Kudos [?]: 55 [0], given: 7

Manager
Manager
avatar
Joined: 29 Sep 2008
Posts: 139

Kudos [?]: 128 [0], given: 1

Re: CR - smoke hood requirement - Be careful! [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 13 May 2011, 07:13
E

Kudos [?]: 128 [0], given: 1

VP
VP
avatar
Status: There is always something new !!
Affiliations: PMI,QAI Global,eXampleCG
Joined: 08 May 2009
Posts: 1283

Kudos [?]: 286 [0], given: 10

Re: CR - smoke hood requirement - Be careful! [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 13 May 2011, 07:22
Between B and E, B touches the tip however E explains a strong reason behind getting the smoke hoods.

E.
_________________

Visit -- http://www.sustainable-sphere.com/
Promote Green Business,Sustainable Living and Green Earth !!

Kudos [?]: 286 [0], given: 10

Intern
Intern
avatar
Joined: 02 Nov 2010
Posts: 38

Kudos [?]: [0], given: 23

Re: CR - smoke hood requirement - Be careful! [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 13 May 2011, 09:20
E. I wish all questions were like this one!

Kudos [?]: [0], given: 23

Manager
Manager
avatar
Joined: 31 Jan 2011
Posts: 103

Kudos [?]: 74 [0], given: 4

Re: CR - smoke hood requirement - Be careful! [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 13 May 2011, 11:59
E

Kudos [?]: 74 [0], given: 4

Board of Directors
User avatar
G
Joined: 01 Sep 2010
Posts: 3373

Kudos [?]: 9277 [0], given: 1168

Re: CR - smoke hood requirement - Be careful! [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 13 May 2011, 12:09

Kudos [?]: 9277 [0], given: 1168

Current Student
avatar
Joined: 08 Jan 2009
Posts: 323

Kudos [?]: 161 [0], given: 7

GMAT 1: 770 Q50 V46
Re: CR - smoke hood requirement - Be careful! [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 13 May 2011, 21:01
E.

Kudos [?]: 161 [0], given: 7

Manager
Manager
avatar
Joined: 16 Mar 2011
Posts: 187

Kudos [?]: 10 [0], given: 1

Re: CR - smoke hood requirement - Be careful! [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 13 May 2011, 21:34
A the right answer

Kudos [?]: 10 [0], given: 1

Director
Director
User avatar
Joined: 21 Dec 2010
Posts: 622

Kudos [?]: 282 [0], given: 51

Re: CR - smoke hood requirement - Be careful! [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 13 May 2011, 22:20
what is the reason for stating ..be careful ? i think E is clear and simple , took me 1:04 min to get to E. and almost everyone got this right.
_________________

What is of supreme importance in war is to attack the enemy's strategy.

Kudos [?]: 282 [0], given: 51

Manager
Manager
User avatar
Joined: 01 Jan 2011
Posts: 65

Kudos [?]: [0], given: 2

Schools: INSEAD,IIMA,IIMB
Re: CR - smoke hood requirement - Be careful! [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 18 May 2011, 02:33
E is the winner as it strengthens the statement

Posted from my mobile device
_________________

_________________________
Try and you will succeed !

Kudos [?]: [0], given: 2

Manager
Manager
User avatar
Joined: 16 Sep 2010
Posts: 219

Kudos [?]: 136 [0], given: 2

Location: United States
Concentration: Finance, Real Estate
GMAT 1: 740 Q48 V42
Re: CR - smoke hood requirement - Be careful! [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 30 May 2011, 21:03
(A) Test evacuations showed that putting on the smoke hoods added considerably to the overall time it took passengers to leave the cabin. - This weakens the argument as it makes them less safe.
(B) Some airlines are willing to buy the smoke hoods even though they consider them to be prohibitively expensive. - Out of scope (and neither strengthens or weakens)
(C) Although the smoke hoods protect passengers from the toxic gases, they can do nothing to prevent the gases from igniting. -The argument is about inhaling toxic fumes not preventing fires and the hoods presumably would prevent inhalation so the act of combustion is out of scope for their directed purpose.
(D) Some experienced flyers fail to pay attention to the safety instructions given on every commercial flight before takeoff. -Out of scope
(E) In many airplane accidents, passengers who were able to reach emergency exits were overcome by toxic gases before they could exit the ariplane. -The only strengthener that clearly prevents smoke inhalation.

Answer : E

Kudos [?]: 136 [0], given: 2

Manager
Manager
User avatar
Joined: 07 Apr 2012
Posts: 50

Kudos [?]: 13 [0], given: 25

Re: CR - smoke hood requirement - Be careful! [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 17 May 2012, 05:30
ashkanator wrote:
A the right answer

can you also please explain how you arrived at A?
wasn't E straightforward? :|

Kudos [?]: 13 [0], given: 25

Re: CR - smoke hood requirement - Be careful!   [#permalink] 17 May 2012, 05:30

Go to page   Previous    1   2   3    Next  [ 50 posts ] 

Display posts from previous: Sort by

Passengers must exit airplanes swiftly after accidents,

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


GMAT Club MBA Forum Home| About| Terms and Conditions| 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®.