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A large number of educators surveyed view that higher education especially in technology subjects as Electronics and Civil Engineering is outdated at present but that they will or could be made appropriately contemporary in the near future.

A. that they will, or could,
B. that they would, or could,
C. it will be or could
D. believe that such education will be or can
E. believe that such education would or could

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A large number of educators surveyed view that higher education especially in technology subjects as Electronics and Civil Engineering is outdated at present but that they will or could be made appropriately contemporary in the near future.

A. that they will, or could,
B. that they would, or could,
C. it will be or could
D. believe that such education will be or can
E. believe that such education would or could


(A) that they will, or could, Incorrect. Antecedent of "they" cannot be "a number of educators" Also the phrase "in the near future" requires verb to be in future - "can"

(B) that they would, or could, Incorrect. Antecedent of "they" cannot be "a number of educators" Also the phrase "in the near future" requires verb to be in future - "will" & “can”

(C) it will be or could Incorrect. phrase "that higher education.." is not parallel to "it will be.." Also the phrase "in the near future" requires verb to be in future - “can”

(D) believe that such education will be or can Correct. phrase "that higher education.." is parallel to "that such education..”

(E) believe that such education would or could Incorrect. the phrase "in the near future" requires verb to be in future - "will" & “can”


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V07-01 and V07-02 are exactly the same questions. And they both have appeared to me on the same Verbal Test. So kindly delete one of the two questions from the Test.
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I think this is a high-quality question and the explanation isn't clear enough, please elaborate. Solution states "Antecedent of "they" cannot be "a number of educators"" but the antecedent of they (while incorrect) is clearly "higher education"
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Experts, I have a query regarding option E. According to the option - The educators believe ....hence it is referring to a hypothetical case in future , hence should we not use would ? Experts please clarify ?
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Experts, I have a query regarding option E. According to the option - The educators believe ....hence it is referring to a hypothetical case in future , hence should we not use would ? Experts please clarify ?


Manhattan SC guide suggests that in reporting sentences (say, announce, believe etc) the following structures should be maintained:
Present + Future
Past + conditional (would / should / could).

Following are some examples from the book:

Right: The scientist BELIEVES that the machine WILL BE wonderful. Present + Future
Right: The scientist BELIEVED that the machine WOULD BE wonderful. Past + Conditional
Wrong: The scientist BELIEVES that the machine WOULD BE wonderful. Present + Conditional
Wrong: The scientist BELIEVED that the machine WILL BE wonderful. Past + Future
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Why is E incorrect.?


The explanation clearly states the problem with option E. In case you need further information, you may find the following link helpful:

https://learnenglish.britishcouncil.org ... l-or-would
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souvik101990 : In this question, why can't "they" in the option A and B refer to the antecedent "technology subjects"?
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souvik101990 : In this question, why can't "they" in the option A and B refer to the antecedent "technology subjects"?


The subjects cannot be updated - the education (in other words, syllabi for the subjects) can be updated.
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In option C, if the could is replaced with ca and the whole phrase becomes: "It will be or can be" will that be correct?

While considering parallel lists, we can take out the common elements. In this scenario, can we take out 'that' and higher education serves as the antecedent for it, making them parallel.
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In option C, if the could is replaced with ca and the whole phrase becomes: "It will be or can be" will that be correct?

While considering parallel lists, we can take out the common elements. In this scenario, can we take out 'that' and higher education serves as the antecedent for it, making them parallel.


in that scenario, "it" is unclear, and "that" cannot be omitted in gmat.
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Use of will is incorrect here, use of would is required to show: - Uncertainty, Expectation about future, Hypothetical Condition, Assumption. Hence E is the correct choice. Can experts please reply?
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Use of will is incorrect here, use of would is required to show: - Uncertainty, Expectation about future, Hypothetical Condition, Assumption. Hence E is the correct choice. Can experts please reply?


i too believe will is incorrect as there is uncertainty about future and hence would/could is more appropriate.

egmat experts can someone please reply here?
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