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 12412 83% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 2 : Declining Nutrition Product Sales
 
  Evaluate the Argument 13482 67% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 3 : Swabian Ivory Flute
 
  Strengthen 12533 57% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 2  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #4 : Postal Service (free signup!)
 
  Weaken 29717 49% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #5 : China Food Supply (free signup!)
 
  Assumption 15746 72% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #6 : Marijuana Regulation Makes No Sense (free signup!)
 
  Strengthen 13849 36% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 3  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #7 : Explosion Discussion (free signup!)
 
  Assumption 11833 63% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #8 : Forecasting Weather B (free signup!)
 
  Weaken 8715 68% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #9 : Oil Stockpiles (free signup!)
 
  Strengthen 6827 65% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 4  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #10 : Respiratory Problems (free signup!)
 
  Weaken 6072 70% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #11 : Bid for Paint Coating (free signup!)
 
  Strengthen 5140 77% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #12 : Avoiding Tunnel Congestion (free signup!)
 
  Helps Explain 4573 68% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 5  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #13 : Dinner Box Style (free signup!)
 
  Helps Explain 4334 78% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #14 : Renaissance Muslim Play (free signup!)
 
  Assumption 6285 78% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #15 : Drop in Viewership on Sports Network (free signup!)
 
  Strengthen 4446 86% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 6  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #16 : Hosta Plant Growth (free signup!)
 
  Helps Explain 4992 76% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #17 : Renting or Buying Real Estate (free signup!)
 
  Helps Explain 6458 51% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #18 : SUV Profits (free signup!)
 
  Helps Explain 5255 82% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 7  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #19 : Advertising on Search Engine (free signup!)
 
  Helps Explain 6723 58% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #20 : Doubling Nightclubs (free signup!)
 
  Helps Explain 4253 89% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #21 : School Surveillance and Violence (free signup!)
 
  Helps Explain 6665 90% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 8  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #22 : Eating with Opposable Thumb (free signup!)
 
  Boldface/ Structure 4952 80% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #23 : Sexual Assaults and Reports (free signup!)
 
  Boldface 6090 48% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #24 : Mismanaged Rail Company (free signup!)
 
  Boldface 5678 65% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 9  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #25 : Casino Security (free signup!)
 
  Boldface / Structure 4264 86% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #26 : Selling Automobiles Overseas (free signup!)
 
  Boldface 4819 89% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #27 : Blame for Financial Recession (free signup!)
 
  Boldface 4244 85% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 10  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #28 : Flood Insurance for Hurricane and Storm Damage (free signup!)
 
  Evaluate the Argument 4409 88% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #29 : Smartphone Price Cut (free signup!)
 
  Evaluate the Argument 4394 90% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #30 : Outdoor Surveillance Cameras (free signup!)
 
  Evaluate the Argument 4669 88% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 11  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #31 : Hospital Medical Waste (free signup!)
 
  Evaluate the Argument 4853 70% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #32 : Violin Makers in France and Italy (free signup!)
 
  Evaluate the Argument 6165 63% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #33 : Polyester and Nylon Prices (free signup!)
 
  Weaken 4997 79% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 12  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #34 : Cause of Osteosarcoma (free signup!)
 
  Strengthen 6306 51% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #35 : Internet Startup Frenzy (free signup!)
 
  Assumption 6841 51% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #36 : Crystal Meth (free signup!)
 
  Assumption 10150 66% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 13  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #37 : UVB and Psoriasis (free signup!)
 
  Strengthen 5826 85% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #38 : Broccoli Chemicals (free signup!)
 
  Inference 8596 73% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #39 : Food Package Shipments (free signup!)
 
  Inference 8023 46% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 14  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #40 : Camel Hump (free signup!)
 
  Strengthen 5322 96% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #41 : Water-conserving Landscape (free signup!)
 
  Weaken 10672 65% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #42 : Las Vegas Night Club (free signup!)
 
  Strengthen 6681 73% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 15  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #43 : Monterrey Ethanol Production (free signup!)
 
  Boldface 6017 69% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #44 : Cash Tips in Presence of Credit Card Logo (free signup!)
 
  Strengthen 10062 67% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #45 : Cholesterol Treatment (free signup!)
 
  Strengthen 5545 82% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 16  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #46 : Budget Reform (free signup!)
 
  Assumption 6992 63% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #47 : Back to the Nest (free signup!)
 
  Assumption 8147 34% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #48 : Shoe Factory Workers (free signup!)
 
  Assumption 7268 61% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 17  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #49 : Text Messaging (free signup!)
 
  Assumption 5870 69% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #50 : Dermatology (free signup!)
 
  Assumption 6239 65% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #51 : Montana Wolverine (free signup!)
 
  Boldfaced 8147 45% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 18  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #52 : Nasal Spray for Influenza Vaccinations (free signup!)
 
  Assumption 6416 73% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #53 : Broccoli and Asparagus Planting (free signup!)
 
  Strengthen 5555 86% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #54 : Innovative Weed Blades (free signup!)
 
  Strengthen 6588 53% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 19  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #55 : Winter and Spring Canola (free signup!)
 
  Strengthen 6183 87% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #56 : Excessive Medical Care (free signup!)
 
  Boldface 6000 62% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #57 : Plastic Packaging (free signup!)
 
  Strengthen 9548 61% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 20  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #58 : Importing Prescription Medications (free signup!)
 
  Evaluate the Argument 5913 70% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #59 : Rheumatoid Arthritis and Vitamin B6 (free signup!)
 
  Strengthen 7411 82% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #60 : Triberian Iron Ore Productivity (free signup!)
 
  Inference 5858 70% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 21  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #61 : San Diego Moving Jobs (free signup!)
 
  Weaken 7792 36% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #62 : Celebrity-associated Products (free signup!)
 
  Boldface 6945 58% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #63 : Burning Nitrous Oxide (free signup!)
 
  Weaken 5339 73% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 22  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #64 : Days of Bad Air (free signup!)
 
  Helps Explain 5864 54% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #65 : DVD Rental and Sales (free signup!)
 
  Weaken 5579 67% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #66 : Recession for public schools (free signup!)
 
  Evaluate 5185 75% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 23  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #67 : Limits on Apartment Renting (free signup!)
 
  Evaluate the Argument 5793 48% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #68 : Rising Stocks to Buy House (free signup!)
 
  Assumption 5374 61% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #69 : Scoring Points (free signup!)
 
  Weaken 4782 61% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 24  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #70 : Toxoplasma Parasite (free signup!)
 
  Strengthen 4750 80% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #71 : Phorid Flies (free signup!)
 
  Strengthen 4355 82% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #72 : Fertility Drugs (free signup!)
 
  Inference 6118 55% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 25  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #73 : Otter and Eel Population (free signup!)
 
  Helps Explain 4755 94% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #74 : Antibacteria Dental Equipment (free signup!)
 
  Strengthen 4509 79% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #75 : High School Health (free signup!)
 
  Assumption 6395 82% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 26  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #76 : Church Architects and Artists (free signup!)
 
  Weaken 5947 65% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #77 : Baby Shampoo (free signup!)
 
  Assumption 5080 94% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #78 : Galapagos Tortoises (free signup!)
 
  Assumption 6192 72% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 27  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #79 : Restaurant Competition (free signup!)
 
  Inference 9066 68% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #80 : Decline of the Lesser Yellowleg (free signup!)
 
  Weaken 6169 66% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #81 : College Courses in Prison (free signup!)
 
  Assumption 5534 70% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 28  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #82 : Regulating Cigarette Smoking (free signup!)
 
  Strengthen 6294 62% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #83 : E-Commerce (free signup!)
 
  Assumption 6100 72% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #84 : Terracotta Soldiers (free signup!)
 
  Assumption 6083 85% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 29  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #85 : Biomass Decomposition (free signup!)
 
  Assumption 5811 70% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #86 : Canadian Mining (free signup!)
 
  Assumption 6386 83% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #87 : Infant Weight (free signup!)
 
  Weaken 23033 83% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 30  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #88 : School Board (free signup!)
 
  Assumption 20339 86% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #89 : Car Safety Requirements (free signup!)
 
  Helps Explain 15957 66% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #90 : Calories and Weight (free signup!)
 
  Helps Explain 15241 58% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 31  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #91 : Armed Forces (free signup!)
 
  Weaken 14624 58% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #92 : College Tuition (free signup!)
 
  Weaken 13112 87% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #93 : High School Guidance Counselors (free signup!)
 
  Assumption 13685 52% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 32  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #94 : Sixteenth Century Explorer (free signup!)
 
  Assumption 13583 61% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #95 : Space Defense Research Project (free signup!)
 
  Weaken 15454 76% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #96 : Baboons and Fertility Rates (free signup!)
 
  Assumption 10041 79% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 33  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #97 : Chema Reducing Emissions (free signup!)
 
  Assumption 11209 84% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #98 : Rivers and Salt Levels (free signup!)
 
  Assumption 14327 39% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #99 : A Sicilian Tomb (free signup!)
 
  Assumption 10692 73% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 34  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #100 : City Construction Projects (free signup!)
 
  Assumption 11248 63% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #101 : Videocassette Recorders (free signup!)
 
  Weaken 8757 89% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #102 : Scientific Molecules (free signup!)
 
  Weaken 14952 29% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 35  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #103 : Communication Subtleties (free signup!)
 
  Inference 9457 71% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #104 : Mobile and Social (free signup!)
 
  Strengthen 8798 73% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #105 : Freedom of Speech (free signup!)
 
  Inference 8916 66% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 36  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #106 : Immigrant Diets (free signup!)
 
  Weaken 9806 75% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #107 : Stiff Neck (free signup!)
 
  Strengthen 12726 39% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #108 : Medical Substance Detection (free signup!)
 
  Strengthen 9207 75% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 37  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #109 : Tourists in Springfield (free signup!)
 
  Inference 10033 62% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #110 : Artificial Sweeteners (free signup!)
 
  Assumption 7345 92% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #111 : Color Psychology (free signup!)
 
  Weaken 9673 42% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 38  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #112 : Politics and Social Media (free signup!)
 
  Inference 10488 51% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #113 : Violent Crime (free signup!)
 
  Weaken 9941 77% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #114 : Sourcing Refined Petroleum (free signup!)
 
  Inference 8549 86% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 39  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #115 : West African Research (free signup!)
 
  Helps Explain 12258 42% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #116 : Hypodermic Needles (free signup!)
 
  Strengthen 7929 69% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #117 : Sugars and Mood Elevation (free signup!)
 
  Assumption 7509 65% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 40  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #118 : Publicity Campaigns (free signup!)
 
  Assumption 9104 48% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #119 : Amend Bylaws (free signup!)
 
  Inference 9148 42% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #120 : Forecasting Weather (free signup!)
 
  Weaken 7872 55% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 41  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #121 : Military Deterrence (free signup!)
 
  Inference 7917 49% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #122 : Passenger Seat Belts (free signup!)
 
  Weaken 8334 61% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #123 : Profits in the Amazon Forest (free signup!)
 
  Helps Explain 6759 93% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 42  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #124 : Alligator and Fish Population (free signup!)
 
  Helps Explain 8686 93% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #125 : Technological Improvements and Labor Productivity (free signup!)
 
  Weaken 7047 85% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #126 : Genetic Manipulation of Food Crops (free signup!)
 
  Helps Explain 6170 89% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 43  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #127 : Bicycle Helmets (free signup!)
 
  Strengthen 6674 86% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #128 : Large artificial satellites (free signup!)
 
  Strengthen 7197 85% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #129 : Niacin Deficiency (free signup!)
 
  Helps Explain 7047 84% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 44  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #130 : Technology Commercial Success (free signup!)
 
  Helps Explain 15723 71% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #131 : Bamboo Construction (free signup!)
 
  Helps Explain 8146 64% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #132 : Visual Cortex (free signup!)
 
  Evaluate the Argument 7448 76% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 45  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #133 : Decline in Fish and Seabird Population (free signup!)
 
  Boldface 7631 45% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #134 : Fountain of Moses (free signup!)
 
  Strengthen 7305 59% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #135 : Packaged Goods (free signup!)
 
  Weaken 7003 50% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 46  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #136 : Video Rental and Sales (free signup!)
 
  Weaken 7738 58% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #137 : Unhealthy Pollution Days (free signup!)
 
  Helps Explain 12231 33% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #138 : Burning Methane (free signup!)
 
  Weaken 8569 67% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 47  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #139 : Trailer Trucks (free signup!)
 
  Weaken 8589 73% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #140 (free signup!)
 
  3717 87% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #141 : Rejection for Summer Job (free signup!)
 
  Inference 6382 67% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 48  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #142 : Amphibian Population (free signup!)
 
  Strengthen 7702 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 12412 83% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 2 : Declining Nutrition Product Sales
 
  Evaluate the Argument 13482 67% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 3 : Swabian Ivory Flute
 
  Strengthen 12533 57% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 2          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 4 : Postal Service
 
  Weaken 29717 49% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 5 : China Food Supply
 
  Assumption 15746 72% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 6 : Marijuana Regulation Makes No Sense
 
  Strengthen 13849 36% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 3          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 7 : Explosion Discussion
 
  Assumption 11833 63% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 8 : Forecasting Weather B
 
  Weaken 8715 68% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 9 : Oil Stockpiles
  Strengthen 6827 65% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 4          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 10 : Respiratory Problems
  Weaken 6072 70% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 11 : Bid for Paint Coating
  Strengthen 5140 77% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 12 : Avoiding Tunnel Congestion
  Helps Explain 4573 68% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 5          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 13 : Dinner Box Style
  Helps Explain 4334 78% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 14 : Renaissance Muslim Play
  Assumption 6285 78% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 15 : Drop in Viewership on Sports Network
  Strengthen 4446 86% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 6          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 16 : Hosta Plant Growth
  Helps Explain 4992 76% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 17 : Renting or Buying Real Estate
  Helps Explain 6458 51% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 18 : SUV Profits
  Helps Explain 5255 82% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 7          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 19 : Advertising on Search Engine
  Helps Explain 6723 58% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 20 : Doubling Nightclubs
  Helps Explain 4253 89% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 21 : School Surveillance and Violence
  Helps Explain 6665 90% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 8          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 22 : Eating with Opposable Thumb
  Boldface/ Structure 4952 80% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 23 : Sexual Assaults and Reports
  Boldface 6090 48% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 24 : Mismanaged Rail Company
  Boldface 5678 65% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 9          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 25 : Casino Security
  Boldface / Structure 4264 86% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 26 : Selling Automobiles Overseas
  Boldface 4819 89% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 27 : Blame for Financial Recession
  Boldface 4244 85% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 10          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 28 : Flood Insurance for Hurricane and Storm Damage
  Evaluate the Argument 4409 88% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 29 : Smartphone Price Cut
  Evaluate the Argument 4394 90% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 30 : Outdoor Surveillance Cameras
  Evaluate the Argument 4669 88% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 11          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 31 : Hospital Medical Waste
  Evaluate the Argument 4853 70% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 32 : Violin Makers in France and Italy
  Evaluate the Argument 6165 63% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 33 : Polyester and Nylon Prices
  Weaken 4997 79% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 12          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 34 : Cause of Osteosarcoma
  Strengthen 6306 51% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 35 : Internet Startup Frenzy
  Assumption 6841 51% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 36 : Crystal Meth
  Assumption 10150 66% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 13          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 37 : UVB and Psoriasis
  Strengthen 5826 85% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 38 : Broccoli Chemicals
  Inference 8596 73% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 39 : Food Package Shipments
  Inference 8023 46% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 14          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 40 : Camel Hump
  Strengthen 5322 96% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 41 : Water-conserving Landscape
  Weaken 10672 65% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 42 : Las Vegas Night Club
  Strengthen 6681 73% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 15          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 43 : Monterrey Ethanol Production
  Boldface 6017 69% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 44 : Cash Tips in Presence of Credit Card Logo
  Strengthen 10062 67% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 45 : Cholesterol Treatment
  Strengthen 5545 82% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 16          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 46 : Budget Reform
  Assumption 6992 63% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 47 : Back to the Nest
  Assumption 8147 34% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 48 : Shoe Factory Workers
  Assumption 7268 61% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 17          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 49 : Text Messaging
  Assumption 5870 69% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 50 : Dermatology
  Assumption 6239 65% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 51 : Montana Wolverine
  Boldfaced 8147 45% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 18          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 52 : Nasal Spray for Influenza Vaccinations
  Assumption 6416 73% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 53 : Broccoli and Asparagus Planting
  Strengthen 5555 86% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 54 : Innovative Weed Blades
  Strengthen 6588 53% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 19          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 55 : Winter and Spring Canola
  Strengthen 6183 87% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 56 : Excessive Medical Care
  Boldface 6000 62% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 57 : Plastic Packaging
  Strengthen 9548 61% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 20          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 58 : Importing Prescription Medications
  Evaluate the Argument 5913 70% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 59 : Rheumatoid Arthritis and Vitamin B6
  Strengthen 7411 82% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 60 : Triberian Iron Ore Productivity
  Inference 5858 70% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 21          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 61 : San Diego Moving Jobs
  Weaken 7792 36% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 62 : Celebrity-associated Products
  Boldface 6945 58% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 63 : Burning Nitrous Oxide
  Weaken 5339 73% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 22          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 64 : Days of Bad Air
  Helps Explain 5864 54% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 65 : DVD Rental and Sales
  Weaken 5579 67% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 66 : Recession for public schools
  Evaluate 5185 75% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 23          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 67 : Limits on Apartment Renting
  Evaluate the Argument 5793 48% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 68 : Rising Stocks to Buy House
  Assumption 5374 61% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 69 : Scoring Points
  Weaken 4782 61% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 24          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 70 : Toxoplasma Parasite
  Strengthen 4750 80% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 71 : Phorid Flies
  Strengthen 4355 82% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 72 : Fertility Drugs
  Inference 6118 55% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 25          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 73 : Otter and Eel Population
  Helps Explain 4755 94% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 74 : Antibacteria Dental Equipment
  Strengthen 4509 79% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 75 : High School Health
  Assumption 6395 82% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 26          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 76 : Church Architects and Artists
  Weaken 5947 65% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 77 : Baby Shampoo
  Assumption 5080 94% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 78 : Galapagos Tortoises
  Assumption 6192 72% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 27          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 79 : Restaurant Competition
  Inference 9066 68% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 80 : Decline of the Lesser Yellowleg
  Weaken 6169 66% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 81 : College Courses in Prison
  Assumption 5534 70% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 28          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 82 : Regulating Cigarette Smoking
  Strengthen 6294 62% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 83 : E-Commerce
  Assumption 6100 72% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 84 : Terracotta Soldiers
  Assumption 6083 85% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 29          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 85 : Biomass Decomposition
  Assumption 5811 70% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 86 : Canadian Mining
  Assumption 6386 83% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 87 : Infant Weight
  Weaken 23033 83% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 30          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 88 : School Board
  Assumption 20339 86% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 89 : Car Safety Requirements
  Helps Explain 15957 66% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 90 : Calories and Weight
  Helps Explain 15241 58% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 31          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 91 : Armed Forces
  Weaken 14624 58% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 92 : College Tuition
  Weaken 13112 87% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 93 : High School Guidance Counselors
  Assumption 13685 52% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 32          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 94 : Sixteenth Century Explorer
  Assumption 13583 61% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 95 : Space Defense Research Project
  Weaken 15454 76% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 96 : Baboons and Fertility Rates
  Assumption 10041 79% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 33          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 97 : Chema Reducing Emissions
  Assumption 11209 84% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 98 : Rivers and Salt Levels
  Assumption 14327 39% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 99 : A Sicilian Tomb
  Assumption 10692 73% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 34          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 100 : City Construction Projects
  Assumption 11248 63% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 101 : Videocassette Recorders
  Weaken 8757 89% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 102 : Scientific Molecules
  Weaken 14952 29% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 35          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 103 : Communication Subtleties
  Inference 9457 71% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 104 : Mobile and Social
  Strengthen 8798 73% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 105 : Freedom of Speech
  Inference 8916 66% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 36          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 106 : Immigrant Diets
  Weaken 9806 75% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 107 : Stiff Neck
  Strengthen 12726 39% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 108 : Medical Substance Detection
  Strengthen 9207 75% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 37          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 109 : Tourists in Springfield
  Inference 10033 62% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 110 : Artificial Sweeteners
  Assumption 7345 92% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 111 : Color Psychology
  Weaken 9673 42% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 38          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 112 : Politics and Social Media
  Inference 10488 51% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 113 : Violent Crime
  Weaken 9941 77% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 114 : Sourcing Refined Petroleum
  Inference 8549 86% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 39          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 115 : West African Research
  Helps Explain 12258 42% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 116 : Hypodermic Needles
  Strengthen 7929 69% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 117 : Sugars and Mood Elevation
  Assumption 7509 65% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 40          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 118 : Publicity Campaigns
  Assumption 9104 48% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 119 : Amend Bylaws
  Inference 9148 42% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 120 : Forecasting Weather
  Weaken 7872 55% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 41          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 121 : Military Deterrence
  Inference 7917 49% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 122 : Passenger Seat Belts
  Weaken 8334 61% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 123 : Profits in the Amazon Forest
  Helps Explain 6759 93% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 42          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 124 : Alligator and Fish Population
  Helps Explain 8686 93% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 125 : Technological Improvements and Labor Productivity
  Weaken 7047 85% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 126 : Genetic Manipulation of Food Crops
  Helps Explain 6170 89% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 43          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 127 : Bicycle Helmets
  Strengthen 6674 86% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 128 : Large artificial satellites
  Strengthen 7197 85% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 129 : Niacin Deficiency
  Helps Explain 7047 84% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 44          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 130 : Technology Commercial Success
  Helps Explain 15723 71% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 131 : Bamboo Construction
  Helps Explain 8146 64% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 132 : Visual Cortex
  Evaluate the Argument 7448 76% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 45          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 133 : Decline in Fish and Seabird Population
  Boldface 7631 45% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 134 : Fountain of Moses
  Strengthen 7305 59% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 135 : Packaged Goods
  Weaken 7003 50% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 46          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 136 : Video Rental and Sales
  Weaken 7738 58% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 137 : Unhealthy Pollution Days
  Helps Explain 12231 33% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 138 : Burning Methane
  Weaken 8569 67% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 47          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 139 : Trailer Trucks
  Weaken 8589 73% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 140
  3717 87% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 141 : Rejection for Summer Job
  Inference 6382 67% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 48          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 142 : Amphibian Population
  Strengthen 7702 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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