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Common knowledge tells us that sensible exercise and eating

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Common knowledge tells us that sensible exercise and eating properly will result in better health.

A. eating properly will result in better health
B. proper diet resulted
C. dieting will result
D. proper diet results
E. Eating properly results

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New post 19 Sep 2004, 02:26
D. proper diet results

Keep things parallel

1) the form
sensible exercise and proper diet
"adj + noun" and "adj + noun"

2) the tense
Common knowledge tells us ....
Present tense. So "results" seems the correct tense.

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New post 19 Sep 2004, 02:59
Zem wrote:
Common knowledge tells us that sensible exercise and eating properly will result in better health.

A. eating properly will result in better health
B. proper diet resulted
C. dieting will result
D. proper diet results
E. Eating properly results


my choice D..

But i think choice D will be more correct if
D. proper diet result

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New post 19 Sep 2004, 03:48
I would go with C
A) not parallel --> eating properly is present participle+adverb. We need some noun form to have proper enumeration
B) wrong tense
C) gerund = noun. Pick this
D) wrong conjugation. Should be "result"
E) same as A on top of wrong conjugation
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C, gerund is used as noun and compound subject get right verb number- result.
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New post 19 Sep 2004, 15:17
Good catch Paul. I fell for the 'results'...
but i would agree with Paul on this one. Gerund=noun and the plural form of result = result.
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New post 19 Sep 2004, 22:04
OA is D

But actually I dont know why it is not 'result'.

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Zem wrote:
OA is D

But actually I dont know why it is not 'result'.

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I have some issues with Nova Press Gmat SCs.
Due to some reason either their SC explanation is not convincing enuf or their SC has typos. I faced a couple of SCs in which the ans was obvious (so far as where GMAT_English is concerned), but the ans was different!

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New post 20 Sep 2004, 03:49
I agree, D is clearly incorrect with this "s".
However Oa said I was right :P he he he

B seems to be the only other possible correct choice

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