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Because of their ability to consume large numbers of aphids, some gardeners are releasing ladybugs into the rose gardens at the palace.

A) Because of their ability to consume large numbers of aphids, some gardeners are releasing ladybugs into the rose gardens at the palace

B) They have the ability to consume large numbers of aphids, so some gardeners are releasing ladybugs into the rose gardens at the palace

C) Some gardeners are releasing ladybugs into the rose gardens at the palace because they have the ability to consume large numbers of aphids

D) Some gardeners are releasing ladybugs, which have the ability to consume large number of aphids, into the rose gardens at the palace

E) Ladybugs can consume large numbers of aphids, and so gardeners had been releasing them into the rose gardens at the palace

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Because of their ability to consume large numbers of aphids, some gardeners are releasing ladybugs into the rose gardens at the palace.

A) Because of their ability to consume large numbers of aphids, some gardeners are releasing ladybugs into the rose gardens at the palace

B) They have the ability to consume large numbers of aphids, so some gardeners are releasing ladybugs into the rose gardens at the palace

C) Some gardeners are releasing ladybugs into the rose gardens at the palace because they have the ability to consume large numbers of aphids

D) Some gardeners are releasing ladybugs, which have the ability to consume large number of aphids, into the rose gardens at the palace

E) Ladybugs can consume large numbers of aphids, and so gardeners had been releasing them into the rose gardens at the palace




A) Because of their ability to consume large numbers of aphids, some gardeners are releasing ladybugs into the rose gardens at the palace
STARTING MODIFIER :Because of their ability to consume large numbers of aphids==>THIS IS INCORRECTLY MODIFYING GARDENERS.

B) They have the ability to consume large numbers of aphids, so some gardeners are releasing ladybugs into the rose gardens at the palace==>USE OF PRONOUN THEY IS AMBIGUOUS.

C) Some gardeners are releasing ladybugs into the rose gardens at the palace because they have the ability to consume large numbers of aphids
USE OF PRONOUN THEY IS AMBIGUOUS.

D) Some gardeners are releasing ladybugs, which have the ability to consume large number of aphids, into the rose gardens at the palace
CORRECT

E) Ladybugs can consume large numbers of aphids, and so gardeners had been releasing them into the rose gardens at the palace
INCORRECT USE OF PAST PERFECT.

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Re: Because of their ability to consume large numbers of [#permalink]

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New post 06 Aug 2013, 14:58
In choice D, shouldn't "consume large number" be "consume a large number"?
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Because of their ability to consume large numbers of aphids, some gardeners are releasing ladybugs into the rose gardens at the palace.

A) Because of their ability to consume large numbers of aphids, some gardeners are releasing ladybugs into the rose gardens at the palace

'their' is ambiguous

B) They have the ability to consume large numbers of aphids, so some gardeners are releasing ladybugs into the rose gardens at the palace
'they' is ambiguous


C) Some gardeners are releasing ladybugs into the rose gardens at the palace because they have the ability to consume large numbers of aphids
'they' is ambiguous

D) Some gardeners are releasing ladybugs, which have the ability to consume large number of aphids, into the rose gardens at the palace
correct

E) Ladybugs can consume large numbers of aphids, and so gardeners had been releasing them into the rose gardens at the palace
'had been releasing' is not correct grama
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New post 29 Aug 2017, 00:42
The answer is D
Pronoun ambiguity is removed and modifier are in correct place

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