It is currently 18 Nov 2017, 22:13

### 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

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

Author Message
Director
Joined: 10 Feb 2006
Posts: 654

Kudos [?]: 634 [0], given: 0

According to Henry David Thoreau, the reason a majority is [#permalink]

### Show Tags

29 Jul 2006, 12:22
00:00

Difficulty:

(N/A)

Question Stats:

0% (00:00) correct 0% (00:00) wrong based on 0 sessions

### HideShow timer Statistics

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

underlined by u2lover
_________________

GMAT the final frontie!!!.

Kudos [?]: 634 [0], given: 0

VP
Joined: 14 May 2006
Posts: 1399

Kudos [?]: 226 [0], given: 0

### Show Tags

29 Jul 2006, 13:03
B here

A. IMO lacks "THAT" after "reason"

B. a majority is allowed to rule not because it is more likely to be right, but because it is stronger

C. I believe "majority" is a collective noun, so this has SVA error.

D. changes the meaning... "strengh" isn't the same as "stronger"

E. "the reason why" is redundant... why IS the reason

Kudos [?]: 226 [0], given: 0

SVP
Joined: 31 Jul 2006
Posts: 2302

Kudos [?]: 483 [0], given: 0

Schools: Darden

### Show Tags

31 Jul 2006, 13:45
I was torn between A & B on this one, but I think I agree with everyone's reasons for going with B. It makes sense to me now.

Kudos [?]: 483 [0], given: 0

31 Jul 2006, 13:45
Display posts from previous: Sort by

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

Moderators: GMATNinjaTwo, GMATNinja

 Powered by phpBB © phpBB Group | Emoji artwork provided by EmojiOne 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®.