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Manifestations of Islamic political militancy in the first [#permalink] New post 19 Jun 2009, 07:49
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Manifestations of Islamic political militancy in the first period of religious reformism were the rise of the
Wahhabis in Arabia, the Sanusi in Cyrenaica. the Fulani in Nigeria, the Mahdi in the Sudan, and
the
victory of the Usuli "mujtahids" in Shiite Iran and Iraq.

(A) Manifestations of Islamic political militancy in the first period of religious reformism were the rise of the
Wahhabis in Arabia, the Sanusi in Cyrenaica, the Fulani in Nigeria, the Mahdi in the Sudan, and
(B) Manifestations of Islamic political militancy in the first period of religious reformism were shown in the
rise of the Wahhabis in Arabia, the Sanusi in Cyrenaica, the Fulani in Nigeria, the Mahdi in the Sudan,
and also
(C) In the first period of religious reformism, manifestations of Islamic political militancy were the rise of the
Wahhabis in Arabia, of the Sanusi in Cyrenaica, the Fulani in Nigeria, the Mahdi in the Sudan, and
(D) In the first period of religious reformism, manifestations of Islamic political militancy were shown in the
rise of the Wahhabis in Arabia, the Sanusi in Cyrenaica, the Fulani in Nigeria, the Mahdi in the Sudan,
and
(E) In the first period of religious reformism, Islamic political militancy was manifested in the rise of the
Wahhabis in Arabia, the Sanusi in Cyrenaica, the Fulani in Nigeria, and the Mahdi in the Sudan, and in

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B - has 'and also' doesnt seem to fit in
C- 'of the Sanusi in Cyrenaica,' - not similar

'D' seems to be correct for me.

Can anyone help me in find the other grammatical issues.. :(
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Re: Manifestations of Islamic political militancy [#permalink] New post 19 Jun 2009, 09:33
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D has modifier error.

E - seems to be correct. rise of X and victory of Y. So, and is required in the end.
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Re: Manifestations of Islamic political militancy [#permalink] New post 19 Jun 2009, 09:51
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Manifestations of Islamic political militancy in the first period of religious reformism were the rise of the
Wahhabis in Arabia, the Sanusi in Cyrenaica. the Fulani in Nigeria, the Mahdi in the Sudan, and
the
victory of the Usuli "mujtahids" in Shiite Iran and Iraq.

(A) Manifestations of Islamic political militancy in the first period of religious reformism were the rise of the
Wahhabis in Arabia, the Sanusi in Cyrenaica, the Fulani in Nigeria, the Mahdi in the Sudan, and
(B) Manifestations of Islamic political militancy in the first period of religious reformism were shown in the
rise of the Wahhabis in Arabia, the Sanusi in Cyrenaica, the Fulani in Nigeria, the Mahdi in the Sudan,
and also
(C) In the first period of religious reformism, manifestations of Islamic political militancy were the rise of the
Wahhabis in Arabia, of the Sanusi in Cyrenaica, the Fulani in Nigeria, the Mahdi in the Sudan, and
(D) In the first period of religious reformism, manifestations of Islamic political militancy were shown in the
rise of the Wahhabis in Arabia, the Sanusi in Cyrenaica, the Fulani in Nigeria, the Mahdi in the Sudan,
and
(E) In the first period of religious reformism, Islamic political militancy was manifested in the rise of the
Wahhabis in Arabia, the Sanusi in Cyrenaica, the Fulani in Nigeria, and the Mahdi in the Sudan, and in

Answer
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E

B - has 'and also' doesnt seem to fit in
C- 'of the Sanusi in Cyrenaica,' - not similar

'D' seems to be correct for me.

Can anyone help me in find the other grammatical issues.. :(


A is awkward because there's just too much between manifestations and the word 'were'
In B, 'shown' is redundant; manifestation is itself used to convey demonstration
C is out because few examples use 'of' and the rest don't
D again is out because of 'shown'
Check out E
In the first period of religious reformism, Islamic political militancy was manifested in the rise of the
Wahhabis in Arabia, the Sanusi in Cyrenaica, the Fulani in Nigeria, and the Mahdi in the Sudan, and in

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Re: Manifestations of Islamic political militancy [#permalink] New post 19 Jun 2009, 10:41
IMO E
Parallelism inside Parallelism
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Re: Manifestations of Islamic political militancy [#permalink] New post 20 Apr 2010, 07:12
Manifestations of Islamic political militancy in the first period of religious reformism were the rise of the Wahhabis in Arabia, the Sanusi in Cyrenaica. the Fulani in Nigeria, the Mahdi in the Sudan, and the victory of the Usuli "mujtahids" in Shiite Iran and Iraq.

(A) Manifestations of Islamic political militancy in the first period of religious reformism were the rise of the Wahhabis in Arabia, the Sanusi in Cyrenaica, the Fulani in Nigeria, the Mahdi in the Sudan, and - not parallel

(B) Manifestations of Islamic political militancy in the first period of religious reformism were shown in the rise of the Wahhabis in Arabia, the Sanusi in Cyrenaica, the Fulani in Nigeria, the Mahdi in the Sudan, and also - not parallel

(C) In the first period of religious reformism, manifestations of Islamic political militancy were the rise of the Wahhabis in Arabia, of the Sanusi in Cyrenaica, the Fulani in Nigeria, the Mahdi in the Sudan, and - not parallel

(D) In the first period of religious reformism, manifestations of Islamic political militancy were shown in the rise of the Wahhabis in Arabia, the Sanusi in Cyrenaica, the Fulani in Nigeria, the Mahdi in the Sudan, and - not parallel

(E) In the first period of religious reformism, Islamic political militancy was manifested in the rise of the Wahhabis in Arabia, the Sanusi in Cyrenaica, the Fulani in Nigeria, and the Mahdi in the Sudan, and in - correct
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Re: Manifestations of Islamic political militancy [#permalink] New post 31 Dec 2010, 09:17
yea. E for me. parallerlism for 'in'
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Re: Manifestations of Islamic political militancy [#permalink] New post 23 Mar 2011, 11:57
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well, only reading is enough to solve this question. All options are awkward except Option E. therefore answer is E

Also Option A, B,C,D all contains "manifestations were of" which is a wrong use.
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Re: Manifestations of Islamic political militancy [#permalink] New post 01 Sep 2011, 07:45
In the first period of religious reformism- correctly modifies "Islamic political militancy" in E. Other options have basic modifier problem. Heck of a long question!
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Re: Manifestations of Islamic political militancy [#permalink] New post 01 Sep 2011, 08:58
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The most important thing note in this topic is the use of ‘and’ in a list or series parallelism case as this.

There are two effects of the manifestations i.e. 1. The rise 2. The victory. Both are two independedrt factors and each has to maintain its norms of list //ism. The rise has four arms, namely the Wahabis, the Sansui, the Fulani and then the fourth and the last one the Mahdi, which has to be conjugated with “a comma + and ”. If you closely watch, only E uses “the comma and the and” after the Fulani in Nigeria and that is the reason it is the answer.

The second factor ‘the victory’ is an independent one, and after all a rise is different from a victory and it has to be again separated by ‘an and’

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Re: Manifestations of Islamic political militancy in the first [#permalink] New post 28 Oct 2012, 05:55
The answer is definitely E...... :-D
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