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Glaciologists believe that the frozen corpse recently found in a melting Alpine glacier, apparently the body of a shepherd who is thought to have lived about 4,600 years ago, was preserved uncrushed by snow and ice because of the body's unique topographical position

A apparently the body of a shepherd who is thought to have lived
B the body of a shepherd, apparently, who was thought to live
C the body of an apparent shepherd who was though to live
D the body of a shepherd who is thought of as apparently living
E the body of a shepherd who was apparently thought to live

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Re: SC Glaciologists - Toughie [#permalink] New post 15 Jul 2010, 10:22
I narrowed to A and E but did not understand which one to pick.

Can someone explain how to pick between A and E?
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Re: SC Glaciologists - Toughie [#permalink] New post 15 Jul 2010, 10:26
What is the source of this question?? "The body of shepherd" is modifying "glacier". :?:
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Re: SC Glaciologists - Toughie [#permalink] New post 15 Jul 2010, 20:43
I go for E.Was....was parallel and proper structure.Toughie actually.
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Re: SC Glaciologists - Toughie [#permalink] New post 15 Jul 2010, 20:51
In A, can "apparently" modify "the"? I would assume it would need to have commas?
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The OA is A.

If you notice the split ----> believe "is" / believe "was".
Since belief is still true glaciologists still believe, so we have to use the present and present perfect tense. "is" and "have lived"

Only two choices A and D make sense. D gets eliminated for obvious reasons. A it is.
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Re: SC Glaciologists - Toughie [#permalink] New post 29 Jul 2010, 23:09
I went for B .......but I forgot to look at the Tense .........
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Re: SC Glaciologists - Toughie [#permalink] New post 01 Aug 2010, 09:05
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The OA is A.

If you notice the split ----> believe "is" / believe "was".
Since belief is still true glaciologists still believe, so we have to use the present and present perfect tense. "is" and "have lived"

Only two choices A and D make sense. D gets eliminated for obvious reasons. A it is.


for a change my reasoning is same as ( or like ??) yours !!.....

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Re: SC Glaciologists - Toughie [#permalink] New post 08 Aug 2010, 18:36
A is correct.

"to have lived" needs to be used instead of "to live" because he is no longer alive.
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Re: SC Glaciologists - Toughie [#permalink] New post 01 Oct 2011, 15:08
very tricky~!!!

but after looking at it, it is clearly A. Found being the more recent action... and 'have lived' would be the action that took place before it being found.
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Re: SC Glaciologists - Toughie [#permalink] New post 01 Oct 2011, 18:23
+1 for A. I arrived at the answer more by eliminating other choices than by picking the right one.

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Re: SC Glaciologists - Toughie [#permalink] New post 01 Oct 2011, 18:45
IMO with A

As he is talking about past "Lived" is the correct usage
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Re: SC Glaciologists - Toughie [#permalink] New post 02 Oct 2011, 05:22
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Glaciologists believe that the frozen corpse recently found in a melting Alpine glacier, apparently the body of a shepherd who is thought to have lived about 4,600 years ago, was preserved uncrushed by snow and ice because of the body's unique topographical position

A apparently the body of a shepherd who is thought to have lived
B the body of a shepherd, apparently, who was thought to live
C the body of an apparent shepherd who was though to live
D the body of a shepherd who is thought of as apparently living
E the body of a shepherd who was apparently thought to live


Apparently must modify the body of shepherd. In all other answer choices apparently is modifier things other than body.
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