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# 1 According to Henry David Thoreau, the reason a majority is

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1． According to Henry David Thoreau, the reason a majority is allowed to rule is not that it is more likely to be right, but because it is stronger.
(A) the reason a majority is allowed to rule is not that it is more likely to be right, but because it is stronger
(B) a majority is allowed to rule not because it is more likely to be right, but because it is stronger
(C) the reason for majority rule is not because they are more likely to be right, they are stronger
(D) the majority is allowed to rule because of its strength, not because it is more likely to be right
(E) the reason why the majority rules is that it is strong, not because it is likely to be right

2． 1). Some patients who do not respond therapies of depression may simply have received inadequate treatment, having, for example been prescribed a drug as a dosage too low to be effective or having been taken off a drug too soon.

A -- having, for example been prescribed a drug as a dosage too low to be effective or having been
B -- having, for example, a drug prescription that was ineffective because the dosage was too low, or being
C -- as, for example, having too low of a dosage of prescribed drug for it to be effective, or being
D -- when they have, for example, been prescribed too low a drug dosage for it to be effective, or were
E -- for example, when they have a drug prescription with a dosage too low to be effective, or been

3． A catfish passes on to its offspring not only a particular genetic makeup and also definite environmental needs, such as for one specific lake’s temperature and salinity.
1. and also definite environmental needs, such as for one specific lake’s temperature
2. and also definite environmental needs, like the temperature of one specific lake
3. but also definite environmental needs, such as for the temperature of one specific lake
4. but also definite environmental needs, like one specific lake’s temperature
5. but also definite environmental needs, such as for one specific lake’s temperature

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19 Mar 2009, 00:31
PLS POST 1 SC IN 1 POST
PLS UNDERLINE THE PART. IT DOESNT TAKE MUCH EFFORTS FOR THAT.

shashankaggarwal07 wrote:
1． According to Henry David Thoreau, the reason a majority is allowed to rule is not that it is more likely to be right, but because it is stronger.
(A) the reason a majority is allowed to rule is not that it is more likely to be right, but because it is stronger wordy
(B) a majority is allowed to rule not because it is more likely to be right, but because it is stronger
(C) the reason for majority rule is not because they are more likely to be right, they are stronger
(D) the majority is allowed to rule because of its strength, not because it is more likely to be right
(E) the reason why the majority rules is that it is strong, not because it is likely to be right
NOt very sure b/w B and D. B sounds better bcos f usage of not X but Y. but not sure abt it

2． Some patients who do not respond therapies of depression may simply have received inadequate treatment, having, for example been prescribed a drug as a dosage too low to be effective or having been taken off a drug too soon.

A -- having, for example been prescribed a drug as a dosage too low to be effective or having been
B -- having, for example, a drug prescription that was ineffective because the dosage was too low, or being
C -- as, for example, having too low of a dosage of prescribed drug for it to be effective, or being
D -- when they have, for example, been prescribed too low a drug dosage for it to be effective, or were
E -- for example, when they have a drug prescription with a dosage too low to be effective, or been

A is the best

3． A catfish passes on to its offspring not only a particular genetic makeup and also definite environmental needs, such as for one specific lake’s temperature and salinity.
1. and also definite environmental needs, such as for one specific lake’s temperature
2. and also definite environmental needs, like the temperature of one specific lake
3. but also definite environmental needs, such as for the temperature of one specific lake
4. but also definite environmental needs, like one specific lake’s temperature
5. but also definite environmental needs, such as for one specific lake’s temperature
again confused b/w C and E. i think C is better.
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19 Mar 2009, 01:30
ritula wrote:
PLS POST 1 SC IN 1 POST
PLS UNDERLINE THE PART. IT DOESNT TAKE MUCH EFFORTS FOR THAT.

shashankaggarwal07 wrote:
1． According to Henry David Thoreau, the reason a majority is allowed to rule is not that it is more likely to be right, but because it is stronger.
(A) the reason a majority is allowed to rule is not that it is more likely to be right, but because it is stronger wordy
(B) a majority is allowed to rule not because it is more likely to be right, but because it is stronger
(C) the reason for majority rule is not because they are more likely to be right, they are stronger
(D) the majority is allowed to rule because of its strength, not because it is more likely to be right
(E) the reason why the majority rules is that it is strong, not because it is likely to be right
NOt very sure b/w B and D. B sounds better bcos f usage of not X but Y. but not sure abt it

2． Some patients who do not respond therapies of depression may simply have received inadequate treatment, having, for example been prescribed a drug as a dosage too low to be effective or having been taken off a drug too soon.

A -- having, for example been prescribed a drug as a dosage too low to be effective or having been
B -- having, for example, a drug prescription that was ineffective because the dosage was too low, or being
C -- as, for example, having too low of a dosage of prescribed drug for it to be effective, or being
D -- when they have, for example, been prescribed too low a drug dosage for it to be effective, or were
E -- for example, when they have a drug prescription with a dosage too low to be effective, or been

A is the best

3． A catfish passes on to its offspring not only a particular genetic makeup and also definite environmental needs, such as for one specific lake’s temperature and salinity.
1. and also definite environmental needs, such as for one specific lake’s temperature
2. and also definite environmental needs, like the temperature of one specific lake
3. but also definite environmental needs, such as for the temperature of one specific lake
4. but also definite environmental needs, like one specific lake’s temperature
5. but also definite environmental needs, such as for one specific lake’s temperature
again confused b/w C and E. i think C is better.

thanks a lot...

will keep in mind the rules of posting from nw on...
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19 Mar 2009, 14:24
shashankaggarwal07 wrote:
ritula wrote:
PLS POST 1 SC IN 1 POST
PLS UNDERLINE THE PART. IT DOESNT TAKE MUCH EFFORTS FOR THAT.

shashankaggarwal07 wrote:
1． According to Henry David Thoreau, the reason a majority is allowed to rule is not that it is more likely to be right, but because it is stronger.
(A) the reason a majority is allowed to rule is not that it is more likely to be right, but because it is stronger wordy
(B) a majority is allowed to rule not because it is more likely to be right, but because it is stronger
(C) the reason for majority rule is not because they are more likely to be right, they are stronger
(D) the majority is allowed to rule because of its strength, not because it is more likely to be right
(E) the reason why the majority rules is that it is strong, not because it is likely to be right
NOt very sure b/w B and D. B sounds better bcos f usage of not X but Y. but not sure abt it

2． Some patients who do not respond therapies of depression may simply have received inadequate treatment, having, for example been prescribed a drug as a dosage too low to be effective or having been taken off a drug too soon.

A -- having, for example been prescribed a drug as a dosage too low to be effective or having been
B -- having, for example, a drug prescription that was ineffective because the dosage was too low, or being
C -- as, for example, having too low of a dosage of prescribed drug for it to be effective, or being
D -- when they have, for example, been prescribed too low a drug dosage for it to be effective, or were
E -- for example, when they have a drug prescription with a dosage too low to be effective, or been

A is the best

3． A catfish passes on to its offspring not only a particular genetic makeup and also definite environmental needs, such as for one specific lake’s temperature and salinity.
1. and also definite environmental needs, such as for one specific lake’s temperature
2. and also definite environmental needs, like the temperature of one specific lake
3. but also definite environmental needs, such as for the temperature of one specific lake
4. but also definite environmental needs, like one specific lake’s temperature
5. but also definite environmental needs, such as for one specific lake’s temperature
again confused b/w C and E. i think C is better.

thanks a lot...

will keep in mind the rules of posting from nw on...

B, A and E

1) it's between B and D. D mentions "the majority" which is not same as "a majority".

2) ...

3) C is wrong. The last dependent clause doesn't clearly mention whose salinity we are talking about. E clearly mentions "one specific lake's temperature and salinity".

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Re: Explanation required   [#permalink] 19 Mar 2009, 14:24
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