It is currently 12 Dec 2017, 05:27

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

Although William Pereira first gained national recognition

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

Hide Tags

Manager
Manager
avatar
S
Joined: 31 Dec 2015
Posts: 64

Kudos [?]: 6 [0], given: 264

Location: India
GMAT 1: 670 Q44 V38
GMAT 2: 680 Q44 V39
Re: Although William Pereira first gained national recognition [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 05 Aug 2017, 08:48
I still don't get it.

"those" refers to movie set designs or recognition itself? If "those" indeed refers to designs, the sentence will be-
Although William Pereira first gained national recognition for his movie set designs, including designs for the 1942 film “Reap the Wild Wind,...

Doesn't it seem odd? Or is it just me?

Kudos [?]: 6 [0], given: 264

Manager
Manager
avatar
B
Joined: 22 Sep 2016
Posts: 215

Kudos [?]: 25 [0], given: 42

Location: India
GMAT 1: 710 Q50 V35
GPA: 4
Re: Although William Pereira first gained national recognition [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 06 Aug 2017, 06:38
daagh wrote:
rekha

It may be noted here that 'set' is an adjective for the plural noun 'designs'. Therefore, 'that' has no reference. The singular ' that' cannot stand for the plural designs.
'That' as a subordinate conjunction can stand as the connector for the following clause, in which case it can take both singular or plural things.
Example: Retail sales rose 8/10 of 1 percent in August, intensifying expectations that personal spending in the July-September quarter more than doubled
Here you can see that 'those' doesn't gel in spite of the plural 'expectations'. The take away is: if there is a clause after 'that', do not bother about using 'that'

P.S; Are you sure 'those ' as in A is incorrect?


Not sure daagh sir, the OA says so. :(
_________________

Desperately need 'KUDOS' !!

Kudos [?]: 25 [0], given: 42

Senior Manager
Senior Manager
User avatar
G
Joined: 06 Jul 2016
Posts: 437

Kudos [?]: 127 [0], given: 98

Location: Singapore
Concentration: Strategy, Finance
GMAT ToolKit User Premium Member CAT Tests
Re: Although William Pereira first gained national recognition [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 06 Aug 2017, 06:59
FN wrote:
Although William Pereira first gained national recognition for his movie set designs, including those for the 1942 film “Reap the Wild Wind,” future generations will remember him as the architect of the Transamerica Tower, the Malibu campus of Pepperdine University, and the city of Irvine.

a. including those for the 1942 film “Reap the Wild Wind,” future generations will
b. like those for the 1942 film “Reap the Wild Wind,” future generations
c. like that for the 1942 film “Reap the Wild Wind,” future generations will
d. including that for the 1942 film “Reap the Wild Wind,” future generations will
e. including those for the 1942 film “Reap the Wild Wind,” future generations


Future generations cannot remember him now so we need ‘will’. So B and E are out!
We cannot use like to introduce an example so C is Out!
‘That’ cannot refer to plural designs so ‘D’ is out.

A is the answer - ‘those’ refers to designs and the adverbial phrase is correctly giving us an example about the designs he got recognition for.

Posted from my mobile device
_________________

Put in the work, and that dream score is yours!

Kudos [?]: 127 [0], given: 98

Manager
Manager
avatar
S
Joined: 10 Dec 2011
Posts: 100

Kudos [?]: 37 [0], given: 82

Location: India
Concentration: Finance, Economics
GMAT Date: 09-28-2012
WE: Accounting (Manufacturing)
Re: Although William Pereira first gained national recognition [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 25 Oct 2017, 21:18
Although William Pereira first gained national recognition for his movie set designs, including those for the 1942 film “Reap the Wild Wind,” future generations will remember him as the architect of the Transamerica Tower, the Malibu campus of Pepperdine University, and the city of Irvine.

a. including those for the 1942 film “Reap the Wild Wind,” future generations will
b. like those for the 1942 film “Reap the Wild Wind,” future generations
c. like that for the 1942 film “Reap the Wild Wind,” future generations will
d. including that for the 1942 film “Reap the Wild Wind,” future generations will
e. including those for the 1942 film “Reap the Wild Wind,” future generations

My reasoning:
In this question, those refers to designs, and including modifies designs.
B. like those - the only possibility for this to be correct is if like those refers to recognition. Those cannot refer to recognition. like those cannot refer to designs because question intends to show that the 1942 film designs are of Pereira's.
C. like that cannot refer to designs. Also, that cannot refer to recognition because the first clause is about recognition for designs, the the second clause must be parallel. "like that" would imply that the 1942 reap the wild wind is about recognition and not designs. While parallelism requires it to refer to designs of 1942 film.
D. same explanation as above. that can only refer to recognition, and this is not the intention as per C.
E. will is missing.

Kudos [?]: 37 [0], given: 82

Manager
Manager
User avatar
S
Joined: 21 Mar 2017
Posts: 108

Kudos [?]: 30 [0], given: 195

Location: India
Concentration: Leadership, Strategy
GMAT 1: 560 Q48 V20
GPA: 3
GMAT ToolKit User Reviews Badge CAT Tests
Re: Although William Pereira first gained national recognition [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 26 Oct 2017, 05:51
In case if its helpful.

Including here is not acting as a verbing modifier but rather for giving examples. Ex Such as.

Also in that context those is referring to movie set designs and "those" would be the correct pronoun usage.

https://www.manhattanprep.com/gmat/foru ... t3005.html
_________________

--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
When nothing seem to help, I would go and look at a Stonecutter hammering away at his rock perhaps a hundred time without as much as a crack showing in it.
Yet at the hundred and first blow it would split in two.
And I knew it was not that blow that did it, But all that had gone Before
.

Kudos [?]: 30 [0], given: 195

Re: Although William Pereira first gained national recognition   [#permalink] 26 Oct 2017, 05:51

Go to page   Previous    1   2   3   [ 45 posts ] 

Display posts from previous: Sort by

Although William Pereira first gained national recognition

  new topic post reply 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 | 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®.