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# Believed to have originated from local hospitals,oceangoing

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Manager
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06 Apr 2007, 20:29
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Believed to have originated from local hospitals,oceangoing garbage scows dump medical refuse that may provide an explanation for the existence of unacceptable levels of pollution at several local beaches.
(A)Believed to have originated from local hospitals,oceangoing garbage scows dump medical refuse that
(B)Oceangoing garbage scows dump medical refuse that is believed to have originated from local hospitals, and this
(C)Oceangoing garbage scows dump medical refuse, believed to have originated from local hospitals, that
(D)Originated, it is believed, from local hospitals, an oceangoing garbage scow dump medical refuse and
(E)Originating, it is believed, from local hospitals, oceangoing garbage scows dump medical refuse and
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06 Apr 2007, 20:56
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07 Apr 2007, 08:23
I think its B.
C requires a conjunction before that.
Otherwise it says medical refuse provides an explanation.
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07 Apr 2007, 09:53
I would go with B.
problem i think with C -
It is not clear, what does "that" refer to. Does it refer to "local hospitals" or "garbage".

what do u think guys ??
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07 Apr 2007, 16:59
OA is B.
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07 Apr 2007, 17:35
nitinneha wrote:
Believed to have originated from local hospitals,oceangoing garbage scows dump medical refuse that may provide an explanation for the existence of unacceptable levels of pollution at several local beaches.
(A)Believed to have originated from local hospitals,oceangoing garbage scows dump medical refuse that
(B)Oceangoing garbage scows dump medical refuse that is believed to have originated from local hospitals, and this
(C)Oceangoing garbage scows dump medical refuse, believed to have originated from local hospitals, that
(D)Originated, it is believed, from local hospitals, an oceangoing garbage scow dump medical refuse and
(E)Originating, it is believed, from local hospitals, oceangoing garbage scows dump medical refuse and

:P This is the weirdest SC that I have seen on this site till now. Sorry guys. I just dont have any clue about this.
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08 Apr 2007, 05:23
Believed to have originated from local hospitals,oceangoing garbage scows dump medical refuse that may provide an explanation for the existence of unacceptable levels of pollution at several local beaches.
(A)Believed to have originated from local hospitals,oceangoing garbage scows dump medical refuse [b]that[/b] *****improper pronoun reference. It looks like- 'that' is used for the refuse but it should be used for the dumping process.******
(B)Oceangoing garbage scows dump medical refuse that is believed to have originated from local hospitals, and this *******Correct. correct use of conjunction 'AND' joining two clauses.********
(C)Oceangoing garbage scows dump medical refuse, believed to have originated from local hospitals, that ******don't know what the 'that' is referring to***
(D)Originated, it is believed, from local hospitals, an oceangoing garbage scow dump medical refuse and *******Incorrect 'scow' is used instead of correct 'scows'*****
(E)Originating, it is believed, from local hospitals, oceangoing garbage scows dump medical refuse and
*****Gerund is not needed...awkward construction****
08 Apr 2007, 05:23
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