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# Downzoning, zoning that typically results in the reduction

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25 Jun 2006, 04:21
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Downzoning, zoning that typically results in the reduction of housing density, allows for more open space in areas where little water or services exist.
(A) little water or services exist
(B) little water or services exists
(C) few services and little water exists
(D) there is little water or services available
(E) there are few services and little available water

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25 Jun 2006, 07:08
mahesh004 wrote:
Downzoning, zoning that typically results in the reduction of housing density, allows for more open space in areas where little water or services exist.
(A) little water or services exist
(B) little water or services exists
(C) few services and little water exists
(D) there is little water or services available
(E) there are few services and little available water

interesting...

(A) little cannot be used to quantify services.
(B) same as above and Verb "exists" problem.
(C) verb (exists) is incorrect.
(D) another verb (is) problem.
(E) left with it. however "there are/is" is not a preferred one in gmat, but no choice.

E.

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25 Jun 2006, 11:58
OA is E. Good answer MA.

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25 Jun 2006, 20:19
E is correct.
'few services ' and ' little water ' is the correct usage.

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26 Jun 2006, 02:48
Clear Winner E.

Services ... countable hence few.
Water .... uncountable hence little

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26 Jun 2008, 08:23
friends - is the "where there are" phrase really proper english??

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