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To speak habitually of the “truly needy� is gradually instilling the notion that many of those who are just called “needy� actually have adequate resources; such a conclusion is unwarranted. (A) To speak habitually of the “truly needy� is gradually instilling the notion (B) To speak hab...

by smagish

Wed Oct 31, 2012 6:38 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: ??
Replies: 8
Views: 1053

clarify

To compare the lightning-fast genius of playwright Tom Stoppard with the pedestrian efforts of some of his contemporaries is to compare the exquisite bouquet of a fine wine with that of ordinary grape juice. (A) To compare the lightning-fast genius of playwright Tom Stoppard with the pedestrian eff...

by smagish

Wed Oct 31, 2012 5:38 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: clarify
Replies: 4
Views: 1199

help

Three out of every four automobile owners in the United States also own a bicycle. (A) Three out of every four automobile owners in the United States also own a bicycle. (B) Out of every four, three automobile owners in the United States also owns a bicycle. (C) Bicycles are owned by three out of e...

by smagish

Wed Oct 31, 2012 5:23 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: help
Replies: 2
Views: 912

help

Tektites, which may have been propelled to Earth from lunar volcanoes, are much like the volcanic glass obsidian, but their chemical composition is different than any terrestrial lava; they contain far less water than obsidian does and none of its characteristic microcrystals. (A) is different than ...

by smagish

Sat Oct 20, 2012 8:36 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: help
Replies: 5
Views: 1115

Pls explain

With a population equal to Kansas in an area one three-hundredth its size, Singapore is the most densely populated nation in the world, averaging almost ten thousand people per square mile. (A) With a population equal to Kansas in an area one three-hundredth its size, Singapore is the most densely ...

by smagish

Mon Oct 01, 2012 7:20 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Pls explain
Replies: 2
Views: 1440

Best choice??

The Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory, a test developed in the 1930s to assess character, attitudes, and behavior, is finally being revised, after many attacks recently as dated and culturally biased. (A) is finally being revised, after many attacks recently as dated and culturally biased ...

by smagish

Mon Oct 01, 2012 7:16 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Best choice??
Replies: 1
Views: 850

EducationAisle wrote:Would be interested in knowing the source of this question. In OG13 (Q#27), the sentence is:

None of the attempts…explains….
Kaplan GMAT 800

by smagish

Mon Sep 24, 2012 8:21 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Pls expalin
Replies: 8
Views: 1502

As of this morning, none of my friends have been able to solve the puzzle contained in last week's newspaper. (A) none of my friends have been able to solve (B) none of my friends was able to solve (C) not one of my friends has yet been able to solve (D) none of my friends has been able to solve (E...

by smagish

Mon Sep 24, 2012 8:15 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Pls expalin
Replies: 8
Views: 1502

[email protected] wrote:None is plural is the key here:

A) Correct
B) plural subject with singular verb
C) Very wordy - "has yet been able to"
D) plural subject with singular verb
E) singular subject with plural verb
But the answer is "D" source kaplan 800 gmat verbal

by smagish

Mon Sep 24, 2012 8:10 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Pls expalin
Replies: 8
Views: 1502

Pls expalin

As of this morning, none of my friends have been able to solve the puzzle contained in last week's newspaper. (A) none of my friends have been able to solve (B) none of my friends was able to solve (C) not one of my friends has yet been able to solve (D) none of my friends has been able to solve (E)...

by smagish

Mon Sep 24, 2012 7:42 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Pls expalin
Replies: 8
Views: 1502

avinashrao9 wrote:Between is used when comparing 2 objects.
Among is used when comparing more than 2...

Answer: B
but the OA is E ...even i went with b

by smagish

Sat Aug 18, 2012 12:24 pm
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: between or among???
Replies: 5
Views: 1089

best option???

Although films about the American West depict coyotes as solitary animals howling mournfully on the tops of distant hills, in reality these gregarious creatures live in stable groups that occupy the same territory for long periods. (A) films about the American West depict coyotes as solitary animals...

by smagish

Sat Aug 18, 2012 12:22 pm
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: best option???
Replies: 3
Views: 1102

singular or plural??

After suffering $2 billion in losses and 25,000 layoffs, the nation’s semiconductor industry, which makes chips that run everything from computers and spy satellites to dishwashers, appears to have made a long-awaited recovery . (A) computers and spy satellites to dishwashers, appears to have (B) ...

by smagish

Sat Aug 18, 2012 10:41 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: singular or plural??
Replies: 3
Views: 1055

between or among???

Acid rain and snow result from the chemical reactions between industrial emissions of sulfur dioxide and nitrogen oxides with atmospheric water vapor to produce highly corrosive sulfuric and nitric acids. (A) with atmospheric water vapor to produce highly corrosive sulfuric and nitric acids (B) with...

by smagish

Sat Aug 18, 2012 10:32 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: between or among???
Replies: 5
Views: 1089

parallel

According to his own account, Frederic-Auguste Bartholdi, the sculptor of the Statue of Liberty, modeled the face of the statue like his mother’s and the body like his wife’s. (A) modeled the face of the statue like his mother’s and the body like his wife’s (B) modeled the face of the statue...

by smagish

Sat Aug 18, 2012 8:51 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: parallel
Replies: 2
Views: 1013