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GMATT73 wrote:
duttsit wrote:
Shouldn't
in A
from the beginning of agriculture
be
since beginning of agriculture

Since antiquity....
Since agriculture began...
Since 10,000 B.C.....

matt.

I also forgot there is: from.. to idiom to describe duration of time.
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08 Dec 2005, 01:41
With one eye we should also observe the tense. I will choose A here also since the use of between..and is clean and the idiom from..to is also correctly used.
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02 Dec 2008, 09:14
Can someone explain to me why the other answers are wrong?
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02 Dec 2008, 19:56
During 10K yrs is right or for 10K yrs right? why E is wrong here?
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22 May 2009, 07:13
Can someone explain why D is wrong?
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23 May 2009, 19:00
Can someone explain why D is wrong?

D is wrong because exceeds should be exceeded. Past tense. 1990 - 2000 is in the past. I think it should be

A.

From today onwards...

From the day I saw her....

From Wednesday till today....
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20 May 2010, 20:46
Question: If you were to replace "what it did for" in choice E with "that of" would it then be correct??
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24 May 2010, 21:00
What the correct answer....also if anybody can explain why B is wrong?

I feel in B....becos " that clause modifys the second part correctly"

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25 May 2010, 01:40
I prefer B since A, D, E are all using preposition it to refer to "the growth of the global economy". I think it should only be used to refer to a noun. Not sure!
Between B and C, B is better
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26 Feb 2011, 17:20
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There are all sorts of good tips to take from this one!

Between 1990 and 2000 the global economy grew more than it did during the 10,000 years from the beginning of agriculture to 1950.

(A) Between 1990 and 2000 the global economy grew more than it did during the 10,000 years from the beginning of agriculture
(B) Between 1990 and 2000 the growth of the global economy was more than that during 10,000 years, from when agriculture began
Note: In comparisons, if you want to compare one thing another use "that," and if you want to compare something to itself, use "it": For example: "The seat of chair A is more worn than that of chair B." v.s. "The seat of chair A is more worn than it was last week."
(C) The growth of the global economy between 1990 and 2000 exceeds that which had been for 10,000 years from the beginning of agriculture
"that which" IS ALWAYS INCORRECT ON THE SC!! (Find more tips like these at gmaxonline
(D) The growth of the global economy between 1990 and 2000 exceeds what it has been for 10,000 years, from when agriculture began
Phrase of parallelism: From A to B. Notice that A, here, is "what..." and B is "1950"
(E) The growth of the global economy between 1990 and 2000 exceeded what it did for the 10,000 years from the beginning of agriculture
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Can you please explain how B violates the comparison rule? As you mentioned, if you want to compare one thing to another, you are suppose to use "that". B is comparing the growth of economy to one era to another. In my mind, they are NOT the same things i.e. two separate eras and two separate growths v/s in your example where it is the same chair that is in different state from a week before.
It is like comparing growth of economy, say, in US and Mexico and considering them one in the same...
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26 Feb 2011, 19:57
"did" is the key. A remains.
B and D - gone. "when" - spoilers
C - exceeds that
E - exceeded what
Both C and E wrongly constructed.
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24 May 2011, 05:41
Can anyone please explain what is wrong with B

(A) Between 1990 and 2000 the global economy grew more than it did during the 10,000 years from the beginning of agriculture
it - refers to the same - global economy.
looks fine to me

(B) Between 1990 and 2000 the growth of the global economy was more than that during 10,000 years, from when agriculture began
That - refers a new copy - in this case - the growth of global economy - again the growth is different in each case hence this too looks ok
my take was the placement of comma after 10,000 years, from when...
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24 May 2011, 22:35
Picked B. But in hind sight feel A is better!
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25 May 2011, 05:43
Someone can say to me the difficult of this one ??? i pick the right answer in 32 sec....please.
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25 May 2011, 06:55
A. is the best choice all others have clear errors.
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23 Aug 2012, 02:05
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Someone can say to me the difficult of this one ??? i pick the right answer in 32 sec....please.

I thought this one was tough and I got it wrong in GMATPrep 2. Considering I got a V41 I would guess this one is a 700-800 level question but its also possible its one of my weaknesses...
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06 Apr 2013, 01:41
I do not like A at all but is the best pof the bill.
whenever see similar choices use common sense.

Is the best way to spot the right sentence
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30 Aug 2013, 15:09
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why E is wrong here?

E is wrong because

"The growth of the global economy" is incorrectly compared with "what it did ".

I also Opted for E, Can some one give me indepth analysis of answer based on Bifurcation and in depth analysis of wrong answer choices as well.
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Can anyone please explain what is wrong with B

gurang - IMO, the last part of B is awkward. The part that reads "from when agriculture began". A is a much might more common expression. Substituting "since" for "from", it makes more sense to say "since the beginning of agriculture or since the beginning of time, since the beginning of the school year" instead of "since when agriculture began or since when time began or since when the school year began". I think its more idiomatic than grammatical.
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(A) Between 1990 and 2000 the global economy grew more than it did during the 10,000 years from the beginning of agriculture Best answer choice. "Between" modifies "grew", and "during" modified "did"' "did" is an ellipses

(B) Between 1990 and 2000 the growth of the global economy was more than that during 10,000 years, from when agriculture began Wrong - improper comparison construction because "between 1990 and 2000" modifies the verb "was", but "during 10000 years" can only modify "that", thus making the sentence illogical; furthermore, the comparison clause only modifies nouns.

(C) The growth of the global economy between 1990 and 2000 exceeds that which had been for 10,000 years from the beginning of agriculture Wrong - improper comparison; "that which" is nonsensical and has no logical referent; "had been" is not consistent (should be "was") .

(D) The growth of the global economy between 1990 and 2000 exceeds what it has been for 10,000 years, from when agriculture began Wrong - Improper comparison; Verb form "has been" is not the correct tense because perfect is for actions ongoing, and 10,000 years ago is not on-going; "began" as present tense is inconsistent with 10,000 years ago.

(E) The growth of the global economy between 1990 and 2000 exceeded what it did for the 10,000 years from the beginning of agriculture Wrong - improper comparison; "what it did" is wordy.

IMO A
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