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

It is currently 01 Sep 2014, 11:31

Happy Labor Day:

Free Access to New GMATClub Tests for all GMATClub Members!!


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

In 1933 the rubber, clothing, and shipbuilding industries

  Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics  
Author Message
TAGS:
Director
Director
avatar
Joined: 24 Aug 2006
Posts: 754
Location: Dallas, Texas
Followers: 5

Kudos [?]: 27 [0], given: 0

GMAT Tests User
In 1933 the rubber, clothing, and shipbuilding industries [#permalink] New post 12 Sep 2006, 19:41
00:00
A
B
C
D
E

Difficulty:

(N/A)

Question Stats:

0% (00:00) correct 0% (00:00) wrong based on 0 sessions
In 1933 the rubber, clothing, and shipbuilding industries put into effect a six-hour workday, believing it a seeming permanent accommodation rather than a temporary expedient for what many observers thought was an economy made over productive by advances in technology.

(A) believing it a seeming permanent accommodation rather than a temporary expedient for what many observers thought was
(B) believing it a seeming permanent accommodation instead of a temporary expedient for what many observers thought was
(C) believing that it was not a temporary expedient but a seeming permanent accommodation to what many observers thought of as
(D) not as a temporary expedient but as a seemingly permanent accommodation to what many observers thought was
(E) not as a temporary expedient but believing it a seemingly permanent accommodation for what many observers thought
_________________

"Education is what remains when one has forgotten everything he learned in school."

Director
Director
avatar
Joined: 10 Oct 2005
Posts: 532
Location: US
Followers: 1

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

GMAT Tests User
 [#permalink] New post 12 Sep 2006, 19:46
we need seemingly (an adverb) to describe noun. So A, B and C are out.

D is parallel and concise.

E is out. It is wordy, uses 'accomodation for what' I think this is wrong.
VP
VP
avatar
Joined: 28 Mar 2006
Posts: 1390
Followers: 2

Kudos [?]: 18 [0], given: 0

GMAT Tests User
 [#permalink] New post 12 Sep 2006, 19:51
mahesh004 wrote:
we need seemingly (an adverb) to describe noun. So A, B and C are out.

D is parallel and concise.

E is out. It is wordy, uses 'accomodation for what' I think this is wrong.


I do not think adverb describes a noun.

It can only describe about verb,adjective or another adverb. Please correct me if I am wrong.

The answer here is D
Director
Director
User avatar
Joined: 26 Mar 2006
Posts: 647
Followers: 1

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

GMAT Tests User
 [#permalink] New post 12 Sep 2006, 20:05
'D' for being parallel.

I think usage of 'believing is not parallel
VP
VP
User avatar
Joined: 02 Jun 2006
Posts: 1270
Followers: 2

Kudos [?]: 37 [0], given: 0

GMAT Tests User
 [#permalink] New post 12 Sep 2006, 20:24
(D) not as a temporary expedient but as a seemingly permanent accommodation to what many observers thought was

not as ... but as ...
Senior Manager
Senior Manager
User avatar
Joined: 13 Jul 2006
Posts: 327
Followers: 1

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

GMAT Tests User
 [#permalink] New post 12 Sep 2006, 21:20
Yes got to be (D) here.has to be semingly impermanent....
_________________

A well-balanced person is one who has a drink in each of his hands.

Senior Manager
Senior Manager
User avatar
Joined: 05 Jun 2005
Posts: 455
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 15 [0], given: 0

GMAT Tests User
Re: SC: 6 hour day [#permalink] New post 13 Sep 2006, 12:02
Swagatalakshmi wrote:
In 1933 the rubber, clothing, and shipbuilding industries put into effect a six-hour workday, believing it a seeming permanent accommodation rather than a temporary expedient for what many observers thought was an economy made over productive by advances in technology.

(A) believing it a seeming permanent accommodation rather than a temporary expedient for what many observers thought was
(B) believing it a seeming permanent accommodation instead of a temporary expedient for what many observers thought was
(C) believing that it was not a temporary expedient but a seeming permanent accommodation to what many observers thought of as
(D) not as a temporary expedient but as a seemingly permanent accommodation to what many observers thought was
(E) not as a temporary expedient but believing it a seemingly permanent accommodation for what many observers thought


Def D, as it is the most parallel and concise. And like haas mentioned not as... but as..
VP
VP
avatar
Joined: 21 Mar 2006
Posts: 1136
Location: Bangalore
Followers: 2

Kudos [?]: 20 [0], given: 0

GMAT Tests User
 [#permalink] New post 13 Sep 2006, 22:16
(A) believing it a seeming permanent accommodation rather than a temporary expedient for what many observers thought was - need 'to be' after 'it'.WRONG.

(B) believing it a seeming permanent accommodation instead of a temporary expedient for what many observers thought was - need 'to be' after 'it'.WRONG.

(C) believing that it was not a temporary expedient but a seeming permanent accommodation to what many observers thought of as - 'of' is extra

(D) not as a temporary expedient but as a seemingly permanent accommodation to what many observers thought was - parallel, consise. CORRECT

(E) not as a temporary expedient but believing it a seemingly permanent accommodation for what many observers thought - not parallel. WRONG
SVP
SVP
User avatar
Joined: 24 Aug 2006
Posts: 2137
Followers: 3

Kudos [?]: 85 [0], given: 0

GMAT Tests User
Re: SC: 6 hour day [#permalink] New post 15 Sep 2006, 07:44
Swagatalakshmi wrote:
In 1933 the rubber, clothing, and shipbuilding industries put into effect a six-hour workday, believing it a seeming permanent accommodation rather than a temporary expedient for what many observers thought was an economy made over productive by advances in technology.

(A) believing it a seeming permanent accommodation rather than a temporary expedient for what many observers thought was
(B) believing it a seeming permanent accommodation instead of a temporary expedient for what many observers thought was
(C) believing that it was not a temporary expedient but a seeming permanent accommodation to what many observers thought of as
(D) not as a temporary expedient but as a seemingly permanent accommodation to what many observers thought was
(E) not as a temporary expedient but believing it a seemingly permanent accommodation for what many observers thought


A, B and C all misuse seeming. E is not parallel.

I like D
Re: SC: 6 hour day   [#permalink] 15 Sep 2006, 07:44
    Similar topics Author Replies Last post
Similar
Topics:
In 1933 the rubber, clothing, and shipbuilding industries bsd_lover 1 25 Apr 2008, 02:44
1 In 1933 the rubber, clothing, and shipbuilding industries goalsnr 6 28 Feb 2008, 15:54
1 In 1933 the rubber, clothing, and shipbuilding industries nehanishika 6 15 Oct 2007, 10:49
In 1933 the rubber, clothing, and shipbuilding industries nakib77 6 01 Nov 2005, 04:41
In 1933 the rubber, clothing, and shipbuilding industries 5elements 3 18 Jun 2005, 16:10
Display posts from previous: Sort by

In 1933 the rubber, clothing, and shipbuilding industries

  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®.