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by avishek dey - Wednesday, 2 June 2010, 08:09 AM
 

1. Well-liked for their exquisite craftsmanship and elegance, the sculptures of Jesus designed by Vienna's Paul Leconte sold in more world markets than any other European sculptor-designer.

A than any other
B than any
C than those of any other
D as are those of any other
E than those of any

I answered E but correct answer is given as C. Why?

2. For preparing a perfect hard-boiled egg, you should have boiled the egg for twelve minutes at a rolling boil before plunging it into ice-cold water and then dipping the egg back in the boiling water to separate the shell from the egg.

A. have boiled the egg for twelve minutes at a rolling boil before plunging it into ice-cold water and then dipping the egg back in the boiling water
B. first boil the egg for twelve minutes at a rolling boil, then plunge the egg into ice-cold water, and finally dip the egg back in the boiling water
C. boil the egg at a rolling boil for twelve minutes prior to dipping it back into the boiling water after plunging it into ice-cold water
D. plunge the egg into ice-cold water and then, finally, dip the egg back in the boiling water, after having boiled the egg for twelve minutes at a rolling boil,
E. dip the egg back in the boiling water after you have boiled the egg for twelve minutes at a rolling boil and plunged the egg into ice-cold water in order

I answered B. Is it correct?

 

3.  Martin Gartner was one of the first entrepreneurs to envision Gala Pagos as a family entertainment destination and to portray it as such in a huge marketing blitz.

A to envision Gala Pagos as a family entertainment destination and to portray it as such
B to envision Gala Pagos to be a family entertainment destination, portrayed as such
C envisioning Gala Pagos as a family entertainment destination, having portrayed it like that
D who envisioned Gala Pagos being a family entertainment destination, and to portray it like that
E who envisioned Gala Pagos as a family entertainment destination, but to portray it as such

I answered A. Is it correct?

4. Though Aikea was initially enthusiastic about the market prospects of the unconventional new furniture line, the dismal reviews by several focus groups forced it at the conclusion of the new line probably would not sell.

A. the dismal reviews of several focus groups forced it at the conclusion of the new line probably would not sell.
B. the dismal reviewing by several focus groups forced them to the conclusion with the new line probably would not sell
C. the dismal reviewing of several focus groups forced it for concluding that the new line probably would not sell
D. the dismal reviews of several focus groups forced them in concluding of the new line probably would not sell
E.  the dismal reviews by several focus groups forced it to conclude that the new line probably would not sell

I answered E. Is it correct?

5.Parents state that boring academic sessions at school don't hold children's attention and so lead to children's bad behavior, but if boring lessons are attributed as the cause of bad behavior, children are effectively told that they can misbehave in school whenever they find the lessons boring.

A if boring lessons are attributed as the cause of bad behavior
B in attributing bad behavior to boring lessons
C in the attribution of boring lessons with bad behavior
D if you would attribute boring lessons with bad behavior
E if bad behavior is attributed to boring lessons

I anawered E. Is it ok?

6. Studies conducted at Excelmine lab to explore how plasma particles in groups or in pairs interact with each another, without having to move around one other, has yielded interesting results and attracted the attention of several other major research centers.

A. how plasma particles in groups or in pairs interact with each another, without having to move around one other, has yielded interesting results and attracted the attention
B. whether plasma particles in groups or in pairs interact with one another or not, without having to move around each other, have yielded results of interest and attracted the attention
C. how plasma particles in groups or in pairs interact with each another or not, without having to move around one other, has yielded interesting results and have attracted the attention
D. how plasma particles in groups or in pairs interact with one another, without having to move around each other, have yielded interesting results and attracted the attention
E. whether plasma particles in groups or in pairs interact with each another, without having to move around one other, have yielded results of interest and have attracted the attention

I answered E. Is it correct?