Check GMAT Club Decision Tracker for the Latest School Decision Releases https://gmatclub.com/AppTrack

 It is currently 25 May 2017, 17:41

### GMAT Club Daily Prep

#### Thank you for using the timer - this advanced tool can estimate your performance and suggest more practice questions. We have subscribed you to Daily Prep Questions via email.

Customized
for You

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

Track

every week, we’ll send you an estimated GMAT score based on your performance

Practice
Pays

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

# Events & Promotions

###### Events & Promotions in June
Open Detailed Calendar

# Paper production accounts for approximately 40 percent of

Author Message
TAGS:

### Hide Tags

Manager
Joined: 11 May 2010
Posts: 218
Followers: 4

Kudos [?]: 128 [1] , given: 11

Paper production accounts for approximately 40 percent of [#permalink]

### Show Tags

09 Oct 2010, 21:02
1
KUDOS
2
This post was
BOOKMARKED
00:00

Difficulty:

5% (low)

Question Stats:

86% (01:46) correct 14% (00:49) wrong based on 333 sessions

### HideShow timer Statistics

Paper production accounts for approximately 40 percent of the world's industrial use of wood, and the market for paper is growing faster than it is for all major wood products.
(A) the market for paper is growing faster than it is for all
(B) the market for paper is growing faster than the market for all other
(C) the market for it is growing faster than it is for all other
(D) its market is growing faster than the market for all
(E) its market is growing faster than it is for all other

SPOILER BELOW:

Why in B, you don't need "IS" at the end to parallel?
[Reveal] Spoiler: OA
If you have any questions
New!
Senior Manager
Status: Time to step up the tempo
Joined: 24 Jun 2010
Posts: 408
Location: Milky way
Schools: ISB, Tepper - CMU, Chicago Booth, LSB
Followers: 8

Kudos [?]: 211 [0], given: 50

### Show Tags

09 Oct 2010, 21:39
gautrang wrote:
Paper production accounts for approximately 40 percent of the world's industrial use of wood, and the market for paper is growing faster than it is for all major wood products.
(A) the market for paper is growing faster than it is for all
(B) the market for paper is growing faster than the market for all other
(C) the market for it is growing faster than it is for all other
(D) its market is growing faster than the market for all
(E) its market is growing faster than it is for all other

SPOILER BELOW:

Why in B, you don't need "IS" at the end to parallel?

Just starting out in SC hence my reasoning might not be as good as some of the other members in here. Anyways I narrowed down to B simply because the "it" was not very clear. I guess the antecedent for "it" in this question is paper and this changes the meaning of the sentence.

The correct answer thus should eliminate the pronoun antecedent issue.
_________________

Support GMAT Club by putting a GMAT Club badge on your blog

Retired Moderator
Status: worked for Kaplan's associates, but now on my own, free and flying
Joined: 19 Feb 2007
Posts: 3832
Location: India
WE: Education (Education)
Followers: 819

Kudos [?]: 6314 [0], given: 324

### Show Tags

09 Oct 2010, 22:55
The reference for it or its is out of place, wherever it appears. Only B avoids the trap and is the right choice for me.
_________________

“Better than a thousand days of diligent study is one day with a great teacher” – a Japanese proverb.
9884544509

Retired Moderator
Status: 2000 posts! I don't know whether I should feel great or sad about it! LOL
Joined: 04 Oct 2009
Posts: 1672
Location: Peru
Schools: Harvard, Stanford, Wharton, MIT & HKS (Government)
WE 1: Economic research
WE 2: Banking
WE 3: Government: Foreign Trade and SMEs
Followers: 103

Kudos [?]: 992 [0], given: 109

### Show Tags

25 Apr 2011, 14:18
+1 B

"is" is only necessary if the meaning is ambiguous.
_________________

"Life’s battle doesn’t always go to stronger or faster men; but sooner or later the man who wins is the one who thinks he can."

My Integrated Reasoning Logbook / Diary: http://gmatclub.com/forum/my-ir-logbook-diary-133264.html

GMAT Club Premium Membership - big benefits and savings

Manager
Status: It's "Go" Time.......
Affiliations: N.C.C.
Joined: 22 Feb 2011
Posts: 181
Location: India
Followers: 6

Kudos [?]: 75 [0], given: 2

### Show Tags

26 Apr 2011, 04:46
Answer is "B" as the gist of the sentence is to use the comparative degree, in comparative degree one uses "to be" only once thus "B" should be chosen!!
gautrang wrote:
Paper production accounts for approximately 40 percent of the world's industrial use of wood, and the market for paper is growing faster than it is for all major wood products.
(A) the market for paper is growing faster than it is for all
(B) the market for paper is growing faster than the market for all other
(C) the market for it is growing faster than it is for all other
(D) its market is growing faster than the market for all
(E) its market is growing faster than it is for all other

SPOILER BELOW:

Why in B, you don't need "IS" at the end to parallel?

_________________

We are twice armed if we fight with faith.

He who knows when he can fight & when He can't will be victorious.

SVP
Joined: 16 Nov 2010
Posts: 1666
Location: United States (IN)
Concentration: Strategy, Technology
Followers: 34

Kudos [?]: 533 [0], given: 36

### Show Tags

26 Apr 2011, 09:19
B - because of two reasons :

1) The ambiguity of "it is" is not there(it can refer to wood also).

2) More subtly, "market for all other" is required instead of "market for all" because paper's market can't be more than that of itself, if you say "market for all", you include paper also in that.
_________________

Formula of Life -> Achievement/Potential = k * Happiness (where k is a constant)

GMAT Club Premium Membership - big benefits and savings

GMAT Club Legend
Joined: 01 Oct 2013
Posts: 10366
Followers: 999

Kudos [?]: 225 [0], given: 0

Re: Paper production accounts for approximately 40 percent of [#permalink]

### Show Tags

12 Jun 2014, 13:03
Hello from the GMAT Club VerbalBot!

Thanks to another GMAT Club member, I have just discovered this valuable topic, yet it had no discussion for over a year. I am now bumping it up - doing my job. I think you may find it valuable (esp those replies with Kudos).

Want to see all other topics I dig out? Follow me (click follow button on profile). You will receive a summary of all topics I bump in your profile area as well as via email.
Manager
Joined: 23 Jan 2013
Posts: 172
Concentration: Technology, Other
Schools: Haas
GMAT Date: 01-14-2015
WE: Information Technology (Computer Software)
Followers: 3

Kudos [?]: 48 [0], given: 41

Re: Paper production accounts for approximately 40 percent of [#permalink]

### Show Tags

30 Dec 2014, 00:39
Please correct me if i am wrong it can refer to either ' the market ' or 'the world's industrial use of wood' ?
Director
Affiliations: CrackVerbal
Joined: 03 Oct 2013
Posts: 501
Location: India
GMAT 1: 780 Q51 V46
Followers: 93

Kudos [?]: 460 [0], given: 6

Re: Paper production accounts for approximately 40 percent of [#permalink]

### Show Tags

03 Apr 2017, 21:17
Top Contributor
Option A - Incorrect

"it" illogically refers to "market for paper". Incorrect.
"all" includes "market for paper". We need to say "all other".

Option B - Incorrect

"the market for paper is growing faster than the market for all other major wood products [is]" -- Note that the verb "is" is implied.

Option C - Incorrect

"it" refers to "paper production". Illogical.

Option D - Incorrect

"it" refers to "paper production". Illogical. "all" includes "market for paper". We need to say "all other".

Option E - Incorrect

"its" illogically refers to "paper production".
_________________

Enroll for our GMAT Trial Course here -
http://gmatonline.crackverbal.com/

Learn all PS and DS strategies here-
http://gmatonline.crackverbal.com/p/mastering-quant-on-gmat

Re: Paper production accounts for approximately 40 percent of   [#permalink] 03 Apr 2017, 21:17
Similar topics Replies Last post
Similar
Topics:
29 approximately fifty percent of the calories 8 17 Mar 2017, 23:14
40 In 2000, a mere two dozen products accounted for 47 10 May 2017, 03:10
In 2000, a mere two dozen products accounted for half the 0 19 Jul 2016, 02:08
In 2000, a mere two dozen products accounted for half the 0 03 Jan 2016, 11:19
In 2000, a mere two dozen products accounted for half the 0 22 Feb 2015, 14:41
Display posts from previous: Sort by