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# SC: monetray policy

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08 Oct 2008, 00:13
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Although the coordination of monetary policy can help facilitate the orderly financing of existing imbalances, it is unlikely that its effect on their size is significant in the absence of an appropriate fiscal adjustment.
(A) it is unlikely that its effect on their size is significant
(B) it is unlikely that the size of their effect would be significant
(C) affecting their sizes are not likely to be significant
(D) the significance of their effect on its size is unlikely
(E) its effect on their size is not likely to be significant
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08 Oct 2008, 02:29
Although the coordination of monetary policy can help facilitate the orderly financing of existing imbalances, it is unlikely that its effect on their size is significant in the absence of an appropriate fiscal adjustment.
(A) it is unlikely that its effect on their size is significant -- Incorrect .Wrong tense "is"
(B) it is unlikely that the size of their effect would be significant -- Incorrect.Size is incorrectly mapped to effect
(C) affecting their sizes are not likely to be significant -- Incorrect.Awkward composition and wrong usage of
word "affecting"
(D) the significance of their effect on its size is unlikely -- Incorrect : "their" effect. co-ordination of monetary policy is not
plural.
(E) its effect on their size is not likely to be significant -- Correct
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08 Oct 2008, 03:14
B for me. It has clarity in meaning as well as correct usage of verb "would".
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08 Oct 2008, 18:23
I sort out B ,E but not sure what does their represent in both the sentences?

But i think though B is wordy its an answer
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09 Oct 2008, 02:06
Between B and e i chose B becuase i think that "would" is the correct verb.
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09 Oct 2008, 04:12
E for me .

ritula wrote:
Although the coordination of monetary policy can help facilitate the orderly financing of existing imbalances, it is unlikely that its effect on their size is significant in the absence of an appropriate fiscal adjustment.
(A) it is unlikely that its effect on their size is significant (the possibility of the effect has to take place in the future )
(B) it is unlikely that the size of their effect would be significant
(C) affecting their sizes are not likely to be significant
(D) the significance of their effect on its size is unlikely
(E) its effect on their size is not likely to be significant
likely to be is correct idiom
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09 Oct 2008, 22:26
OA is E but still no clues abt explanation
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10 Oct 2008, 01:39
ritula wrote:
Although the coordination of monetary policy can help facilitate the orderly financing of existing imbalances, it is unlikely that its effect on their size is significant in the absence of an appropriate fiscal adjustment.
(A) it is unlikely that its effect on their size is significant
(B) it is unlikely that the size of their effect would be significant
(C) affecting their sizes are not likely to be significant
(D) the significance of their effect on its size is unlikely
(E) its effect on their size is not likely to be significant

B C and D are out

Since althpugh requires a contrast we go for E ,A loses E is better
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11 Oct 2008, 10:25
Unlikely with would ?
can anyone explain the rule !!!
again kindly piost the OA of this post !!!
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