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100 points for $49 worth of Veritas practice GMATs FREE VERITAS PRACTICE GMAT EXAMS Earn 10 Points Per Post Earn 10 Points Per Thanks Earn 10 Points Per Upvote ## New items developed ##### This topic has 11 expert replies and 8 member replies Goto page ### GMAT/MBA Expert GMAT Instructor Joined 25 May 2010 Posted: 15019 messages Followed by: 1859 members Upvotes: 13060 GMAT Score: 790 jainrahul1985 wrote: Ron : if you are saying Answer should be B , then how to eliminate rest of the options . I am totally confused now . I think that the (a) and (b) in Ron's post designate the two reasons that he deems this SC legit: (a) is the first reason, (b) is the second reason. Since our job is not to find the perfect answer but to find the best among the given choices -- and since A, B, C and E each have a clear error, whereas D does not -- I agree that this SC is reasonable. _________________ Mitch Hunt Private Tutor for the GMAT and GRE GMATGuruNY@gmail.com If you find one of my posts helpful, please take a moment to click on the "UPVOTE" icon. Available for tutoring in NYC and long-distance. For more information, please email me at GMATGuruNY@gmail.com. Student Review #1 Student Review #2 Student Review #3 Free GMAT Practice Test How can you improve your test score if you don't know your baseline score? Take a free online practice exam. Get started on achieving your dream score today! Sign up now. ### GMAT/MBA Expert GMAT Instructor Joined 03 Mar 2008 Posted: 3380 messages Followed by: 1498 members Upvotes: 2256 GMAT Score: 800 GMATGuruNY wrote: jainrahul1985 wrote: Ron : if you are saying Answer should be B , then how to eliminate rest of the options . I am totally confused now . I think that the (a) and (b) in Ron's post designate the two reasons that he deems this SC legit: (a) is the first reason, (b) is the second reason. Since our job is not to find the perfect answer but to find the best among the given choices -- and since A, B, C and E each have a clear error, whereas D does not -- I agree that this SC is reasonable. yes, (d) is best, per our discussions above. _________________ Ron has been teaching various standardized tests for 20 years. -- Pueden hacerle preguntas a Ron en castellano Potete chiedere domande a Ron in italiano On peut poser des questions Ã Ron en franÃ§ais Voit esittÃ¤Ã¤ kysymyksiÃ¤ Ron:lle myÃ¶s suomeksi -- Quand on se sent bien dans un vÃªtement, tout peut arriver. Un bon vÃªtement, c'est un passeport pour le bonheur. Yves Saint-Laurent -- Learn more about ron Free Manhattan Prep online events - The first class of every online Manhattan Prep course is free. Classes start every week. Senior | Next Rank: 100 Posts Joined 16 May 2012 Posted: 78 messages Upvotes: 2 lunarpower wrote: jainrahul1985 wrote: Stuart/GmatGuru/Ron : Is this a bad question to practice or do we really have correct answer for this ? as i said above, it's ... not horrible. there is one answer choice that (a) makes sense and (b) is clearly better than the others, even if it's not necessarily perfect. in fact, i would say that this problem is actually on par with the quality of many of the problems in the OG verbal supplement (which, as a whole, are definitely lower-quality than the OG12 problems -- you can tell that there has definitely been an increased quality-control movement, heh). So, which of the options is the right answer? thanks in advance. Somehow missed the posts following this one. I got my answer, please ignore this post of mine. thank you v much for a good discussion ### GMAT/MBA Expert GMAT Instructor Joined 03 Mar 2008 Posted: 3380 messages Followed by: 1498 members Upvotes: 2256 GMAT Score: 800 divineacclivity wrote: Somehow missed the posts following this one. I got my answer, please ignore this post of mine. thank you v much for a good discussion yep -- always check to see whether there's another page of posts! _________________ Ron has been teaching various standardized tests for 20 years. -- Pueden hacerle preguntas a Ron en castellano Potete chiedere domande a Ron in italiano On peut poser des questions Ã Ron en franÃ§ais Voit esittÃ¤Ã¤ kysymyksiÃ¤ Ron:lle myÃ¶s suomeksi -- Quand on se sent bien dans un vÃªtement, tout peut arriver. Un bon vÃªtement, c'est un passeport pour le bonheur. Yves Saint-Laurent -- Learn more about ron Free Manhattan Prep online events - The first class of every online Manhattan Prep course is free. Classes start every week. ### Top Member Senior | Next Rank: 100 Posts Joined 12 Jan 2019 Posted: 38 messages This problem can be solved by paying attention to parallelism. We need to make the thing after "would" to be parallel to "appear". So, we need a present tense. All options except D and E are in either Present continuous or past tense. Option E changes the meaning. It seems that the air bag wants to make the passengers afraid. So, we are left with option D. Hence, D is the answer. • Award-winning private GMAT tutoring Register now and save up to$200

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