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

It is currently 24 Sep 2018, 10:35

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

Like Bob Dylan, the music of Talib Kweli is a social commentary

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

Hide Tags

Verbal Forum Moderator
User avatar
V
Status: Greatness begins beyond your comfort zone
Joined: 08 Dec 2013
Posts: 2106
Location: India
Concentration: General Management, Strategy
Schools: Kelley '20, ISB '19
GPA: 3.2
WE: Information Technology (Consulting)
GMAT ToolKit User Reviews Badge CAT Tests
Like Bob Dylan, the music of Talib Kweli is a social commentary  [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 30 Jun 2016, 06:48
2
00:00
A
B
C
D
E

Difficulty:

  5% (low)

Question Stats:

83% (00:35) correct 17% (00:44) wrong based on 186 sessions

HideShow timer Statistics

Like Bob Dylan, the music of Talib Kweli is a social commentary – lyrics and instrumentals designed to tell stories and inspire thought about the world in which the artist lives.
1. Like Bob Dylan, the music of Talib Kweli
2. Like Bob Dylan, Talib Kweli’s music
3. Like Bob Dylan’s, Talib Kweli’s music
4. As with Bob Dylan, Talib Kwelil’s music
5. As is Bob Dylan’s, the music of Talib Kweli

_________________

When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it. - Henry Ford
The Moment You Think About Giving Up, Think Of The Reason Why You Held On So Long
+1 Kudos if you find this post helpful

SC Moderator
User avatar
D
Joined: 13 Apr 2015
Posts: 1702
Location: India
Concentration: Strategy, General Management
GMAT 1: 200 Q1 V1
GPA: 4
WE: Analyst (Retail)
GMAT ToolKit User Premium Member CAT Tests
Re: Like Bob Dylan, the music of Talib Kweli is a social commentary  [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 30 Jun 2016, 07:03
1. Like Bob Dylan, the music of Talib Kweli - Incorrect - Comparison error. BD is compared to the music of TK
2. Like Bob Dylan, Talib Kweli’s music - Incorrect - BD is compared to music
3. Like Bob Dylan’s, Talib Kweli’s music - Correct - Music is compared to music
4. As with Bob Dylan, Talib Kwelil’s music - Incorrect - Awkward + Comparison error
5. As is Bob Dylan’s, the music of Talib Kweli - Incorrect - Awkward. As BD's music is a social commentary, TK's music is a social commentary? Illogical.

Answer: C
Manager
Manager
User avatar
Joined: 13 Jun 2016
Posts: 123
Location: United States
Concentration: Finance, Technology
Re: Like Bob Dylan, the music of Talib Kweli is a social commentary  [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 30 Jun 2016, 08:24
This is a classic comparison question.
A. Like Bob Dylan, the music of Talib Kweli - compares Bob Dylan the person to music which is not correct
B. Like Bob Dylan, Talib Kweli’s music - same as B
C. Like Bob Dylan’s, Talib Kweli’s music - yes, this compares Bob Dylan's music to that of Talib Kweli's music. Correct
D. As with Bob Dylan, Talib Kwelil’s music - same as A & B
E. As is Bob Dylan’s, the music of Talib Kweli - Awkward and not as good as C

Thus the answer is C.
Board of Directors
User avatar
P
Status: QA & VA Forum Moderator
Joined: 11 Jun 2011
Posts: 4033
Location: India
GPA: 3.5
WE: Business Development (Commercial Banking)
GMAT ToolKit User Premium Member
Re: Like Bob Dylan, the music of Talib Kweli is a social commentary  [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 30 Jun 2016, 08:42
Skywalker18 wrote:
Like Bob Dylan, the music of Talib Kweli is a social commentary – lyrics and instrumentals designed to tell stories and inspire thought about the world in which the artist lives.

1. Like Bob Dylan, the music of Talib Kweli
2. Like Bob Dylan, Talib Kweli’s music
3. Like Bob Dylan’s, Talib Kweli’s music
4. As with Bob Dylan, Talib Kwelil’s music
5. As is Bob Dylan’s, the music of Talib Kweli


Blindly (C)

Error Analysis -

1. Incorrect Comparison : Compares Bob Dylan to Music
2. Incorrect Comparison : Compares Bob Dylan to Talib Kweli’s Music

3. Correctly Compares Bob Dylan’s music to Talib Kweli’s music
4 & 5 . Incorrectly uses As for comparison...

Correct Answer will hence be (C)

_________________

Thanks and Regards

Abhishek....

PLEASE FOLLOW THE RULES FOR POSTING IN QA AND VA FORUM AND USE SEARCH FUNCTION BEFORE POSTING NEW QUESTIONS

How to use Search Function in GMAT Club | Rules for Posting in QA forum | Writing Mathematical Formulas |Rules for Posting in VA forum | Request Expert's Reply ( VA Forum Only )

Retired Moderator
User avatar
P
Joined: 19 Mar 2014
Posts: 961
Location: India
Concentration: Finance, Entrepreneurship
GPA: 3.5
GMAT ToolKit User Premium Member
Re: Like Bob Dylan, the music of Talib Kweli is a social commentary  [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 24 Jul 2017, 05:51
1
Like Bob Dylan, the music of Talib Kweli is a social commentary – lyrics and instrumentals designed to tell stories and inspire thought about the world in which the artist lives.

1. Like Bob Dylan, the music of Talib Kweli - Illogical comparison of Bob Dylan with music of Talib Kweli
2. Like Bob Dylan, Talib Kweli’s music - Illogical comparison of Bob Dylan with music of Talib Kweli
3. Like Bob Dylan’s, Talib Kweli’s music - CORRECT - Music is compared with Music.
4. As with Bob Dylan, Talib Kwelil’s music - Illogical & Incorrect usage of "As" for comparisons"
5. As is Bob Dylan’s, the music of Talib Kweli - Illogical & Incorrect usage of "As" for comparisons"

Hence, Answer is C

Did you like the answer? Hit Kudos :good
_________________

"Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not: nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not: the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent."

Best AWA Template: https://gmatclub.com/forum/how-to-get-6-0-awa-my-guide-64327.html#p470475

Intern
Intern
avatar
B
Joined: 22 Jan 2017
Posts: 2
Re: Like Bob Dylan, the music of Talib Kweli is a social commentary  [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 03 Feb 2018, 09:20
What if E said "As BD's, the music of Talib Kweli....

Would that be correct?
GMAT Club Bot
Re: Like Bob Dylan, the music of Talib Kweli is a social commentary &nbs [#permalink] 03 Feb 2018, 09:20
Display posts from previous: Sort by

Like Bob Dylan, the music of Talib Kweli is a social commentary

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

Events & Promotions

PREV
NEXT


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®.