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 11113 83% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 2 : Declining Nutrition Product Sales
 
  Evaluate the Argument 12206 67% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 3 : Swabian Ivory Flute
 
  Strengthen 11678 58% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 2  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #4 : Postal Service (free signup!)
 
  Weaken 29059 49% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #5 : China Food Supply (free signup!)
 
  Assumption 15261 72% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #6 : Marijuana Regulation Makes No Sense (free signup!)
 
  Strengthen 13280 36% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 3  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #7 : Explosion Discussion (free signup!)
 
  Assumption 11346 63% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #8 : Forecasting Weather B (free signup!)
 
  Weaken 8120 68% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #9 : Oil Stockpiles (free signup!)
 
  Strengthen 6160 65% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 4  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #10 : Respiratory Problems (free signup!)
 
  Weaken 5678 70% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #11 : Bid for Paint Coating (free signup!)
 
  Strengthen 4655 77% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #12 : Avoiding Tunnel Congestion (free signup!)
 
  Helps Explain 4299 68% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 5  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #13 : Dinner Box Style (free signup!)
 
  Helps Explain 4071 78% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #14 : Renaissance Muslim Play (free signup!)
 
  Assumption 5799 78% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #15 : Drop in Viewership on Sports Network (free signup!)
 
  Strengthen 4119 86% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 6  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #16 : Hosta Plant Growth (free signup!)
 
  Helps Explain 4708 76% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #17 : Renting or Buying Real Estate (free signup!)
 
  Helps Explain 6117 51% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #18 : SUV Profits (free signup!)
 
  Helps Explain 4805 82% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 7  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #19 : Advertising on Search Engine (free signup!)
 
  Helps Explain 6203 58% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #20 : Doubling Nightclubs (free signup!)
 
  Helps Explain 3950 90% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #21 : School Surveillance and Violence (free signup!)
 
  Helps Explain 6375 90% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 8  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #22 : Eating with Opposable Thumb (free signup!)
 
  Boldface/ Structure 4611 80% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #23 : Sexual Assaults and Reports (free signup!)
 
  Boldface 5810 48% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #24 : Mismanaged Rail Company (free signup!)
 
  Boldface 5375 64% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 9  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #25 : Casino Security (free signup!)
 
  Boldface / Structure 4007 86% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #26 : Selling Automobiles Overseas (free signup!)
 
  Boldface 4380 89% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #27 : Blame for Financial Recession (free signup!)
 
  Boldface 3966 85% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 10  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #28 : Flood Insurance for Hurricane and Storm Damage (free signup!)
 
  Evaluate the Argument 4168 88% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #29 : Smartphone Price Cut (free signup!)
 
  Evaluate the Argument 4161 90% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #30 : Outdoor Surveillance Cameras (free signup!)
 
  Evaluate the Argument 4398 87% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 11  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #31 : Hospital Medical Waste (free signup!)
 
  Evaluate the Argument 4596 70% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #32 : Violin Makers in France and Italy (free signup!)
 
  Evaluate the Argument 5844 63% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #33 : Polyester and Nylon Prices (free signup!)
 
  Weaken 4705 79% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 12  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #34 : Cause of Osteosarcoma (free signup!)
 
  Strengthen 6061 51% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #35 : Internet Startup Frenzy (free signup!)
 
  Assumption 6549 51% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #36 : Crystal Meth (free signup!)
 
  Assumption 9826 66% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 13  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #37 : UVB and Psoriasis (free signup!)
 
  Strengthen 5560 85% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #38 : Broccoli Chemicals (free signup!)
 
  Inference 8312 73% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #39 : Food Package Shipments (free signup!)
 
  Inference 7685 46% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 14  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #40 : Camel Hump (free signup!)
 
  Strengthen 5050 96% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #41 : Water-conserving Landscape (free signup!)
 
  Weaken 10330 65% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #42 : Las Vegas Night Club (free signup!)
 
  Strengthen 6392 73% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 15  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #43 : Monterrey Ethanol Production (free signup!)
 
  Boldface 5754 69% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #44 : Cash Tips in Presence of Credit Card Logo (free signup!)
 
  Strengthen 9548 67% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #45 : Cholesterol Treatment (free signup!)
 
  Strengthen 5292 82% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 16  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #46 : Budget Reform (free signup!)
 
  Assumption 6542 63% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #47 : Back to the Nest (free signup!)
 
  Assumption 7825 34% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #48 : Shoe Factory Workers (free signup!)
 
  Assumption 6803 61% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 17  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #49 : Text Messaging (free signup!)
 
  Assumption 5657 69% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #50 : Dermatology (free signup!)
 
  Assumption 5994 65% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #51 : Montana Wolverine (free signup!)
 
  Boldfaced 7837 45% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 18  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #52 : Nasal Spray for Influenza Vaccinations (free signup!)
 
  Assumption 6168 73% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #53 : Broccoli and Asparagus Planting (free signup!)
 
  Strengthen 5297 86% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #54 : Innovative Weed Blades (free signup!)
 
  Strengthen 6331 53% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 19  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #55 : Winter and Spring Canola (free signup!)
 
  Strengthen 5946 87% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #56 : Excessive Medical Care (free signup!)
 
  Boldface 5747 62% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #57 : Plastic Packaging (free signup!)
 
  Strengthen 9244 62% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 20  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #58 : Importing Prescription Medications (free signup!)
 
  Evaluate the Argument 5693 70% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #59 : Rheumatoid Arthritis and Vitamin B6 (free signup!)
 
  Strengthen 6952 82% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #60 : Triberian Iron Ore Productivity (free signup!)
 
  Inference 5611 70% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 21  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #61 : San Diego Moving Jobs (free signup!)
 
  Weaken 7517 36% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #62 : Celebrity-associated Products (free signup!)
 
  Boldface 6688 58% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #63 : Burning Nitrous Oxide (free signup!)
 
  Weaken 5068 73% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 22  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #64 : Days of Bad Air (free signup!)
 
  Helps Explain 5627 54% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #65 : DVD Rental and Sales (free signup!)
 
  Weaken 5278 67% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #66 : Recession for public schools (free signup!)
 
  Evaluate 4954 75% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 23  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #67 : Limits on Apartment Renting (free signup!)
 
  Evaluate the Argument 5553 48% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #68 : Rising Stocks to Buy House (free signup!)
 
  Assumption 5094 61% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #69 : Scoring Points (free signup!)
 
  Weaken 4518 61% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 24  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #70 : Toxoplasma Parasite (free signup!)
 
  Strengthen 4483 80% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #71 : Phorid Flies (free signup!)
 
  Strengthen 3966 82% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #72 : Fertility Drugs (free signup!)
 
  Inference 5681 55% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 25  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #73 : Otter and Eel Population (free signup!)
 
  Helps Explain 4372 94% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #74 : Antibacteria Dental Equipment (free signup!)
 
  Strengthen 4184 79% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #75 : High School Health (free signup!)
 
  Assumption 6143 82% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 26  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #76 : Church Architects and Artists (free signup!)
 
  Weaken 5671 65% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #77 : Baby Shampoo (free signup!)
 
  Assumption 4839 94% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #78 : Galapagos Tortoises (free signup!)
 
  Assumption 5952 72% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 27  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #79 : Restaurant Competition (free signup!)
 
  Inference 8756 68% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #80 : Decline of the Lesser Yellowleg (free signup!)
 
  Weaken 5938 66% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #81 : College Courses in Prison (free signup!)
 
  Assumption 5319 70% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 28  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #82 : Regulating Cigarette Smoking (free signup!)
 
  Strengthen 6009 62% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #83 : E-Commerce (free signup!)
 
  Assumption 5854 72% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #84 : Terracotta Soldiers (free signup!)
 
  Assumption 5863 85% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 29  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #85 : Biomass Decomposition (free signup!)
 
  Assumption 5599 70% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #86 : Canadian Mining (free signup!)
 
  Assumption 6136 83% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #87 : Infant Weight (free signup!)
 
  Weaken 22507 83% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 30  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #88 : School Board (free signup!)
 
  Assumption 20058 86% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #89 : Car Safety Requirements (free signup!)
 
  Helps Explain 15621 66% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #90 : Calories and Weight (free signup!)
 
  Helps Explain 14909 58% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 31  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #91 : Armed Forces (free signup!)
 
  Weaken 14310 58% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #92 : College Tuition (free signup!)
 
  Weaken 12623 87% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #93 : High School Guidance Counselors (free signup!)
 
  Assumption 13395 52% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 32  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #94 : Sixteenth Century Explorer (free signup!)
 
  Assumption 13197 60% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #95 : Space Defense Research Project (free signup!)
 
  Weaken 15170 76% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #96 : Baboons and Fertility Rates (free signup!)
 
  Assumption 9772 79% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 33  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #97 : Chema Reducing Emissions (free signup!)
 
  Assumption 10706 84% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #98 : Rivers and Salt Levels (free signup!)
 
  Assumption 14001 39% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #99 : A Sicilian Tomb (free signup!)
 
  Assumption 10411 73% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 34  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #100 : City Construction Projects (free signup!)
 
  Assumption 10750 63% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #101 : Videocassette Recorders (free signup!)
 
  Weaken 8535 89% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #102 : Scientific Molecules (free signup!)
 
  Weaken 14579 29% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 35  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #103 : Communication Subtleties (free signup!)
 
  Inference 9172 71% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #104 : Mobile and Social (free signup!)
 
  Strengthen 8526 73% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #105 : Freedom of Speech (free signup!)
 
  Inference 8668 66% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 36  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #106 : Immigrant Diets (free signup!)
 
  Weaken 9340 75% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #107 : Stiff Neck (free signup!)
 
  Strengthen 12399 39% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #108 : Medical Substance Detection (free signup!)
 
  Strengthen 8959 75% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 37  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #109 : Tourists in Springfield (free signup!)
 
  Inference 9758 62% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #110 : Artificial Sweeteners (free signup!)
 
  Assumption 7106 92% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #111 : Color Psychology (free signup!)
 
  Weaken 9468 42% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 38  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #112 : Politics and Social Media (free signup!)
 
  Inference 10214 51% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #113 : Violent Crime (free signup!)
 
  Weaken 9663 77% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #114 : Sourcing Refined Petroleum (free signup!)
 
  Inference 8308 86% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 39  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #115 : West African Research (free signup!)
 
  Helps Explain 11611 42% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #116 : Hypodermic Needles (free signup!)
 
  Strengthen 7652 69% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #117 : Sugars and Mood Elevation (free signup!)
 
  Assumption 7124 65% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 40  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #118 : Publicity Campaigns (free signup!)
 
  Assumption 8689 48% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #119 : Amend Bylaws (free signup!)
 
  Inference 8835 42% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #120 : Forecasting Weather (free signup!)
 
  Weaken 7634 55% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 41  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #121 : Military Deterrence (free signup!)
 
  Inference 7660 49% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #122 : Passenger Seat Belts (free signup!)
 
  Weaken 7908 61% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #123 : Profits in the Amazon Forest (free signup!)
 
  Helps Explain 6434 93% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 42  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #124 : Alligator and Fish Population (free signup!)
 
  Helps Explain 8142 93% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #125 : Technological Improvements and Labor Productivity (free signup!)
 
  Weaken 6722 86% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #126 : Genetic Manipulation of Food Crops (free signup!)
 
  Helps Explain 5924 90% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 43  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #127 : Bicycle Helmets (free signup!)
 
  Strengthen 6415 86% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #128 : Large artificial satellites (free signup!)
 
  Strengthen 6794 85% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #129 : Niacin Deficiency (free signup!)
 
  Helps Explain 6743 84% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 44  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #130 : Technology Commercial Success (free signup!)
 
  Helps Explain 15142 72% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #131 : Bamboo Construction (free signup!)
 
  Helps Explain 7666 64% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #132 : Visual Cortex (free signup!)
 
  Evaluate the Argument 7109 76% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 45  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #133 : Decline in Fish and Seabird Population (free signup!)
 
  Boldface 7376 45% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #134 : Fountain of Moses (free signup!)
 
  Strengthen 7047 59% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #135 : Packaged Goods (free signup!)
 
  Weaken 6746 50% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 46  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #136 : Video Rental and Sales (free signup!)
 
  Weaken 7365 58% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #137 : Unhealthy Pollution Days (free signup!)
 
  Helps Explain 11844 33% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #138 : Burning Methane (free signup!)
 
  Weaken 8302 67% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 47  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #139 : Trailer Trucks (free signup!)
 
  Weaken 7980 73% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #140 (free signup!)
 
  3317 87% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #141 : Rejection for Summer Job (free signup!)
 
  Inference 5944 67% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 48  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #142 : Amphibian Population (free signup!)
 
  Strengthen 7420 32% 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 11113 83% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 2 : Declining Nutrition Product Sales
 
  Evaluate the Argument 12206 67% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 3 : Swabian Ivory Flute
 
  Strengthen 11678 58% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 2          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 4 : Postal Service
 
  Weaken 29059 49% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 5 : China Food Supply
 
  Assumption 15261 72% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 6 : Marijuana Regulation Makes No Sense
 
  Strengthen 13280 36% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 3          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 7 : Explosion Discussion
 
  Assumption 11346 63% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 8 : Forecasting Weather B
 
  Weaken 8120 68% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 9 : Oil Stockpiles
  Strengthen 6160 65% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 4          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 10 : Respiratory Problems
  Weaken 5678 70% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 11 : Bid for Paint Coating
  Strengthen 4655 77% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 12 : Avoiding Tunnel Congestion
  Helps Explain 4299 68% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 5          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 13 : Dinner Box Style
  Helps Explain 4071 78% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 14 : Renaissance Muslim Play
  Assumption 5799 78% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 15 : Drop in Viewership on Sports Network
  Strengthen 4119 86% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 6          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 16 : Hosta Plant Growth
  Helps Explain 4708 76% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 17 : Renting or Buying Real Estate
  Helps Explain 6117 51% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 18 : SUV Profits
  Helps Explain 4805 82% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 7          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 19 : Advertising on Search Engine
  Helps Explain 6203 58% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 20 : Doubling Nightclubs
  Helps Explain 3950 90% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 21 : School Surveillance and Violence
  Helps Explain 6375 90% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 8          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 22 : Eating with Opposable Thumb
  Boldface/ Structure 4611 80% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 23 : Sexual Assaults and Reports
  Boldface 5810 48% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 24 : Mismanaged Rail Company
  Boldface 5375 64% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 9          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 25 : Casino Security
  Boldface / Structure 4007 86% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 26 : Selling Automobiles Overseas
  Boldface 4380 89% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 27 : Blame for Financial Recession
  Boldface 3966 85% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 10          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 28 : Flood Insurance for Hurricane and Storm Damage
  Evaluate the Argument 4168 88% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 29 : Smartphone Price Cut
  Evaluate the Argument 4161 90% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 30 : Outdoor Surveillance Cameras
  Evaluate the Argument 4398 87% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 11          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 31 : Hospital Medical Waste
  Evaluate the Argument 4596 70% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 32 : Violin Makers in France and Italy
  Evaluate the Argument 5844 63% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 33 : Polyester and Nylon Prices
  Weaken 4705 79% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 12          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 34 : Cause of Osteosarcoma
  Strengthen 6061 51% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 35 : Internet Startup Frenzy
  Assumption 6549 51% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 36 : Crystal Meth
  Assumption 9826 66% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 13          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 37 : UVB and Psoriasis
  Strengthen 5560 85% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 38 : Broccoli Chemicals
  Inference 8312 73% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 39 : Food Package Shipments
  Inference 7685 46% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 14          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 40 : Camel Hump
  Strengthen 5050 96% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 41 : Water-conserving Landscape
  Weaken 10330 65% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 42 : Las Vegas Night Club
  Strengthen 6392 73% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 15          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 43 : Monterrey Ethanol Production
  Boldface 5754 69% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 44 : Cash Tips in Presence of Credit Card Logo
  Strengthen 9548 67% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 45 : Cholesterol Treatment
  Strengthen 5292 82% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 16          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 46 : Budget Reform
  Assumption 6542 63% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 47 : Back to the Nest
  Assumption 7825 34% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 48 : Shoe Factory Workers
  Assumption 6803 61% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 17          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 49 : Text Messaging
  Assumption 5657 69% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 50 : Dermatology
  Assumption 5994 65% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 51 : Montana Wolverine
  Boldfaced 7837 45% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 18          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 52 : Nasal Spray for Influenza Vaccinations
  Assumption 6168 73% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 53 : Broccoli and Asparagus Planting
  Strengthen 5297 86% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 54 : Innovative Weed Blades
  Strengthen 6331 53% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 19          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 55 : Winter and Spring Canola
  Strengthen 5946 87% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 56 : Excessive Medical Care
  Boldface 5747 62% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 57 : Plastic Packaging
  Strengthen 9244 62% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 20          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 58 : Importing Prescription Medications
  Evaluate the Argument 5693 70% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 59 : Rheumatoid Arthritis and Vitamin B6
  Strengthen 6952 82% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 60 : Triberian Iron Ore Productivity
  Inference 5611 70% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 21          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 61 : San Diego Moving Jobs
  Weaken 7517 36% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 62 : Celebrity-associated Products
  Boldface 6688 58% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 63 : Burning Nitrous Oxide
  Weaken 5068 73% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 22          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 64 : Days of Bad Air
  Helps Explain 5627 54% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 65 : DVD Rental and Sales
  Weaken 5278 67% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 66 : Recession for public schools
  Evaluate 4954 75% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 23          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 67 : Limits on Apartment Renting
  Evaluate the Argument 5553 48% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 68 : Rising Stocks to Buy House
  Assumption 5094 61% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 69 : Scoring Points
  Weaken 4518 61% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 24          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 70 : Toxoplasma Parasite
  Strengthen 4483 80% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 71 : Phorid Flies
  Strengthen 3966 82% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 72 : Fertility Drugs
  Inference 5681 55% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 25          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 73 : Otter and Eel Population
  Helps Explain 4372 94% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 74 : Antibacteria Dental Equipment
  Strengthen 4184 79% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 75 : High School Health
  Assumption 6143 82% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 26          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 76 : Church Architects and Artists
  Weaken 5671 65% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 77 : Baby Shampoo
  Assumption 4839 94% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 78 : Galapagos Tortoises
  Assumption 5952 72% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 27          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 79 : Restaurant Competition
  Inference 8756 68% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 80 : Decline of the Lesser Yellowleg
  Weaken 5938 66% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 81 : College Courses in Prison
  Assumption 5319 70% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 28          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 82 : Regulating Cigarette Smoking
  Strengthen 6009 62% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 83 : E-Commerce
  Assumption 5854 72% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 84 : Terracotta Soldiers
  Assumption 5863 85% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 29          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 85 : Biomass Decomposition
  Assumption 5599 70% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 86 : Canadian Mining
  Assumption 6136 83% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 87 : Infant Weight
  Weaken 22507 83% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 30          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 88 : School Board
  Assumption 20058 86% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 89 : Car Safety Requirements
  Helps Explain 15621 66% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 90 : Calories and Weight
  Helps Explain 14909 58% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 31          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 91 : Armed Forces
  Weaken 14310 58% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 92 : College Tuition
  Weaken 12623 87% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 93 : High School Guidance Counselors
  Assumption 13395 52% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 32          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 94 : Sixteenth Century Explorer
  Assumption 13197 60% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 95 : Space Defense Research Project
  Weaken 15170 76% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 96 : Baboons and Fertility Rates
  Assumption 9772 79% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 33          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 97 : Chema Reducing Emissions
  Assumption 10706 84% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 98 : Rivers and Salt Levels
  Assumption 14001 39% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 99 : A Sicilian Tomb
  Assumption 10411 73% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 34          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 100 : City Construction Projects
  Assumption 10750 63% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 101 : Videocassette Recorders
  Weaken 8535 89% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 102 : Scientific Molecules
  Weaken 14579 29% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 35          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 103 : Communication Subtleties
  Inference 9172 71% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 104 : Mobile and Social
  Strengthen 8526 73% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 105 : Freedom of Speech
  Inference 8668 66% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 36          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 106 : Immigrant Diets
  Weaken 9340 75% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 107 : Stiff Neck
  Strengthen 12399 39% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 108 : Medical Substance Detection
  Strengthen 8959 75% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 37          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 109 : Tourists in Springfield
  Inference 9758 62% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 110 : Artificial Sweeteners
  Assumption 7106 92% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 111 : Color Psychology
  Weaken 9468 42% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 38          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 112 : Politics and Social Media
  Inference 10214 51% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 113 : Violent Crime
  Weaken 9663 77% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 114 : Sourcing Refined Petroleum
  Inference 8308 86% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 39          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 115 : West African Research
  Helps Explain 11611 42% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 116 : Hypodermic Needles
  Strengthen 7652 69% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 117 : Sugars and Mood Elevation
  Assumption 7124 65% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 40          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 118 : Publicity Campaigns
  Assumption 8689 48% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 119 : Amend Bylaws
  Inference 8835 42% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 120 : Forecasting Weather
  Weaken 7634 55% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 41          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 121 : Military Deterrence
  Inference 7660 49% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 122 : Passenger Seat Belts
  Weaken 7908 61% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 123 : Profits in the Amazon Forest
  Helps Explain 6434 93% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 42          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 124 : Alligator and Fish Population
  Helps Explain 8142 93% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 125 : Technological Improvements and Labor Productivity
  Weaken 6722 86% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 126 : Genetic Manipulation of Food Crops
  Helps Explain 5924 90% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 43          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 127 : Bicycle Helmets
  Strengthen 6415 86% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 128 : Large artificial satellites
  Strengthen 6794 85% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 129 : Niacin Deficiency
  Helps Explain 6743 84% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 44          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 130 : Technology Commercial Success
  Helps Explain 15142 72% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 131 : Bamboo Construction
  Helps Explain 7666 64% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 132 : Visual Cortex
  Evaluate the Argument 7109 76% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 45          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 133 : Decline in Fish and Seabird Population
  Boldface 7376 45% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 134 : Fountain of Moses
  Strengthen 7047 59% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 135 : Packaged Goods
  Weaken 6746 50% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 46          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 136 : Video Rental and Sales
  Weaken 7365 58% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 137 : Unhealthy Pollution Days
  Helps Explain 11844 33% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 138 : Burning Methane
  Weaken 8302 67% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 47          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 139 : Trailer Trucks
  Weaken 7980 73% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 140
  3317 87% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 141 : Rejection for Summer Job
  Inference 5944 67% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 48          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 142 : Amphibian Population
  Strengthen 7420 32% View Show

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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