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10. Many of them chiseled from solid rock centuries ago, the mountainous regions of northern Ethiopia are dotted with hundreds of monasteries.
(A) Many of them chiseled from solid rock centuries ago, the mountainous regions of northern Ethiopia are dotted with hundreds of monasteries.
(B) Chiseled from solid rock centuries ago, the mountainous regions of northern Ethiopia are dotted with many hundreds of monasteries.
(C) Hundreds of monasteries, many of them chiseled from solid rock centuries ago, are dotting the mountainous regions of northern Ethiopia.
(D) The mountainous regions of northern Ethiopia are dotted with hundreds of monasteries, many of which are chiseled from solid rock centuries ago.
(E) The mountainous regions of northern Ethiopia are dotted with hundreds of monasteries, many of them chiseled from solid rock centuries ago
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 [#permalink] New post 15 Dec 2005, 08:38
Great modifier. D looks like the trap answer until we notice that the verb tense is wrong.

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 [#permalink] New post 15 Dec 2005, 09:18
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need to modify : monasteries

many hundreds is redundant.
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many hundreds is redundant.[/quote]

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 [#permalink] New post 15 Dec 2005, 09:24
GMATT73 wrote:
many hundreds is redundant.


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dotted with many hundreds of monasteries

conveys the same meaning as:
dotted with hundreds of monasteries


I have heard "several hundreds" but not "many hundreds" :)
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 [#permalink] New post 15 Dec 2005, 20:49
I am tempted to pick D.

Is it clear the "they" in E is modifying the regions or the monasteries :?:
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 [#permalink] New post 17 Dec 2005, 03:04
E is better than D because "which" is D is a bit confusing. Using "them" in E is much better because it clearly refers to monasteries.
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