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Vincent Van Gogh ( Knewton)

In 1886, the paintings of Vincent Van Gogh began to exhibit simple, elegant lines and vivid colors. Art historians explain this change as the incorporation of another culture's artistic tradition and argue on this basis that Van Gogh became interested in Japanese art at this time. Each of the follow...

by bvn

Thu Dec 09, 2010 5:43 am
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: Vincent Van Gogh ( Knewton)
Replies: 9
Views: 2031

Sports team (Knewton CR)

The number of students who play for Town X's high school sports teams is greater than the number of students who play for Town Y's high school sports teams. Because of their greater participation in school athletics, the high school student population of Town X is more physically fit than that of To...

by bvn

Thu Dec 09, 2010 5:38 am
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: Sports team (Knewton CR)
Replies: 4
Views: 1513

Thank you very much Rishi I got 33% in all 3 level of difficulty. Thank you for your advice, I will review thoroughly as you advised. It seems I did not pay enough attention the map. Did you set time for each passage? I set 2 minutes for each question, and always do not have enough time to answer a...

by bvn

Thu Dec 09, 2010 1:52 am
Forum: I just Beat The GMAT!
Topic: 760 (Q-48/V-46) - Think I did beat the GMAT
Replies: 194
Views: 72305

I think A is a trap of what call " contrapositive"

If X cause Y = If not Y cause Not X

by bvn

Wed Dec 08, 2010 2:18 am
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: Nursing schools
Replies: 8
Views: 2458

Raul & Stefano

Raul: The disturbing reality is that 85 percent of individuals now report that they know at least one individual who has spent at least one year in prison. Stefano: But suppose that any given person knows about 40 other people. If about 5 percent of the population, or about one out of every 20 indiv...

by bvn

Sun Dec 05, 2010 11:24 pm
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: Raul & Stefano
Replies: 1
Views: 1108

from Knewton This is really a strengthening question, as the answer choices are meant to affirm evidence supporting the newer theory. How could the loss of a tributary cause the decline of a civilization? Why is this a better theory than the one blaming the decline on the extinction of mammal specie...

by bvn

Sun Dec 05, 2010 9:18 pm
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: The Ganzt civilization (Knewton CR)
Replies: 7
Views: 1184

OA is C. here is from Knewton: Unprotected forests will be destroyed and trees in nature preserves will have to be cut down if current levels of paper waste continue. Charging fees per pound of paper not recycled will inhibit further paper waste and protect trees in nature preserves. The question as...

by bvn

Sun Dec 05, 2010 9:17 pm
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: paper recycling (Knewton CR)
Replies: 7
Views: 1007

jaxis wrote:B for me
Please add your explanation

by bvn

Sun Dec 05, 2010 1:18 am
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: The Ganzt civilization (Knewton CR)
Replies: 7
Views: 1184

The Ganzt civilization (Knewton CR)

The Ganzt civilization, one of the earliest farming civilizations to exist in South America, mysteriously disappeared sometime around 2500 BC. Archaeologists long believed that the Ganzt's sudden decline was caused by overhunting because fossil records suggest that several species of boar and deer u...

by bvn

Sat Dec 04, 2010 11:42 pm
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: The Ganzt civilization (Knewton CR)
Replies: 7
Views: 1184

paper recycling (Knewton CR)

If the United States continues to waste paper at current levels, the nation's unprotected forests will soon be destroyed and trees in nature preserves will have to be cut down in order to create more paper. Charging every household a fee for each pound of paper it does not recycle will induce Americ...

by bvn

Sat Dec 04, 2010 9:03 am
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: paper recycling (Knewton CR)
Replies: 7
Views: 1007

children under the age of twelve (Knewton SC)

A study done on children under the age of twelve showed that 15 percent of them experienced night terrors but for children whose parents had also experienced such terrors in childhood it was more likely that they would perceive their behavior as fundamentally different from their peers. (A) for chil...

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Sat Dec 04, 2010 7:58 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: children under the age of twelve (Knewton SC)
Replies: 2
Views: 1414

Garter snake (Knewton CR)

A male garter snake raised in captivity will begin to exhibit mating behaviors toward a female garter snake only after being confined with her for six hours, during which time the female garter snake's skin changes from green to a vibrant shade of red that is unique to female garter snakes. This len...

by bvn

Fri Dec 03, 2010 2:21 am
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: Garter snake (Knewton CR)
Replies: 1
Views: 915

Dopamine KnewtonCR

Dopamine is a hormone and neurotransmitter that plays a pivotal role in providing a sense of pleasure in order to reward the brain and reinforce certain behaviors. However, a serious concern of neuropsychologists is that, in some people, traumatic situations can release excessive levels of dopamine ...

by bvn

Fri Dec 03, 2010 2:01 am
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: Dopamine KnewtonCR
Replies: 2
Views: 813

Thank you very much Rishi I got 33% in all 3 level of difficulty. Thank you for your advice, I will review thoroughly as you advised. It seems I did not pay enough attention the map. Did you set time for each passage? I set 2 minutes for each question, and always do not have enough time to answer al...

by bvn

Wed Nov 24, 2010 8:01 am
Forum: I just Beat The GMAT!
Topic: 760 (Q-48/V-46) - Think I did beat the GMAT
Replies: 194
Views: 72305

Hey Rishi, thank you for your debrief.

I am trying the RC99 and feeling it's quite difficult to digest. I got only 33% percent correct of each passages. How about yours?

Any advices when doing RC99

Btw: SC Grail is great. My weakness now is RC, Please help

by bvn

Thu Nov 18, 2010 11:49 pm
Forum: I just Beat The GMAT!
Topic: 760 (Q-48/V-46) - Think I did beat the GMAT
Replies: 194
Views: 72305