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A recent study by the city council concluded that much of the pollutants affecting the health of city dwellers comes from the neighboring industrial areas.

1. much of the pollutants affecting the health of city dwellers comes
2. much of the pollutants that affect the health of city dwellers come
3. many of the pollutants affecting the health of city dwellers come
4. much of the pollutants that affect the health of city dwellers came
5. most of the pollutants affecting the health of city dwellers come
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A recent study by the city council concluded that much of the pollutants affecting the health of city dwellers comes from the neighboring industrial areas.

1. much of the pollutants affecting the health of city dwellers comes
2. much of the pollutants that affect the health of city dwellers come
3. many of the pollutants affecting the health of city dwellers come
4. much of the pollutants that affect the health of city dwellers came
5. most of the pollutants affecting the health of city dwellers come


I didn't understand why option C is incorrect. "Pollutants" is plural and countable so "MANY" should come for pollutant. Why "Many of pollutant" is incorrect ? Is there any other error, which i am missing ?

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A recent study by the city council concluded that much of the pollutants affecting the health of city dwellers comes from the neighboring industrial areas.

1. much of the pollutants affecting the health of city dwellers comes
2. much of the pollutants that affect the health of city dwellers come
3. many of the pollutants affecting the health of city dwellers come
4. much of the pollutants that affect the health of city dwellers came
5. most of the pollutants affecting the health of city dwellers come


prashants412, could you specify source of question. In Question Head you have meantioned, source as "Other" but it will have some specific source. Could you advise from which book/course you have taken this question.
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A recent study by the city council concluded that much of the pollutants affecting the health of city dwellers comes from the neighboring industrial areas.

1. much of the pollutants affecting the health of city dwellers comes
2. much of the pollutants that affect the health of city dwellers come
3. many of the pollutants affecting the health of city dwellers come
4. much of the pollutants that affect the health of city dwellers came
5. most of the pollutants affecting the health of city dwellers come


I thought since pollutants is plural it should be followed by a plural verb ‘come’, also since pollutants though seem countable they may actually be difficult to count hence its apt to use ‘most’ . My attempt was at option E

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Source : Experts' Global Training Study Material.

Meaning conveyed here by use of "Much" and "Many"

Much : To convey the quantity of "pollutants...areas".
Many : Changes the meaning by suggesting the different kinds or types rather than quantity of "pollutants...areas".
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This seems a little vague..can we expect this to show up in GMAT?
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Hi guys, I was wondering could one of you guys please explain why option A is correct? I chose option E instead as I thought we will need a plural verb for pollutants instead? Please help! Would immensely appreciate it!
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According to me, like we use, 'group' , 'bouquet', etc. for singular form, similarly, 'much', 'more', 'many', etc is singular. Thus, option A with uses singular form of verb, is correct.

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Source : Experts' Global Training Study Material.

Meaning conveyed here by use of "Much" and "Many"

Much : To convey the quantity of "pollutants...areas".
Many : Changes the meaning by suggesting the different kinds or types rather than quantity of "pollutants...areas".



Isn’t “much” used when you can’t count?

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prashants412 wrote:
Source : Experts' Global Training Study Material.

Meaning conveyed here by use of "Much" and "Many"

Much : To convey the quantity of "pollutants...areas".
Many : Changes the meaning by suggesting the different kinds or types rather than quantity of "pollutants...areas".



Isn’t “much” used when you can’t count?

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Yes exactly, much is used here because we are not counting the different pollutants but referring to some "quantity" of pollutants.
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This question is getting debatable based on the plural pollutants. Experts please help us here. Thank you.
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not even able decide what can be correct choice.. pls help.
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