# GRE Quantitative Sample Questions Set vi

Categories: GRE (The Graduate Records Examination)

Questions 31-45 show a quantity in Column A and a quantity in Column B. Compare the two quantities and indicate whether:

A. The quantity in Column A is greater.

B. The quantity in Column B is greater.

C. The two quantities are equal.

D. The quantities cannot be compared from the information provided.

Question.31. Sphere A

r = 3 cm.

Column A |
Column B |

Volume of sphere A |
113.04 cubic centimeters |

A. The quantity in Column A is greater.

B. The quantity in Column B is greater.

C. The two quantities are equal.

D. The quantities cannot be compared from the information provided.

Answer: (c)

Question.32.

Column A |
Column B |

The number of pebbles in a box |
The number of pebbles in a bag |

weighing 5 kilograms |
weighing 7 kilograms |

A. The quantity in Column A is greater.

B. The quantity in Column B is greater.

C. The two quantities are equal.

D. The quantities cannot be compared from the information provided.

Answer: (d)

Question.33. Test scores for one student this semester are:

76, 87, 100, 93, 65, 58

Column A |
Column B |

The number of pebbles in a box |
The number of pebbles in a bag |

The range |
The average |

A. The quantity in Column A is greater.

B. The quantity in Column B is greater.

C. The two quantities are equal.

D. The quantities cannot be compared from the information provided.

Answer: (b)

Question.34. After decreasing 17% over the past decade, the population of deer in a rural area is 498.

Column A |
Column B |

The original population of deer |
600 |

A. The quantity in Column A is greater.

B. The quantity in Column B is greater.

C. The two quantities are equal.

D. The quantities cannot be compared from the information provided.

Answer: (c)

Question.35. When x is divided by 9, the remainder is 4.

Column A |
Column B |

4 |
The remainder when 3x is divided by 9 |

A. The quantity in Column A is greater.

B. The quantity in Column B is greater.

C. The two quantities are equal.

D. The quantities cannot be compared from the information provided.

Answer: (a)

Question.36. The first 200 pages of a biography mention John Doe by name an average of four times per page. The remaining 125 pages mention his name six times per page.

Column A |
Column B |

5 |
The average number of times John Doe’s name is mentioned in 325 pages |

A. The quantity in Column A is greater.

B. The quantity in Column B is greater.

C. The two quantities are equal.

D. The quantities cannot be compared from the information provided.

Answer: (b)

Question.37. After a flood, the ratio of dogs to horses in an emergency animal shelter is 5:2. The ratio of horses to cats is 3:7. There are 30 dogs at the shelter.

Column A |
Column B |

25 |
The number of cats at the shelter. |

A. The quantity in Column A is greater.

B. The quantity in Column B is greater.

C. The two quantities are equal.

D. The quantities cannot be compared from the information provided.

Answer: (b)

Question.38. Six pounds of grapes cost $1.69 a pound. Four pounds of strawberries cost $2.19 a pound. A mixture of these grapes and strawberries is available for sale at a lunch buffet.

Column A |
Column B |

Cost per pound of the mixture |
$2 |

A. The quantity in Column A is greater.

B. The quantity in Column B is greater.

C. The two quantities are equal.

D. The quantities cannot be compared from the information provided.

Answer: (b)