The tissues of the human body are constantly moistened by a : GMAT Sentence Correction (SC)
Check GMAT Club App Tracker for the Latest School Decision Releases http://gmatclub.com/AppTrack

It is currently 07 Dec 2016, 21:13
GMAT Club Tests

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.

Close

Request Expert Reply

Events & Promotions

Events & Promotions in June
Open Detailed Calendar

The tissues of the human body are constantly moistened by a

  new topic post reply Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics  
Author Message
TAGS:

Hide Tags

Senior Manager
Senior Manager
avatar
Joined: 07 Nov 2009
Posts: 313
Followers: 8

Kudos [?]: 513 [0], given: 20

The tissues of the human body are constantly moistened by a [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 28 Jul 2010, 23:02
1
This post was
BOOKMARKED
00:00
A
B
C
D
E

Difficulty:

  45% (medium)

Question Stats:

50% (02:15) correct 50% (01:04) wrong based on 30 sessions

HideShow timer Statistics

The tissues of the human body are constantly moistened by a briny solution thought to be of about the same salinity as the primordial sea from which life emerged.
A) to be of about the same salinity as the primordial sea from which
B) of as about the same salinity like the primordial sea out of which
C) to be about the same salinity as the primordial sea from where
D) of as about the same salinity as the primordial sea from where
E) to be of about the same salinity like the primordial sea from which
[Reveal] Spoiler: OA
Request Expert Reply
If you have any questions
you can ask an expert
New!
Director
Director
avatar
Status: Impossible is not a fact. It's an opinion. It's a dare. Impossible is nothing.
Affiliations: University of Chicago Booth School of Business
Joined: 26 Nov 2009
Posts: 997
Location: Singapore
Followers: 21

Kudos [?]: 733 [0], given: 36

GMAT ToolKit User CAT Tests
Re: The tissues [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 28 Jul 2010, 23:36
I don't know if "think to be" is idiomatic. My notes have "think of as" idiom. Leave that debate.

Two things -
1) "the same as" is idiomatic
2) split (from which / from where). I prefer from which. Hence A
_________________

Please press kudos if you like my post.

Manager
Manager
avatar
Joined: 22 Jun 2010
Posts: 57
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 49 [0], given: 10

Re: The tissues [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 29 Jul 2010, 06:42
nusmavrik wrote:
I don't know if "think to be" is idiomatic. My notes have "think of as" idiom. Leave that debate.

Two things -
1) "the same as" is idiomatic
2) split (from which / from where). I prefer from which. Hence A


Between A and C - I chose A for the sound of it ...

Although I am unsure, why C really is wrong, since we are supposed to use "where" for places/actual locations, so shouldnt the "primordial sea " count as well?
SVP
SVP
avatar
Joined: 17 Feb 2010
Posts: 1558
Followers: 19

Kudos [?]: 558 [0], given: 6

Re: The tissues [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 29 Jul 2010, 06:58
good question. fell for the wrong one.....B....:(
Senior Manager
Senior Manager
avatar
Joined: 14 Jun 2010
Posts: 333
Followers: 2

Kudos [?]: 24 [0], given: 7

Re: The tissues [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 29 Jul 2010, 08:42
I was confused between A and E - finally went for A :) Like doesnt fit here properly!
VP
VP
avatar
Joined: 15 Jul 2004
Posts: 1473
Schools: Wharton (R2 - submitted); HBS (R2 - submitted); IIMA (admitted for 1 year PGPX)
Followers: 22

Kudos [?]: 169 [0], given: 13

Re: The tissues [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 29 Jul 2010, 10:06
good question....whats the source rohit?
Manager
Manager
avatar
Joined: 15 Mar 2010
Posts: 100
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 81 [0], given: 30

Re: The tissues [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 29 Jul 2010, 10:32
rohitgoel15 wrote:
The tissues of the human body are constantly moistened by a briny solution thought to be of about the same salinity as the primordial sea from which life emerged.
A) to be of about the same salinity as the primordial sea from which
B) of as about the same salinity like the primordial sea out of which
C) to be about the same salinity as the primordial sea from where
D) of as about the same salinity as the primordial sea from where
E) to be of about the same salinity like the primordial sea from which


"thought to be of" is the correct idiom so B,C,D out
"like" in E incorrect so E out.

"which" in A modifies sea.

A is the right answer.
_________________

If you like my post, consider giving me a kudos. THANKS!

Re: The tissues   [#permalink] 29 Jul 2010, 10:32
    Similar topics Author Replies Last post
Similar
Topics:
3 the federal rules aimed at protecting human bodies anilnandyala 15 26 Dec 2010, 07:21
16 While the immune system helps the human body's trying to DenisSh 22 05 Aug 2009, 03:48
2 Because of differences in the human body's internal pressure bigtreezl 15 11 May 2009, 16:12
10 Because of differences in the humans body's internal Amit05 16 13 Oct 2007, 19:34
Because of differences in the humans body's internal faifai0714 13 15 Mar 2007, 00:11
Display posts from previous: Sort by

The tissues of the human body are constantly moistened by a

  new topic post reply Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics  


GMAT Club MBA Forum Home| About| 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®.