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When Tim's Tools opened in the town of Hockney last year, the owners of Evan's Equipment-the only other hardware store in town-feared that revenue would suffer. However, since then, the average number of tools sold per day at Evan's Equipment has increased significantly. Which of the following, if ...

by BlindVision

Fri Aug 05, 2011 8:43 pm
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: Evan sells more tools now than before.
Replies: 3
Views: 1029

Hi Frineds, I am having difficulty with the following CR question. Please help. Government Official: Clearly, censorship exists if we, as citizens, are not allowed to communicate what we are ready to communicate at our own expense or if other citizens are not permitted access to our communications ...

by BlindVision

Fri Aug 05, 2011 3:59 pm
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: Method of reasoning
Replies: 11
Views: 1516

Kim: Over the last 50 years, there have been numerous sightings of a mysterious creature in a large, deep freshwater loch in Scotland. The creature has been given the name ""The Loch Ness Monster."" All those who have spotted this strange creature have estimated its size to be far greater than that...

by BlindVision

Fri Aug 05, 2011 3:56 pm
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: The Loch Ness Monster - Kaplan New Test #10
Replies: 17
Views: 2224

The Minister of Health of City X, acting on the basis of an alarming rise in lung cancer diagnoses, demanded that tobacco companies offer more low-nicotine, low-tar cigarettes by next year. However, because most smokers perceive such cigarettes to be less satisfying than regular cigarettes, smokers...

by BlindVision

Fri Aug 05, 2011 3:53 pm
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: Alarming rise in lung cancer - Kaplan New Test #10
Replies: 2
Views: 664

Los Angeles officials have determined that regulating carbon emissions from cars is the most effective way to deal with air pollution. Recently, the Los Angeles Department of Motor Vehicles decided to change local car inspection policies to only pass cars that demonstrate a lower level of carbon em...

by BlindVision

Fri Aug 05, 2011 3:51 pm
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: Los Angeles car inspection - Kaplan New Test #10
Replies: 2
Views: 819

Many car companies currently force customers to purchase option packages that bundle together a number of features. Consumer advocates want the government to pass a law that allows customers to select individual features and only pay for the features they actually want. Meanwhile, car companies arg...

by BlindVision

Fri Aug 05, 2011 3:48 pm
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: Bundled features in cars.
Replies: 11
Views: 1373

That is correct, plays is the simple present = eternal states or frequent events; whereas, playing would be the present progressive = ongoing nature of an action, or action that is happening right now.

by BlindVision

Fri Aug 05, 2011 3:20 pm
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: When can we change the meaning of the sentence?
Replies: 3
Views: 784

A President entering the final two years of a second term is likely to be at a severe disadvantage and is often unable to carry out a legislative program. (A) likely to be at a severe disadvantage and is often unable to (B) likely severely disadvantaged and often unable to (C) liable to be severely...

by BlindVision

Fri Aug 05, 2011 3:14 pm
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: President cant often
Replies: 5
Views: 1198

Following several years of declining advertising sales, the Greenville Times reorganized its advertising sales force two years ago. Before the reorganization, the sales force was organized geographically, with some sales representatives concentrating on city-center businesses and others, on differe...

by BlindVision

Thu Aug 04, 2011 9:22 pm
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: Following several years of declining advertising sales......
Replies: 12
Views: 10111

GMATPrep : Is x > 0 ?

Is x > 0 ?

1) xy > 0

2) x + y > 0

OA = C

by BlindVision

Thu Aug 04, 2011 6:56 pm
Forum: Data Sufficiency
Topic: GMATPrep : Is x > 0 ?
Replies: 2
Views: 2774

Since Mayor Drabble always repays her political debts as soon as possible...

A) Mayor Drabble has no political debt that is both of longer standing than the one she owes to Lee and could as suitably be repaid by an appointment to be the new head of the arts commission.

by BlindVision

Thu Aug 04, 2011 5:03 pm
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: doubt...
Replies: 15
Views: 2339

Kopke: In the past ten years, most of the new clothes that I have purchased have fallen apart within a few short years. However, all of the clothes that I have purchased at vintage clothing shops are still in excellent condition, despite the fact that they were all over thirty years old at the time...

by BlindVision

Thu Aug 04, 2011 4:57 pm
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: Kap 800 Question
Replies: 10
Views: 1853

1) Either Perry�s faction or Tucker�s faction, but not both, will win control of the government. If Perry�s faction wins, the nation will suffer economically. If Tucker�s faction wins, the nation will suffer militarily. Given the statements in the passage, which one of the following stateme...

by BlindVision

Thu Aug 04, 2011 4:43 pm
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: CR probs(1000 CR)
Replies: 11
Views: 3024

28. Since Mayor Drabble always repays her political debts as soon as possible, she will almost certainly appoint Lee to be the new head of the arts commission. Lee has wanted that job for a long time, and Drabble owes Lee a lot for his support in the last election. Which one of the following is an ...

by BlindVision

Thu Aug 04, 2011 4:38 pm
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: doubt...
Replies: 15
Views: 2339

Computerized multiple-choice testing has significant advantages. For one, tests can be administered anywhere, at any time, with little infrastructure. Also, the results can be analyzed and quantified much more precisely than is possible with open-ended tests. On the other hand, timed computerized t...

by BlindVision

Thu Aug 04, 2011 4:35 pm
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: Advantages of computerised tests - Kaplan NEW
Replies: 4
Views: 1204