GMAT Prep - Monkfish

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GMAT Prep - Monkfish

by riteshbindal » Sun Sep 27, 2009 10:25 pm
There are no legal limits, as there are for cod and haddock, on the size of monkfish that can be caught, a circumstance that contributes to their depletion through overfishing.

A. There are no legal limits, as there are for cod and haddock, on the size of monkfish that can be caught, a circumstance that contributes to their depletion through overfishing.

B. There are no legal limits on the size of monkfish that can be caught, unlike cod or haddock, a circumstance that contributes to depleting them because they are being overfished.

C. There are legal limits on the size of cod and haddock that can be caught, but not for monkfish, which contributes to its depletion through overfishing.

D. Unlike cod and haddock, there are no legal size limits on catching monkfish, which contributes to its depletion by being overfished.

E. Unlike catching cod and haddock, there are no legal size limits on catching monkfish, contributing to their depletion because they are overfished.

OA after some discussion

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by rohan_vus » Mon Sep 28, 2009 3:16 am
Original sentence seems correct to me.. IMO A

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by mp2437 » Mon Sep 28, 2009 5:10 am
IMO E.

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hmm

by JeffB » Mon Sep 28, 2009 8:24 am
I was down to A and E and choose E.

What's oA?

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by riteshbindal » Mon Sep 28, 2009 8:32 am
Please post your explanations. Let's have a good discussion. OA will follow.

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by Ludacrispat26 » Tue Oct 20, 2009 12:57 pm
Hey Ritesh, can we get the OA for this? IMO A

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by riteshbindal » Wed Oct 21, 2009 7:59 pm
Oops!! Sorry for the delay. Answer is A

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by [email protected] » Fri Oct 23, 2009 10:08 pm
Can somebody explain the q in detail pls...

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by vkb16 » Sun Oct 25, 2009 9:35 pm
have requested ron purewal to reply to this thread..

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by tanviet » Sun Oct 25, 2009 11:40 pm
we need 2 comparable nouns close to "unlike" , one noun before and one noun after "unlike"

there is a pattern

main clause, noun relative clause

for example

I like her, a thing which all of you know.

I do not see this sentence pattern in general grammar book, even the most comprehensive grammar book. but this pattern is given in OG 10, a question at begining.

A is the answer.

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Google it

by enniguy » Mon Oct 26, 2009 7:50 am
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question!

by kiennguyen » Wed Oct 28, 2009 7:24 pm
riteshbindal wrote:Oops!! Sorry for the delay. Answer is A
i have a question about the noun :" monkfish" . is it plural or singular?

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by lunarpower » Mon Nov 16, 2009 2:52 am
hi - i received a private message asking for a response, but i don't see any specific questions here, other than some confusion between (a) and (e).

here's the deal:

* "monkfish" is a weird word, but it's just like "fish" - it can appear as either singular or plural, with the same spelling.
BUT, when it's used as singular, it needs an article (the monkfish, or a monkfish). so it's plural in this sentence.

* (e) is wrong because the comparison doesn't work.
if your sentence starts off with
unlike catching cod and haddock, ______
then the blank MUST be filled in with some other act of fish-catching; if it's filled in with anything else, then the comparison is nonparallel and therefore wrong.
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