Find all School-related info fast with the new School-Specific MBA Forum

It is currently 23 Jul 2014, 06:29

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.

Events & Promotions

Events & Promotions in June
Open Detailed Calendar

Recent findings lend strong support to the theory that a

  Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics  
Author Message
TAGS:
1 KUDOS received
Manager
Manager
avatar
Joined: 01 Nov 2007
Posts: 146
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 196 [1] , given: 0

Recent findings lend strong support to the theory that a [#permalink] New post 14 Jan 2008, 14:04
1
This post received
KUDOS
00:00
A
B
C
D
E

Difficulty:

(N/A)

Question Stats:

0% (00:00) correct 100% (01:43) wrong based on 2 sessions
Recent findings lend strong support to the theory that a black hole lies at the center of
the Milky Way and of
many of the 100 billion other galaxies estimated to exist in the
universe.
A. that a black hole lies at the center of the Milky Way and of
B. that a black hole lies at the Milky Way’s center and
C. that there is a black hole lying at the milky Way’s center and
D. of a black hole lying at the Milky Way’s center and
E. of a black hole that lies at the center of the Milky Way and of
SVP
SVP
avatar
Joined: 28 Dec 2005
Posts: 1593
Followers: 2

Kudos [?]: 68 [0], given: 2

GMAT Tests User
Re: SC Black hole theory [#permalink] New post 14 Jan 2008, 14:56
Should be A

Eliminate B,C,D because we need 'of' at the end. Eliminate A because proper idiom is 'theory that...', not 'theory of...'
Manager
Manager
avatar
Joined: 10 Dec 2007
Posts: 54
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 10 [0], given: 0

Re: SC Black hole theory [#permalink] New post 14 Jan 2008, 15:16
I went with E because of the "theory of" evolution
Senior Manager
Senior Manager
User avatar
Joined: 29 Nov 2006
Posts: 321
Location: Orange County, CA
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 17 [0], given: 0

GMAT Tests User
Re: SC Black hole theory [#permalink] New post 14 Jan 2008, 15:25
I believe the correct idiom is "theory that" so I go with A as well.

I think "theory of" only works when you are referring to a specific theory (i.e. Relativity, Evolution, etc.) This example appears to refer to a generic theory and "that" tells the reader what the theory is.
Intern
Intern
avatar
Joined: 30 Dec 2007
Posts: 10
Followers: 0

Kudos [?]: 0 [0], given: 0

Re: SC Black hole theory [#permalink] New post 14 Jan 2008, 18:02
JCLEONES wrote:
Recent findings lend strong support to the theory that a black hole lies at the center of
the Milky Way and of
many of the 100 billion other galaxies estimated to exist in the
universe.
A. that a black hole lies at the center of the Milky Way and of
B. that a black hole lies at the Milky Way’s center and
C. that there is a black hole lying at the milky Way’s center and
D. of a black hole lying at the Milky Way’s center and
E. of a black hole that lies at the center of the Milky Way and of


A it is
I believe "theory that" is much better than "theory of"
And "lies at the center ..." is much clearer than " lies at the MW's center"
Manager
Manager
User avatar
Joined: 02 Jan 2008
Posts: 159
Followers: 2

Kudos [?]: 55 [0], given: 0

Re: SC Black hole theory [#permalink] New post 15 Jan 2008, 02:53
A: theory that "black hole lies at the center...." - sounds ok
E: theory of "black hole" - that lies... - sounds awkward
Manager
Manager
User avatar
Joined: 22 May 2007
Posts: 115
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 1 [0], given: 0

Re: SC Black hole theory [#permalink] New post 15 Jan 2008, 03:33
another A for me, imo

Additionally we need the "at the center of" construction and not the possesive form ('s) because otherwise the ellipsis would not be correct, right?

Please correct if I am mistaken
Manager
Manager
avatar
Joined: 01 Nov 2007
Posts: 146
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 196 [0], given: 0

Re: SC Black hole theory [#permalink] New post 15 Jan 2008, 07:30
The OA is A. Thanks for the discussions. Don't forget to check the kudo if you found my threat interesting.

abhi426 wrote:
A it is

OA please
Re: SC Black hole theory   [#permalink] 15 Jan 2008, 07:30
    Similar topics Author Replies Last post
Similar
Topics:
Recent findings lend strong support to the theory that a goalsnr 15 12 Jun 2008, 16:29
Recent findings lend strong support to the theory that a mymba99 4 26 Apr 2008, 08:26
Recent findings lend strong support to the theory that a KC 5 20 Oct 2006, 19:43
Recent findings lend strong support to the theory that a jerrywu 11 30 Aug 2006, 23:30
Recent findings lend strong support to the theory that a M8 9 03 Jul 2006, 22:49
Display posts from previous: Sort by

Recent findings lend strong support to the theory that a

  Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics  


GMAT Club MBA Forum Home| About| Privacy Policy| Terms and Conditions| GMAT Club Rules| Contact| Sitemap

Powered by phpBB © phpBB Group and phpBB SEO

Kindly note that the GMAT® test is a registered trademark of the Graduate Management Admission Council®, and this site has neither been reviewed nor endorsed by GMAC®.