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

It is currently 20 Dec 2014, 12:52

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 wireless service costs plummeting in the last

  Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics  
Author Message
TAGS:
Director
Director
avatar
Joined: 05 Jan 2008
Posts: 707
Followers: 2

Kudos [?]: 125 [0], given: 0

Because of wireless service costs plummeting in the last [#permalink] New post 18 Apr 2008, 06:25
00:00
A
B
C
D
E

Difficulty:

(N/A)

Question Stats:

0% (00:00) correct 0% (00:00) wrong based on 0 sessions
Because of wireless service costs plummeting in the last year, and as mobile phones are increasingly common, many people now using their mobile phones to make calls across a wide region at night and on weekends, when numerous wireless companies provide unlimited airtime for a relatively small monthly fee.

A. Because of wireless service costs plummeting in the last year, and as mobile phones are increasingly common, many people
B. As the cost of wireless service plummeted in the last year and as mobile phones became increasingly common, many people
C. In the last year, with the cost of wireless service plummeting, and mobile phones have become increasingly common, there are many people
D. With the cost of wireless service plummeting in the last year and mobile phones becoming increasingly common, many people are
E. While the cost of wireless service has plummeted in the last year and mobile phones are increasingly common, many people are
_________________

Persistence+Patience+Persistence+Patience=G...O...A...L

Intern
Intern
avatar
Joined: 12 Apr 2008
Posts: 7
Followers: 0

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

Re: SC:Wireless [#permalink] New post 18 Apr 2008, 07:11
D

We need a verb for the sentence -> C,D,E
C: awkward because of modifiers
E: while gives change in meaning
SVP
SVP
avatar
Joined: 04 May 2006
Posts: 1937
Schools: CBS, Kellogg
Followers: 19

Kudos [?]: 372 [0], given: 1

Premium Member
Re: SC:Wireless [#permalink] New post 18 Apr 2008, 19:35
prasannar wrote:
Because of wireless service costs plummeting in the last year, and as mobile phones are increasingly common, many people now using their mobile phones to make calls across a wide region at night and on weekends, when numerous wireless companies provide unlimited airtime for a relatively small monthly fee.

A. Because of wireless service costs plummeting in the last year, and as mobile phones are increasingly common, many people
B. As the cost of wireless service plummeted in the last year and as mobile phones became increasingly common, many people
C. In the last year, with the cost of wireless service plummeting, and mobile phones have become increasingly common, there are many people
D. With the cost of wireless service plummeting in the last year and mobile phones becoming increasingly common, many people are
E. While the cost of wireless service has plummeted in the last year and mobile phones are increasingly common, many people are


E
A and B definitely wrong, bcause they omitted main verb after "people"

C. In the last year,...there are...

D. "with the cost of.." can not modifies "many people". D means: Many people, with the cost of wireless ..., are

Correct me if I am wrong!
Director
Director
avatar
Joined: 05 Jan 2008
Posts: 707
Followers: 2

Kudos [?]: 125 [0], given: 0

Re: SC:Wireless [#permalink] New post 19 Apr 2008, 01:56
OA is D
_________________

Persistence+Patience+Persistence+Patience=G...O...A...L

Intern
Intern
avatar
Joined: 21 Apr 2008
Posts: 2
Followers: 0

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

Re: SC:Wireless [#permalink] New post 21 Apr 2008, 04:18
in d
plummeting in the last year - looks wrong.

last year means past tense.
Senior Manager
Senior Manager
avatar
Joined: 06 Aug 2007
Posts: 370
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 23 [0], given: 0

Re: SC:Wireless [#permalink] New post 21 Apr 2008, 06:36
prasannar wrote:
Because of wireless service costs plummeting in the last year, and as mobile phones are increasingly common, many people now using their mobile phones to make calls across a wide region at night and on weekends, when numerous wireless companies provide unlimited airtime for a relatively small monthly fee.

A. Because of wireless service costs plummeting in the last year, and as mobile phones are increasingly common, many people
B. As the cost of wireless service plummeted in the last year and as mobile phones became increasingly common, many people
C. In the last year, with the cost of wireless service plummeting, and mobile phones have become increasingly common, there are many people
D. With the cost of wireless service plummeting in the last year and mobile phones becoming increasingly common, many people are
E. While the cost of wireless service has plummeted in the last year and mobile phones are increasingly common, many people are


I came down to D and E because you need " Many people ARE" here and E is wrong because it has "Has Plummeted"

D would be the right choice...
Re: SC:Wireless   [#permalink] 21 Apr 2008, 06:36
    Similar topics Author Replies Last post
Similar
Topics:
9 Because of wireless service costs plummeting in the last sidbidus 16 05 Nov 2007, 10:35
Because of wireless service costs plummeting in the last KC 4 23 Oct 2006, 20:13
Because of wireless service costs plummeting in the last KC 7 21 Oct 2006, 16:05
Because of wireless service costs plummeting in the last jerrywu 4 14 Sep 2006, 02:14
Because of wireless service costs plummeting in the last okdongdong 4 05 Aug 2005, 06:43
Display posts from previous: Sort by

Because of wireless service costs plummeting in the last

  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®.