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Although she had been known as an effective legislator first

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Although she had been known as an effective legislator first in the Texas Senate and later in the United States House of Representatives, not until Barbara Jordan’s participation in the hearings on the impeachment of President Richard Nixon in 1974 was she made a nationally recognized figure, as it was televised nationwide.

A:later in the United States House of Representatives, not until Barbara Jordan’s participation in the hearings on the impeachment of President Richard Nixon in 1974 was she made a nationally recognized figure, as it was
B:later in the United States House of Representatives, Barbara Jordan did not become a nationally recognized figure until 1974, when she participated in the hearings on the impeachment of President Richard Nixon, which were
C:later in the Untied States House of Representatives, it was not until 1974 that Barbara Jordan became a nationally recognized figure, with her participation in the hearings on the impeachment of President Richard Nixon, which was
D:then also later in the United States House of Representatives, not until 1974 did Barbara Jordan become a nationally recognized figure, as she participated in the hearings on the impeachment of President Richard Nixon, being
E:then also later in the United States House of Representatives, Barbara Jordan did not become a nationally recognized figure until 1974, when she participated in the hearings on the impeachment of President Richard Nixon, which was
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B

hearings............, which were........
and correct placement of modifier. although................is modifying Barbara....
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dangling modifier - "Although she ..., Barbara Jordan did not become"
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Yeah - its B.

Its the only one that uses the correct plural verb for 'hearings'
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B in 10 seconds :shock:

SHE in ununderlined -> BARBARA must be right after the modifier!
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New post 02 Sep 2006, 19:08
GMATT73 wrote:
ps_dahiya wrote:
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hearings............, which were........
and correct placement of modifier. although................is modifying Barbara....


ditto. (B)


I chose B too because it was a clearly a modifier SC problem. But as I was reading the choices, I just had a question with "which" that comes after the comma. I know I am taking it too literally according to MGMAT SC that which refers to the noun/pronoun immediately preceding it, as at first it seemed like which refers to president Nixon :( but then reading everything, I was like fine B looks like the best choice here and I will assume that GMAT means hearings.
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B in 10 seconds :shock:

SHE in ununderlined -> BARBARA must be right after the modifier!


Thanks U2LOVER .. this is a good point to attack this SC. I will keep it in mind .
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