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depression!

A recent study shows that teenagers participating in after school creative activities such as music and painting are more likely to show symptoms of depression than teenagers who do not engage in such activities. It was also observed that teenagers who participated exclusively in sports showed the l...

by gmat_for_life

Sun Jul 03, 2016 9:48 pm
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: depression!
Replies: 2
Views: 1184

Histography!

Historiography is a branch of historical research based on the belief that knowledge of the past can never be complete since it is based only on those aspects of events that were documented at the time that they occurred. For this reason, historiography is often seen as the opposite of history, a te...

by gmat_for_life

Sat Jul 02, 2016 8:05 am
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: Histography!
Replies: 1
Views: 1214

Can anybody explain the correct answer to the below question? It can be inferred that the author of the passage would be most likely to agree that modern views of the freedoms of speech and press are (A) values closely associated with the beliefs of the aristocracy of the early United States (B) pol...

by gmat_for_life

Tue Jun 28, 2016 7:57 pm
Forum: Reading Comprehension
Topic: GMAT prep RC
Replies: 11
Views: 13626

There are additional questions linked to this passage. Would really appreciate if somebody could help me out with the below question. 17. According to the passage, which of the following was true of most villages in seventeenth-century England? (A) The resident squire had significant authority. (B) ...

by gmat_for_life

Sun Jun 26, 2016 7:11 pm
Forum: Reading Comprehension
Topic: New GMAT Prep - RC
Replies: 10
Views: 13218

Blood Group Incompatibility

Before infusing stem cells into a patient, processing may be necessary; for example, if the donor and recipient have a major blood group incompatibility, red blood cells may be removed from the graft to prevent a transfusion reaction from occurring. A: have a major blood group incompatibility, red b...

by gmat_for_life

Sun Jun 26, 2016 1:15 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Blood Group Incompatibility
Replies: 1
Views: 1432

Wow!! thanks for letting me know..! I'll see if I can get a copy of the same..:)

by gmat_for_life

Sat Jun 25, 2016 7:58 am
Forum: Reading Comprehension
Topic: Keynes and hayek!
Replies: 3
Views: 1388

Keynes and hayek!

John Maynard Keynes and Friedrich Hayek, two prominent public figures associated with the Great Depression that started with the collapse of the stock market in 1929, both proposed different ways to restore the economy. Keynes, an economist from Cambridge, believed that the government should interve...

by gmat_for_life

Sat Jun 25, 2016 4:12 am
Forum: Reading Comprehension
Topic: Keynes and hayek!
Replies: 3
Views: 1388

Patent holders Beware!

Journalist: Even though it may be true that the system of patenting encourages patent holders to share information that they otherwise would not have made open because of the fear of competitors benefitting from the research done solely by the patent holder, patenting does severely retard the growth...

by gmat_for_life

Sat Jun 25, 2016 2:56 am
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: Patent holders Beware!
Replies: 1
Views: 760

Asbestosis!

Asbestosis, a lung disease developed by people with a known history of exposure to asbestos, has symptoms identical to idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF). As per a new study, exposure to asbestos could be the reason behind some cases of IPF. Presently, people with asbestosis cannot access the new t...

by gmat_for_life

Tue Jun 21, 2016 7:48 pm
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: Asbestosis!
Replies: 1
Views: 1145

Hello Marty!

I didn't post the incorrect answer on purpose. In fact, this is the official answer that I've been provided with. If you have a look at the attached snapshot, you would realize that option A has been marked as the correct answer and an explanation has also been provided.

regards,
Amit

by gmat_for_life

Fri Jun 17, 2016 11:12 pm
Forum: Reading Comprehension
Topic: Eleanor Roosevelt
Replies: 3
Views: 2933

Eleanor Roosevelt

When the history of women began to receive focused attention in the 1970’s, Eleanor Roosevelt was one of a handful of female Americans who were well known to both historians and the general public. Despite the evidence that she had been important in social reform circles before her husband was ele...

by gmat_for_life

Thu Jun 16, 2016 7:44 pm
Forum: Reading Comprehension
Topic: Eleanor Roosevelt
Replies: 3
Views: 2933

Thank you Rich! Your explanation was really helpful. I'll ensure to provide the answers going forward.

Regards,
Amit

by gmat_for_life

Sun Jun 12, 2016 11:20 am
Forum: Data Sufficiency
Topic: DS 700 Level
Replies: 3
Views: 1465

DS 700 Level

A school has a students and b teachers. If a < 150, b < 25, and classes have a maximum of 15 students, can the a students be distributed among the b teachers so that each class has the same number of students (Assume that any student can be taught by any teacher.) (1) It is possible to divide the st...

by gmat_for_life

Sun Jun 12, 2016 6:12 am
Forum: Data Sufficiency
Topic: DS 700 Level
Replies: 3
Views: 1465

Violent Crimes!

From 1994 to 2001, violent crime in New York City steadily decreased by over 50%, from a rate of 1,861 violent crimes per 100,000 people in 1994 down to 851 violent crimes per 100,000 people in 2001. Criminologists have partially attributed this drop to proactive policing tactics such as “broken w...

by gmat_for_life

Sat Jun 11, 2016 9:28 pm
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: Violent Crimes!
Replies: 2
Views: 1234

Hello Experts, Thank you for your detailed explanations. If an option were to state statements such as 'the remaining 2 parents were in no way acquainted to the personal staff' or 'Personal acquaintance doesn't necessarily lead to better adoption', would they have been valid assumptions to this ques...

by gmat_for_life

Sat Jun 04, 2016 10:48 pm
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: Adoption Bias
Replies: 7
Views: 3110