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The Supplejack, a rare and valuable whip vine of the Australian rainfo

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The Supplejack, a rare and valuable whip vine of the Australian rainforests, has managed to withstand recent waves of deforestation; it is currently proliferating at a rate three times greater than it was before the forests began to be cleared.


A deforestation; it is currently proliferating at a rate three times greater than it was

B deforestation; it is currently proliferating at a rate three times more than it had been

C deforestation; they are currently proliferating at a rate threefold greater than what they had been

D deforestation, currently proliferating with a rate threefold greater than they had

E deforestation, currently proliferating with a rate three times greater than

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The Supplejack, a rare and valuable whip vine of the Australian rainforests, has managed to withstand recent waves of deforestation; it is currently proliferating at a rate three times greater than it was before the forests began to be cleared.

A deforestation; it is currently proliferating at a rate three times greater than it was

B deforestation; it is currently proliferating at a rate three times more than it had been

C deforestation; they are currently proliferating at a rate threefold greater than what they had been

D deforestation, currently proliferating with a rate threefold greater than they had

E deforestation, currently proliferating with a rate three times greater than

A deforestation; it is currently proliferating at a rate three times greater than it was Correct

B deforestation; it is currently proliferating at a rate three times more than it had beenIncorrectPast perfect tense usage is wrong

C deforestation; they are currently proliferating at a rate threefold greater than what they had been Incorrect "The Supplejack" is singular so " they" cannot be used

D deforestation, currently proliferating with a rate threefold greater than they had Incorrect "The Supplejack" is singular so " they" cannot be used

E deforestation, currently proliferating with a rate three times greater thanIncorrectDeforestation is not proliferating .. The supplejack is
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Hi ,
What would be the correct usage of Past Perfect tense for the second answer choice? :roll:



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The Supplejack, a rare and valuable whip vine of the Australian rainforests, has managed to withstand recent waves of deforestation; it is currently proliferating at a rate three times greater than it was before the forests began to be cleared.

A deforestation; it is currently proliferating at a rate three times greater than it was

B deforestation; it is currently proliferating at a rate three times more than it had been

C deforestation; they are currently proliferating at a rate threefold greater than what they had been

D deforestation, currently proliferating with a rate threefold greater than they had

E deforestation, currently proliferating with a rate three times greater than


This question should be reviewed. Underlined part seems false and missing the word "was", which also needs to be underlined.
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crackgmatg wrote:
The Supplejack, a rare and valuable whip vine of the Australian rainforests, has managed to withstand recent waves of deforestation; it is currently proliferating at a rate three times greater than it was before the forests began to be cleared.

A deforestation; it is currently proliferating at a rate three times greater than it was

B deforestation; it is currently proliferating at a rate three times more than it had been

C deforestation; they are currently proliferating at a rate threefold greater than what they had been

D deforestation, currently proliferating with a rate threefold greater than they had

E deforestation, currently proliferating with a rate three times greater than


This question should be reviewed. Underlined part seems false and missing the word "was", which also needs to be underlined.


hi reto,
necessary changes done.... thanx for noticing
the Q seems to be testing the concept used in GMAT...
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crackgmatg wrote:
The Supplejack, a rare and valuable whip vine of the Australian rainforests, has managed to withstand recent waves of deforestation; it is currently proliferating at a rate three times greater than it was before the forests began to be cleared.

A deforestation; it is currently proliferating at a rate three times greater than it was

B deforestation; it is currently proliferating at a rate three times more than it had been

C deforestation; they are currently proliferating at a rate threefold greater than what they had been

D deforestation, currently proliferating with a rate threefold greater than they had

E deforestation, currently proliferating with a rate three times greater than

A deforestation; it is currently proliferating at a rate three times greater than it was Correct

B deforestation; it is currently proliferating at a rate three times more than it had beenIncorrectPast perfect tense usage is wrong

C deforestation; they are currently proliferating at a rate threefold greater than what they had been Incorrect "The Supplejack" is singular so " they" cannot be used

D deforestation, currently proliferating with a rate threefold greater than they had Incorrect "The Supplejack" is singular so " they" cannot be used

E deforestation, currently proliferating with a rate three times greater thanIncorrectDeforestation is not proliferating .. The supplejack is



I read on Kaplan books that when you put "greater than" you should put a number after "than". Why is the correct answer not respecting this rule?
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