Editorial:An arrest made by a Midville police officer is provisional until the officer has taken the suspect to the police station and the watch commander has officially approved the arrest. Such approval is denied if the commander judges that the evidence on which the provisional arrest i...
Which of the following most logically completes the passage? A certain tropical island received food donations in the form of powdered milk for distribution to its poorest residents, who were thought to be malnourished. Subsequently, the rate of liver cancers among those islanders increase...
Smithtown University’s fund-raisers succeeded in getting donations from 80 percent of the potential donors they contacted. This success rate, exceptionally high for university fund-raisers, does not indicate that they were doing a good job. On the contrary, since the people most likely...
The quality of unrefined olive oil is not actually defined in terms of acidity, yet extensive tests have shown that the less free oleic acid an unrefined olive oil contains per liter, the higher its quality. The proportion of free oleic acid that an olive oil contains is an accurate measu...
Insect infestations in certain cotton-growing regions of the world have caused dramatic increase in the price of cotton on the world market. By contrast, the price of soybeans has long remained stable. Knowing that cotton plants mature quickly, many soybean growers in Ortovia plan to cease...
The World Wildlife Fund has declared that global warming, a phenomenon most scientists agree to be caused by human beings in burning fossil fuels, will create havoc among migratory birds by altering the environment in ways harmful to their habitats.
New theories propose that catastrophic impacts of asteroids and comets may have caused reversals in the Earth’s magnetic field, the onset of ice ages, splitting apart continents 80 million years ago, and great volcanic eruptions.
A firm that specializes in the analysis of handwriting claims from a one-page writing sample that it can assess more than 300 personality traits, including enthusiasm, imagination, and ambition.
Sales of wines declined in the late 1980s, but they began to grow again after the 1991 report that linked moderate consumption of alcohol, and particularly of red wine, with a reduced risk of heart disease.
She was less successful after she had emigrated to New York compared to her native Germany, photographer Lotte Jacobi nevertheless earned a small group of discerning admirers, and her photographs were eventually exhibited in prestigious galleries across the United States.
A distributor sells a product through an on-line store, which takes a commission of 20 percent off the price set by the distributor. The distributor obtains the product from a producer at th...
The ratio of South Korean aircraft to North Korean aircraft was 1 to 3. After the North announced it would acquire nuclear weapons, the U.S. transferred 60 aircraft to South Korea. Then, the...
Oil revenue in the amount of x million dollars, x being an even number, is divided among 11 Russian oligarchs, giving each a fixed sum plus a remainder of 10 million for the government. Whic...
If the area of the triangle above is 35,what is the value of k?
Jack, Tom, Beth, and Ruth are each competing to paint one side of a square fence. The fastest, Jack, painted his side in 13 hours, the slowest, Tom, painted his side in 14 hours. Which of th...
If x > 0 and y < 0, which of the following IS necessarily true?
If and N,S,p, and q are positive numbers, then in terms of N,S, and q what does p equal?
How many three-digit numbers begin with a digit which represents an odd number that is a prime, have a prime number as a second digit, and end with a digit that represents an odd number?
Which of the following can be odd?I. The sum of 7 consecutive integersII. The sum of 10 consecutive integersIII. The product of 13 consecutive integers
Rectangular region ABCD shown above is partitioned into four identical smaller rectangular regions. Then similar partitioning is performed twice. If the smallest rectangular region thus obta...
How many factors of 80 are greater than ?
The relationship between quantities m and n is expressed by the equation 11m = 5(n - 42). If the difference between the two chosen values of n is 30, what is the difference in the correspond...
The value of the product of u and v is equal to twenty times the ratio of the value obtained by subtracting v from u to the value of v. If v equals 4,what is the value of u?
The population of Country S is 10 million people less than the population of Country J. If in 5 years, Country J has twice as many people as Country S, how many people will live in Country S...
The value of v is given by the formula v = 13u. If u is an integer greater than 35 and less than 41, then which of the following is the value of v?
What is the value of if
An investor bought shares of stock for $75 per share and later sold his shares for $30. What was the percent change in the share price?
Each new driving offense results in increasing penalty points per offense on a driver's "rap sheet". A driver gets one point for the first offense, and the incremental increase...
10.8 grams of a certain chemical make only 9 percent of the total yield of a chemical reaction. If a lab technician observes 13.5 grams of this chemical, what percent of the total yield does...
of all students at Social High are in all three of the following clubs: Albanian, Bardic, and Checkmate. of all students are in Albanian, are in Bardic, and ...