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# Because there are provisions of the new maritime code that

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Because there are provisions of the new maritime code that [#permalink]

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10 Feb 2009, 03:36
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Because there are provisions of the new maritime code that provide that even tiny islets can be the basis for claims to the fisheries and oil fields of large sea areas, they have already stimulated international disputes over uninhabited islands.

A. Because there are provisions of the new maritime code that provide that even tiny islets can be the basis for claims to the fisheries and oil fields of large sea areas, they have already stimulated

B. Because the new maritime code provides that even tiny islets can be the basis for claims to the fisheries and oil fields of large sea areas, it has already stimulated

C. Even tiny islets can be the basis for claims to the fisheries and oil fields of large sea areas under provisions of the new maritime code, already stimulated

D. Because even tiny islets can be the basis for claims to the fisheries and oil fields of large areas under maritime code, this has already stimulated

E. Because even tiny islets can be the basis for claims to the fisheries and oil fields of large areas under provisions of the new maritime code, which is already stimulating

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Re: GmatPrep SC: Provisions of the new maritime code [#permalink]

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10 Feb 2009, 05:45
Because there are provisions of the new maritime code that provide that even tiny islets can be the basis for claims to the fisheries and oil fields of large sea areas, they have already stimulated international disputes over uninhabited islands.

A. Because there are provisions of the new maritime code that provide that even tiny islets can be the basis for claims to the fisheries and oil fields of large sea areas, they have already stimulated

B. Because the new maritime code provides that even tiny islets can be the basis for claims to the fisheries and oil fields of large sea areas, it has already stimulated (right)

C. Even tiny islets can be the basis for claims to the fisheries and oil fields of large sea areas under provisions of the new maritime code, already stimulated

D. Because even tiny islets can be the basis for claims to the fisheries and oil fields of large areas under maritime code, this has already stimulated

E. Because even tiny islets can be the basis for claims to the fisheries and oil fields of large areas under provisions of the new maritime code, which is already stimulating

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Re: GmatPrep SC: Provisions of the new maritime code [#permalink]

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10 Feb 2009, 11:06
B...at first read the "it" sounded ambiguous, but it can only be referring to the maritime code

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Re: GmatPrep SC: Provisions of the new maritime code [#permalink]

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11 Feb 2009, 08:03
Because there are provisions of the new maritime code that provide that even tiny islets can be the basis for claims to the fisheries and oil fields of large sea areas, they have already stimulated international disputes over uninhabited islands.

A. Because there are provisions of the new maritime code that provide that even tiny islets can be the basis for claims to the fisheries and oil fields of large sea areas, they have already stimulated

B. Because the new maritime code provides that even tiny islets can be the basis for claims to the fisheries and oil fields of large sea areas, it has already stimulated

C. Even tiny islets can be the basis for claims to the fisheries and oil fields of large sea areas under provisions of the new maritime code, already stimulated

D. Because even tiny islets can be the basis for claims to the fisheries and oil fields of large areas under maritime code, this has already stimulated

E. Because even tiny islets can be the basis for claims to the fisheries and oil fields of large areas under provisions of the new maritime code, which is already stimulating

Pick B.

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Re: GmatPrep SC: Provisions of the new maritime code [#permalink]

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11 Feb 2009, 13:40
Hi mates,

IMO B

A out: it shoould be "provides" because it modifies "code" which is singular
C out: wordy
D out: the use of "this" as a subject is akward
E out: wordy

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Re: GmatPrep SC: Provisions of the new maritime code [#permalink]

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16 Feb 2009, 07:09
OA is B, Source is GmatPrep. tnx all

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Re: GmatPrep SC: Provisions of the new maritime code   [#permalink] 16 Feb 2009, 07:09
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