Last visit was: 24 Jul 2024, 05:16 It is currently 24 Jul 2024, 05:16
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
SORT BY:
Date
Tags:
Show Tags
Hide Tags
Math Expert
Joined: 02 Sep 2009
Posts: 94605
Own Kudos [?]: 643495 [0]
Given Kudos: 86734
Send PM
Senior Manager
Senior Manager
Joined: 09 Jul 2014
Posts: 315
Own Kudos [?]: 354 [0]
Given Kudos: 346
Location: India
Concentration: General Management, Finance
Schools: ISB '24
Send PM
Math Expert
Joined: 02 Sep 2009
Posts: 94605
Own Kudos [?]: 643495 [0]
Given Kudos: 86734
Send PM
GMAT Club Legend
GMAT Club Legend
Joined: 03 Jun 2019
Posts: 5312
Own Kudos [?]: 4248 [0]
Given Kudos: 161
Location: India
GMAT 1: 690 Q50 V34
WE:Engineering (Transportation)
Send PM
Re: The introduction of high-fructose corn syrup as a sweetener in the foo [#permalink]
[quote="Bunuel"]The introduction of high-fructose corn syrup as a sweetener in the food industry in the 1970s is responsible for the extraordinary number of empty calories that the average American consumes daily.

A. is responsible for the extraordinary number of empty calories that the average American consumes

B. was responsible for the extraordinary number of empty calories that the average American consumes

C. is responsible for the extraordinary amounts of empty calories that the average American is consuming

D. has been responsible for the extraordinary number of empty calories that the average American consumed

E. is responsible for the extraordinary number of empty calories that the average American consume

IMO A
Director
Director
Joined: 16 Jun 2021
Posts: 976
Own Kudos [?]: 187 [0]
Given Kudos: 309
Send PM
Re: The introduction of high-fructose corn syrup as a sweetener in the foo [#permalink]
Bunuel wrote:
The introduction of high-fructose corn syrup as a sweetener in the food industry in the 1970s is responsible for the extraordinary number of empty calories that the average American consumes daily.

A. is responsible for the extraordinary number of empty calories that the average American consumes

The meaning and tense is perfect therefore our answer

B. was responsible for the extraordinary number of empty calories that the average American consumes
was isn't the right usage therefore out

C. is responsible for the extraordinary amounts of empty calories that the average American is consuming
consuming iand amounts isn't the right usage therefore out

D. has been responsible for the extraordinary number of empty calories that the average American consumed
has been isn't the right usage therefore out

E. is responsible for the extraordinary number of empty calories that the average American consume
consume isn't the right usage therefore out

Therefore IMO A
GMAT Club Bot
Re: The introduction of high-fructose corn syrup as a sweetener in the foo [#permalink]
Moderators:
GMAT Club Verbal Expert
6991 posts
GMAT Club Verbal Expert
236 posts