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In the field of eugenics, geneticists have thoroughly scrutinized the human genome and its ability to shape certain

In the field of eugenics, geneticists have thoroughly scrutinized the human genome and its ability to shape certain traits to select and pre-determine an increasing impressive number of physiological characteristics in the unborn, each “ready to order” to parents’ specifications. (A) increasing impr...


Recently, motorists have begun purchasing more and more fuel-efficient economy and hybrid cars that consume fewer gallon

Recently, motorists have begun purchasing more and more fuel-efficient economy and hybrid cars that consume fewer gallons of gasoline per mile traveled. With that trend, there has been debate as to whether we can conclude that these purchases will actually lead to an overall reduction in the total ...


If x>100, what is the smallest value of x for which (3+x)/12 is an integer.

If x>100, what is the smallest value of x for which (3+x)/12 is an integer.

A. 102
B. 103
C. 104
D. 105
E. 106


OA D

Source: Veritas Prep


If a club made a gross profit of $0.25 for each candy bar it sold, how many candy bars did the club sell?

If a club made a gross profit of $0.25 for each candy bar it sold, how many candy bars did the club sell?

(1) The total revenue from the sale of the candy bars was $300.
(2) If the club had sold 80 more candy bars, its gross profits would have increased by 20 percent.


OA B

Source: GMAT Prep


In laboratory rats, a low dose of aspirin usually suffices to block production of thromboxane, which is a substance that

In laboratory rats, a low dose of aspirin usually suffices to block production of thromboxane, which is a substance that promotes blood clotting, but not seriously interfering with the production of prostacyclin, which prevents clotting. (A) which is a substance that promotes blood clotting, but not...


If we reduce the salaries of our employees, then profits will increase by 35 percent. Because we must increase our

If we reduce the salaries of our employees, then profits will increase by 35 percent. Because we must increase our profits, it is clear that employee salaries must be reduced. Which of the following most closely parallels the reasoning used in the argument above? A. If I eat less food, I will lose w...


Each year, Company X’s local tax burden is computed by charging a set amount of $200 plus an additional 8 percent on all

Each year, Company X’s local tax burden is computed by charging a set amount of $200 plus an additional 8 percent on all profit made over $10,000. What is the company’s local tax burden this year? (1) Company X made a profit of $60,000 this year. (2) Company X’s local tax burden is equal to 7 percen...


Archeologists have discovered three sites showing conclusive evidence for the mastery of fire in Tanzania, from a period

Archeologists have discovered three sites showing conclusive evidence for the mastery of fire in Tanzania, from a period slightly after the time that Homo habilis was present in Africa. These sites clearly were founded by Homo erectus, the descendent species of Homo habilis that migrated north, out ...


On a game show, there are five boxes, each of which contains a prize. Each box has two locks on it, and to open the box

On a game show, there are five boxes, each of which contains a prize. Each box has two locks on it, and to open the box and win the prize a player must have both keys to that box. All ten keys are placed in a bowl and a player will draw four keys. If each lock/key combination is unique, what is the ...


Janson's salary and Karen's salary were each p percent greater in 1998 than in 1995. What is the value of p?

Janson's salary and Karen's salary were each p percent greater in 1998 than in 1995. What is the value of p?

(1) In 1995 Karen's salary was $2,000 greater than Jason's.
(2) In 1998 Karen's salary was $2,440 greater than Jason's.


OA C

Source: GMAT Prep


After Alexander the Great ascended the throne following his father’s death, he quickly began invading nearby regions, to

After Alexander the Great ascended the throne following his father’s death, he quickly began invading nearby regions, to spread into lands to be influenced by the Greek culture for thousands of years after the fall of Ancient Greece. A. began invading nearby regions, to spread into lands to be influ...


Two years ago, the government of Runagia increased by 20 percent the government-provided pensions paid to Runagians over

Two years ago, the government of Runagia increased by 20 percent the government-provided pensions paid to Runagians over 65. The aim of the increase was to stimulate the economy in the rural regions of the country, where most pension recipients live. Statistics, however, show that there has been no ...


At a certain company, operating expenses are measured as the sum of payroll expenses and infrastructure spending. During

At a certain company, operating expenses are measured as the sum of payroll expenses and infrastructure spending. During the last fiscal year, payroll expenses increased by 5 percent and infrastructure spending increased by 1 percent. If overall operating expenses increased by 2 percent during the f...


8 schools sent a total of 96 students to a math club competition, with each school sending at least one student. If one

8 schools sent a total of 96 students to a math club competition, with each school sending at least one student. If one school sent the third most number of students to the competition (and no two schools sent the same number of students), did that school send at least 15 students? (1) The most numb...


The fish of class Osteichthyes, known as "bony fishes," have several features in common, including a bony skeleton, a

The fish of class Osteichthyes, known as "bony fishes," have several features in common, including a bony skeleton, a combination of lungs and gills, and they have a swimbladder that allows the fish to float at any level in the water. A. they have a swimbladder that allows B. having a swimbladder al...