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# Here's the next batch of the most brutal 35 SCs posted on

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20 Mar 2013, 15:56
40. A group of sudents who have begun to clean up Frederick Law Olmstead's Morning Park in New York City believes that the park needs not to be redesigned but to be returned to its former condition

1)believes that the park needs not to be redesigned but to
2)believe that the park needs to not be redesigned but to
3)believes that the park needs not to be redesigned but could
4)believe that the park needs not to be redesigned but to
5)believe that the park needs not to be redesigned but that it

OA says A but can anyone please clarify why it is not D considering the 'have'?
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20 Mar 2013, 15:59
32. A year advantage in a new computer product or process being introduced can give a company a significant edge on its competitors.
a...
b. Introducing a new computer product or process by a year earlier
c. A year's advantage to introduce a new computer product or process
d. To introduce a new computer product or process by a year earlier
e. Being a year ahead in introducing a new computer product or process

In this question,the answer is d.It somehow doesnt make sense for me.Could anyone please clarify? Shouldnt the answer be e or b?
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20 Mar 2013, 20:45
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40. A group of sudents who have begun to clean up Frederick Law Olmstead's Morning Park in New York City believes that the park needs not to be redesigned but to be returned to its former condition

1)believes that the park needs not to be redesigned but to
2)believe that the park needs to not be redesigned but to
3)believes that the park needs not to be redesigned but could
4)believe that the park needs not to be redesigned but to
5)believe that the park needs not to be redesigned but that it

OA says A but can anyone please clarify why it is not D considering the 'have'?

kindly underline ur sentences .also hide ur doubts under a spoiler
as for ur question .the answer has to be A coz its the group (singular) that believes
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20 Mar 2013, 20:47
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32. A year advantage in a new computer product or process being introduced can give a company a significant edge on its competitors.
a...
b. Introducing a new computer product or process by a year earlier
c. A year's advantage to introduce a new computer product or process
d. To introduce a new computer product or process by a year earlier
e. Being a year ahead in introducing a new computer product or process

In this question,the answer is d.It somehow doesnt make sense for me.Could anyone please clarify? Shouldnt the answer be e or b?

the question is not even clear .u have not written the first option !! u have not even underlined !! how is someone suppose to make out as from where the underling is starting .had u given the first option ,it wud have made some sense !!
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20 Mar 2013, 21:12
32. A year advantage in a new computer product or process being introduced can give a company a significant edge on its competitors.
a.. A year advantage in a new computer product or process being introduced
b. Introducing a new computer product or process by a year earlier
c. A year's advantage to introduce a new computer product or process
d. To introduce a new computer product or process by a year earlier
e. Being a year ahead in introducing a new computer product or process

In this question,the answer is d.It somehow doesnt make sense for me.Could anyone please clarify? Shouldnt the answer be e or b?

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20 Mar 2013, 21:14
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40. A group of sudents who have begun to clean up Frederick Law Olmstead's Morning Park in New York City believes that the park needs not to be redesigned but to be returned to its former condition

1)believes that the park needs not to be redesigned but to
2)believe that the park needs to not be redesigned but to
3)believes that the park needs not to be redesigned but could
4)believe that the park needs not to be redesigned but to
5)believe that the park needs not to be redesigned but that it

OA says A but can anyone please clarify why it is not D considering the 'have'?

kindly underline ur sentences .also hide ur doubts under a spoiler
as for ur question .the answer has to be A coz its the group (singular) that believes

am new to the site so not sure of spoiler and all...
yeah,but A group of students who have begun to clean up Frederick Law Olmstead's Morning Park in New York City believes..in this students who have begun is plural,so do we have to ignore the plurality and focus on the collective one,group?
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20 Mar 2013, 21:29
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yeah,but A group of students who have begun to clean up Frederick Law Olmstead's Morning Park in New York City believes..in this students who have begun is plural,so do we have to ignore the plurality and focus on the collective one,group?

yeah its the student who have begun but its the group that believes !!
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20 Mar 2013, 21:34
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32. A year advantage in a new computer product or process being introduced can give a company a significant edge on its competitors.
a.. A year advantage in a new computer product or process being introduced
b. Introducing a new computer product or process by a year earlier
c. A year's advantage to introduce a new computer product or process
d. To introduce a new computer product or process by a year earlier
e. Being a year ahead in introducing a new computer product or process

what is the source of this question ?
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20 Mar 2013, 21:40
I am referring to the brutal SC list of 70 questions.(by one of the GMAT club members).Anyway,i got the correct answer, its there in one of the Manhattan's ask the expert links.(e. Being a year ahead in introducing a new computer product or process):
http://www.manhattangmat.com/forums/com ... t7284.html
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20 Mar 2013, 21:48
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I am referring to the brutal SC list of 70 questions.(by one of the GMAT club members).Anyway,i got the correct answer, its there in one of the Manhattan's ask the expert links.(e. Being a year ahead in introducing a new computer product or process):
http://www.manhattangmat.com/forums/com ... t7284.html

thanks for forwarding this link .if RON is saying its E then its E .even i was little wary abt D as answer !! btw i seriously doubt if this brutal SC is a good source !!
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20 Mar 2013, 22:04
True,after going through these questions, i have ended up in a low confidence and lot of confusion.Some ques are really vague

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05 Jun 2013, 02:18
If I want to score a 43+ verbal, any idea what % of these I should be getting correct?

Currently in the mid 40%....
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21 Jun 2014, 23:38
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30 Aug 2014, 09:07
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If I want to score a 43+ verbal, any idea what % of these I should be getting correct?

Currently in the mid 40%....

Even I have the same query.I just completed 25 of them,got only 12 right!Pretty demoralising!
That is less than 50%.Is it good enough to crack a 40+ score in VA.
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30 Aug 2014, 09:42
It is a good set but nothing to be concerned about too much......some question is good some is flawed
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04 Jun 2016, 23:17
Fantastic. Keep it coming... The questions are great to score in the 90th percentile of the gmat
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