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) Taste buds are onion shaped structures with between 50 and [#permalink] New post 27 Aug 2006, 05:46
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1.) Taste buds are onion shaped structures with between 50 and 100 taste cells, each of them has fingerlike projections poking through the opening located at the top of the taste bud called the taste pore.

A)them has fingerlike projections poking through the opening located at the top of the taste bud called the taste pore
B)them that have fingerlike projections that poke through an opening located at the top of the taste bud, which they call taste pore
C)which has fingerlike projections poking through the opening, called the taste pore, located at the top of the taste bud
D)which having fingerlike projections that poke through an opening, which is called the taste pore, located at the top of the taste bud
E)which have fingerlike projections that are poking through an opening located at the top of the taste bud called taste pore



2.) Although ice particles in the upper atmosphere benefit Earth in that they reflect and absorb solar radiation, acting as global thermostat and thus keeping Earth from either burning up or freezing over, they also accelerate the destruction of the ozone layer by reacting with chloroflurocarbons (CFC's).

A) acting as global thermostat and thus keeping Earth from either burning up or freezing over, they also accelerate
B)acting as a global thermostat and thus keeping Earth either from burning up or freezing over, while also accelerating
C)act as a global thermostat and thus keep Earth from either burning up or freezing over, while also accelerating
D)they act as a global thermostat that thus keeps the Earth either from burning up or freezing over, even though it also accelerates
E)they act as a global thermostat to thus keep Earth from either burning up or freezing over, but they also accelerate

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2 SCs from GMATPREP- Taste buds, Ice particles [#permalink] New post 27 Aug 2006, 06:04
GMATT73 wrote:
1. Agree with (C)
2. they...they... (E)


BTW, whats wrong with A for the first question, as the explaination for C I am seeing here is that each.... has, but A has the same each.... has

I'll give out the OAs for both of them soon, after a few more people give it a shot :-D
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Re: 2 SCs from GMATPREP- Taste buds, Ice particles [#permalink] New post 27 Aug 2006, 06:16
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GMATT73 wrote:
1. Agree with (C)
2. they...they... (E)


BTW, whats wrong with A for the first question, as the explaination for C I am seeing here is that each.... has, but A has the same each.... has

I'll give out the OAs for both of them soon, after a few more people give it a shot :-D


"them" in A has an unclear antecedent: cells? buds? structures???
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 [#permalink] New post 27 Aug 2006, 06:26
1. "C"
2. "A"

I'm changing my answer to second question to "A"

Last edited by vivek123 on 27 Aug 2006, 06:31, edited 1 time in total.
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Re: 2 SCs from GMATPREP- Taste buds, Ice particles [#permalink] New post 27 Aug 2006, 06:29
GMATT73 wrote:
uvs_mba wrote:
GMATT73 wrote:
1. Agree with (C)
2. they...they... (E)


BTW, whats wrong with A for the first question, as the explaination for C I am seeing here is that each.... has, but A has the same each.... has

I'll give out the OAs for both of them soon, after a few more people give it a shot :-D


"them" in A has an unclear antecedent: cells? buds? structures???


5 more to 4000 mark Matt :-D
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Re: 2 SCs from GMATPREP- Taste buds, Ice particles [#permalink] New post 27 Aug 2006, 07:50
vivek123 wrote:
GMATT73 wrote:
uvs_mba wrote:
GMATT73 wrote:
1. Agree with (C)
2. they...they... (E)


BTW, whats wrong with A for the first question, as the explaination for C I am seeing here is that each.... has, but A has the same each.... has

I'll give out the OAs for both of them soon, after a few more people give it a shot :-D


"them" in A has an unclear antecedent: cells? buds? structures???


5 more to 4000 mark Matt :-D
I always appreciate you as one of the old helpful club members & now moderator :) Please keep up the spirit :good


Holy :yikes , never even noticed that!! 4 is unlucky in Japanese culture, so I had better make it 5K before G-day :read + :panel + :computer = :banana
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 [#permalink] New post 27 Aug 2006, 08:13
C
A

In Q1 choice A is wrong because
1.in the bold part (shown below) it seems that taste buds are called taste pores.
2. "them" has no clear antecedent

them has fingerlike projections poking through the opening located at the top of the taste bud called the taste pore
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2 SCs from GMATPREP- Taste buds, Ice particles [#permalink] New post 27 Aug 2006, 09:39
ps_dahiya wrote:
C
A

In Q1 choice A is wrong because
1.in the bold part (shown below) it seems that taste buds are called taste pores.
2. "them" has no clear antecedent

them has fingerlike projections poking through the opening located at the top of the taste bud called the taste pore


Thanks ps_dahiya and others for the explainations :-D

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1. C
2. A
2 SCs from GMATPREP- Taste buds, Ice particles   [#permalink] 27 Aug 2006, 09:39
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