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# GMAT Club Experimental SC 2-7

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A conventional lead-acid battery is made up of a series of cells, which contain a positive electrode made from lead dioxide and a negative electrode of metallic lead.
A. which contain a positive electrode made from
B. which contains a positive electrode made of
C. that contain a positive electrode made of
D. each contains a positive electrode made of
E. each of which contains a positive electrode made of

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19 Mar 2009, 04:42
Another good question.
I will chose E. which conveys the right meaning that each cell contains...........

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21 Mar 2009, 21:54
Looks like this one got a bit ignored. Can I stir things up with the OA?

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In A, though “which” correctly modifies the noun “cells” but alters the meaning. Also “made from” is incorrect idiom. The correct form of idiom is “made of”. A is not parallel also. B is same as in A, “which” in B correctly modifies the noun “cells” but the verb is mismatched. “which” refers to plural noun “cell” and require plural verb contain. The use of “That” in C is not correct after a comma to correctly modify the noun “cells”. Without “which’, the sentence becomes a run-on in D. In E, the correct choice, "each of which” clearly makes the expression more clear and unambiguous. “which” refers to “cells” and “each” clarifies that every cell contains a positive electrode made of lead dioxide and a negative electrode of metallic lead.
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21 Mar 2009, 22:34
Love this Q and did get E.

clearly A is wrong because it breaks parallelism

that and comma together. No way. C is out

In B, which refers to plural cells but the singular verb contains does not match

I almost picked D and then noted that singular each cannot refer to plural cells.

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