# GMAT Sample Questions

## GMAT sample questions

In the succeeding paragraphs, a sample question for each of the sections is given. The candidates can have a look at these questions to understand the types of questions asked in the exam.

## Analytical Writing Assessment

This section has two sub sections i.e. the analysis of an issue and the analysis of an argument. The candidate has to understand the topic well and give reasoning in support of the issue as well as the argument in a logical manner. A representative question for both the subsections is given in the succeeding paragraphs.

## Analysis of an Issue

Read the statement and the instructions that follow it and then make notes that will help you plan your response.

Our senses enable us to perceive and understand the world. It is through our senses that we experience the world. One should take care of his sense organs.

To what extent do you agree or disagree with the opinion. Support your views with reasons and examples.

## Analysis of an Argument

Read the statement and discuss how well reasoned you find this argument. Be sure to analyze the reasoning.

Money vs Happiness. Happiness is the state of mind, which is not dependent on money. In a way, money makes the world go round, but money cannot buy happiness. It depends only on the individual how he keeps himself happy.

Quantitative Section For this section you need to be well prepared in algebra, arithmetic, geometry, number systems, percentages, permutation, combination and probability. This section has questions divided into two sub sections namely problem solving and data sufficiency. For better understanding, GMAT sample question for each sub section are given below.

Problem Solving In this subsection you have to solve the problem and give the best choice out the number of choices given.

Data sufficiency The problems in this sub section consist of a question and two statements, labeled (1) and (2), in which certain data are given. You have to decide whether the data given in the statements are sufficient for answering the question. Using the data given in the statements and with your knowledge of mathematics, you have to indicate the correct choice.

Q1. If A has the value 45, find the value of B.

(1) The average of A and B is 80.

(2) The value of A is greater than B.

• First statement ALONE is enough, but the second statement is not.
• Second statement ALONE is enough, but the first statement is not
• The statements TOGETHER are enough, but NEITHER is enough alone
• EACH statement is enough alone
• Both the statements are NOT enough

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