Parallel construction..
OA is E
A) "two times as long" - should be "twice"
C) weird construction, "leather seats" - repeated
D) weird construction, "two times" - should be "twice"
B) looks right..but "they last twice as long" modifies "extra money"
Therefore IMO E
IMO D
D - "...called for___ and for _____"
A - weird construction
B - not parallel
C - not parallel
E - not parallel
We can eliminate C & E because of another rule.
"Preposition + Noun + Participle" is almost always wrong on GMAT
"with child-care facilities included" - C&E...
1 1
IMO B
A - "...where they consist almost entirely of females"
C - "which means" is wrong in this sentence
D - "which means" is wrong in this sentence
E - "...and it consists of almost all females..."
IMO A
B: "..are continuing their sharp rise" - tense error
C: "..to sharply rise.." - split infinitive
D: "should" - changes the meaning
E: "metal prices' sharp rise continuing.." - doesn't make sense
Aho is the name of a person and she is a Kiowa matriarch.
Aho held many festivals in her home.
A - "they" pronoun error
B - "..held in Aho" - Aho is a person not a place
C - "..who was a Kiowa matriarch in her home" - changes the meaning of the sentence. Sounds as if she was not a K...
IMO
1. C
"...likely...to plan" - corrent usage
2. A
"..small farmer,who.." - correct usage
B,D & E can be eliminated b'coz of modifier error
C changes the meaning "...planting the same crops as large farms to the small farmer.."
3. B
"..not...but.." - correct idiomatic exp...
IMO E
However, i plugged in the answers choices to get the answer. Is there another way?
Option E
The cook brought back 18 eggs. Therefore, he/she paid Rs.12 for 16 eggs.
Rate of a dozen eggs:
I. (12*12)/18 = 8
II. (12*12)/16 = 9