Tuesday, March 06, 2007

SC's Question number - 935, 936

935). Wind resistance created by opening windows while driving results in a fuel penalty as great or greater than is incurred by using air conditioning .

(A) as great or greater than is incurred by using air conditioning

(B) that is as great or greater than is incurred using air conditioning

(C) as great as or greater than that of using air conditioning

(D) at least as great as air conditioning's

(E) at least as great as that incurred by using air conditioning


936). Wisconsin, Illinois, Florida, and Minnesota have begun to enforce statewide bans prohibiting landfills to accept leaves, brush, and glass clippings.

A) prohibiting landfills to accept leaves, brush, and grass clippings

B) prohibiting that landfills accept leaves, brush, and grass clippings

C) prohibiting landfills from accepting leaves, brush, and grass clippings

D) that leaves, brush, and grass clippings cannot be accepted in landfills.

E) that landfills cannot accept leaves, brush, and glass clippings.



Answers --


935). OA - E - idiom as...as and maintains parallelism -
...created by opening...incurred by using...

A, B - incorrect - unidiomatic

C - incorrect -
"as great or greater..." can and should be replaced by the concise phrase "at least as great as...". Further C wrongly suggests that penalty is of using the AC.

D - incorrect - wrong comparison


936). OA - C - correct idiom - to prohibit X from doing Y


A, B - incorrect - unidiomatic.

D, E - incorrect - ban that is wrong - cannot(negative) after ban is wrong - Further ban + noun clause is wrong. Ban + adjective clause is right.

1 comment:

N said...

is the use of the word "bans prohibiting" right? doesn't ban and prohibit mean the same?
N