It is currently 21 Oct 2017, 23:19

### 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

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

# Events & Promotions

###### Events & Promotions in June
Open Detailed Calendar

# A city plans to attract new citizens with new housing and

Author Message
TAGS:

### Hide Tags

Manager
Status: Target 700+
Joined: 12 Jun 2011
Posts: 56

Kudos [?]: 17 [0], given: 3

Location: India
WE: Programming (Computer Software)

### Show Tags

19 Jul 2011, 04:21
Can easily eliminate b,c,d,e since they are not related to city's plan...so A
_________________

Study Daily to conquer GMAT.

Kudos [?]: 17 [0], given: 3

Manager
Joined: 11 Feb 2011
Posts: 70

Kudos [?]: 2 [0], given: 0

### Show Tags

19 Jul 2011, 16:10

Kudos [?]: 2 [0], given: 0

Senior Manager
Joined: 19 Oct 2010
Posts: 252

Kudos [?]: 90 [0], given: 27

Location: India
GMAT 1: 560 Q36 V31
GPA: 3

### Show Tags

24 Jul 2011, 00:17
A.. Simple question.
_________________

petrifiedbutstanding

Kudos [?]: 90 [0], given: 27

Senior Manager
Joined: 08 Jun 2010
Posts: 388

Kudos [?]: 100 [0], given: 13

Location: United States
Concentration: General Management, Finance
GMAT 1: 680 Q50 V32

### Show Tags

24 Jul 2011, 05:30
I chose A as well.

Kudos [?]: 100 [0], given: 13

Manager
Status: GMAT BATTLE - WIN OR DIE
Joined: 02 May 2011
Posts: 163

Kudos [?]: 108 [0], given: 13

Concentration: General Management, Entrepreneurship
GMAT Date: 12-22-2011
GPA: 3.81
WE: General Management (Hospitality and Tourism)

### Show Tags

24 Jul 2011, 08:08
+1 FOR A

Kudos [?]: 108 [0], given: 13

Manager
Joined: 01 Jan 2011
Posts: 65

Kudos [?]: [0], given: 2

### Show Tags

04 Aug 2011, 04:33
Its simply A
_________________

_________________________
Try and you will succeed !

Kudos [?]: [0], given: 2

Manager
Joined: 26 Sep 2010
Posts: 107

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

GMAT 1: 680 Q49 V34
GPA: 3.65

### Show Tags

07 Aug 2011, 03:08
+1 for A

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

Intern
Joined: 03 Mar 2010
Posts: 45

Kudos [?]: 3 [0], given: 59

### Show Tags

08 Sep 2011, 05:57
alexgmd wrote:
A - easy choice

A for me also...wats the OA??

Kudos [?]: 3 [0], given: 59

Manager
Joined: 15 Nov 2010
Posts: 103

Kudos [?]: 3 [0], given: 15

### Show Tags

08 Sep 2011, 11:44
lexis wrote:
A city plans to attract new citizens with new housing and new facilities such as parks, recreation centers and libraries. One component of the city's plans is to require that development seeking permission is to build this new housing to provide these additional facilities at no cost to the city.

Which of the following, if true, would point to a possible flaw in the city's plan?

(A) Developers would pass along their costs to the buyer; thereby raising the cost of housing units beyond the ability of likely purchasers to afford them.
(B) Light, nonpolluting industries have located in the area, offering more jobs and better-paying jobs than do the more established industries in the area.
(C) Other towns and cities nearby have yet to embark on comparable plans to attract new citizens
(D) Most developers see the extra expense of providing municipal facilities as simply one of the many costs of doing business.
(E) Studies show that purchasers of new houses, especially first-time buyers, rank recreational resources as an important factor in deciding to buy a particular house.

A explains why it might be bad idea.

Kudos [?]: 3 [0], given: 15

VP
Status: Been a long time guys...
Joined: 03 Feb 2011
Posts: 1377

Kudos [?]: 1679 [0], given: 62

Location: United States (NY)
Concentration: Finance, Marketing
GPA: 3.75

### Show Tags

09 Oct 2011, 03:21
its A..from whatever i could understand
_________________

Kudos [?]: 1679 [0], given: 62

Manager
Joined: 20 Nov 2010
Posts: 214

Kudos [?]: 41 [0], given: 38

### Show Tags

09 Oct 2011, 10:26
Using POE, A is the only one that explains the flaw.
_________________

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
MGMAT 6 650 (51,31) on 31/8/11
MGMAT 1 670 (48,33) on 04/9/11
MGMAT 2 670 (47,34) on 07/9/11
MGMAT 3 680 (47,35) on 18/9/11
GMAT Prep1 680 ( 50, 31) on 10/11/11

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
CR notes
http://gmatclub.com/forum/massive-collection-of-verbal-questions-sc-rc-and-cr-106195.html#p832142
http://gmatclub.com/forum/1001-ds-questions-file-106193.html#p832133
http://gmatclub.com/forum/gmat-prep-critical-reasoning-collection-106783.html
http://gmatclub.com/forum/how-to-get-6-0-awa-my-guide-64327.html
http://gmatclub.com/forum/how-to-get-6-0-awa-my-guide-64327.html?hilit=chineseburned

Kudos [?]: 41 [0], given: 38

Intern
Joined: 05 May 2010
Posts: 6

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

### Show Tags

09 Oct 2011, 19:33
+1 for A

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

Intern
Joined: 05 Oct 2011
Posts: 45

Kudos [?]: 107 [0], given: 16

### Show Tags

19 Oct 2011, 09:26
some1 olz explain this..I am confused

Kudos [?]: 107 [0], given: 16

Manager
Joined: 13 Jul 2011
Posts: 140

Kudos [?]: 50 [0], given: 42

Concentration: Operations, Strategy
GMAT 1: 680 Q46 V37
WE: Engineering (Telecommunications)

### Show Tags

19 Oct 2011, 21:58
A for me !!
Thanks for the OA.

Kudos [?]: 50 [0], given: 42

Intern
Joined: 28 Apr 2011
Posts: 2

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

Re: A city plans to attract new citizens with new housing and [#permalink]

### Show Tags

05 Jan 2012, 02:37
For me A too

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

Senior Manager
Joined: 13 Aug 2010
Posts: 281

Kudos [?]: 35 [0], given: 1

Re: A city plans to attract new citizens with new housing and [#permalink]

### Show Tags

06 Jan 2012, 02:21
straight A

Kudos [?]: 35 [0], given: 1

Manager
Joined: 25 Nov 2011
Posts: 248

Kudos [?]: 230 [0], given: 20

Location: India
Concentration: Technology, General Management
GPA: 3.95
WE: Information Technology (Computer Software)

### Show Tags

13 Jan 2012, 23:25
dearxavier wrote:
Terrible problem wording. Also, the first sentence suggests that new housing and new facilities are two separate things, but second sentance says that new housing is needed for suiting new facilities.

The objective of GMAT is to check one's ability to think in the given context. So, let us not mix CR questions with SC type and thereby get confused.
_________________

-------------------------
-Aravind Chembeti

Kudos [?]: 230 [0], given: 20

Manager
Joined: 28 Apr 2011
Posts: 177

Kudos [?]: 10 [0], given: 6

Re: A city plans to attract new citizens with new housing and [#permalink]

### Show Tags

22 Mar 2012, 02:19
A for me....easy one.....

Kudos [?]: 10 [0], given: 6

Senior Manager
Joined: 13 Mar 2012
Posts: 351

Kudos [?]: 196 [0], given: 31

Concentration: Operations, Strategy
Re: A city plans to attract new citizens with new housing and [#permalink]

### Show Tags

22 Mar 2012, 02:59
....WILL GO FOR A
complex wording prevails
_________________

Practice Practice and practice...!!

If there's a loophole in my analysis--> suggest measures to make it airtight.

Kudos [?]: 196 [0], given: 31

Manager
Joined: 14 Jun 2012
Posts: 64

Kudos [?]: 15 [0], given: 1

Re: A city plans to attract new citizens with new housing and [#permalink]

### Show Tags

23 Jul 2012, 14:18
I had to read and read again for a min to understand the wording. Really terrible wording.

Reached A though. Seemed like I had seen this one before.
_________________

My attempt to capture my B-School Journey in a Blog : tranquilnomadgmat.blogspot.com

There are no shortcuts to any place worth going.

Kudos [?]: 15 [0], given: 1

Re: A city plans to attract new citizens with new housing and   [#permalink] 23 Jul 2012, 14:18

Go to page   Previous    1   2   3    Next  [ 48 posts ]

Display posts from previous: Sort by