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

It is currently 16 Sep 2014, 22:11

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 the farmer who takes care to keep them cool - Old Thread

  Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics  
Author Message
TAGS:
Director
Director
avatar
Joined: 19 Nov 2004
Posts: 565
Location: SF Bay Area, USA
Followers: 3

Kudos [?]: 32 [0], given: 0

GMAT Tests User
For the farmer who takes care to keep them cool - Old Thread [#permalink] New post 25 Mar 2005, 20:31
For the farmer who takes care to keep them cool, providing them with high-energy feed, and milking them regularly, Holstein cows are producing an average of 2,275 gallons of milk each per year.
A. providing them with high-energy feed, and milking them regularly, Holstein cows are producing
B. providing them with high-energy feed, and milked regularly, the Holstein cow produces
C. provided with high-energy feed, and milking them regularly, Holstein cows are producing
D. provided with high-energy feed, and milked regularly, the Holstein cow produces
E. provided with high-energy feed, and milked regularly, Holstein cows will produce

Please explain your answer.
Manager
Manager
avatar
Joined: 06 Oct 2004
Posts: 67
Followers: 1

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

For the farmer who takes care to keep them cool, providing [#permalink] New post 11 May 2005, 15:26
For the farmer who takes care to keep them cool, providing them with high-energy feed, and milking them regularly, Holstein cows are producing an average of 2,275 gallons of milk each per year.

A. providing them with high-energy feed, and milking them regularly, Holstein cows are producing

B. providing them with high-energy feed, and milked regularly, the Holstein cow produces

C. provided with high-energy feed, and milking them regularly, Holstein cows are producing

D. provided with high-energy feed, and milked regularly, the Holstein cow produces

E. provided with high-energy feed, and milked regularly, Holstein cows will produce
Intern
Intern
avatar
Joined: 11 May 2005
Posts: 2
Followers: 0

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

 [#permalink] New post 11 May 2005, 17:13
E - because of the parallel composition and "cow will produce" . . . "for the farmer . . "
Manager
Manager
avatar
Joined: 08 Mar 2005
Posts: 101
Followers: 1

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

 [#permalink] New post 11 May 2005, 22:00
I think its A.

Parallel construct is missing in B C

D is out as keep them cool, the Holstein cow produces. singular plural error.

E is incorrect as provided and milked doesn't sound right with will produce.
Current Student
User avatar
Joined: 29 Jan 2005
Posts: 5252
Followers: 23

Kudos [?]: 131 [0], given: 0

GMAT Tests User Reviews Badge
 [#permalink] New post 12 May 2005, 05:50
E.

For the farmer who takes care to keep them cool, providing them with high-energy feed, and milking them regularly, Holstein cows are producing an average of 2,275 gallons of milk each per year.

Because of the use of them, we must finish the sentence with the plural cows. This eliminates B and D.

The difference between A, C, and E is potential. Only E uses the passive voice accurately to note the Holstein`s potential.

E all the way
Senior Manager
Senior Manager
User avatar
Joined: 12 Oct 2003
Posts: 265
Location: sydney
Followers: 1

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

GMAT Tests User
 [#permalink] New post 12 May 2005, 07:59
this SC is messing with tenses. does this qualify to be on GMAT?
_________________

When u r about to make ends meet, someone moves the ends.

SVP
SVP
User avatar
Joined: 28 May 2005
Posts: 1743
Location: Dhaka
Followers: 6

Kudos [?]: 40 [0], given: 0

GMAT Tests User
Q12: For the farmer who takes care to keep them cool, [#permalink] New post 07 Oct 2005, 13:46
Q12:
For the farmer who takes care to keep them cool, providing them with high-energy feed, and milking them regularly, Holstein cows are producing an average of 2,275 gallons of milk each per year.
A. providing them with high-energy feed, and milking them regularly, Holstein cows are producing
B. providing them with high-energy feed, and milked regularly, the Holstein cow produces
C. provided with high-energy feed, and milking them regularly, Holstein cows are producing
D. provided with high-energy feed, and milked regularly, the Holstein cow produces
E. provided with high-energy feed, and milked regularly, Holstein cows will produce
_________________

hey ya......

Manager
Manager
avatar
Joined: 17 Aug 2005
Posts: 167
Followers: 1

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

 [#permalink] New post 07 Oct 2005, 16:01
E for me

them in the first line has to agree with the cows so we can eliminate A and D

in B and C, two different tenses are used which is not correct

in E, taking out the first part of the sentence leaves us with "provided with high-energy feed, and milked regularly, Holstein cows will produce an average of 2,275 gallons of milk each per year"

OA?
Director
Director
avatar
Joined: 23 Jun 2005
Posts: 847
GMAT 1: 740 Q48 V42
Followers: 5

Kudos [?]: 24 [0], given: 1

GMAT Tests User
 [#permalink] New post 07 Oct 2005, 19:44
kimmyg wrote:
E for me

them in the first line has to agree with the cows so we can eliminate A and D

in B and C, two different tenses are used which is not correct

in E, taking out the first part of the sentence leaves us with "provided with high-energy feed, and milked regularly, Holstein cows will produce an average of 2,275 gallons of milk each per year"

OA?

E doesn't tell you whom "provided" refers to... to the farmer or to "them". Also, since you have them in the first place, it seems better to have them in the later parts too. It might seem redundant, but IMO, it is not, in this particular case. So, I'll go with A, which makes the most sense for me!
SVP
SVP
User avatar
Joined: 24 Sep 2005
Posts: 1898
Followers: 10

Kudos [?]: 104 [0], given: 0

GMAT Tests User
Re: SC # Holstein Cows [#permalink] New post 07 Oct 2005, 19:55
nakib77 wrote:
Q12:
For the farmer who takes care to keep them cool, providing them with high-energy feed, and milking them regularly, Holstein cows are producing an average of 2,275 gallons of milk each per year.
A. providing them with high-energy feed, and milking them regularly, Holstein cows are producing
B. providing them with high-energy feed, and milked regularly, the Holstein cow produces
C. provided with high-energy feed, and milking them regularly, Holstein cows are producing
D. provided with high-energy feed, and milked regularly, the Holstein cow produces
E. provided with high-energy feed, and milked regularly, Holstein cows will produce


A for me.
B and C are out because tenses are different in the same relative clause.
D and E should be added " and being...." in front of "provided" because they seem to talk about the subject " holstein cows" rather than "the farmer".
Director
Director
avatar
Joined: 21 Aug 2005
Posts: 795
Followers: 2

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

GMAT Tests User
 [#permalink] New post 07 Oct 2005, 21:23
A for me.

C, D and E suggest that it is the farmer who is provided the high energy feed.
B - Use of Inconsistent tenses
Director
Director
avatar
Joined: 15 Aug 2005
Posts: 804
Location: Singapore
Followers: 2

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

GMAT Tests User
 [#permalink] New post 08 Oct 2005, 05:22
A it is! This is a wierd sentence. I chose A through POE! No logic for me here! :twisted:
_________________

Cheers, Rahul.

GMAT Club Legend
GMAT Club Legend
User avatar
Joined: 07 Jul 2004
Posts: 5097
Location: Singapore
Followers: 19

Kudos [?]: 143 [0], given: 0

GMAT Tests User
 [#permalink] New post 08 Oct 2005, 05:28
First of all, remove choice B as singular 'cow' does not go with plural 'them'
The same can be done with choice D
Finally, we can rule out choice E as it breaks the parallelism here. For the entire question, we are concerned with providing the cows (them) with something, but in E, it breaks that up by using "and milked regularly".

A is the best choice.
SVP
SVP
User avatar
Joined: 28 May 2005
Posts: 1743
Location: Dhaka
Followers: 6

Kudos [?]: 40 [0], given: 0

GMAT Tests User
 [#permalink] New post 09 Oct 2005, 10:44
good discussion.
OA is E.

Good explanation kimmyg.
Thanks.
_________________

hey ya......

SVP
SVP
User avatar
Joined: 24 Sep 2005
Posts: 1898
Followers: 10

Kudos [?]: 104 [0], given: 0

GMAT Tests User
 [#permalink] New post 09 Oct 2005, 18:23
kimmyg wrote:
E for me

them in the first line has to agree with the cows so we can eliminate A and D

in B and C, two different tenses are used which is not correct

in E, taking out the first part of the sentence leaves us with "provided with high-energy feed, and milked regularly, Holstein cows will produce an average of 2,275 gallons of milk each per year"

OA?


I don't think it is coz you can use them in "take cares to keep them cool" as to refer to the cows. Then why not the two other them refer to the cows again?
I think E gonna be fine if the whole underlined part is "for.........produce".[/i][/b]
Senior Manager
Senior Manager
avatar
Joined: 11 May 2004
Posts: 460
Location: New York
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 9 [0], given: 0

GMAT Tests User
Re: SC # Holstein Cows [#permalink] New post 09 Oct 2005, 21:41
Go with A for parallelism.

B, C parallelism error
D tense error
E didn't like the use of "will"

nakib77 wrote:
Q12:
For the farmer who takes care to keep them cool, providing them with high-energy feed, and milking them regularly, Holstein cows are producing an average of 2,275 gallons of milk each per year.
A. providing them with high-energy feed, and milking them regularly, Holstein cows are producing
B. providing them with high-energy feed, and milked regularly, the Holstein cow produces
C. provided with high-energy feed, and milking them regularly, Holstein cows are producing
D. provided with high-energy feed, and milked regularly, the Holstein cow produces
E. provided with high-energy feed, and milked regularly, Holstein cows will produce
VP
VP
User avatar
Joined: 13 Jun 2004
Posts: 1128
Location: London, UK
Schools: Tuck'08
Followers: 6

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

GMAT Tests User
 [#permalink] New post 09 Oct 2005, 22:12
Except from the tense choice, it seems more logical to have PROVIDING than PROVIDED. Normally, considering the begining of the sentence, it should be the action of the farmer just after.
It is not a case of modifier because it is not said : "the farmer who takes...", nevertheless it seems that it would be better to get this than "provided".

no ?

I would go for E
SVP
SVP
User avatar
Joined: 28 May 2005
Posts: 1743
Location: Dhaka
Followers: 6

Kudos [?]: 40 [0], given: 0

GMAT Tests User
 [#permalink] New post 11 Oct 2005, 02:09
I think this is a conditional sentence, although it does not have if.

let me use the "if" and rearrange the sentenct...

if the farmer who takes care ........... Holstein cows will produce .................

Only E uses that sturcture properly.
_________________

hey ya......

Manager
Manager
avatar
Joined: 10 Dec 2005
Posts: 103
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 8 [0], given: 0

For the farmer who takes care to keep them cool, providing [#permalink] New post 27 Dec 2005, 06:00
For the farmer who takes care to keep them cool, providing them with high-energy feed, and milking them regularly, Holstein cows are producing an average of 2,275 gallons of milk each per year.

A. providing them with high-energy feed, and milking them regularly, Holstein cows are producing
B. providing them with high-energy feed, and milked regularly, the Holstein cow produces
C. provided with high-energy feed, and milking them regularly, Holstein cows are producing
D. provided with high-energy feed, and milked regularly, the Holstein cow produces
E. provided with high-energy feed, and milked regularly, Holstein cows will produce
_________________

JAI HIND!

Current Student
User avatar
Joined: 23 Oct 2005
Posts: 244
Schools: Cranfield SOM
Followers: 2

Kudos [?]: 13 [0], given: 2

GMAT Tests User
Re: SC: Farmer and cow [#permalink] New post 27 Dec 2005, 06:40
JAI HIND wrote:
For the farmer who takes care to keep them cool, providing them with high-energy feed, and milking them regularly, Holstein cows are producing an average of 2,275 gallons of milk each per year.

A. providing them with high-energy feed, and milking them regularly, Holstein cows are producing
B. providing them with high-energy feed, and milked regularly, the Holstein cow produces
C. provided with high-energy feed, and milking them regularly, Holstein cows are producing
D. provided with high-energy feed, and milked regularly, the Holstein cow produces
E. provided with high-energy feed, and milked regularly, Holstein cows will produce


C / D / E are wrong since all are in ast tense (provided)

B is wrong since it uses milked.

Hence A.
VP
VP
avatar
Joined: 06 Jun 2004
Posts: 1062
Location: CA
Followers: 2

Kudos [?]: 26 [0], given: 0

GMAT Tests User
 [#permalink] New post 27 Dec 2005, 08:05
My answer is A for ||ism and also the use of present partciple to show cause/effect
_________________

Don't be afraid to take a flying leap of faith.. If you risk nothing, than you gain nothing...

  [#permalink] 27 Dec 2005, 08:05
    Similar topics Author Replies Last post
Similar
Topics:
2 Experts publish their posts in the topic For the farmer who takes care to keep them cool souvik101990 1 25 Aug 2014, 11:59
3 For the farmer who takes care to keep them cool Dhairya275 10 29 Aug 2013, 13:08
Q)For the farmer who takes care to keep them cool, providing abhinava 0 01 Jun 2011, 00:40
For the farmer who takes care to keep them cool, providing JAI HIND 0 27 Dec 2005, 11:56
For the farmer who takes care to keep them cool, providing perezhan 0 12 May 2005, 07:59
Display posts from previous: Sort by

For the farmer who takes care to keep them cool - Old Thread

  Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics  

Go to page   Previous    1   2   3   4   5   6    Next  [ 105 posts ] 



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®.