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GMAT Prep - SC questions | Verb'ing' and other topics

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New post 24 Jul 2017, 04:40
Hi,

I recently gave the GMAT Prep mock exam and had a few queries with regard to the correct answers, specifically for the Verbal section. Posting some of them here in the expectation of detailed explanations.

1. In contrast to ongoing trade imbalances with China and Japan, the United Sates trade deficit with Mexico declined by $500 million as a result of record exports to that country.

a. In contrast to ongoing trade imbalances with China and Japan, the United Sates trade deficit with Mexico declined by $500 million as a result of record exports to that country.
b. In contrast to ongoing trade imbalances with China and Japan, the United Sates sold record exports to Mexico,reducing the trade deficit by $500 million.
c. When compared with ongoing trade imbalances with China and Japan, the United Sates sold record exports to Mexico,reducing the trade deficit by $500 million.
d. Compared with ongoing trade imbalances with China and Japan, the United Sates sold record exports to Mexico,reducing the trade deficit by $500 million.
e. Compared to ongoing trade imbalances with China and Japan, the United Sates record exports to Mexico caused a $500 million decline in the trade deficit with that country.

2. Galileo did not invent the telescope, but on hearing, in 1919, that such an optical instrument has been made, he quickly built his own device from an organ pipe and spectacle lenses.

a. Galileo did not invent the telescope, but on hearing, in 1919, that such an optical instrument has been made, he
b. Galileo had not invented the telescope, but when he heard, in 1609, of such an optical instrument having been made,
c. Galileo, even though he had not invented the telescope, on hearing, in 1609, that such an optical instrument has been made, he
d. Even though Galileo did not invent the telescope, on hearing, in 1919, that such an optical instrument has been made,
e. Even though Galileo did not invent the telescope, but when he heard, in 1609, of such an optical instrument being made, he

3. With surface temperatures estimated at minus 230 degrees Fahrenheit, Jupiter's moon Europa has long been considered far too cold to support life, and with 60 square miles of water thought to be frozen from top to bottom.

a. Europa has long been considered far too cold to support life, and with
b. Europa has long been considered far too cold to support life, its
c. Europa has long been considered far too cold to support life and has
d. Europa, long considered as far too cold to support life, and its
e. Europa, long considered to be far too cold to support life, and to have


Thanks a lot in advance!
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Hi architkumar

Welcome to GMATClub.

Please find below the links for the questions(discussed previously) that you have posted :

1. https://gmatclub.com/forum/in-contrast- ... 83077.html
2. https://gmatclub.com/forum/galileo-did- ... 78199.html
3. https://gmatclub.com/forum/700-with-sur ... 96119.html

Most of the questions that appear in GMAT Prep/Other company prep tests have already been
discussed at the forum in great detail. You could search on the forum, prior to posting it.

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