PRACTICE TEST 2

Section III : Analytical Section

Time: 30 Minutes                                       Questions 25

 Directions: All questions are based on a passage or set of conditions. While answering a few of the questions, you would find it useful to draw a rough diagram. To answer any question, choose the answer you think is most appropriate among the given options.

Questions 1 - 2

I. The platform can seat five individuals in a row.
II. Philip is seated at one end of the table.
III. John is seated next to Oscar.
IV. Only one person is seated next to Samuel.
V. Jerry always refuses to sit next to Philip.

1. Which could be a possible seating order?

(A) Philip, John, Oscar, Samuel, Jerry
(B) Philip, Jerry, Oscar, John, Samuel
(C) Jerry, Samuel, Oscar, Philip, John
(D) Samuel, Oscar, John, Jerry, Philip
(E) Samuel, Jerry, Oscar, John, Philip

2. Among the following statements, which of the following must always be true?

(A) Jerry must always sit next to John.
(B) Jerry must always sit next to Oscar.
(C) There must always be two people between Philip and Jerry.
(D) Oscar can never sit next to Philip.
(E) There can be, at most, one person between Samuel and John.

Questions 3 - 4

It is seen that usually students, who are excused from Freshman composition write better than the students, who take the course. Thus, we can conclude that by dropping the freshman composition course we can encourage better writing.

1. The reasoning in the above discussion has a major discrepancy, which is that:

(A) it is based on a purely subjective judgement
(B) no evidence has been cited for the statements
(C) it confuses cause and effect
(D) the argument does not take into account any of the long-term effects of the course
(E) it makes an assumption that all freshman composition courses are essentially alike

Test 2

Section 1 : Verbal Section

Section 2 : Quantitative Section

Section 3 : Analytical Section

Section 4 : Quantitative Section

Section 5 : Verbal Section

Section 6 : Analytical Section