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Since 1986, when the Department of Labor began to allow investment officers' fees to be based on how the funds they manage perform, several corporations began paying their investment advisers a small basic fee, with a contract promising higher fees if the managers perform well.

A)investment officers' fees to be based on how the funds they manage perform, several corporations began
B) investment officers' fees to be based on the performance of the funds they manage, several corporations began
C) that fees of investment officers be based on how the funds they manage perform, several corporations have begun
D) fees of investment officers to be based on the performance of the funds they manage, several corporations have begun
E) that investment officers' fees be based on the performance of the funds they manage, several corporations began

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27 Oct 2006, 08:15
"since + present perfect...have begun"

This narrows the selection to C/D

"based on the performance of ~" is idiomatic.

My choice is (D)
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27 Oct 2006, 10:21
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The pronoun "they" cannot be used for possessive noun "investment officers' fees".Only a possessive pronoun(their) can be used with a possessive noun.
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27 Oct 2006, 17:50
Nice, thanks guys. You guys are good.

And apologies for posting the OA a little soon because I wanted to be done with it=)
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15 Jun 2007, 10:33
GMATT73 wrote:
"since + present perfect...have begun"

This narrows the selection to C/D

"based on the performance of ~" is idiomatic.

My choice is (D)

can you give another example of the use of this idiom?

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(D)

The pronoun "they" cannot be used for possessive noun "investment officers' fees".Only a possessive pronoun(their) can be used with a possessive noun.

Excellent catch. This was touched upon in ManhattanGMAT's SC book.
15 Jun 2007, 10:33
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