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GRE: Punch of the Week (23-Feb-10)

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What is "Punch Of The Week"?
  • Every week Learnhub's team will post one question each on Verbal Ability and Quantitative Ability of the GRE Test Preparation
  • Members can post their answers along with explanations for the next one week.
  • After one week, Learnhub's team will post the official answer along with the explanation.Besides answering the previous week's questions, Learnhub's Team will come up with the next set of questions for that week as well.
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This Week's Punches

Sentence Completion

Devon was the --- of fitness; therefore, the coach --- him from running laps.

(A) extension .. forbade
(B) epitome .. exempted
(C) insurance .. prohibited
(D) nihilist .. preempted
(E) clinician .. nominated

Problem Solving


For some value of m, 5(m + 2) = n. After the value of m is increased by 3, 5(m + 2) = p. What is the value of p - n?

(A) 5
(B) 10
(C) 15
(D) 20
(E) 25


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  1. msksudheer saidTue, 02 Mar 2010 08:53:35 -0000 ( Link )

    according to me answers for these questions may b as following

    for sentence completion its (B) epitome .. exempted

    and for problem solving its (B) 10

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  2. reddybhu saidWed, 03 Mar 2010 04:01:08 -0000 ( Link )

    Ithink B for sentence and
    C f or problem solving answer answer

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  3. sam02 saidThu, 04 Mar 2010 10:59:23 -0000 ( Link )

    Sentence Completion – (B) epitome .. exempted

    Problem – © 15
    5(m+2) = n and 5((m+3)+2) = p
    hence p – n = 15

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  4. abcubed3 saidMon, 15 Mar 2010 15:42:26 -0000 ( Link )

    I think is SC- ‘C’ and Q- ‘C’

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