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

 It is currently 25 May 2017, 08:36

### 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

# Despite protests from some waste-disposal companies, state

Author Message
TAGS:

### Hide Tags

Manager
Joined: 07 Dec 2011
Posts: 103
Location: India
GMAT Date: 07-30-2012
GPA: 2.66
WE: Information Technology (Computer Software)
Followers: 41

Kudos [?]: 495 [2] , given: 116

Despite protests from some waste-disposal companies, state [#permalink]

### Show Tags

14 Jul 2012, 02:54
2
KUDOS
1
This post was
BOOKMARKED
00:00

Difficulty:

5% (low)

Question Stats:

82% (01:44) correct 18% (00:51) wrong based on 169 sessions

### HideShow timer Statistics

Despite protests from some waste-disposal companies, state health officials have ordered the levels of bacteria in seawater at popular beaches to be measured and that the results be published.
(A) the levels of bacteria in seawater at popular beaches to be measured and that the results be
(B) that seawater at popular beaches should be measured for their levels of bacteria, with the results being
(C) the measure of levels of bacteria in seawater at popular beaches and the results to be
(D) seawater measured at popular beaches for levels of bacteria, with their results
(E) that the levels of bacteria in seawater at popular beaches be measured and the results
[Reveal] Spoiler: OA

_________________

If you have any questions
New!
Retired Moderator
Status: worked for Kaplan's associates, but now on my own, free and flying
Joined: 19 Feb 2007
Posts: 3831
Location: India
WE: Education (Education)
Followers: 819

Kudos [?]: 6313 [5] , given: 324

Re: Despite protests from some waste-disposal [#permalink]

### Show Tags

14 Jul 2012, 03:18
5
KUDOS
This is a classic case of the use of the command subjunctive and of //ism.

(A) the levels of bacteria in seawater at popular beaches to be measured and that the results be -------1. you are missing the connector – that - in the first part while it is there in the second arm ; 2. First part is in infinitive and the second part is in subjunctive; unparallel.

(B) that seawater at popular beaches should be measured for their levels of bacteria, with the results being …. Should be measured is not part of a command subjunctive clause. This is neither fully subjunctive nor infinitive.

(C) the measure of levels of bacteria in seawater at popular beaches and the results to be -----ordered the measure and ordered the results - can these inanimate things be ordered?

(D) seawater measured at popular beaches for levels of bacteria, with their results ….1 Missing th all important connector –that-2. there is ambiguous. Does it stand for officials, or beaches or levels or bacteria?

(E) that the levels of bacteria in seawater at popular beaches be measured and the results --- correct choice. It fulfills the three essential requirements of a command subjunctive namely 1. the mandatory or the bossy word namely -ordered -. 2. the connector word – that- and 3. the base form of the verb – be measured and ( be ) published -.
_________________

“Better than a thousand days of diligent study is one day with a great teacher” – a Japanese proverb.
9884544509

Manager
Status: Juggg..Jugggg Go!
Joined: 11 May 2012
Posts: 246
Location: India
GC Meter: A.W.E.S.O.M.E
Concentration: Entrepreneurship, General Management
GMAT 1: 620 Q46 V30
GMAT 2: 720 Q50 V38
Followers: 6

Kudos [?]: 52 [0], given: 239

Re: Despite protests from some waste-disposal [#permalink]

### Show Tags

14 Jul 2012, 05:32
[Reveal] Spoiler:
E
because it is parallel.

Please Underline SC questions so that it will be easy to read.

In any case, i don't think it is 700 level question.
_________________

You haven't failed, if you haven't given up!
---

Check out my other posts:
Bschool Deadlines 2013-2014 | Bschool Admission Events 2013 Start your GMAT Prep with Stacey Koprince | Get a head start in MBA finance

Director
Status: Final Countdown
Joined: 17 Mar 2010
Posts: 541
Location: India
GPA: 3.82
WE: Account Management (Retail Banking)
Followers: 17

Kudos [?]: 303 [1] , given: 75

Re: Despite protests from some waste-disposal [#permalink]

### Show Tags

14 Jul 2012, 08:13
1
KUDOS
Despite protests from some waste-disposal companies, state health officials have ordered the levels of bacteria in seawater at popular beaches to be measured and that the results be published.

(E) that the levels of bacteria in seawater at popular beaches be measured and the results
Command subjunctive and parallelism
he ordered that X and Y; the command subjunctive effect should be in both the parts so we have to avoid the use of anything such as,to be, be etc..before Y.
_________________

" Make more efforts "
Press Kudos if you liked my post

Intern
Status: I know my GPA is brilliant.
Joined: 03 Apr 2011
Posts: 36
WE 1: Big4 Assurance (2 years)
WE 2: Big4 M&A Advisory (2 years)
Followers: 0

Kudos [?]: 18 [0], given: 7

Re: Despite protests from some waste-disposal companies, state [#permalink]

### Show Tags

22 Aug 2012, 07:03
E is best because subjuntive voice is used appropriately.

The point I wonder is the redundancy of "be" at the end of the sentence;

(E) that the levels of bacteria in seawater at popular beaches be measured and the results (be)

shouldn't it be mandatory here?
Intern
Joined: 01 Nov 2011
Posts: 29
GMAT 1: 660 Q49 V32
WE: Information Technology (Computer Software)
Followers: 0

Kudos [?]: 11 [0], given: 3

Re: Despite protests from some waste-disposal companies, state [#permalink]

### Show Tags

22 Aug 2012, 07:22
IMO E.
Not sure if its difficult enough to be posted in this section.
Manager
Joined: 17 Apr 2012
Posts: 72
GMAT Date: 11-02-2012
Followers: 3

Kudos [?]: 12 [0], given: 17

Re: Despite protests from some waste-disposal [#permalink]

### Show Tags

22 Aug 2012, 09:30
daagh wrote:
This is a classic case of the use of the command subjunctive and of //ism.

(A) the levels of bacteria in seawater at popular beaches to be measured and that the results be -------1. you are missing the connector – that - in the first part while it is there in the second arm ; 2. First part is in infinitive and the second part is in subjunctive; unparallel.

(B) that seawater at popular beaches should be measured for their levels of bacteria, with the results being …. Should be measured is not part of a command subjunctive clause. This is neither fully subjunctive nor infinitive.

(C) the measure of levels of bacteria in seawater at popular beaches and the results to be -----ordered the measure and ordered the results - can these inanimate things be ordered?

(D) seawater measured at popular beaches for levels of bacteria, with their results ….1 Missing th all important connector –that-2. there is ambiguous. Does it stand for officials, or beaches or levels or bacteria?

(E) that the levels of bacteria in seawater at popular beaches be measured and the results --- correct choice. It fulfills the three essential requirements of a command subjunctive namely 1. the mandatory or the bossy word namely -ordered -. 2. the connector word – that- and 3. the base form of the verb – be measured and ( be ) published -.

Sir,

Kindly clarify:

1. Should the base form of the word in case of command subjunctive be verb without infinitive for ex: measure, publish rather than ed form.
2. Is "that" not required before " the results" also.

Thanks

Vivek Dixit
Intern
Joined: 12 Jun 2012
Posts: 32
GMAT 1: 620 Q44 V31
Followers: 0

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

Re: Despite protests from some waste-disposal [#permalink]

### Show Tags

22 Aug 2012, 10:03
daagh wrote:
This is a classic case of the use of the command subjunctive and of //ism.

(A) the levels of bacteria in seawater at popular beaches to be measured and that the results be -------1. you are missing the connector – that - in the first part while it is there in the second arm ; 2. First part is in infinitive and the second part is in subjunctive; unparallel.

(B) that seawater at popular beaches should be measured for their levels of bacteria, with the results being …. Should be measured is not part of a command subjunctive clause. This is neither fully subjunctive nor infinitive.

(C) the measure of levels of bacteria in seawater at popular beaches and the results to be -----ordered the measure and ordered the results - can these inanimate things be ordered?

(D) seawater measured at popular beaches for levels of bacteria, with their results ….1 Missing th all important connector –that-2. there is ambiguous. Does it stand for officials, or beaches or levels or bacteria?

(E) that the levels of bacteria in seawater at popular beaches be measured and the results --- correct choice. It fulfills the three essential requirements of a command subjunctive namely 1. the mandatory or the bossy word namely -ordered -. 2. the connector word – that- and 3. the base form of the verb – be measured and ( be ) published -.

Can someone explain why "that" is required here? Thx.
Intern
Status: I know my GPA is brilliant.
Joined: 03 Apr 2011
Posts: 36
WE 1: Big4 Assurance (2 years)
WE 2: Big4 M&A Advisory (2 years)
Followers: 0

Kudos [?]: 18 [0], given: 7

Re: Despite protests from some waste-disposal [#permalink]

### Show Tags

22 Aug 2012, 11:26
plui31 wrote:
daagh wrote:
This is a classic case of the use of the command subjunctive and of //ism.

(A) the levels of bacteria in seawater at popular beaches to be measured and that the results be -------1. you are missing the connector – that - in the first part while it is there in the second arm ; 2. First part is in infinitive and the second part is in subjunctive; unparallel.

(B) that seawater at popular beaches should be measured for their levels of bacteria, with the results being …. Should be measured is not part of a command subjunctive clause. This is neither fully subjunctive nor infinitive.

(C) the measure of levels of bacteria in seawater at popular beaches and the results to be -----ordered the measure and ordered the results - can these inanimate things be ordered?

(D) seawater measured at popular beaches for levels of bacteria, with their results ….1 Missing th all important connector –that-2. there is ambiguous. Does it stand for officials, or beaches or levels or bacteria?

(E) that the levels of bacteria in seawater at popular beaches be measured and the results --- correct choice. It fulfills the three essential requirements of a command subjunctive namely 1. the mandatory or the bossy word namely -ordered -. 2. the connector word – that- and 3. the base form of the verb – be measured and ( be ) published -.

Can someone explain why "that" is required here? Thx.

because of the form of subjuntive voice.

bossy word+that+subject+ base form of verb
Intern
Joined: 12 Jun 2012
Posts: 32
GMAT 1: 620 Q44 V31
Followers: 0

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

Re: Despite protests from some waste-disposal [#permalink]

### Show Tags

22 Aug 2012, 17:49
frankiegar wrote:
plui31 wrote:

Can someone explain why "that" is required here? Thx.

because of the form of subjuntive voice.

bossy word+that+subject+ base form of verb

So you need "that" whenever there's a bossy word?
Intern
Status: I know my GPA is brilliant.
Joined: 03 Apr 2011
Posts: 36
WE 1: Big4 Assurance (2 years)
WE 2: Big4 M&A Advisory (2 years)
Followers: 0

Kudos [?]: 18 [0], given: 7

Re: Despite protests from some waste-disposal [#permalink]

### Show Tags

22 Aug 2012, 23:01
plui31 wrote:
frankiegar wrote:
plui31 wrote:

Can someone explain why "that" is required here? Thx.

because of the form of subjuntive voice.

bossy word+that+subject+ base form of verb

So you need "that" whenever there's a bossy word?

yep thats the rule. I don't know whether there is an exception. Any expert comment?
Manager
Joined: 02 Jul 2009
Posts: 67
Followers: 0

Kudos [?]: 28 [0], given: 7

Re: Despite protests from some waste-disposal companies, state [#permalink]

### Show Tags

24 Aug 2012, 12:44
E uses the subjunctive mode correctly
_________________

Please provide kudos if you like my post. Thank you.

Manager
Status: SLOGGING : My son says,This time Papa u will have to make it : Innocence is BLISS
Joined: 16 Jan 2012
Posts: 208
Location: India
WE: Sales (Energy and Utilities)
Followers: 4

Kudos [?]: 58 [0], given: 30

Re: Despite protests from some waste-disposal companies, state [#permalink]

### Show Tags

27 Aug 2012, 01:43
..........Health officials have ordered THAT......................... what have they ordered ? ( 2 things )

1. The levels of bacteria be measured
2. The results be published

Vertical scan reveals only E fits the equation & are perfectly parallel.

Intern
Joined: 18 Aug 2013
Posts: 18
Followers: 0

Kudos [?]: 4 [0], given: 6

Re: Despite protests from some waste-disposal companies, state [#permalink]

### Show Tags

21 Sep 2013, 15:18
I chose (A), on the basis that E says:

"officials have ordered... the results published."

The second part of (E) appears to be missing a "be" to make it a complete clause. From my perspective, it is not grammatically correct to say "I order that the results published", but rather, "I ordered that the results be published."

Why is my thinking wrong? I guess I just have to know that we can infer that "be" is included in the second clause?

Thanks in advance for any help.
Re: Despite protests from some waste-disposal companies, state   [#permalink] 21 Sep 2013, 15:18
Similar topics Replies Last post
Similar
Topics:
Advanced SC: Despite protests from some waste-disposal companies 5 01 May 2015, 16:26
3 Despite the warnings that tobacco companies are now required 12 01 Sep 2015, 23:21
7 Despite the warnings that tobacco companies are now required 5 25 May 2016, 08:54
7 Despite protests from some shareholders, committee members 13 04 Apr 2017, 01:18
SC- Companies in the United State 9 11 Jun 2012, 03:35
Display posts from previous: Sort by