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Of all the grasses with seeds that yield flour, wheat makes

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Of all the grasses with seeds that yield flour, wheat makes the best white bread and the finest pastries.

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(B) Of all the grasses the seeds of which yield flour
(C) From the grasses with flour-yielding seeds
(D) From among those grasses with flour-yielding seeds
(E) A flour-yielding seed from among all of the grasses

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I think it is A. Others are not making sense, even grammatically.


becoolja wrote:
Of all the grasses with seeds that yield flour, wheat makes the best white bread and the finest pastries.

(A)
(B) Of all the grasses the seeds of which yield flour
(C) From the grasses with flour-yielding seeds
(D) From among those grasses with flour-yielding seeds
(E) A flour-yielding seed from among all of the grasses

Please explain :-)

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New post 21 Jul 2004, 07:53
I think either A or B. It's hard to select but I will vote for "B"

In B, "the seeds of which yield flour" functions as adjective clause modifying " grasses ". It's very clear.

For A, "with seeds that yield flour" looks quite ambiguous???? This prepositional phrase can modify " grasses" at the front or "wheat" at the back???


How about QA?
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Answer should be E

<B>Of all the grasses with seeds </B> should be followed by some kind of grass, and not wheat (a seed)

Only E corrects this error by starting with "A flour-yielding seed...., wheat"
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New post 22 Jul 2004, 22:29
That is true. However, can we use "from among" as used in E?
That is my doubt.

Vithal wrote:
Answer should be E

<B>Of all the grasses with seeds </B> should be followed by some kind of grass, and not wheat (a seed)

Only E corrects this error by starting with "A flour-yielding seed...., wheat"

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