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rss GMAT Practice Question (One of Hundreds)
Although most people associate Pablo Picasso with cubism, Picasso painted in many other styles ranging from impressionism in his early years as a painter to surrealism in his later years.
Correct Answer: A
Make sure that modifiers are properly placed. A participial phrase at the beginning of a sentence modifies the word that follows it, and a participial phrase in the middle of a sentence modifies the word that precedes it. Use the proper idiom.

This sentence is correct because there are no dangling modifiers, participial phrases modifying the incorrect word. Ranging from x to y is the correct idiom.

  1. his sentence is correct because there are no dangling modifiers. Ranging from x to y is the correct idiom.
  2. Being a painter incorrectly modifies years.
  3. Ranging from x and y is not the correct idiom.
  4. Painting incorrectly modifies years.
  5. Being a painter incorrectly modifies years. Ranging from x and y is not the correct idiom.