# Questions

GMAT practice questions

### So many accounts of this continents’ past begin with Europeans striding ashore

So many accounts of this continents’ past begin with Europeans striding ashore, claiming this “newfound land” and its human inhabitants for its respective empires.

- continents’ past begin with Europeans striding ashore, claiming this “newfound land” and its human inhabitants for its respective empires
- continent’s past begin with Europeans striding ashore, claiming this “newfound land” and its human inhabitants for their respective empires
- continents’ past begin with Europeans striding ashore, claiming this “newfound land” and its human inhabitants for their respective empires
- continent’s past begins with Europeans striding ashore, claiming this “newfound land” and its human inhabitants for its respective empires
- continent’s past begins with Europeans striding ashore, claiming this “newfound land” and its human inhabitants for their respective empires

### Before the primary school can open to the public in time for the fall semester

Before the primary school can open to the public in time for the fall semester, the crew in charge of the project must finish construction, cleaning, and safety-proofing it’s interior.

- must finish construction, cleaning, and safety-proofing it’s interior
- must finish construction of, cleaning, and safety-proof its interior
- must finish constructing, cleaning and safety-proofing it’s interior
- must finish constructing, cleaning, and safety-proofing its interior
- must finish construction, cleaning and safety-proofing the interior

### How old is Jane?

How old is Jane?

- Ten years ago, she was one-third as old as she is now.
- In 15 years, she will be twice as old as she is now.

### Last year Publisher X published 1,100 books, consisting of first editions, revised editions

Last year Publisher X published 1,100 books, consisting of first editions, revised editions, and reprints. How many first editions did Publisher X publish last year?

- The number of first editions published was 50 more than twice the number of reprints published.
- The number of revised editions published was half the number of reprints published.

### Is the length of rectangular field F greater than the length of rectangular field G

Is the length of rectangular field F greater than the length of rectangular field G?

- The area of F is greater than the area of G.
- The width of F is less than the width of G.

### In the figure, if A, B, and C are the areas, respectively, of the three nonoverlapping regions

In the figure, if A, B, and C are the areas, respectively, of the three nonoverlapping regions formed by the intersection of two circles of equal area, what is the value of B + C?

- A + 2B + C = 24
- A + C = 18 and B = 3

### If a and b are integers, and b > 0, does (a - 1)/(b + 1) = a/b

If a and b are integers, and b > 0, does (a - 1)/(b + 1) = a/b?

- a = b - 4
- a = -b

### Is the average (arithmetic mean) of the numbers x, y, and z greater than z

Is the average (arithmetic mean) of the numbers x, y, and z greater than z?

- z - x < y - z
- x < z < y

### A certain painting job requires a mixture of yellow, green, and white paint

A certain painting job requires a mixture of yellow, green, and white paint. If 12 quarts of paint are needed for the job, how many quarts of green paint are needed?

- The ratio of the amount of green paint to the amount of yellow and white paint combined needs to be 1 to 3.
- The ratio of the amount of yellow paint to the amount of green paint needs to be 3 to 2.

### Jack picked 76 apples. Of these, he sold 4y apples to Juanita and 3t apples to Sylvia

Jack picked 76 apples. Of these, he sold 4y apples to Juanita and 3t apples to Sylvia. If he kept the remaining apples, how many apples did he keep? (t and y are positive integers)

- y ≥ 15 and t = 2
- y = 17

### If each side of parallelogram P has length 1, what is the area of P

If each side of parallelogram P has length 1, what is the area of P?

- One angle of P measures 45 degrees.
- The altitude of P is √2/2.

### After the first two terms in a sequence of numbers

After the first two terms in a sequence of numbers, each term in the sequence is formed by adding all of the preceding terms. Is 12 the fifth term in the sequence?

- The sum of the first 3 terms in the sequence is 6.
- The fourth term in the sequence is 6.

### Jones has worked at Firm X twice as many years as Green

Jones has worked at Firm X twice as many years as Green, and Green has worked at Firm X four years longer than Smith. How many years has Green worked at Firm X?

- Jones has worked at Firm X 9 years longer than Smith.
- Green has worked at Firm X 5 years less than Jones.

### In ΔJKL, what is the length of segment JL

In ΔJKL, what is the length of segment JL?

- JK = 10
- KL = 5

### A non-compressible ball in the shape of a sphere is to be passed through a square opening

A non-compressible ball in the shape of a sphere is to be passed through a square opening in a board. What is the perimeter of the opening?

- The radius of the ball is equal to 2 inches.
- The square opening is the smallest square opening through which the ball will fit.

### In the figure, what is the area of region PQRST

In the figure, what is the area of region PQRST?

- PQ = RS
- PT = QT

### In the figure, PQRT is a rectangle. What is the length of segment PQ

In the figure, PQRT is a rectangle. What is the length of segment PQ?

- The area of region PQRS is 39 and TS = 6.
- The area of region PQRT is 30 and QR = 10.

### The figure represents a box that has the shape of a cube

The figure represents a box that has the shape of a cube. What is the volume of the box?

- PR = 10 cm
- QT = 5√6 cm

### If x and y are the lengths of the legs of a right triangle, what is the value of xy

If x and y are the lengths of the legs of a right triangle, what is the value of xy?

- The hypotenuse of the triangle is 10√2.
- The area of the triangular region is 50.

### If a and b are constants, is the expression (x + b)/√(x + a) defined for x = -2

If a and b are constants, is the expression (x + b)/√(x + a) defined for x = -2?

- a = 5
- b = 6

### If 2.00X and 3.00Y are 2 numbers in decimal form with thousandths digits X and Y

If 2.00X and 3.00Y are 2 numbers in decimal form with thousandths digits X and Y, is 3(2.00X) > 2(3.00Y)?

- 3X < 2Y
- X < Y - 3

### The length, width, and height of a rectangular box, in centimeters, are L, W, and H

The length, width, and height of a rectangular box, in centimeters, are L, W, and H. If the volume of this box is V cubic centimeters and the total area of the 6 sides of this box is A square centimeters, what is the value of V/A?

- At least 2 of L, W, and H are equal to 5.
- L, W, and H all have the same value.

### A rectangular solid has length, width, and height of L cm, W cm, and H cm, respectively

A rectangular solid has length, width, and height of L cm, W cm, and H cm, respectively. If these dimensions are increased by x%, y%, and z%, respectively, what is the percentage increase in the total surface area of the solid?

- L, W, and H are in the ratios of 5:3:4.
- x = 5, y = 10, z = 20

### A certain list, L, contains a total of n numbers

A certain list, L, contains a total of n numbers, not necessarily distinct, that are arranged in increasing order. If L_{1} is the list consisting of the first n_{1} numbers in L and L_{2} is the list consisting of the last n_{2} numbers in L, is 17 a mode for L?

- 17 is a mode for L
_{1}and 17 is a mode for L_{2}. - n
_{1}+ n_{2}= n

### If x is a number in the list, what is the median of the list

If x is a number in the list, what is the median of the list? 7, 9, 6, 4, 5, x

- x > 7
- The median of the list equals the arithmetic mean of the list.

### What number is 6 more than x + y

What number is 6 more than x + y?

- y is 3 less than x.
- y is twice x.

### On a map, half inch represents 100 miles

On a map, half inch represents 100 miles. According to this map, how many miles is City X from City Y?

- City X is 3 inches from City Y on the map.
- Cities X and Y are each 300 miles from City Z.

### Is n equal to zero

Is n equal to zero?

- The product of n and some nonzero number is 0.
- The sum of n and 0 is 0.

### If m and n are integers, what is the value of m + n

If m and n are integers, what is the value of m + n?

- (x + m)(x + n) = x
^{2}+ 5x + mn and x ≠ 0. - mn = 4

### If p, r, and s are consecutive integers in ascending order and x is the average

If p, r, and s are consecutive integers in ascending order and x is the average (arithmetic mean) of the three integers, what is the value of x?

- Twice x is equal to the sum of p, r, and s.
- The sum of p, r, and s is zero.

### In the figure, ΔPQR has angle measures as shown. Is x

In the figure, ΔPQR has angle measures as shown. Is x < y?

- PQ = QR
- PR > QR

### The 9 squares are to be filled with x's and o's, with only one symbol in each square

The 9 squares are to be filled with x's and o's, with only one symbol in each square. How many of the squares will contain an x?

- More than half of the number of squares will contain an o.
- Each of the 4 corner squares will contain an x.

### If r and s are positive integers, is r + s even

If r and s are positive integers, is r + s even?

- r is even.
- s is even.

### Is the integer p divisible by 5

Is the integer p divisible by 5?

- p is divisible by 10.
- p is not divisible by 15.

### In a sequence of numbers in which each term is 2 more than the preceding term

In a sequence of numbers in which each term is 2 more than the preceding term, what is the fourth term?

- The last term is 90.
- The first term is 2.

### Three children inherited a total of X dollars

Three children inherited a total of X dollars. If the oldest child inherited $7,000 more than the youngest child, and the youngest child inherited $9,000 less than the middle child, what is the value of X?

- The middle child inherited $27,000.
- The youngest child and the middle child together inherited a total of $45,000.

### If a school district paid a total of $35 per desk for x desks

If a school district paid a total of $35 per desk for x desks and a total of $30 per table for y tables, what was the total amount that the district paid for these desks and tables?

- The total amount the district paid for the y tables was $900.
- x = 90, and the total amount the district paid for the x desks was 3.5 times the total amount the district paid for the y tables.

### Is the sum of four particular integers even

Is the sum of four particular integers even?

- Two of the integers are odd and two are even.
- The average (arithmetic mean) of the four integers is an integer.

### If the 1st term of a sequence is 0 and the 2nd term is 1

If the 1st term of a sequence is 0 and the 2nd term is 1, is the 5th term 2?

- Each odd-numbered term is either 0 or 2.
- The 3rd term is 2.

### Is the integer x a 3-digit integer

Is the integer x a 3-digit integer?

- x is the square of an integer.
- 90 < x < 150

### If S is a set of odd integers and 3 and -1 are in S, is -15 in S

If S is a set of odd integers and 3 and -1 are in S, is -15 in S?

- 5 is in S.
- Whenever two numbers are in S, their product is in S.

### Is 3a + 2b + 5c even

Is 3a + 2b + 5c even if 0 < a < b < c and a, b and c are integers?

- 9a + 7c is not even
- a
^{3}* (c - 1)^{2}is odd

### If P and Q are positive integers, is the product 3P^Q divisible by 2

If P and Q are positive integers, is the product 3P^{Q} divisible by 2?

- 6Q
^{3}+ 2 is an even number - P + 8Q
^{2}is a prime number

### If p is a positive integer such that the greatest common divisor of p and 10 is 2

If p is a positive integer such that the greatest common divisor of p and 10 is 2, what is the value of p?

- 150 multiplied by p is the square of an integer
- p/3 is a prime number