Tejas Patni asked • 4 minutes ago

Is p + q > r + s?

1) p > r + s

2) q > r + s

2) q > r + s

- a)Exactly one of the statements can answer the question
- b)Both statements are required to answer the question
- c)Each statement can answer the question individually
- d)More information is required as the information provided is insufficient to answer the question

Correct answer is option 'D'. Can you explain this answer?

Every day, Tom walks from his home to his office, via the same route, covering s feet at a speed of x feet per minute. Today he took a different route and ended up walking 10% more than he usually does, at a speed that was 100 meters per minute faster than his usual speed. What is the percentage change in the time he took today compared to the time he takes on a usual day? (1 feet =0.3 meter)

Test Accouint answered • 5 days ago

Shekhar Suman asked • 5 hours ago

Set A: {-11, 0, 0, 11}

Set B: {2, 4, 6, 8}

Set C: {50, 51, 52, 53}

Set D: {12, 12, 12, 12}

Which of the following sets have a maximum & minimum standard deviation respectively?

- a)Max: A, Min: B
- b)Max: B, Min: C
- c)Max: C, Min: D
- d)Max: B, Min: D
- e)Max: A, Min: D

Correct answer is option 'E'. Can you explain this answer?

SANDANSHI PRACHI MILIND asked • 9 hours ago

All numbers used are real numbers.

A figure accompanying a data sufficiency question will conform to the information given in the question but will not necessarily conform to the additional information given in statements (1) and (2).

Lines shown as straight can be assumed to be straight and lines that appear jagged can also be assumed to be straight.

You may assume that the positions of points, angles, regions, etc. exist in the order shown and that angle measures are greater than zero.

All figures lie in a plane unless otherwise indicated.

Q.

When Y is divided by 2, is the remainder 1?

1. (-1)^{(Y+2)} = -1

2. Y is prime.

1. (-1)

2. Y is prime.

Ajaie Radhamanalan asked • 11 hours ago

The Erythrovirus412, which affects farmed Atlantic salmon, infects human beings by adhering to red blood cells. The virus elevates the body’s white blood cell count, indicating that the body is fighting an infection. Surprisingly, when a group of recently-infected people were tested, the proportion of white blood cells compared to red blood cells in their bodies was similar to that of an uninfected person.

Which of the following, if true, most helps to explain the surprising finding?

Tanushree Sethi asked • 15 hours ago

Analyst 1: Many parents take their children along when they go for shopping for toys because they want to know whether the children will really enjoy playing with a toy before buying it for them. But in many cases, children ask for toys that are either out of their parents’ budgets or are somewhat unsafe for the children. Either way, it is not a good idea to take children along when shopping for toys.

Analyst 2: But since parents have the ultimate authority to decide whether to purchase a particular toy, your consideration is not valid.

Which of the following, if true, most helps to strengthen the conclusion drawn by analyst 1?

Tejas Patni asked • 16 hours ago

Choice overload is a term used to describe the effects of having too many options to choose from while making a decision. Under such conditions, people usually feel paralyzed and as a result are unable to make decisions for themselves. However, various studies have shown that when making decisions for others, people face what is called “reverse-choice overload”. In other words, people are enthused and more decisive while making decisions from a wide variety of available options. Clearly, people are less careful while making decisions for others and hence are not overwhelmed with the stress to make the choice.

Which of the following, if true, provides the most support for the argument?

Ashwitha K S asked • 16 hours ago

Customers are aware that most of the faults that arise in their mobile phones are due to the excessive exposure of these phones to moisture or water. Accordingly, engineers at Talkit Inc. have developed a water-resistant phone that can stay underwater for at least 30 minutes without any resultant damage to either its hardware or software. However, since the manufacturing cost of the phone is anywhere between 25-30% more than that of an ordinary phone, trade analysts have predicted that the phone will be very expensive and as such not be able to find enough customers.

Which of the following, if true, argues in favor of the assertion that the analysts’ prediction is premature?

Riku Kumar asked • 16 hours ago

Parent: It is as misleading to conclude that decreasing attendance in after-school extra classes shows that our children’s academic requirements are finally being fully met in regularly-scheduled classes as it is to reason that teachers do not get negative ratings from students because students respect and admire teachers. The real cause behind the decreasing attendance is that the same teachers who teach the regular classes teach the after-school ones, and students don’t like the methodology used by these teachers in the first place.

The parent’s statements, if true, best support which of the following conclusions?

Kiran Rockzz asked • 16 hours ago

If a, b, c and d are positive real numbers, is

- a)Statement (1) ALONE is sufficient, but statement (2) alone is not sufficient to answer the question asked.
- b)Statement (2) ALONE is sufficient, but statement (1) alone is not sufficient to answer the question asked.
- c)BOTH statements (1) and (2) TOGETHER are sufficient to answer the question asked, but NEITHER statement ALONE is sufficient to answer the question asked.
- d)EACH statement ALONE is sufficient to answer the question asked.
- e)Statements (1) and (2) TOGETHER are NOT sufficient to answer the question asked, and additional data specific to the problem are needed.

Correct answer is option 'B'. Can you explain this answer?

Aaditya Sharma asked • 21 hours ago

Eating fish and other foods rich in omega-3 fatty acids could help people maintain healthy brains as they age as well as protect their hearts, new research suggests. Per this research, participants with low levels of omega-3 fatty acids in their blood had slightly smaller brains and scored lower on memory and cognitive tests than people with higher blood levels of omega-3s.

The researchers then looked at and ranked the level of omega-3 fatty acids in the participants' blood. People who scored in the bottom 25% in omega-3 fatty acid levels were compared with the rest of the study participants. Researchers found that those who had the lowest level of omega-3 fatty acid levels in their blood had lower brain gray matter volume compared with those with higher levels.

Gray matter volume is crucial to brain health. When it remains higher, brain health is being maintained. Decrease in gray matter volume indicates that brain cells are shrinking. The findings showed that consumption of baked or broiled fish on a weekly basis was positively associated with retention of gray matter volume in several areas of the brain. In fact the greater hippocampal, posterior cingulate, and orbital frontal cortex volumes obtained by optimal fish consumption led to reduced risk of contracting MCI or Alzheimer’s by almost five-fold.

The most recent U.S. dietary guidelines—released last year—recommend at least two servings of seafood a week. Some doctors and diet experts recommend that patients consume fish three times a week or take fish-oil supplements so they get enough omega-3 fatty acids to obtain health benefits.

The experiment discussed in paragraph 2 suggests

Parth Gajera asked • yesterday

If *k* is a positive integer. Is *k* a prime number??

1) No integers between "2" and "square root of *k*" inclusive divides *k* evenly

2) No integers between 2 and *k*/2 divides *k* evenly, and *k* is greater than 5.

- a)Exactly one of the statements can answer the question
- b)Both statements are required to answer the question
- c)Each statement can answer the question individually
- d)More information is required as the information provided is insufficient to answer the question

Correct answer is option 'C'. Can you explain this answer?

Tejas Patni asked • yesterday

Is z + z < z?

1) -4z > 4z

2) z^{3} < z^{2}

2) z

- a)Exactly one of the statements can answer the question
- b)Both statements are required to answer the question
- c)Each statement can answer the question individually
- d)More information is required as the information provided is insufficient to answer the question

Correct answer is option 'A'. Can you explain this answer?

Himanshu Bharti asked • yesterday

The numbers *x *and *y *are three-digit positive integers, and *x *+ *y *is a four-digit integer. The tens digit of *x *equals 7 and the tens digit of *y *equals 5. If *x *< *y*, which of the following must be true?

I. The units digit of *x *+ *y *is greater than the units digit of either *x *or *y*.

II. The tens digit of*x *+ *y *equals 2.

III. The hundreds digit of*y *is at least 5.

II. The tens digit of

III. The hundreds digit of

- a)II only
- b)III only
- c)I and III only
- d)II and III only

Correct answer is option 'B'. Can you explain this answer?

Tejas Patni asked • yesterday

p is an integer, n is an integer and p/n is an integer. Is p/n=odd?

1) p is divisible by 4

2) n is divisible by 4

2) n is divisible by 4

- a)Exactly one of the statements can answer the question
- b)Both statements are required to answer the question
- c)Each statement can answer the question individually
- d)More information is required as the information provided is insufficient to answer the question

Correct answer is option 'D'. Can you explain this answer?

Test Accouint asked • yesterday

Megan and David start running along the perimeter of a square park. To make one round of the park, Megan takes 1 minute and

David takes 1 minute and 36 seconds. If both Megan and David burn 24 calories in making one round of the park, in how much

time will Megan have burnt 120 calories more than David?

David takes 1 minute and 36 seconds. If both Megan and David burn 24 calories in making one round of the park, in how much

time will Megan have burnt 120 calories more than David?

- a)8 minutes 40 seconds
- b)13 minutes 20 seconds
- c)18 minutes 54 seconds
- d)19 minutes 30 seconds
- e)A unique value cannot be determined

Correct answer is option 'B'. Can you explain this answer?

Jaismin Harneja asked • yesterday

The *Husbands of Fierce Women*, a volunteer service organization, __admits as members only men who can prove problem__ from the wife or a member of her family.

- a)admits as members, only men who can prove problem
- b)admits as members, men who can prove problem
- c)only admit as members, men who can prove problem
- d)admits as members, men who can prove problem only

Correct answer is option 'A'. Can you explain this answer?

Nani Aaryan asked • yesterday

When 15*n*, where *n* is a positive integer, is divided by 6, the remainder is *x*. What is the value of *x*?

1) When *n* is divided by 2, the remainder is 0. ?

2) When *n* is divided by 3, the remainder is 0. ?

- a)Exactly one of the statements can answer the question
- b)Both statements are required to answer the question
- c)Each statement can answer the question individually
- d)More information is required as the information provided is insufficient to answer the question

Correct answer is option 'A'. Can you explain this answer?

NEHA PAUL asked • yesterday

Triathlete Dan runs along a 2-mile stretch of river and then swims back along the same route. If Dan runs at a rate of 10 miles per hour and swims at a rate of 6 miles per hour, what is his average rate for the entire trip in miles per minute?

- a)1/8
- b)2/15
- c)3/15
- d)1/4
- e)3/8

Correct answer is option 'A'. Can you explain this answer?

Karthik Kamath asked • 2 days ago

Before the final test, Henry Sloan, along with other former teachers at the top institutes, helped create, what __had become known as the Ultimate Success, and were__ responsible for leading hundreds, if not thousands, of students to IVY Leagues.

- a)had become known as the Ultimate Success, and were
- b)would become known as the Ultimate Success, and were
- c)had become known as the Ultimate Success, and was
- d)would become known as the Ultimate Success, and was

Correct answer is option 'D'. Can you explain this answer?

ANIMISH NILESH VAZE asked • 2 days ago

Many fear the epidemic of obesity in America; the amount of food consumed perperson in America is __as much as thrice that consumed in Japan.__

- a)as much as thrice that consumed in Japan
- b)as much as thrice that of Japan’s consumption
- c)up to three times of Japan’s consumption
- d)up to three times what Japanese consumed
- e)up to triple the amount the Japanese consumed

Correct answer is option 'A'. Can you explain this answer?

Himanshu Bharti asked • 2 days ago

What is the greatest common factor of the positive integers *j *and *k*?

(1) *k *= *j *+ 1?

(2) *jk *is divisible by 5.

- a)Exactly one of the statements can answer the question
- b)Both statements are required to answer the question
- c)Each statement can answer the question individually
- d)More information is required as the information provided is insufficient to answer the question

Correct answer is option 'A'. Can you explain this answer?

Tejas Patni asked • 2 days ago

If z_{1}, z_{2}, z_{3},..........,z_{n} is a series of consecutive +ve integers, is the sum of all the integers in this series odd?

1) Average of all the numbers in the series is odd

2) n is odd

2) n is odd

- a)Exactly one of the statements can answer the question
- b)Both statements are required to answer the question
- c)Each statement can answer the question individually
- d)More information is required as the information provided is insufficient to answer the question

Correct answer is option 'A'. Can you explain this answer?

Tejas Patni asked • 2 days ago

Alex and Hales started rowing towards one another at constant speeds and met after rowing for an hour. The initial distance between Alex and Hales was 20 kilometers and Alex rowed downstream while Hales rowed upstream during this journey. On some other day, the time taken by Alex alone, rowing at the same constant speed, to cover the distance between these two points going upstream was 75 minutes more than the time taken by him to cover the same distance going downstream. What was the time taken in hours by Hales to cover 20 kilometers going upstream? Assume the speed of the stream to be 4 kilometers per hour

- a)1.25
- b)1.6
- c)2.5
- d)5
- e)8

Correct answer is option 'D'. Can you explain this answer?

Tejas Patni asked • 2 days ago

On a Monday, John left from his home for his office at 09:05 AM and reached his office at 10:00 AM. On Tuesday, he left from his home for his office 15 minutes later than the time he left his home on Monday and reached his office 4 minutes later than the time he reached his office on Monday. If on Tuesday, John drove at an average speed that was 15 kilometres per hour faster than his average speed on Monday, how far in kilometres was his office from his home?

- a)50
- b)55
- c)60
- d)65
- e)75

Correct answer is option 'B'. Can you explain this answer?

Tejas Patni asked • 2 days ago

A man starts rowing from Point A in the direction of the water flow at a constant speed of 10 kilometers per hour. After rowing for 10 kilometers, he remembers that he forgot an important object at Point A and turns back to get it. After getting the object, he starts moving again in the direction of water flow, but due to an onset of exhaustion, he now rows at a constant speed of 8 kilometers per hour. After rowing for 26 kilometers, he reaches Point D, where he rests for 1 hour, and then resumes his journey in the same direction, rowing at a constant speed of 9 kilometers per hour, till he reaches Point B, which is 14 kilometers downstream from Point D. If the speed of water flow is 5 kilometers per hour, what is the average speed of the man for the entire journey?

Zannatul Ferdous asked • 2 days ago

Software’s programming difficulties, __already made acute by the rising costs, threatens__ to become even more severe as a result of lobbying by special-interest groups.

- a)already made acute by the rising costs, threatens
- b)already made acute by the rising costs, threaten
- c)already made acuter by the rising costs, threaten
- d)after having been made acute by rising costs, threatens

Correct answer is option 'B'. Can you explain this answer?

Hariharan Shanmugam asked • 2 days ago

Seven different numbers are selected from the integers 1 to 100, and each number is divided by 7. What is the sum of the remainders?

1) The range of the seven remainders is 6. ?

2) The seven numbers selected are consecutive integers. ?

- a)Exactly one of the statements can answer the question
- b)Both statements are required to answer the question
- c)Each statement can answer the question individually
- d)More information is required as the information provided is insufficient to answer the question

Correct answer is option 'B'. Can you explain this answer?

Tejas Patni asked • 2 days ago

James started from his home and drove eastwards at a constant speed. Exactly 90 minutes after James stated from his home, his brother Patrick started from the same point and drove in the same direction as James did at a different constant speed. Patrick overtook James exactly 90 minutes after Patrick started his journey and then continued driving at the same speed for another 2 hours. By what percentage should Patrick reduce his speed so that James could catch up with Patrick in exactly 8 hours after Patrick overtook James?

- a)25%
- b)33%
- c)50%
- d)67%
- e)75%

Correct answer is option 'D'. Can you explain this answer?

Tejas Patni asked • 2 days ago

The table above shows the minimum and the maximum running speeds of two animals. If Animal A runs between two poles that

are placed 20 metres apart in 3 seconds and Animal B runs between the same poles in 4 seconds, which of the following

cannot be the value of X?

are placed 20 metres apart in 3 seconds and Animal B runs between the same poles in 4 seconds, which of the following

cannot be the value of X?

I. 23

II. 26

III. 27

II. 26

III. 27

- a)I only
- b)II only
- c)III only
- d)I, II and III
- e)None of the above

Correct answer is option 'D'. Can you explain this answer?

Deepika Gulati asked • 3 days ago

After his first semester in college, Thomas is applying for a scholarship that has a minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) requirement of 3.5. The point values of pertinent college grades are given in the table below. If Thomas took 5 courses, each with an equal weight for GPA calculations, and received two grades of A^{-}, one grade of B^{+}, and one grade of B, what is the lowest grade that Thomas could receive for his fifth class to qualify for the scholarship?

- a)A
- b)B+
- c)B
- d)B-
- e)C+

Correct answer is option 'A'. Can you explain this answer?

Franklyn Ebuka asked • 3 days ago

A book publishing company released 100 books last year. Three-fifth of the released books were fiction and all the remaining were non-fiction. 20% of fiction has at least 350 pages. And 80% of the non-fiction has less than 350 pages. How many of the released books has less than 350 pages?

- a)12
- b)20
- c)32
- d)48
- e)80

Correct answer is option 'E'. Can you explain this answer?

Tejas Patni asked • 3 days ago

A boat travels from Point A to Point B in the direction of water and then returns to Point A. In still water, the boat travels at a

speed of 28 kilometres per hour. If the speed of the water current is 4 kilometres per hour and the time taken for the round-trip is 2

hours and 55 minutes, what is the total distance travelled by the boat in the round trip?

speed of 28 kilometres per hour. If the speed of the water current is 4 kilometres per hour and the time taken for the round-trip is 2

hours and 55 minutes, what is the total distance travelled by the boat in the round trip?

- a)40 kilometres
- b)71 kilometres
- c)80 kilometres
- d)82 kilometres
- e)86 kilometres

Correct answer is option 'C'. Can you explain this answer?

Aaditya Sharma asked • 3 days ago

The role of nurturing in determining one’s behavioral traits has been hotly contested. Historically, geneticists believed that behavioral traits are inherited. After all, many properties of the brain are genetically organized and don't depend on information coming in from the senses. Since active genes are essentially inherited, most traditional geneticists believe that nurturing environment plays little role in shaping one’s behavioral traits.

However, a new line of research indicated that methyl groups can activate dormant genes, bringing about a slew of changes much later in a person’s life. The methyl group works like a placeholder in a cookbook, attaching to the DNA within each cell to select only those recipes - er, genes - necessary for that particular cell’s proteins, telling the DNA what kind of cells to form. The first such observation was in which methyl groups activated by causes ranging from exposure to certain chemicals to changes in diet set off a cascade of cellular changes resulting in cancer. Because methyl groups are attached to the genes, residing beside but separate from the double-helix DNA code, their study is dubbed epigenetics - “epi” referring to Greek for outer or above.

Behavioral geneticists, encouraged by this discovery proved that traumatic experiences such as child neglect, drug abuse, or other severe stresses also set off epigenetic changes to the DNA inside the neurons of a person’s brain, permanently altering behavior. Similarly, through multivariate analysis, they proved that identical twins, in scenarios where one twin has gone through a life altering event, can have vastly different reaction to a stressful situation.

The primary purpose of the passage is to

Dream Snooker asked • 3 days ago

Set A consists of all prime numbers between 10 and 25; Set B consists of consecutive even integers, and set C consists of consecutive multiples of 7. If all the three sets have an equal number of terms, which of the following represents the ranking of these sets in an ascending order of the standard deviation?

- a)C, A, B
- b)A, B, C
- c)C, B, A
- d)B, C, A
- e)B, A, C

Correct answer is option 'E'. Can you explain this answer?

Deepika Gulati asked • 3 days ago

What is the ratio of milk to water in a milk solution, if the solution contains only these 2 ingredients?

I) The volume of milk is 80% of the total solution.

II) The volume of water is 20% of the total solution.

- a)Statement (1) ALONE is sufficient, but statement (2) alone is not sufficient to answer the question asked.
- b)Statement (2) ALONE is sufficient, but statement (1) alone is not sufficient to answer the question asked.
- c)BOTH statements (1) and (2) TOGETHER are sufficient to answer the question asked, but NEITHER statement ALONE is sufficient to answer the question asked.
- d)EACH statement ALONE is sufficient to answer the question asked.
- e)Statements (1) and (2) TOGETHER are NOT sufficient to answer the question asked, and additional data specific to the problem are needed.

Correct answer is option 'D'. Can you explain this answer?

JITENDRA KUMAR YADAV asked • 3 days ago

In an attempt to improve the economic and social welfare of the people, the government has recently announced a scheme under which it will provide certain staple foods at 30% discount to the authorized dealers. The reduction in the prices of these foods will significantly improve the economic conditions of the people from low income groups.

Which of the following would be most useful to establish in evaluating the argument?

Tejas Patni asked • 4 days ago

Automation, the trademark of a modern economy, is essential to maximizing a country's economic production while minimizing its costs. Health care executives want to increase revenues while reducing costs. Consequently, they propose significantly greater automation of health care. Yet, this should be rejected. Radical automation of health care would cause patients to lose trust in the system as the health care they would receive would lack the in-person care that studies show patients desire.

Q. Which of the following expresses the main point of the argument?

Q. Which of the following expresses the main point of the argument?

- a)Health care should not be heavily automated
- b)Patients desire customized in-person care
- c)Trends in the general economy do not apply to the health care industry
- d)Health care executives are becoming too greedy
- e)Due to economic forces, automation of health care is eventually inevitable

Correct answer is option 'A'. Can you explain this answer?

Navya Johny asked • 4 days ago

Eating fish and other foods rich in omega-3 fatty acids could help people maintain healthy brains as they age as well as protect their hearts, new research suggests. Per this research, participants with low levels of omega-3 fatty acids in their blood had slightly smaller brains and scored lower on memory and cognitive tests than people with higher blood levels of omega-3s.

The researchers then looked at and ranked the level of omega-3 fatty acids in the participants' blood. People who scored in the bottom 25% in omega-3 fatty acid levels were compared with the rest of the study participants. Researchers found that those who had the lowest level of omega-3 fatty acid levels in their blood had lower brain gray matter volume compared with those with higher levels.

Gray matter volume is crucial to brain health. When it remains higher, brain health is being maintained. Decrease in gray matter volume indicates that brain cells are shrinking. The findings showed that consumption of baked or broiled fish on a weekly basis was positively associated with retention of gray matter volume in several areas of the brain. In fact the greater hippocampal, posterior cingulate, and orbital frontal cortex volumes obtained by optimal fish consumption led to reduced risk of contracting MCI or Alzheimer’s by almost five-fold.

The most recent U.S. dietary guidelines—released last year—recommend at least two servings of seafood a week. Some doctors and diet experts recommend that patients consume fish three times a week or take fish-oil supplements so they get enough omega-3 fatty acids to obtain health benefits.

According to the passage, people who eat foods rich in Omega 3 acids experience which of the following benefits

Amita Batsa asked • 4 days ago

Recently, hopes that the European Central Bank will reach a deal to help ** Spain and Italy borrow at cheaper rates has nudged financial markets higher.**

- a)Spain and Italy borrow at cheaper rates has nudged financial markets higher
- b)Spain and Italy borrow at cheaper rates have nudged financial markets to higher levels
- c)Spain and Italy borrow at cheaper rates has nudged financial markets to higher levels
- d)Spain and Italy borrow at cheaper rates nudged financial markets to higher levels

Correct answer is option 'B'. Can you explain this answer?

Dream Snooker asked • 4 days ago

A border of uniform width of ‘**w’ **inches is placed around a rectangular photograph. What is the area of the border, in square inches?

- w = 2 inches
- Perimeter of rectangular photograph = 20 inches

- a)Statement (1) ALONE is sufficient, but statement (2) alone is not sufficient to answer the question asked.
- b)Statement (2) ALONE is sufficient, but statement (1) alone is not sufficient to answer the question asked.
- c)BOTH statements (1) and (2) TOGETHER are sufficient to answer the question asked, but NEITHER statement ALONE is sufficient to answer the question asked.
- d)EACH statement ALONE is sufficient to answer the question asked.
- e)Statements (1) and (2) TOGETHER are NOT sufficient to answer the question asked, and additional data specific to the problem are needed.

Correct answer is option 'C'. Can you explain this answer?

Pankti Mehta asked • 5 days ago

If x > 1 & y > 1, is x < y?

1) x^{2} /(xy + x) < 1

2) xy/(y^{2 }- y) < 1

1) x

2) xy/(y

- a)Exactly one of the statements can answer the question
- b)Both statements are required to answer the question
- c)Each statement can answer the question individually
- d)More information is required as the information provided is insufficient to answer the question

Correct answer is option 'A'. Can you explain this answer?

Hariharan Shanmugam asked • 5 days ago

If x and y are nonzero integers, is 18 a factor of xy^{2}?

1) x is a multiple of 54. ?

2) y is a multiple of 6. ?

- a)Exactly one of the statements can answer the question
- b)Both statements are required to answer the question
- c)Each statement can answer the question individually
- d)More information is required as the information provided is insufficient to answer the question

Correct answer is option 'A'. Can you explain this answer?

Aaditya Sharma asked • 5 days ago

Proverbial wisdom states that “birds of a feather flock together.” Studies have shown that people of similar geographical and educational backgrounds and functional experience are extremely likely to found companies together. Not considering spousal teams in the dataset, it has been found that a founding team is five times more likely to be all-male or all-female team. Also, it is more likely to find founding teams that are remarkably homogenous with regard to skills and functional backgrounds.

Homogeneity has important benefits. For the founder struggling to meet the challenges of a growing startup, selecting cofounders from among the people with whom he or she probably has important things in common is often the quickest and easiest solution. Not only does it generally take less time to find such people, but it also generally takes less time to develop effective working relationships with such similar people. When founders share a background, they share a common language that facilitates communication, ensuring that the team begins the work relationship with a mutual understanding and hence can skip over part of the learning curve that would absorb the energies of people with very different backgrounds. Increasing homogeneity may therefore be a particularly alluring- and, in some ways, a particularly sensible - approach for novice founders heading into unfamiliar territory. Certainly, studies have found that the greater the heterogeneity among executive team members, the greater the risk of interpersonal conflict and the lower the group-level integration. Even though it is very appealing to opt for the “comfortable” and “easy” decision to found with similar cofounders, by doing so founders may be causing long-term problems. Teams with a wide range of pertinent functional skills may be able to build more valuable and enduring startups. Conversely, homogenous teams tend to have overlapping human capital, making it more likely that the team will have redundant strengths and be missing critical skills.

Homogeneity has important benefits. For the founder struggling to meet the challenges of a growing startup, selecting cofounders from among the people with whom he or she probably has important things in common is often the quickest and easiest solution. Not only does it generally take less time to find such people, but it also generally takes less time to develop effective working relationships with such similar people. When founders share a background, they share a common language that facilitates communication, ensuring that the team begins the work relationship with a mutual understanding and hence can skip over part of the learning curve that would absorb the energies of people with very different backgrounds. Increasing homogeneity may therefore be a particularly alluring- and, in some ways, a particularly sensible - approach for novice founders heading into unfamiliar territory. Certainly, studies have found that the greater the heterogeneity among executive team members, the greater the risk of interpersonal conflict and the lower the group-level integration. Even though it is very appealing to opt for the “comfortable” and “easy” decision to found with similar cofounders, by doing so founders may be causing long-term problems. Teams with a wide range of pertinent functional skills may be able to build more valuable and enduring startups. Conversely, homogenous teams tend to have overlapping human capital, making it more likely that the team will have redundant strengths and be missing critical skills.

From the passage, which of the following cannot be inferred as a benefit of homogenous teams?

Tinku Chowdhury asked • 5 days ago

If *a* and *b* are positive, is (a^{-1} + b^{-1}) less than (a^{-1}b^{-1})^{-1}?

1) *a = 2b*

2)*a + b* > 1

2)

- a)Exactly one of the statements can answer the question
- b)Both statements are required to answer the question
- c)Each statement can answer the question individually
- d)More information is required as the information provided is insufficient to answer the question

Correct answer is option 'D'. Can you explain this answer?

Tinku Chowdhury asked • 5 days ago

If xy ≠ 0, is x/y = 1?

(1) x^{2} = y^{2}

(2) xy > 0

- a)Exactly one of the statements can answer the question
- b)Both statements are required to answer the question
- c)Each statement can answer the question individually
- d)More information is required as the information provided is insufficient to answer the question

Correct answer is option 'B'. Can you explain this answer?

Tinku Chowdhury asked • 5 days ago

Is atleast one of x and z odd?

1) x + z = odd

2) x – z = odd

2) x – z = odd

- a)Exactly one of the statements can answer the question
- b)Both statements are required to answer the question
- c)Each statement can answer the question individually
- d)More information is required as the information provided is insufficient to answer the question

Correct answer is option 'B'. Can you explain this answer?

Tinku Chowdhury asked • 5 days ago

If *n *is an integer and 100 < *n *< 200, what is the value of *n*?

1) n/36 is an odd integer.

2) n/45 is an even integer.

2) n/45 is an even integer.

- a)Exactly one of the statements can answer the question
- b)Both statements are required to answer the question
- c)Each statement can answer the question individually
- d)More information is required as the information provided is insufficient to answer the question

Correct answer is option 'A'. Can you explain this answer?

Chitwan Singhal asked • 5 days ago

Phil drives east from his home for 2 hours before realizing that he will run out of fuel in another 70 miles. Nevertheless, he drives for another 10 miles east before returning back home via the same route. If he drives at a constant speed throughout his journey and returns home with fuel left for another 10 miles, how much time does he take for his journey eastwards?

- a)2.0 hours
- b)2.5 hours
- c)3.0 hours
- d)3.5 hours
- e)Cannot be determined

Correct answer is option 'B'. Can you explain this answer?

Ashwitha K S asked • 5 days ago

During a trip, Charles covered the first part of a certain distance at an average speed of 30 miles per hour and the remaining part at an average speed of 50 miles per hour. If the ratio of time taken to cover the first part and remaining part is 2: 3, then what is the total distance that Charles travelled?

(1) It took a total of 5 hours to complete the entire distance.

(2) 2/7^{th} of the entire distance was covered during the first part

Ashwitha K S asked • 5 days ago

A speed boat travels at a speed of x miles per hour in still water. With a favourable current, the speed boat travels downstream and reaches its destination in 2.5 hours. The speedboat travels back upstream against the current and covers the same distance in 3.5 hours. If the speed of the current is 1mph, then what is the value of x?

- a)2.5
- b)3.5
- c)4
- d)6
- e)9

Correct answer is option 'D'. Can you explain this answer?

Ayush Pant asked • 5 days ago

Alice travels at an average speed of 60miles per hour from her home to a grocery store. She travels back to her home via same route at an average speed of 80 miles per hour. What is the average speed of her entire journey?

- a)
- b)
- c)70
- d)75
- e)82

Correct answer is option 'B'. Can you explain this answer?

Tinku Chowdhury asked • 5 days ago

Is xy > x^{2}y^{2}?

1) 14x^{2} = 3

2) y^{2} = 1

2) y

- a)Exactly one of the statements can answer the question
- b)Both statements are required to answer the question
- c)Each statement can answer the question individually
- d)More information is required as the information provided is insufficient to answer the question

Correct answer is option 'D'. Can you explain this answer?

Zannatul Ferdous asked • 6 days ago

The record left by the ancient __humans provide scientists with their primary source of information about__ prehistoric life.

- a)humans provide scientists with their primary source of information about
- b)human provide scientists with their primary source of information about
- c)humans provides scientists their primary source of information to
- d)humans provides scientists with their primary source of information about

Correct answer is option 'D'. Can you explain this answer?

Tejas Patni asked • 6 days ago

Fast food chains constantly face the problem of low employee retention, to counter which the companies offer high salaries. The companies have come up with the solution of hiring retired people who have a very low attrition rate. However, **their time taken to service an order is more and they require going through long training programs at regular intervals**. Thus, for most fast food chains the gain in employee retention does not compensate for the increase in time taken to serve each customer. Nevertheless, since **the customers continue to be more appreciative when served by retired people**, their employment is likely to become an industry-wide feature.

In the argument above, the two portions in boldface play which of the following roles?

Ashwitha K S asked • 6 days ago

A higher interest rate is only one of the factors, albeit an important one, that __keeps thehousing market from spiraling out of control, like it did__ earlier in the decade.

- a)keeps the housing market from spiraling out of control, like it did
- b)keep the housing market from spiraling out of control, as it did
- c)keeps the housing market from spiraling out of control, as it did
- d)keep the housing market from spiraling out of control, like
- e)keep the housing market from spiraling out of control, like it did

Correct answer is option 'B'. Can you explain this answer?

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