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!

  Favorite Question Type Views % who got
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GMAT Practice Set # 1  
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 1 : Postal Service
 
  Weaken 21742 48% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 2 : Infant Weight
  Weaken 18255 82% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 3 : School Board
  Assumption 16273 85% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 2  
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 4 : Car Safety Requirements
  Helps Explain 12437 66% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 5 : Calories and Weight
  Helps Explain 11784 58% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 6 : Armed Forces
  Weaken 11106 58% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 3  
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 7 : College Tuition
  Weaken 9656 87% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 8 : China Food Supply
 
  Assumption 10984 71% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 9 : High School Guidance Counselors
  Assumption 10399 51% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 4  
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 10 : Sixteenth Century Explorer
  Assumption 9947 59% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 11 : Space Defense Research Project
  Weaken 12906 75% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 12 : Baboons and Fertility Rates
  Assumption 7526 79% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 5  
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 13 : Chema Reducing Emissions
  Assumption 7946 84% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 14 : Rivers and Salt Levels
  Assumption 10395 37% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 15 : A Sicilian Tomb
  Assumption 8205 72% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 6  
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 16 : City Construction Projects
  Assumption 7925 62% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 17 : Videocassette Recorders
  Weaken 6427 89% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 18 : Scientific Molecules
  Weaken 10337 29% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 7  
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 19 : Communication Subtleties
  Inference 6823 71% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 20 : Mobile and Social
  Strengthen 6367 72% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 21 : Freedom of Speech
  Inference 6698 65% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 8  
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 22 : Immigrant Diets
  Weaken 6968 74% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 23 : Stiff Neck
  Strengthen 9081 38% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 24 : Medical Substance Detection
  Strengthen 6526 74% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 9  
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 25 : Tourists in Springfield
  Inference 7127 61% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 26 : Artificial Sweeteners
  Assumption 5216 91% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 27 : Color Psychology
  Weaken 6887 42% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 10  
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 28 : Politics and Social Media
  Inference 7699 50% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 29 : Marijuana Regulation Makes No Sense
 
  Strengthen 8624 36% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 30 : Violent Crime
  Weaken 6814 77% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 11  
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 31 : Sourcing Refined Petroleum
  Inference 6164 86% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 32 : Explosion Discussion
 
  Assumption 7543 62% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 33 : West African Research
  Helps Explain 7680 41% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 12  
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 34 : Hypodermic Needles
  Strengthen 5409 69% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 35 : Sugars and Mood Elevation
  Assumption 5307 65% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 36 : Publicity Campaigns
  Assumption 6229 47% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 13  
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 37 : Amend Bylaws
  Inference 6523 42% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 38 : Forecasting Weather
  Weaken 5143 54% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 39 : Forecasting Weather B
  Weaken 4339 69% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 14  
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 40 : Military Deterrence
  Inference 5514 48% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 41 : Passenger Seat Belts
  Weaken 5289 61% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 42 : Profits in the Amazon Forest
  Helps Explain 4132 93% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 15  
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 43 : Alligator and Fish Population
  Helps Explain 5097 93% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 44 : Technological Improvements and Labor Productivity
  Weaken 4300 85% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 45 : Genetic Manipulation of Food Crops
  Helps Explain 4057 89% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 16  
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 46 : Bicycle Helmets
  Strengthen 4209 85% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 47 : Large artificial satellites
  Strengthen 4171 85% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 48 : Niacin Deficiency
  Helps Explain 4367 84% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 17  
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 49 : Technology Commercial Success
  Helps Explain 12322 71% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 50 : Bamboo Construction
  Helps Explain 4468 64% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 51 : Visual Cortex
  Evaluate the Argument 4611 75% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 18  
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 52 : Decline in Fish and Seabird Population
  Boldface 5217 45% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 53 : Fountain of Moses
  Strengthen 4826 58% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 54 : Packaged Goods
  Weaken 4808 51% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 19  
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 55 : Video Rental and Sales
  Weaken 4675 55% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 56 : Unhealthy Pollution Days
  Helps Explain 8589 31% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 57 : Burning Methane
  Weaken 5425 65% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 20  
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 58 : Trailer Trucks
  Weaken 4576 72% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 59
  1511 85% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 60 : Rejection for Summer Job
  Inference 3627 67% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 21  
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 61 : Amphibian Population
  Strengthen 4707 30% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 22  
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 62 : San Diego Moving Jobs
  Weaken 5191 37% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 63 : Celebrity-associated Products
  Boldface 4384 57% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 64 : Triberian Iron Ore Productivity
  Inference 3777 69% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 23  
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 65 : Rheumatoid Arthritis and Vitamin B6
  Strengthen 4774 81% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 66 : Swabian Ivory Flute
 
  Strengthen 5413 58% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 67 : Importing Prescription Medications
  Evaluate the Argument 3854 68% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 24  
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 68 : Plastic Packaging
  Strengthen 6250 62% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 69 : Excessive Medical Care
  Boldface 3753 60% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 70 : Monterrey Ethanol Production
  Boldface 3780 67% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 25  
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 71 : Winter and Spring Canola
  Strengthen 4096 87% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 72 : Innovative Weed Blades
  Strengthen 4223 54% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 73 : Broccoli and Asparagus Planting
  Strengthen 3415 86% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 26  
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 74 : Nasal Spray for Influenza Vaccinations
  Assumption 4270 72% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 75 : Montana Wolverine
  Boldfaced 5431 43% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 76 : Cholesterol Treatment
  Strengthen 3442 80% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 27  
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 77 : Cash Tips in Presence of Credit Card Logo
  Strengthen 6190 68% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 78 : Water-conserving Landscape
  Weaken 6807 63% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 79 : Camel Hump
  Strengthen 3143 95% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 28  
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 80 : Food Package Shipments
  Inference 5159 45% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 81 : Regulating Cigarette Smoking
  Strengthen 3970 62% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 82 : College Courses in Prison
  Assumption 3542 70% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 29  
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 83 : Decline of the Lesser Yellowleg
  Weaken 4124 68% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 84 : Galapagos Tortoises
  Assumption 3911 72% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 85 : Church Architects and Artists
  Weaken 3905 65% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 30  
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 86 : Text Messaging
  Assumption 3756 71% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 87 : Shoe Factory Workers
  Assumption 4430 61% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 88 : Canadian Mining
  Assumption 4299 83% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 31  
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 89 : Dermatology
  Assumption 3971 63% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 90 : Biomass Decomposition
  Assumption 3769 71% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 91 : Back to the Nest
  Assumption 5077 36% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 32  
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 92 : Budget Reform
  Assumption 4169 63% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 93 : Terracotta Soldiers
  Assumption 4040 86% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 94 : E-Commerce
  Assumption 3890 70% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 33  
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 95 : High School Health
  Assumption 4254 81% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 96 : Las Vegas Night Club
  Strengthen 4315 71% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 97 : Restaurant Competition
  Inference 5794 67% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 34  
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 98 : Baby Shampoo
  Assumption 3078 94% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 99 : Broccoli Chemicals
  Inference 5456 74% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 100 : UVB and Psoriasis
  Strengthen 3670 83% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 35  
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 101 : Crystal Meth
  Assumption 6586 66% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 102 : Internet Startup Frenzy
  Assumption 4124 52% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 103 : Otter and Eel Population
  Helps Explain 2651 94% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 36  
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 104 : Cause of Osteosarcoma
  Strengthen 3939 53% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 105 : Recession for public schools
  Evaluate 3168 74% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 106 : Days of Bad Air
  Helps Explain 3388 55% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 37  
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 107 : Violin Makers in France and Italy
  Evaluate the Argument 3078 60% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 108 : Declining Nutrition Product Sales
 
  Evaluate the Argument 4598 62% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 109 : Hospital Medical Waste
  Evaluate the Argument 2387 68% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 38  
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 110 : Outdoor Surveillance Cameras
  Evaluate the Argument 2233 86% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 111 : Smartphone Price Cut
  Evaluate the Argument 2092 90% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 112 : Flood Insurance for Hurricane and Storm Damage
  Evaluate the Argument 2123 89% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 39  
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 113 : Blame for Financial Recession
  Boldface 1965 84% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 114 : Selling Automobiles Overseas
  Boldface 1996 89% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 115 : Casino Security
  Boldface 1989 85% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 40  
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 116 : Mismanaged Rail Company
  Boldface 2681 63% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 117 : Sexual Assaults and Reports
  Boldface 3023 48% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 118 : Eating with Opposable Thumb
  Boldface/ Structure 2258 83% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 41  
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 119 : Sunburns at the Jersey Shore
 
  Helps Explain 2161 83% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 120 : School Surveillance and Violence
  Helps Explain 3234 90% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 121 : Doubling Nightclubs
  Helps Explain 1774 92% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 42  
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 122 : Advertising on Search Engine
  Helps Explain 2902 56% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 123 : SUV Profits
  Helps Explain 2087 82% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 124 : Renting or Buying Real Estate
  Helps Explain 2971 53% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 43  
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 125 : Hosta Plant Growth
  Helps Explain 2206 74% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 126 : Renaissance Muslim Play
  Assumption 2891 77% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 127 : Drop in Viewership on Sports Network
  Strengthen 1841 84% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 44  
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 128 : Dinner Box Style
  Helps Explain 2090 78% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 129 : Avoiding Tunnel Congestion
  Helps Explain 2034 66% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 130 : Bid for Paint Coating
  Strengthen 1919 77% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 45  
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 131 : Respiratory Problems
  Weaken 2659 70% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 132 : Oil Stockpiles
  Strengthen 2284 66% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 133 : Phorid Flies
  Strengthen 1968 81% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 46  
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 134 : Antibacteria Dental Equipment
  Strengthen 2155 79% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 135 : Fertility Drugs
  Inference 2976 53% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 136 : Scoring Points
  Weaken 2384 58% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 47  
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 137 : Rising Stocks to Buy House
  Assumption 2912 60% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 138 : Limits on Apartment Renting
  Evaluate the Argument 3448 47% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 139 : Toxoplasma Parasite
  Strengthen 2416 79% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 48  
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 140 : DVD Rental and Sales
  Weaken 3078 67% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 141 : Burning Nitrous Oxide
  Weaken 2797 73% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 142 : Polyester and Nylon Prices
  Weaken 2506 77% 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 : Postal Service
 
  Weaken 21742 48% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 2 : Infant Weight
  Weaken 18255 82% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 3 : School Board
  Assumption 16273 85% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 2          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 4 : Car Safety Requirements
  Helps Explain 12437 66% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 5 : Calories and Weight
  Helps Explain 11784 58% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 6 : Armed Forces
  Weaken 11106 58% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 3          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 7 : College Tuition
  Weaken 9656 87% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 8 : China Food Supply
 
  Assumption 10984 71% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 9 : High School Guidance Counselors
  Assumption 10399 51% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 4          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 10 : Sixteenth Century Explorer
  Assumption 9947 59% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 11 : Space Defense Research Project
  Weaken 12906 75% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 12 : Baboons and Fertility Rates
  Assumption 7526 79% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 5          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 13 : Chema Reducing Emissions
  Assumption 7946 84% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 14 : Rivers and Salt Levels
  Assumption 10395 37% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 15 : A Sicilian Tomb
  Assumption 8205 72% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 6          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 16 : City Construction Projects
  Assumption 7925 62% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 17 : Videocassette Recorders
  Weaken 6427 89% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 18 : Scientific Molecules
  Weaken 10337 29% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 7          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 19 : Communication Subtleties
  Inference 6823 71% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 20 : Mobile and Social
  Strengthen 6367 72% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 21 : Freedom of Speech
  Inference 6698 65% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 8          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 22 : Immigrant Diets
  Weaken 6968 74% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 23 : Stiff Neck
  Strengthen 9081 38% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 24 : Medical Substance Detection
  Strengthen 6526 74% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 9          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 25 : Tourists in Springfield
  Inference 7127 61% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 26 : Artificial Sweeteners
  Assumption 5216 91% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 27 : Color Psychology
  Weaken 6887 42% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 10          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 28 : Politics and Social Media
  Inference 7699 50% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 29 : Marijuana Regulation Makes No Sense
 
  Strengthen 8624 36% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 30 : Violent Crime
  Weaken 6814 77% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 11          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 31 : Sourcing Refined Petroleum
  Inference 6164 86% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 32 : Explosion Discussion
 
  Assumption 7543 62% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 33 : West African Research
  Helps Explain 7680 41% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 12          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 34 : Hypodermic Needles
  Strengthen 5409 69% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 35 : Sugars and Mood Elevation
  Assumption 5307 65% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 36 : Publicity Campaigns
  Assumption 6229 47% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 13          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 37 : Amend Bylaws
  Inference 6523 42% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 38 : Forecasting Weather
  Weaken 5143 54% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 39 : Forecasting Weather B
  Weaken 4339 69% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 14          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 40 : Military Deterrence
  Inference 5514 48% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 41 : Passenger Seat Belts
  Weaken 5289 61% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 42 : Profits in the Amazon Forest
  Helps Explain 4132 93% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 15          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 43 : Alligator and Fish Population
  Helps Explain 5097 93% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 44 : Technological Improvements and Labor Productivity
  Weaken 4300 85% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 45 : Genetic Manipulation of Food Crops
  Helps Explain 4057 89% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 16          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 46 : Bicycle Helmets
  Strengthen 4209 85% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 47 : Large artificial satellites
  Strengthen 4171 85% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 48 : Niacin Deficiency
  Helps Explain 4367 84% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 17          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 49 : Technology Commercial Success
  Helps Explain 12322 71% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 50 : Bamboo Construction
  Helps Explain 4468 64% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 51 : Visual Cortex
  Evaluate the Argument 4611 75% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 18          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 52 : Decline in Fish and Seabird Population
  Boldface 5217 45% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 53 : Fountain of Moses
  Strengthen 4826 58% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 54 : Packaged Goods
  Weaken 4808 51% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 19          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 55 : Video Rental and Sales
  Weaken 4675 55% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 56 : Unhealthy Pollution Days
  Helps Explain 8589 31% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 57 : Burning Methane
  Weaken 5425 65% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 20          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 58 : Trailer Trucks
  Weaken 4576 72% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 59
  1511 85% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 60 : Rejection for Summer Job
  Inference 3627 67% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 21          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 61 : Amphibian Population
  Strengthen 4707 30% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 22          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 62 : San Diego Moving Jobs
  Weaken 5191 37% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 63 : Celebrity-associated Products
  Boldface 4384 57% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 64 : Triberian Iron Ore Productivity
  Inference 3777 69% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 23          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 65 : Rheumatoid Arthritis and Vitamin B6
  Strengthen 4774 81% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 66 : Swabian Ivory Flute
 
  Strengthen 5413 58% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 67 : Importing Prescription Medications
  Evaluate the Argument 3854 68% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 24          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 68 : Plastic Packaging
  Strengthen 6250 62% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 69 : Excessive Medical Care
  Boldface 3753 60% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 70 : Monterrey Ethanol Production
  Boldface 3780 67% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 25          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 71 : Winter and Spring Canola
  Strengthen 4096 87% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 72 : Innovative Weed Blades
  Strengthen 4223 54% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 73 : Broccoli and Asparagus Planting
  Strengthen 3415 86% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 26          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 74 : Nasal Spray for Influenza Vaccinations
  Assumption 4270 72% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 75 : Montana Wolverine
  Boldfaced 5431 43% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 76 : Cholesterol Treatment
  Strengthen 3442 80% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 27          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 77 : Cash Tips in Presence of Credit Card Logo
  Strengthen 6190 68% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 78 : Water-conserving Landscape
  Weaken 6807 63% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 79 : Camel Hump
  Strengthen 3143 95% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 28          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 80 : Food Package Shipments
  Inference 5159 45% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 81 : Regulating Cigarette Smoking
  Strengthen 3970 62% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 82 : College Courses in Prison
  Assumption 3542 70% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 29          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 83 : Decline of the Lesser Yellowleg
  Weaken 4124 68% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 84 : Galapagos Tortoises
  Assumption 3911 72% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 85 : Church Architects and Artists
  Weaken 3905 65% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 30          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 86 : Text Messaging
  Assumption 3756 71% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 87 : Shoe Factory Workers
  Assumption 4430 61% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 88 : Canadian Mining
  Assumption 4299 83% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 31          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 89 : Dermatology
  Assumption 3971 63% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 90 : Biomass Decomposition
  Assumption 3769 71% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 91 : Back to the Nest
  Assumption 5077 36% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 32          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 92 : Budget Reform
  Assumption 4169 63% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 93 : Terracotta Soldiers
  Assumption 4040 86% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 94 : E-Commerce
  Assumption 3890 70% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 33          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 95 : High School Health
  Assumption 4254 81% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 96 : Las Vegas Night Club
  Strengthen 4315 71% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 97 : Restaurant Competition
  Inference 5794 67% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 34          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 98 : Baby Shampoo
  Assumption 3078 94% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 99 : Broccoli Chemicals
  Inference 5456 74% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 100 : UVB and Psoriasis
  Strengthen 3670 83% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 35          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 101 : Crystal Meth
  Assumption 6586 66% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 102 : Internet Startup Frenzy
  Assumption 4124 52% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 103 : Otter and Eel Population
  Helps Explain 2651 94% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 36          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 104 : Cause of Osteosarcoma
  Strengthen 3939 53% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 105 : Recession for public schools
  Evaluate 3168 74% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 106 : Days of Bad Air
  Helps Explain 3388 55% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 37          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 107 : Violin Makers in France and Italy
  Evaluate the Argument 3078 60% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 108 : Declining Nutrition Product Sales
 
  Evaluate the Argument 4598 62% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 109 : Hospital Medical Waste
  Evaluate the Argument 2387 68% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 38          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 110 : Outdoor Surveillance Cameras
  Evaluate the Argument 2233 86% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 111 : Smartphone Price Cut
  Evaluate the Argument 2092 90% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 112 : Flood Insurance for Hurricane and Storm Damage
  Evaluate the Argument 2123 89% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 39          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 113 : Blame for Financial Recession
  Boldface 1965 84% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 114 : Selling Automobiles Overseas
  Boldface 1996 89% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 115 : Casino Security
  Boldface 1989 85% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 40          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 116 : Mismanaged Rail Company
  Boldface 2681 63% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 117 : Sexual Assaults and Reports
  Boldface 3023 48% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 118 : Eating with Opposable Thumb
  Boldface/ Structure 2258 83% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 41          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 119 : Sunburns at the Jersey Shore
 
  Helps Explain 2161 83% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 120 : School Surveillance and Violence
  Helps Explain 3234 90% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 121 : Doubling Nightclubs
  Helps Explain 1774 92% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 42          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 122 : Advertising on Search Engine
  Helps Explain 2902 56% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 123 : SUV Profits
  Helps Explain 2087 82% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 124 : Renting or Buying Real Estate
  Helps Explain 2971 53% View Show
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GMAT Critical Reasoning # 125 : Hosta Plant Growth
  Helps Explain 2206 74% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 126 : Renaissance Muslim Play
  Assumption 2891 77% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 127 : Drop in Viewership on Sports Network
  Strengthen 1841 84% View Show
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GMAT Critical Reasoning # 128 : Dinner Box Style
  Helps Explain 2090 78% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 129 : Avoiding Tunnel Congestion
  Helps Explain 2034 66% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 130 : Bid for Paint Coating
  Strengthen 1919 77% View Show
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GMAT Critical Reasoning # 131 : Respiratory Problems
  Weaken 2659 70% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 132 : Oil Stockpiles
  Strengthen 2284 66% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 133 : Phorid Flies
  Strengthen 1968 81% View Show
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GMAT Critical Reasoning # 134 : Antibacteria Dental Equipment
  Strengthen 2155 79% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 135 : Fertility Drugs
  Inference 2976 53% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 136 : Scoring Points
  Weaken 2384 58% View Show
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GMAT Critical Reasoning # 137 : Rising Stocks to Buy House
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GMAT Critical Reasoning # 138 : Limits on Apartment Renting
  Evaluate the Argument 3448 47% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 139 : Toxoplasma Parasite
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GMAT Critical Reasoning # 140 : DVD Rental and Sales
  Weaken 3078 67% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 141 : Burning Nitrous Oxide
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GMAT Critical Reasoning # 142 : Polyester and Nylon Prices
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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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