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

It is currently 01 Oct 2014, 06:30

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

For many travelers, charter vacations often turn out to cost

  Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics  
Author Message
TAGS:
VP
VP
User avatar
Joined: 13 Jun 2004
Posts: 1128
Location: London, UK
Schools: Tuck'08
Followers: 6

Kudos [?]: 24 [0], given: 0

For many travelers, charter vacations often turn out to cost [#permalink] New post 28 Sep 2005, 21:29
00:00
A
B
C
D
E

Difficulty:

(N/A)

Question Stats:

0% (00:00) correct 0% (00:00) wrong based on 0 sessions
For many travelers, charter vacations often turn out to cost considerably more than they originally seemed

(A) they originally seemed
(B) they originally seem to
(C) they seemingly would cost originally
(D) it seemed originally
(E) it originally seemed they would
Senior Manager
Senior Manager
User avatar
Joined: 14 Apr 2005
Posts: 422
Location: India, Chennai
Followers: 1

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

Re: Charter vacations - SC [#permalink] New post 28 Sep 2005, 21:57
Antmavel wrote:
For many travelers, charter vacations often turn out to cost considerably more than they originally seemed

(A) they originally seemed
(B) they originally seem to
(C) they seemingly would cost originally
(D) it seemed originally
(E) it originally seemed they would


I go with B. I shall explain my reasons, if my answer is correct.
Current Student
User avatar
Joined: 29 Jan 2005
Posts: 5252
Followers: 23

Kudos [?]: 134 [0], given: 0

Reviews Badge
 [#permalink] New post 28 Sep 2005, 22:26
B. Vacations are plural, so D and E are eliminated. C is ridiculous and A suddenly jumps into the past tense.
Manager
Manager
User avatar
Joined: 03 Aug 2005
Posts: 134
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 2 [0], given: 0

 [#permalink] New post 29 Sep 2005, 02:05
I pick E.

In A, B, C they does not have a clear antecedent.
D is incomplete
Senior Manager
Senior Manager
avatar
Joined: 22 Jun 2005
Posts: 364
Location: London
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 4 [0], given: 0

 [#permalink] New post 29 Sep 2005, 02:41
I'd pick E here.

I think it refers to cost and they refer to vacations.
It is tough one.
Manager
Manager
avatar
Joined: 07 Aug 2005
Posts: 102
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 2 [0], given: 0

 [#permalink] New post 29 Sep 2005, 04:56
I'll go for E....

IN A , B , C 'they' refer to travellers or vacations...it is not clear...

Options are D and E...I think E is a better choice that clearifies 'they' as vacations here....
Manager
Manager
avatar
Joined: 28 Jun 2005
Posts: 219
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 2 [0], given: 0

 [#permalink] New post 29 Sep 2005, 05:17
I think A is ok

In E 'it' is referring to travelers which is not correct
Manager
Manager
avatar
Joined: 15 Aug 2005
Posts: 202
Location: New York
Followers: 1

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

Re: Charter vacations - SC [#permalink] New post 29 Sep 2005, 11:01
E .
....more than it originally seemed they would (cost)
Current Student
avatar
Joined: 28 Dec 2004
Posts: 3404
Location: New York City
Schools: Wharton'11 HBS'12
Followers: 13

Kudos [?]: 162 [0], given: 2

 [#permalink] New post 29 Sep 2005, 12:33
my take is D...

first of all who is "they" refering to? the only noun is travellers..did the travellers turn out to be more costly...NO...

the pronoun in C, "it" refers to vacations, and yes it is fine to use "it" because we have plural subjcet vacations....

D is the only which is correct...D it is..

Last edited by FN on 29 Sep 2005, 12:57, edited 1 time in total.
VP
VP
avatar
Joined: 22 Aug 2005
Posts: 1128
Location: CA
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 29 [0], given: 0

 [#permalink] New post 29 Sep 2005, 12:50
Great. D for me :)
A,B,C "they" is ambiguous
E - seemed originally (D) seems better than "originally seemed". "they would" seems awkward to me.
VP
VP
User avatar
Joined: 13 Jun 2004
Posts: 1128
Location: London, UK
Schools: Tuck'08
Followers: 6

Kudos [?]: 24 [0], given: 0

 [#permalink] New post 29 Sep 2005, 18:49
GMATT73 wrote:
B. Vacations are plural, so D and E are eliminated. C is ridiculous and A suddenly jumps into the past tense.


I like this comment :lol:

Anyway, seems this one was not so easy. OA is A
SVP
SVP
User avatar
Joined: 05 Apr 2005
Posts: 1736
Followers: 3

Kudos [?]: 33 [0], given: 0

Re: Charter vacations - SC [#permalink] New post 29 Sep 2005, 19:09
Antmavel wrote:
For many travelers, charter vacations often turn out to cost considerably more than they originally seemed

(A) they originally seemed
(B) they originally seem to
(C) they seemingly would cost originally
(D) it seemed originally
(E) it originally seemed they would


(A) ok, correct..
(B) to is unnecessary and seem is not correct verb. we need past from.
(C) absurd and rediculas (agree with GMATT73) too.
(D) pronoun it is incorrect.
(E) same as E.
Manager
Manager
User avatar
Joined: 03 Aug 2005
Posts: 134
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 2 [0], given: 0

 [#permalink] New post 30 Sep 2005, 00:53
I still think E is correct. "It" does not refer to anything, it is the expletive "it".
  [#permalink] 30 Sep 2005, 00:53
    Similar topics Author Replies Last post
Similar
Topics:
Experts publish their posts in the topic For many travelers, charter vacations often turn out to cost chalven 27 01 Aug 2009, 09:42
For many travelers, charter vacations often turn out to cost beyondinfinity 4 21 Jun 2006, 11:28
For many travelers, charter vacations often turn out to cost perezhan 16 07 Jul 2005, 16:54
For many travelers, charter vacations often turn out to cost nocilis 3 21 Dec 2004, 00:53
For many travelers, charter vacations often turn out to cost kok72 7 14 Oct 2004, 02:58
Display posts from previous: Sort by

For many travelers, charter vacations often turn out to cost

  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®.