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Political advocacy groups have begun to use information services to disseminate information that is then accessed by the public via personal computer. Since many groups are thus able to bypass traditional news sources, whose reporting is selective, and to present their political views direct...


Political advocacy groups have begun to use information services to disseminate information that is then accessed by the public via personal computer. Since many groups are thus able to bypass traditional news sources, whose reporting is selective, and to present their political views directly to the public, information services present a more balanced picture of the complexities of political issues than any traditional news source presents.

Which of the following is an assumption on which the argument above depends?

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Guys , I am going through Manhattan CR and i am having a problem with the topic Assumptions and evaluations , i have gone through these two topics twice but still not cleared very much ,,,,,,,,,,so what else should i do for these two topics. These two topics are very important. Pls suggest me ...

Guys ,

I am going through Manhattan  CR and i am having a problem with the topic Assumptions and evaluations , i have gone through these two topics twice but still not cleared very much ,,,,,,,,,,so what else should i do for these two topics. These two topics are very important.

Pls suggest me .....




  • Try to identify the premises and the conclusion first. O.... 1d.
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Prasad Hariharan @prasi55 4

Try to identify the premises and the conclusion first.  Once you have done that, see whether the premises logically lead to the conclusion.  If you can post some sample questions in which you struggle, I can provide specific tips.

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Urban air contains more sulfur dioxide than does rural air, and plants in cities typically grow more slowly than do plants in rural areas. In an experiment to see how much of the difference in growth is due to sulfur dioxide, classes in an urban and a rural school grew plants in greenhouses ...


Urban air contains more sulfur dioxide than does rural air, and plants in cities typically grow more slowly than do plants in rural areas. In an experiment to see how much of the difference in growth is due to sulfur dioxide, classes in an urban and a rural school grew plants in greenhouses at their schools and filtered the greenhouse air to eliminate sulfur dioxide. Plants in the urban greenhouse grew more slowly than those in the rural greenhouse.

Which of the following, if true, would it be most important to take into account in evaluating the result?

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With a record number of new companies starting up in Derderia and with previously established companies adding many jobs, a record number of new jobs were created last year in the Derderian economy. This year, previously established companies will not be adding as many new jobs overall as su...


With a record number of new companies starting up in Derderia and with previously established companies adding many jobs, a record number of new jobs were created last year in the Derderian economy. This year, previously established companies will not be adding as many new jobs overall as such companies added last year. Therefore, unless a record number of companies start up this year, Derderia will not break its record for new jobs created.

Which of the following is an assumption on which the argument relies?

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Hi, Im scheduled to be taking my GMAT on 20 September'14. I was enrolled with Princeton Review. \- So far I have completed the Princeton Review material (online and Paper) \- I have completed the OG-13 edition, thereafter I started with the OG 12 edition However iv observed that almost a...

Hi,

Im scheduled to be taking my GMAT on 20 September'14.    

I was enrolled with Princeton Review. - So far I have completed the Princeton Review material (online and Paper)

- I have completed the OG-13 edition, thereafter I started with the OG 12 edition However iv observed that almost all of the questions in the OG 12edition are repeated(as in same as 13th edition)                  

As evident from the date above i currently have an entire month of Prep time on Hand.

Can someone please suggest a book that i can take to for practice in the remaining days (especially for Verbal).      

 My choice would be the Quant/Verbal review by GMAC. However if the questions are not going to be challenging enough then it will not make great practice for me.                                                              

Practice Test scores - 610 - 630 (on the Princeton tests) I need to make it to 700 - 710

Please suggest.

Best Regards.

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  • Kinjal -- Thanks again for you feedback... With regard t.... 5d.
  • please suggest me any books for practice... 8h.
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perwinsharma
Praveen Sharma @perwinsharma 20

Hi Carl

There is nothing better than the official content to practice. So, I would suggest to go ahead with Quant/Verbal review practice. I know that its too less for a month. let me know, once you are done with the review books and also the error log for both the books and I would be able to help you with a proper practice schedule for the rest of the days.

kinji.at.pg1
Kinjal Das @kinji.at.pg1 26.5 k

As @perwinsharma has suggested, focus on Official sources. Verbal Review/Exam Pack 1/Question Pack 1 etc.

Since you have gone through the Princeton review mocks, I want to know how are the mocks. I am thinking of buying the set of mocks.

My problem is : I am stuck in 710-730 (VA - 35-39). Need some more practice mocks to hone the skills.

cabel
Carl B @cabel 5

@Praveen  - Thanks for your response. And i shall definitely hold you to your word, and get back to you once im done with the OG-verbal rev.  :-)

cabel
Carl B @cabel 5

Kinjal -- Thanks again for you feedback...

With regard to the Mocks, I would suggest you give the Princeton Mocks a pass for now; I am done with 6 of them so far and i somehow found them to be slightly on the easier scale, especially the quants (my problem is pacing), If your already in the 700+ scale I dont think princeton is a good idea... I'd suggest you look at alternatives. Manhatten gmat is known to have tough mocks from what i hear..

Traverton's city council wants to minimize the city's average yearly expenditures on its traffic signal lights and so is considering replacing the incandescent bulbs currently in use with arrays of light-emitting diodes (LEDs) as the incandescent bulbs burn out. Compared to incandescent bulb...


Traverton’s city council wants to minimize the city’s average yearly expenditures on its traffic signal lights and so is considering replacing the incandescent bulbs currently in use with arrays of light-emitting diodes (LEDs) as the incandescent bulbs burn out. Compared to incandescent bulbs, LED arrays consume significantly less energy and cost no more to purchase. Moreover, the costs associated with the conversion of existing fixtures so as to accept LED arrays would be minimal.

Which of the following would it be most useful to know in determining whether switching to LED arrays would be likely to help minimize Traverton’s yearly maintenance costs?

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Guys , Pls suggest that which book is best for CR, i have to start with the basics. pls suggest......thanks......

Guys ,

Pls suggest that which book is best for CR, i have to start with the basics. pls suggest......thanks......

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  • is manhattan also good for CR if i have to start with the.... 19 Aug.
  • Hi anant, Manhattan is certainly a good source however I.... 20 Aug.
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anant jain @j_anant 11

guys pls advise so that i can order the book ASAp.

rishabh2198
@rishabh2198 2

you can buy the 'OFFICIAL GUIDE-2015' or there is a set of 10 or 12 books (not sure) of Manhattan, based upon the topics of GMAT. you can get the one for CR.

GMATinsight
GMAT INSIGHT @GMATinsight 139

For Basic of CR, I would suggest OG 10. In addition, you can also refer to CR Bible to start preparation.

Prosper!!!

'GMATinsight'

j_anant
anant jain @j_anant 11

is manhattan also good for CR if i have to start with the basic

GMATinsight
GMAT INSIGHT @GMATinsight 139

Hi anant,

Manhattan is certainly a good source however I would suggest that to start with CR one should refer OG (Preferably OG-10 first) in the beginning and then switch to Manhattan.

Prosper!!!

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Hi All, Just starting with GMAT preparation now and planning to give by October end. Targeting around 720. I have started with Manhattan SC and CR ebooks. Can anyone please guide me. I am good in quant(98.4% in CAT) but weak in English..I am working with TCS.....Please guide...Thanks.

Hi All, Just starting with GMAT preparation now and planning to give by October end. Targeting around 720. I have started with Manhattan SC and CR ebooks. Can anyone please guide me. I am good in quant(98.4% in CAT) but weak in English..I am working with TCS.....Please guide...Thanks.

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  • One more tip to improve your English (Speaking). Read chi.... 1d.
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peterparker123
Radhakrishna Lambu @peterparker123 46

I think you may need to join a professional course. I have done this mistake of not joining, but I really cannot help. But I will suggest you to join a tutorial or hire private tutor. And on quant of CAT, GMAT quant and CAT quant are not comparable. 

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Raajit Ranjan @right 150

I see you need to improve upon your Verbal score to get the target score of 720. As I have mentioned earlier in some posts, Verbal score is very important for a good GMAT score. The formula for GMAT works in such a way that a higher verbal score means a higher GMAT score. Now, to improve your verbal score, I would suggest you study Wren n Martin for Grammar. Start it now. Because good grammar is going to help you in not just GMAT but also the life afterwards. You can also start speaking in English and reading newspapers(online or offline). The Hindu is a very good paper. Since you are preparing for MBA, you should read some business magazines like Business Today or Outlook Business. And don't read it in your mind- you should read it loud and clear. And remember to try different ways of reading, like reading as fast as you can. You may also read some novels like that of Sir Arthur Canon Doyle (Sherlock Holmes). You may listen to English songs like those of Bryan Adams. Speak in English. Try to be precise, when you do so. Watch some English series (Modern Family, Game of Thrones , The Mentalist) so you basically know things about diction and to help you express yourself.

right
Raajit Ranjan @right 150

Your English preparation may take time so try to reschedule your test. Take the GMAT when you are ready.

right
Raajit Ranjan @right 150

One more tip to improve your English (Speaking). Read children's books and magazines. You may pick up some novels like those of Enid Blyton. Basically get into the habit of reading.

Guys... A small doubt I already own Powerscore CR's 1st edition, should I buy the second edition too?! Have there been a lot of changes incorporated or will the 1st edition do? I am aiming for a GMAT score of 750. Advise please!!

Guys... A small doubt

I already own Powerscore CR's 1st edition, should I buy the second edition too?! Have  there been a lot of changes incorporated or will the 1st edition do? I am aiming for a GMAT score of 750. Advise please!!

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  • Thanks a lot @Late.Thinker , though along with Powerscore.... 18 Aug.
  • ywc @Phoenix2687 , i've prepared from Manhattan CR-5th ed.... 19 Aug.
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Phoenix2687
RUCHISMITA SAHU @Phoenix2687 431

Thanks a lot @Late.Thinker , though along with Powerscore, would you suggest another source? just for additional practice... Also, which edition did you practice from!? TIA!

Late.Thinker
Late Thinker @Late.Thinker 1

ywc @Phoenix2687 , i've prepared from Manhattan CR-5th ed and Powerscore CR-2nd ed (red cover), both ebooks. Additionally, i keep going thru various forums for practice. Hope this helps

“Life expectancy” is the average age at death of the entire live-born population. In the middle of the nineteenth century, life expectancy in North America was 40 years, whereas now it is nearly 80 years. Thus, in those days, people must have been considered old at an age that we now conside...


“Life expectancy” is the average age at death of the entire live-born population. In the middle of the nineteenth century, life expectancy in North America was 40 years, whereas now it is nearly 80 years. Thus, in those days, people must have been considered old at an age that we now consider the prime of life.
Which of the following, if true, undermines the argument above?

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The pharmaceutical industry argues that because new drugs will not be developed unless heavy development costs can be recouped in later sales, the current 20 years of protection provided by patents should be extended in the case of newly developed drugs. However, in other industries new-prod...


The pharmaceutical industry argues that because new drugs will not be developed unless heavy development costs can be recouped in later sales, the current 20 years of protection provided by patents should be extended in the case of newly developed drugs. However, in other industries new-product development continues despite high development costs, a fact that indicates that the extension is unnecessary.

Which of the following, if true, most strongly supports the pharmaceutical industry’s argument against the challenge made above?

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Environmentalist: The commissioner of the Fish and Game Authority would have the public believe that increases in the number of marine fish caught demonstrate that this resource is no longer endangered. This is a specious argument, as unsound as it would be to assert that the ever-increasing...


Environmentalist: The commissioner of the Fish and Game Authority would have the public believe that increases in the number of marine fish caught demonstrate that this resource is no longer endangered. This is a specious argument, as unsound as it would be to assert that the ever-increasing rate at which rain forests are being cut down demonstrates a lack of danger to that resource. The real cause of the increased fish-catch is a greater efficiency in using technologies that deplete resources.

The environmentalist’s statements, if true, best support which of the following as a conclusion?

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In the United States, about $5,200 per person per year is spent on health care, while in Britain the amount is about half that. A recent study indicated that middle-aged white Americans have a significantly higher rate of diabetes and heart disease than do middle-aged white Britons. Even aft...


In the United States, about $5,200 per person per year is spent on health care, while in Britain the amount is about half that. A recent study indicated that middle-aged white Americans have a significantly higher rate of diabetes and heart disease than do middle-aged white Britons. Even after eliminating from the study the lifestyle differences of diet, exercise, smoking, and drinking, the data showed that the Americans have poorer health than their British counterparts. 

The statements above, if true, best support which of the following assertions?

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Most pain relievers come with warnings against continuous use longer than 7 consecutive days. While some people might be able to safely use a particular pain reliever for a longer period of time, many people will begin to experience side effects if the warnings are ignored. The informat...


Most pain relievers come with warnings against continuous use longer than 7 consecutive days. While some people might be able to safely use a particular pain reliever for a longer period of time, many people will begin to experience side effects if the warnings are ignored.

The information above most strongly supports which of the following?

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