It is currently 29 Jun 2017, 07:22

### 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

# Rather than continue to produce most of the items necessary

Author Message
Intern
Joined: 07 Oct 2003
Posts: 40
Rather than continue to produce most of the items necessary [#permalink]

### Show Tags

08 Mar 2004, 08:28
00:00

Difficulty:

(N/A)

Question Stats:

67% (01:28) correct 33% (01:27) wrong based on 4 sessions

### HideShow timer Statistics

Rather than continue to produce most of the items
necessary for subsistence, a growing number of
farm families during the first decades of the nine-
teenth century began to specialize in the production
of grain or cotton and to use the cash proceeds
from selling their crops for buying necessities.

(A) selling their crops for buying
(B) the sales of their crops for buying
(C) their selling of crops so as to buy
(D) their selling crops for buying of
(E) the sale of their crops to buy
Manager
Joined: 27 Feb 2004
Posts: 185
Location: illinois

### Show Tags

08 Mar 2004, 08:53
E on this one...had to make a tough choice between B and E....
is it sale or sales and for or to buy???
Intern
Joined: 21 May 2003
Posts: 32

### Show Tags

08 Mar 2004, 12:01
E , sale is plural for the subject crops !, post the official correct answer.
08 Mar 2004, 12:01
Similar topics Replies Last post
Similar
Topics:
Instead of Vs Rather than 2 04 Jan 2011, 19:38
instead of vs rather than 2 31 Aug 2010, 03:06
1 A) Rather than accept the conventional wisdom that the earth 9 28 Jul 2008, 11:30
Rather than accept the conventional wisdom that the earth 4 17 May 2008, 19:24
Rather than continue to produce most of the items necessary 10 21 Aug 2008, 07:40
Display posts from previous: Sort by