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The aristocratic values expressed in the writings of Marguerite Yourcenar place her within the French classical tradition, as does her passionate interest in history, particularly Roman history.

(A) as does
(B) so do
(C) as do
(D) so is the case with
(E) similarly, does
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The aristocratic values expressed in the writings of Marguerite Yourcenar place her within the French
classical tradition, as does her passionate interest in history, particularly Roman history.

(A) as does
(B) so do
(C) as do
(D) so is the case with
(E) similarly, does


I would vote for A correct as it is.

as does subsitute for her passionate interest in history places her within the French classical tradition.

B is wrong. So do is not the correct idiom
C is wrong. passionate interest is singular, do does not agree
D and E are wordy.

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I recall from my own experience
the toughest Qs on D day were of smallest size :P

No. 4>The aristocratic values expressed in the writings of Marguerite Yourcenar place her within the French
classical tradition, as does her passionate interest in history, particularly Roman history.


(A) as does
(B) so do
(C) as do
(D) so is the case with
(E) similarly, does


A .... because "passionate interest" is singular

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nitya34 wrote:
Posting some golden Qs
If response is good..i can post it in single thread...
Source:GMAT Paper Test

I recall from my own experience
the toughest Qs on D day were of smallest size :P

No. 4>The aristocratic values expressed in the writings of Marguerite Yourcenar place her within the French
classical tradition, as does her passionate interest in history, particularly Roman history.


(A) as does
(B) so do
(C) as do
(D) so is the case with
(E) similarly, does


Agree with A.

X place her with in the French, as does <place her within the French > Y

X place her with in the French, as Y does <place> her within the French
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New post 19 Mar 2009, 03:35
GUd question Nitya. Do post it in the thread as u quoted.
Here we are comparing actions hence as is appropriate. passionate interest is singular , hence does should cum.
Hence A is the best
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I recall from my own experience
the toughest Qs on D day were of smallest size :P

No. 4>The aristocratic values expressed in the writings of Marguerite Yourcenar place her within the French
classical tradition, as does her passionate interest in history, particularly Roman history.


(A) as does
(B) so do
(C) as do
(D) so is the case with
(E) similarly, does

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OA-A

I did not paste the other SC Qs(Of this series) in this thread for obvious reasons

good discussion
Even I got A :oops:

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691. The aristocratic values expressed in the writings of Marguerite Yourcenar place her within the French classical tradition, as does her passionate interest in history, particularly Roman history.
(A) as does
(B) so do
(C) as do
(D) so is the case with
(E) similarly, does

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i can discard B and C as her passion is singular ,what else can help to either choose the right answer or eliminate wrong ones.

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Answer A

"as" fits best for comparison of two things here.
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IMO A.
On the basis of singular object , her passionate interest in history , we can eliminate B and C. C is wordy and unidiomatic. Now its between A and E - I think we we include similarly in the sentence it needs to repeat the subject verb object format again, which is not the case here.
I would go with A , however, I can not provide a distinct reason to eliminate E.

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I'd say A, even though E may be correct as well.
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OA is A

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Even I got A.....

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"A" is fine. Good question! Seems simple, but makes you feel worried. :-D

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Hi, guys. it should be "D". Choices A,B,C and E make no sense logically since they all indicate that her passionate in roman history place her in the French tradition.

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The takeaway is that "do" is used for plural subjects and "does" is used for singular subjects.

can someone please confirm this.

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The aristocratic values expressed in the writings of
Marguerite Yourcenar place her within the French
classical tradition, as does her passionate interest in
history, particularly Roman history.

(A) as does
(B) so do
(C) as do
(D) so is the case with
(E) similarly, does


This is simple sc but the ans defies my reasoning. Please can someone explain ?
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"her passionate interest" is singular, so "does" is required here.
IMO A
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What about the sentence as it is stands confuses you exactly?

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Hey Brett,
you know wht i cant believe i got this wrong.....i got my mistake. thanks anyway.
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No worries! I never fault anybody for asking the question. Better to ask your question here than wonder about it during the test... :-)
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