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At the beginning of the year, the city allocated $150 [#permalink] ### Show Tags 07 Jul 2008, 10:18 00:00 Difficulty: (N/A) Question Stats: 0% (00:00) correct 0% (00:00) wrong based on 0 sessions ### HideShow timer Statistics 151. At the beginning of the year, the city allocated$150 million to cover the increase in wages that it expected to approve as a result of negotiations with the municipal labor unions.
(A) increase in wages that it expected to approve as a result of negotiations
(B) increased wages it expected to approve from negotiations
(C) increasing wages expected to be approved as a result of negotiating
(D) negotiated increases in wages it expected to approve
(E) increases expected to be approved in wages from negotiating

152.At the invitation of Kwame Nkrumah, W. E. B. Du Bois settled in Gharla and became the editor of the Encyclopedia Africana.
(A) At the invitation of
(B) When he was invited by
(C) An invitation coming from
(D) An invitation that came from
(E) After having an invitation by

153.At the time of the Mexican agrarian revolution, the most radical faction, that of Zapata and his followers, proposed a return to communal ownership of land, to what had been a pre-Columbian form of ownership respected by the Spaniards.
(A) land, to what had been a pre-Columbian form of ownership respected by the Spaniards
(B) land, a form of ownership of the pre-Columbians and respected by the Spaniards
(C) land, respected by the Spaniards and a pre-Columbian form of ownership
(D) land in which a pre-Columbian form of ownership was respected by the Spaniards
(E) land that had been a pre-Columbian form of ownership respected by the Spaniards

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07 Jul 2008, 10:37
(A) increase in wages that it expected to approve as a result of negotiations
Seems OK.

(B) increased wages it expected to approve from negotiations
"from negotiations" misplaced modifier.

(C) increasing wages expected to be approved as a result of negotiating
"as a result of negotiations" and not "as a result of negotiating".

(D) negotiated increases in wages it expected to approve
negotiations are happening so we cannot say negotiated.

(E) increases expected to be approved in wages from negotiating
"from negotiating" misplaced.

152.At the invitation of Kwame Nkrumah, W. E. B. Du Bois settled in Gharla and became the editor of the Encyclopedia Africana.

First Bois received invitation, after than he settled. E is clearly expressing this sequence.

153.At the time of the Mexican agrarian revolution, the most radical faction, that of Zapata and his followers, proposed a return to communal ownership of land, to what had been a pre-Columbian form of ownership respected by the Spaniards.
Between A and E, I will go for A.
B and C incorrectly add "and" in sentence.
D changes meaning. "it is still respected by spaniards".
E that incorrect modifies land.
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