

Author Archive  JeffGRE Question of the Day (July 30th)Math In a certain game, a large bag is filled with blue, green, purple and red chips worth 1, 5, x and 11 points each, respectively. The purple chips are worth more than the green chips, but less than the red chips. A certain number of... GRE Question of the Day (July 29th)Verbal Breaking with established musical traditions, Stravinsky was (i) ___________ composer whose (ii) _______ works infuriated the traditionalists of his day. Blank (i) Blank (ii) (A) a derivative (D) hackneyed (B) an uncontroversial (E) heterodox (C) an iconoclastic (F)euphonious Correct Answer  C, E  (click and drag your mouse to see the answer) Question Discussion &... GRE Question of the Day (July 28th)Math A fair die is rolled once and a fair coin is flipped once. What is the probability that either the die will land on 3 or that the coin will land on heads?A. 1/2B. 5/12C. 7/12D. 2/3E. 3/4 Correct Answer  C  (click and drag your... GRE Question of the Day (July 27th)Verbal The magazine article was ____(i)____ about the police commissioner’s accomplishments. Although some lawyers’ groups argued against the appropriateness of his tactics, the double digit drop in the crime rate since his appointment suggests that all the journalist’s praise was ____(ii)____. Blank (i) Blank (ii) (A) effusive (D) specious (B) tentative (E)... GRE Question of the Day (July 26th)Math A “Sophie Germain” prime is any positive prime number p for which 2p + 1 is also prime. The product of all the possible units digits of Sophie Germain primes greater than 5 isA. 3B. 7C. 21D. 27E. 189 Correct Answer  D  (click and drag... GRE Question of the Day (July 23rd)Math k is a positive integer and 225 and 216 are both divisors of k. If \({k = 2^a \times 3^b \times 5^c}\), where a, b and are positive integers, what is the least possible value of \({a + b + c}\)?(A) 4(B) 5(C) 6(D) 7(E)... GRE Question of the Day (July 22nd)Verbal The legitimacy of a fledgling political party is highly dependent on the decorum of its members, since the _______ behavior of any one person can be used to disparage an entire movement. A. garrulousB. debauchedC. reticentD. profligateE. cogentF. capricious Correct Answer  B, D  (click and drag... GRE Question of the Day (July 21st)Math Each of 100 balls has an integer value from 1 to 8, inclusive, painted on the surface. The number \({Nx}\) of balls representing integer x is defined by the formula \({Nx = 18 –(x – 4)^2}\).What is the interquartile range of the 100 integers?(A) 1.5(B) 2.0(C)... GRE Question of the Day (July 20th)Verbal The _______ group in the adjoining room made it difficult for students taking the midterm examination to concentrate. Blank (i) (A) obstreperous (B) quiescent (C) rapacious (D) enervated (E) antagonistic Correct Answer  A  (click and drag your mouse to see the answer) Question Discussion & Explanation GRE Question of the Day (July 19th)Math The two lines are tangent to the circle. If \({AC = 10}\) and \({AB = 10 [square_root]3[/square_root]}\), what is the area of the circle?A) \({100 \pi}\)B) \({150 \pi}\)C) \({200 \pi}\)D) \({250 \pi}\)E) \({300 \pi}\) Correct Answer  E  (click and drag your mouse to see the... 