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Menlo University‘s range of graduate programmes have been developed to fulfil your needs whether you intend to pursue a career in industry, business, government, NGOs or academia, and whatever your background.


A. have been developed to fulfil your needs whether you intend to pursue a career in industry, business, government, NGOs or academia, and whatever

B. has been developed to fulfil your needs if you intend to pursue a career in industry, business, government, NGOs or academia, or whatever

C. have been developed to fulfil your needs whether you intend to pursue a career in industry, business, government, NGOs or academia, and whatever

D. has been developed to fulfil your needs whether you intend to pursue a career in industry, business, government, NGOs or academia, and whatever

E. has been developed to fulfil your needs whether one intends to pursue a career in industry, business, government, NGOs or academia, or whatever

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Range is the subject- has must be the verb Only D and E remain. E shifts the personage of the pronoun from second person personal pronoun ‘your’ in the first part to the third person impersonal pronoun - one in the following part of the clause, which is grammatically incorrect. Now we have just D, which is the correct choice.
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Range is the subject- has must be the verb Only D and E remain. E shifts the personage of the pronoun from second person personal pronoun ‘your’ in the first part to the third person impersonal pronoun - one in the following part of the clause, which is grammatically incorrect. Now we have just D, which is the correct choice.



Hi Daagh,

I have a question...

I understand the subject here is range but shouldn't the verb be have

For eg : One of the many subjects are....

Not clear here

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I am afraid no; because, 'of the graduate programs' is no more than a modifier and a middleman that describes the range ; So the verb will remain singular. In your example also, the subject is only one. And the students and hence it will be wring to say one of the students are.' You must use the verb - is -in this case too; can you give me the full version of the clause where ‘one of the students are’ is appearing?
It is a different matter if you say, ‘one of the students who are”. Then because of the intrusion of the relative pronoun which stands for the plural students, the subject shifts from one to students and hence the verb can be ‘are’

For a clearer picture on this issue, could you please refer to the usage part of the link given below in the freedictionary.com?
http://www.thefreedictionary.com/one
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Menlo University‘s range of graduate programmes have been developed to fulfil your needs whether you intend to pursue a career in industry, business, government, NGOs or academia, and whatever your background.
A. have been developed to fulfil your needs whether you intend to pursue a career in industry, business, government, NGOs or academia, and whatever
B. has been developed to fulfil your needs if you intend to pursue a career in industry, business, government, NGOs or academia, or whatever
C. have been developed to fulfil your needs whether you intend to pursue a career in industry, business, government, NGOs or academia, and whatever
D. has been developed to fulfil your needs whether you intend to pursue a career in industry, business, government, NGOs or academia, and whatever
E. has been developed to fulfil your needs whether one intends to pursue a career in industry, business, government, NGOs or academia, or whatever


IMO: D

The structure is:
Menlo University's range of.... has been developed to fulfill your needs...........................,and whatever your background.

"your needs" is parallel with "your background"
"range" is singular

Hope it helps.

Hence, D is the best.
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Menlo University‘s range of graduate programmes have been developed to fulfil your needs whether you intend to pursue a career in industry, business, government, NGOs or academia, and whatever your background.

Range is the subject - singular thus C-D with have been out.

A. have been developed to fulfil your needs whether you intend to pursue a career in industry, business, government, NGOs or academia, and whatever
B. has been developed to fulfil your needs if you intend to pursue a career in industry, business, government, NGOs or academia, or whatever
If must be used to express consequence and here consequence is missing.
C. have been developed to fulfil your needs whether you intend to pursue a career in industry, business, government, NGOs or academia, and whatever

D and E are final contenders.
D. has been developed to fulfil your needs whether you intend to pursue a career in industry, business, government, NGOs or academia, and whatever CORRECT.
E. has been developed to fulfil your needs whether one intends to pursue a career in industry, business, government, NGOs or academia, or whatever

Use of pronoun one is not correct in E.
One is a special pronoun:
In a sentence if one is referring to same subject or person then all other pronouns used in that sentence must be of it's family i.e either one or one's. We can not replace one with you or yours in half of the sentence and keep one or one's in rest of the sentence.

For details you can refer chapter 2 of MGMAT verbal foundation page 34, special note about the pronoun "one".

e.g
INCORRECT : People who wants to become politician should keep one's reputation spotless.
CORRECT : One who wants to become politician should keep one's reputation spotless.

INCORRECT : One must be careful to account for all sources of income on your tax return.
INCORRECT : One must be careful to account for all sources of income on one's tax return.

Thats the only grammatical error in option E and thus option D is correct.
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Menlo University‘s range of graduate programmes have been developed to fulfil your needs whether you intend to pursue a career in industry, business, government, NGOs or academia, and whatever your background.

A. have been developed to fulfil your needs whether you intend to pursue a career in industry, business, government, NGOs or academia, and whatever---- rejected for have
B. has been developed to fulfil your needs if you intend to pursue a career in industry, business, government, NGOs or academia, or whatever--- rejected for or whatever ... The sentence intends to say --- and irrespective of any background..
C. have been developed to fulfil your needs whether you intend to pursue a career in industry, business, government, NGOs or academia, and whatever--- rejected for have
D. has been developed to fulfil your needs whether you intend to pursue a career in industry, business, government, NGOs or academia, and whatever--- correct
E. has been developed to fulfil your needs whether one intends to pursue a career in industry, business, government, NGOs or academia, or whatever
-- rejected for one intends which does not go with your background


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a range of X or a range of Xs

We are talking about range, which in this case is singular. And singular nouns take singular verbs. Hence, "a range of Xs has" is correct.

Thus, A and C are eliminated.

One should be careful when one meets her. You should be careful when you meet her. Either both the pronoun references are one or you. A mix is a dangerous combination.

Eliminate E.

B v/s D.

If x then y. If is used in case of a condition. For example: If you study, (then) you get an 800 in the test.
This is not the case in B. Hence, eliminate B.

Answer is D.
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Menlo University‘s range of graduate programmes have been developed to fulfil your needs whether you intend to pursue a career in industry, business, government, NGOs or academia, and whatever your background.

A. have been developed to fulfil your needs whether you intend to pursue a career in industry, business, government, NGOs or academia, and whatever

B. has been developed to fulfil your needs if you intend to pursue a career in industry, business, government, NGOs or academia, or whatever

C.have been developed for fulfilling your needs whether you intend to pursue a career in industry, business, government, NGOs or academia, and whatever

D. has been developed to fulfil your needs whether you intend to pursue a career in industry, business, government, NGOs or academia, and whatever

E. has been developed to fulfil your needs whether one intends to pursue a career in industry, business, government, NGOs or academia, or whatever


Here Range is the subject of the sentence. Thus, A, C are out.
In choice, B. The use of If is incorrect. If can only be used as an conditional. Whether is used for alternatives.
Between D and E use of one is not parallel in the sentence.

Hence, D
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Menlo University‘s range of graduate programmes have been developed to fulfil your needs whether you intend to pursue a career in industry, business, government, NGOs or academia, and whatever your background.

A. have been developed to fulfil your needs whether you intend to pursue a career in industry, business, government, NGOs or academia, and whatever

B. has been developed to fulfil your needs if you intend to pursue a career in industry, business, government, NGOs or academia, or whatever

C. have been developed for fulfilling your needs whether you intend to pursue a career in industry, business, government, NGOs or academia, and whatever

D. has been developed to fulfil your needs whether you intend to pursue a career in industry, business, government, NGOs or academia, and whatever

E. has been developed to fulfil your needs whether one intends to pursue a career in industry, business, government, NGOs or academia, or whatever


range of graduate programmes - range is singular, thus, the verb must be HAS.
A and C are eliminated right away.
whether vs. if - whether is for uncertainties/if is for providing cause-effect relationship. If is incorrect in this context.
B is out.

between D and E:
range has been developed to fulfill your needs whether X, Y, or Z
range has been developed to fulfill your needs whatever your background.

in E - we have ONE - in the underlined section, while we have YOUR in the non-underlined. One is incorrect.

moreover, both D and E present incorrectly the list... NGO comma OR academia.

but D is the best here though...
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enlo University‘s range of graduate programmes have been developed to fulfil your needs whether you intend to pursue a career in industry, business, government, NGOs or academia, and whatever your background.


A. have been developed to fulfil your needs whether you intend to pursue a career in industry, business, government, NGOs or academia, and whatever

B. has been developed to fulfil your needs if you intend to pursue a career in industry, business, government, NGOs or academia, or whatever

C. have been developed to fulfil your needs whether you intend to pursue a career in industry, business, government, NGOs or academia, and whatever

D. has been developed to fulfil your needs whether you intend to pursue a career in industry, business, government, NGOs or academia, and whatever

E. has been developed to fulfil your needs whether one intends to pursue a career in industry, business, government, NGOs or academia, or whatever

Range is the subject here so needs "has". A and C are out.
If is out as well, it is not a condition statement. B is out.

Out of D and E. E modifies the pronoun to "one".

Correct answer D
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Hello All,

is this correct sentence - range has been developed to fulfill your needs whatever your background? shouldn't this be - whatever your background is?
Please advise.

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A. have been developed to fulfil your needs whether you intend to pursue a career in industry, business, government, NGOs or academia, and whatever

B. has been developed to fulfil your needs if you intend to pursue a career in industry, business, government, NGOs or academia, or whatever

C. have been developed to fulfil your needs whether you intend to pursue a career in industry, business, government, NGOs or academia, and whatever

D. has been developed to fulfil your needs whether you intend to pursue a career in industry, business, government, NGOs or academia, and whatever

E. has been developed to fulfil your needs whether one intends to pursue a career in industry, business, government, NGOs or academia, or whatever

A,B,C ==> Subject-verb agreement issue. Range(singular) plural(have)
E ==> Pronoun agreement issue, Usage of one and you, your.
Symmetry should follow either usage of one in whole sentence or usage of you, your.

Hence, D is the answer.
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Range is the subject- has must be the verb Only D and E remain. E shifts the personage of the pronoun from second person personal pronoun ‘your’ in the first part to the third person impersonal pronoun - one in the following part of the clause, which is grammatically incorrect. Now we have just D, which is the correct choice.



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Contrary to popular belief, video games aren't just for killing an idle Thursday evening, in fact, a variety of recent studies have begun to demonstrate their teaching potential.


A. video games aren't just for killing an idle Thursday evening, in fact, a variety of recent studies have begun to demonstrate

B. video games aren't just to kill an idle Thursday evening, but a variety of recent studies, in fact, have begun to demonstrate

C. video games aren't just for killing an idle Thursday evening; in fact, a variety of recent studies has begun to demonstrate

D. video games aren't just for killing an idle Thursday evening; in fact, a variety of recent studies have begun to demonstrate

E. video games aren't just for killing an idle Thursday evening, and a variety of recent studies have begun in demonstration of


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here why "variety of recent studies " is plural????
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Contrary to popular belief, video games aren't just for killing an idle Thursday evening, in fact, a variety of recent studies have begun to demonstrate their teaching potential.


A. video games aren't just for killing an idle Thursday evening, in fact, a variety of recent studies have begun to demonstrate

B. video games aren't just to kill an idle Thursday evening, but a variety of recent studies, in fact, have begun to demonstrate

C. video games aren't just for killing an idle Thursday evening; in fact, a variety of recent studies has begun to demonstrate

D. video games aren't just for killing an idle Thursday evening; in fact, a variety of recent studies have begun to demonstrate

E. video games aren't just for killing an idle Thursday evening, and a variety of recent studies have begun in demonstration of


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Can anyone explain to me - a variety of smth is singular or plural? Does it matter whether the noun after of is singular or plural? Trying to understand if there is flaw in my logic, or the OA is wrong.

here why variety is plural?
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I am still not convinced with option D as the parallelism seems awkward. I do agree with the fact that option D is better than option E.

I feel that there should *or* whatever.... how can one do a major in all of the options mentioned above ie. business, industry etc etc ??

Could someone explain?

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I am still not convinced with option D as the parallelism seems awkward. I do agree with the fact that option D is better than option E.

I feel that there should *or* whatever.... how can one do a major in all of the options mentioned above ie. business, industry etc etc ??

Could someone explain?

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Here weather............, and whatever are parallel

also X,Y,OR Z MEANS X or Y or Z ( any one of X, Y , Z )
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aditliverpoolfc wrote:
I am still not convinced with option D as the parallelism seems awkward. I do agree with the fact that option D is better than option E.

I feel that there should *or* whatever.... how can one do a major in all of the options mentioned above ie. business, industry etc etc ??

Could someone explain?

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Here weather............, and whatever are parallel

also X,Y,OR Z MEANS X or Y or Z ( any one of X, Y , Z )


And is used to join 2 clauses, but where is a verb in (D) after "and" ??
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cool1679 wrote:
aditliverpoolfc wrote:
I am still not convinced with option D as the parallelism seems awkward. I do agree with the fact that option D is better than option E.

I feel that there should *or* whatever.... how can one do a major in all of the options mentioned above ie. business, industry etc etc ??

Could someone explain?

Posted from my mobile device



Here whether............, and whatever are parallel

also X,Y,OR Z MEANS X or Y or Z ( any one of X, Y , Z )


And is used to join 2 clauses, but where is a verb in (D) after "and" ??



And can be used to join 2 clauses, 2 phrases, 2 nouns , 2 modifiers , or list of anything ( with and without preceded by comma )
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New post 02 Apr 2019, 13:13
agreed!


Menlo University‘s range of graduate programmes has been developed to fulfil your needs whether you intend to pursue a career in industry, business, government, NGOs or academia, and whatever your background.


So you mean " and whatever your background" is a part of the list (industry, business,....)


Not convincing though!

I think using "or" would be more justified here
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