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

It is currently 19 Nov 2018, 10:24

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 in November
PrevNext
SuMoTuWeThFrSa
28293031123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
2526272829301
Open Detailed Calendar
  • How to QUICKLY Solve GMAT Questions - GMAT Club Chat

     November 20, 2018

     November 20, 2018

     09:00 AM PST

     10:00 AM PST

    The reward for signing up with the registration form and attending the chat is: 6 free examPAL quizzes to practice your new skills after the chat.
  • The winning strategy for 700+ on the GMAT

     November 20, 2018

     November 20, 2018

     06:00 PM EST

     07:00 PM EST

    What people who reach the high 700's do differently? We're going to share insights, tips and strategies from data we collected on over 50,000 students who used examPAL.

The features of the floor of the Kasei Valles on Mars look j

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

Hide Tags

Manager
Manager
User avatar
Joined: 06 Feb 2010
Posts: 149
Concentration: Marketing, Leadership
Schools: University of Dhaka - Class of 2010
GPA: 3.63
WE: Business Development (Consumer Products)
The features of the floor of the Kasei Valles on Mars look j  [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 11 Nov 2013, 21:46
4
00:00
A
B
C
D
E

Difficulty:

  5% (low)

Question Stats:

90% (00:54) correct 10% (01:27) wrong based on 494 sessions

HideShow timer Statistics

The features of the floor of the Kasei Valles on Mars look just like those at the base of Antarctic ice streams, so it suggests that possibly it was flowing ice that carved the giant Martian channels previously attributed to cataclysmic floods.

(A) so it suggests that possibly it was flowing ice that
(B) a suggestion that flowing ice may have
(C) to suggest flowing ice as possibly having
(D) suggesting that flowing ice may have
(E) which is suggestive of flowing ice having possibly

_________________

Practice Makes a Man Perfect. Practice. Practice. Practice......Perfectly

Critical Reasoning: http://gmatclub.com/forum/best-critical-reasoning-shortcuts-notes-tips-91280.html

Collections of MGMAT CAT: http://gmatclub.com/forum/collections-of-mgmat-cat-math-152750.html

MGMAT SC SUMMARY: http://gmatclub.com/forum/mgmat-sc-summary-of-fourth-edition-152753.html

Sentence Correction: http://gmatclub.com/forum/sentence-correction-strategies-and-notes-91218.html

Arithmatic & Algebra: http://gmatclub.com/forum/arithmatic-algebra-93678.html

Helpful Geometry formula sheet: http://gmatclub.com/forum/best-geometry-93676.html


I hope these will help to understand the basic concepts & strategies. Please Click ON KUDOS Button.

Retired Moderator
User avatar
Joined: 15 Jun 2012
Posts: 1028
Location: United States
Premium Member
Re: The features of the floor of the Kasei Valles on Mars look j  [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 12 Nov 2013, 01:17
3
The features of the floor of the Kasei Valles on Mars look just like those at the base of Antarctic ice streams, so it suggests that possibly it was flowing ice that carved the giant Martian channels previously attributed to cataclysmic floods.

(A) so it suggests that possibly it was flowing ice that
Wrong. Pronoun problem.

(B) a suggestion that flowing ice may have
Wrong. "a suggestion" sounds inappropriately here. We should use verb-ing modifier if we want to give more information about the preceding clause.

(C) to suggest flowing ice as possibly having
Wrong. Meaning problem. "to suggest" conveys purpose meaning. <-- wrong meaning.

(D) suggesting that flowing ice may have
Correct. Verb-ing modifier --> modifies the previous clause correctly.

(E) which is suggestive of flowing ice having possibly
Wrong. "which" modifies ice streams wrongly.

Hope it helps.
_________________

Please +1 KUDO if my post helps. Thank you.

"Designing cars consumes you; it has a hold on your spirit which is incredibly powerful. It's not something you can do part time, you have do it with all your heart and soul or you're going to get it wrong."

Chris Bangle - Former BMW Chief of Design.

Intern
Intern
avatar
Joined: 21 Jun 2014
Posts: 10
Re: The features of the floor of the Kasei Valles on Mars look j  [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 09 Mar 2015, 07:38
My doubt w.r.t the OA is , who is doing the act of suggesting ? Along with providing further information/results of the preceding clause, an -ing modifier must also make sense with the subject. Isn't it true ?
Manager
Manager
User avatar
B
Joined: 20 Apr 2013
Posts: 133
Re: The features of the floor of the Kasei Valles on Mars look j  [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 09 Mar 2015, 08:24
jogeshanand wrote:
My doubt w.r.t the OA is , who is doing the act of suggesting ? Along with providing further information/results of the preceding clause, an -ing modifier must also make sense with the subject. Isn't it true ?

Yes and in this case, this observation is applicable. The subject "the features" (of the floor of the Kasei Valles on Mars) are the ones that are the basis of the suggestion.
Manager
Manager
User avatar
S
Joined: 11 Sep 2013
Posts: 157
Concentration: Finance, Finance
Re: The features of the floor of the Kasei Valles on Mars look j  [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 12 Mar 2015, 12:14
A- Wrong pronoun. Pronoun can only refer to noun. But here "it" refers to action.
B- How can the sentence before the comma be " a suggestion". Wrong meaning. But no grammatical mistake.
D- "suggesting" is modifying the action of the previous sentence
Senior Manager
Senior Manager
avatar
S
Joined: 29 Jun 2017
Posts: 428
Re: The features of the floor of the Kasei Valles on Mars look j  [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 24 Jul 2018, 02:15
it is hard. why choice B is wrong?
choice B mean
that the features of floor A look like the feature of floor B is a suggestion that the flowing ice make the chanel
choice D mean

that the features of floor A look like the feature of floor B suggests that the flowing ice makes the channel

I prefer D but why choic E is wrong.
Retired Moderator
User avatar
D
Status: worked for Kaplan's associates, but now on my own, free and flying
Joined: 19 Feb 2007
Posts: 4517
Location: India
WE: Education (Education)
The features of the floor of the Kasei Valles on Mars look j  [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post Updated on: 17 Sep 2018, 22:12
2
Top Contributor
Don't 'suggest and possibly' together indicate redundancy in choices A, C, and E and offer an entry into the question?
_________________

you can know a lot about something and not really understand it."-- a quote
No one knows this better than a GMAT student does.
Narendran +9198845 44509


Originally posted by daagh on 16 Sep 2018, 06:53.
Last edited by daagh on 17 Sep 2018, 22:12, edited 1 time in total.
Intern
Intern
avatar
B
Joined: 21 Aug 2018
Posts: 10
Location: India
CAT Tests
Re: The features of the floor of the Kasei Valles on Mars look j  [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 17 Sep 2018, 11:13
isn't 'just like' wrong usage? shouldn't it be 'just as'?
Manager
Manager
avatar
B
Joined: 10 Apr 2018
Posts: 108
Concentration: Leadership, Operations
GPA: 3.56
WE: Engineering (Computer Software)
Re: The features of the floor of the Kasei Valles on Mars look j  [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 17 Sep 2018, 17:47
priyamba wrote:
isn't 'just like' wrong usage? shouldn't it be 'just as'?


The features of the floor of the Kasei Valleys on Mars look just like those at the base of Antarctic ice streams, so it suggests that possibly it was flowing ice that carved the giant Martian channels previously attributed to cataclysmic floods.

Just like [color=#0000ff]noun (features of the floor, in this case)
Just as verb/act (you are getting confused with 'look', in this case)[/color]

I would suggest to please use Aristotle Sentence Grail (and possibly with Manhattan SC guide). Those are the best for non natives.
In fact all the Aristotle books are good for verbal. And then use this forum to solve the questions, difficulty and/or category wise.
Thanks to founders of this forum, who NOT ONLY have build this forum BUT ALSO have contributed in the best possible ways, as members.
https://gmatclub.com/forum/sentence-correction-question-directory-topic-and-difficulty-129750.html
https://gmatclub.com/forum/critical-rea ... 28861.html


[color=#790000]Please Press kudos, if this has helped you.[/color]
_________________



The Graceful
----------------------------------------------------------
Every EXPERT was a beginner once...
Don't look at the clock. Do what it does, keep going
..
To achieve great things, two things are needed:a plan and not quite enough time - Leonard Bernstein.

Senior Manager
Senior Manager
avatar
S
Joined: 29 Jun 2017
Posts: 428
Re: The features of the floor of the Kasei Valles on Mars look j  [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 19 Sep 2018, 01:08
why choice b is wrong?, pls, help.
she pass the gmat test, a thing everybody know

this is a correct sentence.
so why our choice B is incorrect?
Manager
Manager
avatar
B
Joined: 10 Apr 2018
Posts: 108
Concentration: Leadership, Operations
GPA: 3.56
WE: Engineering (Computer Software)
Re: The features of the floor of the Kasei Valles on Mars look j  [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 19 Sep 2018, 05:17
thangvietnam wrote:
why choice b is wrong?, pls, help.
she pass the gmat test, a thing everybody know

this is a correct sentence.
so why our choice B is incorrect?


A suggestion (by whom?)...

Makes the voice passive, which is mostly NOT preferred by GMAT.

hope this helps.
Please press KUDOS, if my efforts have helped you gain something. :)
_________________



The Graceful
----------------------------------------------------------
Every EXPERT was a beginner once...
Don't look at the clock. Do what it does, keep going
..
To achieve great things, two things are needed:a plan and not quite enough time - Leonard Bernstein.

GMAT Club Bot
Re: The features of the floor of the Kasei Valles on Mars look j &nbs [#permalink] 19 Sep 2018, 05:17
Display posts from previous: Sort by

The features of the floor of the Kasei Valles on Mars look j

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


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®.