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26 Aug 2006, 23:43
evidence...that...based on... both idiomatic.

(E) is succinct and actively phrased. Select it and click confirm.
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26 Aug 2006, 23:51
Agree with E...

'that' is required in the sentence.
E is concise.
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27 Aug 2006, 06:17
My vote for E
(A) that the North American Indians have developed advanced full-year calendars basing them
"have developed" is not correct
(B) of the North American Indians who have developed advanced full-year calendars and based them
same as A
(C) of the development of advanced full-year calendars by North American Indians, basing them
not clear who/what "them" refers to
(D) of the North American Indians and their development of advanced full-year calendars based
implies that the calendar stick was the first evidence of existence of the North American Indians
(E) that the North American Indians developed advanced full-year calendars based
My choice
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27 Aug 2006, 06:44
anandsebastin wrote:
My vote for E
(A) that the North American Indians have developed advanced full-year calendars basing them
"have developed" is not correct
(B) of the North American Indians who have developed advanced full-year calendars and based them
same as A
(C) of the development of advanced full-year calendars by North American Indians, basing them
not clear who/what "them" refers to
(D) of the North American Indians and their development of advanced full-year calendars based
implies that the calendar stick was the first evidence of existence of the North American Indians
(E) that the North American Indians developed advanced full-year calendars based
My choice

Good job Anand Thanks for explaining each choice
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27 Aug 2006, 07:51
Straight E.

A,B,C are out because of "basing them".

D is out because of "first evidence of the North American Indians"
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