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# Downzoning, zoning that typically results in the reduction

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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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Re: SC - water and services [#permalink]

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20 Apr 2008, 04:30
yeah, i say e as well. need to have plural forms of verbs due to subject 'areas'.
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20 Apr 2008, 07:43
it should be 'E'.

'few' should be used for services (countable noun)
'little' should be used for water (uncountable noun)

the verb should agree with the plural subject (compounded by 'and')
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20 Apr 2008, 09:07
bsd_lover 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

Funny you pose this, I got this one wrong last night...
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Re: SC - water and services [#permalink]

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20 Apr 2008, 11:49
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 (or ==> exists ==> hence wrong)

B. little water or services exists (little water does not clear the idea)

C. few services and little water exists (and ==> exist ==> hence wrong)

D. there is little water or services available (same as B)

E. there are few services and little available water

I would go with E.
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20 Apr 2008, 15:09
Excellent - OA is E.
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01 Jan 2011, 05:00
(E)

(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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