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DO NOT GET STUCK AS U WIL SACRIFICCE IN THE NED SOME EASY GETTABLE QUESTIONS

try to connect the info to the main title and then undertsand u will get the entire
story right away its like a CR with conclusion or main agenda given at the start just
try and relate keyword to the main conclusion of the first para pr the last para
wherever the conclusion is given

Psychologists and marketers alike are aware that product labels can trigger brand loyalty and
influence customers' perceptions of quality. A recent experiment, however, goes beyond brand
loyalty and suggests that expectation can alter the experience of taste itself.

In the experiment, 300 men and women tasted two versions of a beverage each, one a regular
cola, and the other the same cola with a few drops of white vinegar added. A previous survey
had found that most cola drinkers thought vinegar would worsen the taste. The participants
were told only that one of the beverages, called "cola extra," contained an unspecified secret
ingredient.

Researchers found that in a blind taste test of 100 people, 60% actually preferred the vinegar-
enriched "cola extra." A second group of 100 learned after they had tasted both beverages that
vinegar was the secret ingredient. This group, surprisingly, preferred "cola extra" by the same
percentage. A final group was told before the taste test that one of the colas contained vinegar.
In this group, only about one third of respondents favored "cola extra."

It can be inferred from the passage that which of the following, if true, would be most damaging
to the conclusion that expectation influences taste?

A majority in all three test groups preferred standard cola to "cola extra," regardless
of whether they were told it contained a secret ingredient.

The experiment was conducted again with vanilla as the secret ingredient and produced similar
results.

Taste testers were told that a "bitter ingredient," rather than a "secret ingredient," had been
added to the colas.THIS IS HALF ARUMENT WHETEHR THE PEOPLE POREFER IT OR NOT IS
THE CONTENTION THAT IS EXPECTATION INFLUENCES TASTES

A previous survey had established that consumers thought vinegar would improve the taste of
cola.

Both colas were given to taste testers in glasses that looked exactly alike.
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An inference is drawn from information stated in the passage. Since the experiment establishes a
correlation between expectation and taste, the correct answer choice will disprove the
correlation.

1. If members of all three test groups prefer the cola without vinegar, then the experiment
has proven that expectation has no influence on taste.

2. Expectation would still be a factor in the experiment, though the preference for cola with
vanilla might not be as surprising.

3. This version of the experiment would ask participants to identify a bitter flavor, not test
the correlation between expectation and taste.

4. The experiment might yield higher percentages of participants preferring cola extra, but
the taste test would still reveal a correlation between expectation and taste.

5. The appearance of glasses is irrelevant to an experiment testing taste.

The correct answer is A

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Which of the following is the best sentence with which to begin a paragraph continuing the
passage above?

The test group responses prove there may be a market for colas blended with vinegar.

The test group responses corroborate previous research with brain imaging, which
had also shown that expectation can change the physical trace of neural activity.

This experiment illustrates the need for further research before the impact of expectation on
taste can be stated conclusively.

This experiment establishes that labels indicating a "secret ingredient" will always sell more of a
product.

This experiment offers useful information to marketers, who may adjust brand labels to indicate
changes in product formula.

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Consider the intention and structure of the passage as a whole. The passage is concerned with
discussing several aspects of the experiment with the influence of expectation on taste. The
correct answer will continue in the same vein, and offer yet another piece of information for
discussion.

1. The passage is not concerned with marketing, so a suggestion that cola with vinegar
might be popular is misplaced.

2. Brain imaging scans are one more piece of information for discussion in the experiment.

3. The passage is not designed to suggest further experiments, but to discuss information
regarding this one.

4. Labeling is not the main concern of the passage, so will not logically be its extension.

5. The experiment deals with expectation and taste, not what is useful to marketers.

The correct answer is B

JUST CONCENTRATE ON MAIN AGNEDA AND TRY AND RELATE THE ENIRE PARA AND
THE OPTIONS IN THE QUESTION TO IT ,,,,,U WILL GET IT
The cost of the El Paso tour includes admission to two museums, a play, and two
other cultural attractions, but anyone wishing to cross the border should bring their
passport.

but anyone wishing to cross the border should bring their passport

and everyone who wishes to cross the Mexican border should be bringing their
passport

but anyone wishing to cross the border should bring his or her passport

and everyone wishing to cross the border should bring his or her passport

to such an extent that anyone who wishes to cross the border should bring his or
her passport

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The word anyone is a singular antecedent requiring singular pronouns, his or her
specifically, in order to maintain rules of agreement. The sentence also includes an
implied contrast between the cultural events in El Paso and potential unpaid-for
events across the border. This contrast requires the conjunction but.
1. The pronoun their requires a plural antecedent, not the singular anyone.

2. This option is more wordy than the original, and does not correct the
fundamental disagreement between anyone and their. Additionally, the
conjunction and does not show the necessary contrast between El Paso
events and events across the border.

3. This option clarifies pronoun-antecedent agreement so that singular words his


or her correctly modify singular antecedent anyone, and the conjunction but
supplies appropriate contrast between parts of the sentence.

4. This option is more wordy than the original, does not correct the fundamental
disagreement between anyone and their, and does not show appropriate
contrast between parts of the sentence.

5. His or her correctly modifies the singular antecedent anyone, but this option
is unnecessarily wordy.

The correct answer is C

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Rene Descartes, a 16th century Frenchman often regarded as one of the founders of modern
philosophy, penned one of its most famous slogans: I think, therefore I am. This statement
was the conclusion to an approach of systematic doubt, the goal of which was to arrive at a new
foundation for knowledge. He might have been able to doubt all the evidence of his senses,
Descartes reasoned, but he could not doubt the proposition that he himself existed to do the
doubting. His statement might almost be rephrased as: I doubt, therefore I am. Yet despite
the fact that philosophers since the early 19 th century have made heavy use of this conclusion,
Descartes in his own day was most influential as a scientist, not a philosopher.

Throughout 16th century Europe, for example, Descartes was well known for his work in physics,
geometry, and physiology, and modern scholars still consider him one of the precursors of the
scientific revolution. His attempts to use algebra to solve problems of space and motion
essentially created the field of analytic geometry, upon which modern applied mathematics is still
largely based. Descartes discovered the law of refraction, which explains why straight objects
appear bent when immersed partly in water, and was one of the first to theorize that the
workings of human bodies can be studied in similar fashion to the workings of machines. Even
his Discourse on Method, which contained the famous philosophical statement,
was intended merely as the framework within which a collection of essays on optics,
meteorology, and geometry was to be understood.

Which of the following best describes the organization of the passage?

The career of a well-known historical figure is traced chronologically


Two opposing perspectives on a well-known historical figure are presented

Two fields of study are compared and contrasted

A common misconception in introduced, then put in wider context THIS IS


AMBIGUOUS WHAT IS WIDER CONTEXT

A common misconception is introduced, then refuted DO NOT CONSIDER IT AS


EXTREME WHEN THE AUTHOR IS ACTUALLY DOING THAT GET THE TONE ,,,,U WILL
BE SURE ABOUT IT .HE IS ACTUALLY REFUTING IT

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This question concerns the way the author has organized information in the passage. The first
paragraph introduces Descartes as a well-known historical figure and explains that, because of a
famous statement, he is most often associated with the field of philosophy. The second
paragraph, however, argues that the idea of Descartes as primarily a philosopher is a
misconception; details in the paragraph are meant to refute this by arguing for an alternate
understanding of his importance.

1. Though certain time periods are mentioned, neither paragraph is primarily concerned
with chronology.

2. The two perspectives are not merely presented; the author intends to use the second
perspective to argue against the first.

3. The passage is concerned with Descartes in relation to each field of study, not the fields
themselves.

4. The second paragraph is meant to argue an opposing perspective, not to give context.

5. A common misconception is introduced using details about its origin, and then is refuted
using other details.

The correct answer is E

Our lethargic city center will not be adequately revitalized simply by expanding
residential space in the form of high-priced condominiums, but must be aided by
incentives for investment in small businesses. The revenue generated by
condominium sales may indeed be helpful, but our expectations for economic growth
can not be one-sided, nor can the residents of these so called "luxury living spaces"
be expected to subsist without service industries operating within a reasonable
distance. The city council must be aggressive in drawing new restaurants, laundries,
childcare facilities, and the like to the city center - or the revitalization project will
certainly fail.
Which of the following, if true, would most strengthen the argument that incentives
for small businesses must be part of the city's revitalization project?

read options completely in CR and RC do not eliminate in hurry unless


u r very sure of a prethought answer
A case study of a similarly-sized city that traces the positive contributions
of small businesses to urban renewal.

A petition from a citizens' group supporting incentives for small business in the city
center.

A 100% sale rate for the most expensive condominiums in city center
neighborhoods.

An article arguing that abundant, comfortable housing for young professionals is


necessary for urban renewal.

A professor at a local university argues that encouraging small business in the city
center will drain the resources available for renewal.

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Situation:Someone interested in renewing the city center argues the city council
should encourage small business in the area.

Reasoning: Which is the strongest point in support of encouraging small business?


The passage argues that, not only is small business essential to the renewal of the
city center, but also that the condominium projects currently underway will not
succeed without service industry small business. For the argument to be
strengthened, evidence is needed that small business does in fact contribute to
urban renewal.

1. A case study from a city of similar size where small business has
been shown to aid in urban renewal will strengthen the argument
that a similar goal should be set in this city.

2. This may demonstrate that small business is important to local residents, but
it does not demonstrate that small business will aid urban renewal.

3. This item confirms the popularity of condominium developments, but does not
directly address the question of small business.
4. The author argues explicitly that housing can not be the only concern of an
urban renewal project.

5. This is actually an argument against encouraging small business.

The correct answer is A

A SIMILAR CASE ON PARALLELL LINES IS A GOOD


STRENTHENER ,,,,, IF YOU ARE NOT SPOTTING A STRENGTHENER
.THEN TRY AND GET CONVINCED DO NOT THROW AWAY.AS
ONLY WHEN U R CONVINCED WILL IT BE CORRECT ESPECIALLY IN
cr JUST TRY THE REASOING .I ACTUALLY THREW AWAY THE
QUESTION HERE

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Situation:Someone interested in renewing the city center argues the city council
should encourage small business in the area.

Reasoning: Which is the strongest point in support of encouraging small business?


The passage argues that, not only is small business essential to the renewal of the
city center, but also that the condominium projects currently underway will not
succeed without service industry small business. For the argument to be
strengthened, evidence is needed that small business does in fact contribute to
urban renewal.

1. A case study from a city of similar size where small business has
been shown to aid in urban renewal will strengthen the argument
that a similar goal should be set in this city.

2. This may demonstrate that small business is important to local residents, but
it does not demonstrate that small business will aid urban renewal.

3. This item confirms the popularity of condominium developments, but does not
directly address the question of small business.

4. The author argues explicitly that housing can not be the only concern of an
urban renewal project.

5. This is actually an argument against encouraging small business.

The correct answer is A


If one believes what Sigmund Freud writes about forgetting, being unable to
remember a name is an act of willful repression, like amnesia, in which one is
unaware of having forgotten.

THIS IS BLOODY SIMPLE QUESTION ..JSUT READ THE MEANING AND


THE CONTEXT ON THE NON UNDERLINE PART N U WILL GET IT

like

whereas

similar to

Unlike

apart from

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This sentence contrasts an act of willful repression with a condition in which one is
unaware of having forgotten. The contrast should be clear in the middle of the
sentence, where amnesia is mentioned as an example of the second condition.
Unlike correctly expresses this contrast.

1. Like does not suggest a contrast; its comparison of the two conditions is
illogical here.

2. Whereas expresses contrast, but inserted into the underlined portion, it


makes the sentence incomplete.

3. Similar to does not suggest needed contrast.

4. Unlike is correct in this sentence because it emphasizes the contrast between


willful repression and amnesia.

5. Apart from does not make sense in this sentence.

The correct answer is D


The sections new manager is limited in his effectiveness because he is convinced
that, of all the possible methods for monitoring progress, the most effective is
checking on his employees every few minutes.

is checking on

is checking in on

are checking in on

are checking upon

are checking on

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The sentence requires the singular verb is to agree with the most effective
(method), and the correct use of the idiom check on. The sentence is correct.

1. The verb is correctly identifies the most effective (method); the


idiom checking on is used correctly.

2. The word in is unnecessary in the idiom.

3. Are is an incorrect plural verb; the word in is unnecessary.

4. The verb are is plural and incorrect; the word upon is not correct for the
idiom.

5. Are is an incorrect plural verb.

The correct answer is A

It is a mistake to give post office employees individual discretion as to when to


inspect or open suspicious packages. If individual employees are allowed to open
suspicious packages without first following a strict protocol, it is only a matter of
time before all packages will arrive having already been opened due to some postal
employees idle curiosity.

The conclusion above is based on which of the following assumptions?


Postal service managers are the only people with the authority to open suspicious
packages.

Suspicious packages are indistinguishable from all other kinds of package.

The efficiency of the postal service will be greatly reduced if more packages are
inspected.

There is currently no protocol in place for the inspection of suspicious packages.

Postal employees desire to open packages out of curiosity.

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Situation: The author of the passage argues that if individual post office employees
are allowed individual discretion as to when to open suspicious packages, they will
soon open all packages out of curiosity.

Reasoning: Which of the following is an assumption made in the passage? The


author of the passage would like to see postal service employees prevented from
making their own decisions about when to open packages. The author would prefer
that a strict protocol for opening suspicious packages be put in place in order to
prevent all packages from arriving already open. The author assumes that postal
employees will open packages out of curiosity and wants to prevent this.

1. This claim is not made in the passage.

2. What exactly makes a package suspicious is not discussed in the passage,


and so it is impossible to tell whether it is indistinguishable from all other
kinds of package.

3. Postal service efficiency is not the authors concern here.

4. The passage does not support this claim.

5. The author of the passages fear is that, if postal employees are allowed to
decide when to open packages, they will open them all out of idle curiosity.

The correct answer is E


It is a mistake to give post office employees individual discretion as to when to
inspect or open suspicious packages. If individual employees are allowed to open
suspicious packages without first following a strict protocol, it is only a matter
of time before all packages will arrive having already been opened due to some
postal employees idle curiosity.

( they already know what are the suspicious packages there is no doubt
in that )

The conclusion above is based on which of the following assumptions?

Postal service managers are the only people with the authority to open suspicious
packages.

Suspicious packages are indistinguishable from all other kinds of package.

The efficiency of the postal service will be greatly reduced if more packages are
inspected.

There is currently no protocol in place for the inspection of suspicious packages.

Postal employees desire to open packages out of curiosity.

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Situation: The author of the passage argues that if individual post office employees
are allowed individual discretion as to when to open suspicious packages, they will
soon open all packages out of curiosity.

Reasoning: Which of the following is an assumption made in the passage? The


author of the passage would like to see postal service employees prevented from
making their own decisions about when to open packages. The author would prefer
that a strict protocol for opening suspicious packages be put in place in order to
prevent all packages from arriving already open. The author assumes that postal
employees will open packages out of curiosity and wants to prevent this.

1. This claim is not made in the passage.

2. What exactly makes a package suspicious is not discussed in the passage,


and so it is impossible to tell whether it is indistinguishable from all other
kinds of package.
3. Postal service efficiency is not the authors concern here.

4. The passage does not support this claim.

5. The author of the passages fear is that, if postal employees are allowed to
decide when to open packages, they will open them all out of idle curiosity.

The correct answer is E

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Sentence Correction

Modifiers / Logical Predication

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The art installation in Central Park, which featured over a hundred men and women
dressed in army fatigues and lying on the ground as if they had been killed in battle,
represented neither an anti-war nor a pro-military statement, but rather attempted
to be commenting creatively on troubled times.

but rather attempted to be commenting creatively

but attempted a rather creative comment

but rather was an attempt to comment creatively

but commented rather creatively, or at least attempted to

but commented creatively, or, rather, attempted to comment

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This question tests the appropriate revision of the incorrect verb form to be
commenting in the original sentence. Also tested is the use of the word rather to
show contrast with ideas in the first part of the sentence, not as a modifier.

1. The verb form to be commenting is incorrect and nonsensical.

2. Rather is misused as a modifier rather than a word that shows contrast.

3. Rather is correctly used to show contrast, and the fact that the word attempt
has changed from a verb to a noun has also enabled the verbal phrase
comment creatively to be used correctly.

4. Not only is the word rather used incorrectly, but this option is wordy.

5. The wording in this option is awkward and unclear.

The correct answer is C


Immanuel Kant's writings, while praised by many philosophers for their brilliance and
consistency, are characterized by sentences so dense and convoluted as to pose a
significant hurdle for many readers who study his works.

so dense and convoluted as to pose

so dense and convoluted they posed

so dense and convoluted that they posed

dense and convoluted enough that they posed

dense and convoluted enough as they pose

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Meaning and tense of the non underline part is to be taken care of

SEE THE SPLITS TOWARDS THE END AND MATCH THE TENSE WITH THE
MAIN CALUSE AND NOT WITH NON ESSENTIAL CLAUSEHAVING DOUBLE
COMMAS

OE from Veritas Prep


Your success on Sentence Correction will depend much more on your ability to
recognize what is wrong than to recognize what is right. This question offers an
excellent example you know that the structure so X that Y is a commonly
accepted idiom.

You've become accustomed to seeing that structure and so when you see the
phrasing so X as to Y in choice A and the much-more-familiar so X that Y in
choice C, your inclination is to quickly eliminate A. But A is the correct answer.

Simply because so X that Y is correct does NOT mean that so X as to Y is


incorrect. Idioms are commonly accepted ways to phrase an idea but they are not
exclusive. There are many or several, or quite a few ways to express any idea.
And much like there is no greatest prime number (ask your instructor for the
proof, using what you learned in Arithmetic) there is no one and only correct
idiom. You can almost always find one more. So you can study idiomatic expressions
for months and not have them mastered, and what's worse you'll likely only lead
yourself astray from your core competencies like verb tense. In this example, the
past-tense in choice C (and B and D) is illogical. It's wrong. So the not-as-common
idiom in A, attached to the correct usage of verb tense, provides the correct
answer. It's not what you want to see but the author knows this and constructed a
question in which what you wanted to see was bait.

The authors of these questions are grammar experts and they know this about you
you will never know all of the correct idiomatic expressions, accepted sentence
structures, or allowable ways to phrase an idea. So they use them. They take the
common phrasing and attach it to an incorrect answer one containing a major-
category error that you should know and correct that problem in a choice that uses
an awkward, unexpected, but still correct structure or idiom. They know that you
want to choose what you know to be right but that in doing so you're apt to also
wed yourself to something that is hidden, but wrong.

The correct answer is A


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Sentence Correction

Idioms

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According to a survey of graduating university students conducted by the
International Association of Rose Vendors,MBA graduates are nearly five times more
likely than are other graduates in planning to present roses to their partners on
Valentines Day.

MBA graduates are nearly five times more likely than are other graduates in planning
to present

MBA graduates are nearly five times more likely than other graduates who plan on
presenting

MBA graduates are nearly five times as likely as other graduates to plan
on presenting

it is nearly five times more likely that MBA graduates rather than other graduates
will plan to present

it is nearly five times as likely for MBA graduates than other graduates to plan to
present

spot the right idioms and see if they need parallelism

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The question is about comparisons and grammatically both"more likely than"


and "as likely as"will be correct. The correct idiom is"A is more likely than B to
plan/ do etc. (something)", "in planning"is incorrect If a choice would have been
correct if it were"MBA graduates are five times more likely than other graduates to
plan on presenting"

1. "in planning is"is unidiomatic and"MBA graduates"are incorrectly being


compared with"are other graduates".

2. Again an incorrect comparison is being made between "MBA graduates" and


"other graduates who plan"The relative clause starting with"who"is only
modifying"other graduates"and not"MBA graduates".

3. This choice is correct; the meaning is clear and the construction is idiomatic
and concise.
4. "it' is an ambiguous pronoun; moreover, only one of "more likely" and "rather
than" is required; this creates redundancy.

5. This choice has the same error as choice (D)."to plan to present"is less
preferred than "to plan on presenting"and the comparison "as likely --- than"
is incorrect.

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Sentence Correction

Modifiers / Logical Predication

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LEAVE SUCH QUESTIONS RIGHT WAY AS U WILL WASTE TIME AND ULTIMATELY END UP GUESSING AT BEST U
WILL HAVE LAST 2 CHOICE LEFT BUT STILL U WILL NEVER BE ABLE TO MAKE A DEFINITIVE CHOICE AND END UP
DOING WRONG PLUS WASTE TIME .SO LEAVE IT

Nelson Mandela is the most unfortunate of men, yet the embodiment of endurance:
extant in time of ruthless government and civil discrimination, and finding himself
cast on the tender mercies of a corrupt court; possessing a high order of compliance
and compromise, still proscribed politically and socially; the most patriotic, yet falling
the victim of wile; but finally now living his life respected by mankind

Nelson Mandela is the most unfortunate of men, yet the embodiment of endurance:
extant in time of ruthless government and civil discrimination, and finding himself
cast on the tender mercies of a corrupt court; possessing a high order of compliance
and compromise, still proscribed politically and socially; the most patriotic, yet falling
the victim of wile; but finally now living his life respected by mankind

Nelson Mandela is the most unfortunate of men, yet the embodiment of endurance:
extant in times of ruthless government and civil discrimination finding himself cast
on the tender mercies of a corrupt court possessing a high order of compliance and
compromise, still proscribing politically and socially, the most patriotic, yet fallen the
victim of wile, but finally now living his life respected by mankind
Nelson Mandela is the most unfortunate of men, yet the embodiment of endurance:
extant in times of ruthless government and civil discrimination, finding himself cast
on the tender mercies of a corrupt court; possessing a high order of compliance and
compromise, still proscribing politically and socially, the most patriotic, yet the fallen
victim of wile, but finally now living his life respected by mankind

Nelson Mandela was and is both the most unfortunate of men and yet the
embodiment of endurance: extant in times of ruthlessness and civil discrimination,
finding himself cast on the tender mercies of a corrupt court possessing a high order
of compliance and compromise, still proscribed politically and socially, the most
patriotic, yet fallen the victim of wile, and finally now living his life respected by
mankind

Nelson Mandela was most unfortunate of men, yet the embodiment of endurance:
extant in times of ruthless government and civil discrimination, finding himself cast
on the tender mercies of a corrupt court, possessing a high order of compliance and
compromise, still proscribed politically and socially, the most patriotic, yet fallen the
victim of wile, but finally now living his life respected by mankind

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On such complicated passages just look for some minor grammar errors and
eliminate them first.

A. The conjunction "and after civil discrimination spoils the flow of parallelism.

B. Still proscribing politically and socially is dictionally wrong; it may imply that
Mandela proscribed somebody else.

C. The same error as in B.

D. "a corrupt court; possessing a high order of compliance and compromise" -


distorts the original meaning.

E. Correct choice.

The correct answer is E

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Sentence Correction

Sub-Verb Agreement

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Among the various factors that foster innovative accomplishments are change for
the better that signify disruption of the routine, deviation from the normal and
redirection from the past

Among the various factors that foster innovative accomplishments are change for
the better that signify disruption of the routine, deviation from the normal and
redirection from the past

Among the various factors that foster innovative accomplishments are change for
the better that signifies disruption of the routine, deviation from the normal and
redirection from the past

Among the various factors that foster innovative accomplishments is


change for the better that signifies disruption of the routine, deviation
from the normal and redirection from the past

ARE CHANGES FOR BETTER THAT SIGNIFY ..OR IS CHANGE FOR BETER THAT
SIGINIFIES WHEN AMONG IS USED IT SAYS AMONG MANY ONE SINGLE THING
.SO SINGULAR SENSE IS SOMETHING U SHOULD GET WHILE READING IT AT
FISRT GLANCE
Among the various factors that foster innovative accomplishments is change for the
better that signify disruption of the routine, deviation from the normal and
redirection from the past
Among the various factors that foster innovative accomplishments are changes for
the better that signifies disruption of the routine, deviation from the normal and
redirection from the past

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A - S-V disagreement; change is the singular subject; is' must be the verb --
wrong; change that signify is also S-V mismatch

B - S-V disagreement; change is the singular subject; is' must be the verb -- wrong

C - Correct Choice: 'change' and 'is' - the correct S-V combination; change that
signifies is the correct S-V match

D - change for the better that signify - incorrect S-V agreement

E - 'change' and 'are' - incorrect S-V agreement; changes that signifies -- another
S-V mismatch

The correct answer is C

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Critical Reasoning

Critical Reasoning Other

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Administrators at a local college recently passed a mandatory recycling rule for all
faculty and staff. Campus offices will be provided with bins for sorting paper, plastic,
and glass, and employees will be subject to reprimand if recyclables are routinely
found in their trash bins. The college president said in a statement that he hopes not
only to make the campus more environmentally friendly, but also to set a good
example for students, so that they will develop a habit of recycling even
when they are not on campus.

Which of the following is most like the college presidents stated reasons for the
recycling rule in logical structure?

Always see the conclusion w

hich and relate it back to the initial statement .the actual reprimand is for faculty
and staff and it will set an example for the campus student also so two things
.always see the keywords n

Parents punish their children when they fail to brush their teeth because
they want the children to begin habits that will lead to healthy teeth and
gums.

Health departments enforce rules that restaurants must post signs in


restrooms reminding employees they are required to wash their hands
before returning to work, protecting the public health both by assuring
that employees practice good hygiene and by encouraging members of the
public to do the same.

Library policies state a penalty for returning borrowed books past their due date in
order to assure that as many people as possible have access to the books they wish
to read.

City sanitation crews post notices near sewers that drain rainwater to the local river
announcing a penalty for dumping waste or motor oil.

A state legislature passes a law requiring local factories to reduce the amount of
pollutants released into the atmosphere or the local watershed area in order to
prevent damage to wildlife habitats.

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Situation A university has instituted a rule that it hopes will encourage students to
recycle even when not on campus.
Reasoning Which argument has the same logical structure as the argument about
the recycling rule? The university has issued a recycling rule that will make violators
subject to reprimand. The actual goal of the rule, however, has two parts: to make
an immediate, positive environmental impact by enforcing a rule on campus; and to
exemplify environmentally-friendly habits that students will continue away from
campus.

1. The emphasis here is on reprimand and immediate impact, not example.

2. A rule intended for one group of people (food service employees) has two
goals: to positively impact the immediate public health through good hygiene,
and to encourage members of the public to develop the same habits.

3. The rule about due dates, though it is meant to serve the public, is not
intended to be instructive.

4. Though these signs may be intended to protect the public health, there is no
attempt to set an example, nor is a specific group of people targeted for the
rule.

5. Though this rule targets a certain group (factory owners and managers), it is
difficult for it to serve as an example to the public, since individuals do not
produce industrial wastes.

The correct answer is B

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