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# The errors officials make in delivering a speech tell

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02 Feb 2011, 08:36
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The errors officials make in delivering a speech tell audiences more about how they view policy than the actual words they use.

(A) how they view policy than
(B) how one views policy than
(C) how officials learn policy than do
(D) viewing policy than
(E) their policy viewing than do

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02 Feb 2011, 08:48
(A) how they view policy than Who are they? Ambiguous
(B) how one views policy than One is not parallell with officials (or audiences)
(C) how officials learn policy than do Correct
(D) viewing policy than We are missing a noun or pronoun here
(E) their policy viewing than do Their is ambiguous
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02 Feb 2011, 11:24
The text is about viewing policy and not about learning policy. C blatantly changes the meaning. Here we have to decide the pronoun reference in favor of officials since the errors per se can not view policy. But more seriously ‘they’ can also refer to the audience, by virtue of proximity. Even then comparison is faulty because, the verb do is missing

But the pity is all the choices are wrong in some way or other. Can this question ever make the GMAT grade?
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02 Feb 2011, 11:46
'they' and 'their' in A & E could refer to audiences or officials. B has pronoun problem. D changes the meaning. C is left behind.
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02 Feb 2011, 12:36
Daag is right. None of the answer choices makes any sense
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18 May 2011, 22:56
Daag- i have seen your several past posts.you are doing exceptional job for club students.
in this question guys we are missing the link."They" which is non underline portion.They need a Antecedent ,which isn't in this sentence.errors officials---officials is modified by errors.so it can't be antecedent.then We have to choose the option ,which clearly mention officials with being modified by errors.
C- is doing that job...
correct one.
Meaning is last concept in checking all other concepts.if their is grammatical error in the sentence ,then we have to solve that error before going the meaning part.
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22 May 2011, 03:55
C violates a fundamental principle of SC in the GMAT: It must keep the meaning (if the meaning is right)

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