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GRE Question of the Day (March 24th)
Verbal The popular notion that a tree’s age can be determined by counting the number of internal rings in its trunk is generally true. However, to help regulate the internal temperature of the tree, the outermost layers of wood of the Brazilian ash often peel away...
GRE Question of the Day (March 23rd)
Math In the x-y coordinate plane, line k passes through the point (5, -4) and has a negative x-intercept. Which of the following COULD be the equation of line k? i) y = -0.4x - 2 ii) y = 2 - 1.2x iii) y = -0.7x - 1.5 A) i...
GRE Question of the Day (March 22nd)
Verbal I've long anticipated this retrospective of the artist's work, hoping that it would make (i) _________ judgments about him possible, but greater familiarity with his paintings highlights their inherent (ii) _________ and actually makes one's assessment (iii) _________ Blank (i) Blank (ii) Blank (iii) (A) modish (D) gloom (G) similarly equivocal (B)...
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GRE Question of the Day (March 21st)
Math The frequency distributions shown above represent two groups of data. Each of the data values is a multiple of 10. Quantity A Quantity B The standard deviation of distribution A The standard deviation of distribution B A. Quantity A is greater. B. Quantity B is greater. C. The two quantities are equal. D....
The BEST Extracurricular Activities for College Applications
What sort of extracurriculars are college admissions committees really looking for? Which ones are right for you? Here’s why extracurriculars are so important for getting into college, and how they can help you figure out something just as important: what really interests you. Extracurriculars show who...
GRE Question of the Day (March 20th)
Verbal The vegetation at Stone Mountain, the best known of the large rock masses known as monadnocks, is far from ______, having been decimated by the hiking traffic. A. blighted B. endangered C. picturesque D. pristine E. undisturbed F. vulnerable Correct Answer - D & E - (click and drag your mouse to...
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