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Hi everyone.
Her majesty. Tejal777))) showed very good example.
Here is the link to the brutal collection (answers & discussions) collector. http://gmatclub.com/forum/brutal-100-sc-answers-85386.html

I'll collect the links on explanation of difficult (or not so difficult) questions from 1000 sc material., as I work through it.

let's start:



1 1000-sc-q1-85572.html#p641711
2 1000-sc-83598.html#p626736
3 1000-sc-83599.html
4 1000-sc-83600.html#p626733
5 1000-sc-83601.html#p626700
6 1000-sc-83602.html?highlight=1000
13 1000-sc-no-80106.html?highlight=1000
18 18-1000sc-87635.html
27 sc-american-academy-47018.html
35 35-80624.html?highlight=1000
41 sc-80790.html?highlight=1000
42 sc-80793.html#p629084 or http://www.manhattangmat.com/forums/post29754.html
45 45-80794.html?highlight=1000 or http://www.manhattangmat.com/forums/acc ... t7514.html
58 adult-survivors-82604.html
64 queen-isabella-and-admiral-columbus-82536.html
65 1000sc-doubt-82694.html
66 viewtopic.php?f=11&t=65537&view=previous
68 68-80696.html?highlight=1000
72 brutal-sc-aho-matriarch-51592.html
81 sc-80819.html?highlight=1000
83 sc-80820.html?highlight=1000 or http://www.manhattangmat.com/forums/alt ... t2074.html or superficial-network-77276.html
85 sc-80821.html?highlight=1000
88 black-and-white-82924.html
91 91-80968.html#p607682
95
a , d are wrong, "previous year's cost" is not logic
c, is wrong: "previous year's" dose not have possesiveness in the first part of sentence
d, is wrong , "it" has not clear reference
e, "costs" must go with "those" not "that"

98 98-80704.html#p605743
99 99-80969.html#p607683
101 101-80970.html#p607685
105 http://www.manhattangmat.com/forums/amo ... t8263.html OR 1000-sc-68850.html
108 108-80971.html#p607720
110 110-80972.html?highlight=1000
116 archaeologists-in-ireland-believe-that-a-recently-discovered-110326.html (Thanks to Fanatico)
118 art-museums-do-not-usually-think-of-their-collections-as-110327.html (Thanks to Fanatico)
121 sc-121-1000-sc-84104.html#p630382
126 1000-sc-question-88984.html (thanx to ichha148)
130 130-81023.html?highlight=1000
136 resemblance-80626.html?highlight=1000
139 sc1000-139-chips-50342.html
145 1000-sc-68850.html
150 http://www.manhattangmat.com/forums/at- ... t1559.html
152 encyclopedia-africana-82711.html
153 sc-mexican-agrarian-revolution-46988.html
171 1000sc-58536.html
172 1000-sc-before-the-civil-war-77063.html?highlight=1000
177 1000-sc-bihar-is-india-s-poorest-state-77065.html?highlight=1000
181 1000-sc-86356.html#p647504
184 sc-tough-67332.html?highlight=building+large+new+hospitals
187 1000-sc-86358.html?highlight=1000
190 1000-sc-by-showing-that-south-africa-77067.html?highlight=1000 or 1000-sc-86359.html?highlight=1000
203 carpenters-dentists-sewing-machine-operators-63050.html (Thanks to RaviChandra)
207 sc-1000-207-help-85535.html?view-post=641965#p641965
208 sc-1000-208-help-85536.html
209 1000-sc-child-prodigies-77104.html?highlight=1000
228 sc-85546.html
230 sc-230-of-1000sc-57572.html
240 viewtopic.php?f=11&t=73145
243 1000-sc-developing-nations-77202.html?highlight=1000
251 1000-sc-85884.html
257 1000-sc-ice-age-77226.html?highlight=1000
258 1000-sc-85885.html
259 1000-sc-85886.html
261 1000-sc-soliciting-private-funds-77235.html#p582136
262 1000-sc-european-settlement-77239.html?highlight=1000
265 1000-sc-corporate-reorganization-77241.html?highlight=1000
268 1000-sc-home-mortgage-foreclosures-77244.html#p582155
279 sc-279-1000-is-there-a-correct-answer-to-this-86386.html#p648278
283 sc-86387.html#p648268
289 1000-sc-85393.html
300 1000-sc-85398.html
317 1000-sc-people-living-in-small-towns-77422.html?highlight=1000
318 1000-sc-standard-of-living-77423.html?highlight=1000
320 sc-85481.html
330 sc-85482.html
334 sc-85527.html
340 sc-85530.html#p640940
349 1000-sc-in-1791-robert-carter-iii-77465.html?highlight=1000
351 sc-sc1000-q351-85466.html
353 sc-85667.html
366 italian-vintners-83910.html#p628779
373 sc-hibernators-22368.html
374 sc-odometers-44371.html
379 379-out-of-86047.html#p645137
383 idiom-reminiscent-of-6965.html
390 1000sc-challange-83723.html
414 sc-86243.html
441 sc-1000-question-87604.html
454 454-86541.html#p649436
486 486-1000-sc-86584.html#p650071
496 manifestations-of-islamic-political-militancy-79870.html
500 500-likelihood-63348.html
502 viewtopic.php?f=11&t=68642
503 the-art-of-ndebele-women-81516.html#p664147
506 minnesota-wolves-population-48159.html
509 1000sc-58599.html
510 sc-86568.html#p649536
513 dr-barbara-mcclintock-82928.html
514 most-corporations-pay-at-least-twice-as-much-82996.html
518 ski-resorts-79085.html
520 most-state-constitutions-79814.html
528 viewtopic.php?f=138&t=80328
531 new-techniques-sc-82142.html or http://www.urch.com/forums/gmat-sentenc ... nning.html
533 533-84039.html#p629720
534 walter-and-michael-84859.html#p651085 or http://www.urch.com/forums/gmat-sentenc ... nkite.html
538 sc-galileo-77600.html
542 viewtopic.php?f=11&t=72278
553 sc-86577.html
554 parallelism-82461.html#p618555
555 1000-sc-compare-to-vs-compare-with-77654.html#p584391
559 one-of-ronald-reagan-s-80862.html
562 sc-use-of-because-70418.html
564 sc-ashmolean-70417.html
566 sc-86583.html
567 viewtopic.php?f=138&t=84734&p=634981
574 refugee-benefits-81626.html
585 promotions-retirements-deaths-85456.html
589 sc-86589.html
611 so X that Y is an idiom - only B follow it.
613 united-states-manufactured-goods-85587.html#p652685
619 619-1000sc-86972.html
627 sc-70454.html
629 sc-seeming-to-be-60040.html
635 viewtopic.php?f=11&t=60615
639 severe-and-increasing-numerous-critics-are-pointing-to-defic-85589.html#p653130
640 posting.php?mode=post&f=138
643 643-86983.html
652 viewtopic.php?f=138&t=80022
661 sc-rnd-80419.html?highlight=1000
664 viewtopic.php?f=11&t=64917&view=previous
668 viewtopic.php?p=595938 or sc-st-john-s-74697.html
671 idiomatic-usage-rates-for-86036.html
672 math-skills-78608.html
675 http://www.manhattangmat.com/forums/stu ... t5612.html
677 right answer is A sunspots-85726.html#p654345
678 viewtopic.php?f=138&t=78655
680 http://www.urch.com/forums/gmat-sentenc ... irley.html
684 sc-brutal-scs-72034.html
691 sc-gmat-paper-test-series-76727.html
698 N 20 in the set on the sc-questions-pls-post-answers-82215.html
702 sc-the-british-admiralty-79171.html
703 http://www.manhattangmat.com/forums/the ... t1116.html
712 neither-nor-parallelism-79545.html
713 sc-food-additves-63645.html
719 viewtopic.php?f=11&t=56313
722 viewtopic.php?f=138&t=85140&p=637956
723 bilingual-education-86148.html
728 8000-pounds-78912.html
730 viewtopic.php?f=11&t=67724&start=0&st=0&sk=t&sd=a
732 sc-distinctive-hereditary-73186.html
734 the-domesticated-camel-86176.html
735 viewtopic.php?f=138&t=78914&p=593818
738 posting.php?mode=reply&f=138&t=85144
745 viewtopic.php?f=138&t=78740&view=previous
748 sc-1000-748-1000-clarification-60977.html
749 medicare-78919.html#p655063
756 http://www.manhattangmat.com/forums/the ... t7023.html
sc-the-growth-of-the-railroads-led-to-the-abolition-of-75679.html
763 sc-guiding-principles-73603.html#p655419
767 regional-dialects-85756.html
780 the-mistakes-children-85857.html or http://www.urch.com/forums/gmat-sentenc ... rning.html
784 military-academies-86525.html
787 pliny-the-elder-85872.html
790 http://www.urch.com/forums/gmat-sentenc ... illas.html
792 takeover-offer-nice-question-81786.html
806 http://www.manhattangmat.com/forums/confused-t26.html
811 sc-1000-811-1000-clarification-61203.html
814 viewtopic.php?p=440612
821 sc-1000-821-1000-clarification-60651.html
823 sc-rorschzch-test-74198.html or (this aswer I like more) http://www.urch.com/forums/gmat-sentenc ... -test.html
827 sc-science-of-economics-74201.html
829 http://www.urch.com/forums/gmat-sentenc ... tence.html
830 1000-sc-series-question-86422.html#p648251 or 1000-sc-series-question-86422.html#p648251
832 sc-oil-supply-25331.html#p656302
834 viewtopic.php?f=11&t=67580&view=next
845 http://www.urch.com/forums/gmat-sentenc ... unced.html
851
B - incorrect - ...tiles(plural)...describes(singular) - what + verb + subject ..in such constructions generally the number of verb is governed by the subject
C - incorrect - sentence fragment - The work.....describing
D - incorrect - subject verb agreement - here The work(singular subject)....describe(plural verb)
E - incorrect - ambiguous it - it can refer to work or geometry

852 852-1000-sc-86423.html#p648198 or 852-1000-sc-86423.html?highlight=1000
853 viewtopic.php?f=11&t=74260&view=next
859 859-1000-sc-86425.html#p648197 or http://www.manhattangmat.com/forums/tho ... t8166.html
862 862-1000sc-87341.html
863 http://www.urch.com/forums/gmat-sentenc ... plain.html
866
OA - B - Right comparison between the act of tiny particles of rare gases and the act of carbodioxide

A - incorrect - compares 'Tiny quantities of more than thirty rare gases' with 'carbondioxide'. Will must be added before the next fifty years.

C, D, E - incorrect - unidiomatic - threaten to is the right idiom


917
OA - C - Problems in —compare with Difficulties in

A - incorrect - wrongly suggests that water will be at the head of list of issues.

B - incorrect - Problems of managing - is wrong.Problems in the management - is the correct usage. Further it should be water and other resources as resources includes water.

D - incorrect - wrongly says problems of water and problems of other resource management are at the head of the list.

E - incorrect - Resource management problems cannot include water. Resources can include water.

925 1000-sc-85900.html
930 academici-eth-87145.html
945 without-hearing-a-word-of-what-85528.html
956 956-from-1000sc-84059.html
970 lincoln-78711.html (mistake in 1000sc. OA is D)
985 viewtopic.php?f=11&t=61660 (mistake in 1000sc. OA is A)
996 http://www.manhattangmat.com/forums/100 ... t1811.html (mistake in 1000sc. right one is D)





If you are posting question which is not in the list, just add the link.
That will reduce repetition rate and help all others.)))



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from really-good-sc-questions-70221.html.
You can also find questions with some expl. here http://thousandsc.blogspot.com/2006/04/qn531.html


I have collected 1007 allowed questions into one file from this web site (that's NOT OFFICIAL 1000SC file).
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Please be critical to grammar (I haven`t read it by myself)

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Re: 1) 1000sc explanations. 2) Want to know t level of question? [#permalink] New post 02 Mar 2010, 04:38
wow this is very much appreciated!
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Re: 1) 1000sc & 100 brutal q. explanations. 2)level of question [#permalink] New post 08 Mar 2010, 19:06
impressive. thank you very much for this thread
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Re: 1) 1000sc & 100 brutal q. explanations. 2)level of question [#permalink] New post 15 Mar 2010, 03:33

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Re: 1) 1000sc & 100 brutal q. explanations. 2)level of question [#permalink] New post 17 Apr 2010, 09:57
Forum Moderator......where do I find the link to the Top 1000 Qs...this thread has the links to answers but where do I find the questions.....also It'll be great if you can post the questions/link here as a sticky.

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Re: 1) 1000sc & 100 brutal q. explanations. 2)level of question [#permalink] New post 15 May 2010, 12:43
thanks for posting the links, great job
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Re: 1) 1000sc & 100 brutal q. explanations. 2)level of question [#permalink] New post 31 May 2010, 18:06
Hi,

Thanks for this thread. This is really very helpful. Just one query... Is there any way of mapping the links to the questions in the 1000 SC.doc?

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Re: 1) 1000sc & 100 brutal q. explanations. 2)level of question [#permalink] New post 03 Jul 2010, 02:22
1000SC reliable? In all honesty, I've long ago decided to put away using 1000SC
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Re: 1) 1000sc & 100 brutal q. explanations. 2)level of question [#permalink] New post 06 Aug 2010, 09:38
Guys
Help me out here, I am new. I see there is a huge amount of information on this forum - better than any course. book. out there.. And I would like to use it.. So for SC, I see the 1000 SCs that many have talked about, is there a place to see the questions, answers, explanations in one place? I often times see discussions and get confused as I don't know which is the right explanation and answer from the members postings. Is there a consolidated list? Please help me.
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Re: 1) 1000sc & 100 brutal q. explanations. 2)level of question [#permalink] New post 09 Aug 2010, 10:41
Been working on the 1000 sc w/o answers for quite some time- thanks for the answer sheet, and even more so for the explanations!
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Re: 1) 1000sc & 100 brutal q. explanations. 2)level of question [#permalink] New post 09 Aug 2010, 10:54
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Re: 1) 1000sc & 100 brutal q. explanations. 2)level of question [#permalink] New post 13 Aug 2010, 15:42
Great Stuff....Thanks for sharing.
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Re: 1) 1000sc & 100 brutal q. explanations. 2)level of question [#permalink] New post 29 Aug 2010, 21:53
Wow!!! great collection. keep it up guys.
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Re: 1) 1000sc & 100 brutal q. explanations. 2)level of question [#permalink] New post 04 Sep 2010, 01:24
Many many thanks for sharing this collection of questions. I only managed to get through about 300 prior to my test but it did help crunching through as many questions as I can. Really helpful stuff and I am recommending everyone I know that is doing GMAT to come visit this thread!
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Very useful for the person like me
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Re: 1) 1000sc & 100 brutal q. explanations. 2)level of question [#permalink] New post 06 Oct 2010, 05:54
Hi can someone please provide the link to SC1000 questions?
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Re: 1) 1000sc & 100 brutal q. explanations. 2)level of question [#permalink] New post 11 Oct 2010, 17:56
I believe the question numbers don't match with whats on 1000 SCs. I checked question 1 and 2 and they are different. I hope questions are from "http://thousandsc.blogspot.com/2006/04/qn-1.html" site

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Re: 1) 1000sc & 100 brutal q. explanations. 2)level of question [#permalink] New post 23 Dec 2010, 09:55
great job. i have started doing these SCs...
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Re: 1) 1000sc & 100 brutal q. explanations. 2)level of question [#permalink] New post 23 Dec 2010, 12:23
Hi Ayrish,

I can see the links for Q66 and Q68 pointing elsewhere. please correct that !

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Re: 1) 1000sc & 100 brutal q. explanations. 2)level of question [#permalink] New post 20 Feb 2011, 06:58
great thread!!

But i am confused about something: the questions highlighted from 1 to 6 are not in the order as they appear in 1000sc.doc. where as in between, randomly when checked, the question no. mention in the post is the same as in 1000sc.doc

could shed share some light on this aspect!!

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