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At a conference on the origins of language, the complexity

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At a conference on the origins of language, the complexity [#permalink] New post 25 Jun 2007, 03:13
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At a conference on the origins of language, the complexity of tools 1.75 million years old were said to suggest a level of human development, inconceivable unless they had language.
(A) were said to suggest a level of human development inconceivable unless they had language
(B) were said to suggest that without language their level of human development was not conceivable
(C) was said to be suggestive of a level of human development not conceivable without language
(D) was said to suggest a level of human development inconceivable unless they had language
(E) was said to suggest a level of human development inconceivable without language

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Re: SC Conference of Origins of language [#permalink] New post 25 Jun 2007, 04:15
vshaunak@gmail.com wrote:
At a conference on the origins of language, the complexity of tools 1.75 million years old were said to suggest a level of human development, inconceivable unless they had language.
(A) were said to suggest a level of human development inconceivable unless they had language
(B) were said to suggest that without language their level of human development was not conceivable
(C) was said to be suggestive of a level of human development not conceivable without language
(D) was said to suggest a level of human development inconceivable unless they had language
(E) was said to suggest a level of human development inconceivable without language

Please explain. OA later.


S - V problem

'was' required for noun 'complexity'

A, B - out
C - 'to be' passive - out
D - 'they' no referrent/

Clear E.
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 [#permalink] New post 25 Jun 2007, 12:16
narrowed between C & E

(C) was said to be suggestive of a level of human development not conceivable without language

(E) was said to suggest a level of human development inconceivable without language

hence E.
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Re: SC Conference of Origins of language [#permalink] New post 26 Jun 2007, 17:56
vshaunak@gmail.com wrote:
At a conference on the origins of language, the complexity of tools 1.75 million years old were said to suggest a level of human development, inconceivable unless they had language.
(A) were said to suggest a level of human development inconceivable unless they had language
(B) were said to suggest that without language their level of human development was not conceivable
(C) was said to be suggestive of a level of human development not conceivable without language
(D) was said to suggest a level of human development inconceivable unless they had language
(E) was said to suggest a level of human development inconceivable without language

Please explain. OA later.


I too believe that it's E. It's lesser of the three evils.

E sounds like language is another ingredient used in the making of tools. It still doesn't convey the right message, but is still better than the rest. Anyone has any comments?
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Re: SC Conference of Origins of language   [#permalink] 26 Jun 2007, 17:56
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