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Re: Queen Isabella and Admiral Columbus [#permalink] New post 01 Jan 2011, 10:56
"he had reached" - pronoun error
A, C, E - out

B - reaching & being - out

D is reached --win
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Re: Queen Isabella and Admiral Columbus [#permalink] New post 02 Jan 2011, 01:30
[quote="abhi758"]After Queen Isabella asked Admiral Columbus to describe the island of Hispaniola (now Haiti), which was newly discovered, he had reached for a sheet of paper, crumpled it, and said, “It looks like that—beyond the mountains, more mountains.”

(A) After Queen Isabella asked Admiral Columbus to describe the island of Hispaniola (now Haiti), which was newly discovered, he had reached -> had to be used for earlier of the 2 actions
(B) On being asked to describe the new discovery of the island of Hispaniola (now Haiti) by Queen Isabella, Admiral Columbus, reaching
(C) Queen Isabella asked Admiral Columbus to describe the newly discovered island of Hispaniola (now Haiti), then he reached
(D) When asked by Queen Isabella to describe the newly discovered island of Hispaniola (now Haiti), Admiral Columbus reached --> Correct
(E) After Queen Isabella had asked Admiral Columbus to describe the discovery of the island of Hispaniola (now Haiti), he had reached --> same as A
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Re: Queen Isabella and Admiral Columbus [#permalink] New post 27 Jul 2011, 00:15
He reached is having PRE....
So D is the correct answer
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Re: Queen Isabella and Admiral Columbus [#permalink] New post 27 Jul 2011, 04:36
I voted for A because i saw that "he had reached" should earlier than "he said".
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