GMAT Question of the Day - Daily to your Mailbox; hard ones only

It is currently 17 Sep 2019, 13:12

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

When an incumbent queen ant in a termite colony dies, many

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

Hide Tags

Find Similar Topics 
Current Student
User avatar
P
Status: Chasing my MBB Dream!
Joined: 29 Aug 2012
Posts: 1106
Location: United States (DC)
WE: General Management (Aerospace and Defense)
GMAT ToolKit User Reviews Badge
When an incumbent queen ant in a termite colony dies, many  [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 28 Jul 2014, 10:28
00:00
A
B
C
D
E

Difficulty:

  5% (low)

Question Stats:

78% (01:11) correct 22% (01:22) wrong based on 94 sessions

HideShow timer Statistics

NEW PROJECT!: Renew Old Thread => Back to basic => Give your explanation- Get Kudos Point
The topic will be sticky for 2 days from the date of posting


When an incumbent queen ant in a termite colony dies, many potentially females would lie in anxious wait, ready to occupy the coveted post


(A). When an incumbent queen ant in a termite colony dies, many potentially females would lie in anxious wait,

(B). When an incumbent queen ant in a termite colony dies, each of the many potential females, lying in anxious wait, are

(C). When an incumbent queen ant in a termite colony dies, many potential females, which each lies in anxious wait, is

(D) When an incumbent queen ant in a termite colony dies, many potential females, each of which lies in anxious wait, is

(E). When an incumbent queen ant in a termite colony dies, many potential females lie in anxious wait,

_________________
Intern
Intern
avatar
Joined: 13 Nov 2013
Posts: 4
Re: When an incumbent queen ant in a termite colony dies, many  [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 28 Jul 2014, 11:22
2
(A). When an incumbent queen ant in a termite colony dies, many potentially females would lie in anxious wait
Would refers to expectation ,hypothetical situtation or assummption, but (A) refers to some finding ,so Incorrect

(B). When an incumbent queen ant in a termite colony dies, each of the many potential females, lying in anxious wait, are
Each ==>Singlular Sensation, (B) has "are" , so Incorrect.

(C). When an incumbent queen ant in a termite colony dies, many potential females, which each lies in anxious wait, is
Many Potential females ==> Plural, (c) has "is", so Incorrect.

(D) When an incumbent queen ant in a termite colony dies, many potential females, each of which lies in anxious wait, is
Many Potential females ==> Plural, (c) has "is", so Incorrect.

(E). When an incumbent queen ant in a termite colony dies, many potential females lie in anxious wait,
Correctly explains the intended meaning.(also because all the others are wrong)
Manager
Manager
User avatar
Joined: 11 Feb 2014
Posts: 60
GMAT ToolKit User
Re: When an incumbent queen ant in a termite colony dies, many  [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 28 Jul 2014, 15:33
1
1
(A). When an incumbent queen ant in a termite colony dies, many potentially females would lie in anxious wait,
Incorrect
(B). When an incumbent queen ant in a termite colony dies,each of the many potential females, lying in anxious wait, are
Incorrect
(C). When an incumbent queen ant in a termite colony dies, many potential females, which each lies in anxious wait, is
Incorrect
(D) When an incumbent queen ant in a termite colony dies, many potential females, each of which lies in anxious wait,is
Incorrect
(E). When an incumbent queen ant in a termite colony dies, many potential females lie in anxious wait,
Correct
Intern
Intern
avatar
Joined: 04 Mar 2014
Posts: 13
Re: When an incumbent queen ant in a termite colony dies, many  [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 29 Jul 2014, 23:53
(E) is the least wordy and correctly eliminates the use of the word of would.
_________________
Please give kudos! :)
Non-Human User
User avatar
Joined: 01 Oct 2013
Posts: 5598
Re: When an incumbent queen ant in a termite colony dies, many  [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 08 Aug 2019, 11:19
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: When an incumbent queen ant in a termite colony dies, many   [#permalink] 08 Aug 2019, 11:19
Display posts from previous: Sort by

When an incumbent queen ant in a termite colony dies, many

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





cron

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