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The clumpiness of galaxies runs contrary to one of the essential tenets of modern cosmology: the cosmological principle, the concept that the universe is homogeneous and isotropic, it has no preferred place or orientation.

(A) the concept that the universe is homogeneous and isotropic, it has
(B) the concept that the universe is homogeneous and isotropic, that it has
(C) the concept of the universe being homogeneous and isotropic, and of its having
(D) the concept of the universe which is homogeneous and isotropic, and of its having
(E) the concept the universe is homogeneous and isotropic, for it has

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New post 17 Jul 2006, 18:10
I tend to think C is the most correct even though 'being' is frowned upon.
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New post 17 Jul 2006, 21:18
Picking B.
' the concept that the universe '
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New post 17 Jul 2006, 21:28
The choice is between A and B

Will go with B. concept that ......... better than concept of
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New post 19 Jul 2006, 07:27
Are u sure that there is a correct answear in this one after a lot of thinking I do not know which one to pick
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I was also thinking between A and B but in the first case and then in the second, after the comma it does not seem redundant in the sentence considering that the subject seems to be clear ......
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New post 19 Jul 2006, 09:26
I also think it is B, it seems ||

the cosmological principle, the concept that the universe is homogeneous and isotropic, that it has no preferred place or orientation.

It makes sense and refers to universe, because a concept doesn't have preferred place or orientation
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New post 19 Jul 2006, 09:40
It's B. We either need "and" or "that" to complete the sentence.
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(B) the concept that the universe is homogeneous and isotropic, that it has
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New post 19 Jul 2006, 19:56
ps_dahiya wrote:
Between A and B,

I choose B.


B doesn't have "and" ... don't we need 'and' here ?
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New post 20 Jul 2006, 06:36
sharadGmat wrote:
ps_dahiya wrote:
Between A and B,

I choose B.


B doesn't have "and" ... don't we need 'and' here ?


Agreed that the sentence would sound better with "and," but it`s the best of the lot.

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New post 20 Jul 2006, 22:35
OA is B.
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New post 21 Jul 2006, 10:26
The choice was between A and B.
B is the best available option.
"and" would have made B even more better.

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