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

It is currently 11 Feb 2016, 05:57
GMAT Club Tests

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

With his last three plays Mr. Leonard has turned

  Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics  
Author Message
TAGS:
Senior Manager
Senior Manager
avatar
Joined: 31 Oct 2011
Posts: 323
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 529 [0], given: 18

With his last three plays Mr. Leonard has turned [#permalink] New post 29 Jan 2012, 01:06
00:00
A
B
C
D
E

Difficulty:

  85% (hard)

Question Stats:

35% (01:58) correct 65% (01:07) wrong based on 99 sessions
With his last three plays Mr. Leonard has turned increasingly toward autobiographical material and, like Eugene O'Neill's, have come to terms with a difficult personal history through their dramatizations.

(A) like Eugene O'Neill's have come to terms with a difficult personal history through their

(B) like Eugene O'Neill's, has come to terms with a difficult personal history through his

(C) as Eugene O'Neill's did, has come to terms with a difficult personal history through their

(D) as Eugene O'Neill has done, have come to terms with a difficult personal history through their

(E) as with Eugene O'Neill, has come to terms with a difficult personal history through his

their dramatizations or his dramatization ???
[Reveal] Spoiler: OA
Director
Director
User avatar
Status: No dream is too large, no dreamer is too small
Joined: 14 Jul 2010
Posts: 649
Followers: 37

Kudos [?]: 533 [0], given: 39

Re: PT #2 SC 2 With his last three plays Mr. Leonard has turned [#permalink] New post 29 Jan 2012, 01:28
eybrj2 wrote:
With his last three plays Mr. Leonard has turned increasingly toward autobiographical material and, like Eugene O'Neill's, have come to terms with a difficult personal history through their dramatizations.

(A) like Eugene O'Neill's have come to terms with a difficult personal history through their

(B) like Eugene O'Neill's, has come to terms with a difficult personal history through his

(C) as Eugene O'Neill's did, has come to terms with a difficult personal history through their

(D) as Eugene O'Neill has done, have come to terms with a difficult personal history through their

(E) as with Eugene O'Neill, has come to terms with a difficult personal history through his

their dramatizations or his dramatization ???

Mr. Leonard's autobiography is comparing with O'Neill's. Together their dramatizatios.
_________________

Collections:-
PSof OG solved by GC members: http://gmatclub.com/forum/collection-ps-with-solution-from-gmatclub-110005.html
DS of OG solved by GC members: http://gmatclub.com/forum/collection-ds-with-solution-from-gmatclub-110004.html
100 GMAT PREP Quantitative collection http://gmatclub.com/forum/gmat-prep-problem-collections-114358.html
Collections of work/rate problems with solutions http://gmatclub.com/forum/collections-of-work-rate-problem-with-solutions-118919.html
Mixture problems in a file with best solutions: http://gmatclub.com/forum/mixture-problems-with-best-and-easy-solutions-all-together-124644.html

Director
Director
User avatar
Status: Enjoying the GMAT journey....
Joined: 26 Aug 2011
Posts: 735
Location: India
GMAT 1: 620 Q49 V24
Followers: 66

Kudos [?]: 418 [0], given: 264

GMAT ToolKit User Top 10 in overall
Re: PT #2 SC 2 With his last three plays Mr. Leonard has turned [#permalink] New post 14 Feb 2012, 01:31
With his last three plays Mr. Leonard has turned increasingly toward autobiographical material and, like Eugene O'Neill's, have come to terms with a difficult personal history through their dramatizations.

(A) like Eugene O'Neill's have come to terms with a difficult personal history through their....wrong comparison Mr. Leonard and Eugene O'Neill's (possessive)

(B) like Eugene O'Neill's, has come to terms with a difficult personal history through his
same as A, their dramatizations is required not his .. their is referring to plays.

(C) as Eugene O'Neill's did, has come to terms with a difficult personal history through their
correct
(D) as Eugene O'Neill has done, have come to terms with a difficult personal history through their
have is incorrect, should be has.

(E) as with Eugene O'Neill, has come to terms with a difficult personal history through his
same as B
_________________

Fire the final bullet only when you are constantly hitting the Bull's eye, till then KEEP PRACTICING.

A WAY TO INCREASE FROM QUANT 35-40 TO 47 : a-way-to-increase-from-q35-40-to-q-138750.html

Q 47/48 To Q 50 + the-final-climb-quest-for-q-50-from-q47-129441.html#p1064367

Three good RC strategies three-different-strategies-for-attacking-rc-127287.html


Last edited by rajeevrks27 on 15 Feb 2012, 03:10, edited 1 time in total.
Senior Manager
Senior Manager
avatar
Joined: 31 Oct 2011
Posts: 323
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 529 [0], given: 18

Re: PT #2 SC 2 With his last three plays Mr. Leonard has turned [#permalink] New post 14 Feb 2012, 23:51
To rajeevrks27

I also picked c as the answer, but OA is b.
I don't understand why!!!!
Intern
Intern
avatar
Joined: 28 Jun 2015
Posts: 44
Location: United States
GMAT 1: 610 Q49 V27
GPA: 2.5
WE: Project Management (Telecommunications)
Followers: 0

Kudos [?]: 0 [0], given: 30

Re: With his last three plays Mr. Leonard has turned [#permalink] New post 12 Jan 2016, 13:52
Can someone explain this?
What is "their" stand for?
Thank you
Intern
Intern
avatar
Joined: 03 Dec 2015
Posts: 21
Followers: 0

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

Re: With his last three plays Mr. Leonard has turned [#permalink] New post 15 Jan 2016, 02:30
With his last three plays Mr. Leonard has turned increasingly toward autobiographical material and, like Eugene O'Neill's, have come to terms with a difficult personal history through their dramatizations.

(A) like Eugene O'Neill's have come to terms with a difficult personal history through their ==> Like is perfectly wrong here.

(B) like Eugene O'Neill's, has come to terms with a difficult personal history through his ==> the same as B

(C) as Eugene O'Neill's did, has come to terms with a difficult personal history through their ==> AS EO did or AS EO has done is ok, but we have a correct Subject-Verb Agreement here.

(D) as Eugene O'Neill has done, have come to terms with a difficult personal history through their ==> Mr.Leonardo has turned...and have come, incorrect

(E) as with Eugene O'Neill, has come to terms with a difficult personal history through his ==> as with is very awkward

Many people will raise questions about the pronoun "their". In my opinion, their refers to both Mr.Leonardo's and Eugene O'Neill's'. It's just my opinion. I still need an expert's confirmation for this thought.
Expert Post
Verbal Forum Moderator
Verbal Forum Moderator
User avatar
Joined: 02 Aug 2009
Posts: 2052
Followers: 80

Kudos [?]: 952 [0], given: 37

Re: With his last three plays Mr. Leonard has turned [#permalink] New post 15 Jan 2016, 03:01
Expert's post
thanhphong01 wrote:
With his last three plays Mr. Leonard has turned increasingly toward autobiographical material and, like Eugene O'Neill's, have come to terms with a difficult personal history through their dramatizations.

(A) like Eugene O'Neill's have come to terms with a difficult personal history through their ==> Like is perfectly wrong here.

(B) like Eugene O'Neill's, has come to terms with a difficult personal history through his ==> the same as B

(C) as Eugene O'Neill's did, has come to terms with a difficult personal history through their ==> AS EO did or AS EO has done is ok, but we have a correct Subject-Verb Agreement here.

(D) as Eugene O'Neill has done, have come to terms with a difficult personal history through their ==> Mr.Leonardo has turned...and have come, incorrect

(E) as with Eugene O'Neill, has come to terms with a difficult personal history through his ==> as with is very awkward

Many people will raise questions about the pronoun "their". In my opinion, their refers to both Mr.Leonardo's and Eugene O'Neill's'. It's just my opinion. I still need an expert's confirmation for this thought.


Hi newconcept123 and thanhphong01,

If I were to read the sentence and decide on what "their" stands for...
It is "three plays", the ones we started the sentence with..
we are talking of dramatization of these three plays..

Hope it helps
_________________

BACK IN CLUB AFTER A GAP OF 6 YEARS

http://gmatclub.com/forum/absolute-modulus-a-better-understanding-210849.html#p1622372
Errors in CR ---- http://gmatclub.com/forum/gmat-institutes-please-review-the-following-qs-211573.html

Expert Post
Retired Moderator
avatar
Status: worked for Kaplan's associates, but now on my own, free and flying
Joined: 19 Feb 2007
Posts: 3349
Location: India
WE: Education (Education)
Followers: 417

Kudos [?]: 3535 [0], given: 318

Re: With his last three plays Mr. Leonard has turned [#permalink] New post 15 Jan 2016, 03:33
Expert's post
A debatable question.

Which is correct? O’Neill or O’Neill’s, (whether O’Neill’s is proper noun or possessive noun? I believe O’Neill is the proper noun, as choice D and E indicate. If so, A, B and C are out, since we are comparing a person with some other’s works.
Even so, D is wrong using the plural verb ‘have’ for the singular Leonard. In E, the pronoun ‘their’ may indeed refer to the three plays, as there is no other plural noun in the passage. If we attribute ‘his’ to Leonard’s dramatizations, then, ‘his’ might fit with O’Neill as well.
In addition, to say that he did ‘as with O’Neill’ is to wrong the intended meaning. Can we have so much muddle in a choice? Where do we go from here?

Another general observation is the presence of the comma after 'and'. We have seen sentences with a comma before 'and' or even without, but one after 'and' in all the choices is very suspect.
_________________

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

Re: With his last three plays Mr. Leonard has turned   [#permalink] 15 Jan 2016, 03:33
    Similar topics Author Replies Last post
Similar
Topics:
Turn-of- the century magician Harry claimed, for his famous Archit143 0 04 Apr 2013, 23:47
5 Mr Franklin, who made $800m from the sale of his company, Vineetk 3 20 Nov 2012, 21:34
3 The three plays in Preston Jones s A Texas Trilogy are rustypolymath 3 16 Feb 2012, 08:58
17 Turn-of-the-century magician Harry Houdini claimed, for his yvonne0923 12 09 May 2011, 19:29
The three plays in Preston Joness A Texas Trilogy gmat_crack 6 09 Apr 2006, 15:53
Display posts from previous: Sort by

With his last three plays Mr. Leonard has turned

  Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics  


GMAT Club MBA Forum Home| About| 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®.