GMAT Quant: Algebra – Practice Questions

GMAT Quant Algebra

Only knowing the Algebra formulas won’t be enough for the giant GMAT exam. GMAT Quant preparation can never be complete unless you practice some sample questions and give GMAT Mock Tests regularly. Here are few sample questions for you to get a glimpse of the exam.

1. Which of the following inequalities is equivalent to -2<p<4?

  1. |p-2| < 4
  2. |p -1| <3
  3. |p+1|< 3
  4. |p+2| < 4
  5. |p+3| < 5

Ans B

2. If p and q are negative integers, which of the following must be true?

  1. p-q<0
  2. p/q >q
  3. p x p >q
  1. I only
  2. II only
  3. III only
  4. I and II
  5. II and III

Ans: E

3. R +s>2t is r>t?

  1. t>s
  2. r > s
  1. Statement (1) ALONE is sufficient, but statement (2) alone is not sufficient.
  2. (B) Statement (2) ALONE is sufficient, but statement (1) alone is not sufficient.
  3. (C) BOTH statements TOGETHER are sufficient, but NEITHER statement ALONE is sufficient.
  4. (D) EACH statement ALONE is sufficient.
  5. (E) Statements (1) and (2) TOGETHER are NOT sufficient.

Ans : D

4. If m +|m| = 0, which of the following must be true?

  1. m>0
  2. m0
  3. m<0
  4. m0
  5. m=0

Ans: E

5. If p and q are positive, is p/q greater than 1?

  1. pq>1
  2. p-q>0
  1. Statement (1) ALONE is sufficient, but statement (2) alone is not sufficient.
  2. (B) Statement (2) ALONE is sufficient, but statement (1) alone is not sufficient.
  3. (C) BOTH statements TOGETHER are sufficient, but NEITHER statement ALONE is sufficient.
  4. (D) EACH statement ALONE is sufficient.
  5. (E) Statements (1) and (2) TOGETHER are NOT sufficient.

Ans: B

6. If p +q>0, is p >|q|?

  1. p>q
  2. q<0
  1. Statement (1) ALONE is sufficient, but statement (2) alone is not sufficient.
  2. (B) Statement (2) ALONE is sufficient, but statement (1) alone is not sufficient.
  3. (C) BOTH statements TOGETHER are sufficient, but NEITHER statement ALONE is sufficient.
  4. (D) EACH statement ALONE is sufficient.
  5. (E) Statements (1) and (2) TOGETHER are NOT sufficient.

Ans: D

7. If m/n = 5/3, what is the value of m+n?

  1. m>0
  2. 2m+n =26
  1. Statement (1) ALONE is sufficient, but statement (2) alone is not sufficient.
  2. (B) Statement (2) ALONE is sufficient, but statement (1) alone is not sufficient.
  3. (C) BOTH statements TOGETHER are sufficient, but NEITHER statement ALONE is sufficient.
  4. (D) EACH statement ALONE is sufficient.
  5. (E) Statements (1) and (2) TOGETHER are NOT sufficient.

Ans: B

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