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Historical revisionism is different from history in that the former

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Historical revisionism is different from history in that the former involves either the illegitimate distortion of the historical records or the legitimate scholastic re-examination of existing knowledge about a historical event, which is a form of historical negotionism

A. in that the former involves either the illegitimate distortion of the historical records or the legitimate scholastic re-examination of existing knowledge about a historical event.
B. because the former involves either the illegitimate distortion of the historical records or the legitimate scholastic re-examination of existing knowledge about a historical event.
C. in that the former involves either the legitimate scholastic re-examination of existing knowledge about a historical event or the illegitimate distortion of the historical records
D. because the former involves either the legitimate scholastic re-examination of existing knowledge about a historical event or the illegitimate distortion of the historical records
E. in that the former involves the legitimate scholastic re-examination of existing knowledge about a historical event and the illegitimate distortion of the historical records

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New post 28 Aug 2017, 01:04
My answer is D.
Is it the right one.
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Historical revisionism is different from history in that the former involves either the illegitimate distortion of the historical records or the legitimate scholastic re-examination of existing knowledge about a historical event, which is a form of historical negotionism

A. in that the former involves either the illegitimate distortion of the historical records or the legitimate scholastic re-examination of existing knowledge about a historical event.
B. because the former involves either the illegitimate distortion of the historical records or the legitimate scholastic re-examination of existing knowledge about a historical event.
C. in that the former involves either the legitimate scholastic re-examination of existing knowledge about a historical event or the illegitimate distortion of the historical records
D. because the former involves either the legitimate scholastic re-examination of existing knowledge about a historical event or the illegitimate distortion of the historical records
E. in that the former involves the legitimate scholastic re-examination of existing knowledge about a historical event and the illegitimate distortion of the historical records

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In Answer option A and B ..there is full stop at end, i think it is a typo ..

C , D and E , i think , they are wrong as in non underlined part we have "which is" , so we need singular noun .."historical records" is plural ...
Between A and B , i will stick with A ...
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I think B is correct, not sure if it should be in that or because but rest of the sentence looks right..

Please release OA.
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My answer is D :
A. in that the former involves either the illegitimate distortion of the historical records or the legitimate scholastic re-examination of existing knowledge about a historical event. which after the comma refers to distortion of the hisorical records
B. because the former involves either the illegitimate distortion of the historical records or the legitimate scholastic re-examination of existing knowledge about a historical event. same than A
C. in that the former involves either the legitimate scholastic re-examination of existing knowledge about a historical event or the illegitimate distortion of the historical records In that does not convey the right sense
D. because the former involves either the legitimate scholastic re-examination of existing knowledge about a historical event or the illegitimate distortion of the historical records correct answer
E. in that the former involves the legitimate scholastic re-examination of existing knowledge about a historical event and the illegitimate distortion of the historical records either one or the other in the original answer, this meaning is not conveyed here
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The correct answer to this question is Option C

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[quote="pushpitkc"]The correct answer to this question is Option C

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In option E as mentioned in the video, since there and hence which will refer to the entire clause? How is that true? Doesn't which refer to the noun preceding it immediately with an exception of prepositional clause in which it can also refer to the noun of the prepositional clause if that makes sense?

I am also not sure of the source of this question. Doesn't look like GMAT-like.
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New post Updated on: 30 Sep 2018, 06:08
anupriyajain wrote:
pushpitkc wrote:
The correct answer to this question is Option C

Please find below Video explanation



In option E as mentioned in the video, since there and hence which will refer to the entire clause? How is that true? Doesn't which refer to the noun preceding it immediately with an exception of prepositional clause in which it can also refer to the noun of the prepositional clause if that makes sense?

I am also not sure of the source of this question. Doesn't look like GMAT-like.


Hello anupriyajain,

Thanks for the post.

You are correct about your observation about "which"; the video is explaining the same thing- that 'which' has to refer to a noun preceding it; but because of the "...and..." construction, the preceding noun becomes compound "a and b" and "which" (singular) cannot refer to it. There is a slip in using the term "clause" in the explanation that may have led to the confusion; we will correct it.

Further, I hope you got the main difference, explained in the last ~15 seconds of the video- the need for "either...or" construction rather than the "and" construction for conveying the intended meaning of the sentence.

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Originally posted by Maxximus on 30 Sep 2018, 05:55.
Last edited by Maxximus on 30 Sep 2018, 06:08, edited 1 time in total.
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My answer is D :
A. in that the former involves either the illegitimate distortion of the historical records or the legitimate scholastic re-examination of existing knowledge about a historical event. which after the comma refers to distortion of the hisorical records
B. because the former involves either the illegitimate distortion of the historical records or the legitimate scholastic re-examination of existing knowledge about a historical event. same than A
C. in that the former involves either the legitimate scholastic re-examination of existing knowledge about a historical event or the illegitimate distortion of the historical records In that does not convey the right sense
D. because the former involves either the legitimate scholastic re-examination of existing knowledge about a historical event or the illegitimate distortion of the historical records correct answer
E. in that the former involves the legitimate scholastic re-examination of existing knowledge about a historical event and the illegitimate distortion of the historical records either one or the other in the original answer, this meaning is not conveyed here


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You may not be clear about the usage of "in that" versus "because". Please watch the following 1-minute video to understand the difference-



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