GMAT Verbal and Quant Official Questions1

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GMAT OFFICIAL QUESTIONS 1) To persuade consumers to buy its personal computers for home use, SuperComp has enlisted computer dealers in shopping centers to carry its product and launched a major advertising campaign that has already increased public awareness of the SuperComp brand. Despite the fact that these dealers achieved dramatically increased sales of computers last month, however, analysts doubt that SuperComps products accounted for much of that increase.Which of the following, if true, best supports the claim that the analysts doubt is well founded?In market surveys, few respondents who had been exposed to SuperComps advertising campaign said they thought there was no point in owning a home computer.People who own a home computer often buy a second such computer, but only rarely do people buy a third computer.SuperComps dealers also sell other brands of computers that are very similar to SuperComps but less expensive and that afford the dealers a significantly higher markup.The dealers who were chosen to sell SuperComps computers were selected in part because their stores are located in shopping centers that attract relatively wealthy shoppers.Computer-industry analysts believed before the SuperComp campaign began that most consumers who already owned home computers were not yet ready to replace them.Success!You answered "SuperComps dealers also sell other brands of computers that are very similar to SuperComps but less expensive and that afford the dealers a significantly higher markup." and that'scorrectbecause:The passage states that the stores through which SuperComp is selling its computers are experiencing dramatically increased sales. Analysts doubt, however, that SuperComp's plan for selling tis computers for home use is really working. The question asks you to identify a fact that justifies the analysts' doubt.Choice C is the best answer. If consumers who are drawn to a SuperComp dealer find less expensive alternatives that the dealer has a strong incentive to sell to them, the analysts' doubt is justified, since it is likely that the increase in the dealer's sales is due not to sales of SuperComp's computers, but rather to sales of these other brands.Choice A is incorrect; it suggests that there is a market for home computers, so does nothing to justify the analysts' doubts. Choice B is incorrect because it provides information about the consumers' buying inclinations, but does not provide justification for the analysts' doubts, given that the dealers were actually selling more computers than usual. Choice D is incorrect since it suggests that SuperComp chose well-located dealers, and does nothing to justify the analysts' doubts. Finally, the beliefs mentioned in choice E, which were formed before the campaign, cannot justify the analysts' doubts in the face of the evidence about increased sales.

2) If u > t, r > q, s > t, and t > r, which of the following must be true?I. u > sII. s > qIII. u > r (A) I only (B) II only (C) III only (D) I and II (E) II and III3) One hour after Yolanda started walking from X to Y, a distance of 45 miles, Bob started walking along the same road from Y to X. If Yolandas walking rate was 3 miles per hour and Bobs was 4 miles per hour, how many miles had Bob walked when they met?Answer ChoicesA. 24B. 23C. 22D. 21E. 19.5


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