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

It is currently 24 Oct 2014, 19:10

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

Providing initial evidence that airports are a larger source

  Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics  
Author Message
TAGS:
3 KUDOS received
Intern
Intern
User avatar
Joined: 25 Oct 2010
Posts: 46
WE 1: 3 yrs
Followers: 0

Kudos [?]: 27 [3] , given: 13

Providing initial evidence that airports are a larger source [#permalink] New post 04 Nov 2010, 09:26
3
This post received
KUDOS
4
This post was
BOOKMARKED
00:00
A
B
C
D
E

Difficulty:

  35% (medium)

Question Stats:

59% (01:37) correct 41% (00:47) wrong based on 118 sessions
Providing initial evidence that airports are a larger source of pollution than they were once believed to be,environmentalists in Chicago report that the total amount of pollutant emitted annually by vehicles at O'hare International Airport is twice as that which is being emitted annually by all motor vehicles in the Chicago metropolitan area.

A.as that which is being emitted annually by all
B.as much annually as is emitted by the
C.as much compared to what is annually emitted y all
D.that emitted annually by all
E.that emitted annually compared to the
[Reveal] Spoiler: OA
Expert Post
3 KUDOS received
Retired Moderator
avatar
Status: worked for Kaplan's associates, but now on my own, free and flying
Joined: 19 Feb 2007
Posts: 2266
Location: India
WE: Education (Education)
Followers: 267

Kudos [?]: 1703 [3] , given: 249

Premium Member
Re: Chicago Airport [#permalink] New post 04 Nov 2010, 10:28
3
This post received
KUDOS
Expert's post
A. as that which is being emitted annually by all – that which is redundant and being emitted is inelegant.
B. as much annually as is emitted by the – annually can not be separated from emitted; as much annually as is emitted is wrong word order.
C .as much compared to what is annually emitted by all – wrong idiom; a comparison stared with -as- should be completed with- as [/b]-
D. than emitted annually by all – perfect parallelism and crisp language ; amount of pollutant [b]emitted annually by vehicles at O’Hare International Airport is matched by that emitted annually by all motor vehicles – This is the tight choice

E. that emitted annually compared to the – wrong; comparing emission with motor vehicles.
_________________

Get the best GMAT Prep Resources with GMAT Club Premium Membership

Current Student
User avatar
Joined: 15 Jul 2010
Posts: 259
GMAT 1: 750 Q49 V42
Followers: 5

Kudos [?]: 86 [0], given: 65

Re: Chicago Airport [#permalink] New post 04 Nov 2010, 16:18
D.

A, B and C fail to use 'as much as' correctly with proper comparisons.

E compares that emitted to the vehicles.
_________________

Consider KUDOS if my post was helpful. :-D

My Debrief: 750-q49v42-105591.html#p825487

Senior Manager
Senior Manager
User avatar
Joined: 23 Mar 2011
Posts: 474
Location: India
GPA: 2.5
WE: Operations (Hospitality and Tourism)
Followers: 11

Kudos [?]: 112 [0], given: 59

Re: Providing initial evidence that airports are a larger source [#permalink] New post 16 Mar 2013, 08:57
Is "twice" the parallel marker/tag?
_________________

"When the going gets tough, the tough gets going!"

Bring ON SOME KUDOS MATES+++



-----------------------------
Quant Notes consolidated: consolodited-quant-guides-of-forum-most-helpful-in-preps-151067.html#p1217652

My GMAT journey begins: my-gmat-journey-begins-122251.html

All about Richard Ivey: all-about-richard-ivey-148594.html#p1190518

SVP
SVP
User avatar
Joined: 01 Oct 2013
Posts: 2352
Followers: 279

Kudos [?]: 66 [0], given: 0

Premium Member
Re: Providing initial evidence that airports are a larger source [#permalink] New post 19 May 2014, 14:03
Hello from the GMAT Club VerbalBot!

Thanks to another GMAT Club member, I have just discovered this valuable topic, yet it had no discussion for over a year. I am now bumping it up - doing my job. I think you may find it valuable (esp those replies with Kudos).

Want to see all other topics I dig out? Follow me (click follow button on profile). You will receive a summary of all topics I bump in your profile area as well as via email.
Senior Manager
Senior Manager
avatar
Joined: 07 Apr 2012
Posts: 465
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 8 [0], given: 58

CAT Tests
Re: Providing initial evidence that airports are a larger source [#permalink] New post 24 Sep 2014, 08:07
What is the problem with A?
It has the right idiom, and as far as I can tell it's just a little wordy.
Is that it?
Verbal Forum Moderator
Verbal Forum Moderator
User avatar
Joined: 15 Jun 2012
Posts: 1121
Location: United States
Followers: 137

Kudos [?]: 1388 [0], given: 122

Re: Providing initial evidence that airports are a larger source [#permalink] New post 24 Sep 2014, 09:17
1
This post was
BOOKMARKED
ronr34 wrote:
What is the problem with A?
It has the right idiom, and as far as I can tell it's just a little wordy.
Is that it?


Hello ron34

A is wrong because

1. Parallel:
The syntax is: X is twice Y <= X and Y must be parallel, if X is noun phrase, Y should be noun phrase too. Let see what X is. X = total amount of pollutant emitted annually by vehicles. This is noun phrase. But Y = that which is being emitted....... This is a clause (has both subject and verb). The parallel structure is not maintained.

2. Grammar:
"that which" is considered unidiomatic in GMAT.

Hope it helps.
_________________

Please +1 KUDO if my post helps. Thank you.

"Designing cars consumes you; it has a hold on your spirit which is incredibly powerful. It's not something you can do part time, you have do it with all your heart and soul or you're going to get it wrong."

Chris Bangle - Former BMV Chief of Design.

Re: Providing initial evidence that airports are a larger source   [#permalink] 24 Sep 2014, 09:17
    Similar topics Author Replies Last post
Similar
Topics:
2 Experts publish their posts in the topic Providing initial evidence that airports are a large source sdas 4 16 Mar 2013, 06:47
3 Providing initial evidence that airports are a larger source burnttwinky 9 01 Feb 2010, 21:52
Providing initial evidence that airport are a larger source arorag 0 13 Oct 2008, 20:21
Providing initial evidence that airport are a larger source ttanvir 8 14 Dec 2006, 15:57
Providing initial evidence that airport are a larger source KC 2 20 Oct 2006, 19:38
Display posts from previous: Sort by

Providing initial evidence that airports are a larger source

  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®.