Aptitude Tests 4 Me

Analytical Ability

196. At a furniture store, each chair sells for the same price and each desk sells for the same price. What is the total price for 2 chairs and 5 desks at the store?
(1) At the store the total price for 1 chair and 1 desk is \$160.
(2) At the store the total price for 5 chairs and 2 desks is \$440.

 (a) Statement (1) ALONE is sufficient, but statement (2) alone is not sufficient. (b) Statement (2) ALONE is sufficient, but statement (1) alone is not sufficient. (c) BOTH statements TOGETHER are sufficient, but NEITHER statement ALONE is sufficient. (d) EACH statement ALONE is sufficient.

The Harptown Transport Society reports that the Silver Bullet train has the fewest delays per rush-hour period of any high-speed train. This shows that the Silver Bullet train is one of the most efficient trains currently in use.

Which of the following, if true, most seriously weakens the argument in the advertisement?

 (a) The Harptown Transport Society report listed many non-high-speed trains in other metropolitan areas that were more frequently delayed than the Silver Bullet train. (b) In recent years more travelers have regularly ridden the Silver Bullet train than any other high-speed train. (c) High-speed trains are more likely to be delayed during rush hour than any other type of train. (d) The difference between the number of delays on the Silver Bullet train and that for other high-speed trains is quite pronounced.

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