GMAT Question of the Day: Daily via email | Daily via Instagram New to GMAT Club? Watch this Video

It is currently 01 Jun 2020, 09:25

Close

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
Your Progress

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

Not interested in getting valuable practice questions and articles delivered to your email? No problem, unsubscribe here.

Close

Request Expert Reply

Confirm Cancel

Switzerland has witnessed a dramatic growth of households; the applica

  new topic post reply Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics  
Author Message
TAGS:

Hide Tags

Find Similar Topics 
Manager
Manager
User avatar
G
Joined: 29 Jun 2018
Posts: 53
Location: India
GPA: 4
GMAT ToolKit User
Switzerland has witnessed a dramatic growth of households; the applica  [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post Updated on: 08 Jul 2019, 06:39
00:00
A
B
C
D
E

Difficulty:

  15% (low)

Question Stats:

83% (01:10) correct 17% (01:30) wrong based on 54 sessions

HideShow timer Statistics

Switzerland has witnessed a dramatic growth of households; the applications for new houses have gone up by about 14% with most of the growth is from asylum seekers rather than increasing the immigration.

A. is from asylum seekers rather than increasing the immigration
B. coming from asylum seekers rather than immigration increasing
C. is from asylum seekers instead of immigration increases
D. coming from asylum seekers rather than increases in immigration
E. coming from asylum seekers instead of immigration's increasing

_________________

Originally posted by LMP on 08 Jul 2019, 06:37.
Last edited by Bunuel on 08 Jul 2019, 06:39, edited 1 time in total.
Renamed the topic, edited the question and underlined.
Manager
Manager
User avatar
G
Joined: 29 Jun 2018
Posts: 53
Location: India
GPA: 4
GMAT ToolKit User
Re: Switzerland has witnessed a dramatic growth of households; the applica  [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 08 Jul 2019, 06:38
LMP wrote:
Switzerland has witnessed a dramatic growth of households; the applications for new houses have gone up by about 14% with most of the growth is from asylum seekers rather than increasing the immigration.
A. is from asylum seekers rather than increasing the immigration
B. coming from asylum seekers rather than immigration increasing
C. is from asylum seekers instead of immigration increases
D. coming from asylum seekers rather than increases in immigration
E. coming from asylum seekers instead of immigration's increasing




:D
1) 'growth coming from' is idiomatic as against 'growth is from'
2) It is the increases in immigration that is being disproved.
_________________
Board of Directors
User avatar
D
Status: QA & VA Forum Moderator
Joined: 11 Jun 2011
Posts: 4996
Location: India
GPA: 3.5
WE: Business Development (Commercial Banking)
GMAT ToolKit User
Re: Switzerland has witnessed a dramatic growth of households; the applica  [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 08 Jul 2019, 12:09
LMP wrote:
Switzerland has witnessed a dramatic growth of households; the applications for new houses have gone up by about 14% with most of the growth is from asylum seekers rather than increasing the immigration.

A. is from asylum seekers rather than increasing the immigration
B. coming from asylum seekers rather than immigration increasing
C. is from asylum seekers instead of immigration increases
D. coming from asylum seekers rather than increases in immigration
E. coming from asylum seekers instead of immigration's increasing

Correct idiomatic usage is X rather than Y, none but (D) uses it correctly, hence Answer must be (D)
_________________
Thanks and Regards

Abhishek....

PLEASE FOLLOW THE RULES FOR POSTING IN QA AND VA FORUM AND USE SEARCH FUNCTION BEFORE POSTING NEW QUESTIONS

How to use Search Function in GMAT Club | Rules for Posting in QA forum | Writing Mathematical Formulas |Rules for Posting in VA forum | Request Expert's Reply ( VA Forum Only )
GMAT Club Bot
Re: Switzerland has witnessed a dramatic growth of households; the applica   [#permalink] 08 Jul 2019, 12:09

Switzerland has witnessed a dramatic growth of households; the applica

  new topic post reply Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics  





Powered by phpBB © phpBB Group | Emoji artwork provided by EmojiOne