GMAT Question of the Day - Daily to your Mailbox; hard ones only

It is currently 12 Dec 2018, 06:47

R1 Admission Decisions:

CMU Tepper in Calling R1 Admits   |  Kellogg Calls are Expected Shortly


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 in December
PrevNext
SuMoTuWeThFrSa
2526272829301
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
303112345
Open Detailed Calendar
  • The winning strategy for 700+ on the GMAT

     December 13, 2018

     December 13, 2018

     08:00 AM PST

     09:00 AM PST

    What people who reach the high 700's do differently? We're going to share insights, tips and strategies from data we collected on over 50,000 students who used examPAL.
  • GMATbuster's Weekly GMAT Quant Quiz, Tomorrow, Saturday at 9 AM PST

     December 14, 2018

     December 14, 2018

     09:00 AM PST

     10:00 AM PST

    10 Questions will be posted on the forum and we will post a reply in this Topic with a link to each question. There are prizes for the winners.

By observing the techniques of medicine men, such as physical manipul

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

Hide Tags

Manager
Manager
avatar
G
Joined: 08 Jan 2018
Posts: 234
Location: United States (ID)
GPA: 3.33
WE: Accounting (Accounting)
GMAT ToolKit User
By observing the techniques of medicine men, such as physical manipul  [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 02 Feb 2018, 13:30
3
00:00
A
B
C
D
E

Difficulty:

  15% (low)

Question Stats:

78% (01:11) correct 22% (01:26) wrong based on 115 sessions

HideShow timer Statistics

By observing the techniques of medicine men, such as physical manipulation and the application of herbs, one has the capacity to learn things about the human body not normally taken into consideration by practitioners of Western medicine.


(A) By observing the techniques of medicine men, such as physical manipulation and the application of herbs, one has the capacity to learn things

(B) By observing the techniques of medicine men, such as physical manipulation and the application of herbs, one can learn things

(C) If you observe the techniques of medicine men, such as physical manipulation and the application of herbs, one can learn things

(D) Observing the techniques of medicine men, such as physical manipulation and the application of herbs, things can be learned

(E) Observing the techniques of medicine men, such as physical manipulation and the application of herbs, the capacity is given to one to learn things
Math Expert
User avatar
V
Joined: 02 Aug 2009
Posts: 7102
Re: By observing the techniques of medicine men, such as physical manipul  [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 02 Feb 2018, 19:40
aaba wrote:
By observing the techniques of medicine men, such as physical manipulation and the application of herbs, one has the capacity to learn things about the human body not normally taken into consideration by practitioners of Western medicine.
(A) By observing the techniques of medicine men, such as physical manipulation and the application of herbs, one has the capacity to learn things
(B) By observing the techniques of medicine men, such as physical manipulation and the application of herbs, one can learn things
(C) If you observe the techniques of medicine men, such as physical manipulation and the application of herbs, one can learn things
(D) Observing the techniques of medicine men, such as physical manipulation and the application of herbs, things can be learned
(E) Observing the techniques of medicine men, such as physical manipulation and the application of herbs, the capacity is given to one to learn things



Points to consider..
1) Modifier..
"By observing" or "observing" should be followed by what is being modified
So it should be followed by some noun or pronoun.. D and E can be eliminated
2) Pronoun..
C changes the pronoun from 'you' to 'one'
Eliminate C
3) concise..
One can learn is better than one has the capacity to learn..
Eliminate A.

Ans B
_________________

1) Absolute modulus : http://gmatclub.com/forum/absolute-modulus-a-better-understanding-210849.html#p1622372
2)Combination of similar and dissimilar things : http://gmatclub.com/forum/topic215915.html
3) effects of arithmetic operations : https://gmatclub.com/forum/effects-of-arithmetic-operations-on-fractions-269413.html


GMAT online Tutor

Math Expert
User avatar
V
Joined: 02 Sep 2009
Posts: 51121
Re: By observing the techniques of medicine men, such as physical manipul  [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 16 Aug 2018, 07:04
aaba wrote:
By observing the techniques of medicine men, such as physical manipulation and the application of herbs, one has the capacity to learn things about the human body not normally taken into consideration by practitioners of Western medicine.


(A) By observing the techniques of medicine men, such as physical manipulation and the application of herbs, one has the capacity to learn things

(B) By observing the techniques of medicine men, such as physical manipulation and the application of herbs, one can learn things

(C) If you observe the techniques of medicine men, such as physical manipulation and the application of herbs, one can learn things

(D) Observing the techniques of medicine men, such as physical manipulation and the application of herbs, things can be learned

(E) Observing the techniques of medicine men, such as physical manipulation and the application of herbs, the capacity is given to one to learn things


KAPLAN OFFICIAL EXPLANATION:



Start with grammatical issues before moving to expression. First of all, you can eliminate (D) and (E) because the original by in by observing is necessary in order for the end of the sentence to make sense. Observing on its own makes it seem as though the act of observation is in progress rather than being a potential practice. Also, you can eliminate (C) for its pronoun errors: the choice begins with if you observe but later adds one can learn. You and one are not interchangeable; they describe different subjects and therefore can't be used interchangeably. The sentence could use you in both instances (though that would still likely be incorrect since you is too informal and imprecise for the GMAT) or one, but it can't use both. (A) and (B) remain at this point. (B) is the correct answer because one can learn is far more direct than one has the capacity to learn.
_________________

New to the Math Forum?
Please read this: Ultimate GMAT Quantitative Megathread | All You Need for Quant | PLEASE READ AND FOLLOW: 12 Rules for Posting!!!

Resources:
GMAT Math Book | Triangles | Polygons | Coordinate Geometry | Factorials | Circles | Number Theory | Remainders; 8. Overlapping Sets | PDF of Math Book; 10. Remainders | GMAT Prep Software Analysis | SEVEN SAMURAI OF 2012 (BEST DISCUSSIONS) | Tricky questions from previous years.

Collection of Questions:
PS: 1. Tough and Tricky questions; 2. Hard questions; 3. Hard questions part 2; 4. Standard deviation; 5. Tough Problem Solving Questions With Solutions; 6. Probability and Combinations Questions With Solutions; 7 Tough and tricky exponents and roots questions; 8 12 Easy Pieces (or not?); 9 Bakers' Dozen; 10 Algebra set. ,11 Mixed Questions, 12 Fresh Meat

DS: 1. DS tough questions; 2. DS tough questions part 2; 3. DS tough questions part 3; 4. DS Standard deviation; 5. Inequalities; 6. 700+ GMAT Data Sufficiency Questions With Explanations; 7 Tough and tricky exponents and roots questions; 8 The Discreet Charm of the DS; 9 Devil's Dozen!!!; 10 Number Properties set., 11 New DS set.


What are GMAT Club Tests?
Extra-hard Quant Tests with Brilliant Analytics

GMAT Club Bot
Re: By observing the techniques of medicine men, such as physical manipul &nbs [#permalink] 16 Aug 2018, 07:04
Display posts from previous: Sort by

By observing the techniques of medicine men, such as physical manipul

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


Copyright

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®.