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Although the lesser cornstalk borer is widely distributed, [#permalink] New post 22 Apr 2012, 02:07
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Although the lesser cornstalk borer is widely distributed, control of them is necessary only in the South.
(A) the lesser cornstalk borer is widely distributed, control of them is
(B) widely distributed, measures to control the lesser cornstalk borer are
(C) widely distributed, lesser cornstalk borer control is
(D) the lesser cornstalk borer is widely distributed, measures to control it are
(E) it is widely distributed, control of the lesser cornstalk borer is
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Re: the lesser cornstalk borer is widely distributed [#permalink] New post 22 Apr 2012, 10:08
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Although the lesser cornstalk borer is widely distributed, control of them is necessary only in the South.

(A) the lesser cornstalk borer is widely distributed, control of them is
Incorrect: "Lessor cornstalk borer" is singular, so "control of THEM" cannot be correct

(B) widely distributed, measures to control the lesser cornstalk borer are
Incorrect: This is saying that the "measures to control lesser cornstalk borer" are widely distributed, when the original sentence says that the "lesser cornstalk borer" itself is widely distributed.

(C) widely distributed, lesser cornstalk borer control is
Incorrect: Saying that "lesser cornstalk borer control" is widely distributed, when it should be the "lesser cornstalk borer" itself that is widely distributed.

(D) the lesser cornstalk borer is widely distributed, measures to control it are
Correct: "It" agrees with "lesser cornstalk borer" and "are" agrees with "measures"

(E) it is widely distributed, control of the lesser cornstalk borer is

Incorrect: Same reasoning as C
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the lesser cornstalk borer is widely distributed [#permalink] New post 22 Apr 2012, 21:39
Thanks for ur valuable post. Is it Gmat like question?
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Re: the lesser cornstalk borer is widely distributed [#permalink] New post 22 Apr 2012, 22:20
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Thanks for ur valuable post. Is it Gmat like question?


Yes I think so. This question has wrong modifier, change in meaning problems. These types of questions are frequently used in GMAT.
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Re: the lesser cornstalk borer is widely distributed [#permalink] New post 29 Jul 2012, 18:01
Oops I got confuesd which one was the underlined part!
I recommend whoever posts the question kindly underline the question :-(

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Re: Although the lesser cornstalk borer is widely distributed, [#permalink] New post 24 Jun 2014, 18:34
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