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The president of the block association tried to convince her neighbors they should join forces to prevent crime in the neighborhood rather than continuing to be victimized.
A)to join forces to prevent crime in the neighborhood rather than continuing to be victimized
B)that they should join forces to prevent crime in the neighborhood rather than continue to be victimized
C)for the joining of forces to prevent crime in the neighborhood rather than continue to be victimized
D)they should join forces to prevent crime in the neighborhood rather than continuing to be victimized
E)about joining forces to prevent crime in the neighborhood instead of continuing to be victimized

2)Like their male counterparts, women scientists are above average in terms of intelligence and creativity, but unlike men of science, their female counterparts have had to work against the grain of occupational stereotyping to enter a "man's world."
A)their problem is working
B)one thing they have had to do is work
C)women of science have had to work
D)their female counterparts have had to work
E)the handicap women of science have had is to work

I too go with D.
A -> To Josephine Baker and the part "and she remained" is not correct.
B -> THe same way here and adding to this, "long before it was fashionable" is placed wrongly. That is a modifier for Paris but not Josephine
C-> "long before to be an expatriate was fashionable" doesn't refer properly to Paris
D -> "Long before it was fashionable to be an expatriate" - Though the modifier is away from its subject, IT clearly refers to Paris and the continuity is supported by this option
E -> "Paris was her home to Josephine Baker" this is awkward and Josephine Baker is not referred to when "she" is used in the remaining sentence

Hi Puys,

Pls ans the below Qs. with explanation. Thanks in advance!

1. To Josephine Baker, Paris was her home long before it was fashionable to be an expatriate, and she remained in france duirng the secong world war as a performer and an intelligence agent for the resistance.

a) To Josephine Baker, Paris was her home long before it was fashionable to be an expatriate,
b) For Josephine Baker, long before it was fashionable to be an expatriate Paris was her home,
c) Josephine Baker made Paris her home long before to be an expatriate was fashionable ,
d) Long before it was fashionable to be an expatriate, Josephine Baker made Paris her home,
e) Long before it was fashionable being an expatriate, Paris was her home to Josephine Baker,
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I will choose option D for the above SC

Hi Puys,

Pls ans the below Qs. with explanation. Thanks in advance!

1. To Josephine Baker, Paris was her home long before it was fashionable to be an expatriate, and she remained in france duirng the secong world war as a performer and an intelligence agent for the resistance.

a) To Josephine Baker, Paris was her home long before it was fashionable to be an expatriate,
b) For Josephine Baker, long before it was fashionable to be an expatriate Paris was her home,
c) Josephine Baker made Paris her home long before to be an expatriate was fashionable ,
d) Long before it was fashionable to be an expatriate, Josephine Baker made Paris her home,
e) Long before it was fashionable being an expatriate, Paris was her home to Josephine Baker,


Scientists have observed large concentrations of heavy-metal deposits in the upper twenty centimeters of Baltic Sea sediments, which are consistent with the growth of industrial activity there.
(A) Baltic Sea sediments, which are consistent with the growth of industrial activity there
(B) Baltic Sea sediments, where the growth of industrial activity is consistent with these findings
(C) Baltic Sea sediments, findings consistent with its growth of industrial activity
(D) sediments from the Baltic Sea, findings consistent with the growth of industrial activity in the area
(E) sediments from the Baltic Sea, consistent with the growth of industrial activity there

Can anyone analyze this one? I picked E but it is wrong:banghead:

deepakraam Says
I will choose option D for the above SC


The answer is indeed D. did this ques 2 days ago.
will give the explanation,jitna i remember. if you want exact explanation then will update it tomo.

Here are the reasons why D is right and not E:

1)Sediments from the Baltic sea is right (even you picked it up) it modifies correctly that heavy metals are of the sediments which are from the Baltic sea.
2)Now in E, it says, consistent with. but ask yourself-what is consistent with 'what'? the sediments from baltic sea? D helps to answer this ques- the findings are consistent.
3)and in E the last part says industrial activity there.... Now where is this 'there'? D helps to say that industrial activity in the area.

Hope it clears your doubt.

Regards,
Neha
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Need explanations why d ohter options were ruled out...can any one pls?

1)It could be argued that the most significant virtue of a popular democracy is not the right to 10 participate in the selection of leaders, but rather that it affirms our importance in the scheme of things.
A)but instead of that, its affirming that
B)but rather its affirmation of
C)but rather it's affirmation in terms of
D)affirming rather
E)but rather that it affirms

2)Defense attorneys have occasionally argued that their clients' misconduct stemmed from a reaction to something ingested, but in attributing criminal or delinquent behavior to some food allergy, the perpetrators are in effect told that they are not responsible for their actions.

A)if criminal or delinquent behavior is attributed to an allergy to some food
B)in attributing behavior that is criminal or delinquent to an allergy to some food
C)in attributing criminal or delinquent behavior to some food allergy
D)if some food allergy is attributed as the cause of criminal or delinquent behavior
E)in attributing a food allergy as the cause of criminal or delinquent behavior

3) The original building and loan associations were organized as limited life funds, whose members made monthly payments on their share subscriptions, then taking turns drawing on the funds for home mortgages.
A)subscriptions and then took turns drawing
B)subscriptions, and then taking turns drawing
C)subscriptions, then taking turns drawing
D)subscriptions and then took turns, they drew
E)subscriptions and then drew, taking turns

4)An inventory equal to 90 days sales is as much as even the strongest businesses carry, and then only as a way to anticipate higher prices or ensure against shortages.
A)as much as even
B)even so much that
C)even as much that
D)so much as even
E)even so much as

5)A "calendar stick" carved centuries ago by the Winnebago tribe may provide the first evidence that the North American Indians have developed advanced full-year calendars basing them on systematic astronomical observation.
A)of the development of advanced full-year calendars by North American Indians, basing them
B)that the North American Indians have developed advanced full-year calendars basing them
C)of the North American Indians who have developed advanced full-year calendars and based them
D)that the North American Indians developed advanced full-year calendars based
E)of the North American Indians and their development of advanced full-year calendars based

6)Minnesota is the only one of the contiguous forty-eight states that still has a sizable wolf population, and where this predator remains the archenemy of cattle and sheep.
A)where the population of wolves is still sizable;
B)where there is still a sizable population of wolves and where
C)that still has a sizable wolf population, and where
D)that still has a sizable population of wolves, and where
E)that still has a sizable wolf population, where

For no.1, the idiom is not x but rather y, so IMO , the whole thing becomes " not the right, but rather the affirmation.." . Since that choice is not available, the closest choice is " not the right....but rather its affirmation" since " its affirmation" is also a definite noun
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I will choose option D for the above SC

Scientists have observed large concentrations of heavy-metal deposits in the upper twenty centimeters of Baltic Sea sediments, which are consistent with the growth of industrial activity there.
(A) Baltic Sea sediments, which are consistent with the growth of industrial activity there
(B) Baltic Sea sediments, where the growth of industrial activity is consistent with these findings
(C) Baltic Sea sediments, findings consistent with its growth of industrial activity
(D) sediments from the Baltic Sea, findings consistent with the growth of industrial activity in the area
(E) sediments from the Baltic Sea, consistent with the growth of industrial activity there

Can anyone analyze this one? I picked E but it is wrong:banghead:

Originally Posted by mudragada909 View Post

Could anyone pls help me in giving the detailed explanation for Q1,2,6.

Thanks
Jyoti

Need explanations why d ohter options were ruled out...can any one pls?



Will post the explanation for ques 3,4,5,6 in a while.
Since these ques i got right.
feeling sleepy now.

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