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Review these reasoning quizzes right after you do them. For anything that you’re not 100% on google the first bunch of words of the question and seek out explanations online. If after spending some time reviewing you’re still having a tough time then bring the question to QA or to your next tutoring session. Really fight to understand the logic of these questions. Remember: 1 is correct 4 are incorrect. Really push yourself to be black and white with correct v. incorrect. It is extremely rare that two answer choices are technically OK but one is stronger. It can happen but we’re talking 1% of the time. So, with that in mind let’s have the mindset that it never happens and that we need to be binary: 1 correct. 4 incorrect. That mindset is key to improvement.
- Question 1 of 5
Tissue biopsies taken on patients who have undergone throat surgery show that those who snored frequently were significantly more likely to have serious abnormalities in their throat muscles than those who snored rarely or not at all. This shows that snoring can damage the throat of the snorer.
Which one of the following, if true, most strengthens the argument?CorrectIncorrect
- Question 2 of 5
One should never sacrifice one’s health in order to acquire money, for without health, happiness is not obtainable.
The conclusion of the argument follows logically if which one of the following is assumed?CorrectIncorrect
- Question 3 of 5
In West Calverton, most pet stores sell exotic birds, and most of those that sell exotic birds also sell tropical fish. However, any pet store there that sells tropical fish but not exotic birds does sell gerbils; and no independently owned pet stores in West Calverton sell gerbils.
If the statements above are true, which one of the following must be true?CorrectIncorrect
- Question 4 of 5
Astronomer: Earlier estimates of the distances of certain stars from Earth would mean that these stars are about 1 billion years older than the universe itself, an impossible scenario. My estimates of the distances indicate that these stars are much farther away than previously thought. And the farther away the stars are, the greater their intrinsic brightness must be, given their appearance to us on Earth. So the new estimates of these stars’ distances from Earth help resolve the earlier conflict between the ages of these stars and the age of the universe.
Which one of the following, if true, most helps to explain why the astronomer’s estimates of the stars’ distances from Earth help resolve the earlier conflict between the ages of these stars and the age of the universe?CorrectIncorrect
- Question 5 of 5
Most large nurseries sell raspberry plants primarily to commercial raspberry growers and sell only plants that are guaranteed to be disease-free. However, the shipment of raspberry plants that Johnson received from Wally’s Plants carried a virus that commonly afflicts raspberries.
Which one of the following is most strongly supported by the information above?CorrectIncorrect