This is an amazing article by ClearAdmit. It quotes Sherlock Holmes:
“When you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth.” – Sherlock Holmes
Did you find the link between the quote and the GMAT. In short, GMAT, to certain extent, is all bout making strategies and eliminating all possible wrong answers till you find the right answer. Don’t we follow the same logic while answering questions of GMAT. Irrespective of whether it is the quantitative section or the verbal section, process of elimination is a handy tool. If we are in confusion, it helps in increasing the probability of answering the question correctly, If we know the answer, it helps in answering the questions faster by eliminating the obvious errors.
The article concentrates on this aspect exactly. A Must read for GMAT aspirants. In fact, the logic applies to all competitive examinations such as GMAT, GRE, CAT, SAT and many more you can name. Enjoy reading the article: http://blog.clearadmit.com/2010/09/gmat-tip-what-sherlock-holmes-can-teach-you-about-gmat-inferences/