By Dominate the GMAT / July 19, 2012 / Blog

Think you’re ready for the GMAT? Try these ten basic — but deceptively tricky — math and verbal sample GMAT questions. Post your questions and share your answers in the “comments” area at the bottom. Good luck!

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If the ratio of domestic stamps to foreign stamps in a collection is 1:5, then 20 percent of the total stamp collection is represented by domestic stamps. | ||

A store item that has been discounted first by 20 percent and then by 25 percent is now selling at 45 percent of its original price. | ||

The probability of tossing a normal six-sided die twice and getting at least one six is calculated as 1/6 + 1/6 = 1/3. | ||

Multiplying a number by 1.3 is the same as dividing that same number by 0.7. | ||

The ratios of the length of the sides of a right triangle with corresponding angle measures of 30°-60°-90° is 1-2-√3. | ||

The following is a grammatically correct sentence: “Jonathan not only likes movies but also books.” | ||

The statement “some lawyers are rich people” does not imply reciprocality because “some rich people might not be lawyers.” | ||

Whereas the conclusion and evidence of an argument are always explicit, the assumption of an argument may or may not be explicit. | ||

The Analysis of an Argument essay is more effective if written using some personal examples and anecdotes. | ||

The best way to read a GMAT Reading Comprehension passage is to read line by line, starting from the top and proceeding to the bottom |

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