Questions and Solutions for GRE Practice Test Second Edition. (Quantitative Reasoning Section 5 Part 5)

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These are explanations and step by step solutions for the second edition of the ETS Practice Book for the Paper-Based GRE Revised General Test (Quantitative Reasoning Section 5).

GRE Practice Test Second Edition - Complete Paper (pdf)

Questions 10 to 25 have several different formats. Unless otherwise directed, select a single answer choice.

For Numeric Entry questions, follow the instructions below.

Numeric Entry Questions

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• Your answer may be an integer, a decimal, or a fraction, and it may be negative.

• Equivalent forms of the correct answer, such as 2.5 and 2.50, are all correct. Fractions do not need to be reduced to lowest terms, though you may need to reduce your fraction to fit in the grid.

• Enter the exact answer unless the question asks you to round your answer.

• If a question asks for a fraction, the grid will have a built-in division slash (/). Otherwise, the grid will have a decimal point available.

• Start your answer in any column, space permitting. Fill in no more than one circle in any column of the grid. Columns not needed should be left blank.

• Write your answer in the boxes at the top of the grid and fill in the corresponding circles. You will receive credit only if the circles are filled in correctly, regardless of the number written in the boxes at the top.

GRE Practice Test Second Edition. (Quantitative Reasoning Section 5 solution for question 18)

18. Based on the information given, which of the following statements must be true? Indicate all such statements.

A. In 2000 France’s gasoline tax revenue as a percent of its total tax revenue was greater than 20.4 percent.

B. In 2000 the price per gallon of gasoline was greater in Norway than it was in Spain.

C. In 2000 Germany’s gasoline tax revenue was more than 3 times its tobacco tax revenue.

GRE Practice Test Second Edition. (Quantitative Reasoning Section 5 solution for question 19)

19. In 2000 the amount of Germany’s gasoline tax revenue was approximately what percent less than the amount of its income tax revenue?

A. 10%

B. 20%

C. 30%

D. 40%

E. 50%

20. If Germany’s total tax revenue in 2000 was approximately $170 billion, approximately what was the amount of the total retail gasoline sales in Germany that year?

A. $10 billion

B. $20 billion

C. $30 billion

D. $40 billion

E. $50 billion

GRE Practice Test Second Edition. (Quantitative Reasoning Section 5 solution for question 21)

21. Of the 180 judges appointed by a certain President, 30 percent were women and 25 percent were from minority groups. If 1/9 of the women appointed were from minority groups, how many of the judges appointed were neither women nor from minority groups?

A. 75

B. 81

C. 87

D. 93

E. 99

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