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

It is currently 20 Oct 2014, 23:35

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

So poorly educated and trained are many young recruits to

  Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics  
Author Message
TAGS:
Senior Manager
Senior Manager
avatar
Joined: 06 Apr 2005
Posts: 355
Location: USA
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 13 [0], given: 1

So poorly educated and trained are many young recruits to [#permalink] New post 11 Aug 2005, 03:25
00:00
A
B
C
D
E

Difficulty:

(N/A)

Question Stats:

0% (00:00) correct 0% (00:00) wrong based on 0 sessions
So poorly educated and trained are many young recruits to the United States work force that many business executives fear this country will lose its economic preeminence.

(A) So poorly educated and trained are many young recruits to the United States work force that
(B) As poorly educated and trained as many young recruits to the United States work force are,
(C) Because of many young recruits to the United States work force who are so poorly educated and trained,
(D) That many young recruits to the United States work force are so poorly educated and trained is why
(E) Many young recruits to the United States work force who are so poorly educated and trained explains why

Please EXPLAIN your answers. I want to understand your explanations.

Answer in 24 hours.
Senior Manager
Senior Manager
avatar
Joined: 30 May 2005
Posts: 374
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 6 [0], given: 0

 [#permalink] New post 11 Aug 2005, 05:03
A - Grammatically correct and uses the correct idiom So X that...

B - When using the construct "As X as is/are" it must be followed by a noun or pronoun.

C - uses "Because of" when "Because" is called for

D - too verbose

E - uses explains why as a conjunction - illogical

A is my choice.
Director
Director
avatar
Joined: 11 Mar 2005
Posts: 726
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 22 [0], given: 0

 [#permalink] New post 11 Aug 2005, 19:51
A it is...

(A) So poorly educated and trained are many young recruits to the United States work force that
- keep this
(B) As poorly educated and trained as many young recruits to the United States work force are,
- out as as many...
(C) Because of many young recruits to the United States work force who are so poorly educated and trained,
- wierd too.. you need a dependent clause to define the reason..
(D) That many young recruits to the United States work force are so poorly educated and trained is why
- unidiomatic construction...
(E) Many young recruits to the United States work force who are so poorly educated and trained explains why
- young recruits explain...
Senior Manager
Senior Manager
avatar
Joined: 06 Apr 2005
Posts: 355
Location: USA
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 13 [0], given: 1

 [#permalink] New post 12 Aug 2005, 07:33
Most of you got this one right. Yes the answer is indeed A.

Thank you very much for your explanations

Ritesh, ABJ, Arsene and Himalaya - Thanks for your explanations
CEO
CEO
User avatar
Joined: 21 Jan 2007
Posts: 2769
Location: New York City
Followers: 8

Kudos [?]: 252 [0], given: 4

 [#permalink] New post 15 Jun 2007, 11:19
[quote="riteshgupta1"]
(C) Because of many young recruits to the United States work force who are so poorly educated and trained,
- wierd too.. you need a dependent clause to define the reason..
quote]

Can you elaborate on IC/DC and how it should look like using the original question stem?
Director
Director
User avatar
Joined: 25 Oct 2006
Posts: 652
Followers: 7

Kudos [?]: 196 [0], given: 6

 [#permalink] New post 15 Jun 2007, 11:29
I agreed with A,

First look at So X that Y construction in A.
Manager
Manager
User avatar
Joined: 17 May 2007
Posts: 179
Followers: 1

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

 [#permalink] New post 16 Jun 2007, 01:14
My answer is 'A'

so X that Y - is the correct idiom..
  [#permalink] 16 Jun 2007, 01:14
    Similar topics Author Replies Last post
Similar
Topics:
6 Experts publish their posts in the topic Trains into a metropolitan hub hold as many GMATPill 4 11 Aug 2013, 17:12
1 So poorly educated and trained are many young recruits to mydreammba 1 12 Jan 2012, 20:54
10 Experts publish their posts in the topic So poorly educated and trained are many young recruits to ajit257 14 16 Dec 2010, 15:57
9 Experts publish their posts in the topic So poorly educated and trained are many young recruits to selvae 11 29 Oct 2008, 19:07
So poorly educated and trained are many young recruits to huntgmat 1 04 Mar 2008, 12:20
Display posts from previous: Sort by

So poorly educated and trained are many young recruits to

  Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics  


cron

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®.