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 3699 83% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 2 : Declining Nutrition Product Sales
 
  Evaluate the Argument 5815 65% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 3 : Swabian Ivory Flute
 
  Strengthen 6540 60% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 2  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #4 : Postal Service (free signup!)
 
  Weaken 25172 49% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #5 : China Food Supply (free signup!)
 
  Assumption 12400 71% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #6 : Marijuana Regulation Makes No Sense (free signup!)
 
  Strengthen 10123 36% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 3  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #7 : Explosion Discussion (free signup!)
 
  Assumption 8678 63% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #8 : Oil Stockpiles (free signup!)
 
  Strengthen 3290 67% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #9 : Respiratory Problems (free signup!)
 
  Weaken 3582 71% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 4  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #10 : Bid for Paint Coating (free signup!)
 
  Strengthen 2627 77% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #11 : Avoiding Tunnel Congestion (free signup!)
 
  Helps Explain 2745 67% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #12 : Dinner Box Style (free signup!)
 
  Helps Explain 2689 78% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 5  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #13 : Renaissance Muslim Play (free signup!)
 
  Assumption 3734 78% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #14 : Drop in Viewership on Sports Network (free signup!)
 
  Strengthen 2430 85% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #15 : Hosta Plant Growth (free signup!)
 
  Helps Explain 2986 75% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 6  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #16 : Renting or Buying Real Estate (free signup!)
 
  Helps Explain 3972 53% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #17 : SUV Profits (free signup!)
 
  Helps Explain 2864 82% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #18 : Advertising on Search Engine (free signup!)
 
  Helps Explain 3891 56% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 7  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #19 : Doubling Nightclubs (free signup!)
 
  Helps Explain 2382 91% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #20 : School Surveillance and Violence (free signup!)
 
  Helps Explain 4442 90% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #21 : Eating with Opposable Thumb (free signup!)
 
  Boldface/ Structure 2914 82% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 8  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #22 : Sexual Assaults and Reports (free signup!)
 
  Boldface 3929 49% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #23 : Mismanaged Rail Company (free signup!)
 
  Boldface 3583 64% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #24 : Casino Security (free signup!)
 
  Boldface / Structure 2552 86% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 9  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #25 : Selling Automobiles Overseas (free signup!)
 
  Boldface 2641 89% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #26 : Blame for Financial Recession (free signup!)
 
  Boldface 2575 84% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #27 : Flood Insurance for Hurricane and Storm Damage (free signup!)
 
  Evaluate the Argument 2726 89% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 10  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #28 : Smartphone Price Cut (free signup!)
 
  Evaluate the Argument 2721 90% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #29 : Outdoor Surveillance Cameras (free signup!)
 
  Evaluate the Argument 2888 87% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #30 : Hospital Medical Waste (free signup!)
 
  Evaluate the Argument 3071 69% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 11  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #31 : Violin Makers in France and Italy (free signup!)
 
  Evaluate the Argument 3941 61% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #32 : Polyester and Nylon Prices (free signup!)
 
  Weaken 3188 78% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #33 : Cause of Osteosarcoma (free signup!)
 
  Strengthen 4609 52% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 12  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #34 : Internet Startup Frenzy (free signup!)
 
  Assumption 4915 51% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #35 : Crystal Meth (free signup!)
 
  Assumption 7647 67% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #36 : UVB and Psoriasis (free signup!)
 
  Strengthen 4262 84% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 13  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #37 : Broccoli Chemicals (free signup!)
 
  Inference 6401 73% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #38 : Food Package Shipments (free signup!)
 
  Inference 5974 46% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #39 : Camel Hump (free signup!)
 
  Strengthen 3700 96% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 14  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #40 : Water-conserving Landscape (free signup!)
 
  Weaken 8069 64% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #41 : Las Vegas Night Club (free signup!)
 
  Strengthen 4952 73% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #42 : Monterrey Ethanol Production (free signup!)
 
  Boldface 4396 68% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 15  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #43 : Cash Tips in Presence of Credit Card Logo (free signup!)
 
  Strengthen 7332 67% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #44 : Cholesterol Treatment (free signup!)
 
  Strengthen 3961 80% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #45 : Budget Reform (free signup!)
 
  Assumption 4921 63% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 16  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #46 : Back to the Nest (free signup!)
 
  Assumption 6055 35% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #47 : Shoe Factory Workers (free signup!)
 
  Assumption 5151 61% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #48 : Text Messaging (free signup!)
 
  Assumption 4365 70% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 17  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #49 : Dermatology (free signup!)
 
  Assumption 4661 64% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #50 : Montana Wolverine (free signup!)
 
  Boldfaced 6234 44% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #51 : Nasal Spray for Influenza Vaccinations (free signup!)
 
  Assumption 4923 72% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 18  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #52 : Broccoli and Asparagus Planting (free signup!)
 
  Strengthen 3977 86% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #53 : Innovative Weed Blades (free signup!)
 
  Strengthen 4907 54% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #54 : Winter and Spring Canola (free signup!)
 
  Strengthen 4683 87% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 19  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #55 : Excessive Medical Care (free signup!)
 
  Boldface 4408 61% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #56 : Plastic Packaging (free signup!)
 
  Strengthen 7229 62% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #57 : Importing Prescription Medications (free signup!)
 
  Evaluate the Argument 4453 69% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 20  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #58 : Rheumatoid Arthritis and Vitamin B6 (free signup!)
 
  Strengthen 5357 82% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #59 : Triberian Iron Ore Productivity (free signup!)
 
  Inference 4330 70% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #60 : San Diego Moving Jobs (free signup!)
 
  Weaken 5960 37% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 21  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #61 : Celebrity-associated Products (free signup!)
 
  Boldface 5280 57% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #62 : Burning Nitrous Oxide (free signup!)
 
  Weaken 3599 73% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #63 : Days of Bad Air (free signup!)
 
  Helps Explain 4141 55% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 22  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #64 : DVD Rental and Sales (free signup!)
 
  Weaken 3768 68% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #65 : Recession for public schools (free signup!)
 
  Evaluate 3739 75% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #66 : Limits on Apartment Renting (free signup!)
 
  Evaluate the Argument 4180 48% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 23  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #67 : Rising Stocks to Buy House (free signup!)
 
  Assumption 3652 60% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #68 : Scoring Points (free signup!)
 
  Weaken 3146 59% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #69 : Toxoplasma Parasite (free signup!)
 
  Strengthen 3073 79% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 24  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #70 : Phorid Flies (free signup!)
 
  Strengthen 2525 82% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #71 : Fertility Drugs (free signup!)
 
  Inference 3842 54% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #72 : Otter and Eel Population (free signup!)
 
  Helps Explain 3091 94% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 25  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #73 : Antibacteria Dental Equipment (free signup!)
 
  Strengthen 2734 79% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #74 : High School Health (free signup!)
 
  Assumption 4847 81% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #75 : Church Architects and Artists (free signup!)
 
  Weaken 4505 65% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 26  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #76 : Baby Shampoo (free signup!)
 
  Assumption 3606 94% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #77 : Galapagos Tortoises (free signup!)
 
  Assumption 4585 72% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #78 : Restaurant Competition (free signup!)
 
  Inference 6791 68% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 27  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #79 : Decline of the Lesser Yellowleg (free signup!)
 
  Weaken 4700 67% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #80 : College Courses in Prison (free signup!)
 
  Assumption 4153 70% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #81 : Regulating Cigarette Smoking (free signup!)
 
  Strengthen 4670 62% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 28  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #82 : E-Commerce (free signup!)
 
  Assumption 4585 71% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #83 : Terracotta Soldiers (free signup!)
 
  Assumption 4628 86% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #84 : Biomass Decomposition (free signup!)
 
  Assumption 4374 70% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 29  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #85 : Canadian Mining (free signup!)
 
  Assumption 4893 84% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #86 : Infant Weight (free signup!)
 
  Weaken 20616 82% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #87 : School Board (free signup!)
 
  Assumption 18387 86% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 30  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #88 : Car Safety Requirements (free signup!)
 
  Helps Explain 13917 66% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #89 : Calories and Weight (free signup!)
 
  Helps Explain 13289 58% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #90 : Armed Forces (free signup!)
 
  Weaken 12576 58% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 31  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #91 : College Tuition (free signup!)
 
  Weaken 10966 87% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #92 : High School Guidance Counselors (free signup!)
 
  Assumption 11731 51% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #93 : Sixteenth Century Explorer (free signup!)
 
  Assumption 11382 60% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 32  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #94 : Space Defense Research Project (free signup!)
 
  Weaken 13847 75% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #95 : Baboons and Fertility Rates (free signup!)
 
  Assumption 8452 79% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #96 : Chema Reducing Emissions (free signup!)
 
  Assumption 8889 85% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 33  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #97 : Rivers and Salt Levels (free signup!)
 
  Assumption 11825 38% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #98 : A Sicilian Tomb (free signup!)
 
  Assumption 9115 72% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #99 : City Construction Projects (free signup!)
 
  Assumption 8928 62% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 34  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #100 : Videocassette Recorders (free signup!)
 
  Weaken 7316 89% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #101 : Scientific Molecules (free signup!)
 
  Weaken 11890 29% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #102 : Communication Subtleties (free signup!)
 
  Inference 7671 71% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 35  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #103 : Mobile and Social (free signup!)
 
  Strengthen 7119 72% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #104 : Freedom of Speech (free signup!)
 
  Inference 7470 66% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #105 : Immigrant Diets (free signup!)
 
  Weaken 7727 75% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 36  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #106 : Stiff Neck (free signup!)
 
  Strengthen 10391 39% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #107 : Medical Substance Detection (free signup!)
 
  Strengthen 7484 75% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #108 : Tourists in Springfield (free signup!)
 
  Inference 8239 61% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 37  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #109 : Artificial Sweeteners (free signup!)
 
  Assumption 5900 91% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #110 : Color Psychology (free signup!)
 
  Weaken 7803 42% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #111 : Politics and Social Media (free signup!)
 
  Inference 8671 51% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 38  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #112 : Violent Crime (free signup!)
 
  Weaken 8032 77% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #113 : Sourcing Refined Petroleum (free signup!)
 
  Inference 6943 86% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #114 : West African Research (free signup!)
 
  Helps Explain 8929 41% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 39  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #115 : Hypodermic Needles (free signup!)
 
  Strengthen 6196 70% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #116 : Sugars and Mood Elevation (free signup!)
 
  Assumption 5948 65% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #117 : Publicity Campaigns (free signup!)
 
  Assumption 7209 48% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 40  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #118 : Amend Bylaws (free signup!)
 
  Inference 7351 42% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #119 : Forecasting Weather (free signup!)
 
  Weaken 5887 55% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #120 : Forecasting Weather B (free signup!)
 
  Weaken 5113 69% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 41  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #121 : Military Deterrence (free signup!)
 
  Inference 6309 49% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #122 : Passenger Seat Belts (free signup!)
 
  Weaken 6198 61% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #123 : Profits in the Amazon Forest (free signup!)
 
  Helps Explain 4897 93% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 42  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #124 : Alligator and Fish Population (free signup!)
 
  Helps Explain 6054 93% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #125 : Technological Improvements and Labor Productivity (free signup!)
 
  Weaken 5106 86% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #126 : Genetic Manipulation of Food Crops (free signup!)
 
  Helps Explain 4679 89% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 43  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #127 : Bicycle Helmets (free signup!)
 
  Strengthen 5004 86% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #128 : Large artificial satellites (free signup!)
 
  Strengthen 4981 85% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #129 : Niacin Deficiency (free signup!)
 
  Helps Explain 5168 84% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 44  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #130 : Technology Commercial Success (free signup!)
 
  Helps Explain 13305 71% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #131 : Bamboo Construction (free signup!)
 
  Helps Explain 5419 64% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #132 : Visual Cortex (free signup!)
 
  Evaluate the Argument 5476 76% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 45  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #133 : Decline in Fish and Seabird Population (free signup!)
 
  Boldface 6006 45% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #134 : Fountain of Moses (free signup!)
 
  Strengthen 5573 58% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #135 : Packaged Goods (free signup!)
 
  Weaken 5490 51% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 46  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #136 : Video Rental and Sales (free signup!)
 
  Weaken 5586 56% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #137 : Unhealthy Pollution Days (free signup!)
 
  Helps Explain 9716 32% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #138 : Burning Methane (free signup!)
 
  Weaken 6443 66% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 47  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #139 : Trailer Trucks (free signup!)
 
  Weaken 5686 73% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #140 (free signup!)
 
  2061 86% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning #141 : Rejection for Summer Job (free signup!)
 
  Inference 4435 67% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 48  
GMAT Critical Reasoning #142 : Amphibian Population (free signup!)
 
  Strengthen 5667 31% View Show
GMAT Practice Set Favorite Question Type Views % who got it correct Your Answer Correct Answer
GMAT Practice Set # 1          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 1 : Sunburns at the Jersey Shore
 
  Helps Explain 3699 83% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 2 : Declining Nutrition Product Sales
 
  Evaluate the Argument 5815 65% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 3 : Swabian Ivory Flute
 
  Strengthen 6540 60% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 2          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 4 : Postal Service
 
  Weaken 25172 49% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 5 : China Food Supply
 
  Assumption 12400 71% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 6 : Marijuana Regulation Makes No Sense
 
  Strengthen 10123 36% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 3          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 7 : Explosion Discussion
 
  Assumption 8678 63% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 8 : Oil Stockpiles
  Strengthen 3290 67% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 9 : Respiratory Problems
  Weaken 3582 71% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 4          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 10 : Bid for Paint Coating
  Strengthen 2627 77% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 11 : Avoiding Tunnel Congestion
  Helps Explain 2745 67% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 12 : Dinner Box Style
  Helps Explain 2689 78% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 5          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 13 : Renaissance Muslim Play
  Assumption 3734 78% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 14 : Drop in Viewership on Sports Network
  Strengthen 2430 85% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 15 : Hosta Plant Growth
  Helps Explain 2986 75% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 6          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 16 : Renting or Buying Real Estate
  Helps Explain 3972 53% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 17 : SUV Profits
  Helps Explain 2864 82% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 18 : Advertising on Search Engine
  Helps Explain 3891 56% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 7          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 19 : Doubling Nightclubs
  Helps Explain 2382 91% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 20 : School Surveillance and Violence
  Helps Explain 4442 90% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 21 : Eating with Opposable Thumb
  Boldface/ Structure 2914 82% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 8          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 22 : Sexual Assaults and Reports
  Boldface 3929 49% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 23 : Mismanaged Rail Company
  Boldface 3583 64% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 24 : Casino Security
  Boldface / Structure 2552 86% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 9          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 25 : Selling Automobiles Overseas
  Boldface 2641 89% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 26 : Blame for Financial Recession
  Boldface 2575 84% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 27 : Flood Insurance for Hurricane and Storm Damage
  Evaluate the Argument 2726 89% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 10          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 28 : Smartphone Price Cut
  Evaluate the Argument 2721 90% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 29 : Outdoor Surveillance Cameras
  Evaluate the Argument 2888 87% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 30 : Hospital Medical Waste
  Evaluate the Argument 3071 69% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 11          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 31 : Violin Makers in France and Italy
  Evaluate the Argument 3941 61% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 32 : Polyester and Nylon Prices
  Weaken 3188 78% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 33 : Cause of Osteosarcoma
  Strengthen 4609 52% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 12          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 34 : Internet Startup Frenzy
  Assumption 4915 51% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 35 : Crystal Meth
  Assumption 7647 67% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 36 : UVB and Psoriasis
  Strengthen 4262 84% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 13          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 37 : Broccoli Chemicals
  Inference 6401 73% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 38 : Food Package Shipments
  Inference 5974 46% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 39 : Camel Hump
  Strengthen 3700 96% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 14          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 40 : Water-conserving Landscape
  Weaken 8069 64% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 41 : Las Vegas Night Club
  Strengthen 4952 73% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 42 : Monterrey Ethanol Production
  Boldface 4396 68% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 15          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 43 : Cash Tips in Presence of Credit Card Logo
  Strengthen 7332 67% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 44 : Cholesterol Treatment
  Strengthen 3961 80% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 45 : Budget Reform
  Assumption 4921 63% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 16          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 46 : Back to the Nest
  Assumption 6055 35% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 47 : Shoe Factory Workers
  Assumption 5151 61% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 48 : Text Messaging
  Assumption 4365 70% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 17          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 49 : Dermatology
  Assumption 4661 64% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 50 : Montana Wolverine
  Boldfaced 6234 44% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 51 : Nasal Spray for Influenza Vaccinations
  Assumption 4923 72% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 18          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 52 : Broccoli and Asparagus Planting
  Strengthen 3977 86% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 53 : Innovative Weed Blades
  Strengthen 4907 54% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 54 : Winter and Spring Canola
  Strengthen 4683 87% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 19          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 55 : Excessive Medical Care
  Boldface 4408 61% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 56 : Plastic Packaging
  Strengthen 7229 62% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 57 : Importing Prescription Medications
  Evaluate the Argument 4453 69% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 20          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 58 : Rheumatoid Arthritis and Vitamin B6
  Strengthen 5357 82% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 59 : Triberian Iron Ore Productivity
  Inference 4330 70% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 60 : San Diego Moving Jobs
  Weaken 5960 37% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 21          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 61 : Celebrity-associated Products
  Boldface 5280 57% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 62 : Burning Nitrous Oxide
  Weaken 3599 73% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 63 : Days of Bad Air
  Helps Explain 4141 55% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 22          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 64 : DVD Rental and Sales
  Weaken 3768 68% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 65 : Recession for public schools
  Evaluate 3739 75% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 66 : Limits on Apartment Renting
  Evaluate the Argument 4180 48% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 23          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 67 : Rising Stocks to Buy House
  Assumption 3652 60% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 68 : Scoring Points
  Weaken 3146 59% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 69 : Toxoplasma Parasite
  Strengthen 3073 79% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 24          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 70 : Phorid Flies
  Strengthen 2525 82% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 71 : Fertility Drugs
  Inference 3842 54% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 72 : Otter and Eel Population
  Helps Explain 3091 94% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 25          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 73 : Antibacteria Dental Equipment
  Strengthen 2734 79% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 74 : High School Health
  Assumption 4847 81% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 75 : Church Architects and Artists
  Weaken 4505 65% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 26          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 76 : Baby Shampoo
  Assumption 3606 94% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 77 : Galapagos Tortoises
  Assumption 4585 72% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 78 : Restaurant Competition
  Inference 6791 68% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 27          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 79 : Decline of the Lesser Yellowleg
  Weaken 4700 67% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 80 : College Courses in Prison
  Assumption 4153 70% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 81 : Regulating Cigarette Smoking
  Strengthen 4670 62% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 28          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 82 : E-Commerce
  Assumption 4585 71% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 83 : Terracotta Soldiers
  Assumption 4628 86% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 84 : Biomass Decomposition
  Assumption 4374 70% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 29          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 85 : Canadian Mining
  Assumption 4893 84% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 86 : Infant Weight
  Weaken 20616 82% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 87 : School Board
  Assumption 18387 86% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 30          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 88 : Car Safety Requirements
  Helps Explain 13917 66% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 89 : Calories and Weight
  Helps Explain 13289 58% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 90 : Armed Forces
  Weaken 12576 58% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 31          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 91 : College Tuition
  Weaken 10966 87% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 92 : High School Guidance Counselors
  Assumption 11731 51% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 93 : Sixteenth Century Explorer
  Assumption 11382 60% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 32          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 94 : Space Defense Research Project
  Weaken 13847 75% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 95 : Baboons and Fertility Rates
  Assumption 8452 79% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 96 : Chema Reducing Emissions
  Assumption 8889 85% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 33          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 97 : Rivers and Salt Levels
  Assumption 11825 38% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 98 : A Sicilian Tomb
  Assumption 9115 72% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 99 : City Construction Projects
  Assumption 8928 62% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 34          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 100 : Videocassette Recorders
  Weaken 7316 89% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 101 : Scientific Molecules
  Weaken 11890 29% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 102 : Communication Subtleties
  Inference 7671 71% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 35          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 103 : Mobile and Social
  Strengthen 7119 72% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 104 : Freedom of Speech
  Inference 7470 66% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 105 : Immigrant Diets
  Weaken 7727 75% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 36          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 106 : Stiff Neck
  Strengthen 10391 39% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 107 : Medical Substance Detection
  Strengthen 7484 75% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 108 : Tourists in Springfield
  Inference 8239 61% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 37          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 109 : Artificial Sweeteners
  Assumption 5900 91% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 110 : Color Psychology
  Weaken 7803 42% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 111 : Politics and Social Media
  Inference 8671 51% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 38          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 112 : Violent Crime
  Weaken 8032 77% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 113 : Sourcing Refined Petroleum
  Inference 6943 86% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 114 : West African Research
  Helps Explain 8929 41% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 39          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 115 : Hypodermic Needles
  Strengthen 6196 70% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 116 : Sugars and Mood Elevation
  Assumption 5948 65% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 117 : Publicity Campaigns
  Assumption 7209 48% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 40          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 118 : Amend Bylaws
  Inference 7351 42% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 119 : Forecasting Weather
  Weaken 5887 55% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 120 : Forecasting Weather B
  Weaken 5113 69% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 41          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 121 : Military Deterrence
  Inference 6309 49% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 122 : Passenger Seat Belts
  Weaken 6198 61% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 123 : Profits in the Amazon Forest
  Helps Explain 4897 93% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 42          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 124 : Alligator and Fish Population
  Helps Explain 6054 93% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 125 : Technological Improvements and Labor Productivity
  Weaken 5106 86% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 126 : Genetic Manipulation of Food Crops
  Helps Explain 4679 89% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 43          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 127 : Bicycle Helmets
  Strengthen 5004 86% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 128 : Large artificial satellites
  Strengthen 4981 85% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 129 : Niacin Deficiency
  Helps Explain 5168 84% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 44          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 130 : Technology Commercial Success
  Helps Explain 13305 71% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 131 : Bamboo Construction
  Helps Explain 5419 64% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 132 : Visual Cortex
  Evaluate the Argument 5476 76% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 45          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 133 : Decline in Fish and Seabird Population
  Boldface 6006 45% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 134 : Fountain of Moses
  Strengthen 5573 58% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 135 : Packaged Goods
  Weaken 5490 51% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 46          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 136 : Video Rental and Sales
  Weaken 5586 56% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 137 : Unhealthy Pollution Days
  Helps Explain 9716 32% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 138 : Burning Methane
  Weaken 6443 66% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 47          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 139 : Trailer Trucks
  Weaken 5686 73% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 140
  2061 86% View Show
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 141 : Rejection for Summer Job
  Inference 4435 67% View Show
GMAT Practice Set # 48          
GMAT Critical Reasoning # 142 : Amphibian Population
  Strengthen 5667 31% View Show

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

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

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

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

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

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