GMAT Practice Questions

Critical Reasoning

Critical Reasoning is all about logic, assumptions, and reasoning. In short, it's the part of the exam that really makes you think critically. It's the most math-like section of the verbal section because of this logic component.

You will be presented with a short paragraph of text information. Then you will see a question prompt below that. Some questions you might see include: "Which of the following, if true, most supports the author's viewpoint?"  

Or "which of the following, if true, best presents a rebuttal to the original criticism.."

Or you might see boldfaced portions of the question and get asked what role those two boldfaced portions play. Is one a conclusion and another supporting evidence? Or does one challenge a commonly held belief while the other demonstrates the opposing argument? Or is it the other way around?

All of this is in the Verbal: Critical Reasoning section. Watch out!

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GMAT Practice Set # 1  
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 1 : Sunburns at the Jersey Shore
 
  Helps Explain 3407 83% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 2 : Declining Nutrition Product Sales
 
  Evaluate the Argument 5590 65% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 3 : Swabian Ivory Flute
 
  Strengthen 6377 59% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 2  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #4 : Postal Service (free signup!)
 
  Weaken 24942 49% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #5 : China Food Supply (free signup!)
 
  Assumption 12271 71% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #6 : Marijuana Regulation Makes No Sense (free signup!)
 
  Strengthen 9938 36% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 3  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #7 : Explosion Discussion (free signup!)
 
  Assumption 8538 63% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #8 : Oil Stockpiles (free signup!)
 
  Strengthen 3126 67% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #9 : Respiratory Problems (free signup!)
 
  Weaken 3425 70% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 4  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #10 : Bid for Paint Coating (free signup!)
 
  Strengthen 2495 77% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #11 : Avoiding Tunnel Congestion (free signup!)
 
  Helps Explain 2626 67% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #12 : Dinner Box Style (free signup!)
 
  Helps Explain 2585 78% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 5  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #13 : Renaissance Muslim Play (free signup!)
 
  Assumption 3600 77% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #14 : Drop in Viewership on Sports Network (free signup!)
 
  Strengthen 2325 86% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #15 : Hosta Plant Growth (free signup!)
 
  Helps Explain 2835 75% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 6  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #16 : Renting or Buying Real Estate (free signup!)
 
  Helps Explain 3806 54% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #17 : SUV Profits (free signup!)
 
  Helps Explain 2726 82% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #18 : Advertising on Search Engine (free signup!)
 
  Helps Explain 3707 56% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 7  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #19 : Doubling Nightclubs (free signup!)
 
  Helps Explain 2259 91% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #20 : School Surveillance and Violence (free signup!)
 
  Helps Explain 4230 90% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #21 : Eating with Opposable Thumb (free signup!)
 
  Boldface/ Structure 2824 82% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 8  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #22 : Sexual Assaults and Reports (free signup!)
 
  Boldface 3802 48% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #23 : Mismanaged Rail Company (free signup!)
 
  Boldface 3452 63% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #24 : Casino Security (free signup!)
 
  Boldface / Structure 2476 86% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 9  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #25 : Selling Automobiles Overseas (free signup!)
 
  Boldface 2540 89% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #26 : Blame for Financial Recession (free signup!)
 
  Boldface 2488 84% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #27 : Flood Insurance for Hurricane and Storm Damage (free signup!)
 
  Evaluate the Argument 2629 89% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 10  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #28 : Smartphone Price Cut (free signup!)
 
  Evaluate the Argument 2613 90% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #29 : Outdoor Surveillance Cameras (free signup!)
 
  Evaluate the Argument 2788 86% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #30 : Hospital Medical Waste (free signup!)
 
  Evaluate the Argument 2962 69% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 11  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #31 : Violin Makers in France and Italy (free signup!)
 
  Evaluate the Argument 3814 61% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #32 : Polyester and Nylon Prices (free signup!)
 
  Weaken 3097 78% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #33 : Cause of Osteosarcoma (free signup!)
 
  Strengthen 4506 52% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 12  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #34 : Internet Startup Frenzy (free signup!)
 
  Assumption 4810 51% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #35 : Crystal Meth (free signup!)
 
  Assumption 7518 67% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #36 : UVB and Psoriasis (free signup!)
 
  Strengthen 4186 84% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 13  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #37 : Broccoli Chemicals (free signup!)
 
  Inference 6293 73% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #38 : Food Package Shipments (free signup!)
 
  Inference 5858 45% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #39 : Camel Hump (free signup!)
 
  Strengthen 3641 95% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 14  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #40 : Water-conserving Landscape (free signup!)
 
  Weaken 7927 64% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #41 : Las Vegas Night Club (free signup!)
 
  Strengthen 4884 72% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #42 : Monterrey Ethanol Production (free signup!)
 
  Boldface 4321 68% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 15  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #43 : Cash Tips in Presence of Credit Card Logo (free signup!)
 
  Strengthen 7201 67% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #44 : Cholesterol Treatment (free signup!)
 
  Strengthen 3890 80% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #45 : Budget Reform (free signup!)
 
  Assumption 4828 63% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 16  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #46 : Back to the Nest (free signup!)
 
  Assumption 5938 35% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #47 : Shoe Factory Workers (free signup!)
 
  Assumption 5061 61% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #48 : Text Messaging (free signup!)
 
  Assumption 4280 70% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 17  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #49 : Dermatology (free signup!)
 
  Assumption 4569 64% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #50 : Montana Wolverine (free signup!)
 
  Boldfaced 6136 44% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #51 : Nasal Spray for Influenza Vaccinations (free signup!)
 
  Assumption 4850 72% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 18  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #52 : Broccoli and Asparagus Planting (free signup!)
 
  Strengthen 3914 86% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #53 : Innovative Weed Blades (free signup!)
 
  Strengthen 4819 54% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #54 : Winter and Spring Canola (free signup!)
 
  Strengthen 4615 87% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 19  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #55 : Excessive Medical Care (free signup!)
 
  Boldface 4326 61% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #56 : Plastic Packaging (free signup!)
 
  Strengthen 7128 62% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #57 : Importing Prescription Medications (free signup!)
 
  Evaluate the Argument 4380 69% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 20  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #58 : Rheumatoid Arthritis and Vitamin B6 (free signup!)
 
  Strengthen 5305 81% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #59 : Triberian Iron Ore Productivity (free signup!)
 
  Inference 4268 70% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #60 : San Diego Moving Jobs (free signup!)
 
  Weaken 5866 37% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 21  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #61 : Celebrity-associated Products (free signup!)
 
  Boldface 5198 57% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #62 : Burning Nitrous Oxide (free signup!)
 
  Weaken 3494 73% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #63 : Days of Bad Air (free signup!)
 
  Helps Explain 4041 55% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 22  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #64 : DVD Rental and Sales (free signup!)
 
  Weaken 3690 67% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #65 : Recession for public schools (free signup!)
 
  Evaluate 3668 75% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #66 : Limits on Apartment Renting (free signup!)
 
  Evaluate the Argument 4092 47% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 23  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #67 : Rising Stocks to Buy House (free signup!)
 
  Assumption 3563 60% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #68 : Scoring Points (free signup!)
 
  Weaken 3054 59% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #69 : Toxoplasma Parasite (free signup!)
 
  Strengthen 2992 79% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 24  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #70 : Phorid Flies (free signup!)
 
  Strengthen 2452 82% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #71 : Fertility Drugs (free signup!)
 
  Inference 3728 54% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #72 : Otter and Eel Population (free signup!)
 
  Helps Explain 3033 94% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 25  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #73 : Antibacteria Dental Equipment (free signup!)
 
  Strengthen 2665 79% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #74 : High School Health (free signup!)
 
  Assumption 4785 81% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #75 : Church Architects and Artists (free signup!)
 
  Weaken 4433 65% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 26  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #76 : Baby Shampoo (free signup!)
 
  Assumption 3557 94% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #77 : Galapagos Tortoises (free signup!)
 
  Assumption 4513 72% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #78 : Restaurant Competition (free signup!)
 
  Inference 6687 68% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 27  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #79 : Decline of the Lesser Yellowleg (free signup!)
 
  Weaken 4622 67% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #80 : College Courses in Prison (free signup!)
 
  Assumption 4079 70% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #81 : Regulating Cigarette Smoking (free signup!)
 
  Strengthen 4579 62% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 28  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #82 : E-Commerce (free signup!)
 
  Assumption 4510 71% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #83 : Terracotta Soldiers (free signup!)
 
  Assumption 4553 86% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #84 : Biomass Decomposition (free signup!)
 
  Assumption 4307 70% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 29  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #85 : Canadian Mining (free signup!)
 
  Assumption 4830 84% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #86 : Infant Weight (free signup!)
 
  Weaken 20486 82% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #87 : School Board (free signup!)
 
  Assumption 18250 86% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 30  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #88 : Car Safety Requirements (free signup!)
 
  Helps Explain 13823 66% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #89 : Calories and Weight (free signup!)
 
  Helps Explain 13184 58% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #90 : Armed Forces (free signup!)
 
  Weaken 12451 58% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 31  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #91 : College Tuition (free signup!)
 
  Weaken 10874 87% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #92 : High School Guidance Counselors (free signup!)
 
  Assumption 11629 51% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #93 : Sixteenth Century Explorer (free signup!)
 
  Assumption 11282 60% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 32  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #94 : Space Defense Research Project (free signup!)
 
  Weaken 13771 75% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #95 : Baboons and Fertility Rates (free signup!)
 
  Assumption 8384 79% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #96 : Chema Reducing Emissions (free signup!)
 
  Assumption 8824 85% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 33  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #97 : Rivers and Salt Levels (free signup!)
 
  Assumption 11685 38% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #98 : A Sicilian Tomb (free signup!)
 
  Assumption 9036 72% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #99 : City Construction Projects (free signup!)
 
  Assumption 8839 62% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 34  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #100 : Videocassette Recorders (free signup!)
 
  Weaken 7247 89% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #101 : Scientific Molecules (free signup!)
 
  Weaken 11735 29% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #102 : Communication Subtleties (free signup!)
 
  Inference 7593 71% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 35  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #103 : Mobile and Social (free signup!)
 
  Strengthen 7056 72% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #104 : Freedom of Speech (free signup!)
 
  Inference 7400 66% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #105 : Immigrant Diets (free signup!)
 
  Weaken 7664 75% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 36  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #106 : Stiff Neck (free signup!)
 
  Strengthen 10251 38% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #107 : Medical Substance Detection (free signup!)
 
  Strengthen 7368 75% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #108 : Tourists in Springfield (free signup!)
 
  Inference 8150 61% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 37  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #109 : Artificial Sweeteners (free signup!)
 
  Assumption 5836 92% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #110 : Color Psychology (free signup!)
 
  Weaken 7697 42% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #111 : Politics and Social Media (free signup!)
 
  Inference 8579 51% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 38  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #112 : Violent Crime (free signup!)
 
  Weaken 7900 77% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #113 : Sourcing Refined Petroleum (free signup!)
 
  Inference 6880 86% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #114 : West African Research (free signup!)
 
  Helps Explain 8794 41% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 39  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #115 : Hypodermic Needles (free signup!)
 
  Strengthen 6124 69% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #116 : Sugars and Mood Elevation (free signup!)
 
  Assumption 5884 65% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #117 : Publicity Campaigns (free signup!)
 
  Assumption 7129 47% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 40  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #118 : Amend Bylaws (free signup!)
 
  Inference 7266 42% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #119 : Forecasting Weather (free signup!)
 
  Weaken 5808 55% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #120 : Forecasting Weather B (free signup!)
 
  Weaken 4977 69% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 41  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #121 : Military Deterrence (free signup!)
 
  Inference 6233 49% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #122 : Passenger Seat Belts (free signup!)
 
  Weaken 6120 61% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #123 : Profits in the Amazon Forest (free signup!)
 
  Helps Explain 4831 93% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 42  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #124 : Alligator and Fish Population (free signup!)
 
  Helps Explain 5961 93% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #125 : Technological Improvements and Labor Productivity (free signup!)
 
  Weaken 5034 85% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #126 : Genetic Manipulation of Food Crops (free signup!)
 
  Helps Explain 4617 89% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 43  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #127 : Bicycle Helmets (free signup!)
 
  Strengthen 4940 86% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #128 : Large artificial satellites (free signup!)
 
  Strengthen 4915 85% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #129 : Niacin Deficiency (free signup!)
 
  Helps Explain 5084 84% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 44  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #130 : Technology Commercial Success (free signup!)
 
  Helps Explain 13222 71% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #131 : Bamboo Construction (free signup!)
 
  Helps Explain 5311 64% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #132 : Visual Cortex (free signup!)
 
  Evaluate the Argument 5384 76% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 45  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #133 : Decline in Fish and Seabird Population (free signup!)
 
  Boldface 5930 45% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #134 : Fountain of Moses (free signup!)
 
  Strengthen 5509 58% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #135 : Packaged Goods (free signup!)
 
  Weaken 5414 51% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 46  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #136 : Video Rental and Sales (free signup!)
 
  Weaken 5506 56% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #137 : Unhealthy Pollution Days (free signup!)
 
  Helps Explain 9580 32% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #138 : Burning Methane (free signup!)
 
  Weaken 6349 66% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 47  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #139 : Trailer Trucks (free signup!)
 
  Weaken 5578 73% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #140 (free signup!)
 
  2002 87% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #141 : Rejection for Summer Job (free signup!)
 
  Inference 4357 67% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 48  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #142 : Amphibian Population (free signup!)
 
  Strengthen 5575 31% View Show
GMAT Practice Set Favorite Question Type Views % who got it correct Your Answer Correct Answer
GMAT Practice Set # 1          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 1 : Sunburns at the Jersey Shore
 
  Helps Explain 3407 83% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 2 : Declining Nutrition Product Sales
 
  Evaluate the Argument 5590 65% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 3 : Swabian Ivory Flute
 
  Strengthen 6377 59% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 2          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 4 : Postal Service
 
  Weaken 24942 49% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 5 : China Food Supply
 
  Assumption 12271 71% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 6 : Marijuana Regulation Makes No Sense
 
  Strengthen 9938 36% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 3          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 7 : Explosion Discussion
 
  Assumption 8538 63% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 8 : Oil Stockpiles
  Strengthen 3126 67% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 9 : Respiratory Problems
  Weaken 3425 70% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 4          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 10 : Bid for Paint Coating
  Strengthen 2495 77% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 11 : Avoiding Tunnel Congestion
  Helps Explain 2626 67% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 12 : Dinner Box Style
  Helps Explain 2585 78% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 5          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 13 : Renaissance Muslim Play
  Assumption 3600 77% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 14 : Drop in Viewership on Sports Network
  Strengthen 2325 86% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 15 : Hosta Plant Growth
  Helps Explain 2835 75% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 6          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 16 : Renting or Buying Real Estate
  Helps Explain 3806 54% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 17 : SUV Profits
  Helps Explain 2726 82% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 18 : Advertising on Search Engine
  Helps Explain 3707 56% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 7          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 19 : Doubling Nightclubs
  Helps Explain 2259 91% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 20 : School Surveillance and Violence
  Helps Explain 4230 90% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 21 : Eating with Opposable Thumb
  Boldface/ Structure 2824 82% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 8          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 22 : Sexual Assaults and Reports
  Boldface 3802 48% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 23 : Mismanaged Rail Company
  Boldface 3452 63% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 24 : Casino Security
  Boldface / Structure 2476 86% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 9          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 25 : Selling Automobiles Overseas
  Boldface 2540 89% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 26 : Blame for Financial Recession
  Boldface 2488 84% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 27 : Flood Insurance for Hurricane and Storm Damage
  Evaluate the Argument 2629 89% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 10          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 28 : Smartphone Price Cut
  Evaluate the Argument 2613 90% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 29 : Outdoor Surveillance Cameras
  Evaluate the Argument 2788 86% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 30 : Hospital Medical Waste
  Evaluate the Argument 2962 69% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 11          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 31 : Violin Makers in France and Italy
  Evaluate the Argument 3814 61% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 32 : Polyester and Nylon Prices
  Weaken 3097 78% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 33 : Cause of Osteosarcoma
  Strengthen 4506 52% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 12          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 34 : Internet Startup Frenzy
  Assumption 4810 51% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 35 : Crystal Meth
  Assumption 7518 67% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 36 : UVB and Psoriasis
  Strengthen 4186 84% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 13          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 37 : Broccoli Chemicals
  Inference 6293 73% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 38 : Food Package Shipments
  Inference 5858 45% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 39 : Camel Hump
  Strengthen 3641 95% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 14          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 40 : Water-conserving Landscape
  Weaken 7927 64% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 41 : Las Vegas Night Club
  Strengthen 4884 72% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 42 : Monterrey Ethanol Production
  Boldface 4321 68% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 15          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 43 : Cash Tips in Presence of Credit Card Logo
  Strengthen 7201 67% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 44 : Cholesterol Treatment
  Strengthen 3890 80% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 45 : Budget Reform
  Assumption 4828 63% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 16          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 46 : Back to the Nest
  Assumption 5938 35% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 47 : Shoe Factory Workers
  Assumption 5061 61% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 48 : Text Messaging
  Assumption 4280 70% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 17          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 49 : Dermatology
  Assumption 4569 64% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 50 : Montana Wolverine
  Boldfaced 6136 44% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 51 : Nasal Spray for Influenza Vaccinations
  Assumption 4850 72% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 18          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 52 : Broccoli and Asparagus Planting
  Strengthen 3914 86% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 53 : Innovative Weed Blades
  Strengthen 4819 54% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 54 : Winter and Spring Canola
  Strengthen 4615 87% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 19          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 55 : Excessive Medical Care
  Boldface 4326 61% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 56 : Plastic Packaging
  Strengthen 7128 62% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 57 : Importing Prescription Medications
  Evaluate the Argument 4380 69% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 20          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 58 : Rheumatoid Arthritis and Vitamin B6
  Strengthen 5305 81% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 59 : Triberian Iron Ore Productivity
  Inference 4268 70% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 60 : San Diego Moving Jobs
  Weaken 5866 37% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 21          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 61 : Celebrity-associated Products
  Boldface 5198 57% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 62 : Burning Nitrous Oxide
  Weaken 3494 73% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 63 : Days of Bad Air
  Helps Explain 4041 55% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 22          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 64 : DVD Rental and Sales
  Weaken 3690 67% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 65 : Recession for public schools
  Evaluate 3668 75% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 66 : Limits on Apartment Renting
  Evaluate the Argument 4092 47% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 23          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 67 : Rising Stocks to Buy House
  Assumption 3563 60% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 68 : Scoring Points
  Weaken 3054 59% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 69 : Toxoplasma Parasite
  Strengthen 2992 79% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 24          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 70 : Phorid Flies
  Strengthen 2452 82% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 71 : Fertility Drugs
  Inference 3728 54% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 72 : Otter and Eel Population
  Helps Explain 3033 94% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 25          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 73 : Antibacteria Dental Equipment
  Strengthen 2665 79% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 74 : High School Health
  Assumption 4785 81% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 75 : Church Architects and Artists
  Weaken 4433 65% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 26          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 76 : Baby Shampoo
  Assumption 3557 94% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 77 : Galapagos Tortoises
  Assumption 4513 72% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 78 : Restaurant Competition
  Inference 6687 68% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 27          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 79 : Decline of the Lesser Yellowleg
  Weaken 4622 67% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 80 : College Courses in Prison
  Assumption 4079 70% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 81 : Regulating Cigarette Smoking
  Strengthen 4579 62% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 28          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 82 : E-Commerce
  Assumption 4510 71% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 83 : Terracotta Soldiers
  Assumption 4553 86% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 84 : Biomass Decomposition
  Assumption 4307 70% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 29          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 85 : Canadian Mining
  Assumption 4830 84% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 86 : Infant Weight
  Weaken 20486 82% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 87 : School Board
  Assumption 18250 86% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 30          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 88 : Car Safety Requirements
  Helps Explain 13823 66% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 89 : Calories and Weight
  Helps Explain 13184 58% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 90 : Armed Forces
  Weaken 12451 58% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 31          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 91 : College Tuition
  Weaken 10874 87% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 92 : High School Guidance Counselors
  Assumption 11629 51% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 93 : Sixteenth Century Explorer
  Assumption 11282 60% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 32          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 94 : Space Defense Research Project
  Weaken 13771 75% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 95 : Baboons and Fertility Rates
  Assumption 8384 79% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 96 : Chema Reducing Emissions
  Assumption 8824 85% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 33          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 97 : Rivers and Salt Levels
  Assumption 11685 38% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 98 : A Sicilian Tomb
  Assumption 9036 72% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 99 : City Construction Projects
  Assumption 8839 62% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 34          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 100 : Videocassette Recorders
  Weaken 7247 89% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 101 : Scientific Molecules
  Weaken 11735 29% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 102 : Communication Subtleties
  Inference 7593 71% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 35          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 103 : Mobile and Social
  Strengthen 7056 72% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 104 : Freedom of Speech
  Inference 7400 66% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 105 : Immigrant Diets
  Weaken 7664 75% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 36          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 106 : Stiff Neck
  Strengthen 10251 38% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 107 : Medical Substance Detection
  Strengthen 7368 75% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 108 : Tourists in Springfield
  Inference 8150 61% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 37          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 109 : Artificial Sweeteners
  Assumption 5836 92% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 110 : Color Psychology
  Weaken 7697 42% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 111 : Politics and Social Media
  Inference 8579 51% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 38          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 112 : Violent Crime
  Weaken 7900 77% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 113 : Sourcing Refined Petroleum
  Inference 6880 86% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 114 : West African Research
  Helps Explain 8794 41% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 39          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 115 : Hypodermic Needles
  Strengthen 6124 69% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 116 : Sugars and Mood Elevation
  Assumption 5884 65% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 117 : Publicity Campaigns
  Assumption 7129 47% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 40          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 118 : Amend Bylaws
  Inference 7266 42% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 119 : Forecasting Weather
  Weaken 5808 55% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 120 : Forecasting Weather B
  Weaken 4977 69% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 41          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 121 : Military Deterrence
  Inference 6233 49% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 122 : Passenger Seat Belts
  Weaken 6120 61% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 123 : Profits in the Amazon Forest
  Helps Explain 4831 93% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 42          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 124 : Alligator and Fish Population
  Helps Explain 5961 93% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 125 : Technological Improvements and Labor Productivity
  Weaken 5034 85% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 126 : Genetic Manipulation of Food Crops
  Helps Explain 4617 89% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 43          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 127 : Bicycle Helmets
  Strengthen 4940 86% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 128 : Large artificial satellites
  Strengthen 4915 85% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 129 : Niacin Deficiency
  Helps Explain 5084 84% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 44          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 130 : Technology Commercial Success
  Helps Explain 13222 71% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 131 : Bamboo Construction
  Helps Explain 5311 64% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 132 : Visual Cortex
  Evaluate the Argument 5384 76% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 45          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 133 : Decline in Fish and Seabird Population
  Boldface 5930 45% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 134 : Fountain of Moses
  Strengthen 5509 58% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 135 : Packaged Goods
  Weaken 5414 51% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 46          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 136 : Video Rental and Sales
  Weaken 5506 56% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 137 : Unhealthy Pollution Days
  Helps Explain 9580 32% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 138 : Burning Methane
  Weaken 6349 66% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 47          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 139 : Trailer Trucks
  Weaken 5578 73% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 140
  2002 87% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 141 : Rejection for Summer Job
  Inference 4357 67% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 48          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 142 : Amphibian Population
  Strengthen 5575 31% View Show

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Critical Reasoning test is all about logic, assumptions, and reasoning. In short, it's the part of the exam that really makes you think critically. It's the most math-like section of the verbal section because of this logic component.

You will be presented with a short paragraph of text information. Then you will see a question prompt below that. Some questions you might see include: "Which of the following, if true, most supports the author's viewpoint?"  

Or "which of the following, if true, best presents a rebuttal to the original criticism.."

Or you might see boldfaced portions of the question and get asked what role those two boldfaced portions play. Is one a conclusion and another supporting evidence? Or does one challenge a commonly held belief while the other demonstrates the opposing argument? Or is it the other way around?

All of this is in the Verbal: Critical Reasoning section. Watch out!

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