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A new phenomena, which is visible at Managuas major intersections, are waves of vendors and beggars, which include many children and mob cars at the stoplights.


A. A new phenomena, which is visible at Managuas major intersections, are waves of vendors and beggars, which include many children and

B. Visible at Managuas major intersections are waves of vendors and beggars with many children, new phenomena that

C. A new phenomenon visible at Managuas major intersections is waves of vendors and beggars, many of them children, who

D. Phenomenally new waves of vendors, beggars, and many children are visible at Managuas major intersections, which

E. A wave of vendors and beggars, many of whom are children, are visible at Managuas major intersections, where they are a new phenomenon and

Originally posted by GMATBLACKBELT on 12 Nov 2007, 23:42.
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A new phenomena, which is visible at Managuas major intersections, are waves of vendors and beggars, which include many children and mob cars at the stoplights.

A. A new phenomena, which is visible at Managuas major intersections, are waves of vendors and beggars, which include many children and

B. Visible at Managuas major intersections are waves of vendors and beggars with many children, new phenomena that

C. A new phenomenon visible at Managuas major intersections is waves of vendors and beggars, many of them children, who

D. Phenomenally new waves of vendors, beggars, and many children are visible at Managuas major intersections, which

E. A wave of vendors and beggars, many of whom are children, are visible at Managuas major intersections, where they are a new phenomenon and



I posted this before. Now after reviewing it, I can clearly see why C is the answer.

"and mob cars at the stoplights."

Children should be right before this last part b/c it modifies children and children are the ones who mob the cars.

Everything else is illogical. the phenomen doesnt mob the cars! The managus intersections dont mob the cars. This leaves us A and C.

A however is still ambiguous and sounds as if phenomen is the culprit that mobs the cars.

Just thought id post my assessment.
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OK, OA is C.
However I have a SVA issue. C says: A new phenomenon is waves??

Should not it be "are"???

Please clarify.
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OK, OA is C.
However I have a SVA issue. C says: A new phenomenon is waves??

Should not it be "are"???

Please clarify.
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The subject is phenomena, which is singular. First rule of grammar: subject and verb have to agree. You don't say "The dog are small, brown, and furry." The working verb has to agree with the subject, regardless of the content of the rest of the sentence.
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(C)

(A) A new phenomena, which is visible at Managua’s major intersections, are waves of vendors and beggars, which include many children and
(B) Visible at Managua’s major intersections are waves of vendors and beggars with many children, new phenomena that
(C) A new phenomenon visible at Managua’s major intersections is waves of vendors and beggars, many of them children, who --> CORRECT
(D) Phenomenally new waves of vendors, beggars, and many children are visible at Managua’s major intersections, which
(E) A wave of vendors and beggars, many of whom are children, are visible at Managua’s major intersections, where they are a new phenomenon and
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(A) A new phenomena, which is visible at Managua’s major intersections, are waves of vendors and beggars, which include many children and
are-a new phenomena?incorrect
which-modifying incorrect subject

(B) Visible at Managua’s major intersections are waves of vendors and beggars with many children, new phenomena that
are-incorrect
that-incorrectly placed/used

(C) A new phenomenon visible at Managua’s major intersections is waves of vendors and beggars, many of them children, who
who is referring children-correct
a new phenomena-is - correct

(D) Phenomenally new waves of vendors, beggars, and many children are visible at Managua’s major intersections, which
phenomenally-incorrect
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(E) A wave of vendors and beggars, many of whom are children, are visible at Managua’s major intersections, where they are a new phenomenon and[/quote]
meaning is collapsed, ..."where they are a new phenomena..." is incorrect.
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A new phenomena, which is visible at Managua’s major intersections, are waves of vendors and beggars, which include many children and mob cars at the stoplights.

(A) A new phenomena, which is visible at Managua’s major intersections, are waves of vendors and beggars, which include many children and

(B) Visible at Managua’s major intersections are waves of vendors and beggars with many children, new phenomena that

(C) A new phenomenon visible at Managua’s major intersections is waves of vendors and beggars, many of them children, who

(D) Phenomenally new waves of vendors, beggars, and many children are visible at Managua’s major intersections, which

(E) A wave of vendors and beggars, many of whom are children, are visible at Managua’s major intersections, where they are a new phenomenon and


C says that the waves of vendors and beggars mob the cars, of the mobbing people, many are children
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noboru wrote:
A new phenomena, which is visible at Managua’s major intersections, are waves of vendors and beggars, which include many children and mob cars at the stoplights.

(A) A new phenomena, which is visible at Managua’s major intersections, are waves of vendors and beggars, which include many children and
(B) Visible at Managua’s major intersections are waves of vendors and beggars with many children, new phenomena that
(C) A new phenomenon visible at Managua’s major intersections is waves of vendors and beggars, many of them children, who
(D) Phenomenally new waves of vendors, beggars, and many children are visible at Managua’s major intersections, which
(E) A wave of vendors and beggars, many of whom are children, are visible at Managua’s major intersections, where they are a new phenomenon and


Phenomena is a Plural noun hence which is wrong in A.

what is new phenomena in option B is not at all clear.

C looks correct keep it

Phenomenally is a adverb used to modify noun waves - incorrect usage.

E is wordy and awkward
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noboru wrote:
A new phenomena, which is visible at Managua’s major intersections, are waves of vendors and beggars, which include many children and mob cars at the stoplights.

(A) A new phenomena, which is visible at Managua’s major intersections, are waves of vendors and beggars, which include many children and
(B) Visible at Managua’s major intersections are waves of vendors and beggars with many children, new phenomena that
(C) A new phenomenon visible at Managua’s major intersections is waves of vendors and beggars, many of them children, who
(D) Phenomenally new waves of vendors, beggars, and many children are visible at Managua’s major intersections, which
(E) A wave of vendors and beggars, many of whom are children, are visible at Managua’s major intersections, where they are a new phenomenon and


i am unable to understand why c is correct as A new phenomenon visible at Managua’s major intersections is waves of vendors and beggars, many of them children, who

a new phenomenon is subject with its verb is and then phrase and then a new clause start with who as subject which refer to children but there is no verb for who so how can this choice is correct and what's wrong with option "a"
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noboru wrote:
A new phenomena, which is visible at Managua’s major intersections, are waves of vendors and beggars, which include many children and mob cars at the stoplights.

(A) A new phenomena, which is visible at Managua’s major intersections, are waves of vendors and beggars, which include many children and
(B) Visible at Managua’s major intersections are waves of vendors and beggars with many children, new phenomena that
(C) A new phenomenon visible at Managua’s major intersections is waves of vendors and beggars, many of them children, who
(D) Phenomenally new waves of vendors, beggars, and many children are visible at Managua’s major intersections, which
(E) A wave of vendors and beggars, many of whom are children, are visible at Managua’s major intersections, where they are a new phenomenon and


i am unable to understand why c is correct as A new phenomenon visible at Managua’s major intersections is waves of vendors and beggars, many of them children, who

a new phenomenon is subject with its verb is and then phrase and then a new clause start with who as subject which refer to children but there is no verb for who so how can this choice is correct and what's wrong with option "a"


Option C: The verb for "who" is "mob".

Option A: "A phenomena" is wrong - should be "a phenomenon". Moreover, even if you ignore the article "a" and consider the subject plural, the verb inside the clause "which IS visible" is wrong because "which" now refers to a plural noun and hence "which ARE visible" should be used.
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rishabhmishra wrote:
noboru wrote:
A new phenomena, which is visible at Managua’s major intersections, are waves of vendors and beggars, which include many children and mob cars at the stoplights.

(A) A new phenomena, which is visible at Managua’s major intersections, are waves of vendors and beggars, which include many children and
(B) Visible at Managua’s major intersections are waves of vendors and beggars with many children, new phenomena that
(C) A new phenomenon visible at Managua’s major intersections is waves of vendors and beggars, many of them children, who
(D) Phenomenally new waves of vendors, beggars, and many children are visible at Managua’s major intersections, which
(E) A wave of vendors and beggars, many of whom are children, are visible at Managua’s major intersections, where they are a new phenomenon and


i am unable to understand why c is correct as A new phenomenon visible at Managua’s major intersections is waves of vendors and beggars, many of them children, who

a new phenomenon is subject with its verb is and then phrase and then a new clause start with who as subject which refer to children but there is no verb for who so how can this choice is correct and what's wrong with option "a"



Option C: The verb for "who" is "mob".

Option A: "A phenomena" is wrong - should be "a phenomenon". Moreover, even if you ignore the article "a" and consider the subject plural, the verb inside the clause "which IS visible" is wrong because "which" now refers to a plural noun and hence "which ARE visible" should be used.



sry, but still i am unable to figure out where is "is" after who not in underline portion and not even in non underline portion. thank you
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rishabhmishra wrote:
sayantanc2k wrote:
rishabhmishra wrote:

i am unable to understand why c is correct as A new phenomenon visible at Managua’s major intersections is waves of vendors and beggars, many of them children, who

a new phenomenon is subject with its verb is and then phrase and then a new clause start with who as subject which refer to children but there is no verb for who so how can this choice is correct and what's wrong with option "a"



Option C: The verb for "who" is "mob".

Option A: "A phenomena" is wrong - should be "a phenomenon". Moreover, even if you ignore the article "a" and consider the subject plural, the verb inside the clause "which IS visible" is wrong because "which" now refers to a plural noun and hence "which ARE visible" should be used.



sry, but still i am unable to figure out where is "is" after who not in underline portion and not even in non underline portion. thank you


You do not need "is" for simple present present.
Beggars beg ( NOT beggars is beg.)
Similarly,
Beggars mob ( NOT beggars is mob).

The simplified structure is:
A new phenomenon is waves of beggars who mob cars.
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