GMAT Changed on April 16th - Read about the latest changes here

It is currently 25 Apr 2018, 15:12

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

Events & Promotions in June
Open Detailed Calendar

The Olympic Games did not have their first corporate sponsor until

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

Hide Tags

Manager
Manager
User avatar
G
Joined: 04 Nov 2017
Posts: 223
Location: United States
Premium Member CAT Tests
The Olympic Games did not have their first corporate sponsor until [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 23 Dec 2017, 22:02
4
This post was
BOOKMARKED
00:00
A
B
C
D
E

Difficulty:

  55% (hard)

Question Stats:

52% (00:59) correct 48% (01:01) wrong based on 163 sessions

HideShow timer Statistics

The Olympic Games did not have their first corporate sponsor until 1928, when the games in Amsterdam were supported by Coca-Cola, the soft drink company, which is also credited with having popularized the modern image of Santa Claus and having pioneered the use of product placement in movies.

A. which is also credited with having popularized the modern image of Santa Claus and having pioneered the use of product placement
B. which, while popularizing the modern image of Santa Claus, pioneered the use of product placement
C. which, after being credited with popularizing the modern image of Santa Claus, pioneered the use of product placement
D. which is also credited with popularizing the modern image of Santa Claus, pioneering the use of product placement
E. popularizing the modern image of Santa Claus and pioneering the use of product placement
[Reveal] Spoiler: OA

_________________

Please +1 Kudos

“Learning is a treasure that will follow its owner everywhere.”

Expert Post
Math Expert
User avatar
V
Joined: 02 Aug 2009
Posts: 5777
Re: The Olympic Games did not have their first corporate sponsor until [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 23 Dec 2017, 22:31
SSSNW wrote:
The Olympic Games did not have their first corporate sponsor until 1928, when the games in Amsterdam were supported by Coca-Cola, the soft drink company, which is also credited with having popularized the modern image of Santa Claus and having pioneered the use of product placement in movies.

A. which is also credited with having popularized the modern image of Santa Claus and having pioneered the use of product placement
B. which, while popularizing the modern image of Santa Claus, pioneered the use of product placement
C. which, after being credited with popularizing the modern image of Santa Claus, pioneered the use of product placement
D. which is also credited with popularizing the modern image of Santa Claus, pioneering the use of product placement
E. popularizing the modern image of Santa Claus and pioneering the use of product placement



1) The Q talks of Modifier..
The underlined portion modifies the coca cola company.
2) Correct Idiom is "Credit with"
3 ) PARALLELISM after "with"
Having popularized and Having pioneered

Only A follows all the issues above
_________________

Absolute modulus :http://gmatclub.com/forum/absolute-modulus-a-better-understanding-210849.html#p1622372
Combination of similar and dissimilar things : http://gmatclub.com/forum/topic215915.html


GMAT online Tutor

Intern
Intern
User avatar
B
Joined: 08 Jul 2016
Posts: 21
Location: United Arab Emirates
GMAT 1: 570 Q43 V25
CAT Tests
Re: The Olympic Games did not have their first corporate sponsor until [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 25 Dec 2017, 01:58
chetan2u wrote:
SSSNW wrote:
The Olympic Games did not have their first corporate sponsor until 1928, when the games in Amsterdam were supported by Coca-Cola, the soft drink company, which is also credited with having popularized the modern image of Santa Claus and having pioneered the use of product placement in movies.

A. which is also credited with having popularized the modern image of Santa Claus and having pioneered the use of product placement
B. which, while popularizing the modern image of Santa Claus, pioneered the use of product placement
C. which, after being credited with popularizing the modern image of Santa Claus, pioneered the use of product placement
D. which is also credited with popularizing the modern image of Santa Claus, pioneering the use of product placement
E. popularizing the modern image of Santa Claus and pioneering the use of product placement



1) The Q talks of Modifier..
The underlined portion modifies the coca cola company.
2) Correct Idiom is "Credit with"
3 ) PARALLELISM after "with"
Having popularized and Having pioneered

Only A follows all the issues above



HI Expert, please explain why B is incorrect ? A seemed wordy.
1 KUDOS received
VP
VP
User avatar
D
Joined: 28 Mar 2017
Posts: 1002
Location: India
Concentration: Finance, Technology
GMAT 1: 730 Q49 V41
GPA: 4
Re: The Olympic Games did not have their first corporate sponsor until [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 26 Dec 2017, 11:10
1
This post received
KUDOS
The Olympic Games did not have their first corporate sponsor until 1928, when the games in Amsterdam were supported by Coca-Cola, the soft drink company, which is also credited with having popularized the modern image of Santa Claus and having pioneered the use of product placement in movies.

A. which is also credited with having popularized the modern image of Santa Claus and having pioneered the use of product placement -Correct
B. which, while popularizing the modern image of Santa Claus, pioneered the use of product placement -Changes the meaning. Coca cola did 2 things: popularise and pioneer. While this option states that coca cola popularised Santa and at the same time pioneered the use of PP
C. which, after being credited with popularizing the modern image of Santa Claus, pioneered the use of product placement -Same as B
D. which is also credited with popularizing the modern image of Santa Claus, pioneering the use of product placement -"and" is required before pioneering
E. popularizing the modern image of Santa Claus and pioneering the use of product placement -This changes the meaning. It means that Coca cola supported Amsterdam games while at the same time popularised Santa and pioneered the use of PP
_________________

Kudos if my post helps!

Long And A Fruitful Journey - V21 to V41; If I can, So Can You!!


My study resources:
1. Useful Formulae, Concepts and Tricks-Quant
2. e-GMAT's ALL SC Compilation
3. LSAT RC compilation
4. Actual LSAT CR collection by Broal
5. QOTD RC (Carcass)
6. Challange OG RC
7. GMAT Prep Challenge RC

Re: The Olympic Games did not have their first corporate sponsor until   [#permalink] 26 Dec 2017, 11:10
Display posts from previous: Sort by

The Olympic Games did not have their first corporate sponsor until

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


GMAT Club MBA Forum Home| About| Terms and Conditions| 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®.