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Republicans also benefited from the enthusaistic and well-organized support of conservative Christians concerning about social issues, including abortion. mp2437, Question-Are they two sentences connected with "and"? If that's correct, then C is the correct answer. However, I interpreted that Republ...

by hitmewithgmat

Thu Nov 19, 2009 7:44 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Republicans
Replies: 6
Views: 1344

Republicans

Republicans also benefited from the enthusaistic and well-organized support of conservative Christians concerning about social issues, including abortion. (A) concerning about social issues, including abortion. (B) concerning on social issues, including abortion. (C) concerned about social issues, i...

by hitmewithgmat

Thu Nov 19, 2009 6:44 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Republicans
Replies: 6
Views: 1344

Senate

It seemed that hardly any vote was cast on the Senate or House floor without some calculation as to how it might affect the midterm election. (A) without some calculation as to how (B) without there is some calculation as to how (C) without that there is some calculation as to how (D) without some c...

by hitmewithgmat

Thu Nov 19, 2009 6:42 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Senate
Replies: 1
Views: 1133

Zero in on "parallelism" for this one. Minivans(subject) carry(Verb 1) as many as seven passengers and, compared with most SUV(modifier), cost(Verb 2) less, get(Verb3) better gas mileage, allow(Verb 4) passengers to get in and out more easily, and have(Verb 5) a smoother ride. Key notes: The key to ...

by hitmewithgmat

Tue Nov 17, 2009 7:24 pm
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Difficult comma question
Replies: 7
Views: 3236

Hey, It's possible to break 700+ barrier. I saw people getting mid 500s and jumping to 710 in one month. I think that person finally absorbed crucial concept and strategy. It was admirable though. I guess you should focus on your weakness and harden your strength at the same time. (different % thoug...

by hitmewithgmat

Tue Nov 17, 2009 10:45 am
Forum: GMAT Strategy
Topic: Consistent 550! Aim 750! Test 1 month away! Help!!
Replies: 8
Views: 2062

Idiom "Like A, B" (A and B are parallel) The correct answer is B. Let's take a look at it. (B) Like the planets (modifier modifies "the stars", which are a plural subject), the stars are in motion, some of them(the stars) at tremendous speeds, but they(the stars) are.... If you are not convinced, le...

by hitmewithgmat

Tue Nov 17, 2009 9:41 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: OG 12 100
Replies: 13
Views: 7224

This question tests whether you know the idiom. "the same to X as to Y" Here, in this sentence, ...the same to "someone"(X)......as to "a person"(Y)... (X and Y are parallel, meaning If X is noun, then Y is also noun. If X is a gerund, then Y is also a gerund. If X is an adjective, Y is also an adje...

by hitmewithgmat

Tue Nov 17, 2009 9:31 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: OG 12 - 32
Replies: 5
Views: 2014

IMO is B.
Please provide OA.
A doesn't explain the loss in profits.
C Unawareness doesn't explain the loss in profits.
D and E are au contraire to the argument.

by hitmewithgmat

Sun Nov 15, 2009 1:36 pm
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: Patron
Replies: 17
Views: 2671

The conclusion of the argument is that fewer new residents move to city X based on 3 premises. 1. contractors stop buying land 2. no work to do 3. fewer mortage The conclusion is based on these 3 premises. In other words, 3 premises causes the conclusion and the author assumes that there are no othe...

by hitmewithgmat

Sun Nov 15, 2009 12:23 pm
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: MGMAT 700-800
Replies: 5
Views: 1323

Another A.
T examines the phenomenon in his book(Alien winds) and how to use different methods to make his argument.

by hitmewithgmat

Sat Nov 14, 2009 5:34 pm
Forum: Reading Comprehension
Topic: Role of Para 1
Replies: 8
Views: 2839

IMO is C. Keep it simple. the renewal project will establish a population that lives and works downtown and also provides the office space needed to attract new businesses. A) that lives and works downtown and also provides "that....downtown" modifies "population. "provide" should be matched with "e...

by hitmewithgmat

Sat Nov 14, 2009 5:21 pm
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: City Planners in Detroit
Replies: 5
Views: 1991

IMO is A. We need "following" after the including. Therefore B and C are out. (if "following" is not followed, the sentence seems incomplete-it's my thought, though) Between D and E, D-..."harmful chemicals entering ..." is unparell to others. (X, Y, and Z. XYZ are parallel) E-distorts the meaning(n...

by hitmewithgmat

Sat Nov 14, 2009 5:09 pm
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Heightened land erosion
Replies: 6
Views: 3687

Frustration first. OG 11th edition says "in that" is too formal to use it in GMAT land. but alas!!!(actually more like, ROAR!!) Anyway, let's get down to business. A and B are out because of "between". We need "among" (more than 2 countries..) D. Agreement(subject)...may travel(verb)? Agreement can'...

by hitmewithgmat

Sat Nov 14, 2009 8:21 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: The Common Area
Replies: 1
Views: 1440

Rivaling the pyramids of Egypt or even the ancient cities of the Maya as an achievement(modifier), the army(singular subject) of terra-cotta warriors created(verb) to protect Qin Shi Huang, China's first emperor, in his afterlife is more than 2,000 years old and took(second verb) 700,000 artistans m...

by hitmewithgmat

Wed Nov 11, 2009 7:31 pm
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Terra Cotta Warriors
Replies: 2
Views: 950