GMAT Question of the Day - Daily to your Mailbox; hard ones only

It is currently 12 Dec 2019, 20:27

Close

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
Your Progress

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

Not interested in getting valuable practice questions and articles delivered to your email? No problem, unsubscribe here.

Close

Request Expert Reply

Confirm Cancel

Because of rapid technology breakthroughs in the last 20 years, many

  new topic post reply Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics  
Author Message
TAGS:

Hide Tags

Find Similar Topics 
Manager
Manager
User avatar
Joined: 16 Sep 2011
Posts: 82
Location: India
Concentration: Strategy
GMAT 1: 660 Q44 V37
GPA: 3.28
WE: Military Officer (Military & Defense)
Because of rapid technology breakthroughs in the last 20 years, many  [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 11 Mar 2012, 07:39
6
9
00:00
A
B
C
D
E

Difficulty:

  75% (hard)

Question Stats:

42% (01:10) correct 58% (01:23) wrong based on 494 sessions

HideShow timer Statistics

Because of rapid technology breakthroughs in the last 20 years, many people that might have at one time suffered as new employees from lack of remote access, multiple computer viruses, or technical glitches now enjoy flawless wireless access as veteran workers.


A) that might have at one time suffered as new employees

B) who might once have suffered as new employees

C) that as new employees might once have suffered

D) who, as new employees, might have at one time suffered

E) who, when they were new employees, might at one time have suffered
Intern
Intern
avatar
Joined: 12 Sep 2010
Posts: 26
Schools: LBS, INSEAD
Re: Because of rapid technology breakthroughs in the last 20 years, many  [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 11 Mar 2012, 07:59
1
Peope 'that' is Wrong ... so it should be People "who"...

We are left with option B,D & E.
E : is wordy and awkwar... This leaves us with option B & D...

in D : " Who , as new employees, might " This construction is WRONG. ..... So my answer is 'B'
Intern
Intern
avatar
Joined: 07 Mar 2012
Posts: 2
Re: Because of rapid technology breakthroughs in the last 20 years, many  [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 27 Mar 2012, 20:25
1
B is the answer, quite straightforward if you can remember the concision rule+getting the sentence to sound meaningful
Director
Director
avatar
Joined: 29 Nov 2012
Posts: 685
Re: Because of rapid technology breakthroughs in the last 20 years, many  [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 13 May 2013, 22:44
B is more concise than D is that the only reason to eliminate D?
Retired Moderator
User avatar
B
Joined: 24 Aug 2011
Posts: 1385
Location: India
Concentration: Technology, Strategy
GMAT 1: 760 Q50 V42
GPA: 3.35
WE: Consulting (Computer Software)
GMAT ToolKit User Reviews Badge
Re: Because of rapid technology breakthroughs in the last 20 years, many  [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 14 May 2013, 02:32
fozzzy wrote:
B is more concise than D is that the only reason to eliminate D?


Ya that is the primary reason,
Also in D it seems people are incorrect compared with new employees, whereas actually they themselves are the new employees
_________________
Manager
Manager
avatar
B
Joined: 07 May 2015
Posts: 72
GMAT ToolKit User
Re: Because of rapid technology breakthroughs in the last 20 years, many  [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 26 Sep 2015, 09:38
Fraz wrote:
Peope 'that' is Wrong ... so it should be People "who"...

We are left with option B,D & E.
E : is wordy and awkwar... This leaves us with option B & D...

in D : " Who , as new employees, might " This construction is WRONG. ..... So my answer is 'B'


Can you please help me understand why D is wrong?
Manager
Manager
User avatar
Status: Build your own dreams,Otherwise some one else will hire you to build there's.
Joined: 30 Apr 2015
Posts: 84
Location: India
Concentration: Finance
Schools: BYU-Marriott'18
GMAT 1: 590 Q45 V26
GMAT 2: 660 Q47 V34
GPA: 3.68
GMAT ToolKit User
Re: Because of rapid technology breakthroughs in the last 20 years, many  [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 28 Oct 2015, 00:03
1
In D "as a new employee" is a non essential modifier. Whereas in original and in B it is a essential modifier.
This sentence is important as only new employee suffered. This is also being used for the comparison.

+1Kudos.If you like :)
_________________
"Follow your heart and realize that your dream is a dream for a reason"
-Dori Roberts
Intern
Intern
avatar
B
Joined: 03 Dec 2017
Posts: 13
Location: Spain
WE: Project Management (Aerospace and Defense)
Re: Because of rapid technology breakthroughs in the last 20 years, many  [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 24 Jan 2019, 23:28
Hi folks,
Nobody pointed out the once/one time difference. This was my first 3/2 split (preferring"once"). Was it a good idea or may "one time" could have been correct?

Posted from my mobile device
GMAT Club Bot
Re: Because of rapid technology breakthroughs in the last 20 years, many   [#permalink] 24 Jan 2019, 23:28
Display posts from previous: Sort by

Because of rapid technology breakthroughs in the last 20 years, many

  new topic post reply Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics  





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