While recognizing that lying often facilitates social : GMAT Sentence Correction (SC)
Check GMAT Club Decision Tracker for the Latest School Decision Releases http://gmatclub.com/AppTrack

 It is currently 20 Jan 2017, 10:50

### 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

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

# Events & Promotions

###### Events & Promotions in June
Open Detailed Calendar

# While recognizing that lying often facilitates social

Author Message
TAGS:

### Hide Tags

Senior Manager
Joined: 19 Apr 2011
Posts: 289
Schools: Booth,NUS,St.Gallon
Followers: 5

Kudos [?]: 282 [2] , given: 51

While recognizing that lying often facilitates social [#permalink]

### Show Tags

29 Sep 2012, 20:41
2
KUDOS
4
This post was
BOOKMARKED
00:00

Difficulty:

15% (low)

Question Stats:

71% (01:49) correct 29% (00:44) wrong based on 412 sessions

### HideShow timer Statistics

While recognizing that lying often facilitates social ineractions,psychiatrists are seeking to determine when they become destructive and which kinds of mental problems they can signal.

a.they become destructive and which kinds of mental problems they can signal
b.they become destructive and the mental problems that are signaled by them
c.it becomes destructive and what are the kinds of mental problems they signal
d.it becomes destructive and the mental problems that are signaled by it
e.it becomes destructive and which kinds of mental problems it can signal
[Reveal] Spoiler: OA
If you have any questions
New!
Senior Manager
Joined: 19 Apr 2011
Posts: 289
Schools: Booth,NUS,St.Gallon
Followers: 5

Kudos [?]: 282 [0], given: 51

Re: While recognizing that lying often facilitates social [#permalink]

### Show Tags

29 Sep 2012, 20:49
Records from ancient Athens indicate that each year young Athenian women collaborated to weave a new woolen robe with which they dressed a statue of the goddess Athena and that this robe depicted scenes of a battle between Zeus ,Athena's father and giants.

I have a doubt regarding the two questions i have posted.In both of these questions which is not modifying a noun and does not follow a noun.
Can experts shed some light on this concept.Thanks !!
_________________

+1 if you like my explanation .Thanks

Retired Moderator
Status: worked for Kaplan's associates, but now on my own, free and flying
Joined: 19 Feb 2007
Posts: 3633
Location: India
WE: Education (Education)
Followers: 717

Kudos [?]: 5565 [1] , given: 322

Re: While recognizing that lying often facilitates social [#permalink]

### Show Tags

30 Sep 2012, 00:16
1
KUDOS
Example 1: You find which in an IC and that IC is conjugated by a fanboy conjunction. Therefore structurally there cannot be a modified noun before the word. Second, ‘which’ is an adjective that modifies the noun, kinds, a noun that follows the interrogative pronoun rather than precedes it.
2. This is a flipped sentence of ‘Athenian women collaborated to weave a new woolen robe, which they dressed a statue of the goddess Athena with. For all practical purposes, ‘with which’ and ‘which’ mean the same thing. It may therefore be seen that, ‘which’ actually stands for the noun robe.
_________________

“Better than a thousand days of diligent study is one day with a great teacher” – a Japanese proverb.
9884544509

Senior Manager
Joined: 02 Sep 2012
Posts: 259
Location: United States
Concentration: Entrepreneurship, Finance
GMAT Date: 07-25-2013
GPA: 3.83
WE: Architecture (Computer Hardware)
Followers: 5

Kudos [?]: 179 [0], given: 99

Re: While recognizing that lying often facilitates social [#permalink]

### Show Tags

30 Dec 2012, 21:16
dagh,
1. Can you explain me in simpler terms why in the posted question, which is not preceeded by a noun there. I am not able to understand what is a fan boy conjuction and IC in your statement..Can you explain in simple terms ..
2.Can you also explain here the pronoun it refers to what and can you help in eliminating the answer choices in the question
_________________

"Giving kudos" is a decent way to say "Thanks" and motivate contributors. Please use them, it won't cost you anything

Manager
Joined: 01 Oct 2006
Posts: 70
Followers: 0

Kudos [?]: 14 [0], given: 4

Re: While recognizing that lying often facilitates social [#permalink]

### Show Tags

30 Apr 2013, 02:59
I am not able to understand the subject for becomes. Is it lying or social ineractions. Looks like lying
can somebody explain
Senior Manager
Joined: 07 Nov 2012
Posts: 346
Schools: LBS '14 (A)
GMAT 1: 770 Q48 V48
Followers: 191

Kudos [?]: 366 [1] , given: 4

Re: While recognizing that lying often facilitates social [#permalink]

### Show Tags

30 Apr 2013, 05:05
1
KUDOS
Hi Rrkan,

It has to be 'lying' - 'social interactions' is a plural and so would need a plural word to replace 'it' - since all 5 options have the singular 'it' then this can not be what is being tested.

James
_________________

Former GMAT Pill student, now on staff. Used GMATPILL OG 12 and nothing else: 770 (48,48) & 6.0

... and more

Senior Manager
Joined: 21 Jan 2010
Posts: 344
Followers: 3

Kudos [?]: 177 [1] , given: 12

Re: While recognizing that lying often facilitates social [#permalink]

### Show Tags

30 May 2013, 16:26
1
KUDOS
saikarthikreddy wrote:
While recognizing that lying often facilitates social ineractions,psychiatrists are seeking to determine when they become destructive and which kinds of mental problems they can signal.

a.they become destructive and which kinds of mental problems they can signal
b.they become destructive and the mental problems that are signaled by them
c.it becomes destructive and what are the kinds of mental problems they signal
d.it becomes destructive and the mental problems that are signaled by it
e.it becomes destructive and which kinds of mental problems it can signal

When i read this question. i can straightforward eliminate A. What's 'they' referring too. It's social ineractions or psychiatrists. Both doesn't fit into the meaning of the sentence. Eliminate A,B and C. I eliminate D because it's in passive voice and because we have E which is written in active voice without any grammatical error. Hence i pick E.
GMAT Club Legend
Joined: 01 Oct 2013
Posts: 10534
Followers: 919

Kudos [?]: 203 [0], given: 0

Re: While recognizing that lying often facilitates social [#permalink]

### Show Tags

15 Jul 2014, 04:52
Hello from the GMAT Club VerbalBot!

Thanks to another GMAT Club member, I have just discovered this valuable topic, yet it had no discussion for over a year. I am now bumping it up - doing my job. I think you may find it valuable (esp those replies with Kudos).

Want to see all other topics I dig out? Follow me (click follow button on profile). You will receive a summary of all topics I bump in your profile area as well as via email.
Intern
Joined: 23 Jan 2015
Posts: 8
Followers: 0

Kudos [?]: 0 [0], given: 57

Re: While recognizing that lying often facilitates social [#permalink]

### Show Tags

28 Jan 2015, 02:58
saikarthikreddy wrote:
While recognizing that lying often facilitates social ineractions,psychiatrists are seeking to determine when they become destructive and which kinds of mental problems they can signal.

a.they become destructive and which kinds of mental problems they can signal
b.they become destructive and the mental problems that are signaled by them
c.it becomes destructive and what are the kinds of mental problems they signal
d.it becomes destructive and the mental problems that are signaled by it
e.it becomes destructive and which kinds of mental problems it can signal

Can someone explain the difference between D and E. I cannot see any fault with D.
Director
Joined: 27 Mar 2010
Posts: 617
Location: Bangalore, India
Followers: 32

Kudos [?]: 220 [0], given: 9

Re: While recognizing that lying often facilitates social [#permalink]

### Show Tags

28 Jan 2015, 21:36
Gmatbuster21 wrote:
Can someone explain the difference between D and E. I cannot see any fault with D.

Let's first look at E: While recognizing that lying often facilitates social interactions, psychiatrists are seeking to determine two things:

(ei) When it becomes destructive and
(eii) Which kinds of mental problems it can signal

Looking at D: While recognizing that lying often facilitates social interactions, psychiatrists are seeking to determine two things:

(di) When it becomes destructive and
(dii) the mental problems that are signaled by it

Basically the two things comprise a list and from parallelism perspective , these two elements should be structurally similar .

Just by looking at the construct of D and E, it should be clear that (ei) and (eii) are structurally similar ( when... and which.... are two question like statements), while (di) and (dii) are not structurally similar ( when.... and the mental problems... ).

Grammatically speaking, both (ei) and (eii) are clauses . On the other hand, while (di) is a clause, (dii) is not a clause. Hence, (di) and (dii) are not structurally similar.
_________________

Thanks,
Ashish (GMAT Faculty @ EducationAisle)
http://www.EducationAisle.com

Sentence Correction Nirvana available at Amazon.in and Flipkart

Now! Preview the entire Grammar Section of Sentence Correction Nirvana at pothi.com

Intern
Joined: 06 Nov 2013
Posts: 7
Location: United States (DC)
GMAT 1: 680 Q45 V38
GPA: 3.18
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 6 [0], given: 29

Re: While recognizing that lying often facilitates social [#permalink]

### Show Tags

04 May 2015, 18:34
Just because D is in a passive voice does not automatically eliminate it. Does anyone else have any explanation why D is incorrect? The answers above have not sufficiently explained why D is incorrect.
MBA Section Director
Joined: 19 Mar 2012
Posts: 3545
Location: India
GPA: 3.8
WE: Marketing (Energy and Utilities)
Followers: 1514

Kudos [?]: 11838 [0], given: 1861

Re: While recognizing that lying often facilitates social [#permalink]

### Show Tags

05 May 2015, 07:38
neojoker wrote:
Just because D is in a passive voice does not automatically eliminate it. Does anyone else have any explanation why D is incorrect? The answers above have not sufficiently explained why D is incorrect.

Yes, passive voice DOES make it incorrect. Passive voice alone does NOT eliminate an answer choice, but when it tires to sit parallely with an active voice, it surely is wrong.

Have you read EducationAisle 's post above?
_________________
Manager
Joined: 25 Jan 2015
Posts: 131
Location: United States
GMAT 1: 730 Q49 V41
Followers: 0

Kudos [?]: 33 [1] , given: 260

While recognizing that lying often facilitates social [#permalink]

### Show Tags

01 Jun 2015, 04:21
1
KUDOS
saikarthikreddy wrote:
While recognizing that lying often facilitates social ineractions,psychiatrists are seeking to determine when they become destructive and which kinds of mental problems they can signal.

a.they become destructive and which kinds of mental problems they can signal
b.they become destructive and the mental problems that are signaled by them
c.it becomes destructive and what are the kinds of mental problems they signal
d.it becomes destructive and the mental problems that are signaled by it
e.it becomes destructive and which kinds of mental problems it can signal

Subject-Verb Agreement, Parallelism

'lying' is the reasonable subject for 'become destructive', so the pronoun should be 'it' and verb should be 'becomes'.
Further, the two items that psychiatrists are seeking to determine should be stated in parallel structures.

a. they become destructive and which kinds of mental problems they can signal

b.they become destructive and the mental problems that are signaled by them

'the mental problems' is not parallel to 'when they become'

c.it becomes destructive and what are the kinds of mental problems they signal

Also the inversion in the second part is not necessary.

d.it becomes destructive and the mental problems that are signaled by it

second part is not parallel to 'when it becomes destructive'

e.it becomes destructive and which kinds of mental problems it can signal Correct!

pronouns and verb agree with 'lying'. Also, 'when it becomes ...' is parallel to 'which kinds of ...'
Manager
Joined: 23 Sep 2015
Posts: 96
Concentration: General Management, Finance
GMAT 1: 680 Q46 V38
GMAT 2: 690 Q47 V38
GPA: 3.5
Followers: 0

Kudos [?]: 14 [0], given: 213

Re: While recognizing that lying often facilitates social [#permalink]

### Show Tags

20 Jun 2016, 14:45
I have a quick question about the official explanation

It says that E is correct because parallelism and that 'which' is an interrogative pronoun that is parallel with When.

Is When and Which both parallel elements? I did not think When was interrogative.
Intern
Joined: 18 Jan 2017
Posts: 8
WE: Corporate Finance (Energy and Utilities)
Followers: 0

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

Re: While recognizing that lying often facilitates social [#permalink]

### Show Tags

18 Jan 2017, 12:48
GMATDemiGod wrote:
I have a quick question about the official explanation

It says that E is correct because parallelism and that 'which' is an interrogative pronoun that is parallel with When.

Is When and Which both parallel elements? I did not think When was interrogative.

This surely does not debate about when and which are interrogative pronouns or not.

Sentence strictly demands two parallel structure.

[1] : <when>< lying> <becomes destructive> ; structure <question> <noun> < verb>
and
[2] : <which kinds of mental problems> <lying> <can signal>
Re: While recognizing that lying often facilitates social   [#permalink] 18 Jan 2017, 12:48
Similar topics Replies Last post
Similar
Topics:
2 While scholars debate the significance of social and economic factors 7 19 Oct 2015, 01:54
14 The Kwakiutl recognized one social unit larger 10 04 Jul 2011, 05:29
1 The Kwakluti recognized one social unit ... 2 11 Oct 2009, 07:58
The KwakiutI recognized one social unit larger than the 7 27 Sep 2008, 09:10
The Kwakiutl recognized one social unit larger than the 16 09 Jun 2007, 23:52
Display posts from previous: Sort by