GRE Quantitative Sample Questions Set viii
Categories: GRE (The Graduate Records Examination)
Question.39.
Cylinder B
radius = 6’
height = 3’
Column A 
Column B 
Volume of cylinder B 
350 cubic feet 
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.40. Of 150 people at a resort, 105 have previously visited Mexico, 34 have previously visited Jamaica, and 40 people have previously visited neither place.
Column A 
Column B 
The number of people who have visited both Mexico and Jamaica 
25 
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.41. Snowfall in inches for the four weeks of January

Week 1 
Week 2 
Week 3 
Week 4 
City x 
15 
16 
7 
2 
City y 
8 
9 
17 
6 
Column A 
Column B 


The standard deviation of snowfall for city x 
The standard deviation of snowfall for city y 

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.42.
Column A 
Column B 
36x3y 
36+y 
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.43.
Column A 
Column B 
(2x)0 
1 
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.44. x2+8=6x
Column A 
Column B 
x 
5 
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.45.
Column A 
Column B 
The positive difference between the sixth and fifth numbers in the sequence 3, 7, 8 whose nth term is n2(n) 
90 
Answer: (a)