GRE Quantitative Comparison Practice Questions

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Quantitative Comparisons Answer Key

For all Quantitative Comparison questions, answer:

(A) if Column A is greater
(B) if Column B is greater
(C) if the columns are equal
(D) if more information is needed to determine the relationship

Question 1

When m is divided by 5 the remainder is 2.

When n is divided by 5 the remainder is 1.

Column A Column B
The remainder when m + n The remainder when mn is divided by 5. is divided by 5.

(A) (B) (C) (D)


Question 2

2a + b = 17

b - 3 = 2

Column A Column B
A B

(A) (B) (C) (D)


Question 3

x > 1

Column A Column B
x5 (x³)²

(A) (B) (C) (D)


Question 4

1, 2, -3, -4, 1, 2, -3, -4...

The sequence above begins with 1 and repeats in the pattern 1, 2, -3, -4 indefinitely.

Column A Column B
The sum of the 49th and 51st terms. The sum of the 50th and 52nd terms.

(A) (B) (C) (D)