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# The hyposthesis has been advanced that the ancestors of such

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The hyposthesis has been advanced that the ancestors of such plants and animals as the giant sequoia, the alligator, and the horse appeared on the fringes of arctic ocean millions of years[b][u]before lower latitudes[/u][/b]

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b) before at lower latitudes
c) before they did it at lower latitudes
d) before they appeared at lower latitudes
e) preceding their appearance at lower latitudes.
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30 May 2007, 04:43
a) before lower latitudes - Before what???
b) before at lower latitudes - at -why???
c) before they did it at lower latitudes - Use of it
d) before they appeared at lower latitudes
e) preceding their appearance at lower latitudes. - Too long.

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30 May 2007, 05:15
thanks vc019
OA is D
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30 May 2007, 18:59
The hyposthesis has been advanced that the ancestors of such plants and animals as the giant sequoia, the alligator, and the horse appeared on the fringes of arctic ocean millions of years before lower latitudes

a) => animals appeared befre lower latitudes !!
b) before at lower latitudes => incomplete
c) before they did it at lower latitudes => "it" what ??
d) before they appeared at lower latitudes
e) preceding their appearance at lower latitudes. => wordy

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25 Apr 2012, 22:46
Guys I think They in D refer to ancestors.

Pls correct if wrong
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26 Apr 2012, 01:00
GMATD11 wrote:
Guys I think They in D refer to ancestors.

Pls correct if wrong

You are right. The sentence tells that ancestors (then there are examples of particular plants and animals) appeared on the fringes of arctic ocean before they appeared at lower latitudes.
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