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Few SC questions... please help.
by Rahul Zutshi - Monday, 18 May 2009, 09:38 PM
  1000 SC : Q 46

1.          According to Interstudy, a nonprofit organization that studies health maintenance organizations (HMO’s), they estimate that, in comparison to last year, when only 36 percent of the nation’s 607 HMO’s was profitable, this year 73 percent will be.

(A) they estimate that, in comparison to last year, when only 36 percent of the nation’s 607 HMO’s was profitable, this year 73 percent will be

(B) compared to only 36 percent of the nation’s 607 HMO’s being profitable last year, they estimate 73 percent would be this year

(C) only 36 percent of the nation’s 607 HMO’s were profitable last year; it estimates that this year 73 percent will be

(D) it estimates 73 percent of the nation’s 607 HMO’s would be profitable this year; last year that was only 36 percentC

(E) only 36 percent of the nation’s 607 HMO’s last year were profitable, whereas they estimate it this year to be 73 percent


1000 SC: Q 56

1.          Acid rain and snow result from the chemical reactions between industrial emissions of sulfur dioxide and nitrogen oxides with atmospheric water vapor to produce highly corrosive sulfuric and nitric acids.

(A) with atmospheric water vapor to produce highly corrosive sulfuric and nitric acids

(B) with atmospheric water vapor producing highly corrosive sulfuric and nitric acids

(C) and atmospheric water vapor which has produced highly corrosive sulfuric and nitric acids

(D) and atmospheric water vapor which have produced sulfuric and nitric acids which are highly corrosiveE

(E) and atmospheric water vapor to produce highly corrosive sulfuric and nitric acids



1000 SC Q 72


1.          Aho, a Kiowa matriarch, held festivals in her home, they featured the preparation of great quantities of ceremonial food, the wearing of many layers of colorful clothing adorned with silver, and the recounting of traditional tribal jokes and stories.

(A) Aho, a Kiowa matriarch, held festivals in her home, they featured

(B) Festivals were held in Aho, a Kiowa matriarch’s home, which featured

(C) Aho, who was a Kiowa matriarch in her home, held festivals featuring

(D) In her home, Aho, a Kiowa matriarch, held festivals that featuredD

(E) Aho, a Kiowa matriarch, held festivals in her home that featured



1000 SC Q 504

1.          Marketing researchers have found that, because many residents of the Southeast do not share the same ethnic heritage as Northeasterners, the two varieties of commercially prepared coleslaw most popular in New York City and Boston are virtually ignored by consumers in Richmond and Raleigh.

(A) because many residents of the Southeast do not share the same ethnic heritage as

(B) because many residents of the Southeast do not share the same ethnic heritage with

(C) because many residents of the Southeast do not have the same ethnic heritage as

(D) due to many residents of the Southeast not sharing the same ethnic heritage withC

(E) whereas many residents of the Southeast do not share the same ethnic heritage as


Question from Princeton Test   :

1.  By establishing that the new waste processing plant would contribute to pollution as well as economic impoverishment of the region , Lowell shows that the city has strong fiscal grounds to be in opposition of the plant proposal

   A. to be in opposition of
   B. to opposition of
   C. for opposing of
   D. that it should oppose
   E. that it should in the opposition to
Re: Few SC questions... please help.
by Dagny Taggart - Tuesday, 19 May 2009, 01:22 PM
  Hi Rahul,

Q-1 - http://totalgadha.com/mod/forum/discuss.php?d=1173

Q-3 http://totalgadha.com/mod/forum/discuss.php?d=1383

For rest of the questions, you have not posted your queries. How do I explain?
 sad

Dagny
Re: Few SC questions... please help.
by Gagan Bhatia - Tuesday, 2 June 2009, 02:24 AM
  Hi Rahul,
Is the OA for the Princeton Q - A?
Re: Few SC questions... please help.
by Dhanesh Vyas - Monday, 9 November 2009, 12:03 PM
 

Hi Dagny,

Can you please explain me the answer for SC -504. Why is the answer "C" and not "B".

Many Thanks,

Dhanesh

Re: Few SC questions... please help.
by suman ranjan - Monday, 9 November 2009, 03:59 PM
  Q-504,

In 'A' Usage of 'Same' is redundant here I feel.