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

It is currently 20 Oct 2014, 23:38

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

One idea for pension reform was to disallow payments for

  Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics  
Author Message
TAGS:
Current Student
User avatar
Joined: 29 Jan 2005
Posts: 5252
Followers: 23

Kudos [?]: 139 [0], given: 0

Reviews Badge
One idea for pension reform was to disallow payments for [#permalink] New post 30 Aug 2006, 04:14
00:00
A
B
C
D
E

Difficulty:

(N/A)

Question Stats:

100% (01:02) correct 0% (00:00) wrong based on 0 sessions
One idea for pension reform was to disallow payments for those with a certain level of income; although the idea was rejected, citizens can choose to refuse pension payments in place of private sources of income, whether derived by pension funds or personal savings, if they want.

(A) in place of private sources of income, whether derived by pension funds or personal savings
(B) in lieu of private sources of income, whether derived from pension funds or personal savings
(C) for private sources of income, whether derived from pension funds or personal savings
(D) instead of private sources of income, derived either from pension funds or personal savings
(E) rather than private sources of income, whether derived from pension funds or personal savings

Last edited by GMATT73 on 30 Aug 2006, 04:51, edited 1 time in total.
CEO
CEO
User avatar
Joined: 20 Nov 2005
Posts: 2922
Schools: Completed at SAID BUSINESS SCHOOL, OXFORD - Class of 2008
Followers: 15

Kudos [?]: 81 [0], given: 0

 [#permalink] New post 30 Aug 2006, 06:04
Looks like C.

1. refused X for Y
2. derived from X or Y
_________________

SAID BUSINESS SCHOOL, OXFORD - MBA CLASS OF 2008

Manager
Manager
User avatar
Joined: 27 Jul 2006
Posts: 161
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 7 [0], given: 0

 [#permalink] New post 30 Aug 2006, 06:18
Looks like C for using the grammar rules, but B sounds pretty good to me too.
Director
Director
avatar
Joined: 17 Jul 2006
Posts: 716
Followers: 1

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

 [#permalink] New post 30 Aug 2006, 07:19
caught between C and E.

C is better one.

refused X for Y.
Senior Manager
Senior Manager
User avatar
Joined: 05 Jun 2005
Posts: 455
Followers: 1

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

SC Pensioners [#permalink] New post 30 Aug 2006, 07:27
ps_dahiya wrote:
Looks like C.

1. refused X for Y
2. derived from X or Y


Yup for the same reasons. C for me as well :)
Manager
Manager
User avatar
Joined: 09 Aug 2005
Posts: 72
Followers: 1

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

 [#permalink] New post 30 Aug 2006, 13:56
Am going to go with C, although I feel the right option would be "in favor of".

MG
Senior Manager
Senior Manager
avatar
Joined: 15 Aug 2004
Posts: 329
Followers: 1

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

 [#permalink] New post 31 Aug 2006, 03:21
sperinko wrote:
Why is (B) Wrong ?


I guess only bcos for does the work in 1 word what in lieu of does in 3 words...

That's the only diff I see...

Going for C here....
Current Student
User avatar
Joined: 29 Jan 2005
Posts: 5252
Followers: 23

Kudos [?]: 139 [0], given: 0

Reviews Badge
 [#permalink] New post 31 Aug 2006, 08:11
sperinko wrote:
Why is (B) Wrong ?


(C) is the OA because it is slightly more concise. Splitting hairs on this one!
  [#permalink] 31 Aug 2006, 08:11
    Similar topics Author Replies Last post
Similar
Topics:
1 Pensions are now viewed as a deferred payment of salary, rkatl 6 09 Aug 2006, 19:58
Pensions are now viewed as a deferred payment of salary, mailtheguru 4 05 Aug 2006, 09:11
Pensions are now viewed as a deferred payment of salary, remgeo 6 26 Apr 2006, 03:41
Pensions are now viewed as a deferred payment of salary, rahulraao 4 14 Nov 2005, 22:31
1 One idea for Social Security reform was to disallow payments Questor 8 21 Jan 2005, 23:56
Display posts from previous: Sort by

One idea for pension reform was to disallow payments for

  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®.