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When the government of a nation announced recently that a leader of the nation’s political opposition had died of a mysterious illness in prison, few seasoned observers of the regime were surprised. As the police captain in an old movie remarked when asked about the condition of a prisoner, “We’re trying to decide whether he committed suicide or died trying to escape.â€
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Can't decide between B and E... :?

If on the exam, I'd guess B and move on :)
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 [#permalink] New post 27 Mar 2007, 19:36
OA is E.

How did you get down to B and E.
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 [#permalink] New post 27 Mar 2007, 20:51
I think it is E b'cos

government of a nation announced leader of the nation’s political opposition had died of a mysterious illness in prison. And [b]few [/b]seasoned observers of the regime were surprised.

"We’re trying to decide whether he committed suicide or died trying to escape.â€
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 [#permalink] New post 27 Mar 2007, 21:26
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OA is E.

How did you get down to B and E.


A and D are basically the same (if A, why not D? and vice versa)

As for C, it is just what the passage suggests by using the word "mysterious"... it's nothing new.... :?

Ack! had 50% chance of getting it right, and got it wrong! :cry:
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 [#permalink] New post 27 Mar 2007, 21:27
[i]“We’re trying to decide whether he committed suicide or died trying to escape.â€
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