See the OG problem-
135. Spanning more than 50 years, Friedrich Müller
began his career in an unpromising apprenticeship
as a Sanskrit scholar and culminated in virtually
every honor that European governments and
learned societies could bestow.
(A) Müller began his career in an unpromising
(B) Müller’s career began in an unpromising
(C) Müller’s career began with the unpromising
apprenticeship of being
(D) Müller had begun his career with the
unpromising apprenticeship of being
(E) the career of Müller has begun with an
unpromising apprenticeship of
Logical predication; Idiom
What spanned more than 50 years? It was
Müller’s career that spanned 50 years and
culminated in virtually every honor. Th e correct
subject of the sentence must be Müller’s career.
A Müller’s career, not Müller, should be the
subject of the sentence.
B Correct. Using Müller’s career as the subject
of the sentence solves the modification
problem with spanning … and provides a
logical subject for culminated.
C Apprenticeship of being is an incorrect idiom;
apprenticeship as is correct.
D Müller’s career, not Müller, should be the
subject of the sentence; past perfect tense is
inappropriate; apprenticeship of being is an
E Müller’s career is preferable to the career of
Müller; present perfect tense is incorrect;
apprenticeship of should be apprenticeship as.
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Test Description_______Date____Total___Quant_____ Verbal
GMAX online test 1____29.07.2011__540_____43________19
MGMAT CAT 1_________03.09.2011__580____42________28
MGMAT CAT 2_________02.10.2011__690____48________36
GMAX online test 2_____16.10.2011__640____48________32
MGMAT CAT 3_________23.11.2011__670____47________34
Veritas free CAT______ 31.10.2011___630___ 46________33
MGMAT CAT 4_________06.11.2011__690____48________36
MGMAT CAT 5_________13.11.2011__660____46________34
MGMAT CAT 6_________19.11.2011__680____51________33