Find all School-related info fast with the new School-Specific MBA Forum

It is currently 23 Oct 2014, 12:07

Close

GMAT Club Daily Prep

Thank you for using the timer - this advanced tool can estimate your performance and suggest more practice questions. We have subscribed you to Daily Prep Questions via email.

Customized
for You

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

Track
Your Progress

every week, we’ll send you an estimated GMAT score based on your performance

Practice
Pays

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

Not interested in getting valuable practice questions and articles delivered to your email? No problem, unsubscribe here.

Events & Promotions

Events & Promotions in June
Open Detailed Calendar

Because of differences in the humans body's internal

  Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics  
Author Message
TAGS:
Director
Director
User avatar
Joined: 09 Aug 2006
Posts: 529
Followers: 2

Kudos [?]: 25 [0], given: 0

Because of differences in the humans body's internal [#permalink] New post 13 Oct 2007, 19:34
00:00
A
B
C
D
E

Difficulty:

(N/A)

Question Stats:

100% (01:44) correct 0% (00:00) wrong based on 1 sessions
Because of differences in the humans body's internal pressure
and the ocean's, it is essential that a diver returning to the
surface ascends slowly or they will suffer a painful condition
known as the "bends."

· Because of differences in the human body's internal
pressure and the ocean's, it is essential that a diver
returning to the surface ascends slowly or they

· Because of the difference between the human body's
internal pressure and the ocean's, it is essential that a diver
returning to the surface ascend slowly or they

· Because of the difference in the human body's internal
pressure and that of the ocean, it is essential that a diver
returning to the surface ascends slowly or he

· Because of differences in the human body's internal
pressure and that of the ocean, it is essential that a diver
returning to the surface ascend slowly or they

· Because of the difference between the internal pressure of
the human body and that of the ocean, it is essential that a
diver returning to the surface ascend slowly or he
Director
Director
avatar
Joined: 11 Jun 2007
Posts: 932
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 51 [0], given: 0

Re: SC : Ocean pressure, diver ascend [#permalink] New post 13 Oct 2007, 19:42
Amit05 wrote:
Because of differences in the humans body's internal pressure
and the ocean's, it is essential that a diver returning to the
surface ascends slowly or they will suffer a painful condition
known as the "bends."

· Because of differences in the human body's internal
pressure and the ocean's, it is essential that a diver
returning to the surface ascends slowly or they

· Because of the difference between the human body's
internal pressure and the ocean's, it is essential that a diver
returning to the surface ascend slowly or they

· Because of the difference in the human body's internal
pressure and that of the ocean, it is essential that a diver
returning to the surface ascends slowly or he

· Because of differences in the human body's internal
pressure and that of the ocean, it is essential that a diver
returning to the surface ascend slowly or they

· Because of the difference between the internal pressure of
the human body and that of the ocean, it is essential that a
diver returning to the surface ascend slowly or he


answer E - subjunctive mood
in addition, "difference between" (E) is idiomatic over "difference in" (C)

Last edited by beckee529 on 13 Oct 2007, 20:12, edited 2 times in total.
Director
Director
User avatar
Joined: 09 Aug 2006
Posts: 529
Followers: 2

Kudos [?]: 25 [0], given: 0

Re: SC : Ocean pressure, diver ascend [#permalink] New post 13 Oct 2007, 19:44
beckee529 wrote:
Amit05 wrote:
Because of differences in the humans body's internal pressure
and the ocean's, it is essential that a diver returning to the
surface ascends slowly or they will suffer a painful condition
known as the "bends."

· Because of differences in the human body's internal
pressure and the ocean's, it is essential that a diver
returning to the surface ascends slowly or they

· Because of the difference between the human body's
internal pressure and the ocean's, it is essential that a diver
returning to the surface ascend slowly or they

· Because of the difference in the human body's internal
pressure and that of the ocean, it is essential that a diver
returning to the surface ascends slowly or he

· Because of differences in the human body's internal
pressure and that of the ocean, it is essential that a diver
returning to the surface ascend slowly or they

· Because of the difference between the internal pressure of
the human body and that of the ocean, it is essential that a
diver returning to the surface ascend slowly or he


answer C


Good .. Bring me more ... :-D OA will come soon.
Director
Director
avatar
Joined: 11 Jun 2007
Posts: 932
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 51 [0], given: 0

Re: SC : Ocean pressure, diver ascend [#permalink] New post 13 Oct 2007, 19:45
Amit05 wrote:
beckee529 wrote:
Amit05 wrote:
Because of differences in the humans body's internal pressure
and the ocean's, it is essential that a diver returning to the
surface ascends slowly or they will suffer a painful condition
known as the "bends."

· Because of differences in the human body's internal
pressure and the ocean's, it is essential that a diver
returning to the surface ascends slowly or they

· Because of the difference between the human body's
internal pressure and the ocean's, it is essential that a diver
returning to the surface ascend slowly or they

· Because of the difference in the human body's internal
pressure and that of the ocean, it is essential that a diver
returning to the surface ascends slowly or he

· Because of differences in the human body's internal
pressure and that of the ocean, it is essential that a diver
returning to the surface ascend slowly or they

· Because of the difference between the internal pressure of
the human body and that of the ocean, it is essential that a
diver returning to the surface ascend slowly or he


answer C


Good .. Bring me more ... :-D OA will come soon.


sorry messed up.. i had already changed my answer :)
Director
Director
User avatar
Joined: 09 Aug 2006
Posts: 529
Followers: 2

Kudos [?]: 25 [0], given: 0

Re: SC : Ocean pressure, diver ascend [#permalink] New post 13 Oct 2007, 19:57
beckee529 wrote:
Amit05 wrote:
beckee529 wrote:
Amit05 wrote:
Because of differences in the humans body's internal pressure
and the ocean's, it is essential that a diver returning to the
surface ascends slowly or they will suffer a painful condition
known as the "bends."

· Because of differences in the human body's internal
pressure and the ocean's, it is essential that a diver
returning to the surface ascends slowly or they

· Because of the difference between the human body's
internal pressure and the ocean's, it is essential that a diver
returning to the surface ascend slowly or they

· Because of the difference in the human body's internal
pressure and that of the ocean, it is essential that a diver
returning to the surface ascends slowly or he

· Because of differences in the human body's internal
pressure and that of the ocean, it is essential that a diver
returning to the surface ascend slowly or they

· Because of the difference between the internal pressure of
the human body and that of the ocean, it is essential that a
diver returning to the surface ascend slowly or he


answer C


Good .. Bring me more ... :-D OA will come soon.


sorry messed up.. i had already changed my answer :)
\

Could you please explain why 'ascends' can't be used in infinitives as in E??
Director
Director
avatar
Joined: 11 Jun 2007
Posts: 932
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 51 [0], given: 0

Re: SC : Ocean pressure, diver ascend [#permalink] New post 13 Oct 2007, 20:12
Amit05 wrote:

Could you please explain why 'ascends' can't be used in infinitives as in E??


since this is talking about a hypothetical situation, (the diver isn't really performing the action), this is subjunctive mood so we cannot use the regular infinitive. therefore, ascends is incorrect.

the tip off for me was "essential that" in the beginning
VP
VP
avatar
Joined: 15 Jul 2004
Posts: 1474
Schools: Wharton (R2 - submitted); HBS (R2 - submitted); IIMA (admitted for 1 year PGPX)
Followers: 15

Kudos [?]: 102 [0], given: 13

Re: SC : Ocean pressure, diver ascend [#permalink] New post 13 Oct 2007, 20:17
Amit05 wrote:
beckee529 wrote:
Amit05 wrote:
beckee529 wrote:
Amit05 wrote:
Because of differences in the humans body's internal pressure
and the ocean's, it is essential that a diver returning to the
surface ascends slowly or they will suffer a painful condition
known as the "bends."

· Because of differences in the human body's internal
pressure and the ocean's, it is essential that a diver
returning to the surface ascends slowly or they

· Because of the difference between the human body's
internal pressure and the ocean's, it is essential that a diver
returning to the surface ascend slowly or they

· Because of the difference in the human body's internal
pressure and that of the ocean, it is essential that a diver
returning to the surface ascends slowly or he

· Because of differences in the human body's internal
pressure and that of the ocean, it is essential that a diver
returning to the surface ascend slowly or they

· Because of the difference between the internal pressure of
the human body and that of the ocean, it is essential that a
diver returning to the surface ascend slowly or he


answer C


Good .. Bring me more ... :-D OA will come soon.


sorry messed up.. i had already changed my answer :)
\

Could you please explain why 'ascends' can't be used in infinitives as in E??


It is ESSENTIAL THAT (Indicates a subjunctive mood is about to come) a diver (returning blah blah) ascend (VERB IN SUBJUNCTIVE MOOD ) ..rest of the sentence.

advice, advisable, ask, arrange,....essential, fitting, imperative, important, insist, necessary,etc....." These words signal the use of subjunctive moood.

Where is the infinitve you talk about though? I couldn't understand. This sentence is clear case of the subjunctive mood.
Director
Director
User avatar
Joined: 09 Aug 2006
Posts: 529
Followers: 2

Kudos [?]: 25 [0], given: 0

Re: SC : Ocean pressure, diver ascend [#permalink] New post 15 Oct 2007, 07:12
dwivedys wrote:
Amit05 wrote:
beckee529 wrote:
Amit05 wrote:
beckee529 wrote:
Amit05 wrote:
Because of differences in the humans body's internal pressure
and the ocean's, it is essential that a diver returning to the
surface ascends slowly or they will suffer a painful condition
known as the "bends."

· Because of differences in the human body's internal
pressure and the ocean's, it is essential that a diver
returning to the surface ascends slowly or they

· Because of the difference between the human body's
internal pressure and the ocean's, it is essential that a diver
returning to the surface ascend slowly or they

· Because of the difference in the human body's internal
pressure and that of the ocean, it is essential that a diver
returning to the surface ascends slowly or he

· Because of differences in the human body's internal
pressure and that of the ocean, it is essential that a diver
returning to the surface ascend slowly or they

· Because of the difference between the internal pressure of
the human body and that of the ocean, it is essential that a
diver returning to the surface ascend slowly or he


answer C


Good .. Bring me more ... :-D OA will come soon.


sorry messed up.. i had already changed my answer :)
\

Could you please explain why 'ascends' can't be used in infinitives as in E??


It is ESSENTIAL THAT (Indicates a subjunctive mood is about to come) a diver (returning blah blah) ascend (VERB IN SUBJUNCTIVE MOOD ) ..rest of the sentence.

advice, advisable, ask, arrange,....essential, fitting, imperative, important, insist, necessary,etc....." These words signal the use of subjunctive moood.

Where is the infinitve you talk about though? I couldn't understand. This sentence is clear case of the subjunctive mood.


Sorry .. i mean subjunctive.. that was a typo.. Wht I wanted to make sure was why can't we use ascends as a verb form instead of ascend.. I just wanted to know the diff in using 2 of them ..
Director
Director
User avatar
Joined: 03 May 2007
Posts: 899
Schools: University of Chicago, Wharton School
Followers: 6

Kudos [?]: 52 [0], given: 7

Re: SC : Ocean pressure, diver ascend [#permalink] New post 15 Oct 2007, 08:41
Amit05 wrote:
Because of differences in the humans body's internal pressure and the ocean's, it is essential that a diver returning to the
surface ascends slowly or they
will suffer a painful condition
known as the "bends."

a. Because of differences in the human body's internal pressure and the ocean's, it is essential that a diver returning to the surface ascends slowly or they

b. Because of the difference between the human body's internal pressure and the ocean's, it is essential that a diver returning to the surface ascend slowly or they

c. Because of the difference in the human body's internal pressure and that of the ocean, it is essential that a diver returning to the surface ascends slowly or he

d. Because of differences in the human body's internal pressure and that of the ocean, it is essential that a diver returning to the surface ascend slowly or they

e. Because of the difference between the internal pressure of the human body and that of the ocean, it is essential that a diver returning to the surface ascend slowly or he


E. basically it test llism (between x and y) and Only E is parallel.
Manager
Manager
avatar
Joined: 10 Sep 2007
Posts: 161
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 5 [0], given: 0

 [#permalink] New post 15 Oct 2007, 09:22
E

tough choice Between C and E. I don't like differences In in C and Ascends

Choice E corrects all the errors.
Manager
Manager
avatar
Joined: 19 Aug 2007
Posts: 170
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 10 [0], given: 0

 [#permalink] New post 15 Oct 2007, 13:04
im going with E because it should be between not in. whats the correct answer given?
Manager
Manager
avatar
Joined: 24 Jul 2007
Posts: 87
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 3 [0], given: 0

Re: SC : Ocean pressure, diver ascend [#permalink] New post 15 Oct 2007, 15:36
Fistail wrote:
Amit05 wrote:
Because of differences in the humans body's internal pressure and the ocean's, it is essential that a diver returning to the
surface ascends slowly or they
will suffer a painful condition
known as the "bends."

a. Because of differences in the human body's internal pressure and the ocean's, it is essential that a diver returning to the surface ascends slowly or they

b. Because of the difference between the human body's internal pressure and the ocean's, it is essential that a diver returning to the surface ascend slowly or they

c. Because of the difference in the human body's internal pressure and that of the ocean, it is essential that a diver returning to the surface ascends slowly or he

d. Because of differences in the human body's internal pressure and that of the ocean, it is essential that a diver returning to the surface ascend slowly or they

e. Because of the difference between the internal pressure of the human body and that of the ocean, it is essential that a diver returning to the surface ascend slowly or he


E. basically it test llism (between x and y) and Only E is parallel.


I didn't even notice the subjunctive mood, but here is how I came to the concludsion, and picked E as my answer...

you need "that of the ocean" to make the right comparison, so A and B are out...

"a diver" needs to go with " he" so D is out....

you need "Between....and" so so C is out....

that left me with E....
Director
Director
User avatar
Joined: 09 Aug 2006
Posts: 529
Followers: 2

Kudos [?]: 25 [0], given: 0

Re: SC : Ocean pressure, diver ascend [#permalink] New post 16 Oct 2007, 20:07
Amit05 wrote:
beckee529 wrote:
Amit05 wrote:
beckee529 wrote:
Amit05 wrote:
Because of differences in the humans body's internal pressure
and the ocean's, it is essential that a diver returning to the
surface ascends slowly or they will suffer a painful condition
known as the "bends."

· Because of differences in the human body's internal
pressure and the ocean's, it is essential that a diver
returning to the surface ascends slowly or they

· Because of the difference between the human body's
internal pressure and the ocean's, it is essential that a diver
returning to the surface ascend slowly or they

· Because of the difference in the human body's internal
pressure and that of the ocean, it is essential that a diver
returning to the surface ascends slowly or he

· Because of differences in the human body's internal
pressure and that of the ocean, it is essential that a diver
returning to the surface ascend slowly or they

· Because of the difference between the internal pressure of
the human body and that of the ocean, it is essential that a
diver returning to the surface ascend slowly or he


answer C


Good .. Bring me more ... :-D OA will come soon.


sorry messed up.. i had already changed my answer :)
\

Could you please explain why 'ascends' can't be used in infinitives as in E??


I could clear up my doubt on why to 'ascend' instead of 'ascends' in option E (subjunctive)..
As the subjunctive mood refers to something that is not real, ascends would signify that the verb is actually happening..
essential that diver ascends .... >> the diver is actually ascending
essential that diver ascend ..... >> It is a wish .. In other words subjunctive is attached to independent clause that uses an adjective to express urgency..
CEO
CEO
User avatar
Joined: 29 Mar 2007
Posts: 2593
Followers: 16

Kudos [?]: 197 [0], given: 0

Re: SC : Ocean pressure, diver ascend [#permalink] New post 17 Oct 2007, 23:06
Amit05 wrote:
Because of differences in the humans body's internal pressure
and the ocean's, it is essential that a diver returning to the
surface ascends slowly or they will suffer a painful condition
known as the "bends."

· Because of differences in the human body's internal
pressure and the ocean's, it is essential that a diver
returning to the surface ascends slowly or they

· Because of the difference between the human body's
internal pressure and the ocean's, it is essential that a diver
returning to the surface ascend slowly or they

· Because of the difference in the human body's internal
pressure and that of the ocean, it is essential that a diver
returning to the surface ascends slowly or he

· Because of differences in the human body's internal
pressure and that of the ocean, it is essential that a diver
returning to the surface ascend slowly or they

· Because of the difference between the internal pressure of
the human body and that of the ocean, it is essential that a
diver returning to the surface ascend slowly or he


This is E.

Every choice but CE use they to refer to a diver.

C and E, I these sentences are using the subjunctive. Everytime I read it my head kept saying ascend. I wanted to use ascends to refer to the singular diver, but I really think subjunctive is being used here. So i went for E.
Manager
Manager
avatar
Joined: 30 Sep 2007
Posts: 144
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 5 [0], given: 0

 [#permalink] New post 18 Oct 2007, 02:56
kalpvriksha14 wrote:
will go with C


IN C,

human body's internal pressure - isn't this kind of wording is awkward?

E is correct ans.
  [#permalink] 18 Oct 2007, 02:56
    Similar topics Author Replies Last post
Similar
Topics:
The tissues of the human body are constantly moistened by a rohitgoel15 6 28 Jul 2010, 23:02
3 While the immune system helps the human body's trying to DenisSh 15 05 Aug 2009, 03:48
1 Because of differences in the human body's internal pressure bigtreezl 12 11 May 2009, 16:12
Because of differences in the humans body's internal faifai0714 13 15 Mar 2007, 00:11
Because of differences in the humans body's internal SimaQ 11 03 Oct 2006, 09:17
Display posts from previous: Sort by

Because of differences in the humans body's internal

  Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics  


GMAT Club MBA Forum Home| About| Privacy Policy| Terms and Conditions| GMAT Club Rules| Contact| Sitemap

Powered by phpBB © phpBB Group and phpBB SEO

Kindly note that the GMAT® test is a registered trademark of the Graduate Management Admission Council®, and this site has neither been reviewed nor endorsed by GMAC®.