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# Because cellular telephones emit signals that can interfere with co

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Because cellular telephones emit signals that can interfere with cockpit-to-control-tower transmissions, airplane passengers’ use of these instruments at all times that the airplane is in motion, even while on the ground, are prohibited.

(A) at all times that the airplane is in motion, even while on the ground, are

(B) at all times during which the airplane, even while on the ground, is in motion, are

(C) during airplane motion, even when it is on the ground, are

(D) during times of the airplane being in motion, even on the ground, is

(E) when the airplane is in motion, even while on the ground, is

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well i believe it should be "is" not are
we are talking about airplane passengers use...Use is singular thus "is" is must
this ruled out A, B and C
being in motion isnt right in D
so E for me
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Singular 'is' is required here as 'use' is singular. So A, B and C are out. Now between D and E

(D) during times of the airplane being in motion, even on the ground, is - Incorrect - airplane being in motion is same as airplane in motion. Being is redundant

(E) when the airplane is in motion, even while on the ground, is - Correct

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24 Feb 2016, 09:36
Use is singular and hence requires 'is' A, B and C out.

Between D and E, D is concise and conveys meaning clearly.

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24 Feb 2016, 09:54
Use is prohibited not use ARE prohibited. so left with D and E.

E is the correct option. in choice D, "airplane being in motion" does not sound right.
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between D and E, there are many problems in D.
1/ preposition + noun + participle (ing or ed) is wrong in gmat.
2/ "even on the ground" modifies the plane, this makes the sentence awkward.
3/ avoid using V-ing
4/ "when" in E is appropriately used.
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17 Aug 2017, 21:56
Imo E
Note that the "use" is singular .
So we need singular verb this strikes out A ,B,C
D being is wrong during times is incorrect modifier .
E is correct

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