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Can someone help me to understand this one correctly? Thx in advance.

Sunspots, vortices of gas associated with strong electromagnetic activity, are visible as dark spots on the surface of the Sun but have never been sighted on the Sun’s poles or equator.

(A) are visible as dark spots on the surface of the Sun but have never been sighted on
(B) are visible as dark spots that never have been sighted on the surface of the Sun
(C) appear on the surface of the Sun as dark spots although never sighted at
(D) appear as dark spots on the surface of the Sun, although never having been sighted at
(E) appear as dark spots on the Sun’s surface, which have never been sighted on
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25 Jun 2008, 20:51
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Can someone help me to understand this one correctly? Thx in advance.

Sunspots, vortices of gas associated with strong electromagnetic activity, are visible as dark spots on the surface of the Sun but have never been sighted on the Sun’s poles or equator.

(A) are visible as dark spots on the surface of the Sun but have never been sighted on
(B) are visible as dark spots that never have been sighted on the surface of the Sun
(C) appear on the surface of the Sun as dark spots although never sighted at
(D) appear as dark spots on the surface of the Sun, although never having been sighted at
(E) appear as dark spots on the Sun’s surface, which have never been sighted on

A.
B. changes the meaning
C. wrong tense.
D. similar to C.
E. wrong reference.
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25 Jun 2008, 22:05
Right answer is A even though 1000Sc says is C.

This is a OG 11th edition question. (pg. 666 , question #9)
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25 Jun 2008, 22:08
Right answer is A even though 1000Sc says is C.

This is a OG 11th edition question. (pg. 666 , question #9)

The OA is A from the OG11

below are their explainations

A) Correct. This sentence clearly and correctly draws a contrast between where sunspots are found and where they are not.

B) changing the modifying clause so that that never ... sun distorts the meaning of the sentence; the contrast is lost.

C) Although typically introduces a subordinate clause, which has a subject and a verb, but here there is no subject and sighted is not a complete verb

D) Although typically introduces a subordinate clause, which has a subject and a verb, but here there is no subject of the clause and having been sighted is not a complete verb phrase.

E) The relative pronoun which should immediately follow its referent; here which illogically follows surface and its intended referent, either sunspot or dark spots, becomes unclear.
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25 Jun 2008, 22:08
bhatiagp wrote:
Right answer is A even though 1000Sc says is C.

This is a OG 11th edition question. (pg. 666 , question #9)

If that is true, then I'm saved. Any other thougths???
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