It is currently 17 Dec 2017, 17:13

### 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

# 22. In its most recent approach, the comet Crommelin passed

 new topic post reply Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics
Author Message
Senior Manager
Joined: 19 Feb 2004
Posts: 413

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

Location: Lungi
22. In its most recent approach, the comet Crommelin passed [#permalink]

### Show Tags

19 Apr 2004, 01:50
00:00

Difficulty:

(N/A)

Question Stats:

0% (00:00) correct 100% (00:35) wrong based on 1 sessions

### HideShow timer Statistics

22. In its most recent approach, the comet Crommelin
passed the Earth at about the same distance and in
about the same position, some 25 degrees above the
horizon, that Halley's comet will pass the next time
it appears.

(A) that Halley's comet will pass
(B) that Halley's comet is to be passing
(C) as Halley's comet
(D) as will Halley's comet
(E) as Halley's comet will do

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

Senior Manager
Joined: 23 Sep 2003
Posts: 292

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

Location: US

### Show Tags

19 Apr 2004, 05:10
A? This was a bit confusing but A seems like the best choice to me.

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

Senior Manager
Joined: 19 Feb 2004
Posts: 413

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

Location: Lungi

### Show Tags

21 Apr 2004, 01:44
try again

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

Senior Manager
Joined: 06 Dec 2003
Posts: 365

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

Location: India

### Show Tags

21 Apr 2004, 03:14
batliwala wrote:
22. In its most recent approach, the comet Crommelin
passed the Earth at about the same distance and in
about the same position, some 25 degrees above the
horizon, that Halley's comet will pass the next time
it appears.

(A) that Halley's comet will pass
(B) that Halley's comet is to be passing
(C) as Halley's comet
(D) as will Halley's comet
(E) as Halley's comet will do

Is it "D" ?

Rationale: the commet Crommelin passed the earth at about the same distance .... as will Hally's commet the next time it appears. seems okay.

here Comparision is of an "action - passing".

any other views ?

Dharmin

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

GMAT Club Legend
Joined: 15 Dec 2003
Posts: 4284

Kudos [?]: 545 [0], given: 0

### Show Tags

21 Apr 2004, 12:29
E is best
"do" is needed to compare Crommelin's passing action to that of Haley.

"the comet Crommelin passed the Earth ... as Halley's comet will do[pass] next time..."
_________________

Best Regards,

Paul

Kudos [?]: 545 [0], given: 0

Senior Manager
Joined: 19 Feb 2004
Posts: 413

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

Location: Lungi

### Show Tags

21 Apr 2004, 16:43
yes OA is D, Dharmin got it.

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

GMAT Club Legend
Joined: 15 Dec 2003
Posts: 4284

Kudos [?]: 545 [0], given: 0

### Show Tags

21 Apr 2004, 19:08
Of course! The action of the Crommelin comet happened in the past so the use of "do", which refers to the past action "passed", to talk about the future passage of Haley's comet is unnappropriate here.
_________________

Best Regards,

Paul

Kudos [?]: 545 [0], given: 0

Senior Manager
Joined: 11 Nov 2003
Posts: 356

Kudos [?]: 5 [0], given: 0

Location: Illinois

### Show Tags

01 May 2004, 13:13
Paul wrote:
:beat Of course! The action of the Crommelin comet happened in the past so the use of "do", which refers to the past action "passed", to talk about the future passage of Haley's comet is unnappropriate here.

That is wrong reasoning. The action of Halley's comet is of course going to happen in future. But when an auxiliary verb such as will, can etc. is used, we do not need to repeat the main verb again as auxiliary verb. It is redundant.

Kudos [?]: 5 [0], given: 0

SVP
Joined: 30 Oct 2003
Posts: 1788

Kudos [?]: 114 [0], given: 0

Location: NewJersey USA

### Show Tags

01 May 2004, 17:33
I am too late for this I guess.

There are two things that are tested here. One is tense and another is idiom.

The idiom is same + blah blah + as
and ofcourse will is required.

Kudos [?]: 114 [0], given: 0

GMAT Club Legend
Joined: 15 Dec 2003
Posts: 4284

Kudos [?]: 545 [0], given: 0

### Show Tags

01 May 2004, 18:10
Agree Anandnk but your explanation does not differentiate between D and E. D is best for the reason Gmatblast gave.
_________________

Best Regards,

Paul

Kudos [?]: 545 [0], given: 0

01 May 2004, 18:10
Display posts from previous: Sort by

# 22. In its most recent approach, the comet Crommelin passed

 new topic post reply Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics

Moderators: GMATNinjaTwo, GMATNinja

 Powered by phpBB © phpBB Group | Emoji artwork provided by EmojiOne 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®.