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Ans option says B , which i could understand. but i am not convinced with explanation provided why option C is wrong. Can anyone explain comprehensively why option C is wrong ? P1: Male bowerbirds construct elaborately decorated nests, or bowers. P2: Different local populations of bowerbirds of the...

by lokesh r

Tue Nov 16, 2010 2:10 pm
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: Male BowerBirds OG 10
Replies: 8
Views: 5445

Male BowerBirds OG 10

Male bowerbirds construct elaborately decorated nests, or bowers. Basing their judgment on the fact that different local populations of bowerbirds of the same species build bowers that exhibit different building and decorative styles, researchers have concluded that the bowerbirds’ building styles...

by lokesh r

Tue Nov 16, 2010 9:27 am
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: Male BowerBirds OG 10
Replies: 8
Views: 5445

I think we can look at this question in another way. (I know the 'not-only... but also' thing is too overpowering to look at anything else at first glance :wink: ) but lets try : A. create farmland.... gave.. (wrong - not parallel) B. create farmland.... gave.. (wrong) C. creating farmland.... givi...

by lokesh r

Tue Nov 02, 2010 5:21 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: GmatPrep-not only x.but also y
Replies: 10
Views: 2377

In London or In a London?

In London that afforded its playwrights only two theaters, Aphna Behn, by 1687, had 17 of her plays staged in as many years. a. In London that afforded its playwrights only two theaters, b. In a London that afforded its playwrights only two theaters, c. Even though London's playwrights only were af...

by lokesh r

Thu Oct 28, 2010 12:18 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: In London or In a London?
Replies: 1
Views: 1678

IMO A.

If condition A is true, It cannot be generalized to say that Grootland's tax payer system does not favor Borrowing over savings.

OA..?

by lokesh r

Fri Oct 22, 2010 8:08 am
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: Republic of Grootland
Replies: 3
Views: 1221

Last year the worldwide paper industry used over twice as much fresh pulp (pulp made directly from raw plant fibers) as recycled pulp (pulp made from wastepaper). A paper-industry analyst has projected that by 2010 the industry will use at least as much recycled pulp annually as it does fresh pulp,...

by lokesh r

Fri Oct 22, 2010 7:27 am
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: worldwide paper industry ( fresh and recycled pulp )
Replies: 3
Views: 1520

IMO A..

E would not be answer because, author is not just presenting historical overview of third world economic, he is presenting strategies employed by first world countries and author is more optimistic about last strategy.

OA..pls..

by lokesh r

Wed Oct 20, 2010 3:01 pm
Forum: Reading Comprehension
Topic: kknewton vr 20
Replies: 8
Views: 1825

IMO..

23.c
24.e
25.e
26.a

by lokesh r

Wed Oct 20, 2010 2:48 pm
Forum: Reading Comprehension
Topic: RC Passage
Replies: 12
Views: 10785

Go with A.. Metrologists say: accurate methematical model required to solve all complexities, in order to get clear prediction Author says: Its boasting by metrologists, As they blame every failure on imperfection on machine. Question asks to argue against author... A... There are certain unusual c...

by lokesh r

Wed Oct 20, 2010 1:00 pm
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: Meterologists' mathematical model..
Replies: 9
Views: 1534

Meterologists' mathematical model..

Meteorologists say that if only they could design an accurate mathematical model of the atmosphere with all its complexities, they could forecast the weather with real precision. But this is an idle boast, immune to any evaluation, for any inadequate weather forecast would obviously be blamed on imp...

by lokesh r

Wed Oct 20, 2010 9:36 am
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: Meterologists' mathematical model..
Replies: 9
Views: 1534

IMO B. A simply repeats what is said in statement. E is out of scope, we simply cannot tell victims were unconsious just because they were not wearing life jackets. and B looks more reasonable. I think we should be careful to note a point that not all involved in boating accidents were drowned. Thos...

by lokesh r

Wed Oct 20, 2010 6:43 am
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: CR
Replies: 29
Views: 4549

IMO B.

Initially i was confused between B and D, But, question is about ticket sales of airline tickets to foreign country. Only in case B we can see ppl are flying to country, in case of D refugees are flying out of country.

OA ..?

by lokesh r

Wed Oct 20, 2010 6:33 am
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: knewton cr hw 12
Replies: 7
Views: 1280

Mastitis is an infection of the udder in cows that, although not dangerous, causes them to give poor-quality milk. Most cases of mastitis are caused by the bacterium Staphylococcus aureus, against which antibiotics are ineffective. However, a related bacterium, Staphylococcus simulans, quickly clea...

by lokesh r

Tue Oct 19, 2010 8:50 am
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: Mastitis
Replies: 6
Views: 3560

DarkKnight wrote:IMO, it should be B.

Choice D is too extreme besides there is no mention of American continent.

SMALL TOWN GUY - OA please...
IMO B..

I agree with your reasoning..

OA ..?

by lokesh r

Tue Oct 19, 2010 8:21 am
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: knewton cr hw 8
Replies: 13
Views: 1656