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Like a protein rich diet that the healthy genes need to prod [#permalink] New post 12 Jul 2013, 05:27
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Like a protein rich diet that the healthy genes need to produce amino acids, the healthy genes diminishing is due to more and more people adopting an urban lifestyle, in which they tend to cook less, eating more processed food and fast food.

a) the healthy genes diminishing is due to more and more people adopting an urban lifestyle, in which they tend to cook less, eating more processed food and

b) the healthy genes diminishing due to more and more people adopting an urban lifestyle is because they tend to cook less, eat more processed food, and

c) the healthy genes are diminishing as more and more people adopt an urban lifestyle, in which they tend to cook less, eating more processed food and

d) the healthy genes are diminishing as more and more people adopt an urban lifestyle cooking less and eating more processed food and

e) more and more people adopt an urban lifestyle leading to the diminishing of healthy genes, in which they tend to cook less, eating more processed food and
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Re: Like a protein rich diet that the healthy genes need to prod [#permalink] New post 12 Jul 2013, 07:57
it should be D.

A and B are not comparing correctly with what is compared in Like.

) the healthy genes are diminishing as more and more people adopt an urban lifestyle, in which they tend to cook less, eating more processed food and
too wordy...

d) the healthy genes are diminishing as more and more people adopt an urban lifestyle cooking less and eating more processed food and
" cooking less and eating more processed food " correctly modifies the urban lifestyle.
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Re: Like a protein rich diet that the healthy genes need to prod [#permalink] New post 12 Jul 2013, 08:03
AMITAGARWAL2 wrote:
it should be D.

A and B are not comparing correctly with what is compared in Like.

) the healthy genes are diminishing as more and more people adopt an urban lifestyle, in which they tend to cook less, eating more processed food and
too wordy...

d) the healthy genes are diminishing as more and more people adopt an urban lifestyle cooking less and eating more processed food and
" cooking less and eating more processed food " correctly modifies the urban lifestyle.


hi amit,

in D ==>more and more people adopt an urban lifestyle cooking==>MEANS PEOPLE ARE ADOPTING URBAN STAYLE COOKING....thats not the intended meaning..and moreover there ARE few more errors in D...You missed few points....give 1 more try.. :)
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Re: Like a protein rich diet that the healthy genes need to prod [#permalink] New post 12 Jul 2013, 08:33
You are right... on second attempt..it should be E because protien rrich diet( Which is a lifestyle) it is compared urban lifestyle...
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Re: Like a protein rich diet that the healthy genes need to prod [#permalink] New post 12 Jul 2013, 08:45
AMITAGARWAL2 wrote:
You are right... on second attempt..it should be E because protien rrich diet( Which is a lifestyle) it is compared urban lifestyle...


no...i will say.

in E it is comparing protein rich diet with people...

E Meant to say....as more and more people are adopting urban life style.......,protein is also adopting urban life style.....==>so this doesnt makes sense.
because..protein cant adopt lifestyle....

hope i made it clear..
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Re: Like a protein rich diet that the healthy genes need to prod [#permalink] New post 12 Jul 2013, 09:04
I think the correct answer is C . "in which they tend to cook less, eating more processed food and fast food" .- this bit doesnt need to be in parallel structure as it not really a list .also this seems to be the better option though i am not sure how a protei rich diet compares to the healthy genes
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Like a protein rich diet that the healthy genes need to produce amino acids, the healthy genes diminishing is due to more and more people adopting an urban lifestyle, in which they tend to cook less, eating more processed food and fast food.

a) the healthy genes diminishing is due to more and more people adopting an urban lifestyle, in which they tend to cook less, eating more processed food and

b) the healthy genes diminishing due to more and more people adopting an urban lifestyle is because they tend to cook less, eat more processed food, and

c) the healthy genes are diminishing as more and more people adopt an urban lifestyle, in which they tend to cook less, eating more processed food and

d) the healthy genes are diminishing as more and more people adopt an urban lifestyle cooking less and eating more processed food and

e) more and more people adopt an urban lifestyle leading to the diminishing of healthy genes, in which they tend to cook less, eating more processed food and


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I picked C, but not 100% sure. Here is my 2 cents.

First of all, the intended meaning is "Like a protein, the healthy genes are diminishing........" ==> The comparison should be "a protein" vs "the healthy genes". ==> E is out first.

a) the healthy genes diminishing is due to more and more people adopting an urban lifestyle, in which they tend to cook less, eating more processed food and
Wrong comparison: "a protein" vs " the diminishing".

b) the healthy genes diminishing due to more and more people adopting an urban lifestyle is because they tend to cook less, eat more processed food, and
Wrong. Same as A. "a protein" vs " the diminishing".

c) the healthy genes are diminishing as more and more people adopt an urban lifestyle, in which they tend to cook less, eating more processed food and
Correct comparison: "a protein" vs "the healthy genes".

d) the healthy genes are diminishing as more and more people adopt an urban lifestyle cooking less and eating more processed food and
Wrong modifier: Because "cooking less.." is Verb-ing modifier and there is NO comma before it ==> "cooking" modifies lifestyle --> Wrong.

e) more and more people adopt an urban lifestyle leading to the diminishing of healthy genes, in which they tend to cook less, eating more processed food and
Wrong comparison: "a protein" vs "people".

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Re: Like a protein rich diet that the healthy genes need to prod [#permalink] New post 12 Jul 2013, 11:19
IMO C

A,B: Healthy genes diminishing : verb is missing and parallelism issues in the list at the end
C: Healthy genes are diminishing: fine and "in which they" : fine as "they" refers to people
D: many errors, awkward sentence and changes meaning
E: changes meaning again
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Re: Like a protein rich diet that the healthy genes need to prod [#permalink] New post 12 Jul 2013, 11:26
Gian wrote:
IMO C

A,B: Healthy genes diminishing : verb is missing and parallelism issues in the list at the end
C: Healthy genes are diminishing: fine and "in which they" : fine as "they" refers to people
D: many errors, awkward sentence and changes meaning
E: changes meaning again


hi gian,

your answer was correct but i will say your reasoning was not perfect....refer PGHAI post above
in option A/B Healthy genes diminishing is acting as a subject===and verb =IS.....So it has sub-verb ..but comparison is not cORRECT...

in option E ==>SAME ERROR COMPARISON IS NOT CORRECT..

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Re: Like a protein rich diet that the healthy genes need to prod [#permalink] New post 13 Jul 2013, 07:13
Don't anyone think that in option C, the word "they" doesn't have a clear antecedent. "They" could be referring to genes or people.
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Re: Like a protein rich diet that the healthy genes need to prod [#permalink] New post 13 Jul 2013, 07:23
sharmaprashant19 wrote:
Don't anyone think that in option C, the word "they" doesn't have a clear antecedent. "They" could be referring to genes or people.


The problem comes when the pronoun "they" becomes ambiguous. Here it is clearly referring to people and not genes as per the meaning of the sentence.

Think this way:
they -> Genes -> tend to cook less, eating more processed food -> nonsensical
they -> People -> tend to cook less, eating more processed food -> makes sense

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Re: Like a protein rich diet that the healthy genes need to prod [#permalink] New post 13 Jul 2013, 07:53
sharmaprashant19 wrote:
Don't anyone think that in option C, the word "they" doesn't have a clear antecedent. "They" could be referring to genes or people.


hi prashant ,
pronoun ambiguity is not the absolute rule for GMAT

GMAT will usually tolerate pronoun ambiguity if:

1)the context is obvious.
2)the pronoun is parallel.
3)the pronounis not parallel to other noun.

in this question: they ==>ambiguity is tolerable..since in option C:
the healthy genes are diminishing as more and more people adopt an urban lifestyle, in which they tend to cook less, eating more processed food and===>GENES CANT TEND TO COOK===>So it is clearly refering to people...as the context is obvious....



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Re: Like a protein rich diet that the healthy genes need to prod [#permalink] New post 18 Nov 2013, 20:00
It can't be D. D seems like a run on sentence. C for me.
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Re: Like a protein rich diet that the healthy genes need to prod [#permalink] New post 20 Jan 2014, 08:24
pqhai wrote:
shaileshmishra wrote:
Like a protein rich diet that the healthy genes need to produce amino acids, the healthy genes diminishing is due to more and more people adopting an urban lifestyle, in which they tend to cook less, eating more processed food and fast food.

a) the healthy genes diminishing is due to more and more people adopting an urban lifestyle, in which they tend to cook less, eating more processed food and

b) the healthy genes diminishing due to more and more people adopting an urban lifestyle is because they tend to cook less, eat more processed food, and

c) the healthy genes are diminishing as more and more people adopt an urban lifestyle, in which they tend to cook less, eating more processed food and

d) the healthy genes are diminishing as more and more people adopt an urban lifestyle cooking less and eating more processed food and

e) more and more people adopt an urban lifestyle leading to the diminishing of healthy genes, in which they tend to cook less, eating more processed food and


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I picked C, but not 100% sure. Here is my 2 cents.

First of all, the intended meaning is "Like a protein, the healthy genes are diminishing........" ==> The comparison should be "a protein" vs "the healthy genes". ==> E is out first.

a) the healthy genes diminishing is due to more and more people adopting an urban lifestyle, in which they tend to cook less, eating more processed food and
Wrong comparison: "a protein" vs " the diminishing".

b) the healthy genes diminishing due to more and more people adopting an urban lifestyle is because they tend to cook less, eat more processed food, and
Wrong. Same as A. "a protein" vs " the diminishing".

c) the healthy genes are diminishing as more and more people adopt an urban lifestyle, in which they tend to cook less, eating more processed food and
Correct comparison: "a protein" vs "the healthy genes".

d) the healthy genes are diminishing as more and more people adopt an urban lifestyle cooking less and eating more processed food and
Wrong modifier: Because "cooking less.." is Verb-ing modifier and there is NO comma before it ==> "cooking" modifies lifestyle --> Wrong.

e) more and more people adopt an urban lifestyle leading to the diminishing of healthy genes, in which they tend to cook less, eating more processed food and
Wrong comparison: "a protein" vs "people".

Waiting for OA.


I don't get the meaning of this sentence, how can we compare the healthy genes with protein?

Would anybody please elaborate further?

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Re: Like a protein rich diet that the healthy genes need to prod [#permalink] New post 12 Mar 2014, 03:02
A very hard question which I want to follow

in the pattern
like+noun 1+clause(noun2+verb)

the meaning is that noun 1 and noun2 do the same job (verb)

this means only C and D is correct in this point.

C is better.

the trick is that noun 1 and noun 2 look very different but they can be compared because they do the same job

like the table, a person becomes old over many year

is a correct sentence.

very hard and good question.
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