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# cheetah

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25 May 2007, 01:55
The cheetah seems to be headed for extinction because, resulting from intensive inbreeding generations ago, the species has so little genetic variation that it is extremely vulnerable to enviornmental change.

a) because, resulting from intensive inbreeding genrations ago,
b) because, as a result of intensive inbreeding genrations ago,
c) because they inbred intensively genrations ago so that
d) because there was intensive inbreeding generations ago and
e) as a result of their intensive inbreeding generations ago, and
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25 May 2007, 06:45
Balvinder wrote:
The cheetah seems to be headed for extinction because, resulting from intensive inbreeding generations ago, the species has so little genetic variation that it is extremely vulnerable to enviornmental change.

a) because, resulting from intensive inbreeding genrations ago,
b) because, as a result of intensive inbreeding genrations ago,
c) because they inbred intensively genrations ago so that
d) because there was intensive inbreeding generations ago and
e) as a result of their intensive inbreeding generations ago, and

B is appropriate here

as a result of
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25 May 2007, 08:21
I think its B.

Coz "as a result of " is a idiomtic phrase.
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25 May 2007, 11:45
B seems to be the best choice.
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25 May 2007, 12:28
because.... as a result... are redundant.
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25 May 2007, 14:42
my take on D
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25 May 2007, 14:43
my mistake ...its B

~sara
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26 May 2007, 04:55
a) because, resulting from intensive inbreeding generations ago, - because/resulting redundant.
b) because, as a result of intensive inbreeding generations ago, - because, as a result redundant.
c) because they inbred intensively generations ago so that "so" is redundant.
d) because there was intensive inbreeding generations ago and
e) as a result of their intensive inbreeding generations ago, and

Here is how I thought

A, B & C - Eliminate - They have redundant words

left with D & E
E uses the correct idiom - as a result of X and Y

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26 May 2007, 12:53
The cheetah seems to be headed for extinction because, resulting from intensive inbreeding generations ago, the species has so little genetic variation that it is extremely vulnerable to enviornmental change.

a) because, resulting from intensive inbreeding genrations ago,
b) because, as a result of intensive inbreeding genrations ago,
c) because they inbred intensively genrations ago so that
d) because there was intensive inbreeding generations ago and
e) as a result of their intensive inbreeding generations ago, and

IMO - D whats OA?
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26 May 2007, 16:56
The cheetah seems to be headed for extinction because (independent clause)
B !
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26 May 2007, 18:56
Swagatalakshmi wrote:
The cheetah seems to be headed for extinction because (independent clause)
B !

Hi Swagat,can u tell me why A is wrong....Resulting vs as a result of??
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27 May 2007, 10:49
Please post the OA for this...
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30 May 2007, 02:58
B for me too
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30 May 2007, 03:47
sorry friends i dont have the OA.
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29 Sep 2007, 13:07
OA is 'E'
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29 Sep 2007, 23:52
Balvinder wrote:
The cheetah seems to be headed for extinction because, resulting from intensive inbreeding generations ago, the species has so little genetic variation that it is extremely vulnerable to enviornmental change.

a) because, resulting from intensive inbreeding genrations ago,
b) because, as a result of intensive inbreeding genrations ago,
c) because they inbred intensively genrations ago so that
d) because there was intensive inbreeding generations ago and
e) as a result of their intensive inbreeding generations ago, and

I get B as well.

how is the OA E???
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30 Sep 2007, 02:53
humtum0 wrote:
OA is 'E'

wot is d source??

even m opting for B
Re: OA   [#permalink] 30 Sep 2007, 02:53
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