June 2013 LSAT Explanation Central

Crowdsourcing the June 2013 LSATAbout this project This page contains an explanation of every question on the June 2013 LSAT. Logic Games are explained via video, Logical Reasoning and Reading Comprehension are explained in writing. Please drop any suggestions or corrections in the comments!

June 2013 LSAT Logic Games

Game 1 "Seven manuscripts" Setup

http://youtu.be/haMDRx6dZUE

Question 1 | Question 2 | Question 3 | Question 4 | Question 5 

Game 2, "Petri dishes on shelves" Setup

http://youtu.be/5gCIohUdT1E

Question 6 | Question 7 | Question 8 | Question 9 | Question 10 | Question 11

Game 3, "Juice and snack trucks" Setup

http://youtu.be/JlhP8rPI358

Question 12 | Question 13 | Question 14 | Question 15 | Question 16 | Question 17

Game 4, "Paralegal case assignments" Setup

http://youtu.be/JV2uGu17pbE

Question 18 | Question 19 | Question 20 | Question 21 | Question 22 | Question 23

 

June 2013 LSAT Logical Reasoning Section 1

Question 1, "The Police Chief wants to booze," by Nathan Fox Question 2, "Jake, Karolinka, and germs," by guest blogger Meredith Haspel Question 3, "Dietary habits," by guest blogger Mollie Murphy Question 4, "A misguided chemical company employee," by guest blogger Nikki Garcia Question 5, "Decaffeinated coffee and arthritis" by guest blogger Michael Bleicher Question 6, "Collectible toys," by guest blogger Liz Jones Question 7, "Unsatisfactory photos," by guest blogger Annie Banks Question 8, "Weeding a garden," by guest blogger Alison Monahan Question 9, "Junk food taxation," by guest blogger Jermain Jones Question 10, "Eocene and nahcolite," by guest blogger Scott Cowan Question 11, "Shakespeare's contemporaries" by Nathan Fox Question 12, "I sincerely apologize," by Nathan Fox Question 13, "Kitchen implements and coins," by guest blogger Christine Ness Question 14, "Investigating a forest fire," by Nathan Fox Question 15, "A mosquito resort paradox" by guest blogger Larkin Robson Question 16, "Roxanne and Luke," by guest blogger Larkin Robson Question 17, "Punching Bobo the Clown," by guest blogger Larkin Robson Question 18, "Personal responsibility in adults," by guest blogger Larkin Robson Question 19, "Goblin Fern" by guest blogger Larkin Robson Question 20, "Poor reasoning by a medical reporter," by guest blogger Larkin Robson Question 21, "Nobel prize for science," by guest blogger Emily Kenyon Question 22, "A company president tries to trick you," by guest blogger Alexandra Vesalga Question 23, "An anthropologist on eating animals," by Nathan Fox Question 24, "Advice from a law professor," by guest blogger Professor Heather Field Question 25, "A literary critic on folktales," by guest blogger Rachel McCauley

 

June 2013 LSAT Logical Reasoning Section 2

Question 1, "Erenna's bioluminescent red lights," by guest blogger Ann Levine Question 2, "Acrylic paint," by guest blogger Kathleen Thurmond Question 3, "A punk letter to the editor," by guest blogger Chantill Lopez Question 4, "Statistical records of crime rates" by guest blogger Nikki Black Question 5, "Blythe Danner, spiders, and calcium" by guest blogger Mike Krolak Question 6, "Finance committee rules," by guest blogger Carlos Almendarez Question 7, "Live versus taped novel," by guest blogger Deanne Katz Question 8, "Medical specialist qualifications," by guest blogger Ender Markal Question 9, "Archaeologists analyzing plant remains" by guest blogger Chris Borland Question 10, "A test of fuel efficiency" by guest blogger Wes Carroll Question 11, "Plumb-Ace certification," by guest blogger Mollie Murphy Question 12, "Frivolous pharaohs," by guest blogger Rachel McCauley Question 13, "Chilling effects," by guest blogger Christine Ness Question 14, "Pleasure and getting what one wants," by guest blogger Chino Baluyut Question 15, "Linguist vs. philosopher," by Nathan Fox Question 16, "Sleazy salespeople," by guest blogger Dave Yi Question 17, "Perihelion of Mercury," by guest blogger Dave Yi Question 18, "Computer profits," by guest blogger Dave Yi Question 19, "Insurance versus the lottery," by guest blogger Dave Yi Question 20, "El Nino and forest fires," by guest blogger Dave Yi Question 21, "Skiff's book and Professor Nguyen's vow" by guest blogger Graeme Blake Question 22, "Martial arts magazine circulation" by guest blogger Graeme Blake Question 23, "A botanist experiments with radishes," by guest blogger Graeme Blake Question 24, "An LSAT lesson by Adam Carolla," by Nathan Fox Question 25, "Pauline should slap Roger in the face," by Nathan Fox

 

June 2013 LSAT Reading Comprehension

Passage One (Questions 1-7)

Passage Summary: Booker T. Whatley's hippie farming ideas Question 1 | Question 2 | Question 3 | Question 4 | Question 5 | Question 6 | Question 7

Passage Two (Questions 8-14)

Passage Summary: Hipsters like old-timey photography Question 8 | Question 9 | Question 10 | Question 11 | Question 12 | Question 13 | Question 14

Passage Three (Questions 15-21)

Passage Summary: Patents inhibit software innovation Question 15 | Question 16 | Question 17 | Question 18 | Question 19 | Question 20 | Question 21

Passage Four (Questions 22-27)

Passage Summary: A cool hypothesis by a dodo scientist Question 22 | Question 23 | Question 24 | Question 25 | Question 26 | Question 27

Please ask questions and/or suggest corrections to anything that seems confusing... we want to make this the best resource we can for LSAT students. Thanks for reading. Tell your friends!

--nathan

Crowdsourcing the June 2013 LSATAbout this project