It is currently 20 Sep 2017, 06:11

### 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

# The suspect in the burglary was advised of his right to

Author Message
Director
Joined: 13 Nov 2003
Posts: 960

Kudos [?]: 167 [0], given: 0

Location: Florida
The suspect in the burglary was advised of his right to [#permalink]

### Show Tags

17 Jul 2004, 20:58
00:00

Difficulty:

(N/A)

Question Stats:

0% (00:00) correct 0% (00:00) wrong based on 1 sessions

### HideShow timer Statistics

The suspect in the burglary was advised of his right to remain silent, told he could not leave, and was interrogated in a detention room.
(A) of his right to remain silent, told he could not leave, and was
(B) of his right to remain silent, told he could not leave, and
(C) of his right to remain silent and that he could not leave and
(D) that he had a right to remain silent, could not leave, and was
(E) that he had a right to remain silent, that he could not leave, and was

Pls explain the reasoning behind the answer you choose.

Kudos [?]: 167 [0], given: 0

Manager
Joined: 19 Jun 2003
Posts: 151

Kudos [?]: 30 [0], given: 0

### Show Tags

17 Jul 2004, 22:53
dj wrote:
The suspect in the burglary was advised of his right to remain silent, told he could not leave, and was interrogated in a detention room.
(A) of his right to remain silent, told he could not leave, and was
(B) of his right to remain silent, told he could not leave, and
(C) of his right to remain silent and that he could not leave and
(D) that he had a right to remain silent, could not leave, and was
(E) that he had a right to remain silent, that he could not leave, and was

Pls explain the reasoning behind the answer you choose.

The suspect in the burglary was advised of his right to remain silent, told he could not leave, and interrogated in a detention room.

was advised ...was told ...was interrogated >>> parallelism

I will choose B for the above reasons..

Kudos [?]: 30 [0], given: 0

Intern
Joined: 31 Jan 2004
Posts: 38

Kudos [?]: 1 [0], given: 0

Location: Dallas Texas

### Show Tags

18 Jul 2004, 07:31
B - for the same reasons as above...

The suspect in the burglary was advised of his right to remain silent, told he could not leave, and interrogated in a detention room.

Kudos [?]: 1 [0], given: 0

Manager
Joined: 20 Jun 2004
Posts: 170

Kudos [?]: 29 [0], given: 0

Location: Noida, UP

### Show Tags

19 Jul 2004, 05:56
With the crowd, B

And for the same reasons of parallelism...
_________________

--

./abisurd
Not absurd

Kudos [?]: 29 [0], given: 0

SVP
Joined: 16 Oct 2003
Posts: 1800

Kudos [?]: 170 [0], given: 0

### Show Tags

19 Jul 2004, 07:44
E is my FA.

Advised is a transitive verb, which requires a noun clause and "that" correctly introduces it.

Kudos [?]: 170 [0], given: 0

Senior Manager
Joined: 21 Mar 2004
Posts: 445

Kudos [?]: 75 [0], given: 0

Location: Cary,NC

### Show Tags

19 Jul 2004, 08:32
mba wrote:
Any explanations why (E) is wrong.

I think the structure is awkard and not parallel. "that he could not leave" is a independent clause joined to the original sentence using "that".

Parllel sentences using "that" would be of the type.....
"told that.........,that........and that....."

The last part of the sentence should also be an indepedent clause.

It might have been correct if it were the following :

E. He was advised that he had a right to remain silent, that he could not leave, and that he would be interrogated.
_________________

ash
________________________
I'm crossing the bridge.........

Kudos [?]: 75 [0], given: 0

Manager
Joined: 08 Jun 2004
Posts: 245

Kudos [?]: 9 [0], given: 0

Location: INDIA

### Show Tags

19 Jul 2004, 10:25
I would go wid B ...

E has the Inc orect usage of ''THAT''

X was advised to do somethng''

X was advised that he cud do somthing

the later sounds very absurd if I may say ...

the use of ''advised'' conveys the meaning as to hwat was aksed of by some one to someone else...

I believe ''that'' is not of use here . it adds to the oddity ...

hope that helps!

Have fun
_________________

the whole worldmakes way for the man who knows wer he's going... good luck

Kudos [?]: 9 [0], given: 0

19 Jul 2004, 10:25
Similar topics Replies Last post
Similar
Topics:
The suspect in the burglary was advised of his right to 3 25 Oct 2010, 07:14
1 The suspect in the burglary was advised of his right to 4 29 Dec 2008, 09:12
The suspect in the burglary was advised of his right to 4 21 Jul 2008, 17:01
The suspect in the burglary was advised of his right to 3 06 Sep 2008, 10:18
The suspect in the burglary was advised of his right to 5 06 Dec 2007, 09:54
Display posts from previous: Sort by