It is currently 25 Feb 2018, 07:47

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

Events & Promotions

Events & Promotions in June
Open Detailed Calendar

The harvest of grapes in the local valleys decreased in 1990 for the t

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

Hide Tags

2 KUDOS received
VP
VP
User avatar
V
Status: Preparing for the GMAT
Joined: 02 Nov 2016
Posts: 1369
Location: Pakistan
GPA: 3.4
Premium Member
The harvest of grapes in the local valleys decreased in 1990 for the t [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 11 Apr 2017, 10:58
2
This post received
KUDOS
00:00
A
B
C
D
E

Difficulty:

  5% (low)

Question Stats:

80% (00:33) correct 20% (00:39) wrong based on 45 sessions

HideShow timer Statistics

Source: Nova GMAT

The harvest of grapes in the local valleys decreased in 1990 for the third straight year but were still at a robust level.

(A) The harvest of grapes in the local valleys decreased in 1990 for the third straight year but were
(B) The harvest of grapes in the local valleys began to decrease in 1990 for the third straight year but were
(C) In 1990, the harvest of grapes in the local valleys decreased for the third straight year but were
(D) The harvest of grapes in the local valleys decreased for the third straight year in 1990 but was
(E) The harvest of grapes in the local valleys began decreasing in 1990 for the third straight year but was
[Reveal] Spoiler: OA

_________________

Official PS Practice Questions
Press +1 Kudos if this post is helpful

Manager
Manager
avatar
B
Joined: 20 Aug 2016
Posts: 59
GMAT 1: 650 Q48 V31
GMAT 2: 670 Q45 V36
GMAT 3: 680 Q47 V35
GMAT 4: 720 Q49 V40
Re: The harvest of grapes in the local valleys decreased in 1990 for the t [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 11 Apr 2017, 12:06
Imo D.

A,B,C have subject verb error. 'were' has been used to refer to the harvest.

In E, began decreasing the 3rd year doesn't make sense.The action needs to be a specific one and it needs to have ended. We have to show a fact in the past.

Open to criticism.



Sent from my XT1562 using GMAT Club Forum mobile app
1 KUDOS received
Senior Manager
Senior Manager
User avatar
G
Joined: 07 Jul 2012
Posts: 300
Location: India
Concentration: Finance
Re: The harvest of grapes in the local valleys decreased in 1990 for the t [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 11 Apr 2017, 17:06
1
This post received
KUDOS
The harvest of grapes in the local valleys decreased in 1990 for the third straight year but were still at a robust level.

(A) The harvest of grapes in the local valleys decreased in 1990 for the third straight year but were (Harvest is singular)
(B) The harvest of grapes in the local valleys began to decrease in 1990 for the third straight year but were (Same as A)
(C) In 1990, the harvest of grapes in the local valleys decreased for the third straight year but were (Same as A)

(D) The harvest of grapes in the local valleys decreased for the third straight year in 1990 but was (Correct)
(E) The harvest of grapes in the local valleys began decreasing in 1990 for the third straight year but was (Both events should be mentioned in the past tense)

Kudos please you like my explanation!
_________________

Kindly hit kudos if my post helps!

Re: The harvest of grapes in the local valleys decreased in 1990 for the t   [#permalink] 11 Apr 2017, 17:06
Display posts from previous: Sort by

The harvest of grapes in the local valleys decreased in 1990 for the t

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


GMAT Club MBA Forum Home| About| Terms and Conditions| GMAT Club Rules| Contact| Sitemap

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

Kindly note that the GMAT® test is a registered trademark of the Graduate Management Admission Council®, and this site has neither been reviewed nor endorsed by GMAC®.