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

 It is currently 24 May 2017, 13:35

### 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

# Many of the examples in the new book about the Kamuxa

Author Message
TAGS:

### Hide Tags

Director
Joined: 21 Dec 2009
Posts: 585
Concentration: Entrepreneurship, Finance
Followers: 18

Kudos [?]: 704 [0], given: 20

Many of the examples in the new book about the Kamuxa [#permalink]

### Show Tags

18 Nov 2012, 15:02
1
This post was
BOOKMARKED
00:00

Difficulty:

(N/A)

Question Stats:

92% (01:43) correct 8% (00:00) wrong based on 35 sessions

### HideShow timer Statistics

Many of the examples in the new book about the Kamuxa culture were taken—and indeed discussed
extensively in—sources that
had been compiled at an earlier time by field researchers in the nineteenth
century but were not available until very recently.

A. taken—and indeed discussed extensively in—sources that
B. taken from sources—and indeed discussed extensively—that
C. taken from—and indeed discussed extensively in—sources that
D. taken from—and indeed discussed extensively—in sources that
E. taken—and indeed discussed extensively—from sources that

OA
[Reveal] Spoiler:
lets discuss first

_________________

KUDOS me if you feel my contribution has helped you.

If you have any questions
New!
Moderator
Joined: 02 Jul 2012
Posts: 1223
Location: India
Concentration: Strategy
GMAT 1: 740 Q49 V42
GPA: 3.8
WE: Engineering (Energy and Utilities)
Followers: 124

Kudos [?]: 1484 [0], given: 116

Re: Many of the examples in the new book about the Kamuxa [#permalink]

### Show Tags

18 Nov 2012, 21:30
Will go with C for parallelism and clarity.

Kudos Please... If my post helped.
_________________

Did you find this post helpful?... Please let me know through the Kudos button.

Thanks To The Almighty - My GMAT Debrief

GMAT Reading Comprehension: 7 Most Common Passage Types

VP
Status: Been a long time guys...
Joined: 03 Feb 2011
Posts: 1381
Location: United States (NY)
Concentration: Finance, Marketing
GPA: 3.75
Followers: 178

Kudos [?]: 1462 [0], given: 62

Re: Many of the examples in the new book about the Kamuxa [#permalink]

### Show Tags

18 Nov 2012, 22:17
must say...a difficult one.
Many of the examples in the new book about the Kamuxa culture were taken—and indeed discussed
extensively in—sources that had been compiled at an earlier time by field researchers in the nineteenth
century but were not available until very recently.

A. taken—and indeed discussed extensively in—sources that
B. taken from sources—and indeed discussed extensively—that
C. taken from—and indeed discussed extensively in—sources that
D. taken from—and indeed discussed extensively—in sources that
E. taken—and indeed discussed extensively—from sources that

Error Analysis: A and D are wrong in that they don't use "from" after dash. Moreover, the "in" usage in D is weird.
Among BCE, only C is grammatically correct and correctly tells where they had been discussed.
Whats the OA?
_________________
Director
Joined: 21 Dec 2009
Posts: 585
Concentration: Entrepreneurship, Finance
Followers: 18

Kudos [?]: 704 [0], given: 20

Re: Many of the examples in the new book about the Kamuxa [#permalink]

### Show Tags

19 Nov 2012, 00:29
A,D are clearly out. So, let's consider B,C,E.
What criteria (grammar, meaning, concision) applies in either case?
Pls elaborate....I had to strip some parts of the sentence.

B: Many of the examples were taken from sources—and indeed discussed extensively—that
had been compiled at an earlier time...
What is wrong with saying "Examples were taken from sources-and indeed discussed extensively-"?

C: Many of the examples were taken from—and indeed discussed extensively in—sources that
had been compiled at an earlier time...
"examples were taken from-and indeed discussed extensively in-""...sounds choppy?

E: Many of the examples were taken—and indeed discussed extensively—from sources that
had been compiled at an earlier time...
the "examples were taken-and indeed discussed extensively-" Is it wrong to discuss the examples or elaborate on them?

Thanks.
_________________

KUDOS me if you feel my contribution has helped you.

Manager
Joined: 04 Oct 2011
Posts: 221
Location: India
GMAT 1: 440 Q33 V13
GPA: 3
Followers: 0

Kudos [?]: 53 [0], given: 44

Re: Many of the examples in the new book about the Kamuxa [#permalink]

### Show Tags

19 Nov 2012, 06:42
gmatbull wrote:
Many of the examples in the new book about the Kamuxa culture were taken—and indeed discussed
extensively in—sources that
had been compiled at an earlier time by field researchers in the nineteenth
century but were not available until very recently.

A. taken—and indeed discussed extensively in—sources that
B. taken from sources—and indeed discussed extensively—that
C. taken from—and indeed discussed extensively in—sources that
D. taken from—and indeed discussed extensively—in sources that
E. taken—and indeed discussed extensively—from sources that

OA
[Reveal] Spoiler:
lets discuss first

So here in this sentence intended meaning is Kamuxa culture were taken and discussed.
• But "discussed extensively" is an added information so hyphen is used.
• Also parallelism need to be presented so "and" is used

So i go with
C. taken from—and indeed discussed extensively in—sources that
_________________

GMAT - Practice, Patience, Persistence
Kudos if u like

Last edited by shanmugamgsn on 19 Nov 2012, 06:51, edited 1 time in total.
VP
Status: Been a long time guys...
Joined: 03 Feb 2011
Posts: 1381
Location: United States (NY)
Concentration: Finance, Marketing
GPA: 3.75
Followers: 178

Kudos [?]: 1462 [0], given: 62

Re: Many of the examples in the new book about the Kamuxa [#permalink]

### Show Tags

19 Nov 2012, 06:43
hii Bull.
Since right now I am using mobile, so cannot write much.
But among BCE, one thing is important.
Many of the examples were taken—and indeed discussed extensively—from sources that bla bla.
The correct option WILL mention that from where these examples are discussed and from where these examples are taken.
Just "discussed" will not suffice.
Without "in" in dash phrase , it appears that the examples are discussed extensively from sources. It is illogical.
What is the OA bull?
_________________
e-GMAT Representative
Joined: 02 Nov 2011
Posts: 2022
Followers: 2212

Kudos [?]: 7744 [0], given: 291

Re: Many of the examples in the new book about the Kamuxa [#permalink]

### Show Tags

19 Nov 2012, 15:21
Hi All,

Many of the examples in the new book about the Kamuxa culture were taken—and indeed discussed extensively in—sources that had been compiled at an earlier time by field researchers in the nineteenth century but were not available until very recently.

Meaning Analysis:

This sentence talks about two characteristics of many of the examples in the new book about the Kamuxa culture. Many of these examples were:
a. taken FROM sources that…
b. discussed extensively IN sources that…

Error Analysis:

The verb “taken” must be followed by preposition “from”. If we remove the part written between the dashes, then the sentence will read …examples… were taken… sources… This is ungrammatical.

PoE:

A. taken—and indeed discussed extensively in—sources that: Incorrect for the reason stated above.

B. taken from sources—and indeed discussed extensively—that: Incorrect. The information between the dashes fails to connect with the rest of the sentence.

C. taken from—and indeed discussed extensively in—sources that: Correct. Intended parallelism is maintained.

D. taken from—and indeed discussed extensively—in sources that: Incorrect. If we strike out the information between the dashes, the sentence will read “… examples… were taken FROM IN sources…”. Use of two prepositions together is ungrammatical.

E. taken—and indeed discussed extensively—from sources that: Incorrect. “discussed extensively” must be followed by preposition “in” to connect logically with rest of the sentence.

Hope this helps.
Thanks.
_________________

| '4 out of Top 5' Instructors on gmatclub | 70 point improvement guarantee | www.e-gmat.com

Intern
Joined: 07 May 2011
Posts: 41
Followers: 0

Kudos [?]: 18 [0], given: 11

Re: Many of the examples in the new book about the Kamuxa [#permalink]

### Show Tags

19 Nov 2012, 20:25
gmatbull wrote:
Many of the examples in the new book about the Kamuxa culture were taken—and indeed discussed
extensively in—sources that
had been compiled at an earlier time by field researchers in the nineteenth
century but were not available until very recently.

A. taken—and indeed discussed extensively in—sources that
B. taken from sources—and indeed discussed extensively—that
C. taken from—and indeed discussed extensively in—sources that
D. taken from—and indeed discussed extensively—in sources that
E. taken—and indeed discussed extensively—from sources that

OA
[Reveal] Spoiler:
lets discuss first

A. remove the portion starting and ending with '-' because really, it's just extra information and the sentence should flow and read perfectly without that portion. when u do so, you realize, it's.....taken...sources. No-no.
B. the portion within '-' is incomplete
C. taken from. complete. extensively in. complete. correct.
D. do the same thing as in A. it reads taken from in sources.... wrong.
E. using from like that suggests from should work with both the act of being taken and being discussed and clearly it doesn't work with the latter.

Hope this helps.
Director
Joined: 21 Dec 2009
Posts: 585
Concentration: Entrepreneurship, Finance
Followers: 18

Kudos [?]: 704 [0], given: 20

Re: Many of the examples in the new book about the Kamuxa [#permalink]

### Show Tags

20 Nov 2012, 01:19
My takeaways:

(i) compare part before dash with that after dash
(ii) compare part before dash with that within dash
(iii) compare part within dash with that after dash
ensure all the parts make logical and grammatical sense.

OA
[Reveal] Spoiler:
as agreed overwhelmingly is C

_________________

KUDOS me if you feel my contribution has helped you.

Re: Many of the examples in the new book about the Kamuxa   [#permalink] 20 Nov 2012, 01:19
Similar topics Replies Last post
Similar
Topics:
ultimate gmat book - Clarification on Example 3 24 Aug 2016, 20:35
6 The new proposal will encourage larger transparency about 14 12 Aug 2014, 04:43
7 The new crime thriller book is about the crown jewels of 19 19 Apr 2017, 22:16
1 The most frequently heard complaints about new office 7 06 May 2012, 00:49
2 Many contributors to this book address the centrality of 8 19 Oct 2014, 08:40
Display posts from previous: Sort by