Thursday, May 03, 2007

SC's Question number - 897 , 898

897). Unlike Schoenberg's twelve-tone system that dominated the music of the postwar period, Bartok founded no school and left behind only a handful of disciples.

(A) Schoenberg's twelve-tone system that dominated

(B) Schoenberg and his twelve-tone system which dominated

(C) Schoenberg, whose twelve-tone system dominated

(D) the twelve-tone system of Schoenberg that has dominated

(E) Schoenberg and the twelve-tone system, dominating

898). Unlike that of human beings, who waste away when they go without food for long periods, hibernating bears exist for months on only their excess fat.

(A) Unlike that of human beings, who waste away when they go

(B) Unlike human beings, who waste away when they go

(C) Unlike human beings, wasting away when going

(D) Dissimilar to human beings, wasting away when

(E) Lacking similarity to human beings, who waste away when



Answers:

897). OA - C - right comparison - between Schoenberg and Bartok

A, B, D, E - incorrect - wrongly compares Bartok to the twelve - tone system


898). OA - B - right comparison between human beings and hibernating bears.

A, D, E - incorrect - wrong comparison

C - incorrect - violating parallelism - ...... wasting away .....exist for months

2 comments:

PRASHANT said...

Hi,
I am rgular follower of the blog.
In the 897 y can't B be the ans indicating that Twelve tone system is being compared to the school .


Thanks

Prachi Pareekh said...

Hi Prashant,

In B - use of and is wrong - illogically compares Bartok to 12 tone system - Schoenberg and his twelve-tone system which dominated ...

If still not clear let me know...