Which of the following most logically completes the argument : GMAT Critical Reasoning (CR)
Check GMAT Club Decision Tracker for the Latest School Decision Releases https://gmatclub.com/AppTrack

 It is currently 25 Feb 2017, 20:52

### 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

# Which of the following most logically completes the argument

Author Message
TAGS:

### Hide Tags

Director
Joined: 17 Oct 2005
Posts: 932
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 206 [0], given: 0

Which of the following most logically completes the argument [#permalink]

### Show Tags

23 Jan 2006, 13:15
00:00

Difficulty:

(N/A)

Question Stats:

100% (02:47) correct 0% (00:00) wrong based on 1 sessions

### HideShow timer Statistics

Which of the following most logically completes the argument below?

Davison River farmers are currently deciding between planting winter wheat this fall or spring wheat next spring. Winter wheat and spring wheat are usually about equally profitable. Because of new government restrictions on the use of Davison River water for irrigation, per acre yields for winter wheat, though not for spring wheat, would be much lower than average. Therefore, planting spring wheat will be more profitable than planting winter wheat, since_______.

A. the smaller-than-average size of a winter wheat harvest this year would not be compensated for by higher winter wheat prices

B. new crops of spring wheat must be planted earlier than the time at which standing crops of winter wheat are ready to be harvested

C. the spring wheat that farmers in the Davison River region plant is well adapted to the soil of the region

D. spring wheat has uses that are different from those of winter wheat

E. planting spring wheat is more profitable than planting certain other crops, such as rye
If you have any questions
New!
Manager
Joined: 02 Oct 2005
Posts: 53
Followers: 1

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

### Show Tags

23 Jan 2006, 13:21
I will go for A.

The passage suggests that the winter wheat yield might suffer due to unavailability of river water for irrigation. However, if the prices rose in equal proportion to the decrease in yield, the farmers would have been even. A refutes this and hence is the answer why spring wheat would be better to plant.
VP
Joined: 21 Sep 2003
Posts: 1065
Location: USA
Followers: 3

Kudos [?]: 76 [0], given: 0

### Show Tags

23 Jan 2006, 13:55
Yep Only A makes sense.

C/D/E are hopelessly out of scope.
B- no mention of the time of harvest in the passage.
_________________

"To dream anything that you want to dream, that is the beauty of the human mind. To do anything that you want to do, that is the strength of the human will. To trust yourself, to test your limits, that is the courage to succeed."

- Bernard Edmonds

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

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

### Show Tags

23 Jan 2006, 14:20
A should be it, according to me.
CEO
Joined: 20 Nov 2005
Posts: 2911
Schools: Completed at SAID BUSINESS SCHOOL, OXFORD - Class of 2008
Followers: 25

Kudos [?]: 276 [0], given: 0

### Show Tags

23 Jan 2006, 15:26
Only A stands.
_________________

SAID BUSINESS SCHOOL, OXFORD - MBA CLASS OF 2008

Director
Joined: 04 Oct 2005
Posts: 586
Location: Chicago
Followers: 1

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

### Show Tags

23 Jan 2006, 17:55
yeps A for me...as it talks about why winterwheat should not be grown
Manager
Joined: 18 Dec 2005
Posts: 77
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 19 [0], given: 0

### Show Tags

23 Jan 2006, 18:05
A is it. It addresses the main concern shown in the stem.
Senior Manager
Joined: 11 Jan 2006
Posts: 269
Location: Chennai,India
Followers: 1

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

### Show Tags

23 Jan 2006, 21:26
one more for A
_________________

vazlkaiye porkalam vazltuthan parkanum.... porkalam maralam porkalthan maruma

Director
Joined: 26 Sep 2005
Posts: 576
Location: Munich,Germany
Followers: 1

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

### Show Tags

23 Jan 2006, 22:19
should be A

C-D-E are totally out of scope..only A addresses it.
Director
Joined: 17 Oct 2005
Posts: 932
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 206 [0], given: 0

### Show Tags

24 Jan 2006, 11:30
oa is A
SVP
Joined: 14 Dec 2004
Posts: 1702
Followers: 3

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

### Show Tags

24 Jan 2006, 11:33
Should be "A".

I'm slightly late!
SVP
Joined: 28 Dec 2005
Posts: 1575
Followers: 3

Kudos [?]: 150 [0], given: 2

### Show Tags

24 Jan 2006, 11:40
Late as well, but A by elimination
Current Student
Joined: 29 Jan 2005
Posts: 5238
Followers: 26

Kudos [?]: 381 [0], given: 0

### Show Tags

25 Jan 2006, 21:14
(A) litte late, but harvest=yield.
25 Jan 2006, 21:14
Similar topics Replies Last post
Similar
Topics:
Which of the following most logically completes the argument 8 13 May 2008, 20:04
Which of the following most logically completes the argument 9 24 Apr 2008, 14:25
Which of the following most logically completes the argument 5 06 Apr 2008, 04:38
which of the following most logically completes the argument 6 10 Oct 2007, 13:21
Which of the following most logically completes the argument 5 29 Jul 2007, 05:33
Display posts from previous: Sort by