It is currently 22 Nov 2017, 04:19

### 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

# you must have seen it. I need reasoning plz

Author Message
Manager
Joined: 06 Jul 2007
Posts: 57

Kudos [?]: 27 [0], given: 0

you must have seen it. I need reasoning plz [#permalink]

### Show Tags

28 Aug 2007, 18:39
5. A controversial figure throughout most of his public life, the Black leader Marcus Garvey advocated that some Blacks return to Africa, the land that, to him, symbolized the possibility of freedom.
(A) that some Blacks return to Africa, the land that, to him, symbolized the possibility of freedom
(B) that some Blacks return to the African land symbolizing the possibility of freedom to him
(C) that some Blacks return to Africa which was the land which symbolized the possibility of freedom to him
(D) some Black’s returning to Africa which was the land that to him symbolized the possibility of freedom
(E) some Black’s return to the land symbolizing the possibility of freedom to him, Africa

Kudos [?]: 27 [0], given: 0

Director
Joined: 03 May 2007
Posts: 867

Kudos [?]: 271 [0], given: 7

Schools: University of Chicago, Wharton School
Re: you must have seen it. I need reasoning plz [#permalink]

### Show Tags

28 Aug 2007, 19:12
somethingbetter wrote:
5. A controversial figure throughout most of his public life, the Black leader Marcus Garvey advocated that some Blacks return to Africa, the land that, to him, symbolized the possibility of freedom.

(A) that some Blacks return to Africa, the land that, to him, symbolized the possibility of freedom
(B) that some Blacks return to the African land symbolizing the possibility of freedom to him
(C) that some Blacks return to Africa which was the land which symbolized the possibility of freedom to him
(D) some Black’s returning to Africa which was the land that to him symbolized the possibility of freedom
(E) some Black’s return to the land symbolizing the possibility of freedom to him, Africa

Should be A.

DE are clearly wrong.

Kudos [?]: 271 [0], given: 7

Manager
Joined: 06 Jul 2007
Posts: 57

Kudos [?]: 27 [0], given: 0

### Show Tags

28 Aug 2007, 20:16
What was troubling me in 'A ' is to him in between, is this right and why is it so? Shouldn't it have been at the end of the sentence?i.e. the land that symbolized the possibility of freedom to him.

Kudos [?]: 27 [0], given: 0

Senior Manager
Joined: 28 Jun 2007
Posts: 453

Kudos [?]: 8 [0], given: 0

### Show Tags

28 Aug 2007, 23:28
B and C make it sound like the freedom is for the author.

D - incorrect use of non-essential - "which"

Also, D and E are awkward.

Ans : A for me.

Kudos [?]: 8 [0], given: 0

GMAT Club Legend
Joined: 07 Jul 2004
Posts: 5032

Kudos [?]: 453 [0], given: 0

Location: Singapore

### Show Tags

28 Aug 2007, 23:34
D and E are out -> 'black's returning' and 'black's return' is awkard
C -> 'which was the land' suggests that Africa is no longer a land of freedom
B -> appears to be suggesting at a particular part of Africa

A is best.

Kudos [?]: 453 [0], given: 0

CEO
Joined: 29 Mar 2007
Posts: 2553

Kudos [?]: 528 [0], given: 0

Re: you must have seen it. I need reasoning plz [#permalink]

### Show Tags

28 Aug 2007, 23:51
somethingbetter wrote:
5. A controversial figure throughout most of his public life, the Black leader Marcus Garvey advocated that some Blacks return to Africa, the land that, to him, symbolized the possibility of freedom.
(A) that some Blacks return to Africa, the land that, to him, symbolized the possibility of freedom
(B) that some Blacks return to the African land symbolizing the possibility of freedom to him
(C) that some Blacks return to Africa which was the land which symbolized the possibility of freedom to him
(D) some Black’s returning to Africa which was the land that to him symbolized the possibility of freedom
(E) some Black’s return to the land symbolizing the possibility of freedom to him, Africa

Elim D and E

B doesnt make sense b/c its unclear what is symbolizing the freedom, the return of the Blacks or the African land?

C I almost picked this b/c which does refer to its proper referent. However, A says what C does in a much shorter way. Also I'm not sure if the last part of the sentence is essential or not. If it is essential then which is incorrect.

A it is.

Kudos [?]: 528 [0], given: 0

VP
Joined: 09 Jul 2007
Posts: 1098

Kudos [?]: 144 [0], given: 0

Location: London

### Show Tags

29 Aug 2007, 03:03

Kudos [?]: 144 [0], given: 0

29 Aug 2007, 03:03
Display posts from previous: Sort by