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All-terrain vehicles have allowed vacationers to reach many [#permalink] New post 16 Jun 2006, 21:08
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All-terrain vehicles have allowed vacationers to reach many previously inaccessible areas, but they have also been blamed for causing hundreds of deaths, injury to thousands, and seriously damaging the nation’s recreational areas.
(A) deaths, injury to thousands, and seriously damaging
(B) deaths and injuring thousands, and serious damage to
(C) deaths, thousands who are injured, as well as seriously damaging
(D) deaths and thousands of injuries, as well as doing serious damage to
(E) deaths, thousands are injured, and they do serious damage to

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 [#permalink] New post 16 Jun 2006, 22:34
Only D maintains parallelism.
A---->should have been ' serious damage to '.
B---->'causing ' missing before serious.
C----> ' who ' is ambigous.
E----> awkward construction.
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Re: SC - All-terrain vehicles [#permalink] New post 16 Jun 2006, 23:03
mahesh004 wrote:
All-terrain vehicles have allowed vacationers to reach many previously inaccessible areas, but they have also been blamed for causing hundreds of deaths, injury to thousands, and seriously damaging the nation’s recreational areas.
(A) deaths, injury to thousands, and seriously damaging
(B) deaths and injuring thousands, and serious damage to
(C) deaths, thousands who are injured, as well as seriously damaging
(D) deaths and thousands of injuries, as well as doing serious damage to
(E) deaths, thousands are injured, and they do serious damage to

Please explain


D is the best for keeping parallelism: "hundreds of deaths" with "thousands of injuries", " causing" with "damaging"
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Re: SC - All-terrain vehicles [#permalink] New post 16 Jun 2006, 23:12
laxieqv wrote:
mahesh004 wrote:
All-terrain vehicles have allowed vacationers to reach many previously inaccessible areas, but they have also been blamed for causing hundreds of deaths, injury to thousands, and seriously damaging the nation’s recreational areas.
(A) deaths, injury to thousands, and seriously damaging
(B) deaths and injuring thousands, and serious damage to
(C) deaths, thousands who are injured, as well as seriously damaging
(D) deaths and thousands of injuries, as well as doing serious damage to
(E) deaths, thousands are injured, and they do serious damage to

Please explain


D is the best for keeping parallelism: "hundreds of deaths" with "thousands of injuries", " causing" with "damaging"


Where is "damaging" in D????

But I also chose D because of other ||ism.
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Re: SC - All-terrain vehicles [#permalink] New post 17 Jun 2006, 02:38
ps_dahiya wrote:
laxieqv wrote:
mahesh004 wrote:
All-terrain vehicles have allowed vacationers to reach many previously inaccessible areas, but they have also been blamed for causing hundreds of deaths, injury to thousands, and seriously damaging the nation’s recreational areas.
(A) deaths, injury to thousands, and seriously damaging
(B) deaths and injuring thousands, and serious damage to
(C) deaths, thousands who are injured, as well as seriously damaging
(D) deaths and thousands of injuries, as well as doing serious damage to
(E) deaths, thousands are injured, and they do serious damage to

Please explain


D is the best for keeping parallelism: "hundreds of deaths" with "thousands of injuries", " causing" with "damaging"


Where is "damaging" in D????

But I also chose D because of other ||ism.


:)

Well I think 'mahesh004' meant "doing".

All-terrain vehicles have allowed vacationers to reach many previously inaccessible areas, but they have also been blamed for causing hundreds of deaths and thousands of injuries, as well as doing serious damage to the nation’s recreational areas.

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 [#permalink] New post 17 Jun 2006, 06:22
D is the correct one as it's the only choice that maintains llism for .....hundreds of deaths, thousands of injuries.....
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 [#permalink] New post 17 Jun 2006, 09:57
OA is D.
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