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New post 19 Oct 2012, 23:35
I too have the same doubt @ananthrajavadhuta
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New post 23 Feb 2014, 01:25
GetThisDone wrote:
2. The portion of the interest earned on the state university’s endowment that is set aside to fund merit scholarships
for outstanding high school seniors is more numerous than that set aside to fund the university’s high-powered
athletic program.
• is more numerous than
• are more numerous than
• is greater than
• is greater
• are greater than




Can anyone help to explain question 2 and 3?

I think correct answer for 2 is C. Even I cannt understand why A is correct, I cant figure out what's wrong with C?

Same for question 3 :(
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3. Of the three major candidates for President in 2004, Ralph Nader, an independent who had represented the Green
Party in the 2000 election, received the least media coverage and ultimately the fewest votes.
• received the least media coverage and ultimately the fewest votes
• received less media coverage and ultimately fewer votes
• received less media coverage and ultimately less votes
• received the least media coverage and ultimately less votes than did the other candidates
• received the smallest amount of media coverage and ultimately the smallest number of votes



OA IS A HERE. this is an MGMAT cat question.
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The portion of the interest earned on the state university’s endowment that is set aside to fund merit scholarships
for outstanding high school seniors is more numerous than that set aside to fund the university’s high-powered
athletic program.
• is more numerous than
• are more numerous than
• is greater than
• is greater
• are greater than

ans should be C), can someone please clarify why the OA is A?

Of the three major candidates for President in 2004, Ralph Nader, an independent who had represented the Green
Party in the 2000 election, received the least media coverage and ultimately the fewest votes.
• received the least media coverage and ultimately the fewest votes
• received less media coverage and ultimately fewer votes
• received less media coverage and ultimately less votes
• received the least media coverage and ultimately less votes than did the other candidates
• received the smallest amount of media coverage and ultimately the smallest number of votes

ans should be A), can someone please clarify why the OA is C ?
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aniketm.87@gmail.com wrote:
The portion of the interest earned on the state university’s endowment that is set aside to fund merit scholarships
for outstanding high school seniors is more numerous than that set aside to fund the university’s high-powered
athletic program.
• is more numerous than
• are more numerous than
• is greater than
• is greater
• are greater than

ans should be C), can someone please clarify why the OA is A?

Of the three major candidates for President in 2004, Ralph Nader, an independent who had represented the Green
Party in the 2000 election, received the least media coverage and ultimately the fewest votes.
• received the least media coverage and ultimately the fewest votes
• received less media coverage and ultimately fewer votes
• received less media coverage and ultimately less votes
• received the least media coverage and ultimately less votes than did the other candidates
• received the smallest amount of media coverage and ultimately the smallest number of votes

ans should be A), can someone please clarify why the OA is C ?


I would suggest that when you are discussing new questions, please address them in new threads.

Nonetheless, I agree with you:
Portion of interest is not countable, hence greater than is correct.
No. of votes is countable, hence fewest is correct.
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There are 2 giveaways, since irrigation systems are countable, amount should not be used, next, it can't be expensive prices, it's either expensive or higher prices.
so only B fixed these mistakes.

B. number of irrigation systems sold by foreign conglomerates in the United States has resulted in higher
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Merged topics. Please, search before posting questions!
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