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2. However much United States voters may agree that there is waste in government and that the government as a whole spends beyond its means, it is difficult to find broad support for a movement toward a minimal state

(A) However much United States voters may agree that
(B) Despite the agreement among United States voters to the fact
(C) Although United States voters agree
(D) Even though United States voters may agree
(E) There is agreement among United States voters that

B,C,E are incorrect: because these statment certian about voters agreement. while orignal sentence uncertain (may)

A,D --- I will pick D (sounds better).

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Re: SC - Voters (OG VR) [#permalink]

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14 Nov 2007, 13:54
x2suresh wrote:
2. However much United States voters may agree that there is waste in government and that the government as a whole spends beyond its means, it is difficult to find broad support for a movement toward a minimal state

(A) However much United States voters may agree that
(B) Despite the agreement among United States voters to the fact
(C) Although United States voters agree
(D) Even though United States voters may agree
(E) There is agreement among United States voters that

B,C,E are incorrect: because these statment certian about voters agreement. while orignal sentence uncertain (may)

A,D --- I will pick D (sounds better).

i also found this question pretty difficult but i am convinced now that only A makes sense as we need "That" to connect two clauses. "That" is missing in other choices.
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14 Nov 2007, 13:59
"However much United States voters may agree" is a dependent clause and "there is waste in government and that the government as a whole spends beyond its means" is an independent clause; therefore you need a subordinating conjunction to join these two, and that serves the purpose. Hope this helps. E is passive.
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Re: SC - Voters (OG VR) [#permalink]

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14 Nov 2007, 13:59
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i also found this question pretty difficult but i am convinced now that only A makes sense as we need "That" to connect two clauses. "That" is missing in other choices.

We definitely need "that" after agree, but A just sounds terrible. "However much" sounds really bad for written English.

What is the source of this SC? I have found that some Kaplan SCs can be pretty nonsensical as compared to average GMAT questions.
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14 Nov 2007, 14:07
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What is the source of this SC? I have found that some Kaplan SCs can be pretty nonsensical as compared to average GMAT questions.

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OA -- A
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Re: SC - Voters (OG VR) [#permalink]

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14 Nov 2007, 17:55
gluon wrote:
GMAT TIGER wrote:
i also found this question pretty difficult but i am convinced now that only A makes sense as we need "That" to connect two clauses. "That" is missing in other choices.

We definitely need "that" after agree, but A just sounds terrible. "However much" sounds really bad for written English.

What is the source of this SC? I have found that some Kaplan SCs can be pretty nonsensical as compared to average GMAT questions.

Definitely A. "That" is needed in the sentence. And I have seen cases where 'howmuchever' is used though it sounds awkward at first pass.
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