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

It is currently 23 Oct 2019, 19:05

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

Despite the thousands of protests from devoted fans who demanded that

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

Hide Tags

Find Similar Topics 
Senior RC Moderator
User avatar
V
Joined: 02 Nov 2016
Posts: 4150
GPA: 3.39
Despite the thousands of protests from devoted fans who demanded that  [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 04 Mar 2019, 13:24
3
00:00
A
B
C
D
E

Difficulty:

  5% (low)

Question Stats:

73% (00:42) correct 27% (01:09) wrong based on 105 sessions

HideShow timer Statistics

Despite the thousands of protests from devoted fans who demanded that he should shave off his new moustache, Freddie Mercury insisted on changing his visual image.

A. demanded that he should
B. were demanding him that he
C. demanded that he
D. had demanded him to
E. demanded for him to

_________________
Director
Director
avatar
P
Joined: 29 Jun 2017
Posts: 927
Re: Despite the thousands of protests from devoted fans who demanded that  [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 05 Mar 2019, 05:06
SajjadAhmad wrote:
Despite the thousands of protests from devoted fans who demanded that he should shave off his new moustache, Freddie Mercury insisted on changing his visual image.

A. demanded that he should
B. were demanding him that he
C. demanded that he
D. had demanded him to
E. demanded for him to


choice A
demand that " dose not require "should". you can see "should" after "demand" in English English. but this point is not ok to gmat
choice b
demand him that he. it is redundant to have both "him" and "he". even it is not idiomatic to say that "demand sombody that sombody do".
second thing is that "were demanding" is not needed. we need a clear reason for using progressive. no clear reason, do not use it.
choice D
there is no past point of time to use had done
choice E
"demand for him to" is not idiomatic.
Intern
Intern
User avatar
B
Joined: 21 Apr 2014
Posts: 32
Re: Despite the thousands of protests from devoted fans who demanded that  [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 05 Mar 2019, 05:38
1
2
"Demanded that" is one of the GMAT's rare Subjunctive "bossy verb" structures.

The structure always goes: BOSSY VERB + that + infinitive verb (without the "to")

Only (A) and (D) include the word "that," and of those two, only (C) includes the infinitive verb structure without the word "to" -- we don't need this extra word "should" when we have the subjunctive form.

DEMANDED THAT he SHAVE is what we want since "shave" would be the infinitive verb "to shave" with the preposition "to" dropped.

The correct answer is (C).

More "bossy verbs" to memorize:
-require THAT
-mandate THAT
-recommend THAT
-propose THAT
-request THAT
-asks THAT
-request THAT

Similar questions:
-https://gmatclub.com/forum/mandate-vs-recommend-bossy-verbs-sc-241700.html
-https://gmatclub.com/forum/the-gorton-dodd-bill-requires-that-a-bank-disclose-to-their-86342.html
-https://gmatclub.com/forum/legislation-in-the-canadian-province-of-ontario-requires-of-both-publi-79769.html
-https://gmatclub.com/forum/judicial-rules-in-many-states-require-that-the-identities-of-all-prose-115077.html
_________________
Vivian Kerr | GMAT/GRE Tutor @ http://www.gmatrockstar.com | gmatrockstar[at]gmail.com | solid 5-star reviews on Yelp!

Former Kaplan and Grockit instructor. I've freelanced with Veritas Prep, Magoosh, and most of the bigger test prep companies. Now offering Skype-based private tutoring for the GMAT and GRE.

Reading Comprehension is my jam! :)
Senior Manager
Senior Manager
User avatar
P
Joined: 12 Dec 2015
Posts: 432
Re: Despite the thousands of protests from devoted fans who demanded that  [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 08 Mar 2019, 08:30
Despite the thousands of protests from devoted fans who demanded that he should shave off his new moustache, Freddie Mercury insisted on changing his visual image.

Construction: bossy verb(demand) + that + subject + verb

A. demanded that he should
B. were demanding him that he
C. demanded that he --> correct
D. had demanded him to
E. demanded for him to
GMAT Club Bot
Re: Despite the thousands of protests from devoted fans who demanded that   [#permalink] 08 Mar 2019, 08:30
Display posts from previous: Sort by

Despite the thousands of protests from devoted fans who demanded that

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





Powered by phpBB © phpBB Group | Emoji artwork provided by EmojiOne