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Thanks mjjking for the wishes. Actually, I am an engineer by background, with roughly 9 years of IT experience in India. I am married with a kid, and the prospects of recession lasting longer than everyone thinks is a big concern for me. The only college, I would "probably" be applying to would be I...

by sumitkhurana

Wed Apr 01, 2009 7:25 pm
Forum: I just Beat The GMAT!
Topic: Done with it - 710 Q48 V38
Replies: 4
Views: 2024

Done with it - 710 Q48 V38

Hi folks, Done with it. While I achieved what I set out to, before I began my preparations, somewhere along the way I got greedy, and not being able to crack the mystery of 750+ scores is a little bit of a disappointment. But on a whole, happy. Quant:- 48 on maths was a sin since it always was my st...

by sumitkhurana

Wed Apr 01, 2009 4:11 am
Forum: I just Beat The GMAT!
Topic: Done with it - 710 Q48 V38
Replies: 4
Views: 2024

IMO E.

We need to find if x > .75y

1) x > .5y -- But we don't know if it is greater than .75 y, insufficient.

2) x < y. But we don't know how less -- insufficient.

1 + 2.

.5y < x < y -- insufficient.

Answer E.

by sumitkhurana

Mon Mar 23, 2009 9:56 pm
Forum: Data Sufficiency
Topic: inequalities
Replies: 5
Views: 1218

Hi folks,

Technically we use past perfect to indicate the first out of two events that happened in the past.

Then why is the OA D here.

This is a GMATPrep question.

Please shed light.

Cheers

by sumitkhurana

Sun Mar 22, 2009 2:27 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Prep-T2-Q8
Replies: 8
Views: 3662

Thanks both.

Karmayogi, I don't remember the source. I don't even remember whether I read this rule somewhere or I formed it on my .... But I was fairly convinced before this question, and don't remember applying this rule wrongly, even in the O.G.

Guess , I need to remember this from now on !!

by sumitkhurana

Sun Mar 15, 2009 6:45 pm
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: Airlines !!
Replies: 4
Views: 3527

Thanks all. OA as you all said is B.

by sumitkhurana

Sun Mar 15, 2009 9:46 am
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: Air Travel.
Replies: 5
Views: 2468

Airlines !!

Some airlines allegedly reduce fares on certain routes to a level at which they lose money, in order to drive competitors off those routes. However, this method of eliminating competition cannot be profitable in the long run. Once an airline sucessfully implements this method, any attempt to recoup ...

by sumitkhurana

Sun Mar 15, 2009 9:36 am
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: Airlines !!
Replies: 4
Views: 3527

Air Travel.

Traveler: Southern Airways has a far worse safety record that Air Dacentaria over the past few years, in terms of both the frequency of accidents and the severity of accidents. Therefore, although Air Dacentaria is slightly more expensive, I will choose it over Southern Airways for my flight from Pe...

by sumitkhurana

Sun Mar 15, 2009 1:42 am
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: Air Travel.
Replies: 5
Views: 2468

OA is C. I took it this way :- Premise - Some advertisers withdrew ... Conclusion - This must have been because they morally disapproved ... I picked A. A says that the advertisers went to family newspapers, sort of indicating that they wanted to stick with the morally correct material. IMO, if C we...

by sumitkhurana

Thu Mar 12, 2009 4:44 pm
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: Advertisers !!
Replies: 17
Views: 5099

Advertisers !!

Advertisers are often criticized for their unscrupulous manipulation of people’s tastes and wants. There is evidence, however, that some advertisers are motivated by moral as well as financial considerations. A particular publication decided to change its image from being a family newspaper to conce...

by sumitkhurana

Thu Mar 12, 2009 7:30 am
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: Advertisers !!
Replies: 17
Views: 5099

Thanks all. I marked C too, but the OA is D. Source Kaplan.

Explaination :- This won't work. There is no real subject for the verb here.

If someone agrees with this option, can you please point out the concrete rule here.

Thanks.

by sumitkhurana

Tue Mar 10, 2009 1:41 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Welfare Program
Replies: 7
Views: 1795

Thanks all. OA is C.

by sumitkhurana

Tue Mar 10, 2009 1:36 am
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: China
Replies: 11
Views: 1901

China

It has always been difficult to understand the basis of politics in the People's Republic of China. Because the system is effectively closed, it is impossible to know with any degree of confidence who is allied with whom and for what reasons. Yet Chinese politics does exhibit many of the external ch...

by sumitkhurana

Sun Mar 08, 2009 7:24 pm
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: China
Replies: 11
Views: 1901

Welfare Program

With adjustments for inflation, the relative costs of welfare benefits has been dropping since 1973, resulting in the welfare progam now costing about 3 billion real dollars less to implement than in 1973. A. Same B. resulting in the welfare progam now costing about 3 billion real dollars less to im...

by sumitkhurana

Sun Mar 08, 2009 12:57 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Welfare Program
Replies: 7
Views: 1795

A. Weakens - Employees possibly dissatisfied due to layoff rumours. B. Weakens - Both particpants and non participants reported dissatisfaction. So real reason something else. C. Weakens - Says that they actually exhibited 2 indicators of job satisfaction. D. Weakens - They themselves felt that thei...

by sumitkhurana

Fri Mar 06, 2009 10:45 am
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: LARK MANUFACTURING : EXCEPT Question
Replies: 6
Views: 1356