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Citizens of Parktown are worried by the increased freq of serious crimes commited by local teenagers. In response the city government has instituted a series of measures designed to keep teenagers at home in the late evening. Even if the measures succeeded in keeping teenagers at home, however, the...

by x2suresh

Fri Nov 04, 2011 1:26 pm
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: Citizens of Parktown
Replies: 11
Views: 6257

Q1) D- discuss three points.. is that main point ask yourself..again and again.. passage structure p1) roman time.. --> death for crimals. Middle ages --> practice of ransoming..for prisoners..(For economic region) p2) necessaisty for prison exchange for money p3,p4,p4 --> examples supporting p2 def...


human affairs(RC) - Source (Grockit)

Some have asserted that human affairs are altogether determined by the voluntary action of men, some that the Providence of God directs us in every step, some that all events are fixed by Destiny. It is (5) for us to ascertain how far each of these affirmations is true. The life of individual man is...

by x2suresh

Wed May 18, 2011 7:53 pm
Forum: Reading Comprehension
Topic: human affairs(RC) - Source (Grockit)
Replies: 0
Views: 766

thanks Mate...I had picked A :) and I was so dead sure that I thought that I must be missing some aspect of the question.. per Kaplan (the GMAT test 2) , the answer is C ... Hey..try the other one I just posted..I think I incorrectly posted it within DS... But take a look..I got that wrong too.. I ...

by x2suresh

Sun Aug 29, 2010 11:12 am
Forum: Data Sufficiency
Topic: Kaplan DS
Replies: 6
Views: 989

In A, the referent of it is not clear. Is it referring to harvest rates or improved efficiency? Moreover,going by the meaning conveyed by A, whatever it is supposed to refer to (harvest rates or improved efficiency) is also boosting consumption. This is different from the intended meaning of the st...

by x2suresh

Sat Aug 28, 2010 9:48 pm
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: GMAT Prep SC - although impoved efficiency
Replies: 12
Views: 2856

Choose the rewrite of the underlined portion of the sentences below that eliminates all fragments. If there are no fragments to begin with, choose A. Vincent's hairless cat, Meowie, adopted from the animal shelter down the street, was bitten by snakes, rodents, and other animals. Causing Meowie to ...

by x2suresh

Sat Aug 28, 2010 4:39 pm
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: knewton sc 1
Replies: 12
Views: 1596

Simply because they are genetically engineered does not make it any more likely for plants to become an invasive or persistent weed, according to a decade-long study published in the journal Nature. A) Same B) because it is genetically engineered does not make a plant any more likely to C) being ge...

by x2suresh

Sat Aug 28, 2010 3:54 pm
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: GMATPrep : Subordinate clause as subject
Replies: 19
Views: 5650

Some scientists contend that many species of dinosaur had a metabolism more like a warm-blooded mammal's than a cold-blooded reptile's. A. that many species of dinosaur had a metabolism more like B. that the metabolism of many dinosaur species were more like C. that the metabolisms of many species ...

by x2suresh

Sat Aug 28, 2010 3:40 pm
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Tricky one!
Replies: 14
Views: 5979

genetic makeup of corn Source : Verbat Set 21 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- While studying the genetic makeup of corn, a new class of mutant genes was discovered by Barbara McClintock, a discovery which led to greater understanding of cell differen...

by x2suresh

Tue Dec 15, 2009 1:33 pm
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: genetic makeup of corn
Replies: 4
Views: 4256

In the major cities of industrialized countries at the end of the nineteenth century, important public places such as theaters, restaurants, shops and banks had installed electric lighting, but electricity was in less than one percent of homes, where lighting was still provided mainly by candles or...

by x2suresh

Tue Dec 15, 2009 1:25 pm
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Electricity
Replies: 13
Views: 5651

D for me. D in a way proves that number of women at senior and junior executive level is low because there are fewer number of women in the company then men. E is too broad, it does not include information whether rejected applicants were men or women C, again only partially explains the situation....

by x2suresh

Thu Nov 19, 2009 1:48 pm
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: COMPANY
Replies: 15
Views: 3915

The Scorpio Miser with its special high-efficiency engine costs more to buy than the standard Scorpio sports car. At current fuel prices, a buyer choosing the Miser would have to drive it 60,000 miles to make up the difference in purchase price through savings on fuel. It follows that, if fuel pric...

by x2suresh

Thu Nov 19, 2009 12:00 pm
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: Scorpio MIser
Replies: 4
Views: 2087

Critics of sales seminars run by outside consultants point out that since 1987, revenues of vacuum cleaner companies whose employees attended consultant-led seminars were lower than revenues of vacuum cleaner companies whose employees did not attend such seminars. The critics charge that for vacuum...

by x2suresh

Thu Nov 19, 2009 11:12 am
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: 1000 CR
Replies: 2
Views: 1470

The committee on sexual discrimination in the workplace has highlighted Supremo Company as a chief offender. Of the twenty senior executives in the firm, only one is a woman. And of the forty junior executives, only five are female. Supremo could best defend itself against the charges by showing th...

by x2suresh

Thu Nov 19, 2009 11:00 am
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: COMPANY
Replies: 15
Views: 3915

Re: SC Tenses

I have the following question According to Stephen Hawking, the Big Bang theory had been debated for several decades as it seemed to exclude the role of God in creation.. (A) had been debated for several decades (B) was debated for several decades (C) would have been debated for several &cades (D) ...

by x2suresh

Tue May 12, 2009 2:50 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: SC Tenses
Replies: 5
Views: 1287