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The correct parallelism structure is not only A but also B. (A) is incorrect because the "not only" is not followed by a "but also". (B) is incorrect with the same reason as (A). (C) is incorrect because "not only" is not present in the clauses before the "but also" (E) is incorrect because "but al...

by prinit

Sun Apr 18, 2010 10:13 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: GMAT Prep SC
Replies: 7
Views: 1446

Although the Supreme Court ruled as long ago as 1880 that Blacks could not be excluded outright from jury service, nearly a century of case-by-case adjudication has been necessary to develop and enforce the principle that all juries must be drawn from �a fair cross section of the community.� (A...

by prinit

Sun Apr 18, 2010 7:30 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: verb tense
Replies: 6
Views: 2218

I believe that there may be some problem with Q. http://www.manhattangmat.com/forums/not-only-did-the-systematic-clearing-of-forests-t3129.html @ akhp77: thanks for providing the link. Now it is very clear that only D satisfies the parallelism and has correct tense forms. So D wins among the given ...

by prinit

Sun Apr 18, 2010 7:21 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: GMAT Prep SC
Replies: 7
Views: 1446

Wisconsin,Illinois,Florida,and Minnesota have begun to enforce statewide bans prohibiting landfills to accept leaves , brush , and grass clippings (A) prohibiting landfills to accept leaves,brush,and grass clippings (B) prohibiting that landfills accept leaves,brush,and grass clip...

by prinit

Mon Apr 12, 2010 1:32 pm
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Ban Vs prohibition
Replies: 13
Views: 6264

Fiver wrote:What's wrong with option A?
My pick is D. Only D has correct parallelism structure.

by prinit

Fri Apr 09, 2010 6:40 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Gold Field known as Serra Pelada
Replies: 4
Views: 2566

In contrast to large steel plants that take iron ore through all the steps needed to produce several different kinds of steel, processing steel scrap into a specialized group of products has enabled small mills to put capital into new technology and remain economically viable . (A) processing steel...

by prinit

Thu Apr 08, 2010 10:20 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: large steel plants
Replies: 6
Views: 3296

Sorry to bring up an old topic... I am looking at the OG verbal supplement and the OA is C...NOT E. I did this question and chose E and I don't understand the explanation well enough.... any comments on the answer being C will be appreciated I also picked up E. It seems that E is a well designed tr...

by prinit

Thu Apr 08, 2010 10:07 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Sound can travel through water for enormous distances,
Replies: 51
Views: 31641

The Securities Exchange Commission requires that a publicly traded company disclose to their shareholders any inconsistencies in audited financial statements . (A) that a publicly traded company disclose to their shareholders any inconsistencies in audited financial statements (B) that a publicly t...

by prinit

Fri Apr 02, 2010 9:51 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Knewton SC 2
Replies: 6
Views: 1273

Hi, I cam across the following problem in Kaplan 800: Proponents of the theory of spontaneous generation argued that simple living organisms sprang to life not through a recognizable reproductive process but came to life independently from non living matter. a.sprang to life not through a recogniza...

by prinit

Fri Apr 02, 2010 9:46 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Discrepancy between SC 1000 and Kaplan 800
Replies: 2
Views: 1185

It was anomalies in the orbit of Uranus that led to the discovery of Neptune. (A) It was anomalies in the orbit of Uranus that (B) It was the orbit of Uranus showing anomalies that (C) They were anomalies in the orbit of Uranus that (D) The orbit of Uranus being anomalous was what (E) The anomalies...

by prinit

Fri Apr 02, 2010 9:32 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Solve This SC-2
Replies: 5
Views: 837

he talked as if he were a New Yorker. he talked as if he was a New Yorker. its a case of subjunctive and in subjunctive mood the verb is always plural irrespective of the subject @ thephoenix. thanks for making it clear...I always used the subjunctive mood with the plural verb, but till now I was u...

by prinit

Fri Apr 02, 2010 9:22 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: which one is correct?
Replies: 4
Views: 853

Do you say there are number of people or amount of people ? large amount of people -can people be measured in quantity nope numbers they are countable we say large amount of water or fluid which we cannot count large number of people is the correct usage thanks..my bad..just missed the antecedent ....

by prinit

Fri Apr 02, 2010 8:28 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Brief Psychotherapy
Replies: 11
Views: 2713

Brief Psychotherapy requires far fewer hours and costs far less money than traditional psychoanalysis and so will hopefully prove to be an effective treatment for many of the large amount of people currently seeking therapy . (A)will hopefully prove to be an effective treatment for many of the larg...

by prinit

Fri Apr 02, 2010 7:15 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Brief Psychotherapy
Replies: 11
Views: 2713

199. Car owners who inflate their tires properly can substantially boost their vehicles’ fuel efficiency, since the increase in car-road friction can waste up to five percent of car fuel by underinflation. (A) Car owners who inflate their tires properly can substantially boost their vehicles’ f...

by prinit

Thu Apr 01, 2010 1:43 pm
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: SC1000 Q199
Replies: 2
Views: 2083

Publishers of travel guides for families typically suffer weak Januaries, because vacation budgets are low and efforts to save are intense as families plan for the calendar year ahead. (A) low and efforts to save are intense as families plan your answer correct (B) low and their efforts to save are...

by prinit

Thu Apr 01, 2010 1:34 pm
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Publishers of travel guides
Replies: 3
Views: 1212