GMAT Changed on April 16th - Read about the latest changes here

It is currently 26 May 2018, 01:22

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.

Close

Request Expert Reply

Confirm Cancel

Events & Promotions

Events & Promotions in June
Open Detailed Calendar

Alice Robie Resnick was elected

  new topic post reply Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics  
Author Message
TAGS:

Hide Tags

Senior Manager
Senior Manager
User avatar
P
Joined: 12 Mar 2013
Posts: 292
Reviews Badge CAT Tests
Alice Robie Resnick was elected [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 11 Jan 2017, 06:07
10
This post was
BOOKMARKED
00:00
A
B
C
D
E

Difficulty:

  85% (hard)

Question Stats:

33% (00:55) correct 67% (01:01) wrong based on 377 sessions

HideShow timer Statistics

Alice Robie Resnick was elected in 1988 as only the second woman in Ohio to serve on the state bench and is subsequently re-elected in 1994 and 2000.

A. as only the second woman in Ohio to serve on the state bench and is subsequently re-elected in 1994 and 2000.

B. to be only the second woman in Ohio to serve on the state bench and was subsequently re-elected in 1994 and 2000.

C. as only the second woman in Ohio who served on the state bench and is subsequently re-elected in 1994 and 2000.

D. as only the second woman in Ohio to serve on the state bench and was subsequently re-elected in 1994 and 2000.

E. as only the second woman in Ohio who had served on the state bench and is subsequently re-elected in 1994 and 2000.

What is wrong with D?

_________________

We Shall Overcome... One day...

Intern
Intern
avatar
S
Joined: 20 Mar 2016
Posts: 34
GMAT 1: 530 Q33 V28
GMAT ToolKit User Premium Member
Re: Alice Robie Resnick was elected [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 13 Jan 2017, 20:35
Why can we not use As here? I chose option D.
Please help !
_________________

Jat

Intern
Intern
User avatar
B
Joined: 19 Jun 2016
Posts: 37
Location: India
GMAT 1: 590 Q45 V25
WE: Engineering (Manufacturing)
Re: Alice Robie Resnick was elected [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 13 Jan 2017, 23:56
Jat wrote:
Why can we not use As here? I chose option D.
Please help !


As per my opinion....
we can not use "as" here because neither we are giving an example nor we are defining the particular position (such as teacher, advocate, mayor, etc.)
1 KUDOS received
Senior Manager
Senior Manager
avatar
G
Status: Countdown Begins...
Joined: 03 Jul 2016
Posts: 305
Location: India
Concentration: Technology, Strategy
Schools: IIMB
GMAT 1: 580 Q48 V22
GPA: 3.7
WE: Information Technology (Consulting)
GMAT ToolKit User Reviews Badge
Re: Alice Robie Resnick was elected [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 14 Jan 2017, 23:27
1
This post received
KUDOS
nahid78 wrote:
Alice Robie Resnick was elected in 1988 as only the second woman in Ohio to serve on the state bench and is subsequently re-elected in 1994 and 2000.

A. as only the second woman in Ohio to serve on the state bench and is subsequently re-elected in 1994 and 2000.

B. to be only the second woman in Ohio to serve on the state bench and was subsequently re-elected in 1994 and 2000.

C. as only the second woman in Ohio who served on the state bench and is subsequently re-elected in 1994 and 2000.

D. as only the second woman in Ohio to serve on the state bench and was subsequently re-elected in 1994 and 2000.

E. as only the second woman in Ohio who had served on the state bench and is subsequently re-elected in 1994 and 2000.

What is wrong with [wrapimg=]D[/wrapimg]


IMO B.

Meaning error in all except B.
How can X be selected AS only the second woman? :P
_________________

Need Kudos to unlock GMAT Club tests

Manager
Manager
avatar
S
Joined: 11 Oct 2016
Posts: 86
Location: India
GMAT 1: 610 Q47 V28
GMAT ToolKit User
Re: Alice Robie Resnick was elected [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 28 Jan 2017, 00:08
nahid78 wrote:
Alice Robie Resnick was elected in 1988 as only the second woman in Ohio to serve on the state bench and is subsequently re-elected in 1994 and 2000.

A. as only the second woman in Ohio to serve on the state bench and is subsequently re-elected in 1994 and 2000.

B. to be only the second woman in Ohio to serve on the state bench and was subsequently re-elected in 1994 and 2000.

C. as only the second woman in Ohio who served on the state bench and is subsequently re-elected in 1994 and 2000.

D. as only the second woman in Ohio to serve on the state bench and was subsequently re-elected in 1994 and 2000.

E. as only the second woman in Ohio who had served on the state bench and is subsequently re-elected in 1994 and 2000.

What is wrong with [wrapimg=]D[/wrapimg]


Error Analysis
1> who in C and E is wrong .
2> elected to is the correct usage
Example :- Ireland wins the toss and elected to bowl first‎

B is correct
_________________

Hit kudos if you like my post

Today's preparation determines tomorrow's achievement.

Expert Post
Top Contributor
1 KUDOS received
Retired Moderator
User avatar
P
Status: worked for Kaplan's associates, but now on my own, free and flying
Joined: 19 Feb 2007
Posts: 4257
Location: India
WE: Education (Education)
Re: Alice Robie Resnick was elected [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 28 Jan 2017, 01:26
1
This post received
KUDOS
Expert's post
Top Contributor
The first split is easy to decide since we want a full past - tense sentence and not a past-present combination as in A, C, and E. Between B and D, I suggest we look at it logically. An infinitive implies a purpose. If she was elected to be something as in B, it means that some people elected her intentionally for being only the second women. Does it logically happen that way? That she happened to be only the second women is an incidental or coincidental phenomenon. That is why D is better IMO.
_________________

Can you solve at least some SC questions without delving into the initial statement?

Narendran 98845 44509

Board of Directors
User avatar
V
Status: Stepping into my 10 years long dream
Joined: 18 Jul 2015
Posts: 3463
Premium Member Reviews Badge CAT Tests
Re: Alice Robie Resnick was elected [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 09 Mar 2017, 07:29
daagh wrote:
The first split is easy to decide since we want a full past - tense sentence and not a past-present combination as in A, C, and E. Between B and D, I suggest we look at it logically. An infinitive implies a purpose. If she was elected to be something as in B, it means that some people elected her intentionally for being only the second women. Does it logically happen that way? That she happened to be only the second women is an incidental or coincidental phenomenon. That is why D is better IMO.


I too agree with this explanation.

So, does that mean OA marked is incorrect?
_________________

My GMAT Story: From V21 to V40
My MBA Journey: My 10 years long MBA Dream
My Secret Hacks: Best way to use GMATClub
Verbal Resources: All SC Resources at one place | All CR Resources at one place

!NEW! Subscribe to Question of the Day Blog

Find a bug in the new email templates and get rewarded with 2 weeks of GMATClub Tests for free

1 KUDOS received
Retired Moderator
avatar
P
Joined: 04 Aug 2016
Posts: 573
Location: India
Concentration: Leadership, Strategy
GPA: 4
WE: Engineering (Telecommunications)
Premium Member
Re: Alice Robie Resnick was elected [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 10 Mar 2017, 03:40
1
This post received
KUDOS
Between B and D, I would prefer B over D. You elect someone as a chairperson, as a president etc. It does not make sense to elect someone as only the second woman in Ohio.
Retired Moderator
User avatar
P
Status: The best is yet to come.....
Joined: 10 Mar 2013
Posts: 516
GMAT ToolKit User
Re: Alice Robie Resnick was elected [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 17 Oct 2017, 06:21
daagh wrote:
The first split is easy to decide since we want a full past - tense sentence and not a past-present combination as in A, C, and E. Between B and D, I suggest we look at it logically. An infinitive implies a purpose. If she was elected to be something as in B, it means that some people elected her intentionally for being only the second women. Does it logically happen that way? That she happened to be only the second women is an incidental or coincidental phenomenon. That is why D is better IMO.


I agree with your above explanation. But would you please explain the usage of 'as' in D?
_________________

Hasan Mahmud

1 KUDOS received
Board of Directors
User avatar
V
Status: Stepping into my 10 years long dream
Joined: 18 Jul 2015
Posts: 3463
Premium Member Reviews Badge CAT Tests
Re: Alice Robie Resnick was elected [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 17 Oct 2017, 08:13
1
This post received
KUDOS
Mahmud6 wrote:
daagh wrote:
The first split is easy to decide since we want a full past - tense sentence and not a past-present combination as in A, C, and E. Between B and D, I suggest we look at it logically. An infinitive implies a purpose. If she was elected to be something as in B, it means that some people elected her intentionally for being only the second women. Does it logically happen that way? That she happened to be only the second women is an incidental or coincidental phenomenon. That is why D is better IMO.


I agree with your above explanation. But would you please explain the usage of 'as' in D?


Hi Mahmud6 ,

I believe its all about the correct idiom usage.

Correct idiom is "elected as".

For example, I was elected as the president of Harvard Ambassadors Club. :-D

Did you see what I mean?
_________________

My GMAT Story: From V21 to V40
My MBA Journey: My 10 years long MBA Dream
My Secret Hacks: Best way to use GMATClub
Verbal Resources: All SC Resources at one place | All CR Resources at one place

!NEW! Subscribe to Question of the Day Blog

Find a bug in the new email templates and get rewarded with 2 weeks of GMATClub Tests for free

Retired Moderator
User avatar
P
Status: The best is yet to come.....
Joined: 10 Mar 2013
Posts: 516
GMAT ToolKit User
Re: Alice Robie Resnick was elected [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 17 Oct 2017, 18:18
abhimahna wrote:
Mahmud6 wrote:
daagh wrote:
The first split is easy to decide since we want a full past - tense sentence and not a past-present combination as in A, C, and E. Between B and D, I suggest we look at it logically. An infinitive implies a purpose. If she was elected to be something as in B, it means that some people elected her intentionally for being only the second women. Does it logically happen that way? That she happened to be only the second women is an incidental or coincidental phenomenon. That is why D is better IMO.


I agree with your above explanation. But would you please explain the usage of 'as' in D?


Hi Mahmud6 ,

I believe its all about the correct idiom usage.

Correct idiom is "elected as".

For example, I was elected as the president of Harvard Ambassadors Club. :-D

Did you see what I mean?


From https://idioms.thefreedictionary.com/elect I have got the following:

elect to (something)

To vote someone into a particular position or office. A noun or pronoun can be used between "elect" and "to."

I had hoped to be elected to the student government, but a more popular boy beat me out.

elect someone (as) something

to select someone to be something by ballot.

We elected her as our representative. She was elected as our president.

elect someone to something

to select someone to be a member of something by ballot; to select someone to be an officer in something by ballot.

We elected you to office, so do your job. Tom was elected to the congress.

So, the answer should be corrected with D. :-)
_________________

Hasan Mahmud

Manager
Manager
avatar
S
Joined: 06 Jun 2013
Posts: 175
Location: India
Concentration: Finance, Economics
Schools: Tuck
GMAT 1: 640 Q49 V30
GPA: 3.6
WE: Engineering (Computer Software)
Premium Member
Re: Alice Robie Resnick was elected [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 02 Apr 2018, 06:27
can anyone please confirm whether correct option is D?

correct option is still showing B.
Manager
Manager
User avatar
B
Joined: 20 Sep 2016
Posts: 121
GMAT ToolKit User CAT Tests
Re: Alice Robie Resnick was elected [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 02 Apr 2018, 23:02
abhi4212 wrote:
Jat wrote:
Why can we not use As here? I chose option D.
Please help !


As per my opinion....
we can not use "as" here because neither we are giving an example nor we are defining the particular position (such as teacher, advocate, mayor, etc.)

As is used to compare actions
.not examples.. " such as " is used for introducing examples. Your reasoning is quite wrong


Sent from my XT1562 using GMAT Club Forum mobile app
Re: Alice Robie Resnick was elected   [#permalink] 02 Apr 2018, 23:02
Display posts from previous: Sort by

Alice Robie Resnick was elected

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


GMAT Club MBA Forum Home| About| Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy| GMAT Club Rules| Contact| Sitemap

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®.