It is currently 11 Dec 2017, 20:01

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

In his groundbreaking work on special relativity, Albert

  new topic post reply Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics  
Author Message
Senior Manager
Senior Manager
avatar
Joined: 05 Jun 2008
Posts: 304

Kudos [?]: 204 [0], given: 0

In his groundbreaking work on special relativity, Albert [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 21 Dec 2008, 00:42
00:00
A
B
C
D
E

Difficulty:

(N/A)

Question Stats:

0% (00:00) correct 0% (00:00) wrong based on 0 sessions

HideShow timer Statistics

In his groundbreaking work on special
relativity, Albert Einstein displayed an
intellectual boldness in the face of a reluctant
scientific establishment that was not unlike
that of Galileo Galilei, who refused
to accept
the intellectual limits placed on him by the
censors of the Church.
A. not unlike that of Galileo Galilei, who
refused
B. like Galileo Galilei and his refusal
C. not unlike Galileo Galilei, who refused
D. like that of Galileo Galilei for refusing
E. as that of Galileo Galilei, who refused

Kudos [?]: 204 [0], given: 0

SVP
SVP
avatar
Joined: 04 May 2006
Posts: 1878

Kudos [?]: 1469 [0], given: 1

Schools: CBS, Kellogg
Premium Member
Re: SC-Albert Einstein [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 21 Dec 2008, 05:14
vivektripathi wrote:
In his groundbreaking work on special
relativity, Albert Einstein displayed an
intellectual boldness in the face of a reluctant
scientific establishment that was not unlike
that of Galileo Galilei, who refused
to accept
the intellectual limits placed on him by the
censors of the Church.
A. not unlike that of Galileo Galilei, who
refused
B. like Galileo Galilei and his refusal
C. not unlike Galileo Galilei, who refused
D. like that of Galileo Galilei for refusing
E. as that of Galileo Galilei, who refused


1. establishment" is compared to "Galileo Galilei", so the comparison is not completed, B and C out

2. "for resusing" should be "to refuse", not sure, D out

3. as + clause: E out

4. b awkard, B out

A is the best
_________________

GMAT Club Premium Membership - big benefits and savings

Kudos [?]: 1469 [0], given: 1

Senior Manager
Senior Manager
avatar
Joined: 08 Nov 2008
Posts: 295

Kudos [?]: 248 [0], given: 7

Re: SC-Albert Einstein [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 21 Dec 2008, 05:43
Idea is to express similarity of intellectual boldness of einstein with that of galileo ...and option A does the job well .
IMO :A ..
pls post OA !!
_________________

"CEO in making"

Kudos [?]: 248 [0], given: 7

Senior Manager
Senior Manager
avatar
Joined: 05 Jun 2008
Posts: 304

Kudos [?]: 204 [0], given: 0

Re: SC-Albert Einstein [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 22 Dec 2008, 10:04
icandy wrote:
A for me too.

OA is A

Kudos [?]: 204 [0], given: 0

SVP
SVP
User avatar
Joined: 29 Aug 2007
Posts: 2470

Kudos [?]: 867 [0], given: 19

Re: SC-Albert Einstein [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 23 Dec 2008, 11:48
vivektripathi wrote:
In his groundbreaking work on special relativity, Albert Einstein isplayed an intellectual boldness in the face of a reluctant scientific establishment that was not unlike that of Galileo Galilei, who refused to accept the intellectual limits placed on him by the censors of the Church.

A. not unlike that of Galileo Galilei, who refused
B. like Galileo Galilei and his refusal
C. not unlike Galileo Galilei, who refused
D. like that of Galileo Galilei for refusing
E. as that of Galileo Galilei, who refused


Also for A for more clarity, correct referant and correct modifying phrase..

IMO, "that" refers to "an intellectual boldness" not "a reluctant scientific establishment" becasue "not unlike that of ......." means "like that of ......". So what is "that of Galilei"? A reluctant scientific establishment? not, it is "an intellectual boldness".

A. correct comparision.
B. incorrect comparision.
C. Same as B.
D. correct comparision but incorrect phrase "for refusing............"
E. "as that of Galileo Galilei"? No, as is not correct..
_________________

Verbal: http://gmatclub.com/forum/new-to-the-verbal-forum-please-read-this-first-77546.html
Math: http://gmatclub.com/forum/new-to-the-math-forum-please-read-this-first-77764.html
Gmat: http://gmatclub.com/forum/everything-you-need-to-prepare-for-the-gmat-revised-77983.html


GT

Kudos [?]: 867 [0], given: 19

Director
Director
avatar
Joined: 29 Aug 2005
Posts: 855

Kudos [?]: 516 [0], given: 7

Re: SC-Albert Einstein [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 31 Dec 2008, 04:30
GMAT TIGER wrote:
IMO, "that" refers to "an intellectual boldness" not "a reluctant scientific establishment" becasue "not unlike that of ......." means "like that of ......". So what is "that of Galilei"? A reluctant scientific establishment? not, it is "an intellectual boldness".

A. correct comparision.
B. incorrect comparision.
C. Same as B.
D. correct comparision but incorrect phrase "for refusing............"
E. "as that of Galileo Galilei"? No, as is not correct..

I think, "that" after "establishment" is introducing a clause to modify "establishment", hence "that of GG" is referring to GG's establishment.

Kudos [?]: 516 [0], given: 7

Re: SC-Albert Einstein   [#permalink] 31 Dec 2008, 04:30
Display posts from previous: Sort by

In his groundbreaking work on special relativity, Albert

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

Moderators: GMATNinjaTwo, GMATNinja



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®.