Check GMAT Club Decision Tracker for the Latest School Decision Releases https://gmatclub.com/AppTrack

 It is currently 29 May 2017, 12:37

### 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

# Charlotte Perkins Gilman, a late nineteenth-century

Author Message
TAGS:

### Hide Tags

Intern
Joined: 29 Dec 2006
Posts: 45
Location: Seoul
Followers: 0

Kudos [?]: 2 [0], given: 0

Charlotte Perkins Gilman, a late nineteenth-century [#permalink]

### Show Tags

18 Jun 2007, 02:48
00:00

Difficulty:

(N/A)

Question Stats:

50% (01:57) correct 50% (01:40) wrong based on 25 sessions

### HideShow timer Statistics

207. Charlotte Perkins Gilman, a late nineteenth-century feminist, called for urban apartment houses including child-care facilities and clustered suburban houses including communal eating and social facilities.
(A) including child-care facilities and clustered suburban houses including communal eating and social facilities
(B) that included child-care facilities, and for clustered suburban houses to include communal eating and social facilities
(C) with child-care facilities included and for clustered suburban houses to include communal eating and social facilities
(D) that included child-care facilities and for clustered suburban houses with communal eating and social facilities
(E) to include child-care facilities and for clustered suburban houses with communal eating and social facilities included

Please, state your reasoning, since I haven't found a correct answer in the choices that are given.
_________________

brainstorm

If you have any questions
New!
Intern
Joined: 21 Mar 2006
Posts: 22
Followers: 0

Kudos [?]: 1 [0], given: 0

### Show Tags

18 Jun 2007, 04:03
eokhonko wrote:
207. Charlotte Perkins Gilman, a late nineteenth-century feminist, called for urban apartment houses including child-care facilities and clustered suburban houses including communal eating and social facilities.
(A) including child-care facilities and clustered suburban houses including communal eating and social facilities
(B) that included child-care facilities, and for clustered suburban houses to include communal eating and social facilities
(C) with child-care facilities included and for clustered suburban houses to include communal eating and social facilities
(D) that included child-care facilities and for clustered suburban houses with communal eating and social facilities
(E) to include child-care facilities and for clustered suburban houses with communal eating and social facilities included

Please, state your reasoning, since I haven't found a correct answer in the choices that are given.

there is a pattern which is almost always wrong on GMAT
preposition+ NOUN+ participle
(i've leraned from others)

with above rule- you eliminate C and E
A- is ambiguos- is clustered houses parallel with child-car facilities OR with urban apartment houses?

so we remain with Band D
the only difference is 'to include' , which GMAT consider unidiomatic
that leaves us with D
Director
Joined: 29 Jul 2006
Posts: 861
Followers: 3

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

### Show Tags

18 Jun 2007, 04:13
This is from Sahil's notes...search on the forum and get them...they are useful.

Intern
Joined: 29 Dec 2006
Posts: 45
Location: Seoul
Followers: 0

Kudos [?]: 2 [0], given: 0

Thank you for Sahil's notes [#permalink]

### Show Tags

18 Jun 2007, 08:07

_________________

brainstorm

Intern
Joined: 21 Mar 2006
Posts: 22
Followers: 0

Kudos [?]: 1 [0], given: 0

### Show Tags

18 Jun 2007, 11:15
vineetgupta wrote:
This is from Sahil's notes...search on the forum and get them...they are useful.

Yes- this is from Sahil - excellent notes.I am impressed with the quality it contains.
Apart Manahattan SC book - its next 'must have' for a non native aspirant
Intern
Joined: 29 Dec 2006
Posts: 45
Location: Seoul
Followers: 0

Kudos [?]: 2 [0], given: 0

### Show Tags

21 Jun 2007, 12:20

_________________

brainstorm

Director
Joined: 29 Aug 2005
Posts: 864
Followers: 10

Kudos [?]: 411 [0], given: 7

### Show Tags

29 Jun 2007, 01:42
eokhonko wrote:
207. Charlotte Perkins Gilman, a late nineteenth-century feminist, called for urban apartment houses that included child-care facilities and for clustered suburban houses with communal eating and social facilities

I agree that D is the best choice here. But....
Shouldn't with communal eating and social facilities ideally be replaced by that included communal eating and social facilities for parallelism sake???
Senior Manager
Joined: 06 Jul 2004
Posts: 469
Location: united states
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 116 [0], given: 0

### Show Tags

29 Jun 2007, 23:43
Vineet, would you mind sharing these notes. I searched for sahil on the gmat club but don't see any result.

thank you
_________________

for every person who doesn't try because he is
afraid of loosing , there is another person who
keeps making mistakes and succeeds..

Director
Joined: 29 Aug 2005
Posts: 864
Followers: 10

Kudos [?]: 411 [0], given: 7

### Show Tags

29 Jun 2007, 23:48
shoonya wrote:
Vineet, would you mind sharing these notes. I searched for sahil on the gmat club but don't see any result.

thank you

Shoonya, find the attachment.
Attachments

File comment: Sahil's SC note
Sahil's Guide to SC.doc [147 KiB]

CEO
Joined: 21 Jan 2007
Posts: 2741
Location: New York City
Followers: 11

Kudos [?]: 943 [0], given: 4

### Show Tags

19 Jul 2007, 13:36
ahh the infamous with child care facilities question...

eokhonko wrote:
207. Charlotte Perkins Gilman, a late nineteenth-century feminist, called for urban apartment houses including child-care facilities and clustered suburban houses including communal eating and social facilities.

(A) including child-care facilities and clustered suburban houses including communal eating and social facilities
run on and redundant

(B) that included child-care facilities, and for clustered suburban houses to include communal eating and social facilities
unidiomatic

(C) with child-care facilities included and for clustered suburban houses to include communal eating and social facilities

(D) that included child-care facilities and for clustered suburban houses with communal eating and social facilities

(E) to include child-care facilities and for clustered suburban houses with communal eating and social facilities included
CEO
Joined: 21 Jan 2007
Posts: 2741
Location: New York City
Followers: 11

Kudos [?]: 943 [0], given: 4

### Show Tags

19 Jul 2007, 20:32
anyone have another question that also violates the preposition + noun + participle rule?
CEO
Joined: 21 Jan 2007
Posts: 2741
Location: New York City
Followers: 11

Kudos [?]: 943 [0], given: 4

### Show Tags

25 Aug 2007, 19:03
botirvoy wrote:
shoonya wrote:
Vineet, would you mind sharing these notes. I searched for sahil on the gmat club but don't see any result.

thank you

Shoonya, find the attachment.

Sahil is wrong.
page 41.

Example:
I returned to school with my essay revised.
Intern
Joined: 03 May 2007
Posts: 47
Schools: Olin
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 9 [0], given: 0

### Show Tags

26 Aug 2007, 10:26
This question was explained either in Sahils grammar notes or Spidey's notes

eokhonko wrote:
207. Charlotte Perkins Gilman, a late nineteenth-century feminist, called for urban apartment houses including child-care facilities and clustered suburban houses including communal eating and social facilities.
(A) including child-care facilities and clustered suburban houses including communal eating and social facilities
Correct

(B) that included child-care facilities, and for clustered suburban houses to include communal eating and social facilities
that included .... to include are not parallel

(C) with child-care facilities included and for clustered suburban houses to include communal eating and social facilities
with .... to include are not parallel

(D) that included child-care facilities and for clustered suburban houses with communal eating and social facilities
that ... with are not parallel

(E) to include child-care facilities and for clustered suburban houses with communal eating and social facilities included
to include .... with ...are not parallel

Please, state your reasoning, since I haven't found a correct answer in the choices that are given.

Except A none of the other choices are parallel
Intern
Joined: 17 Jul 2007
Posts: 29
Followers: 0

Kudos [?]: 2 [0], given: 0

### Show Tags

22 Sep 2007, 18:28
Mvrkguy5 wrote:
This question was explained either in Sahils grammar notes or Spidey's notes

eokhonko wrote:
207. Charlotte Perkins Gilman, a late nineteenth-century feminist, called for urban apartment houses including child-care facilities and clustered suburban houses including communal eating and social facilities.
(A) including child-care facilities and clustered suburban houses including communal eating and social facilities
Correct

(B) that included child-care facilities, and for clustered suburban houses to include communal eating and social facilities
that included .... to include are not parallel

(C) with child-care facilities included and for clustered suburban houses to include communal eating and social facilities
with .... to include are not parallel

(D) that included child-care facilities and for clustered suburban houses with communal eating and social facilities
that ... with are not parallel

(E) to include child-care facilities and for clustered suburban houses with communal eating and social facilities included
to include .... with ...are not parallel

Please, state your reasoning, since I haven't found a correct answer in the choices that are given.

Except A none of the other choices are parallel

I have to say that I picked A because none of other choices are parallel. Did Sahil's notes explain this? I couldn't find the answer why A is wrong. Could someone post the explanation?
Intern
Joined: 03 Feb 2014
Posts: 2
Followers: 0

Kudos [?]: 0 [0], given: 2

Re: Charlotte Perkins Gilman, a late nineteenth-century [#permalink]

### Show Tags

02 Jun 2016, 21:32
Problem with A is that it is Ambiguous:

"called for urban apartment houses including childcare facilities and clustered suburban houses ...." - it looks like urban houses are inceluding both childcare facilities and susburban houses

However this could have been best option if there would have been a "Comma" before and included

"called for urban apartment houses including childcare facilities , andclustered suburban houses ...." - this would have helped to clear the ambiguity

and all other options clear that ambiguity but choice D is best among them.

I hope that helps
Re: Charlotte Perkins Gilman, a late nineteenth-century   [#permalink] 02 Jun 2016, 21:32
Similar topics Replies Last post
Similar
Topics:
3 Charlotte Perkins Gilman, a late nineteenth-century 10 25 Jul 2012, 05:42
27 Charlotte Perkins Gilman, a late nineteenth-century 15 06 Mar 2016, 22:46
7 Charlotte Perkins Gilman, a late nineteenth-century 17 11 Nov 2016, 23:56
3 Being that she was secretary of labor, Frances Perkins 9 06 Nov 2015, 20:15
12 Charlotte Perkins Gilman, a late nineteenth-century 26 16 Mar 2017, 12:01
Display posts from previous: Sort by