116 Answered Questions for the topic GRE
The fixed annual cost of recappping operations is $50,000. The variable cost of recapping a tire is $7. The company charges $20 a tire. For an annual volume of 10,000 tires, what is the total cost,... more
Differences between "bitter," "acrimonious" and "astringent." Why isn't it appropriate to describe an argument as "astringent"?
>After having ___ arguments virtually every other day,the couple agreed that it was best for them to separate.>A) bitter>B) saturnine>C) astringent>D) effulgent>E)... more
What does "…not immune to such charges" mean?
This is a GRE text completion sentence>To claim that the prevailing account of an important incident, whether it happened last century or last week, is corrupted by disinformation is to enter... more
How should I understand "tone" in this context?
The following is a GRE sample question.> Jean Wagner’s most enduring contribution to the study of Afro-American poetry is his insistence that it be analyzed in a religious, as well as secular,... more
Can someone help with these two GRE verbal questions?
Requirement: fill the blank with **two** words choosen from this list, each word should give the sentence the same meaning. >1. Modern agricultural practices have been extremely successful in... more
The plural of One?
I have a statement:>'The writer says we must all feel excitement and strangeness at the idea of going to sea.'Now I have to remove "we" here and replace it with "one" or any other third... more
Below are few words who appear extremly simple but have altogether very different meaning?
Broadside: it means "Verbal Attack"Aboveboard: means "Honest"Underwrite: means "Financial support"Can you please help me understand what are these called?I am aware of Homonyms and Homophones but... more
Why is "schism" preferred over "demur" in this sentence?
This is a verbal reasoning question in a GRE book. Obviously, the correct answer could only be A or B. And the explanation on the text book is "the correct answer is B".> Unenlightened... more
What does "Far from ...but" mean?
I read it in GRE test. The questions is that> Far from viewing Jefferson as a skeptical but enlightened intellectual, .....So, in my opinion, Jefferson is not skeptical, and he is enlightened.... more
"Dramatic irony" context?
I have the following GRE question.Instructions: Fill in the blank._____ is achieved when the audience is made aware of a disparity between the facts of a situation and the characters understanding... more
In GRE reading comprehension is it better to skim over sentences or paragraphs that provide details?
GRE MATH QUESTION
A manager is forming a 6 person team to work on a certain project. From the 11 candidates available the manager has already chosen 3. In selecting the other 3 how many different combinations of 3... more
2. A collection of dimes and quarters has a total value of five dollars and contains 29 coins. How many dimes are there in the collection?(Hint... find two equations)
Ratio GRE question?
> Cashews cost 4.75 per pound and hazelnuts cost 4.50 per pound. What is > larger, the number of pounds of cashews in a mixture of cashews and > hazelnuts that costs $5.50 per pound, or... more
Are there 3 or 4 quartiles? 99 or 100 percentiles?
So I understand that a quartile is a quantile where the data is divided into four groups. 1 2 3 ---|---|---|--- And 1, 2, and 3 are the quartiles. The second quartile is the median, etc. But while... more
Average question GRE?
The average daily temperature from 9th to 16th January(both inclusive) was 38.6 C and that from the 10th to 17th January(inclusive) was 39.2 C. what was the temperature on 17th January? I am able... more
Combination problem with repetition. GRE Anagram Grid questions. Why do we divide?
If 7 people board an airport shuttle with only 3 available seats, how many different seating arrangement are possible? (Assume that 3 of the 7 will actually take the seats.) So I think the answer... more
Silly errors during math exams and effective methods of checking.
I'm sure this is something that all math students experience many times in their career. I've noticed after completing my exam in the examination room that I would go back upon my paper and find... more
GRE Arithmetic question?
"In a certain medical group, Dr. Schwartz schedules appointments to begin 30 minutes apart, Dr. Ramirez schedules appointments to begin 25 minutes apart, and Dr. Wu schedules appointments to begin... more