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

It is currently 20 Apr 2014, 23:21

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:
4 KUDOS received
Director
Director
User avatar
Joined: 01 Apr 2008
Posts: 911
Schools: IIM Lucknow (IPMX) - Class of 2014
Followers: 10

Kudos [?]: 163 [4] , given: 18

GMAT Tests User
Recent findings lend strong support to the theory that a [#permalink] New post 07 Apr 2009, 10:26
4
This post received
KUDOS
00:00
A
B
C
D
E

Difficulty:

  35% (medium)

Question Stats:

46% (01:52) correct 53% (00:54) wrong based on 303 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 an
(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

Set26-36
[Reveal] Spoiler: OA
Senior Manager
Senior Manager
Joined: 24 Feb 2007
Posts: 267
Location: nj
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 23 [0], given: 2

GMAT Tests User
Re: Black hole [#permalink] New post 07 Apr 2009, 13:10
should be A

E , imo, distorts the meaning.
The "theory" itself is that " a black hole lies at the center of ...."
Director
Director
User avatar
Joined: 01 Apr 2008
Posts: 911
Schools: IIM Lucknow (IPMX) - Class of 2014
Followers: 10

Kudos [?]: 163 [0], given: 18

GMAT Tests User
Re: Black hole [#permalink] New post 08 Apr 2009, 20:21
OA is A.
1 KUDOS received
Senior Manager
Senior Manager
User avatar
Joined: 21 Apr 2008
Posts: 497
Schools: Kellogg, MIT, Michigan, Berkeley, Marshall, Mellon
Followers: 6

Kudos [?]: 23 [1] , given: 13

GMAT Tests User
Re: Black hole [#permalink] New post 12 Apr 2009, 11:16
1
This post received
KUDOS
Hi mates,

although the OA has already said, let me post my explanation

the key point is //ism: "the balck hole lies at the center of the --- and of ----"

The other possibility could be E, but this answer changes the meaning if the sentence

Source?

Cheers
_________________

mates, please visit my profile and leave comments
johnlewis1980-s-profile-feedback-is-more-than-welcome-80538.html

I'm not linked to GMAT questions anymore, so, if you need something, please PM me

I'm already focused on my application package :)

My experience in my second attempt
http://gmatclub.com/forum/p544312#p544312
My experience in my third attempt
630-q-47-v-28-engineer-non-native-speaker-my-experience-78215.html#p588275

Senior Manager
Senior Manager
Joined: 26 Mar 2008
Posts: 341
Location: Washington DC
Followers: 2

Kudos [?]: 21 [0], given: 4

GMAT Tests User
Re: Black hole [#permalink] New post 13 Apr 2009, 06:50
Whats wrong with the B? Remember not every answer in the SETs is correct. I would believe in the OA, if anyone explains why not B.
2 KUDOS received
VP
VP
Joined: 15 Jul 2004
Posts: 1474
Schools: Wharton (R2 - submitted); HBS (R2 - submitted); IIMA (admitted for 1 year PGPX)
Followers: 14

Kudos [?]: 81 [2] , given: 13

GMAT Tests User
Re: Black hole [#permalink] New post 13 Apr 2009, 08:13
2
This post received
KUDOS
Economist wrote:
Set26-36

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.

B. that a black hole lies at the Milky Way’s center and



Problem with B: Breaks parallelism; black hole lies AT the Milky Way's center and [those of] many of the 100 billion..
Also, as seen above, removing the parallelism issue will make the sentence sounding even more weird. The key issue is since we are saying AT THE MILKY WAY'S center ... then we must MIRROR the same structure in the second phrase as well.
Senior Manager
Senior Manager
Joined: 26 Mar 2008
Posts: 341
Location: Washington DC
Followers: 2

Kudos [?]: 21 [0], given: 4

GMAT Tests User
Re: Black hole [#permalink] New post 15 Apr 2009, 07:44
dwivedys wrote:
Economist wrote:
Set26-36

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.

B. that a black hole lies at the Milky Way’s center and



Problem with B: Breaks parallelism; black hole lies AT the Milky Way's center and [those of] many of the 100 billion..
Also, as seen above, removing the parallelism issue will make the sentence sounding even more weird. The key issue is since we are saying AT THE MILKY WAY'S center ... then we must MIRROR the same structure in the second phrase as well.


Appreciated your response buddy. But I guess, is that what sentence is trying to communicate..
at the center of the milkyway and of the center of many other galaxies.. then it that case, later part of the sentence(non-underlined portion) needs changes..Honestly this questions looks to me weired or incorrect.
Current Student
Joined: 13 Jan 2009
Posts: 374
Location: India
Followers: 17

Kudos [?]: 47 [0], given: 1

GMAT Tests User
Re: Black hole [#permalink] New post 15 Apr 2009, 07:51
marshpa wrote:
dwivedys wrote:
Economist wrote:
Set26-36

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.

B. that a black hole lies at the Milky Way’s center and



Problem with B: Breaks parallelism; black hole lies AT the Milky Way's center and [those of] many of the 100 billion..
Also, as seen above, removing the parallelism issue will make the sentence sounding even more weird. The key issue is since we are saying AT THE MILKY WAY'S center ... then we must MIRROR the same structure in the second phrase as well.


Appreciated your response buddy. But I guess, is that what sentence is trying to communicate..
at the center of the milkyway and of the center of many other galaxies.. then it that case, later part of the sentence(non-underlined portion) needs changes..Honestly this questions looks to me weired or incorrect.



Agree with you that question is weird but B is def not correct.

B violates parallelism and gives entirely different meaning.

When I use B I get feeling that sentence is talking about 2 theories one about black hole and other abt galaxies.
Intern
Intern
Joined: 04 Apr 2009
Posts: 7
Followers: 0

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

Re: Black hole [#permalink] New post 16 Apr 2009, 22:31
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.

Answer is ;

A:that a black hole lies at the center of the Milky Way
and of
Senior Manager
Senior Manager
Joined: 30 Mar 2009
Posts: 258
Followers: 2

Kudos [?]: 50 [0], given: 1

GMAT Tests User
Re: Black hole [#permalink] New post 16 Apr 2009, 23:01
IMO A

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 --> most precise in meaning: a black hole lying at the center of milky way and at the center of many of 100 billions other galaxies, is estimated ... and that clause is correctly used to modify for the theory
B. that a black hole lies at the Milky Way’s center and -->not clear as (A) because black holes is not clearly stated where it is lying in 100 billions other galaxies
C. that there is a black hole lying at the Milky Way’s
center an --> there is is awkward and also, same error as (B)
D. of a black hole lying at the Milky Way’s center and --> of a is not precise as the use of that clause and same error as (B)
E. of a black hole that lies at the center of the Milky Way
and of --> same error as (D)
Manager
Manager
Joined: 22 Feb 2009
Posts: 140
Schools: Kellogg (R1 Dinged),Cornell (R2), Emory(Interview Scheduled), IESE (R1 Interviewed), ISB (Interviewed), LBS (R2), Vanderbilt (R3 Interviewed)
Followers: 8

Kudos [?]: 65 [0], given: 10

GMAT Tests User
Re: Black hole [#permalink] New post 20 Apr 2009, 10:09
Agree with A. though initially picked E :cry:
Intern
Intern
Joined: 27 Mar 2008
Posts: 3
Followers: 0

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

Re: Black hole [#permalink] New post 30 Apr 2010, 04:09
How can a black hole be at the center of all the galaxies?

Posted from my mobile device Image
SVP
SVP
Joined: 17 Feb 2010
Posts: 1564
Followers: 12

Kudos [?]: 160 [0], given: 6

Re: Black hole [#permalink] New post 30 Apr 2010, 07:07
i picked (E) too.....:(

what is the correct idiom..."theory that a" or "theory of a" ?
Intern
Intern
Joined: 17 Apr 2010
Posts: 2
Followers: 0

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

Re: Black hole [#permalink] New post 02 May 2010, 20:24
A is the correct one because resent findings support two thing:

- support to the theory that a black hole lies at the center of the Milky Way
and
- support to the theory of many of the 100 billion other galaxies estimated to exist in the universe.

So i think A is wright but i could be wrong
SVP
SVP
Joined: 16 Jul 2009
Posts: 1634
Schools: CBS
WE 1: 4 years (Consulting)
Followers: 28

Kudos [?]: 171 [0], given: 2

GMAT Tests User
Re: Black hole [#permalink] New post 03 Sep 2010, 10:33
could anybody clarify between A and B?
thanks
_________________

The sky is the limit
800 is the limit


SVP
SVP
Joined: 16 Nov 2010
Posts: 1698
Location: United States (IN)
Concentration: Strategy, Technology
Followers: 29

Kudos [?]: 264 [0], given: 36

GMAT Tests User Premium Member Reviews Badge
Re: Black hole [#permalink] New post 04 May 2011, 06:47
@Noboru,

(B) that a black hole lies at the Milky Way's center and - Milky Way's center is not good, center of Milky Way is better.

Also, only (A) suggests that black hole lies at the center of Milky Way and at the center of other galaxies, while in case of (B), substituting the expression in sentence makes the whole sentence awkward.

Recent findings lend strong support to the theory that a black hole lies at the Milky Way's center and many of the 100 billion other galaxies estimated to exist in the universe.
_________________

Formula of Life -> Achievement/Potential = k * Happiness (where k is a constant)

Senior Manager
Senior Manager
Joined: 20 Jul 2010
Posts: 272
Followers: 2

Kudos [?]: 36 [0], given: 9

GMAT ToolKit User Reviews Badge
Re: Black hole [#permalink] New post 04 May 2011, 09:23
I eliminated B (C and D on same lines) based on

"Milky Way's center and many other galaxies"

And is comparing center with galaxy and so is wrong.

noboru wrote:
could anybody clarify between A and B?
thanks

_________________

If you like my post, consider giving me some KUDOS !!!!! Like you I need them

Manager
Manager
Joined: 09 Aug 2010
Posts: 107
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 16 [0], given: 7

Re: Black hole [#permalink] New post 04 May 2011, 16:03
Economist 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 an
(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

Set26-36


Nice question!
(D) and (E) are wrong because "...that of a black hole lies.." is wrong. The one being paralleled with OF is "at the center OF the milky way and OF many other galaxies"

(C) could be eliminated together with (B) because of it's usage of Milky Way's center... which is not parallel with that of the many 100 billion galaxies... ALSO, black hole IS LYING denotes happening right now... THe more appropriate verb tense is ETERNAL STATES which is SIMPLE PRESENT lies

Answer: A
Intern
Intern
Joined: 02 Nov 2010
Posts: 44
Followers: 0

Kudos [?]: 0 [0], given: 23

Re: Black hole [#permalink] New post 04 May 2011, 20:41
I also got A. Just sounded best, wish I had a more concrete explanation
1 KUDOS received
Manager
Manager
Joined: 17 Mar 2010
Posts: 65
Location: Hyderabad, India
WE 1: Deloitte 3 yrs
WE 2: Prok going on
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 10 [1] , given: 2

Re: Black hole [#permalink] New post 04 May 2011, 21:26
1
This post received
KUDOS
Economist 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 an
(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

Set26-36


Milky Way is one of the galaxies I suppose (though not sure :-D)

So in my opinion author wants to say:

Recent findings lend strong support to the theory

that a black hole lies at the center of the Milky Way and

[same black hole lies at center]of many of the 100 billion other galaxies estimated to exist in the universe.

which can be written using option A. So thats why answer is A. But not a very good question :wink:
_________________

Akhil Mittal

I have not failed. I've just found 10000 ways that won't work. Thomas A. Edison

If my post was helpful to you then encourage me by your kudos :)

Re: Black hole   [#permalink] 04 May 2011, 21:26
    Similar topics Author Replies Last post
Similar
Topics:
New posts Recent findings lend strong support to the theory that a M8 9 03 Jul 2006, 22:49
Popular new posts Recent findings lend strong support to the theory that a jerrywu 11 30 Aug 2006, 23:30
New posts Recent findings lend strong support to the theory that a KC 5 20 Oct 2006, 19:43
New posts 1 Recent findings lend strong support to the theory that a JCLEONES 7 14 Jan 2008, 14:04
Popular new posts 13 Experts publish their posts in the topic Recent findings lend strong support to the theory that a ritjn2003 30 06 Jul 2009, 21:54
Display posts from previous: Sort by

Recent findings lend strong support to the theory that a

  Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics  

Go to page    1   2    Next  [ 28 posts ] 



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®.