Summer is Coming! Join the Game of Timers Competition to Win Epic Prizes. Registration is Open. Game starts Mon July 1st.

It is currently 17 Jul 2019, 08:25

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

The expedition detected five shipwrecks in the bay, which triples to

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

Hide Tags

Find Similar Topics 
Manager
Manager
avatar
Joined: 07 Apr 2015
Posts: 162
The expedition detected five shipwrecks in the bay, which triples to  [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 02 Sep 2015, 06:00
1
5
00:00
A
B
C
D
E

Difficulty:

  25% (medium)

Question Stats:

67% (01:04) correct 33% (01:20) wrong based on 186 sessions

HideShow timer Statistics


The expedition detected five shipwrecks in the bay, which triples to fifteen the number of wreck sites now known as littering the bay's floor.

A) which triples to fifteen the number of wreck sites now known as littering
B) tripling to fifteen the number of wreck sites now known to litter
C) which triples to fifteen the number of wreck sites now known to litter
D) tripling to fifteen the number of wreck sites now known as littering
E) which triples to fifteen the number of wreck sites now known that litter
Retired Moderator
User avatar
V
Status: enjoying
Joined: 19 Feb 2007
Posts: 4775
Location: India
WE: Education (Education)
The expedition detected five shipwrecks in the bay, which triples to  [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 02 Sep 2015, 09:33
2
A) which triples to fifteen the number of wreck sites now known as littering—Shh! Relative pronoun touch rule

B) tripling to fifteen the number of wreck sites now known to litter – best choice
C) which triples to fifteen the number of wreck sites now known to litter -- same as A
D) tripling to fifteen the number of wreck sites now known as littering --- as littering is wrong idiom
E) which triples to fifteen the number of wreck sites now known that litter—same as A.

Shh: what does ‘which’ refer to; If it is bay, then the meaning is absurd; If it is wrecks, then the singular verb 'triples' is wrong.
_________________
The Take-Away: Grammar First and Then the Rest
Intern
Intern
avatar
B
Joined: 18 Oct 2017
Posts: 10
Re: The expedition detected five shipwrecks in the bay, which triples to  [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 05 Jan 2018, 08:01
1
Hi Daagh sir,
can you please help to explain the meaning of this sentence, I am confused in use of 'known to'... I thought it should be 'known as'.
thanks for all your explanations for SC questions.

daagh wrote:
A) which triples to fifteen the number of wreck sites now known as littering—Shh! Relative pronoun touch rule

B) tripling to fifteen the number of wreck sites now known to litter – best choice
C) which triples to fifteen the number of wreck sites now known to litter -- same as A
D) tripling to fifteen the number of wreck sites now known as littering --- as littering is wrong idiom
E) which triples to fifteen the number of wreck sites now known that litter—same as A.

Shh: what does ‘which’ refer to; If it is bay, then the meaning is absurd; If it is wrecks, then the singular verb 'triples' is wrong.
Non-Human User
User avatar
Joined: 01 Oct 2013
Posts: 4767
Re: The expedition detected five shipwrecks in the bay, which triples to  [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 13 Apr 2019, 04:03
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.
_________________
GMAT Club Bot
Re: The expedition detected five shipwrecks in the bay, which triples to   [#permalink] 13 Apr 2019, 04:03
Display posts from previous: Sort by

The expedition detected five shipwrecks in the bay, which triples to

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





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