quantitative comparison practice set

Posted on January 30, 2010

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1. x = current ability to solve supposedly algebra-level math

Column A
x / years since you passed AP Calculus like a pro
Column B
x / debilitating fear of complete ineptitude

A) The quantity in Column A is greater.
B) The quantity in Column B is greater.
C) The quantities are equal.
D) The relationship cannot be determined from the information given.

2. Paul started studying for the GRE x weeks ago.

Column A
26x
Column B
the length of time his GRE study book sat without being touched

A) The quantity in Column A is greater.
B) The quantity in Column B is greater.
C) The quantities are equal.
D) The relationship cannot be determined from the information given.

3. 0 < amount of effort spent studying < a billion

Column A
(amount of effort spent studying) – (hastiness of studying)
Column B
((amount of effort spent studying) (ounces of jelly belly jelly beans consumed)) /
(number of porcelain onlays that fell out again while consuming jelly beans)

A) The quantity in Column A is greater.
B) The quantity in Column B is greater.
C) The quantities are equal.
D) The relationship cannot be determined from the information given.

Solutions:
1. A
2. C
3. B

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