GMAT Question of the Day : Sentence Correction

Since 1965 there are four times as many Black college students enrolled, and the one million Black people in college today represent 11 percent of all college students.

(A)  Since 1965 there are four times as many Black college students enrolled
(B)  The enrollment of Black college students was only one fourth in l 965
(C) The enrollment of Black college students has increased four times from l 965 on
(D) Quadrupling since l965, there are now four times as many Black college students enrolled
(E) The enrollment of Black college students has quadrupled since 1965

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1. V Pat says:

E) The enrollment of Black college students has quadrupled since 1965

2. aJ says:

E

3. Ganapathy says:

E

4. Milind says:

My guess E

5. RG says:

E

6. anshu says:

E

7. Vijay says:

E

8. Rick says:

E

9. taker says:

E

10. Rabi Kant says:

E

11. Rabi Kant says:

why not B?

12. Rajat says:

E

13. Abhishek says:

E

14. GMATnickname says:

E

Rabi, my guess is that the reason it’s not B is that it just says that the population was “one fourth”…..but it doesn’t say one fourth of what….one forth of 100 people? one forth of the level in 1900?

15. Pari says:

E

16. vj says:

E

17. SSR says:

Meaning and Grammer wise B is also correct.However E is more concise than B.Therefore answer should be B

18. SSR says:

Meaning and Grammer wise B is also correct.However E is more concise than B.Therefore answer should be E

19. hector says:

E

20. Abhishek says:

(E)

21. Neeru says:

The Answer is E. But I am disspointed to see that the question was very simple . All the options except the correct one contains the obious flaws. This is not really a GMAT standard question.

22. sejal ganguly says:

E.